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date: 24 September 2020

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Technological advances have touched nearly every aspect of human life in recent decades, including the world of work. This chapter provides an overview of how these advances have specifically affected talent management. Organized around the primary elements of the talent-management lifecycle (identifying talent, acquiring talent, developing talent, and evaluating talent), each section provides a summary of current research findings and practice trends, examples illustrating those trends, and questions to guide future research. Several themes cut across these sections, including (1) the potential for technology to help individuals to identify, grow, and manage their talent in a more proactive ways, (2) the increasing use of engaging simulations for recruitment, selection, and developmental purposes, and (3) the need for systematic research to investigate the many intriguing questions raised by technology’s dramatic influence throughout the talent-management field.

Keywords: technology, talent management, recruitment, employee selection, training, leadership development, performance management, talent

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