Talent Management: A Critical Part of Every Leader’s Job

Many CEOs are naturally inclined – and responsible for – overseeing the day-to-day operations of their respective firms. Not that there is anything wrong with that, but in the years ahead, one of a company’s major competitive advantages will be its ability to attract, develop, excite and retain talent. Responsibility for managing that talent is already being assumed by some CEOs, who, these co-authors and … [ Read more ]

Beth Axelrod

Despite years of conversation, I don’t think the HR function has done a good job of attracting enough business-minded professionals into HR. And until we do that, until we make HR a desirable career, or at least a valuable segment in the journey of one’s career—one that has real business impact—we won’t raise the caliber of talent in the function. And until we do that, … [ Read more ]