Talent Management

Talent strategies that deliver better business performance.

We provide a range of talent and consultancy services that deliver outstanding business results to our clients. We help your organization gain competitive advantage by harnessing internal and external talent pools, through succession planning, market intelligence, salary surveys, assessor coaching, performance appraisal and by developing future-proof talent strategies. Whether it’s the talent you already have, the talent you need now, or the talent of the future, we give you the tools to connect with them.

Optimising your Talent

Talent Development Programmes for your high potentials: from design through to implementation. That includes correctly identifying them in the first place, and translating high-potentials into correspondingly, high-performers.

Accelerated Integration – A bespoke programme which optimizes the on-boarding of new leaders or subject matter experts, designed to accelerate productivity and improve retention. We help newly appointed executives make an immediate impact, by identifying the key integration challenges that they face; whether it’s an international assignment, assimilating into a new culture or bringing diversity to an already established team.

Talent Intelligence Provision – To inform workforce planning, new market entry, pre-acquisition due diligence, localization, salary discussions and EVP development

Recruitment Process Optimisation (RPO) – We develop and manage sourcing strategy and global PSL’s, assessment design and coaching, system selection, provision of interim in-house recruitment resource and all change management associated with RPO.

Talent Mapping – We build and maintain talent pools using competency based assessment for niche disciplines and executive leadership. Adopting talent mapping as a pro-active sourcing methodology puts you ahead of those competitors that recruit reactively. In practice, it raises your company profile, generates greater traffic to your website and application numbers to your jobs.

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Potential candidates will have already been identified, qualified and motivated to join your company allowing you to move straight to final assessment as and when you decide to recruit from the talent pool. A happy by-product is the up to date intelligence you gather from your target audience about your competitors, who they’re hiring and what they are paying, alongside crucial feedback on your own image and reputation in the market place. It’s all valuable data to help you inform and adapt your own corporate message and value proposition as an employer of choice.

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Career Transition/Outplacement – Restructures and redundancies are part and parcel of business and we can help enhance your employer brand by working closely with those colleagues that are leaving.

Executive Coaching – we have a network of level A & B qualified coaches who are experienced business leaders and have provided board-level consultancy in our specialist sectors.

Diversity and Inclusion – this is woven into all of our recruitment and talent management services. Each of our consultants have received formal D&I training and we can deliver, advise and train, on how to incorporate diversity into assessment and integration.


To discuss any of these services, and to find out how our Talent Management practice can benefit your business, please contact consulting@douglas-stuart.com or call +44 (0)161 967 9670



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