Bright and early

Allen, Andy
April 2008
People Management;4/3/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p30
This article describes the Early Talent scheme at the British Department for Work and Pensions. According to the author, the designers of the talent managing tool could be forgiven for feeling overawed by the task at hand. He claims that the scheme was a chance for a team to join up their approach with what they were doing at senior levels. He also notes that the department aims to bridge the traditional civil service rift between desirable careers in policy units and less prestigious careers in operational units.


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