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.


Amazon to deliver keynote address at Employee Benefits Live 2019

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

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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The going is good for William Hill’s HR Team of the Year

21 Nov 2018

William Hill took first place in the Personnel Today Awards 2018 race for HR Team of the Year. in recognition...

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CBRE recognised for change management in Carillion collapse

21 Nov 2018

CBRE won the 2018 Personnel Today Award for Managing Change this evening, in recognition for the speedy transfer of Carillion’s...

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Real People HR made HR Consultancy of the Year 2018

21 Nov 2018

Real People HR walked away with HR Consultancy of the Year at tonight’s Personnel Today Awards 2018 in recognition of...

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Delivering business agility: the critical role for HR in fast-growth firms

8 Oct 2018

Organisations strive to become more agile so they can respond to change and deal with external forces as they grow....

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Can LinkedIn’s analytics tool help HR beat the talent squeeze?

3 Oct 2018

Last week, LinkedIn launched a new tool it claims will deliver “data on demand” to HR and recruitment professionals struggling...

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