Strategic Recruitment Summit

The importance of this event cannot be understated. In the past three years there has been a massive influx of people entering the job market. An online ad generates hundreds, if not thousands, of responses. According to the 2014 Brandon Hall Talent Acquisition Benchmarking Survey, nearly 80% of survey respondents rated their overall talent acquisition efforts as less than highly effective, yet companies still find it hard to find skilled people.

ASDA joining the 2015 High Potentials Talent Summit

Talent Management Alliance (TMA), today shared new details about its upcoming 2015 High Potentials Talent Summit, taking place on the 13th &14th January, 2015 at the DoubleTree By Hilton London Victoria. ASDA will join a host of other leading organizations on the Speaker Faculty at the conference that include Sony Music Entertainment, eBay, Sodexo, Nestle, Citi and Lenovo, amongst many others.

People in Health Care

Health care reform and its implementation have taken a toll on every aspect of the industry from the delivery and cost of services to staff engagement. Most in the industry will agree that navigating through these changes is not an easy feat. What makes managing change even more difficult is the pace of change; in 2014 alone, more than a dozen health care reform provisions were implemented.

Inclusion Sold Separately

A lot of organizations treat inclusion like its sold separately. You’ve taken the time to pull together a diverse team, but until you effectively include those team members into the organization, you wont enjoy the benefits of the diversity. It’s like having an amazing gift that requires batteries, without the batteries.

Talent Management Alliance: Google Joins Programme for European Human Capital Analytics Summit

TMA’s Human Capital (HR) Analytics conference, taking place on the 3rd& 4th September, 2014 at the DoubleTree By Hilton in London, will explore best practice approaches for HR functions to build their analytics capabilities to provide meaningful insights for business decisions integrate talent into strategy and demonstrate the real value of their talent.

Talent Management Alliance Succession Planning Summit

Talent Management Alliance’s Succession Planning Summit, will examine the evolution of succession planning as we reveal how a number of best practice organizations are leading the way. Industry experts will share their experiences within the areas of workforce planning, career management, leadership development, high impact technologies, high potential assessment & development, and learning & development that can drive increased productivity and business excellence in your organization.

Overview of the People in Energy East conference in Kuala Lumpur

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure and honour to be one of the guest speakers at the People in Energy East conference organized in Kuala Lumpur by Lucy Brennan from The Talent Management Alliance. It was my first visit in Malaysia and I thoroughly enjoyed the warm welcome I was given by everyone at the event – it put me in a great mood for the Compensation training I delivered in Kuala Lumpur a few weeks later!

Talent Management Alliance Inclusion Summit

TMA’s upcoming 2014 Inclusion Summit will be held at the Westin Buckhead in Atlanta, from September 22nd-23rd, 2014. Last year the event attracted over 100 Diversity & Inclusion executives and this year it is expected to attract more. The 2014 Inclusion Summit will feature practitioners and thought leaders sharing case studies, best practices and frameworks on measuring and assessing the inclusion journey and creating a strong business case for inclusion in organizations.

Innovative Ways to Leverage Social Media for Your Advanced Recruiting Needs

Social recruitment is blowing the doors off of the recruitment models of the past and presenting organizations with the means to advance traditional recruiting elements like sourcing, selecting, hiring and branding to new levels. It’s use is growing exponentially and utilizing platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Twitter, and even Pinterest, have shown that an online community is not only imperative for recruiting, but it can be built and managed to reach the audience you want, even on platforms that weren’t built with recruiting in mind! However, like with any new technology or practice, to yield results leaders must be mindful and communicate, train and earn support in order for their social strategies to succeed.

Talent Management Alliance People in Energy Summit

Talent Management Alliance’s (TMA) upcoming 2014 People in Energy Summit. This will be TMA’s fifth annual summit for the Energy industry and the chosen venue this time is The Houstonian Hotel in Houston Texas. The conference will be a full three day program taking place November 17th -19th, 2014. The event is expecting to convene approximately 300 human capital executives in oil, gas and energy and will feature insightful practitioner led sessions that will address innovative recruiting, accelerated employee development and other talent management issues facing the Global Energy Industry.

Building Culture

In an interview with Norm Sabapathy, Executive Vice President of People for The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited we discuss culture as a management discipline and how it can be architected to affect organizational behaviour.