After Talent Management: Enter People Management

Josh Bersin

Business and HR leaders have been focused on integrated talent management for the last three years now, and it is clear that talent management concepts, strategy, and solutions have started to. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Tags: people management kaiser permanente talent planning Talent Strategy Talent Management Workforce Planning kaiser

Where is the “Talent Management” Market going?

Josh Bersin

As the US economy lost 240,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate rises to 6.5%, one of the questions I know many people ask is the direction of the “talent management&#. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Tags: Saba Talent Management SumTotal recession HR Systems taleo successfactors Enterprise Learning

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Talent management and ISO 9001:2008 Clause 8

Saba

Do you think HR has nothing to do with ISO 9001:2008? Using a talent management system can help you meet the requirements and certifications set out in ISO 9001:2008, improve your company’s operations, align individual and organizational goals, and boost customer satisfaction So wrong!

Softscape Settles SuccessFactors Lawsuit

Josh Bersin

Today Softscape settled the lawsuit filed by SuccessFactors in March of 2008. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Tags: Softscape talent management systems lms HR Systems successfactors lawsuit This lawsuit, which we wrote about in a prior blog post, revolved around a contentious sales presentation which was.

Thoughts about Talent Management

Working Girl

In my role as an HCM strategist for a business software company I’ve been thinking about talent management and have identified what I think of as five popular ‘myths’ about talent management – there are probably more but these are my favorite five: Myth 1: Talent Management and Core HR are separate functions – this seems to be the de facto position of leading talent management solutions, but effective talent management requires consolidated access to employee, staffing and business data.

What is Talent Management? 5 Tips to Do it Right

Digital HR Tech

Talent management is one of the most current topics in HR. What do we need to do to win the war on talent? In this article, we’ll dive into the question “what is talent management” and give five crucial tips to do it right. What is talent management? Talent management is the full scope of HR processes to attract, develop, motivate and retain high-performing employees. This is why talent management is important.

Fear: Does your organization have the Courage to invest in tough times?

Josh Bersin

Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Tags: Leadership Development Talent Management Enterprise Learning courage You can’t pick up a newspaper these days without reading about more business downturns, layoffs, and lowered expectations for retail sales, automobiles, consumer products, housing, and.

Restructuring HR: Where are we going

Josh Bersin

Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Tags: clorox restructuring HR cpg Talent Management organization and governance Performance Management HR Systems Enterprise Learning altria In the last year many of our research members and clients have come to us for help in restructuring their HR or Learning & Development organizations. There have been three major forces at play.

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Is Talent Management getting away from automation?

Working Girl

A recent AMR report ''When Performance Management Worlds Collide, Business Will Benefit'' made an interesting point that we are seeing a shift from automation to intelligence. performance reviews talent management According to this report, the key to great performance is the collision of personal, financial and operational goals and there''s a great little diagram to illustrate these three things colliding.

Five Reasons to Focus on Recruiting in 2009

Josh Bersin

Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Here we are entering the worst recession in more than 30 years, reading about layoffs, downsizing, and restructuring in almost every industry. So why would I start our 2009 research with a discussion.

Life or Death: Building a Corporate Learning Culture

Josh Bersin

Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Tags: turnaround Talent Strategy business agility ups caterpillar recession Enterprise Learning learning culture Witness the number of companies undergoing a wrenching transformation (read “potential death&# ) in today’s economy: the US Auto industry (GM, Ford, Chrysler) , the US Newspaper.

Pixar University on Learning and Working in the Collaborative Age

The Bamboo Project Blog

Great video--some money thoughts: If you're looking for innovators, people who are going to create things that have never been created before or solve problems that haven't been solved, you can't look at their resumes and find evidence that they've accomplished what you want them to accomplish. It hasn't been done, so it's not going to be on their resumes. When you work collaboratively, you take someone's work and say "Here's where I'm starting. How can I 'plus' this?

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The Major Drawback To Checking References

Reviewsnap

Let''s suppose you''re hiring for a key mid-level management position. For example, suppose you are hiring for a managerial position and the candidate has a management background. Business Hiring Hiring Process HR Labor Relations Talent Management You''ve gone through an extensive search and interview process and you are ready to extend an offer to one of the candidates. Before extending the offer, three references are checked.

Spreading the Word: 300 Blogs I Encourage You to Read

Transparent Office

We do not use an extensive blog-roll on Slacker Manager. Business Intelligence | Canadian Management Centre PodCast. The Enlightened Manager. The Globe and Mail - Monday Manager. Great Management - Articles. Joe and Wanda - on Management. Manage To Change. Management Craft. Management Quotes. Management Skills Blog. Management-Issues : News. Manager Tools. Managing Leadership. Managing with Aloha Coaching.

Are you rewarded for managing people?

Transparent Office

Wally Bock recently offered three reasons managers don’t do people management. Wally cited a a study on the ROI of talent management conducted by IBM and the Human Capital Institute and one quote in particular that got his attention: “While 84 percent of organizations know that workforce effectiveness is important to achieving business results, only 42 percent of those surveyed say managers devote sufficient time to people management.&#.

Moving Mountains

SuccessFactors

In fact, with great human capital management, you most definitely can move mountains, and should. Let’s talk about the mountain facing managers in most companies, the performance Bell curve. SuccessFactors Research Bell Curve Compensation HCM Talent Management Well, it has been said that man cannot move mountains. Technically, this is true – fortunately people are more flexible than their geography.

Sunday Link Love

Transparent Office

I typically don’t post anything on Sunday’s because most people don’t read Slacker Manager on Sundays, but today I thought I’d mix it up a bit and see what happens. Like any good manager, I’m open to new ideas and new ways of doing business, all in the sake of science of course. HRM Today - This is a new site for HR professionals and managers that aggregates a lot of great content.

Spreading the Word: 300 Blogs I Encourage You to Read

Transparent Office

We do not use an extensive blog-roll on Slacker Manager. Business Intelligence | Canadian Management Centre PodCast. The Enlightened Manager. The Globe and Mail - Monday Manager. Great Management - Articles. Joe and Wanda - on Management. Manage To Change. Management Craft. Management Quotes. Management Skills Blog. Management-Issues : News. Manager Tools. Managing Leadership. Managing with Aloha Coaching.

Ready, Willing, but not Able: Succession Planning in Ireland & the U.K.

SuccessFactors

Companies embrace the idea of Succession Planning and Talent Management with great enthusiasm, but rarely put the mechanisms and tools in place to effectively follow through on their initiatives. SuccessFactors Research recently conducted a survey of Succession and Talent Management capabilities across the U.K. SuccessFactors Research Succession Planning Talent Management UK

Response to Jim H's blog 'Keep the Performance Reviews!'

Working Girl

Talent management is a human problem first and a software problem second. So far the leading talent management solutions have not solved the problem of poor management, which seems like a pretty important problem to solve if you want to attract, retain and motivate good people. Not that this is a criticism of talent management solutions because in all fairness, management of people isn’t a software problem.

Innovative talent management ? pharmaceuticals example ~ HR to.

Strategic HCM

1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Fistful of Talent. Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. Innovative talent management – pharmaceuticals example. Lovely day today for the first day of June – just the jubilee to get over (more on that soon) and then a busy and entertaining month ahead – including the Economist’s Talent Management Summit on 14th June.

Attack with the Tip of the Spear

SuccessFactors

Talent Management skills Last week my colleague Chris blogged about the differences between competencies and skills – over the course of my consulting experience, I developed a simple framework for putting skills and competencies to work. Think about throwing a spear – the first thing the thrower needs is energy/momentum. The spear will not fly very far unless […].

Viva Pay for Performance! Even Cuba gets it!

SuccessFactors

Talent Management Communist Cuba It is always surprising when people resist the idea that pay and performance are related. It is so logical – reward your best, and make sure that slackers aren’t hanging around being rewarded. Why would a rock star keep performing if he or she were only paid as much as the guy who surfs the […].

#ASTD2011: Learning and Integrated Talent Management

Strategic HCM

Unfortunately there haven’t been that many updates on one of my favourite topics – integrated talent management* - being discussed there. This goes back to a 2008 ASTD/I4CP study , Talent Management Practices and Opportunities, which showed that there is considerable room for improvement in the degree to which organizations effectively manage talent and integrate different components of talent management.

What’s the time? – It doesn’t matter it’s always now…

SuccessFactors

I was preparing for a presentation about change management and how HCM technology drives results that I plan to deliver at an HCM conference when I saw this video. Uncategorized Employee Engagement HCM Talent Management I must say that Sam Zell really nails it when addressing the staff at Chicago Tribune. This 6 minute video clip is so telling, inspiring and […].

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HCM is good for the Green

SuccessFactors

Recently Saugatuck Technologies released a study showing that SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) Human Capital Management software contributes at least 2-3% to top line growth – definitely good news for companies seeking more green. Human capital management […]. Strategic HR Talent Management Employee Engagement Employee Performance Management Goal Alignment HCM SaaS Thinking About HR

Employees Want More Work? (Not Less?)

SuccessFactors

SuccessFactors Research Talent Management Employee Engagement Workforce Performance Management I’m happy to post this guest blog by Doug Klein President of Sirota Survey Intelligence and one of SF Research’s Thought Leader partners. Doug will present findings from resent research on this topic with us in a webinar next week. Join us then to learn more. Well, not really. What employees truly want is […].

Retention is up, that’s great! Wait, maybe not…

SuccessFactors

Talent Management performance management Though engagement levels are correlated with retention it is important that we don’t mix them up. We know that when the economy slows down people will have fewer opportunities to find great jobs elsewhere and out of necessity will decide to stay with their current employer. We see this in various pockets right now. This […].

Building bench strength is a myth

SuccessFactors

SuccessFactors Research Talent Management Why is that? Per definition that would imply that the person on the bench has more potential and capacity than what is currently being used right now. Well how many star players are happy sitting on the bench waiting for their turn to play? Building it only works if done right and that is to […].

Challenges & Opportunities for Talent Managers 7: The Talent.

Strategic HCM

1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Fistful of Talent. Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. Challenges & Opportunities for Talent Managers 7: The Talent Management Summit. Right, to finish this little mini-series of posts on talent management, here is further advance warning of the Economist’s 2012 Talent Management Summit, www.­thetalentmanagem­entsummit.­com.

The Talent Management Summit 2013 - Opportunity to Win! ~ HR to.

Strategic HCM

1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Fistful of Talent. Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. The Talent Management Summit 2013 - Opportunity to Win! You may remember that Ive acted as social media partner for the Economists Talent Management Summit for the last two years. ECTalent - Doug Baillie, Unilever on talent and talent and the business.

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Performance MANAGEMENT

Working Girl

When you get right down to it, Performance Management is about negotiation. Management wants employees to work harder, work smarter, work more and moreover, really care about what they are doing so they’ll sacrifice their personal lives for the greater good of the company. But here is a revelation that should shake the foundations of how we think about Talent Management: The key player in making this process successful is the manager.

#E20S Social Talent Management ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Fistful of Talent. Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. E20S Social Talent Management. Summit was on Social Talent Management. I was asked to talk about the evolution of talent management and I wanted to start by pushing back against the common tendency, which seems particularly strong in Enterprise 2.0

Succession planning and integrated talent management ~ HR to HR.

Strategic HCM

1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Fistful of Talent. Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. Succession planning and integrated talent management. Writing about integrated talent / human capital management last week reminded me that I still(!) Labels: Book review , People management strategy , succession. Succession planning and integrated talent manageme.

Do you look forward to coming to work?

SuccessFactors

While the world is experiencing a war for talent, each region has its own, unique talent related challenges. Indeed there are local talent management phenomena, as Jason Averbook from Knowledge Infusion and I discussed in his recent blog. In some European countries a lot of businesses carry a huge cost for people on sick leave. […]. SuccessFactors Research Employee Engagement

Interviewing Ryan Blair at the Economist's Talent Management.

Strategic HCM

1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Fistful of Talent. Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. Interviewing Ryan Blair at the Economist’s Talent Management Summit. from Brave New Talent , who as CEO of the social recruiting platform, Brave New Talent, certainly fits the bill. Labels: Events , Talent management. ► 2008.

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Challenges and Opportunities for Talent Managers / 2 - Strategic HCM

Strategic HCM

1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Fistful of Talent. Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. Challenges and Opportunities for Talent Managers / 2: Creating Value. Highly skilled talent is also highly mobile; but just in case, networking advances also mean that many more tasks can be handled remotely or outsourced. Labels: People management strategy. ► 2008.

The Economist's Talent Management Summit and the new rules of.

Strategic HCM

1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Fistful of Talent. Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. The Economist's Talent Management Summit and the new rules of Employee Engagement. Whilst engagement was a new and less important concept it was probably enough just to focus on doing the basic management essentials well. Strategy - Talent - Engagement - Change and OD.

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Innovative talent management - financial services example ~ HR to.

Strategic HCM

1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Fistful of Talent. Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. Innovative talent management - financial services example. June tomorrow and only a couple of weeks to the Economist Talent Management conference on the 14th where I will acting as a media partner (ie I’ll be blogging a lot) and moderator ( interviewing Ryan Blair ).

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Talent Management in Management Thinking ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Fistful of Talent. Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. Talent Management in Management Thinking. Labels: Blogging , Events , Talent management. Talent Management in Management Thinking. ► 2008. People management strategy. Talent management. (75).

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