Talent Management

Talent management is an integrated strategy for successfully recruiting, developing, retaining, and advancing employees to improve business performance. It includes performance management, succession planning, competency management, career development, systems integration, and leadership development. An effective talent management system produces and sustains a gender-diverse workforce.

  • Catalyzing
    In India, Women in Tech Start Strong—Then Hit Barriers

    Stand at the entrance to one of India’s many technology company campuses or development centers at 8:30 a.m. on a weekday and watch the sea of humanity wash past you to get a sense of the size and impact of India’s technology sector. Employing millions of people and contributing a large...

    January 15, 2014 by Aarti Shyamsunder, PhD

  • Catalyzing
    Is Corporate Canada Leaving Women Behind?

    Imagine the reaction if Mike Babcock or Dan Church, the coaches for the men’s and women’s Canadian hockey teams, were to bench half the team when the Winter Olympics opens in Sochi in a few months. Hard to imagine we’d bring home a gold medal if they did.

    So why aren’t we more outraged by...

    December 3, 2013 by Alex Johnston

  • Speakers Bureau
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    Smith College’s Alumnae Monthly Webinar

    Anna Beninger, Senior Associate, Research, will share findings from Catalyst’s longitudinal project, The Promise of Future Leadership: Highly Talented Employees in the Pipeline, at Smith College’s monthly Alumnae Webinar in Northampton, Massachussetts.

    Date & Time:
    25 September 2013
    Location:
    Northampton, Massachusetts
  • Catalyst Event
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    Catalyst Europe Roundtable: Frankfurt

    Isabelle Kürschner, Catalyst Europe Consultant to the Germanic Region, facilitates a discussion about “Good Intentions, Imperfect Execution: Women’s Development Programs and Beyond" and considers how organizations may use talent management activities to leverage resources most effectively at...

    Date & Time:
    27 Sept 2013
    10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. CET
    Location:
    Frankfurt, Germany
  • Speakers Bureau
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    Women's Leadership Conference

    Aimee B. Horowitz, Senior Director and Consultant, Global Member Services, and Anna Beninger, Senior Associate, Research, discuss findings from the Catalyst research series on High Potentials in the Pipeline in a session titled Winning Strategies for Women to Get Ahead at Women's Leadership...

    Date & Time:
    14 May 2013 - 15 May 2013
    Location:
    New York Marriott Downtown
    85 West Street
    New York, NY 10006
  • Catalyzing
    The Value of Looking Within

    Clients often come to Catalyst concerned about a “stuck point,” a “fall-off,” or a gap between women and men at a particular level within their companies. They describe a feeling of “drowning in data” and ask questions like, “How can I figure out what data matters?” or “How do I make ...

  • Speakers Bureau
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    ICEDR Webinar: Diversity & Inclusion: Exploring the Root Causes Behind the Gender Gap

    Anna Beninger, Senior Associate, Research, and Alixandra Pollack, Senior Associate, Research, present on Catalyst's longitudinal research project, The Promise of Future Leadership: Highly Talented Employees in the Pipeline, at a webinar event titled Diversity & Inclusion: Exploring the Root...

    Date & Time:
    22 January 2013
    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. ET
  • Catalyzing
    Igniting India Inc.

    What is India Inc.? For me, it’s not just India’s booming business sector. It’s also a phrase suggesting tremendous opportunity for Indian women and business.

    India is undergoing explosive GDP growth—and a skilled labor shortage to match. Yet amid this tremendous thirst for talent, deep...

    November 18, 2010 by Deepali Bagati

  • Catalyzing
    Diversify or Die

    Why does the phrase “diversify or die” get thrown around a lot when it comes to diversifying output, but not talent?

    From real estate, to retail, to the newspaper industry, and even wedding planning, the phrase refers to the idea that it’s better to not have all your eggs in one basket.

    Thi...

    January 7, 2011 by Ilene H. Lang