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HR Glossary

HR terms frequently used by HR professionals.

Talent mobility 

What is talent mobility? 

Talent mobility is a practice that describes an employee’s ability to move between positions within their company.

Why is talent mobility important?

Talent mobility helps in the effective utilization of manpower for the development of employee performance and to achieve organizational effectiveness and development. It helps to identify the employees’ hidden leadership qualities and managerial skills. Talent mobility enhances employee engagement and interpersonal and decision-making skills and is very useful in maintaining performance skills inventory.

How can HR leaders start with talent mobility programs?

HR must first determine the most needed skills in the workforce so they can create development programs to build upon existing skills and develop new ones. With a talent mobility mindset, companies can encourage cross-functional projects or other initiatives like rotations to expose employees to different aspects of critical business functions.

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