Plan ahead for the CIPD Learning and Development Show

We’re getting ready for the CIPD Learning and Development Show taking place on 13 and 14 May at Olympia, London. We attend as an exhibitor each year showcasing our latest talent management software, and we’re fortunate to meet lots of great people and have really valuable conversations.…

The Winsor Review and anniversary PDR systems

To comply with one of the Winsor Review recommendations, Police Forces now need to ensure that a PDR is completed before a pay increment is awarded. Recommendation 81 of the Winsor Review looks at the training of line managers to use the Performance Development Review (PDR) system efficiently and effectively.  As part of this, Forces need to be able to assess the performance of people at a time which coincides with the anniversary of their start or promotion date – rather than tying it in with an annual HR, business or financial cycle. You'll have heard about this through the College of Policing.…

Improving Talent Management by learning from Marketing

We believe that HR teams can look at improving Talent Management in their organisations by borrowing five techniques from marketing. Think of your employees as consumers of the career you offer – keeping them engaged will keep them loyal.  Aim to understand and meet their needs - just as your organisation attempts to meet the needs of your customers. Your marketing colleagues don’t think of your customers as one homogenous group - and know that one-size does not fit all, so why is Talent Management often approached in this way? Marketing teams gather data about consumer behaviour, they’ll segment the audience, develop an enticing proposition and they’ll target specific products and offers to defined customer groups, put in place retention programs and analyse data coming back to them.  How does this play out when we talk of talent as consumers?…

Generation Z - Talent Management

Managing Gen Z talent is said to present different challenges from managing other so-called ‘generations’; the career portfolio, a stronger desire for work-life balance, development planning. How does this impact the traditional talent management model?…

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