Succession and Workforce Planning
- Published on 8 May 2014
- HR Pulse News Desk
In certain organisations, the issue of identifying high-potential employees – or 'high potentials' – is very emotive because when you label someone as a high potential, you subject them to a number of consequences. For example, you run the risk of alienating them from their peers or could even (effectively) be putting a target on their backs – from a competitive point of view – if this information is made public. It's tragic that when identifying high potentials, organisations often overlook these unintended consequences. Why?
- Published on 24 Mar 2014
- Frew Murdoch
Talent mapping is a formalised process of aligning the talent on hand to the talent required to meet business strategy and goals. This means that it's an excellent method of talent planning. Talent managers need to focus their efforts on aligning talent management with strategic planning to see increasingly greater value in talent mapping. However, creating a comprehensive and value-generating talent plan is not for the faint-hearted and requires a lot of research and smarts.
- Published on 31 Oct 2013
- Natalie Maroun
Three billion unskilled and semi-skilled workers around the world are jobless. A mammoth 1.5 billion jobs need to be created globally for the world to win the war against unemployment. This was the message from the 30th International Pan Pacific Business Conference which was hosted by the University of Johannesburg (UJ) earlier this year.