HR's main job is 'to spot and nurture best talent.'

Phillips, Lucy
October 2007
People Management;10/4/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 20, p11
The article reports that keynote speakers Greg Dyke and Gerry Robinson emphasized that the most important roles of human resources (HR) are spotting talent, making people feel valued and facilitating change, during the 2007 CIPD annual conference. Dyke stresses that the whole purpose of HR is to get the best people and make sure they are picked up by the system and trained appropriately. Both speakers also said it was not possible for HR to change the company culture without support from the top.


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