7 Areas to Improve Your Talent Management

ClearCompany Recruiting

So, it is apparent traditional talent management is not as effective as it could be. Because there is some confusion around the difference between talent management and performance management, here is a definition from talent management strategist, Dr. John Sullivan ( @DrJohnSullivan ): Talent Management Talent Management System

Q&A with Laura Carstensen: Why You Can't Afford to Ignore Senior Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

While workplaces often focus on recruiting younger talent, they’re ignoring the opportunities that seniors bring to their businesses, says Laura L. Is the definition of "working age" as under 65 changing? What are companies often ignoring about the value of older talent? Talent Management Talent Management Baby Boomers Generations For reasons both financial and personal, Baby Boomers are working later into their lives.

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Weekly Wrap: Workplace Holiday “Gifts” – If You Stretch the Definition

TLNT: The Business of HR

See if you agree that these are, as CareerBuilder’s press release puts it, a creative “definition of the word ‘gift:’ ”. HR News & Trends bonuses Christmas holiday party Holidays HR News HR trends talent management

Reflektive Customer Series: Using Reflektive for Remote Talent Management at Enquero

Reflektive

Enquero was founded in 2014, and we help organizations digitize information, skills, and experiences. Reflektive: What was performance management like prior to using Reflektive? It also supports our talent management efforts, as we can coach and develop employees based on our insights.

Flexible Work Arrangements: Managers Are Key to Their Success

TLNT: The Business of HR

Does a standard definition come to mind? are defined under the following definition: … A dynamic partnership between employers and employees that defines how, when and where work gets done in ways that work for everyone involved (including families, clients and other stakeholders).” HR Management Talent Management Best practices Flex work flexible workplace HR basics HR communications HR management HR trends talent management telecommuting telework virtual workplace

What’s a Talent Community?

Achievers

Talent pool, talent network or talent community—semantics shemantics. For starters, we can’t seem to agree on the definitions for each of these terms, let alone understand what the core purposes of each are. Part of the problem with understanding talent communities, lies in our attempts to define it. Instead, what if we equate the core purpose of a talent community to the practice of relationship building? The post What’s a Talent Community?

Whether Employers Realize It Or Not, It’s Now a Candidate-Driven Market

TLNT: The Business of HR

It is definitely and without a doubt a candidate-driven market, however many employers are still laboring under the same processes as they did when it was an employer-driven market,” the twice yearly survey report notes, quoting one of the participating recruiters. HR News & Trends Recruiting and Staffing hiring HR management HR News HR trends Recruiting recruiting & staffing talent management

Cielo 2014: The 10 Best Stories You May Have Missed!

Cielo HR Leader

And so the sun sets on 2014. 2014 was a remarkable, unprecedented year shaped by change for all involved in HR, recruiting and talent strategy. As we bid a fond farewell, adios, au revoir and ma3a el salama to the year that was, here’s a look back at Cielo''s 10 most noteworthy stories and blog posts from 2014: 10. Many recruiters and talent strategists understand the importance of leveraging social media. Unable to attend HR Tech, ERE or ASHHRA in 2014?

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The Leadership Drought: Why It’s the No. 1 Issue for Organizations Today

TLNT: The Business of HR

Our regular content will return on Jan 5, 2014. Last week, I discussed one of the trends (re-skilling HR teams) called out in Deloitte ’s annual Global Human Capital Trends report for 2014. The report, as usual, is full of interesting data on human capital management trends and observations about the impact of those trends. It is definitely worth a read. It’s a TLNT annual tradition to count down the most popular posts of the year. This is No.

How much does performance appraisal software cost?

Capterra

If he had, perhaps he would have amended his definition to someone who, frustrated with combing the internet for information to base their software budget on, knows the value but can’t, for the life of them find the price of what they need. Figuring out just what you’ll need to pay for a good performance management solution can be an exercise in frustration, obfuscation, and “request a price quote” buttons that will turn even the most sunny optimist into a jaded software cynic.

How much does performance appraisal software cost?

Capterra

If he had, perhaps he would have amended his definition to someone who, frustrated with combing the internet for information to base their software budget on, knows the value but can’t, for the life of them find the price of what they need. Figuring out just what you’ll need to pay for a good performance management solution can be an exercise in frustration, obfuscation, and “request a price quote” buttons that will turn even the most sunny optimist into a jaded software cynic.

In Search Of: The Best Human Resources and Recruiting Blogs of 2014

Unbridled Talent

This morning, I deleted all of my blog subscription feeds (I use Feedly as my RSS Reader) for Human Resources, Recruiting and Talent Management blogs. Not all of them were HR, recruiting and talent management-related, but many in those categories were definitely in my “must read” folder. I’m tired of reading about the same topics (engagement, performance management, culture, sourcing, onboarding, etc.)

Recommended Human Resources Conferences To Attend in 2015

Unbridled Talent

If you’re an HR, talent acquisition or learning and development professional, you should definitely make plans to attend #shrm15. The sheer size (12,000 – 15,000 attendees) typically means there are numerous networking opportunities, the chance to visit and connect with vendors who provide every conceivable product or service in the industry, and a wide variety of speakers on topics ranging from compliance issues, to talent management, to personal growth, and strategic leadership.

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. According to the research, others include the continued, unprecedented rise of Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), the harmonizing of recruitment and marketing, as well as the changing demands of today’s talent. . Do you see competition for talent as an obstacle? 3.) Hiring manager satisfaction.

Are You Prepared for the 2020 Workforce?

Cielo HR Leader

of employed professionals “hoped” to leave their job at some point in 2014 , with 52.6% To authenticate Cielo''s firm belief that the measurable, bottom-line impact of superior talent strategies is truly remarkable – that is, investing in culture, engagement, as well as employee growth and well-being – Cielo conducted a global study of more than 750 HR and talent executives from across all industries. On November 5, Cielo hosted a webinar – Talent Activation Index LIVE!

Building Employee Engagement and R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Find Out What It Means To Me

SuccessFactors

One of my favorite definitions is “having employees who act like company owners”. Performance & Goals Talent Management Thought Leadership Corporate Culture Employee Engagement Employee Satisfaction There are many ways to define engagement, but it basically comes down to employees feeling a sense of commitment toward their job and company. Such a feeling is what makes employees proactively find ways to increase their performance without direct instruction. It’s […].

The Complexity of Globalizing Compensation

Compensation Cafe

Many countries roll bonuses and even benefits into their definition of “total compensation” for calculating local mandatory extras like vacation pay, overtime pay, “thirteenth-month pay,” pension contributions and severance pay. As everything you do in compensation is communication, you need to make sure any new plans are communicated to employees by managers, local HR, on the company intranet and via various other means.

What HR Can Learn about Employer Branding from Consumer Marketing

RiseSmart

What HR Can Learn about Employer Branding from Consumer Marketing kprins Monday, December 8, 2014. Employer branding has several benefits of course: it serves as a mechanism for attracting talent and can also solidify the relationship between existing employees and the organization. As part of strategy definition, ascertain where and when your intended audience hangs out, and develop communication plans to reach them, whether that be via mobile messaging (i.e.

Why It is Time to Rethink Performance Reviews

RiseSmart

Why It is Time to Rethink Performance Reviews The RiseSmart Team Thursday, October 16, 2014. They are about as popular as root canals and overseas flights in coach, yet the traditional job performance review, which typically goes a long way towards determining an employee’s salary and career prospects, remains a standard component of talent management. Rethinking how to approach the performance review, then, is an important part of solid talent management.

Recommended Human Resources Conferences To Attend in 2015

Unbridled Talent

If you’re an HR, talent acquisition or learning and development professional, you should definitely make plans to attend #shrm15. The sheer size (12,000 – 15,000 attendees) typically means there are numerous networking opportunities, the chance to visit and connect with vendors who provide every conceivable product or service in the industry, and a wide variety of speakers on topics ranging from compliance issues, to talent management, to personal growth, and strategic leadership.

Living Wage Sometimes It Really Does Make Sense

Compensation Cafe

Although the ILO has provided an extremely broad definition, the devil’s in the details. It''s definitely a differentiator. She has managed both local/ in-country national and expatriate programs and has been an expat twice during her career. Asia and Europe, and is a regular contributor to various HR and talent management publications. . First, this post is no t about the U.S. I’ll leave that for others to address.

Of course HR is the Most Important Function

Strategic HCM

I thought it was interesting that the ''people are our most important asset'' came up at both of the conferences I was trying to follow virtually, in between other things, yesterday - at HR Tech Europe and Symposium''s Talent Management and Leadership Development summit. and David D''Souza suggesting this includes ''colleagues, talent, FTE, staff, employees, workforce, hires, payroll.''

RPO in Europe a “Very Big Deal”

Cielo HR Leader

This week’s Talent Acquisition Fast Facts explores the European talent market, RPO in Europe and why businesses across the continent are seeking strategic talent partnerships: According to SIA , the global RPO industry generated $3.45 However, according to ERE , Europe is “losing talent to the rest of the world.” At the current rate, by 2050 there will be a talent shortage (gap between talent supply and demand) of 60 million people within the European workforce.

SAP-SuccessFactors Cloud HCM goes to 11!

SuccessFactors

By David Ludlow, Group Vice President, Line of Business Solutions – HR at SuccessFactors (Originally posted on the SAP Community Network) One of the definitions in the Merriam-Webster online dictionary for the word pride is “delight or elation arising from some act, possession, or relationship.” Pride aptly describes how I’m feeling right now about our SuccessFactors Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions […].

Striking the Balance

Cielo HR Leader

Thought Leadership Discussion: Sue Brooks, Managing Director, Cielo , and Bev Cunningham, Head of Talent and Resourcing for EMEA at CSC. Sue Brooks, Managing Director of Cielo, talks to Bev Cunningham, the Head of Talent and Resourcing for EMEA at technology giant CSC, about how her company is striking the balance between regional and local imperatives. Do you have a regional approach to talent management across EMEA?

HR strategy – Not as Difficult as You Might Think?

Cielo HR Leader

But is the talent management community talking up the difficulties involved? I started out as a regional HR manager with Ladbrokes before moving into the technology sector where I spent nearly fourteen years, most of it with Digital Equipment Corporation, which subsequently became Compaq and then Hewlett Packard. Do you think it’s possible for an organization to devise a genuinely effective talent management strategy?

Strategic Workforce Planning is the Way Forward

Cielo HR Leader

While McKinsey’s famous ‘war for talent’ may have dwindled to little more than a skirmish in many markets over recent years, it never died out completely and has remained hard fought in many of the emerging nations in the east and the south. In this issue we talk to Steve Hunt, Director of Resourcing at the French multi-national, Thales Group, about his company’s decision to build a substantial in-house team to manage recruitment and personnel development.

Can HR Really Be a “Stand Alone” Discipline?

Cielo HR Leader

In this issue, we talk to Chandana Wijayanama, Regional HR Director for the Swiss, multi-national company, Franke, about coming to HR later in his career, and how he is addressing the challenges surrounding talent management in the APAC region. After all, I think the best way to get HR initiatives implemented effectively is to get the line managers to do it themselves with our help, guidance and advice. Do you believe that this area has specific talent challenges?

HR: Science, Art and Magic

Strategic HCM

This definition and approach has never worked for me - see these posts made during a five year period over the last seven years: Boudreau explains that the consequence of not having a decision science is that ‘talent decision will be made using non-logical decision frameworks’ for example by following politics, fads and fashions. Talent management is not an imprecise art form. You''ve probably seen some of my posts on the Art of HR.

Disney takes top spot as company most admired for HR

HRExecutive

Toyota and Amazon round out the top five on the definitive report card of corporate reputations. Disney’s ratings improved on all four attributes that make up the rankings, with its greatest gains on the two talent-related attributes: management quality and people management.

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

UpstartHR

” This concept of ownership and self-leadership was echoed by the company’s marketing leader: “This is definitely organically steered. 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.”

Ways to Improve Results of Workplace Diversity Initiatives

Get Hppy

While these women definitely got there by working hard and showing that they won’t let being a woman hold them back from achieving their goals, they also probably got there because they understood how to work the same way a man would. While many managers and supervisors tend to be more favorable to the way men work, we typically see women shifting their focus or attitude to work that same way. In 2014, that number rose to 91 percent. Talent Management

Employee Happiness: The Link Between Positivity and Productivity

ADP

The answer to both questions is definitely yes. According to a 2014 study on employee happiness by the University of Warwick, emotionally healthy and supported employees are more productive. Human Capital Management Talent Management Employee Engagement productivityIs your workforce happy? Does it really matter? Happy employees are 12 percent more productive than the average worker, and unhappy employees are 10 percent less […].

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After Years of 3% Increases, Where Have All the Good Raises Gone?

TLNT: The Business of HR

percent in 2014, the survey of 1,064 organizations found. The definition of “performance” needs to include the behaviors demonstrated in achieving results, the ability to contribute well in the face of trying circumstances, and wisdom to extract valuable lessons from failure quickly. What else should be included in a new definition of “performance?” Employee Recognition HR Communications HR Management HR Trends Retention & Engagement Rewards Talent Management Featured

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Crowd Sourcing and Recruitment – Warming Up Nicely…

New to HR

Employer branding, employee engagement, issues and crisis management, customer interaction…all are now heavily reliant on social channels, and that’s even before the dialogue with a potential candidate has begun (who, of course, will already have a perception of your company largely drawn from social media…). Most regularly trumpet their own approach to innovation, creativity, communications, customer outreach and a world-class approach to talent acquisition and management.

Is Training-As-A-Service The Kind of Disruption We Need?

Spark Hire

They’re based on a core set of beliefs which start at the highest levels of management and eventually affect every employee. Proponents of Training-as-a-Service, one of IT’s newest trends, would definitely argue that it can. Human resources information systems (HRIS), human capital management, and related cloud-based services have long approached recruitment as a scientific endeavor. after growing its revenue 850% in 2014. Talent Management

Brave The Flaming Bullseye With Total Talent Acquisition

TalentCulture

How are companies leveraging this underserved talent pool and candidates like him? The senior vice president of talent acquisition led the meeting and at one point he said something quite profound and refreshing, not something I’d heard of late: “We cannot allow compliance to manage us. Well, more jobs were created in 2014 than in any other year since 1999. The talent acquisition teams that get this will facilitate winning. “It is the fire that lights itself.