Four Layers of Talent Alignment

There are four basic layers that contractors must align for effective talent acquisition and development.

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The process is slow and iterative however the tighter you align the elements in this model the better your organization will operate.

4 Layers of Talent Alignment.
  1. EVERYTHING you do must align around your market strategy.  Your organizational structure must be aligned to serve your clients effectively aligning how your teams work together and is the heart of layer
  2. Your org structure is the foundation for sustainable growth. Feedback systems must be aligned with your organizational structure with clear accountabilities.  Your workflow processes will constantly be evolving as your company grows and must always be aligned with your organizational structure and feedback systems.    
  3. Seems simple but clear job descriptions that are completely aligned with your workflow processes, feedback systems and fully integrated with each other are both challenging to build and extremely valuable.  They are also the critical element required for any aspect of talent acquisition, development, succession or compensation at layer
  4. Don’t underestimate the resources you need to commit to building talent in 2018 and beyond.

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