Category Archives: Talent Management

How robust is your talent pipeline? Leaders are getting frustrated because the business is growing and they are facing important challenges in building their capacity. In a recent Manpower poll, 66% of CEOs say the lack of the right skills is their biggest challenge, furthermore, 52% of jobs are going unfilled due to lack of…

Employee Performance: Canada’s got talent…..or does it?

Lots has been written and said about employee performance and motivation.  Leaders often ask themselves “is my team performing?”  Do we have the maximum possible being given by our people? Many leadership gurus and magazines have many theories about what is needed to get people motivated and performing to their maximum potential.  While all of…

Did I make a mistake in promoting this person?!

How many times do we hear statements like “but she was my star performer and now as a manager she’s not getting the same results?” She was very competent as a (fill in the blank……sales person, supply chain specialist, quality assurance inspector, etc.) and so we promoted her. Did we make a mistake?! Have you…

Fatigué de travailler dans votre propre bulle et essayer d’être un expert en tout?

Le codéveloppement- format de développement très intéressant. Le feedback est clair : les gestionnaires n’ont pas le temps ou le luxe d’être absent du bureau pendant de longues périodes. Aussi, les gestionnaires cherchent une flexibilité de parfaire leurs connaissances et cherchent une interaction qui sauve énormément de temps dans la recherche des meilleures pratiques et des…

Creating a culture that shares

Knowledge sharing across the generations By Caroline Samne ____________________________________________________________________ For the first time in the history of society we have up to 5 generations working together side by side.  This is both an opportunity and a challenge for many organizations. The opportunities lay in the rich exchanges that can occur between groups that bring very…

The Value of Successful Transition Plans for Leaders

By Anne Pertus According to the Corporate Leadership Council described in a recent Human Capital Institute and DBM white paper “Fifty percent of newly hired executives quit or are fired within the first three years.” Similarly, the Center for Creative Leadership states that “Forty to 50 percent of new CEOs fail in the first 18…

Talent Mastery: Achievable Vision?

by Anne Pertus Developing a powerful workforce with high performing employees is the ultimate goal for any forward thinking organisation, thus ensuring that you have the right person in the right job at the right time with all the objectives aligned with the Vision and Mission of the company. How realistic is this Vision?  How…