We often hear about how organizations are engaged in a war for talent, and the competition for workers is indeed intense. But the battle is evolving. In today's market, companies are not focusing as much on the war for talent itself, but rather on the war for developing talent. More of them are investing in building the skills of their current workforce, recognizing that the only way they're going to grow their business and stay ahead of the competition is by developing the team they have in place. Read more to learn about recent benchmarks in talent development, including how much companies are spending on training, how they're delivering it, and to whom.
The transition from peer to team leader is common within organizations, yet often the individuals making the transition have not been developed and prepped for their new roles. It's important to get a newly promoted leader off to a good start, and the first step is to recognize the shift and the changes and challenges that go with it.
We're in the most competitive economy in history - which means that if you're going to compete and win, you need leaders who can engage employees and enable them to work at the top of their game all day, every day, day after day. Here are three things that have to happen to ensure that your investment in your leaders delivers results.
Having an effective succession program in place can help ensure that you have replacements ready to fill critical roles. It can also help you to deepen the pool of talent in your organization, advance diversity efforts, and promote the development and growth of your top talent. In this webinar we'll share the primary factors to consider when creating a succession-planning process, ways to identify and analyze critical positions, methods for evaluating current talent, and tools for tracking and keeping your plan up to date.
Date: February 25, 2014
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST
Facilitators: Krista Skidmore and Bill Mugavin
HRCI Credits: 1.0 pending approval
Cost: No charge
Join FlashPoint for the following events. Visit our website to learn details and register online.
PUBLIC WORKSHOP: The Leadership Challenge® Workshop
March 20-21 (2 full days)
This practical and hands-on program is designed to inspire, engage, and help leaders develop the skills needed to meet whatever leadership challenges lie ahead.
PREVIEW SESSION: Management Vitals
April 14, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT
During this preview session we'll explore the content FlashPoint delivers in our Management Vitals training and how it can help your managers and supervisors develop essential people management skills.
PUBLIC WORKSHOP: The Leadership Challenge® Workshop for Emerging Leaders
April 24-25 (1.5 days)
We adapt The Leadership Challenge® Workshop specifically for emerging leaders, to help those who are newer to leadership roles or who do not yet have formal management responsibilities build their capacity to lead.
WEBINAR: Group Coaching: A Cost-Effective Way to Achieve Results
May 1, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT
Many organizations are using group coaching as a tool to develop their employees. In this webinar we'll share when group coaching tends to work best, how it should be structured, considerations for creating ownership, and tips to ensure it has a lasting impact.
FlashPoint, a certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) founded in 2002, provides talent management consulting in three practice areas:
- Talent Systems and Processes
- Talent Development
Our experienced, knowledgeable, and passionate consultants work with mid-size to large organizations to leverage talent, develop leaders, and accomplish strategic business objectives.