The Future of Talent Institute
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What Is The Future of Talent Institute?
The Future of Talent Institute is a think tank and membership-driven educational & networking endeavor that has been examining the talent world since 2005.
We research the trends, events, and ideas that are changing human resources, talent management, recruiting, learning, work and the work environment.
We have an active blog site and we encourage guest bloggers.
Members have access to white papers, podcasts, presentations, and the output of our previous Retreats.
From time-to-time, we also offer regional events.
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The Future of Talent Institute is a consortium of organizations and individuals who explore emerging issues in talent management, staffing, recruiting, employee development, retention and leadership development. Our members comprise a wide range of sizes, industries and locations. Read more…
The Future of Talent Institute provides early insights and in-depth research into employment trends, demographics, workforce attitudes, organizational structure, and new technologies so that your firm can make faster and better decisions about talent and talent-related issues. Learn more here.
The Future of Talent Institute roots go back to Kevin Wheeler and Eileen Clegg’s work in at Institute for the Future, where they identified talent as a key area of focus. Click here to read details bios of Kevin and Eileen.
The Future of Work
Future of Talent Institute co-founder Kevin Wheeler offers his vision for 2019 and the six trends he sees defining the year. Kevin calls 2019 the “year of adjustment and recalibration.” He explains this in relationship to how technology has defined us thus far this century, and our ability to both adapt and adopt processes to better understand our power over advanced technology tools like artificial intelligence.
Talent and OD consultant Marc Porter explores the pros and cons of the growing segment of the US workforce, the gig worker. He outlines how the gig economy impacts companies and the gig workers themselves, detailing benefits and detriments. And Marc details how current economic conditions make it harder to join or remain in the gig economy, and how these perils reflect greater societal issues.
All corporate functions receive shocks and face change. Why do some functions weather these shocks better than others? In his latest blog, Kevin Wheeler discusses why HR functions fail when faced with these shocks. He breaks down the five layers of corporate functions and how they react to external shocks.