Aartist manager, also known as an talent manager or band manager, is an individual or company who guides the professional career of artists in the entertainment industry. The responsibility of the talent manager is to oversee the day-to-day business affairs of an artist; advice and counsel talent concerning professional matters, long-term plans and personal decisions which may affect their career.
The roles and responsibilities of a talent manager vary slightly from industry to industry, as do the commissions to which the manager is entitled. For example, a music manager's duties differ from those managers who advise actors, writers, or directors. A manager can also help artists find an agent, or help them decide when to leave their current agent and identify who to select as a new agent. Talent agents have the authority to make deals for their clients while managers usually can only informally establish connections with producers and studios but do not have the ability to negotiate contracts.
A Human Resource Talent manager is there to assist individuals with their career plans. They are focused on the individual (client). They will guide and direct the client in a variety of strategies to increase their employ-ability. They also act as life/career coaches. The relationship is a one-on-one engagement not solely to establish a career but to increase employ-ability. The client and the Talent Manager typically have a financial agreement in place [with all clients]. A good resource talent Manager must be able to elevate the clients personal brand in the job market.There should always be a next level for the clients.