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

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The Top 10 Strategic HR and TA Metrics That CEOs Want to See

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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.

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The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

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“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.

The Eight Step Model for Purposeful HR Analytics

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Jonathan Ferrar is a respected consultant, speaker, and author in HR strategy, workforce analytics, and the Future of Work.

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.

Impress Your CEO With These Strategic Business Impact Recruiting Metrics

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In my companion article entitled “ Influence Your CEO With WOW And OW! Talent Data ” I explained how you can impress your CEO by converting your Talent Acquisition results into dollars. It’s also important to understand that you can’t impress a CEO with a large volume of tactical recruiting metrics.

Make HR Analytics a Priority, But See the Bigger Picture

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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.

A New Workforce Planning Model: Why Position Management Is Flawed

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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.

Analytics Must Be HR’s Top Priority To Be Strategic

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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?

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.

HR from the Outside In: Learnings from Dave Ulrich, Father of Modern HR

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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.

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How To Reduce Employee Turnover with Workforce Analytics

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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.

The Value of HR Analytics: Why Every Company Should Be A Quantified Organization

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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.

3 Mistakes To Avoid When Starting an HR Analytics Function

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HR leaders recognize that they should be using analytics to support decision making. However, how to do so is often a bit of a mystery.

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 Employee Engagement Hoax? What Every HR Professional Needs to Know

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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.

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Why Data is the Key to Strategic HR Decisions

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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.

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Why Great HR Strategy Shouldn’t Be About Making HR Better

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(Editor’s note: Our annual user conference, Visier Outsmart, is underway so expect some future content summarizing all the great insights shared at the event.

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How to Lead and Engage Millennials in the Workplace

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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?”

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.

Why HR Needs Data-Driven Workforce Planning to Avoid Talent Shortfalls

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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.

Ready for a Brilliant New Year in HR? Read the Top Five Articles from the Workforce Intelligence Blog

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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.

Top 5 HR Analytics Articles: Fall 2016 Edition

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At the recent HR Technology Conference , sessions on data-driven HR were standing room only.

Fact or hype: Do predictive workforce analytics actually work?

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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.

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.

10 Reasons To Shift To A Data-Driven High Business Impact HR Model

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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.

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6 Reasons Recruiting Doesn’t Measure New Hire Failure Rates (But Should)

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Large corporations have thousands of business processes, but I doubt that you’ve ever heard of a single process that has a 50 percent failure rate.

It’s Time For HR to Be Bold with Analytics

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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.

Why “Free” HR Analytics Are a Myth

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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.

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 We Will All Love the New HR

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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.

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Succession Planning Success: The Golden Rules for Future-Proofing Your Business

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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.

5 Benefits of a Data-Driven Recruitment Strategy

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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.

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Workplace 2025: Five Forces, Six New Roles and a Challenge to HR

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In September 2013, top HR leaders undertook a voluntary and collective effort to envision the HR profession in 2025.

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.