Innovative HR and Why Technology Innovators Can’t Survive Without It


Editor’s note: This popular post has been updated with new data and information to ensure you’re ready for the talent demands of today and the future. When it comes to engineers and developers, the competition for talent is truly global, and getting more fierce by the minute.

Hireology Ranked #133 in the 2018 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Awards


Hireology has been named #133 in the 2018 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ Awards for North America, with 834% revenue growth. The Technology Fast 500 is based on percentage of revenue growth from fiscal year 2014 to 2017.

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Case Study: Using Hackathons to Attract, Develop, and Engage Talent


Leaders stay out of hackathon management and leave it to the engineering staff.”. By 2014, the hackathon events were a standard practice within the company. My manager and I have these kinds of discussions regularly.”

5 Things Keeping Financial Services HR Teams Up at Night

Cornerstone On Demand

Accenture found that the average cost of cybercrime for the industry has grown by 40 percent over the past three years, from $13 million per firm in 2014 to $18 million in 2017—that includes regulatory fines, legal expenses, restoration of customer losses and other costs.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

2018 Global Culture Study uncovers 5 big culture. attract, engage, and retain top talent should. happiness, both in and outside of work 2018 Global Culture Report, O.C. talent with technology. Talent as core to HR. is dead” was popular in 2018. management.

Leaving 2017…Embracing 2018

Astron Solutions

We expect continued talk into 2018, as well as actions to promote workplace environments where employees feel comfortable reporting alleged harassment incidents, with the confidence that the organizations they work for will support and follow through with proper procedure.

Program Reality Check: The In-game Adjustment


A Sports Team Analogy on Talent Acquisition: Step 3. Your talent management team has searched for the right people and established processes which keep their key players moving forward, but what happens when the blueprint needs adjustments? Mentor and talent development.

Tips for Hiring a Diverse Development Team

Get Hppy

Despite a focus on the issue, and overwhelming evidence that diversity helps companies grow and retain the best talent, very little progress has been made overall. Many recruiters and hiring managers site a “lack of pipeline” as a hurdle to hiring for diversity. Talent Management

Assurance Agency: Where Happy Employees Equals Happy Clients

Cornerstone On Demand

However, in 2014 company leaders realized there was a roadblock to providing the support employees needed to further an employee-centric culture; their existing performance management process did not allow them to individualize learning and development for employees.

11 Things You Need to Know About Generation Z

Kevin Sheridan

Organizations, human resource leaders, and managers will need to learn about, and fully understand, this unique generation especially since they may be the solution to the never-ending talent attraction and talent retention challenge. Study, 2018.

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HR Supercharged: How Modern Tech is Changing Work

ClearCompany HRM

In a 2014 IDG survey, only 24% of enterprise organizations migrated or planned to migrate HR functions/applications to the Cloud. Not to mention, the potential of a system to include Artificial Intelligence and predictive analytics in sourcing , recruiting and managing people more efficiently. HR departments, for instance, use applicant tracking systems to manage job ads, sort resumes, shortlist applicants, coordinate with their team/candidates and so on.

Redesigning organizations to unleash the untapped power of teams

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Kelly Monahan and Sally Schmall on November 6, 2018. Talent models are expanding…faster than talent management styles. Organizations are grappling to manage quadri-generational workforces…with Generation X moving into leadership roles.

Pay for performance—Here’s why

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Kathi Enderes on November 12, 2018. Source: SimplyPsychology, 2018. Bersin’s High-Impact Performance Management study also identifies pay for performance as a driver of outcomes for the organization. Source: Forbes, 2014.

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Fighting Ageism: Author Wendy Sachs Shares Her Struggle to Find Work After 40

Cornerstone On Demand

Wendy Sachs, content strategist and author of " Fearless and Free: How Smart Women Pivot and Relaunch Their Careers , " joined me on the Disrupt Yourself podcast to share her job hunt experiences and why you should tap into the over 40 talent pool. Older Candidates Have a Lot to Offer In 2014, Sachs lost her job. Photo: Creative Commons Categories: Talent Management Article Tags: Talent ManagementIn the tech world, 40 is, in some ways, the new 60.

Which Employees Do We Need In The Future? Not Only The Masterminds


This holds true for the so-called early talents as well as for high-ranked leaders. So, of course, these do matter, but mainly as a “threshold” as entry-level requirements for management positions. Daniel Goleman incorporates almost three decades of research in his latest books and names four facets of EI to be highly relevant for the business world: Self-awareness, Self-management/-regulation, Empathy, and Social skill.

Diversity, Data, And The X-Factor


For example, opportunity, or talent, can be overlooked for a variety of biased reasons: age, appearance, culture, personality, perceived flaws, experience, and conventional wisdom. In my office, I have a Magic 8 ball.

Shifting for the Gig Economy


Ravin Jesuthasan, managing director and global practice leader at Willis Towers Watson, estimates there are currently about 500 on-demand staffing platforms operating nationwide—for everyone from retail workers to software developers to attorneys. “It’s

Redesigning organizations to unleash the untapped power of teams

HR Times

Posted by Kelly Monahan and Sally Schmall on November 6, 2018. Talent models are expanding…faster than talent management styles. Organizations are grappling to manage quadri-generational workforces…with Generation X moving into leadership roles.

Solving the Talent Crunch

HR Daily Advisor

The HR Daily Advisor recently sat down with Zoe Harte, Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Talent Innovation at Upwork to discuss the current hiring crisis and what can be done about it. The good news is that HR is seeing the benefits of reframing its talent needs this way.

Next Generation L&D: From ‘Learning’ To ‘Performance’

In relation to HR technology, he talks about the shift from Talent Management towards Team and Work Management, focusing today on systems of productivity and making the work better.

Talent acquisition outcomes: So much more than “better hiring”

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Robin Erickson and Denise Moulton on June 19, 2018. We’ve been seeing significant evolution in the talent acquisition (TA) function for some years now as companies continue to refine how they attract, recruit, select, and onboard talent in a competitive market.

Putting the Service in SaaS: Talmetrix Featured in Software Executive Magazine


The career HR executive-turned-talent management software company CEO faces a daily struggle to codify the employee engagement, talent analysis, and retention nuance that’s so deeply entrenched in his brain. The following article originally appeared on

3 examples of how people analytics making HR data-driven

NGA Human Resources

They created a heat map (as seen below), which showed where managers had to focus their time, attention, and money to provide the largest ROI. For this restaurant chain, the most important drivers of outcomes were Senior Leaders, Teamwork, Management, Communication, Ethics, and Job Fit.

10 Tips for Fostering Team Success


According to a 2014 Harvard Business Review article , the vision says what the organization wishes to be like in some years’ time. Your team members bring a variety of talents, skills, and abilities to the table.

Talent acquisition outcomes: So much more than “better hiring”

HR Times

Posted on June 19, 2018. We’ve been seeing significant evolution in the talent acquisition (TA) function for some years now as companies continue to refine how they attract, recruit, select, and onboard talent in a competitive market. 2018 Global Human Capital Trends.

Arcoro Acquires InfinityHR to Further Expand HCM Offering


InfinityHR Adds Core HR, Benefits Management and Payroll to Arcoro’s End-to-End solution. DES MOINES, Iowa – October 1, 2018 – Arcoro, a proven provider of human capital management (“HCM”) solutions for high consequence industries , announced today that it has acquired InfinityHR, an innovative leader in Human Capital Management. BirdDogHR offers comprehensive talent management software and managed services — everything you need to guide the entire employee lifecycle.

Work Is Changing – Are You Prepared?


Over the coming weeks, I plan to answer by examining how current talent management processes are being disrupted and changed by technology and digital transformation. The Skills Gap and Why You Need a Talent Supply Chain.

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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Unconscious Bias Training Helps Fuel Diversity Efforts at Industrial Gas Company

HR Daily Advisor

This global industrial gas company worked with a third-party training vendor in Fall 2014 to create content for “Unconscious Bias to Conscious Inclusion”, a half-day training program offered to all Praxair leaders, says Vanessa Abrahams-John, chief diversity office for Praxair. “We

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.

Cornerstone: Does It Still Matter?


With the Talent Management Suite Wars long over — after starting 15 years ago — does one of the two winners left standing, Cornerstone OnDemand, still matter, especially when the other one is SAP SuccessFactors? A new managing-director structure for selling overseas.

Becoming Simply Irresistible: Meaningful work

Bersin with Deloitte

In our Simply Irresistible model for the employee experience (aka employee engagement), we describe five core drivers of employee success: meaningful work, supportive management, fantastic environment, growth opportunity, and trust in leadership.

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A Guide to Strategic Workforce Planning

Analytics in HR

According to Evers (2014), strategic workforce planning is becoming increasingly important for a number of reasons. Talent management: Talented employees form a competitive advantage for the company. Overhead and management are of secondary concern.

5 Financial Services Companies With the Best Internal Mobility Strategies

Paddle HR

For a variety of strategic and logistical reasons, banks are heavily investing in internal mobility as a talent strategy. In 2014 the program reduced attrition by 1% and moved 300 employees (many of whom might otherwise have left) into new positions.

5 Telecom Companies With the Most Innovative Talent Strategies

Paddle HR

Our team has worked with a variety of Fortune 1000 companies improve their internal mobility programs and understand their internal talent movement. Along the way, we’ve noticed characteristics that are shared among companies who are innovating in their talent departments.