Tag Archives: talent management

Talent management: Using technology to mitigate talent issues and risks

This post is inspired by a Jonathan Low Linkedin Blog: There are many tasks humans perform better than machines. Helping organizations figure that out, is a significant challenge. Jonathan raises the very interesting question on where we should draw the line … Continue reading

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Talent Management: Understanding Context and Opportunistically Responding

Three articles over the last few weeks (Provincial performance is uniformly dismal, Three steps toward correcting youth un(der)employment, Widening ‘skills gap’ leaves ‘lost generation’ of graduates unable to …) discuss structural issues affecting Canada’s future economic wellbeing and related employment opportunities for … Continue reading

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Talent management: Microsoft talent dissipation through distraction

“So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.”  ― Peter F. Drucker The news (August 26, 2013) is full of Microsoft and Steve Ballmer’s resignation (?). Today’s post is a very personal perspective … Continue reading

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Talent management: Making yourself the victim in the piece

A recent article by Dan Ovsey (News for Evaluating a national skills strategy) discussed the political institutional hurdles in agreeing and running a successful nationwide based skills strategy. This Blog post suggests that those who are affected by such environmental … Continue reading

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Why doesn’t anybody copy Apple: Where do we focus? Gather marbles, or play the game?

This post is inspired by Horace Deidiu in his recent blog post (Why doesn’t anybody copy Apple?). His provocative question is: “Why is it that everyone wants to copy Apple’s products but nobody wants to copy being Apple?” He notes … Continue reading

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Talent Management: A series of Aggregation/Disaggregation Decisions

Talent Management (TM) can be described various ways. In today’s post I will explore one way we can think about it and see how this might help us be more effective and efficient at doing this process. We will explore … Continue reading

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