Monthly Archives: May 2011

Talent Management: A New Take on “Best Employer” TM Orthodoxy

Do you believe that effective TM is about being a better “employer magnet”? The orthodox TM approach is to achieve TM success by being a great, no, better employer than the competition. Witness a recent (8 May, 2011) article in … Continue reading

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Talent Management: a Military Perspective on a Learning Organization

How does the military operationalize a learning organization? A short article in 24 May, 2011 National Post titled: “Battle-tested lessons for small businesses from a former Navy SEAL”, page FP13 outlines three intriguing and challenging ideas: It’s 80% training, 20% … Continue reading

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Talent Management: Two Notions of Fit for the Job

Today’s post considers what does “fit for the job means” and the relationship to talent management (TM). This post is inspired by a very insightful article titled “Make sure employees fit the job”, ┬áby Jim Beqaj in 24 May, 2011 … Continue reading

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Talent Management: The Often Vexing “Lack of Sharing” Issue in Knowledge Management

This post explores one of the common issues that face many organizations as they attempt to transfer knowledge across their organizations and explores why it is so vexing. ┬áThis is inspired by a 22 May, 2011 Vancouver Province Article titled … Continue reading

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