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.

Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

Workplace diversity is a pressing topic among HR pros. That attention often focuses on how diversity affects the company — but what about how minorities' experiences affect people personally and professionally? Talent Management Talent Management Diversity

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Economist Talent Management Summit 2014

Strategic HCM

Recognising its roles as one of the leading strategic HR blogs in the UK, and beyond, Strategic HCM blog has been a - in fact the sole supporting social media site (blogger / tweeter) for the Economist''s Talent Management Summit for each of the last three years.

How to Navigate Workplace Complexities to Help Foster Diversity

TLNT: The Business of HR

There is no denying that diversity in the workplace is good for business, but first and foremost, HR needs to focus on hiring for the top talent.

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

HR Daily Advisor

Talent management? Bersin, a highly respected consultant who is Principal and Founder of Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting, offered his research and tips for succeeding with the new talent agenda. Talent Acquisition & Access. Talent & HR Analytics.

Gender Diversity in the Workplace: A Problem That Just Isn’t Improving

TLNT: The Business of HR

Focusing on diversity in the workplace is an essential step in building a great culture. Global HR Talent Management Best practices Change management Diversity gender issues global HR management HR News HR trends talent management

Weekly Must Reads: Fears Rise Over Robot Job-Takers

Cornerstone On Demand

In an effort to lure top tech talent from Silicon Valley startups to a cable company center in Philadelphia, Comcast is touting old-school perks like the ability to walk to work, own a house and — shocker! Latest in Workplace Diversity: Brains.

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The Top 12 Free and Open Source HR Software Systems


On the other hand, Apptivo isn’t built specifically as an HR tool; it covers tons of other business disciplines like CRM, financials, project management, and marketing. Time and attendance management in A1 eHR. OrangeHRM’s performance management module.

System 112

Diversity in the workplace helps your organization and your customers


Talent Management Diversity Eva Woo IPADE Latinos@SAP Recruiting Workplace Diversity By Eva Woo, Director of Product Marketing at SuccessFactors. Originally posted on SAP Community Network) I recently had the pleasure of hosting 70 business execs from Latin America. They’re attending the IPADE (PanAmerican Institute for High Business Direction) Executive MBA program in Mexico City, and a trip to Silicon Valley — sponsored by the organization Silicon […].

3 HR Trends in 2014

Dave's Weekly Thought

It's been an interesting year in the world of Human Resources: The certification debate rages on , talent management is evolving at whiplash pace, generational diversity has created a roller coaster of succession planning and the social space has never been more populated with educated HR advisors. In truth, HR remains the organizational pipeline to employees, managers and executives. Employees don't leave companies, they leave managers.

Legal Hangovers After The Holiday Party


Managers should not only be models of appropriate behavior but also look out for inappropriate behavior, such as twerking, and respond proactively. Talent Management Workplace Culture and Innovation holiday parties Jonathan Segal legal protection religious diversity

Creating Company Culture Irresistible To Millennials


How do you keep your competitors from plucking your best talent? The key to retaining young top talent is to cultivate a company culture that is hard to leave. They were too busy bossing their talent that they forgot to coach their talent.

Are We Ready For Social Talent?


After all these tweets, quotables and brilliant posts, there’s this recurring theme: social talent. Social Talent Is Different. We’re at the opposite of traditional employment, though social talent could be complementary as well. Why Social Talent Now?

Five reasons why diversity and inclusion at work matters


While diversity and inclusion (D&I) has been on the radar of smart organisations for years, in recent months the impetus for true inclusion has grown significantly, with high-profile initiatives such as gender pay gap reporting in the UK, and the widespread reporting of sexual harassment in the film industry , pushing the agenda forward significantly. In 2014, the nearly 12 million disabled people in the UK were estimated to have a combined disposable income of around £80 billion.

Tips for Hiring a Diverse Development Team

Get Hppy

There’s no denying that STEM fields have a problem with diversity. 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. Talent Management

How Employers Can Promote Diversity and Inclusion At Work


The most obvious example of this was when I was a Promotions Manager for a radio station where, at age 25, I had responsibility for a small team and a sizeable budget. Diversity and inclusion are imperatives to a business, both economically and culturally.

Ways to Improve Results of Workplace Diversity Initiatives

Get Hppy

Having strong diversity in the workplace encourages growth and introduces new experiences and perceptions. Having a diverse workforce is crucial for business, but seeing those diverse individuals move up through the ranks is just as important. Acknowledge All Kinds of Diversity.

Winning the War for Talent in the Middle East


The war for talent is a challenge faced on both global and domestic levels. The Middle East is a prime example of how the war for talent is different at a geographical level. Here are 5 steps to developing top talent: Understand your organisation’s talent profile.

Join us for a Employee Engagement #SAPChat on 2/26!


The question today is, how do you effectively engage a diverse, multi-generational workforce driven by a range of differing values and goals? Events Social Media Strategic HR Employee Engagement HCM hr HR Tech sapchat Talent Management tweetchat Research shows that employees who are motivated, appreciated, and aligned produce measurably better business results.

Integrated Talent Management: A Lesson from McGraw-Hill

Brandon Hall

Integrated talent management is not a new phenomenon, yet companies still struggle to align disparate areas such as recruitment, performance, succession, compensation, and learning. Why is it so difficult for organizations to have fully integrated talent management processes and tools?

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 other words, diversity can help overcome biases. Diversity delivers results.

Don’t Let Bias Affect Assessment Of Employee Performance


A manager who spent 20 years working in startup environments might have a very fast-paced approach, while a manager with an engineering background will have preferences that lean toward detail and process. This “halo effect” leads managers to see these employees in a positive light, even if job performance is less than stellar. Teams are made up of diverse individuals. The key to objectively assessing employee performance is diversity of input.

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?

Humanizing HR Technology


Solutions that potentially solve virtually every conceivable problem within the broad spectrum of Human Resources—recruitment, on-boarding, performance management, employee engagement, recognition, talent management—the list goes on.

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.

5 Steps to an Effective Internal Investigation

HR Daily Advisor

Talent management challenges like Millennials managing Baby Boomers you once thought would have retired years ago. Diversity. Talent Management. HR Policies & Procedures BLR HR Talent Technology In yesterday’s Advisor , Attorney Christine D. Mehfoud showed how well-executed internal investigations are a necessity for compliance programs. Today, we present 5 basic steps that make up an effective investigation.

3 Ways to Make Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Stick

Cornerstone On Demand

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) is no longer about filling a quota. McKinsey's 2015 Diversity Matters report revealed a strong correlation between diversity and financial performance. According to the findings, companies in the top quartile for ethnic and racial diversity are 35 percent more likely to perform above the industry median compared to those in the bottom quartile, while gender-heterogeneous companies outperform by 15 percent.

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.

One Way to Revive Tired Old Compensation

Compensation Cafe

This was a diverse group and I could see why their needs/wants might be different. We have an increasingly diverse and young workforce that has different values and work-life issues. 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. .

Banishing the Unicorn

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

With organizational appetites for technology upgrades growing, the HR function is more frequently finding itself in the long sought position of selecting new human capital tools that will elevate talent and facilitate the achievement of business objectives. By Christine Mellon.


HTHJ Managers? They’re Sending Your Best People Packing

HR Daily Advisor

Do you have managers who say to their employees, “You should be Happy To Have a Job”? Top Management Involvement. How should you go about getting management involvement with retention efforts? You do need a high level manager to champion these efforts, says Katz.

True Diversity Is Much More Than A Drive By


What’s the motivation that shot past Benioff and other progressive business leaders doing similar change management initiatives around gender diversity and performance? The post True Diversity Is Much More Than A Drive By appeared first on TalentCulture.

Fleming Europe - Gamification in HR

Strategic HCM

So next week I''m off to Paris for Fleming Europe''s Gamification in HR 2014 Summit. HCM technology HR transformation Innovation People management strategy

Join Us at the TMA Employee Engagement & Retention Conference this July in Washington DC

David Zinger

The Talent Management Alliance is hosting a conference at The Venable on employee engagement and retention in Washington DC from July 21st to July 23rd 2014. entitled: What Science Says Leaders, Managers, and Employees Can Do in 7 Minutes to Fully Engage, Achieve Results and Build Relationships. Here is a list of the other speakers at the conference: Christopher Henry Corporate Vice President, Talent & Organizational Effectiveness, MGM Resorts International.

The Intersection of Innovation, Inclusion, and Diversity

ATD Human Capital

Rather they view innovation as a priority for the whole company, supported by organizational structures, processes, and talent management. Diversity and Inclusion: A Key Driver. In an October 2014 Scientific American article, Katherine W. The Role of Talent Leaders.