5 Key Trends That Influence Talent Management In 2019

Every new year offers business leaders and HR professionals an opportunity to rethink how they manage and retain talent together with introducing fresh or changing prevailing talent management systems.

The rapid change in technology is bringing radical transformation in the workplace and HR managers need to constantly get flexible to adapt to new changes and keep up with the emerging trends that influence talent management. 

Read more at:

New technologies for talent management

BI and Big Data tools are changing the management of human resources and particularly strategic transformations are already taking place in the recruitment phases and in talent management. These new technologies are designed to support the HR function in order to better understand the profiles of each employee and thus align their aspirations with the company’s needs.

Read more at:

How To Cascade Your Strategic Plan Throughout Your Organization

Once a strategic plan is created at the highest level of an organization, there is a great need to cascade the strategic plan throughout all areas of the business. With larger and mid-sized organizations, you have to work on bringing the plan down to the secondary, tertiary, and all other levels of the organization.

Read more at:

You Can’t Do It All: How to Create a Strategic Action Plan

We were having a conversation about strategy execution with a customer a couple weeks ago when they made a really salient point: “We just want to make sure we are evaluating ideas we have for strategic initiatives in a way that identifies and prioritizes high-impact projects.”

It’s a common problem. When faced with all of the things that you could do, how do you prioritize and select the initiatives and actions that will provide the best results?

Read more at:


How to use AI to elevate your workers through human-machine collaboration

In my previous posts, I discussed how adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and other smart technologies is changing the way we work. We’re in the thick of an exciting revolution—one that will determine the future of work and our place in it.

Your workers are the heart of your enterprise. It’s up to you, the leaders of your organization, to create the future of work.

Read more at:


Employee wellbeing a top priority for UK banks

Facing strong competition from challenger banks and fintech start-ups, top financial institutions in the UK are placing more emphasis on employee wellbeing. According to a new survey by Bishopsgate Financial, a majority of banks are focusing on flexible working (68 percent), diversity (66 percent), and implementing development and training (61 percent). Nearly three quarters (72 percent) of UK banks identified the need to implement agile working conditions as central to achieving high performing teams, while corporate social responsibility (CSR) continues to be a significant area of focus across the financial sector (76 percent of respondents).

Read more at:

Strategy Planning: The Emergence Of Strategic Self-Directed Teams

The World Wide Web

Early in the 1990’s, the “web” was fully released to the world. It was fundamentally a collection of linked hypertext documents, indexed and accessible to a vast number of networked computers. For many, the internet ushered in the “information age” a new way of working and thinking.

Recognizing Expertise and Autonomy

Perception of employees completely changed: information age workers are seen as ‘thinkers’ rather than ‘doers’. There is an expectation that individuals be ready to take responsibility for planning, executing and solving their own problems.

Read more at:

Understanding Strategic Meetings Management

According to the GBTA groups and meetings committee, Strategic Meeting Management (SMM) is the management of enterprise-wide meeting-related processes, spend, volume, standards, suppliers and data in order to achieve measurable business objectives that align with the organization’s strategic goals/vision, and deliver value in the form of quantitative savings, risk mitigation and service quality.

Read more at:

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.

Read more at:

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.

Read more at: