Identifying high potentials: what are the risks and rewards?

Now the Olympics are over, the UK is looking towards a more positive future. With the Olympic Legacy being widely discussed, the hope is that the doom and gloom of the past few years is behind us. But for the economy to move forward, organisations are increasingly recognising the need to identify the high potentials who will lead the company to success.

While the rewards of this approach might be easy to identify, there are risks of focusing on these individuals, which need to be considered by HR. The future growth of an organisation is dependent on the quality of its senior leaders. As such, HR departments across the globe are developing their talent pipelines to ensure they have the talent needed to fill these crucial roles…

Read this article in full on HR Magazine.

News Archive September 2012