The statistics in this infographic have been taken from
the Cubiks International survey on development. The
survey was conducted in March 2012 and completed by
over 500 HR and non-HR professionals across the globe
Line Manager Nomination
What makes a talent?
identifies talents in 64% of
Only in France most
organisations use ‘talent
Most people feel that in their
It is important to develop
organisation employees don’t
talents for succession planning as
have equal opportunities to
they ensure the continuity of the
be identified as a talent, as
organisation’s culture—this is the line manager nomination can
view of 93% of people. be very subjective.
Once a talent, always a Internal vs External
talent? - NO 92% of people think it is 25% of people believe it is
easier to hire experienced
important to develop talents
67% of people say that talents do not for succession planning as staff than to develop
automatically stay talents for the rest of they ensure the continuity of talents internally.
their career. Talents need to continu- the organisation’s culture.
ously demonstrate high performance
and potential to grow to the next level in
order to remain identified as a talent.