The most underestimated tool in the HR toolbox may be your front-line managers — and forward thinking HR pros are making manager development a key part of their business strategy.
The importance of solid talent management can't be understated even as its very nature continues to shift. To create a high-performance workplace, leaders are working more directly with each individual to develop skills and find career paths. But many managers still don't have the right skills to do so effectively.
That's where HR can step in. Inside you'll find guides on managing the managers as well as thoughts on how to more directly influence the employee life cycle. If you're still curious, feel free to reach out at [email protected]. As always, thanks for reading!
The talent management shift: Is your organization ready?
Employers are placing more value on acquiring, developing and keeping employees, prompting a talent management transformation. Read More »
5 ways great managers drive employee engagement
"I don't 'deal' with people. I 'work' with people," says Steve Browne, executive director of HR for LaRosa's, Inc. And managers need a similar mindset. Read More »
Coaching the coaches: Giving managers the tools to lead
A majority of managers say they haven't been sufficiently trained for their jobs. So where do you start? Read More »
Planning employees' life cycles: A blueprint for effective talent management
Establishing a thoughtful strategy from day one will help you maximize each individual's tenure with your company, writes Greg Shepard, chief strategy officer and chief technology officer at Pepperjam. Read More »
Why employers need a management pipeline
A management pipeline has employees on-deck, ready to jump into a supervisory role for more reasons than to cover for a vacationing manager. Read More »
How L&D can provide the one thing new managers need
All new employees require the support of HR in the onboarding process, but it's especially critical for busy managerial staff. Read More »