The Top 10 Strategic HR and TA Metrics That CEOs Want to See
MARCH 30, 2017
Unfortunately, most of those who create metrics in HR and recruiting don’t really understand the strategic mindset of CEOs. And, as a result, the metrics that are reported to CEOs and the executive committee result in no positive action being taken.
The Rise of the People Strategy Platform
MARCH 7, 2017
“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it.
A New Workforce Planning Model: Why Position Management Is Flawed
APRIL 21, 2017
Given that people costs make up the largest chunk of the operating expenses for a typical organization, getting the workforce plan right is fundamental to good corporate fiscal health.
Make HR Analytics a Priority, But See the Bigger Picture
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Making HR analytics a leadership priority is not just about encouraging HR to present the latest analytics innovations, but rather a true partnership to drive pivotal decisions.
The Essential Guide to Recruiting Performers
When your company needs to bring on new talent, it's tempting to do whatever it takes. But hiring just anyone isn't the solution. Download JazzHR's, The Essential Guide to Hiring Performers, to learn how you can create a scalable recruiting process that results in great hires.
Analytics Must Be HR’s Top Priority To Be Strategic
OCTOBER 13, 2016
What could be more important than realizing that the world of HR is on the edge of a dramatic shift that will literally change the entire focus of HR?
How to Lead and Engage Millennials in the Workplace
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
Born before 1982 and in a leadership or management role? If yes, you may have asked yourself the question: “How do I motivate and communicate with the Millennials (born 1982 -2000) on my team?”
How To Reduce Employee Turnover with Workforce Analytics
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
With voluntary resignations at an all-time high and unemployment rates historically low, employee retention is a key objective for most HR organizations, and employee turnover is the single most prevalent HR metric. However, knowing your turnover rate does little to support strategic business plans.
HR from the Outside In: Learnings from Dave Ulrich, Father of Modern HR
NOVEMBER 19, 2015
Earlier this month we were fortunate to host an interactive HR Leadership workshop for Visier customers, led by father of modern HR and leading business consultant Dave Ulrich.
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 Value of HR Analytics: Why Every Company Should Be A Quantified Organization
OCTOBER 20, 2016
Since joining Visier, I’ve been thinking a lot about the value of workforce analytics. I came to this organization because in my prior life as a researcher, my core focus was HR technology adoption and the value organizations derive from it.
Top 5 HR Analytics Articles: Fall 2016 Edition
OCTOBER 24, 2016
At the recent HR Technology Conference , sessions on data-driven HR were standing room only.
The Employee Engagement Hoax? What Every HR Professional Needs to Know
OCTOBER 19, 2015
It’s hard to attend an HR conference or visit an HR website and not hear the term “employee engagement.” Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2015 report rated culture and engagement as “the most important issue overall, slighting edging out leadership (the No. 1 issue last year)” in 2015.
10 Reasons To Shift To A Data-Driven High Business Impact HR Model
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
The latest survey from the prestigious Conference Board ranks Human Capital as the #1 challenge facing global CEOs. At first glance, senior HR executives might take that top ranking as a positive thing.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.
It’s Time For HR to Be Bold with Analytics
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
While 77% of all organizations believe people analytics is important, only 32% feel ready or somewhat ready for analytics, according to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2016 report.
Ready for a Brilliant New Year in HR? Read the Top Five Articles from the Workforce Intelligence Blog
DECEMBER 31, 2015
2016 promises to be a year of seachange for HR with HR professionals accelerating their embrace of a fact-based and business-oriented mindset (see the fifth point in this Josh Bersin post ). Brilliant HR in 2016 is data-driven, strategic, and impactful.
Why HR Needs Data-Driven Workforce Planning to Avoid Talent Shortfalls
JANUARY 7, 2016
One fascinating source of information that the BLS publishes is known as JOLTS , or Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey. There is a goldmine of information contained within that gives us insight ranging from the state of the economy to how hard it will likely be to make that next critical hire.
Why Data is the Key to Strategic HR Decisions
APRIL 21, 2016
There will always be challenges that face HR executives and practitioners. Historically, many issues arose from lack of data. It used to be embarrassing. HR practitioners used to wince when they needed to justify expenses.
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.
Why “Free” HR Analytics Are a Myth
DECEMBER 1, 2016
Embedded analytics—defined by Gartner as analytic capabilities that are “ easily accessible from inside the application, without forcing users to switch between systems ”—are one tactic that has been heralded as an effective approach for facilitating data-driven decisions.
Why We Will All Love the New HR
AUGUST 4, 2016
There is no way to put this delicately: HR has an image problem. More than 10 years ago, Fast Company published the article, Why We Hate HR , setting off a firestorm of discussion and debate.
Fact or hype: Do predictive workforce analytics actually work?
JULY 16, 2015
This one is for you, Bill Kutik. At Visier the security and privacy of our customer data is our highest priority. When determining the validity of our predictive analytics capabilities, customer data analyzed was anonymized.
Applying Domain Expertise to Big Data Analytics
MARCH 15, 2017
Despite years of hype, development, and openhanded spending, big data and business analytics haven’t lived up to their massive potential. Software vendors are having a hard time creating sustainable value, and customers aren’t getting an adequate return from their investments.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
Wanted: A better way to develop front-line managers! It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to gain key insights into why so many programs fall short and learn 4 key principles for designing an effective solution.
Must-Read HR Analytics Articles for a Successful 2017
JANUARY 5, 2017
HR leaders hit the gas on their adoption of HR analytics in 2016 — and there are no signs of slowing down heading into 2017! Bersin by Deloitte’s Predictions for 2017 report sees people analytics “[moving] from a niche group in HR to an important operational business function.”
5 Benefits of a Data-Driven Recruitment Strategy
AUGUST 11, 2016
The latest JOLTS (Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey) came out earlier this month and as the graph below shows, there continues to be more job openings than hires being made.
Succession Planning Success: The Golden Rules for Future-Proofing Your Business
DECEMBER 1, 2014
Succession planning is about managing the risk associated with any type of critical skills gap. Consider the role of a senior nuclear engineer: This is not a job you can fill easily by posting on LinkedIn.
Measure Quality of Hire With These Three Critical Factors
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
One of the most valuable performance metrics for recruitment is the quality of each hire made. However, most talent leaders believe they aren’t measuring quality of hire effectively.
Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance
Training and learning organizations today play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives. This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture.
Workplace 2025: Five Forces, Six New Roles and a Challenge to HR
AUGUST 20, 2015
In September 2013, top HR leaders undertook a voluntary and collective effort to envision the HR profession in 2025.
How HR Can Improve The Business Bottom Line?
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
When customers start using Visier, they often tell us the stories that led them to seek out a workforce intelligence solution. One such story clearly describes a core inefficiency that is common to many companies.
How Do You Improve Your Candidate Experience? Look At Your Data
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
This post is part of our Data-Driven Talent Acquisition Strategies series. Be sure to give the first post and second post a read for more insights and tips.
5 Ways Your HRMS Hinders Data-Driven Decision Making
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
Leaders across the organization recognize that making workforce decisions based on facts and data—instead of intuition alone—is a key route to increasing their impact on the business.
2016 Training Program Best Practices
Can you hear the collective groan when you launch that new compliance course? Do you get complaints both public and private from trainees about the uselessness of the training courses you've launched? Is there anything that can be done about it?
How Can Strategic HR Keep Up With The Future of Work?
MARCH 23, 2017
The evolving work ecosystem demands that leaders consider applying new work arrangements, but are those arrangements associated with HR’s role as a strategic partner? A unique survey of U.S. HR leaders shows how HR’s strategic activities associate with using new work arrangements.