The Four Pillars of Employable Talent (4th Edition)

The Four Pillars of Employable Talent (4th Edition)

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Overview

More people are chasing fewer jobs than ever before, including legions of downsized executives and newly college graduates. In his book The Four Pillars of Employable Talent, David C. Miles, Ed.D., SPHR, CMF, shares how organizations have changed their recruiting processes and what talent managers are looking for in job candidates.

Dr. Miles offers readers thought-provoking analyses of the changes that have transformed the workplace as well as a compelling argument for why an individual must possess four key attributes to be employable in a challenging job market: resilience, balance, strategic career planning, and active financial planning. He concludes by exploring how each of the four generations comprising today's workforce--Seniors, Baby Boomers, Generation Xers, and Millennials--perceive and embrace each of the Four Pillars.

Dr. Miles bases much of his book on his research with transitioning executives and on his experience first as an HR executive in corporate America and then as the Chairman of Miles LeHane Cos., Inc., an independent consultancy in Northern Virginia that specializes in strategic and talent management. He offers practical advice to talent managers, new college graduates (and their mentors) as well as executives and employees in transition. He places special emphasis on being able to articulate contributive value in both resumes and interviews.

The Four Pillars of Employable Talent is an outstanding resource, loaded with handy tips and poignant anecdotes that make Dr. Miles' advice emotionally real and incredibly useful.
Tim Zilke, President and CEO of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, said, "David Miles clearly maps out what has changed in today's workplace--for the employer and the employee--and what it will take to be successful at staying employed and at recruiting for success. His book is simply a must-read for talent managers, executives, and employees of all ages."

Product Details

BN ID: 2940158604621
Publisher: AlphaGraphics Loudoun
Publication date: 12/04/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Dr. David Miles is Chairman of the Miles LeHane Companies, Inc. which he acquired with his wife and business partner in 1992, following a 25-year career with Marriott Corporation (Saga). Miles LeHane has grown into an international industry leader, focusing on five primary areas of practice: Strategic Management Planning, Coaching, Career Transition, Executive Search, and HR Products and Services.

With his commitment to life-long learning, David has also completed numerous developmental and organizational programs. He is a member of the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) and a member and founding chapter President of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). He is a member of the Association of Career Professionals (ACP) and a Charter Fellow of the Institute of Career Certification International (ICC International), as the largest global non-profit certification Institute.

Author of The Four Pillars of Employable Talent and Building Block Essentials.

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