Acendre at Australasian Talent Conference 2017, Sydney

We're excited to be participating in the 2017 Australasian Talent Conference later this month in Sydney. Hosted by ATC Events and Media, this is the 11th annual occurrence of this conference, and is the largest event for corporate talent managers, HR directors and recruiters in... [+] Read More

How Federal Agencies Can Achieve “Must-Do” Performance Objectives

A memo released this month from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has emerged as Topic A within federal personnel departments: In providing guidance to satisfy the requirements of President Trump's hiring freeze and reorganization, the 14-page document calls for agencies to adopt policies... [+] Read More

DoD’s “New Beginnings” — Enhanced Engagement and Performance Management

The Department of Defense (DoD) is implementing "New Beginnings," a collaborative labor-management effort to improve HR practices and policies in DoD. In a phased approach, DoD is implementing the enterprise-wide DoD Performance Management and Appraisal Program, "which will help foster a cultural change that encourages... [+] Read More

Four Essential Succession Planning Steps for 2017

A new year often inspires us to conduct a self-assessment, leading to self-improvement. This extends to organizations, including their approaches to talent management and succession planning.... [+] Read More