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A Whitepaper from The Smarty Train

Make People Development The Star of The Show

Increase in annual voluntary employee turnover in 2022
(Gartner)
of UK employers have a hard time filling vacancies
(CIPD)
of CHROs cite global shortage of critical talent is the top trend impacting organisations
(Gartner)

Development matters more than ever. For your business and for your people.

Demand for talent is higher than supply, while turnover continues to rise. Attraction and retention are critical to get right. For this reason, development matters more than ever. For your business and for your people.

People development that is clear, focused, and linked to career opportunities is not only vital for attracting and retaining strong talent. It also keeps your people engaged and their growth aligned to your future workforce planning.

Drawing on The Smarty Train’s award-winning work in attraction and development, our 2022 People Development Whitepaper explores how a Development Value Proposition™ (DVP) can help you make and deliver a clear, focused and strategic development promise to your people.

Our DVP Whitepaper Includes:

  • Why You Should Articulate Your Development Offering

    How to ensure that your talent knows what they’re going to get from you in development, and that you know what you’re giving.

  • What A DVP Can Do

    How a strong Development Value Proposition enables you to add value to your internal and external stakeholders, boosting your ability to focus on the right people in your organisation.

  • Your DVP Journey

    How to get started building your own Development Value Proposition, end-to-end.

 

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About the authors

Dr. Khairunnisa Mohamedali, PhD

An award-winning innovator, Khairunnisa has a unique take on organisational culture, innovation and human-centred design. Khairunnisa is The Smarty Train’s Chief Innovation Officer and works cross-sector.

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Louise Seymour

With an MSc in organisational psychology, Louise has over 30 years’ experience in organisation transformation, strategy and employee development. She works with clients operating against a backdrop of technological, digital and economic change within the public and not-for-profit sectors.

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