March 04, 2008
Talent Management has increased in importance over the last decade. Talent Management professionals are involved in the development and assessment of employees through the implementation of programs and initiatives. Talent Management includes Goal Management, Performance Mapping, Development, Competencies, and Succession Planning and depending on the organization, a professional may be working on all or individual parts. Talent Management professionals may also need to have some technical ability as many talent assessment processes are now being automated as well as some idea of statistics as measurement and assessment form an important component of this job. Proficiency in project and program management is essential.
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