The Importance Of A Gifted And Talented Program Falling Under Different Names

1659 Words Nov 13th, 2016 7 Pages
Most schools have their variation of a gifted and talented program falling under different names but these students have test well and shown some type of academic savoir faire that makes them stand out from the rest. I was never a gifted or talented student for that matter. Like most of my peers I came to school because that’s what we are told we have to do from the age of 4 to 18 between the hours of 7:30-3:30. I often wondered where are those GT kids going? Why did they get to leave class early? Why did they take special field trips? They never really talked about what they did, but from my understanding it involved extra school work and I wasn’t interested. The reason for these programs is to challenge students that have an understanding of the subject matter that goes beyond that of their peers. It keeps them from getting bored during classes and expands there horizons. In the work place Hi-Po employees are no different. Consequently, if they are not properly cultivated you will lose these employees to other companies that not only welcome but nourish there potential. HR plays and important role to play in keeping HiPos from leaving, or stopping the from drowning (Managment, 2014). HR mustn’t fail to give managers the route map that helps them support HiPos (Managment, 2014). The strong organizations are the ones where HR is working with the managers so the managers can have a very focused, structured conversation with the candidate, and they can agree what’s going to…

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