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By Steve Trautman July 1, 2019

Why Competency Models Used for Talent Risk Management Are the Emperor’s New Clothes

Yesterday, during the i4cp webinar on Managing Talent Risk, I commented that it is time for competency models to be replaced with more targeted talent risk data that directly drives business (think: money,...

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By Steve Trautman November 11, 2016
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Topics: Outsourcing, Best Practices, Skill Development Plan (SDP), Common KT Misconceptions, Free Resources & Tools, Talent Risk Management, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer, knowledge transfer planning, managing talent risk

By Steve Trautman November 11, 2016

Smart Tips on Getting Headcount Added To Your Team

Every leader who asks for headcount needs to be able to make a sound business case that ties the new headcount to executing the corporate or divisional strategy. Start by making sure you know who is making...

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By Steve Trautman September 29, 2016
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Talent Risk Management, knowledge transfer, knowledge silos, managing talent risk, talent risk mangement definition, definition of talent risk management

By Steve Trautman September 29, 2016

A Look Inside 'Managing Talent Risk'

A New Book By Steve Trautman and Defining Talent Risk Management

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By Steve Trautman August 29, 2016
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Topics: Talent Risk Management, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer, managing talent risk, talent risk mangement definition, definition of talent risk management, talent risk management process

By Steve Trautman August 29, 2016

Is Your IT Transformation Stuck?

I was recently visiting a major university. Their information technologies department is in “transformation” and it’s stuck. The new director has 167 people reporting to him. He and his second in command...

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By Steve Trautman August 19, 2016
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Skill Development Plan (SDP), Talent Risk Management, 3-Step Knowledge Transfer, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer, big picture questions

By Steve Trautman August 19, 2016

Here’s Why Internships Can Be a Disaster For Your Employment Brand

Internships are widely and erroneously believed to be a great way for front-line managers to get “cheap labor.” What many people don’t know is that intern programs are really a critical recruiting tool for...

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By Steve Trautman July 22, 2016
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Topics: Peer Mentoring, Best Practices, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer

By Steve Trautman July 22, 2016

What to Do When Your People Don't "Get" the Big Picture

Over the past few years, I’ve been working with more and more clients to mitigate their talent management risk by directing them to look at The Big Picture Questions. I've talked about the Big Picture in ...

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By Steve Trautman July 14, 2016
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Topics: Best Practices, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer, big picture questions

By Steve Trautman July 14, 2016

Expanded Family Leave Policies

How to Prepare for an Employee’s Extended Absence and Eventual Return

There’s a new phenomenon happening in corporations today where family leaves are being extended. While it’s common practice in other countries to offer extended leave, U.S. companies like Netflix, Facebook,...

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By Steve Trautman June 20, 2016
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Best Practices, Skill Development Plan (SDP), Talent Risk Management, 3-Step Knowledge Transfer, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer, knowledge silos

By Steve Trautman June 20, 2016
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