Talent Strategy: Disruption and its Implications for Talent Acquisition and Development Working Group | Hosted by Estée Lauder | October 15, 2019 | London, UK

Tuesday | October 15, 2019

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LOCATION: Estée Lauder | 1Fitsroy, 6 Mortimer Street | London W1T 3JJ - UK

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Technological, demographic, and socioeconomic forces are disruptingbusiness models and driving changes in the nature of work and organizations.  These changeshave potentially important and widespread implications for talent, which is causing manyorganizations to take a step back and reexamine their talent management strategies and practices.Some of the issues currently being explored include creating a more integrated talent managementstrategy, better aligning talent management with business strategy, leveraging emerging technologiesin talent acquisition and development, and addressing current or anticipated gaps in the talentpipeline.

At this meeting we will discuss the topics below but also leave plenty of time forother topics to emerge over the course of theday:           

  • What changes ordisruptions do you anticipate over the next several years as a result of technological,demographic, and/or socioeconomic trends? What are the potential implications of thesechanges for your talent strategy and specific talent acquisition and development practices?How are you future-proofing you talent strategy and practices?
  • How do you tie yourtalent strategy to your business strategy? How do you make the connections visible tobusiness leaders?
  • Do you have a regional,functional, or global model?  What do you see as the strengths and challenges of yourcurrent model? Do you have an integrated talent management approach that covers differenttypes (e.g., technical, managerial) and levels (e.g., early career, senior) of talent? 
  • What technologies are youcurrently leveraging in your talent acquisition and development efforts?  Whattechnologies are you exploring for potential future adoption?
  • What role does yourtalent function play in shaping culture?  What are some initiatives that you haveundertaken to drive culture change?
  • What are the keyanalytics you use to monitor the impact of your talent efforts and inform your future talentstrategy? 

With that background, we are pleased to invite your company toparticipate in this Talent Strategy working group hosted by
Estée Lauder in London,UK.  Attendees should have responsibility for helping to define and/or direct their companystalent strategy. The best fit for the meeting would be members of the Talent COE or other members ofthe HR team who have been leading their organizations talent efforts. Individuals responsible forboth talent acquisition and talent development are encouraged to attend so as to facilitatedifferent perspectives on addressing key talent challenges.

The meeting agenda will allow forample time for interaction and networking something we consider critical to the goal of our workinggroups. The sessions are free of charge to CAHRS partner firms.  To effectively create theright environment and to ensure free and open discussion, we limit the size of the meeting to 25participants. 

Cornell Discussion Leader:
Brad Bell isProfessor of Human Resource Studies and Academic Director ofthe Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies.

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