The process by which an individual determines direction, influences a group, and directs the group toward a specific goal or mission.
An organisation’s greatest resource should be its people, but too often talent is under-utilised or even ignored. Too many good people are lost through poor planning or a lack of engagement, often leaving organisations without the skills they need to succeed. Managers and teams can often be too slow to develop the people they may soon be calling on to step-up and take on more responsibility.
Talent management seek to attract, identify, develop, engage, retain and deploy individuals who are considered particularly valuable to an organisation. It should align with business goals and strategic objectives. By managing talent strategically, organisations can build a high-performance workplace, add value to their employer brand, and improve diversity management. For these reasons, people professionals consider talent management to be among their key priorities