This week's Fierce Resource was first published last Thursday on the Human Resource Executive Online website and was written by Mark McGraw.
Is HR Passing the Talent Management Test, sites a recent survey by WomenCorporateDirectors and Heidrick & Struggles, that shows out of 1,000 board members in 59 countries most don't think their HR team is doing enough to focus on talent management, with only 20% of respondents saying they "strongly agree" that their organization is effective at attracting top talent. The article goes on to point out that most HR functions are actually doing much better then this study would have you believe, and what is actually missing are the conversations between HR, the CEO, and the board.
"The findings don't necessarily paint an accurate picture of how HR is really doing in terms of managing talent, but should remind HR leaders that they need to communicate talent-management initiatives with their boards, experts say."
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