Automated Workforce Planning: Tactical or Strategic?

China Gorman

An organization’s workforce is also, however, its most expensive asset, and workforce management (the development of employees, retention of skilled talent, etc.) Automated workforce management solutions can also help to reduce unplanned overtime.

A Guide to Strategic Workforce Planning

Analytics in HR

Workforce planning is often mentioned – but rarely explained. What is workforce planning, and how do you do it? When used well, strategic workforce planning enables HR to plan for the capabilities they need in the future. What is Workforce Planning?

Weekly Must-Reads: Citi Trades Desks for Workplace "Neighborhoods"

Cornerstone On Demand

But while athletic analysts evaluate multiple levels of team leadership, workforce planning often focuses on individual roles. HR data analytics needs human support. For all its hype, HR data analytics is far from reaching its full potential.

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

Visier

Succession planning is about managing the risk associated with any type of critical skills gap. A risk-mitigating process like succession planning works best if it involves data and fact. Golden Rule #4: Build succession into your workforce plans.

The New HR: It’s High Time to Truly Get Involved With Big Data

TLNT: The Business of HR

No discussion of “the new HR” can get very far without running into the business buzzword of the last year: Big Data. When it comes to Human Resources, that means better workforce planning, better talent management and quicker ability to adapt to changing markets.

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Gazing Into the Crystal Ball

HRExecutive

As 2014 draws to a close, folks — as you might expect — now have their eyes set on 2015, and are figuring out what might be in store for their organizations as far as HR and the workplace are concerned.

Boo! Four Scary Employee Engagement Situations to Avoid With Better Survey Data Analysis

Visier

Getting a great employee engagement score, but discovering that 15% of your workforce spends half their day on non work-related tasks. But simply surveying your workforce for sentiment data once a year and getting a sleek report won’t give you the insights you need to avoid serious snafus.

2014 HRPS Global Conference: Empower Your Talent with Purpose

Cielo HR Leader

At the 2014 HRPS Global Conference held in La Jolla, California, innovation and “purpose” were primary focuses. Specifically, leaders in attendance agreed: Achieving competitive advantage today requires empowering your workforce, leveraging the data available to make key talent management decisions, and aligning a strategic workforce plan with future talent and business goals. In fact, Millennials will make up 75% of the global workforce by 2025.

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

Visier

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. A data-driven approach can provide the actionable insights HR needs to get the upper-hand and succeed.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier

As BCG captures well in their paper, When people strategy drives business strategy : “Developing a people strategy was once a straightforward matter of figuring out how to create the best possible workforce to execute an already defined business strategy.

3 Tech Tools No HR Department Should Be Without

Insperity

When employees are absent from work , either planned or unplanned, it costs you money. If the absence is planned, such as vacation or leave, it can reduce the impact. By automating your time and attendance tracking , you can more easily plan around foreseeable absences.

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TMBC Welcomes Averbook, Secures Funding

HRExecutive

In the new role, Averbook plans to help the Beverly Hills, Calif.-based Jason Averbook has designs on reinventing workplace performance and employee engagement.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier

As BCG captures well in their paper, When people strategy drives business strategy : “Developing a people strategy was once a straightforward matter of figuring out how to create the best possible workforce to execute an already defined business strategy.

Boo! Four Scary Employee Engagement Situations to Avoid With Better Survey Data Analysis

Visier

Getting a great employee engagement score, but discovering that 15% of your workforce spends half their day on non work-related tasks. But simply surveying your workforce for sentiment data once a year and getting a sleek report won’t give you the insights you need to avoid serious snafus.

“Talent Management? Isn’t That for Hollywood?”

HR Daily Advisor

Most of HR is designed for long-term employment, he says, but the recession, coupled with the ages of employees, leads to a much more mobile workforce, and that’s a really critical issue for 2015. Workforce Capabilities. Succession Planning. Workforce Planning.

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

Visier

A data-driven approach can provide the actionable insights HR needs to get the upper-hand and succeed. Fortunately, a scientific mindset gels naturally with this industry — tech CEOs see data and analytics technologies as generating the greatest return for stakeholder engagement.

3 Ways HR Leaders Can Add a Competitive Edge

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

The first is a focus on ‘what we’re spending’ and linking workforce performance and individual and team performance with how workforce plans address growth or change in the organisation, said Aaron Green, VP HCM strategy at Oracle. Originally posted on Inside HR.

Taking the Gloves Off: Leaders and HR

Lisa Rosendahl

Proactively anticipate needs, develop training resources, analyze data and ask leader what you can do for them. Lead effectively, help leaders with workforce planning and creatively work within business constraints to improve how they do business.

Life Sciences: Major Talent Challenges, Exciting Opportunities

Cielo HR Leader

Perhaps, rather than spending all our time coming up with ever-more fancy ways to attract the young, we should also be thinking how we can keep older, more experienced individuals in the workforce to help stop skills gaps from developing.

What Do You Know About the Hourly Workforce?

China Gorman

Here’s an eye opener: “As of 2014, hourly workers make up 56.7 percent of the United States workforce. Yet there is little data to be found about the hourly worker. So they have a vested interest in having a deep understanding of this segment of the workforce.

6 Takeaways from the HR Analytics Innovation Summit

Cielo HR Leader

I recently had the honor of chairing the HR & Workforce Analytics Innovation Summit in London. Here are my key takeaways from what were two very productive days: #1 – Start with the business challenge, not the data.

Diversity Decays Without Inclusion

Cielo HR Leader

Inclusion is reflected through company culture, mission and values, as well as daily practices and relationships forged between colleagues in support of a diverse workforce. Without further ado, this week’s D&I-centric Talent Acquisition Fast Facts: According to a 2014 study from Bersin by Deloitte , “Though most organizations in our study want to be ‘inclusive,’ most are not today.”. According to surveyed respondents, the top five benefits of a diverse workforce are: 1.)

3 Tech Tools No HR Department Should Be Without

Insperity

In addition, by processing all “like data” and providing exception reports, this software can help you easily catch and correct errors or missing information before you run payroll. When employees are absent from work , either planned or unplanned, it costs you money. If the absence is planned, such as vacation or leave, it can reduce the impact. By automating your time and attendance tracking , you can more easily plan around foreseeable absences.

What Are Your Employees Up To? How to Uncover the Truth with a Time Tracking System

Insperity

Diane doesn’t have to wait until she is at work to ask Brian about it; she can check online to review her available time off while she plans her vacation from home. Now, you have strategic workforce planning. Giving employees a self-service portal where they are in control of their basic data. Employers can cut checks from the data that a time and attendance system has collected and have it be accurate, making tax reporting at the end of the year easier.

Solving the Talent Crunch

HR Daily Advisor

But another key issue is the challenge of workforce planning when the half-life of skills is shrinking so dramatically. Zoe Harte: Existing contingent workforce models are no longer efficient in meeting accelerating talent needs.

More Job Postings Specify No Experience Necessary

Burning Glass Technologies

Burning Glass Technologies’ data shows the number of U.S. Other shifts have occurred in fast-growing roles like Data Scientists and E-Commerce Analysts. Occupation Total Postings, 2017 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017.

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Fewer Job Postings Demanded Background Checks in 2017

Burning Glass Technologies

In the wake of a story citing our data in The New York Times ( As Labor Pool Shrinks, Prison Time Is Less of a Hiring Hurdle ), we’ve had a lot of interest in the data behind the story. The peak demand for background checks was in 2014. Data Entry Clerk 78,137 8.3%

Fewer Job Postings Demanded Background Checks in 2017

Burning Glass Technologies

In the wake of a story citing our data in The New York Times ( As Labor Pool Shrinks, Prison Time Is Less of a Hiring Hurdle ), we’ve had a lot of interest in the data behind the story. The peak demand for background checks was in 2014. Data Entry Clerk 78,137 8.3%

Using people analytics to improve health care performance

Bersin with Deloitte

Health care providers tend to lag other industries in the adoption of new business processes and technologies, and we find this to be consistent in the industry’s use of big data and analytics to improve organization performance. percent in 2014 to 17.2

3 Ways Data Shapes the Talent Strategy at Tesla, Chevron, and LinkedIn

Linkedin Talent Blog

The head of Talent Acquisition at LinkedIn, Brendan Browne , is quick to admit that using data and talent analytics has completely changed the way his department is perceived by the business. If you asked the managers, they’d guess compensation—but the data pointed to a different reason.

Using people analytics to improve health care performance

HR Times

Health care providers tend to lag other industries in the adoption of new business processes and technologies, and we find this to be consistent in the industry’s use of big data and analytics to improve organization performance. percent in 2014 to 17.2

Talent Management & Development Journey to Japan

China Gorman

And then understand that in 2014, 26% of Japan’s population was estimated to be 65 years or older, and the Health and Welfare Ministry has estimated that over-65s will account for 40% of the population by 2060. Then think about how your workforce planning activities will be impacted by this shifting demographic. China Gorman Data Point Tuesday Gerry Crispin HR in Japan Nanda Journeys

HRExaminer Watchlist: Analytics Integration: OneModel

HR Examiner

Category: Data Workbench. Date Founded: 2014. OneModel takes the clients data, as is, and integrates it into a customizable set of People Analytics. It was founded in 2014 by former key employees who went on to spend the interim years at SuccessFactors.

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

Visier

Since joining Visier, I’ve been thinking a lot about the value of workforce analytics. In fact, a consistent finding from the annual Sierra-Cedar HR Systems Survey (which I managed for 16 years) was that “ organizations with workforce analytics outperform.”. Data Sources.

Predicting Employee Turnover using R

Analytics in HR

Traditional approaches such as employee engagement surveys and proper training for managers are important components of a good workforce planning strategy. Now that ‘big data’ has arrived, the insights it provides are becoming an increasingly valuable part of that strategy.

Five Must-Attend #HRTechConf 2015 Sessions

Visier

Keynote: Data-Driven Strategies for Revitalizing Engagement and Performance Management Monday, October 19th at 8:45 a.m. and use data and models to proactively optimize business outcomes.

Curing Healthcare’s Hiring Woes

HRExecutive

percent between 2014 and 2024 for all [healthcare] occupations. In 2019, she said, the organization plans to open a new center financed by the Koch Brothers that will require the hiring of up to 1,500 people.

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