Opinion | The role of Artificial Intelligence in talent management

With young entrepreneurs acting as its early advocates across industries, technology promises to be a strong game changer. In today’s day and age there cannot be a more perfect meeting place for human and artificial intelligence (AI) than human resources (HR). The synergy of the two is all set to transform the way organizations recruit, assess, manage and motivate talent.

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Experts review global talent management modes

Following the 2019 Conference on Global Migration and Talent Mobility held last Saturday, a roundtable discussion on the theme of “Global talent management in a changing context: perspectives from global think tanks” was co-hosted by the Center for China and Globalization (CCG), and Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS).

A group of prominent scholars, experts and officials in the field of migration from CCG, MERICS, various international organizations, foreign think tanks and universities shared insights into the theory and practice in the management of global talent in order to offer policy advice for China’s own talent migration management regime.

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Business Management Strategies For The Entrepreneurially Challenged

These days, anyone can start a business, which has both its upsides and downsides at the same time. Everyone should have an equal opportunity to create a unique product or a brand, but the market quickly becomes saturated with all kinds of things. Sometimes the good just can’t manage to make its way up and distinguish itself from the mediocre and bad.

With the growing trend of various start-ups, most of those business ideas are hit-or-miss, which means that there’s a high possibility that your company will quickly become a thing of past, as soon as something goes south. 

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Strategic Management in Fashion

The core of strategic management taught in Business Schools around the world is Professor Michael E Porter’s five forces, along with his seminal article “What is Strategy?” The aim of this approach is to achieve competitive advantage that has some durability and longevity. Two approaches achieve this. One is to be more effective as a company, by undertaking different activities; the other is to be more efficient as a company by using different approaches, to a similar end as your competitor.

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The Talent Experience Market Is Real: And HR Tech Vendors Are Scrambling

As I talked about in the article From Talent Management To Talent Experience, the market for corporate talent management software has changed.

Companies are no longer happy with end-to-end talent management systems designed for HR – we now need platforms that help employees (and contingents) manage their owntalent experience at work.

While this may sound easy, it’s not. It requires a wholesale rethinking of how HR software is designed, and it’s challenging vendors in all markets.

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As the insurance industry transforms to meet the growing demands of the digital era, incumbent players face an ultimatum in recruitment: innovate or fall behind, claims Bethan Moorcraft. “Moving forward in the digital era, the challenge for incumbent insurers will be to strike the right workforce balance between innovative thinkers and those with a deep insurance industry knowledge that has been developed over time,” she writes in Insurance Business Canada.

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Managerial Leadership Is the Critical Link between the CEO and the Front Line

When a strategy or a major initiative within an organization fails to deliver the desired results, it’s easy to get sucked into a blame game between the departments. However, the fault often lies in poor management and a weak link between the CEO and the front line employees. The poor delegation of work, micromanaging employees and not nurturing accountability are among the factors that can contribute to the lack of success of an organization.

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Strategy & Performance in Olathe, KS and Durham, NC

At the 2019 Transforming Local Government Conference, our own Laura Chandler had the opportunity to participate in a podcast with Ed Foley from the City of Olathe and Josh Edwards from the City of Durham to discuss how they manage performance, track data, and more to achieve their strategic visions.

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From Talent Management To Talent Experience. Why The HR Tech Market Is In Disruption

Have you noticed how many interesting new HR software companies we have?  There’s a reason. The craze for “integrated talent management systems” is ending, now replaced by a market for “talent experience” solutions.

In this article I’m going to discuss the history of “integrated talent management” and explain why it feels so dated.

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Talent Management Strategy Guide

What is Talent Management Strategy?

Applicant tracking systems, employee onboarding software, performance management are all part of the greater talent management framework. The right talent management strategy aligns these functions to give organizations a strategic advantage.

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