Chapter 50Implementing an Automated Talent Management System

Guy Gauvin, Executive Vice President of Global ServicesTaleo

THE PURPOSE OF THE CHAPTER IS TO OUTLINE WELL-TESTED, BEST-PRACTICE STEPS AND considerations for putting an automated talent management system in your organization—a system that will be adopted and used company-wide, not relegated to a silo of good intentions. These steps include the following:

1. Isolate your biggest exposure … or opportunity

2. Build executive advocates and infrastructure

3. Assess risk and creating a pilot project

4. Choose a technology that works for your company

5. Apply implementation methodology

6. Communicate to drive long-term value

1. Getting Started: Isolate Your Biggest Exposure … or Opportunity ...

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