Ingredients for Success

Ref : SSK0017AD02

Theme : Talent & Career Development

Contributor : Alan Duke

Alan Duke is a seasoned HR professional with 30+ years experience in the UK, Europe and North America and has held worldwide responsibility for Senior Management staffing and career development with a leading international company. He has published several articles and is co-author with Daniel Boulanger of “Managing Careers at Michelin : a 3 Star Career Guide” (ed. EMS 2011).

Video Summary

Identifying 6 key conditions for successful Talent and Career Management, from top level vision and commitment to giving employees room to breathe, and why managers do not own their people.

Learning Objectives

- Recognizing employees as an investment, not a cost.

- An individual’s career takes precedence over short-term operational needs.

- The importance of mobility, and adapting missions to suit individual strengths.

- Every employee has an identified Career Manager, independent from line management.

Key Words

Commitment, investment, personalities vs. competencies, career development, mobility, ownership, performance, morale, retention