Assessing Talent Management Maturity

Posted in : HR Updates on 24 September 2014
Stewart Miller
NGA Human Resources
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Today more and more organisations put Talent Management high on the agenda. Talent Management involves managing employees with specific talents in the most suitable positions in the organisation—and having the right set of skills as they are needed. This typically applies to all employees of an organization. However, an organisation can also focus the process on a certain group of employees with targeted or identified business critical skills.

To establish their own distinctive capability, organisations should consider Talent Management, providing a view of the present and future. A few reasons for strategic Talent Management are: The tight labor market; inspiring and retaining employees; increasing productivity and employee satisfaction; and the availability of successors for key positions. The challenge is to align Talent Management with the strategic components of the organisation and determine the approach that will raise the level of professionalisation.

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Stewart Miller
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