Talent Trends for 2017, no. 1: Age

Anthony Haynes writes: On our For Clients page above, we provide links to blogs that we have found helpful in the area of talent management and talent acquisition.

The reblogged post below comes from one of these: kajsaasplund.com.

Please note that the post originates from Sweden and so makes no reference to UK legislation.

kajsaasplund.com

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A new year is born, and the blog is back to cover new developments and research findings within I/O psychology and HRM. The biggest focus will of course be awarded to my own  research topic, namely talent management. Although it has been almost two decades since the term “the war for talent” was coined, this is still a field where a lot keeps on happening from one year to another. So, what better way to start off 2017 than by looking into where talent management might be headed? I have taken to scientific journals, conferences, industrial developments, and my own conversations with managers and HR professionals over the past year to round up three broad talent themes that will most likely become increasingly relevant in the coming year. The first one out is a topic that can scarcely be avoided due to both demographic and legal reasons: Age. 

Traditionally, talent management has mostly been…

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