Poach Proof: Make Sure Your Top Talent Gets the Big Picture

Alex, the general manager of a factory in Wisconsin, recently told me that he goes to new employee orientations to deliver two messages: Thank you for choosing us and please, please, don’t quit before cal … Read More
By Steve Trautman Jun 27, 2018

Managing Talent Risk: Beyond Head Count & Org Charts

  DEFINITION: Talent Risk is defined as the potential for gaps between your current technical/professional capacity – the people who perform critical tasks within your organization – and what yo … Read More
By Sonja Gustafson Mar 20, 2018

Why Talent Risk Data is More Powerful Than Most Human Capital Analytics

Just the other day I was looking over a slide deck from one of our clients. The headline was "Key People Metrics." It included an org chart, head counts, retirement risks, attrition rates, employee satisfac … Read More
By Steve Trautman Feb 08, 2018

Facing Talent Shortage As A CTO – With Confidence

We’ve worked with many CTOs and CIOs in the last few years, and consistently hear a familiar complaint from companies that focus on technology: a persistent shortage in talent. Although there are many fac … Read More
By Sonja Gustafson Jan 23, 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 ER … Read More
By Sonja Gustafson Aug 29, 2017

Corporate Boards Can Lead on Managing Talent Risk

In my new book on managing talent risk (get your copy here), I want to set a clear standard for how corporate leaders can talk to each other about talent risk. It is clear that this conversation needs to … Read More
By Steve Trautman Jul 13, 2017
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