7 Areas to Improve Your Talent Management

ClearCompany Recruiting

So, it is apparent traditional talent management is not as effective as it could be. The state of work, as it relates to company culture and professional growth, has been weighed and certainly found wanting.

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

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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?

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).”

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TLNT Summit 2014 – Activate Unwavering Employee Engagement

Cielo HR Leader

Bringing together a number of world-renowned organizations and the brightest minds in talent management, workforce development and planning, the TLNT High Performance Workforce Summit 2014 was held on May 28-29 in Atlanta, GA.

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.

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. It is definitely worth a read.

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.

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.

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. I’m tired of reading about the same topics (engagement, performance management, culture, sourcing, onboarding, etc.)

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. 1 in 2014.

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?

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% On November 5, Cielo hosted a webinar – Talent Activation Index LIVE! Laggards are between “average” and “poor” in achieving their top strategic talent objectives.

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.

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.

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.

Why It is Time to Rethink Performance Reviews

RiseSmart

Why It is Time to Rethink Performance Reviews The RiseSmart Team Thursday, October 16, 2014. If you want a high-performance organization, you have to reverse the destructive effects of conventional performance management [KP1].

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 […].

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.

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 5.) Management / Executives.

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. Do you have a regional approach to talent management across EMEA?

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.

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 […].

HR: Science, Art and Magic

Strategic HCM

Although I agree about the dangers inherent in following fashions in management theories, I disagree that logic is the sole basis for creating a new strategic role for HR. Talent management is not an imprecise art form. You''ve probably seen some of my posts on the Art of HR.

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?

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.”.

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. In 2014, that number rose to 91 percent.

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.

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Crowd Sourcing and Recruitment – Warming Up Nicely…

New to HR

Most regularly trumpet their own approach to innovation, creativity, communications, customer outreach and a world-class approach to talent acquisition and management. Most people in HR I speak to agree that recruitment needs a shake-up – the times are most definitely a changing.

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. after growing its revenue 850% in 2014.

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.

Why I Have a Sweet Tooth for a Better Candidate Experience

TalentCulture

We’d been talking recruiting shop, him a talent acquisition director at a large technology company and me an HR industry analyst, when I asked him what role his team had in retention. What happened after that was on the hiring managers and leadership. That’s 3% higher than in 2014.

Put the Employee Back in Employee Engagement

TalentCulture

A look at just the twelve most popular engagement survey providers reveals wide and varied definitions of engagement – no wonder we are all so confused. This post was first published on HCMEssentials.com on September 17, 2014.

Are You Ready for a Leadership Leap in 2016

TalentCulture

For example, in 2014 Independence Day fell on Friday, in 2015 it was Saturday BUT in 2016, it will leap over Sunday and be on Monday. ” Instead of lofty resolutions and wish lists, set definitive and measurable goals. Manage Differences—channel them for success.

Shifting for the Gig Economy

HRExecutive

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

5 Ways to Revolutionize Candidate Experience

Brandon Hall

According to the 2014 Brandon Hall Group Social Talent Acquisition Study, only 8% of companies are trying to improve candidate experience with their social recruiting practices. And when it comes to candidate experience, that’s definitely a recipe for success.