Talent Management

The Talent Management unit within the Human Resources division provides leadership and support to Minnesota State in attracting, retaining, and developing employees to meet current and future educational needs.


Recruiting and Selection Guidebook (linked here)

Recruiting a broad and diverse candidate pool is an important part of the hiring process. Talent Management provides many resources to assist hiring managers and search advisory committees. Visit the Recruiting, Searching, and Selection SharePoint site to learn more.

  1. Information is available for all Minnesota State employees
  2. Log into SharePoint via Office 365 using your StarID@minnstate.edu
  3. Use your usual password

Search Advisory Committee Handbook (linked here)

Search Advisory Committee Training

Search Advisory Committee Training for Minnesota State – 20-minute review of roles and responsibilities, legal considerations, and processes for conducting a fair and effective search.


Unconscious Bias in the Search Process – 30-minute course provides an overview of unconscious bias, descriptions of how it can play out in hiring practices, and strategies to minimize its impact.


Focus Areas

Onboarding: Resources for new employees and supervisors.

Performance Management: Tools and resources to help supervisors support performance, provide feedback and evaluate accomplishments. To assist and support frontline supervisors in their day-to-day work, a Supervisor Toolkit has been created; additional content is always being added. 

Training and Development: Classroom and online courses for employees, supervisors and other leaders.

Leadership Development: Programs for supervisors, managers, mid-level leaders and executives to help them grow in current and future leadership positions.

Succession Planning: Information to help supervisors, leaders and HR staff ensure our leadership pipeline is filled with qualified individuals who are available to apply when vacancies occur. Resources for system institutions considering potential succession and development strategies can be found in the Succession Planning Toolkit.

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