Talent Management Strategies for a V.U.C.A. World

SHRM 2015 Talent Management Conference & Exposition
Workplace Application: This session will highlight leading talent management strategies and practices being used by some of the world's most admired companies.
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Repeated Wednesday at 9:45 a.m. 

The term "VUCA" has recently been used in the business world to refer to the volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous business environment that is the “new normal.” With this new reality brings new complexities and new opportunities and requires you to adopt new ways of acquiring, hiring, developing, leading, and retaining great talent. Dr. Shirley Davis, SPHR will reveal some of the top trends and complexities of the 21st century global workforce that should be top of mind for all business leaders. At the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Define what the VUCA world is and what the current and future conditions that characterize a VUCA world are.
  • Outline the strategic business implications of a VUCA world for the HR profession.
  • Describe 10 innovative talent management strategies that some of the world's most admired companies employ in order to attract, hire, engage and retain top talent.
  • List the key competencies that every HR professional and business leader should demonstrate in order to lead in a VUCA world. 
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm
Harbor Ballroom F
Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Leadership & Navigation
Business Acumen
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