Talent Management

Talent management is at the top of business agendas around the world. If they are to compete in global markets, organisations must recruit, retain and develop the best talent, often in fields where there are skills shortages. To do this successfully, they must fulfil the career aspirations of different generations of the workforce, from Millennials and Generation Y to Generation X and Baby Boomers, while ensuring they meet key business objectives, such as succession planning. Read more

Talent mobility – the movement of talent across an organisation’s departments, divisions and locations – plays an increasingly important part in global businesses’ talent management strategies. International assignments and relocations may both form part of a corporate talent mobility programme.

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With contributions from experts, this section provides HR and talent managers, whether or not they are managing international assignments and global mobility, with the news, articles, tools and advice they need to keep up with the latest developments in talent management and formulate effective talent management solutions. It covers both policy and practice across a host of topics, including skills strategies, recruitment, and training and development, from career and leadership planning for graduate recruits and interns to developing women leaders and senior managers. Insights from the latest global mobility surveys are also featured.

See also our International Assignments, Human Resources, and Talent Management sections. For details of organisations in the global mobility industry that provide international assignment and recruitment services, as well as destination services providers and relocation management companies, see our Directory. Keep informed by subscribing to our newsletters and other publications.

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Latest Talent Management News

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Businesses applaud UK skills 'revolution'

Business leaders have welcomed government proposals for a skills "revolution" in the UK, focused on education and training for older teenagers and adults of all ages.

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Pandemic 'no deterrent' to global mobility

A sizeable majority of professionals are now more willing to relocate either abroad or within their home countries than they were before the Covid-19 pandemic took hold, according to a new survey encompassing nine global markets.
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UK immigration system: proposed changes and the impact on global mobility

How will the new UK budget help companies attract global talent?
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Recovery roadmap leads to vacancies surge

Vacancies across the UK recorded a 10%, week-on-week rise at the end of February ahead of the easing of government lockdown restrictions, according to a new survey.

Learning & Development

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Vaccine success boosts appeal of UK universities

The UK's successful rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine has made British universities more appealing to overseas students than those in the US, Canada, Australia and Germany, according to a global survey.
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Thousands bid to relocate to UK from Hong Kong

The worsening political situation in Hong Kong has already resulted in some 27,000 locals applying for residency in the UK under a scheme that only opened at the start of last month.
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Why is Purpose so Important for Women Now?

Sarah Rozenthuler is a chartered psychologist, leadership consultant and published author. Watch her in conversation with Jayne Constantinis and Fiona Murchie.

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Homeworking 'more or as productive' finds new CIPD research

New research by the CIPD shows the shift to homeworking over the pandemic has been a positive experience for most employers. Work-life balance, collaboration and focus have all improved.
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Video Call Fatigue Amounts to 862 Million Unproductive Businesses Hours

Connected Brits admit to spending hours getting ready for work-related video calls during lockdown and struggling to get back into the zone once the call is over, leading to millions of hours of ‘wasted’ work time since lockdown.
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‘Resilience triples with well-rounded wellbeing support’

The workplace Return, Reset or Reboot demands agility and resilience. Yet a new survey by Aon suggests only 30% of employees feel resilient, highlighting a need for employers to re-examine people risk.

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From awkward to meaningful conversations: Coaching for tomorrow

Last Thursday’s Academy of Executive Coaching panel debate at the Royal Society offered insight on the transformational skills we need for change and how best to prepare for tomorrow.
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