The ability of CEOs to develop ‘superstar’ talent is the difference between success and failure in the business world, one of the UK’s leading sports executives has said in the build-up to an important new leadership summit in Dubai later this month. Mike Forde, former Director of Football Operations at Chelsea Football Club, says the race for talent has never been so critical as it is at present, and talent management is a primary responsibility of the CEO or key leaders, and not a HR function.

The HR Summit and Expo is just around the corner. This year the show will host 48 free HR seminars for you to learn from, 47 leading HR service and solution providers to help you in your operation needs and over 1500 HR professionals for you to network with – all for free and all for you.

We understand you must be busy and your time is precious…

By Sandrine Bardot

Here is a situation that I witnessed at a client’s company.

Imagine the scene : today is the meeting with the Executive Leadership Team where the topic is : “Which changes should we introduce to our performance management system ?”…

By Anne Tice

Holding a productive team meeting is tricky enough, but host that meeting virtually and the challenge escalates. In a former company, I once attended a virtual call with a dog barking all the way through the meeting, and today I have an unfortunate friend in HR, who frequently cancels dinners on a Thursday night…

By Stacey Reynolds

This year I completed some original research on global career management with findings that should alarm senior management and HR departments alike; there is much to do! The qualitative survey involved 17 international organisations covering 3 continents and was supported by a review of over 100 academic articles and texts…