Chapter 17

Talent Building in Motion: More, Better, Sooner

Anne Davis Gotte and Kevin D. Wilde


The work of building a strong talent pipeline can be described as a simple rallying cry: “More talent! Better talent! Ready sooner!”

This message is pervasive in the talent management space, but how can talent management professionals make it happen?

The good news is that talent managers may already know some of the effective strategies, which mix proven, traditional approaches with leading-edge innovations. This chapter details three strategies—getting clearer on what you want, improving how you evaluate talent, and taking courageous steps to develop ...

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