Exploring Talent Management through Competency-based Profiling Model for More Effective Training and Development Planning – Case Herman IT

Bachelor thesis English OPEN
Nguyen Hong, Hanh (2016)
  • Publisher: Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu

Human resource management is a pivotal part in driving a company to success. This stands true for all companies in every industry, including the currently booming technology industry. Herman IT - a Kajaani-based technology company - is planning to establish its own human resource management (HRM) department and needs of a competency-based talent management model as a guideline for its HRM. The purpose of this research is to explore Herman IT’s current talent management and compare it to a competency-based talent management model, thus drawing out suggestions for Herman IT’s problems based on the comparison. The theoretical background of this research includes the definitions of human resource management, talent management and competency. This research also uses Google as a benchmark case study to build up the competency-based talent management model. The quantitative research method was utilized in this research. The analysis of the findings collected from close-ended survey provides information about Herman IT’s current talent management situation, as well as its current problems with talent management. The analysis also represents the opinion of a part of Herman IT’s employees on how they want the talent management to be, thus giving some ideas for solving Herman IT’s talent management problems.
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