Best-in-Class Use of Metrics in Talent Management

Aberdeen Group recently released an excellent research paper on this subject. Click here to go to the download page. Here's an excerpt:

"Identifying, recruiting, developing, and retaining top talent are at the top of the list of organizational priorities. But human resources executives often struggle in determining the metrics that should be used to assess the performance of these initiatives. These metrics are vital for two reasons: they are necessary for the program champion to gain senior management buy-in and support, and they are used to monitor the success of the program and allow visibility into whether it is working as intended."