High Potential Development

An HCI Topic

High-potential talent can help secure your long-term talent planning and ensure a strong leadership pipeline. These people are the future leaders of your company, and by using targeted development and succession planning techniques, you can tap into their aspirations to lead big changes and transform markets. Learn about the many ways you can mold these high-potential leaders, capitalizing on their high performance to achieve crucial business goals.

Featured in High Potential Development:

Blog

The Working Mother of the Future: How Demographics Will Force Change for Women at Work

Blog | Author: Amy Hirsh Robinson | Source: HCI | Published: November 14, 2014

Human capital professionals play a decisive role in successfully Recruiting, Developing, and Keeping 21st Century Female Leaders, but they must take a critical look at their company’s generational and gender biases, recruitment tactics and talent management practices. The demand for family and women friendly workplace practices and cultures will gather steam due to changing generational and societal shifts. What will you do to ensure your company’s standing for the future?

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White Paper

HR’s Role in Linking Personal, Employment, and Leadership Branding

White Paper | Author: Meena Dorr, Director, Career and Professional Development UNC Kenan-Flagler Executive MBA Programs | Source: UNC Executive Development | Published: November 10, 2014
In the not too distant past, a person’s cover letter and resume were the first—and frequently only—hurdle to get an applicant’s foot in an employer’s door. The hiring manager would scan these documents for skill fit ... Read more
Blog

Don’t Overlook the Unintended Consequences of Poorly Designed Assessments

Blog | Author: Andrew Bateman | Source: HCI | Published: November 6, 2014

The questions within an assessment should not only be very closely aligned to the business objectives, but also easy for the applicant to understand the reasoning behind each question. A thoughtfully designed assessment should provide clear connections between the applicant’s ability and the expectations of the job.  Without this transparency an organization runs the risk of losing applicant focus during the assessment, thus compromising two key components of a good assessment; reliability and validity.

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Webcast

How to Build a Successful Mentoring Program

Webcast | Presented By: Horace McCormick, Jenna Filipkowski | Webcast Aired: October 23, 2014
Many mentoring programs miss the mark because of a lack of alignment to business goals and strategy and because they fail to clearly articulate the goals of the program from the outset. Others fail because of poor mentor/mentee matches and ... Read more
Blog

Effective Leadership Starts with Critical Thinking

Blog | Author: John Ager, Master Facilitator and Trainer, Kepner-Tregoe | Source: HCI | Published: October 23, 2014

To be an effective leader, you don’t need to be the smartest person in the room, but, it does help if you ask the right questions. Because leaders are the people responsible for resolving situations, this often requires taking or guiding action(s) in response to change. Critical thinking is just as important a mindset as decisiveness and leaders must be aware of the appropriate scenarios for each.

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