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Development professionals and HR executives are being held more accountable for their talent management investments and are being asked to quantify the business benefits, according to a recent study we conducted at Right Management. The survey findings show this is a global trend, and I presume it will only become more intense as top management demands Continue Reading…Filed under Leadership Development | Comment (0)
In a new study we conducted at Right Management of over 200 CEOs and senior human resource professionals, we learned that a worldwide average of just 58% of overseas transfers were judged to be successful by their organizations with little variation across regions. That means 42% fail. It’s a serious issue. This has to Continue Reading…Filed under Leadership Development | Comment (0)
Employees succeed because they parlay their personality and skills into high performance. But as they rise to higher levels in an organization, many find that traits that served them well on the journey upward may not drive their success going forward. In fact, those accelerators may become roadblocks. As Marshall Goldsmith famously points out in Continue Reading…Filed under Executive Coaching | Comments (2)
Few organizations, either in the U.S. or in any other industrialized country, have been able to build a robust pipeline of leadership talent for their organizations. Senior leaders and HR professionals tell us that they not are confident about internal talent development efforts or their capability of meeting key management needs. In fact, only 4% Continue Reading…Filed under Leadership Development | Comment (0)
Organizations have made strenuous efforts to hold onto their best people. But new data from our latest body of research tells us that competitive pressures have grown more acute and top talent is being targeted more than ever before. In fact, nearly two out of three employers now complain that other companies seek to hire Continue Reading…Filed under Employee Engagement, Leadership Development | Comment (0)
For the fifth year in a row person-to-person networking proves to be the single most effective way of finding a new job, according to a study of more than 46,000 individuals who received outplacement services from Right Management. Our data from both the U.S. and Canada continue to hold steady and show what we’ve Continue Reading…Filed under Workforce Transition and Outplacement | Comments (3)
In the classic management book, The Leadership Pipeline, the authors discuss the key transitions in leadership development, based on their observations of thousands of executives. One of the early turning points, they say, is learning how to be a manager of managers, a skill that can be quite challenging to master.* Today, more than Continue Reading…Filed under Talent Management | Comment (1)
I started my spring cleaning last weekend by packing away my wool sweaters (wishful thinking living in the Midwest!) I think a similar exercise applied to talent management practices is a good idea for organizations as well. Talent practices that have served you well in the past may need to be shelved. Talent models could Continue Reading…Filed under Talent Assessment | Comment (0)
I’ve been consulting in Asia for some time now and while many talent management issues are geographically specific, some transcend boundaries. How to nurture high potential employees is one such universal concern. It’s as much a challenge for companies based in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and mainland China as it is for those headquartered in London, Continue Reading…Filed under Leadership Development | Comments (2)
For the third year in a row, lack of high-potential leaders was the most pressing concern for U.S. HR executives, 32% of whom put it at the top of their list of challenges to be faced in 2013, according to new research we conducted at Right Management. Right Management continues to invest in thought Continue Reading…Filed under Leadership Development | Comment (0)