Two Biggest CEO Concerns? Talent and… Talent

I’ve long believed that recruiting and talent management is one of the fastest and most direct ways to prove and enhance the value proposition for HR. The tweet below was brought to my attention during a session at the SHRM conference, and I can completely understand the truth behind it.

What I can’t understand is the lack of desire for HR pros to change it. The reality is we are not doing all we can in this area, and it really boils down to two pretty simple concepts that I outline in the video below. Check it out and let me know in the comments if you’re doing this well (or not) and how you plan to adjust fire to ensure you are taking full advantage of the available opportunities.

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So, what do you think? Are you getting the right talent, or enough of it? Are you helping to deliver enough leadership talent, either through hiring externally or growth and professional development opportunities internally?