Are succession plans becoming shorter – and more guided?

We think that the days of long-term succession plans are over: it’s no longer realistic to think in terms of, say, a five year succession plan – and it’s no longer practical to think that talented people will wait around, biding their time in the organisation until a post comes up. The problem is not only is it almost impossible to determine what you are looking for in people for five years’ time but…

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The 5 fundamentals when looking to move to continuous Performance Management

With debate around how performance review may be changing and with some organisations looking to move away from performance ratings to more continuous performance management, we offer in this blog post the 5 areas we think are fundamental when you start to consider making any changes to your performance management process. #1 – Get involvement from everyone when mapping out the new approach This is about consulting with employees and including them in your planning…

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Will the trends in talent management of 2015 play out in 2016?

Before we start with the talent management predictions of 2016, let’s take a moment to look back at 2015 and the 5 core trends in talent management we witnessed. Expectations of a Talent system’s accessibility, interface and experience rose dramatically. Employees and managers expected to be able to access data and information anywhere and at any time – whether this was on their smartphone, tablet or desktop – and be presented with a workflow and visual…

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