Talent Management in the Public Sector: How to Explain Different Approaches?

[We’re pleased to welcome author Dr. Marian Thunnissen of Fontys University of Applied Sciences. Dr. Thunnissen recently published an article in Public Personnel Management entitled “Talent Management in Public Sector Organizations: A Study on the Impact of Contextual Factors on the TM Approach in Flemish and Dutch Public Sector Organizations," which is currently free to read … Continue reading Talent Management in the Public Sector: How to Explain Different Approaches?

Beyond Developmental: The Decision-Making Applications of Personality Tests

The use of personality assessments in organizations has often been limited to developmental applications. However, growing support for data-driven decision-making in recent years has made it apparent that personality assessments could also become a resource for talent management decisions. In a recent paper from Journal of Applied Behavioral Science entitled "Does Purpose Matter? The Stability of Personality Assessments … Continue reading Beyond Developmental: The Decision-Making Applications of Personality Tests

Performance Management Systems, Part 1

What is wrong with our current performance management systems and what are the strategies for improvement? Compensation & Benefits Review will answer this question with a collection of articles from their past issues. Howard Risher, Pay and Performance Consultant, published "Getting Performance Management on Track" in the September/October 2011 issue. Performance management practices have been the … Continue reading Performance Management Systems, Part 1