What’s next in talent?

Fill in the blank: 2023 was the year of ____. When it comes to the talent landscape, there’s no one right answer. Generative AI, the middle manager, burnout, flexibility, the skills shortage, women’s ambition, disengagement—all of these trends, and others, fit the bill. In a recent McKinsey Talks Talent episode, partners Bryan Hancock and Brooke Weddle discuss the trends that shaped last year’s talent landscape—and those poised to redefine its contours yet again in 2024. Check out the conversation, and dive deeper with more insights on how organizations and leaders can prepare for the shifts ahead.

The shape of talent in 2023 and 2024

Human-centered AI: The power of putting people first

How to identify employee disengagement

Activating middle managers through capability building

The future of middle management

Reimagining people development to overcome talent challenges

Busting myths about women in the workplace

What is talent management?

Employee development: A skills-based approach

Right skills, right person, right role