All Episodes

Here is a complete list of all Talent Wins! podcast episodes

Episode 9 – Talent Based Career Alignment

Episode 9 – Talent Based Career Alignment

The Army recognizes that it must compete in the war for talent by incentivizing high-performing People. In this episode, we speak with MAJ Brandon Thompson who is the lead action officer for Talent Based Career Alignment (TBCA), a program that seeks to retain high performing Officers by assisting them with identifying personal and professional goals, aligning their talents to Assured Mid-Career Pathways (AMCP), and providing them with a greater degree of predictability by setting them on a clear career trajectory from the Captains Career Course to Intermediate Level Education. Joining him is CPT Dylan Pablo, a recently selected candidate for the program, who will share about the application process and his recommendations for Junior Officers who are preparing to begin the Captains Career Course.

Episode 8 – Talent Markets: Reflections & Projections

Episode 8 – Talent Markets: Reflections & Projections

After three years and over 40,000 officer moves since the 2019 roll-out of the Army assignment marketplace the Army has learned a lot about how participants can use the system to build better teams. In this episode, we speak with MG Thomas Drew, Commanding General of the Human Resources Command at Fort Knox, Ky., who provides insights regarding best practices for market activities and responds to some of the healthy skepticism regarding the marketplace. 

Episode 7 – Warrant Officer Talent Management Initiatives: Here and on the Horizon

Episode 7 – Warrant Officer Talent Management Initiatives: Here and on the Horizon

Army Warrant Officers are critical enablers for our units and missions. In this episode we welcome CW5 (retired) Terry Horner, Master Aviator, and former HQDA Aviation Standardization Pilot, who will discuss with the Army Talent Management Task Force Warrant Officer Team Lead, CW5 Richard Knowlton, about updates with the warrant officer initiatives that are already implemented and those under development. Although warrant officers make-up a small percentage of the force, they are more than just technicians. This episode highlights how the Army is taking deliberate efforts to compete for their talents. 

Episode 6 – Leveraging the Assignment Marketplace to Attract Top-Talent

Episode 6 – Leveraging the Assignment Marketplace to Attract Top-Talent

Army units now must compete for top talent using the Army Talent Alignment Process (ATAP). In this episode, we speak with BG Curtis Taylor, Commanding General of the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., who offers suggestions for commanders and hiring officials, as well as, tips for Soldiers aiming to distinguish themselves to achieve the best possible outcomes for their units and movers.

Episode 5 – Knowledge, Skills & Behaviors

Episode 5 – Knowledge, Skills & Behaviors

The Army must be able to identify a Soldier’s talent if it is to build a 21st Century Talent Management system. LTC Greg Lockhart discusses how Soldiers and units can use the Army’s Knowledge, Skills, and Behavior list in order to put the right Soldier in the right assignment.

Episode 4 – Career Intermission Program

Episode 4 – Career Intermission Program

The Career Intermission Program became a permanent Army program in May 2021. In this episode go into some of the specifics of the history of the program, what are the key benefits of it, and most importantly who can or should consider it as a career option. We have special guest MAJ Jed Hudson, the lead action officer for CIP to help discuss.

Episode 3 – Enlisted Talent Management

Episode 3 – Enlisted Talent Management

The Talent Management Task Force discuss a broad range of topics that affect non-commissioned officers and enlisted Soldiers on this months Podcast episode. We also welcome special guest CSM Todd Sims, US Forces Command (FORSCOM) Command Sergeant Major (CSM), and SGM Robert Haynie, the Army Talent Management Task Force (ATMTF) SGM. to share their thoughts on how these enlisted initiatives will change the Army for the better over time. Topics include introduction of the 1SG Talent Alignment Assessment (1TAA), to the full scaling of Sergeants Majors Assessment Program (SMAP) to take place this fall with BDE CSMs.

Episode 2 – The CAP Experience: Feedback, Reflection, and Army Coaching

Episode 2 – The CAP Experience: Feedback, Reflection, and Army Coaching

In this episode, we welcome back the director of the Command Assessment Program (CAP), COL Bob O’Brien to discuss the feedback candidates receive while attending their respective CAP programs. We also welcome special guest, LTC Joe Byerly, founder of “From the Green Notebook” to gain his insights on the benefits of the program for leaders. Lastly, we discuss how the Army is investing in these leaders with executive coaching with guest LTC Christine Baker.

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