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Employee Retention: Tomorrow’s Recruiting Metric

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As HR is increasing its presence as a strategic part of the business, key performance indicators, or KPIs, are becoming a key part of the language for discussing how it is actually performing.

2017 Talent Acquisition Priorities (High and Low)

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Each year brings new opportunities and priorities for HR and talent leaders. This year we began the inaugural Global Talent Acquisition Sentiment Study.

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The Candidate Experience: Perspectives on Video Interviews, Assessments, and Hiring

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In some ways, hiring looks very similar to what it did twenty years ago. People search for positions, indicate interest, and are filtered down until the most promising candidate is offered a job. However, the technology we use has upgraded considerably over time.

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2017 Talent Acquisition Sentiment Study

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There are a lot of moving parts in the world of talent acquisition. Our research at Lighthouse has shown us that many leaders know what they need to focus on, but they have trouble making it a priority.

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable, over the years; hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophiscated. But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

Killing the Traditional Performance Management Approach

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In the last few years, there have been tons of stories about how companies are ditching performance management as it has long been practiced and replacing it with a variety of approaches. Just a few of the many recognizable names: Sears. Adobe.

Talent Mobility Maturity Framework: Connecting Skills with Business Needs

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Lighthouse is currently in the midst of some research on talent mobility , and it has been exciting to see how the philosophy around mobility is changing as more research comes out to illuminate the impact.

Developing a Talent Analytics Function: Build, Buy, or Borrow

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I’m currently in the midst of a research project examining how some of the best and brightest companies in the world hire people analytics talent. This is a part of that research.

Insights from the CHRO Panel at #WorkHuman 2017

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This week I’m honored to be at the WorkHuman conference put on by Globoforce. The session this morning was chock full of great insights from an all star panel of HR executives, featuring: Rahul Varma, Global Head of Talent and Learning at Accenture.

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The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

The Gig Economy Impact on Talent Decisions

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I was somewhat nervous. See, a few weeks ago I had the opportunity to deliver my first ever Ignite-style presentation. In short, you get five minutes to explore a topic. The kicker? Your 20 slides auto-advance every 15 seconds, leaving you without any control.

Global HR Practices: Compliance, Growth, and Productivity [New Research]

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Today, we operate in a global business environment. Companies are expanding, growing and reaching new talent around the globe in order to meet the needs of their customers. But it’s not all sunshine and roses, as you might expect.

New Research: 2017 Workforce Analytics and Strategy Report

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We recently completed some very interesting research here at Lighthouse focused on workforce analytics and strategy, a powerful combination for today’s HR and talent leaders.

Diversity Sourcing Strategy: 3 Tactics of Highly Diverse Companies

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About the Author: Jarrett Lee is a Research Associate Intern at Lighthouse Research. His research focuses on case studies of companies that successfully deliver results on their talent and learning transformation projects.

Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?

Join Jesse Novak as he covers what building a Learning Experience is all about, how this should tie into your company culture and why building a foundation around fun, value and recognition is important to engagement. We’ll also discuss how this ties into Gamification and Badging programs to build a brand beyond your organization.

The Future of Work: A New Paper

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This past week I was notified by my client, Ultimate Software, that the paper I cowrote with Trish McFarlane is now available.

3 Reasons Innovation is more Important than Employee Engagement

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I’m a firm believer in the value of innovation as a key to long-term growth and success. Take P&G for instance. The company’s R&D practices used to be very siloed and closed off, costing the business millions of dollars annually due to that sentiment.

The Talent Slow Fade: A Case Study of Motley Fool’s Approach to Engagement

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The Motley Fool is a multimedia financial services company supporting clients with stock market trends and information. The firm is based in Virginia, has more than 300 employees, and was founded in 1993.

3 Stories of Transformational Learning from #Perspectives17

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This week I have had the pleasure of attending and speaking at Skillsoft Perspectives in Las Vegas. It has been a great event and I enjoyed the content and the updates on the technology.

2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.

Diversity, Inclusion and the Case for Better Business Performance

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About the Author: Jarrett Lee is a Research Associate Intern at Lighthouse Research. His research focuses on case studies of companies that successfully deliver results on their talent and learning transformation projects.

The Personalization Effect: Mitigating Employee Data Privacy Concerns

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Privacy. Concern. In a presentation at the IBM HR Summit last fall, I expected the discussion around talent analytics to go in a few directions, but fear wasn’t one of them.

3 Companies that are Delivering Engaging Workplace Experiences

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About the Author: Jarrett Lee is a Research Associate Intern at Lighthouse Research. His research focuses on case studies of companies that successfully deliver results on their talent and learning transformation projects.

Eliminating Performance Ratings: 3 Ways to Improve the Employee Experience

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About the Author: Jarrett Lee is a Research Associate Intern at Lighthouse Research. His research focuses on case studies of companies that successfully deliver results on their talent and learning transformation projects.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

Networking, Development, and Passion: Why I Want to Attend WorkHuman 2017

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About the Author: Jarrett Lee is a Research Associate Intern at Lighthouse Research. His research focuses on case studies of companies that successfully deliver results on their talent and learning transformation projects. He is pursuing a Bachelor’s of Communication Arts as well as a Master’s of Science in Human Resource Management. .

Fractured, Fragmented, and Fragile: Building Your Technology Stack

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An interesting conversation with a friend working in a key HR role for a 20,000-plus employee firm recently has had me thinking a lot about the technology we have in place.

Disruption Comes to the Analyst Community #InfluenceHR

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This morning I had the pleasure of joining my HR Federation friends onstage at InfluenceHR to talk about how disruption is affecting the HR technology analyst world.

Trending: Vendors Drinking Their Own Champagne

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I’ve talked to several technology companies in the last few weeks that are drinking their own champagne, and it’s one of the most interesting “meta” conversations I’ve had of late.

The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

Join Jesse Novak, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, in exploring thoughts on Learning Cultures inside organizations and how these are impacted by the learning experience. We'll talk about how learning can be made fun, and learners can be kept engaged for longer through the use of achievement, self-motivation and tools which are usable, simple, and reach the learner where they are.

Disruption–The Biggest Concern for CHROs and Talent Leaders

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CHROs, like other CxOs, recognize that the barriers between previously separate industries are collapsing, as companies in one sector apply their expertise to others.

Key Takeaways from Female Founders in Growth Stage Technology (#WIGST17)

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Last week I had the honor of attending the inaugural Women in Growth Stage Tech event in Chicago, and it was quite the experience. Designed to appeal to female founders of HR technology firms, the event drew nearly 50 attendees, including founders, investors, and practitioners.

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It’s About More Than HR: Analytics Learnings from Tom Davenport and Dr. John Sullivan

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Why You Should Invest In Servant Leadership – An Interview With Marcel Schwantes

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Who are the thought leaders you turn to for business and management advice? Got room for one more? Over the past several months, my eyes have been caught by informative articles on leadership and productivity from the same author. I found an Inc.

Report: 4 Recruitment Benchmarks to Measure ROI

Appcast and Jobvite compiled data from their 2017 benchmark reports to identify metrics that talent acquisition professionals should track to measure success from their recruiting campaigns: click-to-apply rates, cost-per-quality-applicant, source of applicants and hires, and time-to-hire.