HBR IdeaCast: Talent Management

Last Updated Mar 11, 2008 4:13 PM EDT


Businesses today fail at anticipating talent needs and setting plans to meet those needs, according to Peter Cappelli. Cappelli advocates a production-like, talent-on-demand approach. Rather than looking outward for all your hiring needs, companies should develop internal talent to fill most -- but not all -- of the anticipated openings to avoid an excess of talent inventory.

Featured Guest: Peter Cappelli, author of the March 2008 Harvard Business Review article "Talent Management for the Twenty-First Century."

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