Nestle's Battalia will speak

Successfully spotting and developing talent

Management Today is organising a conference on talent management on 31 May, looking at ways of enhancing talent to improve business.

by Management Today
Last Updated: 23 Jul 2013

The conference is called 'Measuring and Communicating the Value of Talent Management to achieve Board Buy-In and Integrate it into the Business Strategy' and is being held at The Selfridge in London. It will be chaired by Stephen Battalia, Group HR Director of Nestle UK & Ireland.

As The Economist has reported there is a 'war' for talent, and 'businesses are increasingly aware that they must step up their talent management activities or lose out'. It says that 80% of top executives believe that attracting and retaining the best people will be the primary force influencing business strategy by 2010.

Does talent top your business agenda?

Management Today's innovative conference shows how you can integrate talent management into the business strategy through improved communications and understanding. It will cover how to:

Establish key techniques for identifying talent at all levels to enhance the calibre of your workforce

Develop, motivate and lead your talent to improve engagement and fulfil long-term business objectives

Present plans to improve inter-departmental communications and strengthen understanding and support for talent agendas

Implement and measure a successful talent management scheme to develop both individuals and the business aims as a whole

The blue-chip line up of speakers will include:

Panasonic and Nestlé on techniques for spotting talent

Defra on building boardroom advocacy for your talent management scheme

Nokia on successful global talent acquisition

Scottish Power on the importance of individual development

BT, RBS and PricewaterhouseCoopers on developing a winning talent and succession planning scheme

For more information and bookings, click here.

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