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Five thing Army officers and units should know about the Assignment Interactive Module

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KSB Training and Information for Unit S1s

Get the most out of the Assignment Interactive Module 2.0 (AIM 2) Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviors (KSBs) for your unit’s 20-01 Mission Essential Requirements (MER). Visit S1Net, https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-604009, for the latest.

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Talent Management Task Force visits Hood

Brig. Gen. Joseph P. McGee, the director of the Army Talent Management Task Force, visited Fort Hood March 19 to discuss upcoming changes on how the Army will better identify and select commissioned officers for future assignments.

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Army Talent Based Branching Video Goes Live

WASHINGTON – The Army G1 has created a 4-minute video to tell the story of talent-based branching or “TBB,” which debuted in 2012 at West Point and scaled to ROTC in 2016.

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Talent Management Enhances Total Force Readiness

As readiness remains the first priority, the Army is rethinking its roadmap for change, shifting from merely allocating and distributing personnel to more deliberately managing soldiers and civilians, and the talents they possess.

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Army Aims to Match Soldiers’ Talents with Best MOS, Says G-1

WASHINGTON — The Army is working hard to determine Soldiers’ knowledge, skills, abilities and preferences, and use those metrics to get the best military occupational fit for them, said Lt. Gen. Thomas C. Seamands.

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People Before Strategy: A New Role for the CHRO

It’s time for HR to make the same leap that the finance function has made in recent decades and become a true partner to the CEO. Just as the CFO helps the CEO lead the business by raising and allocating financial resources, the CHRO should help the CEO by building and assigning talent, especially key people, and working to unleash the organization’s energy.

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Q&A: The Army’s New Talent Management System

For the first time, the Army will use a talent management process that integrates the personnel records of active Army, Army Reserve, and Army National Guard Soldiers into one system. In this Q&A, Lt. Gen. James C. McConville, the Army deputy chief of staff, G-1, shares his insights into the service’s new talent management program and explains how it will change the Army and improve readiness.

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Army Sustainment Magazine: Talent Management Edition

In the latest issue of Army Sustainment Magazine, the commanding general of Army Materiel Command (AMC), the Army G4, and other senior Army logisticians and sustainers describe their commitment to talent management implementation.

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The Performance Management Revolution

Performance appraisals wouldn’t be the least popular practice in organizations, as they’re widely believed to be, if something weren’t fundamentally wrong with them.

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Army Talent Management – an Interview with LTG James McConville

The G1 discusses moving the Army from personnel management to world-class, state-of-the-art talent management.

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You Can’t Delegate Talent Management to the HR Department

Leaders can’t pass off their responsibility for managing talent to HR — they must own it.

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Army Publishes Talent Management Strategy

The roll-out of the strategy is the latest in an accelerating effort to modernize and improve the Army’s personnel management system.

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The Future of Performance Management

One by one, companies are ditching their performance management approaches, but what’s a better method?

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GALLUP: Organizations Without a Talent-based HR Strategy Promote the Wrong People

Gallup’s research reveals that organizations choose the wrong people for management roles a staggering 82% of the time.

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Behavior Matters in Talent Management

Organizations that are purpose-inspired, values-based, and led with moral authority outperform all others.

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Finding Strength in Your Performance Process

Are we open to a sea change like strengths-based talent management?

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Commissioning Sources Pivot to Talent Management

A pending journal publication from the Army War College’s Strategic Studies Institute details the methods and successes of the new branching paradigm.

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The Future of Performance Management Is Not One-Size-Fits-All

In 2015 a slew of large organizations like GE, Accenture, Netflix, and Adobe scrapped their age-old annual performance management processes in favor of continuous feedback systems.

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The 4 Big Bets Every HR Organization Should Be Making

Two months into 2016 is a good time to step back and assess whether HR leaders are making the right bets.

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Five Tips for 21st Century Talent Management

Today’s HR directors and business leaders are facing an imminent talent challenge, says Wendy Montague, talent and development expertise leader at Hay Group.

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The Unspoken Quality of Successful Talent Management

Rapport is an interesting word (ra-pore) and a critical quality for any conversation in which there are desired outcomes.

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Achieving Talent Management Excellence in Your Organization

Following a few best practices can give HR teams the capabilities they need to effectively attract and retain talent.

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Future-proof your Workplace with Talent Management and Succession Planning

More successful businesses are embracing succession planning to deepen their employee bench strength and ensure they have top talent at every level…

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Video Is Changing the Picture of Talent Management

Web-based tools are transforming how HR connects with candidates and employees.

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Compensation is More than Money

The current military compensation system, rooted in industrial-era labor management practices, has outlived its usefulness.

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The Perils of Stack Ranking

Microsoft and GE dropped this management practice years before it landed Yahoo in hot water…

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SECDEF Outlines Plans to Attract, Retain Talent

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter Wednesday outlined his plans to revamp the military’s personnel system in hopes of attracting and retaining the top talent needed to address the nation’s increasingly complex security challenges.

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Winning Cyber War Takes Getting Talent Management Right

Nearly everyone on the panel believed that the Army and the rest of the Department of Defense have challenges hiring and retaining talented cyber warriors.

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Army Talent Management Concept: Way Ahead in Managing ‘Human Capital’

The Army is working to improve the way it acquires, employs, develops, and retains human capital to optimize the talent management of all Army Professionals and teams for their mutual benefit so they can thrive and “Win in a Complex World.”

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How We’re Planning the Biggest Personnel Overhaul in 45 Years

DoD’s acting personnel chief lays out the Pentagon’s plans to manage for talent, not just time served.

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Ten Talent Management Trends for 2016

The notion of more diverse talent groups is slowly entering organizations. The wishes and expectations of talent differ, and also change over time.

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Analysis: Regionally Aligned Forces Need Talent Management

If the Army truly intends to prevail against the threats of an increasingly uncertain global environment, it must move beyond the “talk” and actually “walk the walk” of regional alignment. Talent management will be critical to success.

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Six Constraints on Senior Officer Succession Planning

In December 1941, an Army colonel was dispatched to Hawaii by Army Chief of Staff Gen. George C. Marshall. His mission was to assess the operational and strategic situation in the wake of the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor.

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Officer Branching Takes a Talent Management Approach

The Class of 2014 will be the first class to complete the talent management and branch assignment components, to include the COMPASS testing—a series of cognitive and non-cognitive tests taken second semester of cow year.

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Loss Leader

The Army needs to admit it has a problem — or things will only get worse.

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