High Potential Talent

High Potential Talent

The challenge for today's executives is how to attract, engage, advance, and retain the people who have the highest potential. ICEDR has done extensive work with global companies into the key attributes of high potential talent, what attracts high potentials to your organization, and how to develop them.

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PwC's NextGen: A Global Generational Study

Dennis Finn, Vice Chairman, Global Human Capital Leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP discusses the results of PwC's Global Generational Study and key issues to consider to better prepare your organization for the future.


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Trends in People Analytics

This reports highlights the recently published PwC Saratoga benchmarks, and from those, several improvement opportunities leaders may examine related to their people. In last year’s summary, PwC provided several trends in people analytics, which is still seen as relevant solutions to today’s workforce issues. However, there are a number of new people analytics trends outlined in this report.

Case Studies

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The Talent Management Value Chain: Developing High-Potential Talent at Fidelity

Read an ICEDR article on how Fidelity’s General Management Apprenticeship Program equips rising stars to lead.

External Research

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Five Tips to Inspire First-Time Leaders

In this UNC Executive Development white paper, Five Tips to Inspire First-Time Leaders, written by Kirk Lawrence, a Program Director at UNC Executive Development, Lawrence explains that:
500 of the largest U.S. companies are expected to lose half of their senior managers over the next five years, and 70 percent of companies report moderate to severe leadership shortages. Most employers understand the link between a strong leadership pipeline and their organization’s likelihood of success, but most acknowledge that they have a lot of work to do to strengthen that pipeline. HR and talent development professionals have the responsibility to help their organizations increase efforts to develop the self-management and interpersonal competencies in emerging leaders. This UNC white paper offers up five tips that cut across different types of industries and organizations that can help inspire and direct leadership development in first-time leaders.

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Taking Action

Part 3 - Action Steps - High Potential Talent

Consider this action steps as you come up with your high potential talent strategy. Also, view a framework that shows how talent progresses from "Value Creator" to "Game Changer."