Ten Things Every HR Professional Should Know About the Future of Talent (Tools Edition) Reprinted with permission from HR Professionals Magazine. Today’s talent leaders face an ever-growing list of challenges, opportunities and responsibilities. As a result, human capital management (HCM) companies have focused heavily on creating tools to help manage talent and create efficiencies for HR teams. But between the vast number to choose from and the complexities that accompany them, these ‘tools’ can often be more of a challenge than an aid. To get the most out of these talent tools, you must be able to choose the right tool for the right job and for the right HR professional. Read the article below written by Marcus Buckingham, creator of StandOut and founder of The Marcus Buckingham Company, powered by ADP, as he shares ten observations on talent tools including how to use them properly and how they relate to the future of talent.