Deltek Announces Availability of Talent Management Guide to Help Companies Develop Effective Talent Strategies

Talent Management for Dummies outlines how to develop and implement an effective talent management strategy, including the important role technology plays

HERNDON, Va. – June 16, 2016 – Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for project-based businesses, announced the publication of Talent Management for Dummies, the 9th book in its For Dummies series.

Talent Management for Dummies discusses the concepts of an effective “people” strategy in a way that’s intended to be easy to understand and helpful for companies that want to start or improve a talent management program. The various components of talent management covered in the book include the acquisition, development, and retention of top talent – along with implementing technology as a foundation to support a strong talent strategy.

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The book is organized into five chapters:

  • Chapter 1: Find Qualified Talent… and Hire It Fast!
  • Chapter 2: Don’t Lose Your Best Talent
  • Chapter 3: Invest in Your People
  • Chapter 4: Leverage Technology to Manage Talent
  • Chapter 5: Ten Tips to Manage Talent Effectively

“Deltek frequently talks about the ‘war for talent’ and how the struggle to find and retain top talent is a real problem for all companies – including professional services firms and other project-based businesses that rely on talent to win in the marketplace,” said Patrick Smith, SVP of Marketing at Deltek. “While the war may be on, with the help of this guide, companies can better understand how to compete and successfully attract, develop and retain critical employees. Implementing the right talent strategy is more important than ever – and the insights in this guide will start companies down the path to optimizing the all-important talent equation within their businesses.”

Deltek, a thought-leader in the talent management arena, will also go deeper into each chapter in the book through an upcoming webinar series. Visit to get more information on the webinar series, and review the full library of the Deltek For Dummies series here.

About Deltek

Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors, professional services firms and other project- and people-based businesses. For decades, we have delivered actionable insight that empowers our customers to unlock their business potential. 20,000 organizations and millions of users in over 80 countries around the world rely on Deltek to research and identify opportunities, win new business, recruit and develop talent, optimize resources, streamline operations and deliver more profitable projects. Deltek – Know more. Do more.®