How effective do you think your talent planning strategy is? Do you think you will have the right people in the right roles to take your business into its next phase? Forbes magazine thinks if you can get this right then the HR function is contributing the most value to its business.
As business becomes increasingly global and knowledge-based, finding and training the right person for critical positions could mean the difference between a business strategy succeeding or failing.
It is no secret that Google knows how to find talent that can differentiate them from their competitors and, subsequently, has become a brand that will attract the high skill levels they need – but why aren’t there more organisations that focus on talent so effectively? The challenge for HR is to ensure the company leadership team understand the crucial link between talent management and its business strategy.