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19 Best Practices for Managing Technical Talent

Posted by Tucker, Elissa at Wednesday, 04/11/2012 2:49 pm
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APQC just released its latest human capital management (HCM) best practices report which is full of strategies to help organizations beat the technical talent shortage.

Technical Talent Management: Sourcing, Developing, and Retaining Technical Talent describes 19 best practices for effectively managing technical talent across the employment life cycle. Topics include:

 governing a technical talent management program;
 recruiting, rewarding, and retaining technical workers;
 managing technical talent performance, development, and careers; and
 transferring technical knowledge.

Also included in the report are case studies describing the successful technical talent management programs at best-practice organizations:

 Caterpillar Inc.,
 General Mills Inc.,
 IBM Corp.,
 Lockheed Martin Corp., and
 Schlumberger Ltd.

An electronic version of the full study report is available for free to employees of APQC member organizations.Find out if your organization is already an APQC member. If it is, you can register for access to APQC’s Knowledge Base content.

Not an APQC member? Check out the free study overview today which lists the 19 best practices for managing technical talent. Then, watch APQC’s blog for information on complimentary HCM Community Calls which will discuss the study findings.