If you’re about to present a talent management issue to the key team members or a board, it’s important to make a good impression. Besides the presentation content, a proper topic visualization can make a difference too, in your speech delivery. Here are some visual solutions we propose.
The topic of HR and personnel management is a complex one, especially in bigger companies. Being a human resource manager you need to control lots of processes and operate with organizational hierarchies. You probably use often terms such as a team, talent management, recruiting, synergy, knowledge transfer and value. If you’re mentioning those concepts in your documents, it’s worth to create visual association, for better readability and audience engagement. Below you can find a few ideas how to illustrate those HR ideas by simple graphics.
One thing our clients struggle with when preparing PowerPoint presentations is how to effectively illustrate abstract thoughts or ideas. Common ideas people ask for help illustrating are structure and organization. We all know it is important to provide powerful visuals when designing presentation. The graphical element is a huge part of what makes it effective! However, demonstrating concepts like “organization” which feels abstract is a road block for many folks.
It’s this time of year we do plans on various levels. Company strategies, team aims, project plans, personal development objectives. To help you make good goals, use S.M.A.R.T. method of defining them. Furthermore, if you present the goals in nice eye-catching ways, you can reach better engagement by your audience. Here I present some ideas how you can design such SMART goals a presentation.
My guess is that you met several times with presentation of an organizational structure of a company or institution. I saw it many times when making a classical company presentation, for a pitch or funds application. Here we’ve prepared a few slide design examples how you can illustrate such org charts.
Here’s a diagram illustration I did for an inspirational article how we should make smart decisions.
After a break I’m back with another example how to create a text visualization, using only PowerPoint tool. Having such simple blog illustration makes the interesting ideas from posts easier to notice and absorb.
Check the next example of how you can enrich a text article by a simple illustration. I share here some simple do-it-yourself ways. So it can inspire you to make your own Do-It-Yourself blog infographics or of other written articles. I was reading an interesting blog post at Harvard Business Review by Rosabeth Moss Kanter. She was writing about ways to cope with uncertainty in a life. Tips she shares were a good source material for adding a visualization.
Illustrating core ideas from Harvard Business Review article “Four Reasons Any Action Is Better than None” by Rosabeth Moss Kanter (original article here). Visualisation and design elements: www.InfoDiagram.com