Top Talent Blog

Prepare Your Team Member to Accept Feedback and/or Advice

You may not realize that an offer to give feedback or advice may not be valued as much as you want it to be. The process of turning good people into top talent involves practicing the principles of effective Talent Management. A key principle of Talent Management includes creating a relationship that accelerates progress to […]

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Are You Giving Feedback or Advice?

Turning Your Good People Into Top Talent Blog Series Are You Giving Feedback or Advice? Here is the difference and why it matters: Talent Management includes creating a relationship that accelerates progress to mastery. An employee’s manager or team leader is usually the ideal person to provide feedback or advice. Who better than the team […]

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A Legal Tightrope

Recently, the fairness of workplace selection assessments for hiring has been called into question (Again!). Some critics claim that tests can be discriminatory and eliminate qualified candidates from getting hired. Hiring managers can safely cross this chasm on the “legal tightrope” by being sure the assessments they use are fair, valid and legal. For over […]

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Why Do Interviews Go Wrong and What Impact Does This Have on the Company?

A colleague  recently posted the following question in one of our forums: Why do interviews go wrong and what impact does this have on the company? What are the costs of making a bad hire? Jay Niblick, another colleague, gave the following answer which I thought could be helpful to our group here at TMI: […]

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Talent as a Major Challenge to Growth

According to The Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends 2014 report, CEOs and HR leaders see talent as a major challenge to growth. Their survey of 2500+ leaders in 90+ countries reveals 12 critical trends shaping the human capital agenda in the following three cateogries: Lead and Develop Leaders at all levels: Close the gap between hype […]

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