Rethinking talent management

HR Times

Part I: The rise of contingent talent. Gillen on December 3, 2014. HR’s identity is built around managing the people side of the business — recruiting, hiring, developing, and retaining the workforce needed to keep the organization up and running.

5 Workplace Lessons We Learned from Mike Nichols

Cornerstone On Demand

" Nichols was instrumental in founding Chicago's famed Second City Improv troupe, where Tina Fey and so many other talented comedic performers got their start. Talent Management Talent Management Mrs. Robinson

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Will Web-Era Trade Schools Create Tomorrow's Talent Pool?

Cornerstone On Demand

Since 2012, 60 or so 8-12 week coding schools have popped up in major cities from San Francisco to New York with names like Dev Bootcamp, Coding Dojo and App Academy. and the number is only growing, according to Trent Krupp, VP of talent at development-focused job marketplace,

November Job Growth Surges and Hits Highest Rate in 3 Years

TLNT: The Business of HR

In 2013 the average for the 11 months was 204,000 and in 2012 it was 184,000. HR News & Trends Recruiting and Staffing hiring HR management HR News HR trends recruiting & staffing talent management unemployment

Why you should love your Virtual Workforce

Josh Bersin

By the year 2014, 47% of US workers will be under the. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Business Trends Corporate Culture Human Resources Talent Management Workforce Planning elance gigwalk odesk taskrabbit virtual workforceToday’s workforce has changed tremendously. It’s younger, more specialized, looking for better work… and it’s virtual.

7 Trends to Expect in 2015

Cielo HR Leader

As recruiters, talent acquisition professionals and leaders in HR, the importance of employee engagement, culture, job satisfaction and retention is often discussed. Do you see competition for talent as an obstacle? 3.) Hiring manager satisfaction. 3 position in 2012 to No.

Your Job Candidate Has Criminal Record? Don’t Panic.


In addition, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published updated guidance on employers’ use of criminal background checks in April of 2012 to address its concern that criminal background checks have an unintended discriminatory impact on particular minority groups. The EEOC guidance on the use of criminal records created a de facto new requirement that was introduced in 2012.

What’s a Talent Community?


Talent pool, talent network or talent community—semantics shemantics. Part of the problem with understanding talent communities, lies in our attempts to define it. While we could sit around and debate the meaning of specific words, concepts and ideas, a simple definition just doesn’t capture the essence of what a talent community really is at its core. Instead, what if we equate the core purpose of a talent community to the practice of relationship building?

Top 50 HR Twitterati


Tweeting on talent and culture to leadership, tech and law. Suzanne Lucas (@RealEvilHRLady) November 11, 2012. President of Cincinatti-based Unbridled Talent. Founder of Fistful of Talent and HRCapitalist blogs. Influential figure in HR and managing partner at her own firm, Bloom and Wallace in the US. The best in talent acquisition, sourcing candidates and the hurdles of hiring. Head of Talent at Vend, the ‘destroyers of cash registers’.

How Recruiters Find Talent

Cielo HR Leader

Strategic sourcing is a vital component of effective talent acquisition. Recruiters need to locate quality candidates, often with unique, niche experience and qualifications; strategic sourcing is the first step in finding (and eventually engaging) this talent.

How one innovator took a ?step up? in employee recognition


Over the past six years, Andrew Saidy has been able to touch a range of HR processes and policies at Schneider Electric—a global energy management and industrial automation organization that supports roughly 135,000 employees in more than 100 countries, including 25,000 in the U.S.—as

#TChat Preview: We’re Going To Recruit Like It’s 1999


Consider this: more jobs were created in 2014 than in any other year since 1999. According to a recent New York Times article, employers have hired more than one million people since November 1, 2014. The talent acquisition teams that get this will facilitate winning.

The Role of Communication in Employee Experience and Employer Branding


A recent study by AON Hewitt on global employee engagement trends shows a -26 percent downward slope in overall work experience between 2013 and 2014. In 2014, CareerBuilder reported that 59 percent of workers surveyed expressed general dissatisfaction with their jobs.

The Six Steps To Build A Remarkable Workplace


” Yet when PricewaterhouseCoopers asked 1,300 global CEOs about their operational priorities that same year, talent strategies didn’t make the top five. It’s a matter of what gets measured gets managed.

Promotions on the Rise


The association conducted the 2014 survey — its fourth such survey — of its membership to better understand the trends in promotional guidelines. WorldatWork conducted similar compensation practices surveys in 2012, 2010 and 2006. Additional highlights from the 2014 survey include: Less than half (42 percent) of responding organizations budget separately for promotional activity.

Making a First (and Fast) Impression


In baseball, there are can’t-miss talents with potential that’s abundantly and immediately clear. This is sad, because many first impressions are based on visible look and feel, and real impact often comes from insight and ability to manage relationships.”.

Meet 5 HR Pros Who Became CEOs

Cornerstone On Demand

Gone are the days of interchangeable workers turning out widgets; the modern workplace is built on innovation and creativity, and getting the best ideas requires understanding how to attract, keep and work with the best talent. He transitioned to CEO of Swiss cement company Holcim in 2012.

Predictive analytics, hiring, and the bottom line


Process improvements could save store managers time and get the right people on board faster. The solution lies in something made possible only recently by a combination of talent science and technology: Predictive analytics. Predictive analytics adds data-driven clarity not only to the hiring process, but also the management of employees long after they join the company. in 2014, which is paradoxically bad news for employers. in 2012 to 34.1% With over 1.5

In Healthcare, a Happy Staff Makes for Healthy Patients

Cornerstone On Demand

According to a 2014 Cornerstone OnDemand study that surveyed HR professionals at healthcare organizations, nearly half of respondents said their organizations do measure whether or not employees are engaged — and to what extent. Talent Management Healthcare Talent Management

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform


PwC’s 18th Annual Global CEO survey, which included a report on People strategy for the digital age: A new take on talent , identified six key priorities for CEOs and HR: Rethinking people strategy.

How to Quickly Improve Any Performance Appraisal System


This same study found that managers in these programs spent, on average, 17 hours per employee preparing for their performance reviews. The Society for Human Resources Management ( SHRM ) has reported that 95% of employees are dissatisfied with their company’s performance appraisal process, and, according to SHRM, 90% of these employees do not believe their performance review process yields accurate information. [ii] It’s too valuable a data source and management tool.

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True, the Best Candidates Want Flextime. But How?

HR Daily Advisor

Flextime is one of the most highly rated perks for attracting top talent to your organization. Lee, who is the director of human resources at Architecture Technology Corporation (ATC), offered her tips at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Talent Management Conference and Exhibition, held recently in San Diego. That they have accomplished their flexing successfully is demonstrated by several awards: 2014 Best 100 Companies in Minnesota to Work For.

Carnival of HR – Happy 13th Anniversary Edition!

Robin Schooling

One of the OGs, this was Kris’ first post at the HR Capitalist before he even thought about launching Fistful of Talent; both remain 2 of the top blogs centered on talent management and HR. 2014.

Four Reasons Private Equity Firms Are Rethinking Their Workforce Investments


Most methods used by private equity (PE) firms for enhancing business value, beyond pure financial engineering, involve optimizing people management in some way, such as restructuring teams, bringing in new talent, refreshing training programs, or modifying incentive structures.

Four Reasons Private Equity Firms Are Rethinking Their Workforce Investments


Most methods used by private equity (PE) firms for enhancing business value, beyond pure financial engineering, involve optimizing people management in some way, such as restructuring teams, bringing in new talent, refreshing training programs, or modifying incentive structures.

Why your talent acquisition strategy should include veterans…and 5 ways to help make it happen

HR Times

Transportation and supply chain management provider Ryder System, Inc., is the vice president for Talent Acquisition Research at Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Follow Robin on Twitter @RAEricksonPhD and visit her blog, Talent Magnetism.

Candidate Experience – a Threat to Boomerang Talent?

Cielo HR Leader

Boomerang talent – the re-recruiting of former employees – is a “crucial component of talent acquisition and talent management in today’s job-hopping environment.” So says Angela Hills , Cielo Executive Vice President and Managing Director – North America.

100+ Top HR and Recruiting Podcasts

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Recruiting Host: Gordon Collier About: Dropping talent acquisition value in short consumable episodes designed for the "recruiter". It includes stories and journeys of CHRO's, Chief People Officers, CEO, Head of Talent, and more. Join us as we reimagine talent.

Workday’s Leighanne Levensaler: Helping Shape Enterprise Applications for the Future


In 2014, she was appointed senior vice president of products, and Workday now has more than 5,500 employees and 1,100 customers worldwide. She’s responsible for application direction and strategy, including Workday Financial Management and Workday Human Capital Management. Levensaler is an opinionated and decisive leader, yet at the same time, takes a collaborative approach to management.

ConAgra Foods Fights Child Hunger [VIDEO]

SAP Innovation

Approximately 20% of American children live in poverty, and in 2012, 15.8 In addition, employees volunteered nearly 7,000 hours in 2014 during ConAgra Foods’ Month of Service to help the cause. The United States economy is the richest in the world, with $17.5

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