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A Hidden Gem is an individual who isn’t identified by the organization as a high potential leader but actually has high potential to advance. How likely is it that hidden gems exist and, if they do, is it worth our time to look for them?
Typical competency approaches don’t help managers to accelerate development or provide employee with a guide for managing their careers. A fundamentally different solution is needed if we want to grow better talent faster.
Most companies hold talent reviews. Few execute them to their maximum benefit. Our experience conducting hundreds of talent reviews and building the process for complex global companies shows us that six factors create a successful talent review.
The ability to accurately predict potential is the Holy Grail of Human Resources – long rumored, never found. So it’s curious that Human Resource consulting firms have recently put their sales and marketing teams in overdrive to convince you that they’ve identified the genuine item.
There’s plenty of passion and noise behind the movement to eliminate performance
ratings. Now might be a good time to examine what the science and practical
realities say about the validity of this approach.