Problem setting. Under the conditions of the intense labour market and fierce competition, talented and highly productive workers, who can learn quickly and adapt to rapid changes in the environment, and possess a range of unique skills, knowledge and competence in a particular field are particularly valuable. It was these employees who led the emergence of the new term “war for talent”, which initiated the formation of a whole direction in approaches to personnel management, namely talent management.
The article covers approaches to the formation of knowledge, skills and abilities of public service managers. Characterization of modern concepts of leadership has been made. The key elements of the leadership competency of civil servants are systematized.
Relationship between motivation and evaluation of the personnel in the enterprise management system as a purposeful influence on employees’ performance is substantiated; the new tasks set before employees in modern challenging conditions are outlined. There are defined today’s new challenges that are becoming a reality and are determining the new tasks set for national management. The basic essential components of personnel motivation and evaluation are presented; the content analysis of the personnel assessment tasks depending on manifestation of specific trends in society is made.