Talent management

Talent management describes the processes used by employers to attract, identify, develop, engage and retain individuals of particular value to their organisation.

Successful talent management can lead to an increased ability to attract star performers, a reduction in recruitment costs, and a more focused approach to the allocation of the training budget.


Personnel Today Awards 2020 open for entries

Entries have opened for the 2020 Personnel Today Awards, recognising the HR professionals, teams and suppliers that have delivered outstanding...

IR35: Surely blanket bans are not the answer?

3 Mar 2020

Rather than run the risk of being caught out by the extension of off-payroll working rules to the private sector,...

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‘Overcommitment’ is greatest HR challenge for 2020

13 Feb 2020

The urge to commit to too many initiatives may be one of the greatest challenges facing HR, according to global...

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Talent shortage worst since 2008, says recruiter

3 Feb 2020

Almost a quarter of employers in the UK are unable to find the talent they need.

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Personnel Today Awards 2019: Fresh Direct delivers Talent Management Award

20 Nov 2019

Short-listed organisations that have adopted a particularly proactive and imaginative approach to talent management.

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Amazon to deliver keynote address at Employee Benefits Live 2019

25 Sep 2019

Ben Farmer (pictured), head of HR, UK corporate, at global retail and technology organisation Amazon, will deliver a keynote address...

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New teachers to receive £6,000 boost to attract the ‘best’

2 Sep 2019

Starting salaries for teachers will reach as much as £30,000 by the 2022-23 academic year under a range of plans announced today.

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Could DNA testing be the key to developing talent?

31 May 2019

DNA testing for ancestry and medical insights has become increasingly popular as the technology matures, but what impact could it have on talent development at work?

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How to attract the candidates who don’t think you need them

29 May 2019

Software company Sage needed to expand its candidate pool for a slew of new roles. Reaching out to groups who...

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Why ‘talent’ is no longer a useful term for business

16 May 2019

As the requirements for future leaders change, is it time to do away with the concept of focusing only on a select few?

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How to get ahead in the labour market race

9 Apr 2019

Matt Weston, managing director of recruitment firm Robert Half, looks at the current UK labour market and provides some insight...

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How a great people culture has boosted Metro Bank’s performance

7 Mar 2019

In a round table discussion at the UNLEASH Conference & Expo in London later this month, Metro Bank’s chief people...

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Retaining talent by supporting older workers (webinar)

22 Jan 2019

Organisations are increasingly recognising the value of older workers in filling skills shortages and the benefits that having mixed-age teams...

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High-growth firms crowd out competition for talent

22 Jan 2019

The UK’s efforts to boost productivity while ironing out regional inequalities in job creation may be fundamentally at odds, according...

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‘Total talent management’ could solve the productivity puzzle

3 Dec 2018

Faced with uncertain access to labour and the need to reskill workers in the coming years, how can organisations take...

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