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Talent Development

It's the end of the year and battle for talent begins again

December and January are usually the two busiest months of the year for headhunters to pitch for talent.

It's the end of the year again, and a time when some human resources managers may get nervous about one thing - how to keep their staff.

Monday, 30 December, 2013, 1:39am

Bosses must see value of talent

Support from management to develop talent development programmes is vital. However, taking a cue from Sun Tzu - the military tactician from the 6th century BC who wrote the classic treatise The Art of War - human resources (HR) professionals should carefully pick their talent development battles with management.

12 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Understanding the rules of engagement

Time was when 'staff satisfaction' was the catchphrase on the lips of every human resources specialist. Later, it became 'staff commitment', and most recently it has been replaced by 'staff engagement'.

14 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Academy adds gloss to skills of beauty trade

A Korean cosmetics company is committed to developing its own pool of Hong Kong talent

IT IS RARE to see companies in the cosmetics business willing to invest in homegrown talent because much of their time is focused on sales targets and profit growth rather than on the development of staff.

1 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Chance for firms to earn honours

THE Hong Kong Management Association Award for Excellence in Training, which is being held for the seventh year, is the only award of its kind in Hong Kong that gives public recognition to achievements in human resource development and training in organisations.

There are two categories for entries - strategic human resource development, and skills training and development.

28 May 1996 - 12:00am