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By Steve Trautman October 17, 2018

The Lost Piece of Enterprise Risk Management

Successful organizations are almost always led by executives who implement cohesive plans to mitigate possible risk, regardless of how bad or unlikely it may be. Enterprise risk management, also known as...

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By Sonja Gustafson August 29, 2017
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Topics: enterprise risk management, Risk Management, Talent Risk Management, managing talent risk, Best Practices, Leadership and Management, Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Skilled Worker Shortage, knowledge transfer blog, Knowledge Transfer Planning, Workforce Risk Management

By Sonja Gustafson August 29, 2017

NEW BOOK! Do You Have WHO It Takes?

Available for Pre-Order

We’re finally here! Steve Trautman’s new book will publish on June 6th—and you can pre-order copies today.

Be one of the first to get his newest ideas for helping organizations like yours get a handle on...

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By Sonja Gustafson June 1, 2017
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Topics: definition of talent risk management, new book, do you have who it takes, 3-Step Knowledge Transfer, Skilled Worker Shortage, managing talent risk

By Sonja Gustafson June 1, 2017

Getting Aligned

The Key to Prioritizing and Reducing Talent Risk

When assessing and managing talent risk and preparing for knowledge transfer, we work to uncover data like who’s the expert, how many employees do we have that are capable of that work, how many employees...

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By Steve Trautman March 23, 2016
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Workforce Risk Management, Skill Development Plan (SDP), Skilled Worker Shortage, Talent Risk Management, 3-Step Knowledge Transfer, knowledge transfer

By Steve Trautman March 23, 2016

Beyond Job Shadowing

A Better Way to Replicate Your Top Talent

We at the Steve Trautman Company have long asserted that while traditional job shadowing has been a common practice for transferring skills from the knowledgeable employee to a new hire, there are inherent...

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By Bridget Jennings February 26, 2016
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Topics: Workforce Risk Management, Skilled Worker Shortage, Talent Risk Management, 3-Step Knowledge Transfer, knowledge transfer blog

By Bridget Jennings February 26, 2016

Talent Risks CAN be Measurably Assessed and Managed – a Practical List

A common misconception I often find myself debunking is that risks related to “the people part” of business are somehow less quantifiable and manageable than other types of business risks. As we have begun...

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By Steve Trautman July 1, 2014
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Topics: Offshoring, Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Outsourcing, Reorganizations & Mergers, Skilled Worker Shortage, Onboarding, Aging Workers

By Steve Trautman July 1, 2014

Are Our People Really Our Most Important Asset?

Managing Talent Risk, Part 2

Last week’s post to this blog introduced the topic of managing talent risk and busted three common misconceptions around that. Let’s take on another.

As business leaders, you manage many risks...

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By Steve Trautman June 2, 2014
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Topics: Workforce Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer Planning, Change Management, Consistency in a Workforce, Skilled Worker Shortage

By Steve Trautman June 2, 2014

Managing Talent Risk – 3 Common Misconceptions

If you follow this blog, you’re going to see more content on the topic of managing talent risk as my team and I prep for my next book. So far, I’ve found that Deloitte has been the most vocal on the...

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By Steve Trautman May 23, 2014
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Topics: Outsourcing, Workforce Risk Management, Change Management, Best Practices, Skilled Worker Shortage

By Steve Trautman May 23, 2014
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