Life on the bench: the threat of underutilised talent

Wow. I seem to have stirred up a hornet’s nest. I’ve had quite a few recruiters contact me challenging my closing comments in a recent Pulse article. As a reminder what I said was:- “Having too much talent can be as problematic as not having enough. You only have to look to some sports to Read more about Life on the bench: the threat of underutilised talent[…]

Careers advice or just lip service?

During University, I went to see the careers advisory service once. Despite all of the posters advertising its brilliance, no one seemed to know where to find it. Eventually I did find it and I was invited in by a pleasant individual who sat beside me and said that they ‘understood my concerns’. They had Read more about Careers advice or just lip service?[…]

Too much talent? Five questions leaders need to ask themselves.

Who’s afraid of talent? I suspect a lot more people than you might first think. While organisations constantly proclaim they want more talent, many managers I meet don’t sing from the same hymn sheet. You see talented people can be as challenging as they are rewarding. And as demanding as they may be resourceful. Talent Read more about Too much talent? Five questions leaders need to ask themselves.[…]

It’s official – panic over!

Latest statistics for the last quarter from Chiumento regarding resettlement following redundancy suggest that the ‘panic mode’ affecting job searchers – who feared they had few if any options for finding a new job – has dissolved. Our delegates are comfortable to take their time in finding their next role, focusing instead on ensuring it Read more about It’s official – panic over![…]