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Performance Management 2017: Companies Must Become Agile

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , the world’s leader in Talent Activation, which transforms traditional talent management and employee engagement technology into a continuum of experiences for activating employees along their journeys—from start to finish. Check Enjoy the post!). Today’s workers expect change. Regular performance conversations.

Flying under the Radar SilkRoad raises $35M in Round C

Josh Bersin

Today SilkRoad, one of the more quiet (not for long) talent. HR Systems Talent Management funding Oracle peoplefluent Silkroad SumTotal taleoDespite the recent acquisitions of Taleo by Oracle and SuccessFactors by SAP, the talent management software market is far from mature. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Here’s What’s Keeping You Up At Night

TLNT: The Business of HR

From concerns about how to motivate employees to meet company goals to worries over how to gain a “big picture” of company talent through data and analytics, a host of work-related issues haunted HR professionals in 2016, according to SilkRoad’s latest “What Keeps HR Up At Night?” report. Evaluations, Reviews & Appraisal Performance Management Talent Management Featured

Elephants of HR Software Enter the Talent Management Market

Josh Bersin

HR Systems LMS, LCMS ADP bloomfire halogen Oracle Silkroad successfactors taleo the right thing wisetailOver the last ten years or so the talent management software providers have had a party building up a $3 billion, fast-growing marketplace. Now, starting in 2011 and 2012, the elephants from the. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Performance Reviews Are a Process Not an Event

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a leading global provider of cloud-based, end-to-end talent management solutions. SilkRoad hosts a virtual book club – just sign up and receive access to over 30 chapters from popular talent management topics. The SilkRoad survey has some great starters within their survey results. Enjoy the post!).

Transforming Performance Management for Increased Agility

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions. In a recent webinar hosted by SilkRoad, Candace Atamanik, manager of talent and HR research at Bersin by Deloitte, shared 5 reasons to consider agile processes when thinking about performance management. Congrats to them! Enjoy the post.).

Driving Business Outcomes through HCM Technology

Brandon Hall

29 webinar – The Talent Activation Continuum: How Connected HR Technologies Deliver Better Business Outcomes , sponsored by SilkRoad — I had the chance to analyze the data across all four HCM areas. In preparation for my Sept. learned that organizations as a whole struggle with the same things – low adoption levels. Talent Acquisition Today

4 Ways to Use Your Onboarding Technology For More Than Onboarding

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a leading global provider of cloud-based talent management solutions. SilkRoad recently launched an online resource center showcasing how Human Resource Management Systems can benefit your bottom line. You can check it out here. Enjoy the post!). must admit, I was a bit surprised by this conversation.

Peer-to-Peer Feedback: An Opportunity to Activate Employee Performance

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by SilkRoad, a global leader in cloud-based talent activation solutions. Enjoy the post!). As organizations continue to evaluate their performance management processes, one important consideration needs to be who is involved in the process. This isn’t to imply that one relationship is better or worse than another. That’s not effective feedback.

Culture Fit Is the First Step to Successful Onboarding [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Our friends at SilkRoad recently released a report on “ The Who, How, and Why of Onboarding.” I found it interesting because it used a term I hadn’t heard before but immediately fell in love with – cultureboarding. Meaning that cultural fit needs to be an important part of the recruiting process. There are lots of companies that do this – hire for attitude and fit, train for skills.

10 Tips for Effective Goal Setting

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad, a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions. They have introduced the “ SilkRoad Talent Talk Podcast ,” which identifies and discusses current trends in HR technology and the most pressing issues facing organizations. The podcast airs on the 1st and 15th of each month – be sure to check it out.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About HR Technology

HR Bartender

To help, we asked the experts at SilkRoad to share their knowledge and expertise about API. It totally makes sense to recognize the thing that makes our businesses unique. Our people! People also make your business productive. So I thought I would round up a series of posts on something that people just can’t live without these days – technology. Application Program Interface (API).

The Role Of HR Analytics In Workforce Planning

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Moreover, in a recent SilkRoad survey , 36% of the HR managers interviewed said that not having access to analytics that allow them to have a clear picture of their workforce is a major concern. An unprecedented increase in job openings shows that the demand for talent is forcing companies to plan better and recruit better. VisierAnalytics. The challenge of workforce planning. via Forbes.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About API

HR Bartender

So I reached out to my friend Chris Lennon , vice president of product management at SilkRoad. As you know, SilkRoad is a longtime partner with HR Bartender and they offer talent apps which integrate with their talent management suite. Be sure to follow the SilkRoad blog to learn more about how technology is changing human resources. Of course, that’s when it’s working.

Add Boomerang Employees to Your Recruiting Strategy

HR Bartender

( Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions. If you want to learn more about the advantages an onboarding solution can bring to your business, check out SilkRoad’s Onboarding Buyers Kit. You can download a copy here. Enjoy the post!). In some places, they might be called rehires. Guess what?

Ingredients For Recruiting Success [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Our friends at SilkRoad understand this and put together a clever infographic on the right ingredients for successful recruiting. The reason I named this blog HR Bartender was because, as an HR professional, I always thought people wanted me to act like a bartender – listen, support and offer a suggestion when appropriate. HR professionals do the same thing with strategy.

What Ails Talent Acquisition? A Shortage of Innovation

Brandon Hall

The goal of this study was not only to gain a better understanding of what’s driving the perception of a worldwide talent shortage, but also to gather data on how organizations are innovating in order to compete for top talent on a global scale. I’m thrilled at the response – thanks in part to survey distribution partners like HireVue , iCIMS , and SilkRoad. Agree/Strongly Agree.

Making Job Descriptions Work for You

TLNT: The Business of HR

Sponsored By:    SilkRoad. Is writing a job description just one more task that has to be checked off? Do you find yourself reduced to just putting down the basic bullets and pressing send before forgetting all about it? A job description doesn’t need to be a list of clichés and impossible requirements. Instead it can provide your ideal candidate with a snapshot of life inside your company and the exiting possibilities for the right hire. It can leverage and enhance your brand, building up interest even from candidates who aren’t considering a job move…yet.

Performance Management Might Change But It’s Not Going Away

HR Bartender

The message from SilkRoad is getting performance management right shows big results for increased agility. If there was one term that dominated the workplace conversation in 2016 it was the “performance appraisal.” That’s okay. think it’s good to re-evaluate traditions. The performance review hasn’t changed for decades. It’s long overdue. Here are some of the most popular posts on the topic.

6 Ways to Use Technology to Advance Your Career – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Also, SilkRoad technology hosts a business book club. The New Year always makes me think about goals and the things I want to accomplish. Based on today’s reader note, I’m not the only person who thinks that way. Hi, I’m an HR professional living in India. want to learn new things in human resources but my only option is online study because I can’t relocate. Certification. Read blogs.

Are You Playing Chess or Checkers With Your Career

HR Bartender

At this year’s SilkRoad Connections conference , Ryan Estis asked a question that stuck with me. Are you playing chess or checkers with your career? Think about it. Playing checkers implies that we’re only thinking one move ahead. Chess means that we’re thinking several moves ahead. There’s nothing wrong with either one of them. There have been times in my career when I’ve played checkers.

Aligning #HR Technology With Your Talent Decisions

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a leading global provider of cloud-based talent management solutions. So I hope you’ll join me and the folks from SilkRoad on Wednesday, April 29 when we’ll continue this conversation about aligning human resources technology and talent strategies. Every day, they have to decide: Who should we hire?

Positioning HR as a Strategic Partner

TLNT: The Business of HR

Sponsored by: SilkRoad. Over the last decade, Human Resources has been encouraged to take on the role of strategic partner. But what does that really mean? To be a truly strategic partner, HR professionals need to understand the goals and needs of the entire organization and make specific connections between business issues and human capital decisions. You need to show you’re business savvy enough to understand how a strategic approach to human capital can drive the business forward and offer a convincing ROI. Who should attend? The webinar will fill up fast. Can’t attend? No problem!

Employee Well-Being Impacts Your Recruiting Efforts

HR Bartender

Last year, SilkRoad reported that employee referrals in the U.S. We know that one of the most effective ways to recruit is using employee referral programs. accounted for 57% of interviews and 61% of hires. So we agree – employee referrals are important to our overall recruitment efforts. But, how does this relate to employee well-being? And it’s not the referral bonus. HireRight, Inc.

Everyone Has the Ability To Be an Influencer

HR Bartender

A few months ago, I had the opportunity to hear change leadership expert Cheryl Cran at SilkRoad’s Connections Conference. If you ever have the chance to hear her speak, she’s definitely worth your time. During her session, she made the comment that “Leadership is the ability to influence others.” I’ve been saying this for years as well…so I tweeted it out. Definitely not! You bet.

Making Sense of Big Data in HR

TLNT: The Business of HR

Sponsored by:   SilkRoad. FREE TLNT Webinar:  Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 2 pm Eastern/11 am Pacific. Register here! Big data and predictive analytics are gaining in importance in HR, and they’re certainly garnering a lot of buzz. But what do these, and related terms actually mean, and how can they help you to improve the talent acquisition function? One of the challenges for leaders is sorting out the hype from the real areas of opportunity. During the webinar, we’ll answer some of those questions and explore how practitioners can make best use of data and analytics. Who should attend?

How Do You Change Company Culture – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

A couple weeks ago, I participated in a webinar with my friends at SilkRoad on “ HR’s Role in Bridging the Skills Gap.”  During the webinar, we asked listeners about some of the strategies they were using, such as training, succession planning, and knowledge management. Afterward, I received an email with a question. And, it’s a tough question too. Go find another option.”. Click To Tweet.

Every #HR Pro Should Own a Marketing Textbook

HR Bartender

At this year’s SilkRoad Connections Conference , I got my hands on a great article by Lisa Rowan , vice president of HR, talent and learning research at IDC. There. said it. The parallels between marketing and human resources are endless. As HR pros, we could really gain some creative inspiration from the principles of marketing. In fact, we’ve talked about learning from marketing before.

Knowing the Strategy is Different From Connecting With It

HR Bartender

During this year’s SilkRoad Connections conference , I heard the phrase, “communicate 70 times in 70 different ways.” I don’t know that you have to take the “70” number literally but I think it’s a great point. There’s a big difference between knowing what the strategy is and being able to connect with it. Bottom-line: the difference is engagement. Maybe you can even articulate it.

The Capabilities of HR Technology – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

To help us sift through what HR technology exists, I asked Amber Hyatt, SPHR, director of product marketing at SilkRoad to share her expertise. SilkRoad is a leading provider of cloud-based, human resources solutions. My thanks to Amber and our friends at SilkRoad for helping us understand how human resources technology can help employees throughout their careers.

Making Sense of Big Data in HR

TLNT: The Business of HR

Sponsored by: SilkRoad. FREE TLNT WEBINAR:  Thursday, May 21 at 2 pm Eastern/11 am Pacific. Big data and predictive analytics are gaining in importance in HR, and they’re certainly garnering a lot of buzz. But what do these, and related terms actually mean, and how can they help you to improve the talent acquisition function? This webinar will fill up fast.

Making Job Descriptions Work for You

TLNT: The Business of HR

Sponsored By:   SilkRoad. Is writing a job description just one more task that has to be checked off? Do you find yourself reduced to just putting down the basic bullets and pressing send before forgetting all about it? You’re not alone – but you could be missing out on a great opportunity to attract better qualified talent. A job description doesn’t need to be a list of clichés and impossible requirements. Instead, it can provide your ideal candidate with a snapshot of life inside your company and the exiting possiblities for the right hire. Who should attend? Can’t attend? No problem!

The Candidate Experience: 6 Facts Every Employer Should Know

HR Daily Advisor

Start on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, with a free interactive webcast from SilkRoad, How HR Technology Drives Business Transformation: Views on Integration, Data Analytics, Usability, and More from Talent Management Leaders. In tomorrow’s Advisor , we present the final 3 candidate experience facts revealed by CareerBuilder’s study, plus an introduction to the free interactive webcast from SilkRoad, How HR Technology Drives Business Transformation: Views on Integration, Data Analytics, Usability, and More from Talent Management Leaders. Learn More. Register Now.

Are Managers Cutting It As Coaches?

HRE's The Leader Board

In a survey of 117 vice presidents of talent management, vice presidents and directors of HR, directors of personnel and CHROs, talent-management software provider SilkRoad found 45 percent of these respondents saying their managers lack the skills to coach and develop employees. Bruce Tulgan, founder of New Haven, Conn.-based Share on Facebook Twitter It!

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