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Kevin Wheeler

Kevin Wheeler is the founder of GLR, a consultant, sought after public speaker, writer and university lecturer. He has founded a number of organizations including the Future of Talent Institute, Global Learning Resources, Inc. and the Australasian Talent Conference, Ltd. He is the author of hundreds of articles on talent management, career development, recruiting, human capital, leadership and on corporate universities, strategic planning, workforce planning, and learning strategies. His latest book is The Corporate University Workbook. He has served as a lecturer and adjunct faculty at the University of San Francisco and on the business faculty at San Francisco State University.

Global Leadership Summit

Held for the past couple of days at Northeastern University in Boston with a cadere of leadership development professionals, academics, consultants, and thought leaders.

Pictures from Piha New Zealand

 
A small diversion. I’ve been spending a few days in one of my favorite places – New Zealand. This is a country full of beautiful hiking trails, deserted beaches, and spectacular views. And not far from the largest city, Auckland, lie black sand beaches and bush country… Continue reading

Why the Time for RPO has Arrived

RPO, recruitment process outsourcing, has been growing by leaps and bounds over the past two years.  Large and small RPO firms are enjoying a boom as more and more firms turn toward outsourcing much, if not all, of their recruitment.

 RPO is the process of fulfilling all or… Continue reading

5 Reasons Why Traditional Employment is in Trouble

According to the U.S. Labor Department, 2.1 million people resigned their jobs in February, the most in any month since the start of the Great Recession.

This is startling given that the economy is not strong and that millions are out of work. The natural inclination would seem to me… Continue reading

6 Ways Recruiters Can Make a Difference

Never before has the time been riper for recruiters to make a real difference to the profitability of their firms. The differentiator between profits, innovative products, and long-term success is, very simply, the quality of talent.

As gatekeepers, your function is far from trivial. You are key to finding the… Continue reading

6 Ways Recruiters Can Make a Difference

Never before has the time been riper for recruiters to make a real difference to the profitability of their firms. The differentiator between profits, innovative products, and long-term success is, very simply, the quality of talent.

As gatekeepers, your function is far from trivial. You are key to finding the… Continue reading

5 Predictions for Recruitment 2012

I was just reviewing the predictions I made for 2011 written at roughly this time a year ago. Much of what I thought would happen unfolded as expected, except for talent management. I had thought there would more focus on integrating the employee development and recruitment functions, and more internal… Continue reading

Eternally Stagnant Recruitment and Some Ideas to Overcome It

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“The Medium is the Massage” in 2011

The year is 1967 and an academic named Marshall McLuhan writes a book.  It’s a book called “The Medium is the Massage,” with only a few pages, pictures, white space and not very many words.

It would revolutionize how we think about media.

The title: “The Medium is the… Continue reading

5 Trends that will Shape our Future

At our Future of Talent Retreat this past weekend, I laid out the five trends I see as dominating the next decade or more.  In an age of mechanization, such as the 20th century, we glorified all things mechanical and we developed hierarchal… Continue reading

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