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Centre for Excellence in Strategic Talent Management

Stay ahead of trends and challenges in talent management

With our insights, you’ll be able to attract, retain and develop the brightest talent

In an age where no job is for life, how do you retain competent, motivated and high-performing staff? Join the Centre for Excellence in Strategic Talent Management and you’ll have privileged access to research and insights that will give you answers – and a competitive advantage.

For 20 years, we have treated talent management as a decision science – and our findings help you boost engagement and become a more attractive employer.

Participants

Join a powerful community

Joining the centre’s community means becoming part of a knowledge-driven network of HR professionals and talent managers from all sectors. It’s a dynamic, safe space where you can share approaches, be inspired by the thinking and experiences of your peers – and influence research.

As a member, you take part in talent management events, HRM networking and discussions, all of which help you to drive positive change and success in your organisation.

Participants

Research to power your company

We keep you at the cutting edge of HR, bringing you the very latest HR thinking in topics including talent acquisition, talent development, talent retention, performance management and digital transformation. Our insights are rigorously, academically researched – and completely relevant to your organisation. We know what’s happening in research and in practice – which means you can access the latest tools, approaches and thinking to drive your organisation to greater success.

2016 Experience Vlerick Day

Network, explore, deepen your thinking

Would you like to be able to discuss the latest approaches with other senior HR practitioners? As a member of the research centre, you’ll have opportunities to join interactive workshops, seminars, round-table discussions and our Vlerick HR Day. You’ll also be able to influence the topics discussed. And our experienced faculty will be here to support your strategic decision-making, offering challenge, views and perspective as you hone your organisation’s talent management approaches.

Recent research

Human capital as key success factor for digital transformation

What is the impact of digital transformation on your employees? How do technologies – including AI, robotic process automation, IoT and blockchain – impact individuals? This research reveals what employees need and worry about – and how to create a digital growth mindset.

White paper: 10 key findings on performance and reward management in an agile environment

Agility is an emerging key dimension of business excellence. Yet, many organisations struggle to adopt agile approaches in performance and reward management. This white paper explores why.

White paper: Five evolutions in individual career development and their consequences for organisational career management

Employees no longer expect to work their way up through the hierarchical ranks of one workplace. Find out how they now think about their careers – and how you can meet their needs – in this white paper.

Career Focus Tool

Help your employees to manage their own career with the Career Focus Tool. Its questionnaires, inventories and reflection exercises help your teams to explore their development in the context of your organisation.

Performance Amplifier

Much of your company’s performance management is in the hands of line managers. So help them to boost their team’s performance with the Performance Amplifier tool.

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Expert faculty

Dirk Buyens

Dirk Buyens

Professor of Human Resources Management

Dirk Buyens is an authority on strategic HR, strategic talent management and organisational structuring, in line with business strategy.

Koen Dewettinck

Koen Dewettinck

Professor of Human Resources Management

Koen Dewettinck improves the way we manage people to boost engagement and performance.

Participants

Join us

Join us to make connections and engage with new approaches that benefit you and your organisation. When you become a member, you expand your outlook, explore new approaches and viewpoints – and share knowledge and expertise with other senior strategic talent managers.

And when you’re ready to take your membership even further, you can become a partner – and help us to define the centre’s strategy and research focus. 

Get in touch

Astrid Vandenbroucke

Astrid Vandenbroucke

Researcher