Today, more than ever, talent management professionals are expected to partner with business leaders on human capital and talent development engagements that impact company sustainability. Functional expertise and operational excellence alone are no longer enough. Managing and impacting human capital is more than posting a new training workshop on an internal website and focusing on cost per program. Whether a department of one or many, what the ongoing evolution of talent management practices requires is a strategic, consultative business focused approach.
In this progressive thinking one-hour session, hear about, think on and develop ideas for what to do and how to begin to develop a plan on the evolutionary trends impacting talent management. Our focus will be on discussing the trends, consequences and impacts of five categorical areas of practice changes. Those practice changes inclusive in the newest life-cycle focused talent management approach include:
Dr. Robert K. Prescott, SPHR, SHRM-SCP has spent twenty years in industry and twenty-two years in teaching and consulting roles. Most recently he served as Corporate Engagement Consultant for the College of Continuing Studies at The University of Alabama. Prior to that role, he was Associate Professor of Management at the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. Formerly, he was Director of Management & Executive Education at Rollins College, the Director of the Management Development Institute and Adjunct Faculty at Eckerd College - an affiliate of the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) - in St. Petersburg, Florida, and Director of Executive Education and Corporate Services and Instructor at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania. In his extensive eighteen-year business background, Bob was Director of Human Resources for BellSouth Communications, Inc. (BCI) in Birmingham, Alabama and responsible for all facets of people management practices.
Bob is a native of Birmingham, Alabama, holds a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Alabama and a Ph.D. in Workforce Education and Development from The Pennsylvania State University. Bob co-authored the books The Strategic Human Resource Leader: How to Prepare Your Organization for the 6 Key Trends Shaping the Future (Davies-Black, 1998), HR Transformation: Demonstrating Leadership in the Face of Future Trends (Davies-Black/SHRM, 2009), and the Encyclopedia of Human Resource Management (Wiley, 2012).
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