The Situation: A 90-year innovative global Fortune 100 company providing software, hardware and services integrating physical and digital communications engaged inTalent Consulting Group to conduct an organizational assessment of their talent acquisition function.
The revolving door of C-suite leadership appears to be spinning faster. As a result, the need for identifying and training an organization’s next generation leaders becomes a critically important business strategy. This is the new reality of strategic succession planning.
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Cindy Milburn [Lubitz], senior director of staffing at Home Depot, said the company was looking to older workers to fill a labor shortage a decade from now. “We wanted to plant seeds early on,” she said, to build relationships with groups like AARP and government agencies that help people, including military retirees, find jobs.
Home Depot was first to hook up with the AARP a year ago. AARP members it hired have had lower turnover and absenteeism and often show up to work early. Home Depot senior staffing director Cindy Milburn [Lubitz] says 74% of AARP members pass the online application test vs. 60% of all applicants.
(Business 2.0) – As an engineer who spent 34 years at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Rob Roy has the kind of technical acumen that makes explaining the differences between competing washing machines a breeze. And he’s spent half his adult life nurturing a passion for remodeling homes.