Talent Management

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Talent Management is a constant process that involves attracting and retaining high-quality employees, developing their skills, and continuously motivating them to improve their performance.

Some consider the term ‘talent’ to refer to employees who are the top performers or those with high potential within an organisation, while others view ‘talent’ as everyone in an organisation.  This is a strategic decision an organisation needs to make.

Talent Management can include talent acquisition (proactive talent sourcing and recruitment), learning and development, organisational values and vision, performance management, career pathways and succession planning.

Talent Management is considered a critical strategic risk in most organisations and is often one of the top people priorities together with organisational culture and health, safety and wellbeing.  The Talent Management approach should maximise the value of the most important asset in your organisation – your people. It enables this by focusing on:

  • Attracting top talent/candidates to your business.
  • Effectively planning and managing critical roles and identifying potential short, medium and long-term candidates/successors for these roles.
  • Increasing performance by selecting the right candidates for specific roles.
  • Improving employee engagement and performance by addressing the right development opportunities for individuals.
  • Retaining top talent by ensuring you have a robust onboarding program and consistent approach to talent and development practices.
  • Improving overall business performance by ensuring employees are engaged, skilled and motivated, they will work towards your business goals.
  • Performance Management which is the process that continuously identifies, measures and develops the performance of your workforce.

shilo.consultants can support you to develop the right Talent Management strategy and approach. We will help you with:

  • Identifying the skills and capabilities you need for now and into the future.
  • Creating workforce planning practices and implementing them effectively.
  • Developing robust recruitment and talent acquisition processes to attract the right people at the right time.
  • Onboarding and induction programs to ensure employees have a positive first experience and are set up for success.
  • Identifying appropriate Performance Management practices or methodologies to set clearly defined goals, objectives, key performance indicators (KPI’s) and measures with regular monitoring processes.
  • Setting shared organisational goals and how to cascade these throughout your organisation.
  • Support and guidance on how to conduct difficult conversations regarding performance or behaviours.
  • Identifying the right mix of learning and development opportunities for employees aligned to organisational capabilities.
  • Strategies to help retain your best talent.
  • Developing the right tools and frameworks to identify and assess talent (internally and externally).
  • Developing robust succession plans and a process to identify critical roles.
  • Linking talent, performance, development and remuneration practices.
  • Selecting the right performance and talent systems and tools that integrate to your existing platforms.

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