An interesting video on developing high performers featuring a variety of key HR people in organisations such as Oracle, Frucor, and Millward Brown.
Aiming for the top: Developing High Performers
Identifying and developing high performers is one of the primary ways businesses today can gain competitive advantage. Not only does the business benefit, it also serves to engage and further develop employees. So what are the top companies doing? Edweena Stratton, senior director of HR at Oracle, says her company has implemented fast-track programs for those identified as being key talent. Dean Sappey, HR director – Australia at Frucor, has concentrated on the key drivers for these people, through a range of motivational and psychometric tools. Frucor has also invested heavily on development opportunities for their high performers. Cindy Grass, HR director at Millward Brown, says that high performers not only want to be rewarded appropriately, but also be heard and listened to. Meanwhile, IT best employer McAfee’s HR director, John Francois, comments on the development opportunities available for their high performers – not only in terms of leadership, but also in resolving issues.
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Australian workers craving inspiration
Human Capital Magazine – 01/09/11
Australian workers are crying out for inspiration and looking to their leaders to provide it, according to an annual investigation into the world of Australian workers by recruitment and HR specialists, Randstad. Continue reading
An interesting article on a company using a well thought out L&D strategy to address organisational leadership requirements/development, one of the key outcomes being a staff retention rate of around 90% – SR…
From Toys to Talent
By Alicia Korney – Chief Learning Officer Magazine – 8/25/11
As Hasbro shifted from toy manufacturer to global brand powerhouse, the company transformed its leadership development to bolster the talent pipeline and promote innovative thinking. Continue reading