9/26/13: Top Talent Development Posts this Week

September 26, 2013 by Wally Bock

Every week, I review blogs and other publications that cover talent development to find the very best talent development posts. This week, you’ll find pointers to pieces about talent acquisition, induction (onboarding for American readers), your talent review, the hard truth about soft skills, and what went on at ERE Chicago.

From Holland Dombeck: Inaugural Talent Acquisition Survey Results From Jibe

“Jibe, Inc. released their inaugural Jibe Talent Acquisition Survey, which surveyed more than 100 in-house recruiting professionals on obstacles recruiters face in the rapidly-evolving talent acquisition market.”

From Jon Ingham: 10 Ideas / Innovations for Induction

“We’re not going to get the returns we need from recruiting if we’re not onboarding new hires effectively.  And after a lull in recruiting activity it could be a good time to take induction off the shelf and give a dust over. Here are 10 ideas for putting a bit more oomph in the way you may be inducting currently:”

From Laurie Ruettimann: Your Talent Review Lacks Relevancy

“In far too many organizations, an annual review process happens within the rank and file but it is disconnected from the real way talent is evaluated in a company. Your HR team is looking at a 12-box grid and thinking about how it plugs into a merit increase budget; however, your CEO and CFO are trying to determine revenue generated per employee and how to manage for growth and increased productivity while reducing overall organizational costs.”

From Dorothy Dalton: The hard truth about soft skills

“Hard skills are the foundation of a successful career.  But soft skills are the cement.”

Two Posts from John Hollon covering ERE Chicago

ERE Chicago, Day 1: Looking For Answers – and Some Good Questions

ERE Chicago, Day 2: College Recruiting – It’s All About the Interns

Wally Bock is a coach, a writer and President of Three Star Leadership.

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