Peruse articles about talent development and youll find that many focus on the war for talent, engagement drivers, and the future of work. The days of talent development professionals being asked to exclusively focus on talent development is coming to an end, and its something to be celebrated.
In some organizations, it is becoming tougher to manage peopleregardless of whether they are employees or contract workers. As more and more high-level, independent workers are staffed on projects, hiring managers are learning that they must follow new rules to manage these gig workers, rules that may not seem intuitive and may even seem harsh.
How do you keep a workforce engaged and educated in a business that offers more than 40,000 in-store items, and hundreds of thousands more online? Home Depot: Home Improvement Meets Performance Improvement features interviews, photos, and details about talent development solutions Home Depot has initiated, such as a just-in-time performance support that associates can access from mobile devices while assisting customers.
Partner for Performance provides the keys to aligning your learning and development role with your organizations greatest needs. Performance improvement specialists Ingrid Guerra-Lpez and Karen Hicks offer a framework for fast-tracking your growth as an ally to managers and a consultant to business leaders.
Rahul Varma is chief learning officer at Accenture, where he is responsible for global learning and talent development. He oversees an annual training budget of more than $840 million and leads teams around the world that deliver award-winning work to drive strategic learning, onboarding and integration, career development, career transitions, and performance management for the companys more than 370,000 employees.
These apps can help senior leaders maintain focus in an always-on world. But you can use the very technology that seems to zap your focus and interrupt your workflow to improve your focus and increase your productivity.