Ceylon Chamber to hold talent management session on March 24

HR practitioners representing firms from diverse sectors will present their expert insights on how to manage talent in order to become an innovation driven business, during the ‘Plenary 1’ of the upcoming ‘Future of Business – Innovation Strategy and Learning Event’ of the Ceylon Chamber. The session titled, ‘Managing the Millennial Worker’ will focus on the requirement of a unique management style to harness the energy and creativity that will be brought in by the millennials into a business. –

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Talent Management And The Customer Experience

The most pressing issue in customer service and the customer experience today isn’t chatbots or automation. It’s talent management: the recruiting, selection, and nurturing of the great, and potentially great, employees who make the difference to the actual customers who pay a company’s actual bills.

More information: https://www.forbes.com/sites/micahsolomon/2017/03/07/talent-management-customer-service-and-the-customer-experience/#796c99ad7c27

Gartner Names Halogen a Visionary in Magic Quadrant for Talent Management Suites for the Fourth Consecutive Year

OTTAWA , March 2, 2017 /CNW/ – Halogen Software (HGN.TO), a leading provider of talent management solutions, has been named a visionary in Gartner’s recent Magic Quadrant for Talent Management Suites for the fourth year in a row.

According to the report, “Talent management (TM) suites are an integrated set of modules that support an organization’s need to plan, attract, develop, reward, engage and retain talent.

More information: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/gartner-names-halogen-visionary-magic-133000280.html

Face-off: SAP vs. IBM for talent management

SAP acquired HR software company SuccessFactors for $3.4 billion in 2012. IBM acquired HR software company Kenexa for $1.3 billion the same year. Now the two are locked in a battle with Oracle, Cornerstone, Workday and many other vendors offering corporate software for talent management.

More information: http://www.computerworld.com/article/3176198/enterprise-applications/face-off-sap-vs-ibm-for-talent-management.html

Avoiding a short-sighted view of talent management

It’s safe to say that organisations of all shapes and sizes will benefit from future-proof strategies. In fact, according to a recent report by management consulting firm McKinsey – ‘Measuring the Economic Impact of Short-termism’ – the earnings of firms that focused on long-term planning over short-term objectives grew, on average, 36% more than other businesses, and their economic profit grew by 81% more.

More information: http://www.recruiter.co.uk/expert-advice/2017/02/avoiding-a-short-sighted-view-of-talent-management/

Career Architecture – building blocks to effective talent management

A dynamic business environment, technological advancements, changing workforce aspirations and attitudes, all have significant consequences not just for businesses but for the talent market as well. Traditional approaches to career progression and movement are fast falling out of step with the changing needs of the talent market. In the Indian context, career architecture is a loosely defined concept. More often than not, there are no clear interlinkages established between various career architecture programs and other HR processes.

More information: http://www.businessinsider.in/career-architecture-building-blocks-to-effective-talent-management/articleshow/57253699.cms