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  • Talent gaps stump companies by

    NEARLY FOUR out of five companies now report a big gap in their talent pipeline, and 40 per cent of the companies believe this to be an acute problem, a recent study has found

  • Employability Skills Profiler (ESP) by

    Society as a whole has historically not placed a great deal of value on aligning people with their perfect jobs. When it comes to disciplines such as science and engineering, professional development processes are exacting and clearly structured

  • Talent management: practising what we preach by

    As the business function responsible for people, HR has championed the benefits of developing talent management. But does this commitment to developing a pool of gifted individuals reach as far as the HR department itself? Ross Bentley reports

  • Steps to successful HR business partnering by

    HR business partnering is on the increase, but what does partnering really mean? Is it just a change of title, a fad, or a permanent change to the way HR will operate in the future? Shirley Dalziel and Judith Strange look at the keys to successful HR business partnering

  • How effective is your training? by

    A training needs analysis is the rock on which any L&D strategy should be built. However, learning and development has been known to spring up in organisations in the absence of any identified need. Teresa Russell speaks with two companies whose training needs analyses initiated positive, measurable organisational change

  • How to spot high-potential employees by

    Only one-third of 200 surveyed UK companies manage to retain all or most of their high-potential employees, while less than one-quarter believe their current processes will deliver the leaders they need for the future

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