Identifying Rising Stars

Source: Business Insider, Feb 2017

… how the firm identified the next generation of leaders within the firm. He said it’s all about three things:

  • Engagement – Anger and his colleagues in HR look at how engaged an employee is in what they’re doing, life at the company, and their level of engagement with the company culture.
  • Contribution vs scope of the role – The firm also tracks how actively employees engage with topics outside their own day-to-day role. That helps provide insight into whether someone could maybe step up one day, or take a bigger role in a different team.
  • Career velocity – How fast is someone rising through the ranks? Are they being promoted ahead of schedule?

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