Please see below selected recent intelligence about talent. Thiis is a synthesis of major recent developments at competitors, business schools, thinktanks, media, commentators, and other key influencers.
- Inadequate data on workforce mobility is placing firms under increasing pressure as they struggle to deploy global human resource strategies, contain costs and comply with the demands of cross-border regulatory obligations. This is according to EY's 2015-16 Global Mobility Effectiveness Survey, which provides insights from more than 200 professionals across 35 jurisdictions and 13 industry sectors.
- Three-quarters of corporate directors say they face a critical challenge aligning board talent with the company's long-term strategy, and three in five want more diversity and viewpoints on the board, according to a global survey by KPMG's Board Leadership Center. Survey respondents also identified significant barriers to refining the board's makeup, with issues ranging from the right mix of skills and overcoming "status quo" thinking to lack of formal succession plans.