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.

Changing Performance Appraisal Ratings – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I am trying to put together some guidelines for managers who want to modify/edit /change ratings on the evaluations. The employee completes a self-evaluation and the manager completes an evaluation. Both the employee and manager agree upon the change. Why document the reason?

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Time for HR’s 2014 Performance Appraisal

HR Daily Advisor

It’s a good time to reflect on your accomplishments of 2014. How close are you now to where you thought you’d be on January 1, 2014? How pleased are you (and your hiring managers) with the people you’ve added to the staff? How about your talent management programs?

“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.

Why Should You Want to Work There?

All Things Workplace

But consultants and their client companies have to pay more attention to what''s actually happening: "The War for Talent" is really "the system-to-make-it-as-difficult-as-possible-to-ever-get-in-the-door.". Many tout their Talent Management initiatives.

Top 10: HR Daily Advisor 2014 Year in Review

HR Daily Advisor

As we reach the end of 2014, we take a look back at some of your favorite articles. The 9 Things NOT to Include in Your Documentation. In yesterday’s Advisor, we covered Attorney Franck Wobst’s key things to include in documentation.

Weekly Must-Reads: Companies Look to Immigration Reform for More Skilled Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

Similar to other internal online workplace communities, this new service will let employees collaborate, edit documents, collect professional contacts and chat with colleagues. Talent Management Weekly Must-Reads The top stories HR pros need to know this week.

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. Unfortunately the free version is limited and does not include discussion boards, document uploads, or custom reports.

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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?

How Can We Be Happier At Work?


What constitutes meaningful work is dependent on the individual, as evidenced by the importance of the Psychological Contract — so let’s move forward and integrate this into how we view our own work and how we craft management strategy. Consider that managers might hold the key.

The Hot Potatoes Of Social Screening


I mean, where’s usually the first place most sourcers, recruiters, HR folks and hiring managers go today when screening a candidate? He’s also currently the Product Marketing Director for Total Talent Acquisition products at PeopleFluent. “The vacant laugh. Of true insanity.

3 Tech Tools No HR Department Should Be Without


Let’s take a look at three key technology systems that, when working in unison, can help you go from feeling like an office manager to finally feeling like the HR director. Performance management software. Managers often don’t complete performance reviews on time, or at all.

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5 Steps to an Effective Internal Investigation

HR Daily Advisor

If it’s triggered by an employee complaint, a background interview and initial document collection may define the scope. Collect and preserve necessary documents. Documents (including e-mails and text messages) are your best form of evidence. Issue a document hold that suspends normal documentation destruction practices and instructs relevant parties to preserve documents—be sure you have procedures in place to link documents to their authors and recipients.

HR’s Guide to Compensation Communications


And what about your managers? More than half (53%) of respondents in’s 2014 compensation survey felt their organization does not offer manager training to teach them how to talk to employees about compensation.

A Blockbuster Hack


Yesterday, I asked Gordon Rapkin, CEO of Archive Systems , an HR-document-management firm based in Fairfield, N.J., compensation executive compensation HR technology talent management

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Why More (Cloud Applications) Really Is Better

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

I simply can’t go back to the days of printing claim forms, scanning receipts and faxing in documentation. It involves sales, HR, talent management, and finance. It also requires master data management, security, analytics, and integration. By Deborah Hamilton.

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The Complexity of Globalizing Compensation

Compensation Cafe

It is recommended that companies maintain documents in every country in both English and the local language. She has managed both local/ in-country national and expatriate programs and has been an expat twice during her career.

“I know the perfect person…”

HR Times

Posted by Robin Erickson on October 21, 2014. Talent is universal. is the Vice President for Talent Acquisition Research at Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP. She writes about various topics in talent acquisition, including integrating with talent management, improving quality of hire for critical jobs, leveraging social recruiting to build talent pools, and building a global recruiting function. 3 The Talent Acquisition Factbook® 2011.

Talent strategies for 2015: The world has changed

HR Times

While the business world expands, the world of talent has completely shifted. This year our Talent and HR predictions for 2015 has some important new ideas to consider — in this article I will give you some highlights, and you can download the report here.

Leading in the new world of work: Deloitte’s 2015 Global Human Capital Trends

HR Times

This week we officially launched one of the largest-ever longitudinal studies of talent trends and readiness around the world: Deloitte Human Capital Trends 2015. Fig 1: The Ten Global Trends Shaping Corporate Talent in 2015. Posted by Josh Bersin on March 5, 2015.

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Is There Really a Skills Gap?


They write that ensuring the supply of high quality STEM professionals to teach and support future STEM talent is paramount if we are to collectively solve the skills challenge in the UK’s high tech industries.

5 Reasons Why Recruits Secretly Hate Their Hiring Managers


What do you wish hiring managers knew? Unempathetic hiring managers. I wish that hiring managers knew that just because I went from student assistant jobs in college to working minimum wage customer service doesn’t mean something is wrong with me or my work ethic.

Why Take Onboarding Digital? 3 Benefits You Need To Know About


November 2014 research by Aberdeen Group found that the shorter the onboarding process, the less likely an organization is to retain first year employees. HR Technology Talent Management digital onboarding onboardingTraditional onboarding can be a bit depressing.

A Balancing Act: How to Manage Social Media in the Workplace


The push and pull of social media monitoring is a difficult one to manage. As an HR manager, your relationship with an employee or a prospective employee’s social media profile must have the right amount of intimacy and distance. Talent Management Recruitment HR Employee Engagement

FAQs About California’s Required Paid Sick Leave


California recently enacted AB 1522, called the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014, which requires most California employers to provide paid sick leave to their employees effective July 1, 2015. A: The employer must include the paid sick leave balance on the wage statement/paycheck stub or can provide a separate document with the balance on each payday. Talent Management legal compliance Michele O''Donnell paid sick leave sick time

Are You Dedicated to Your Flex-Work Policy?


I like what Cali Yost of CEO of Flex+ Strategy Group said in a 2014 press release, “Telework is not a perk and it’s certainly not just for moms and Gen Y. If you don’t ask your employees to document what they do every minute of the day in the office, why would you do it when they flex work?

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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5 Tips to Tackle Compliance in 2017


In 2014 the construction industry accounted for 20% of all private industry fatalities according to Bureau of Labor. Reduce these with mobile capable Talent Management System that can provide on-the-job access to training and safety documents and videos.

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.

Proforma SI Announces Partnership with Peoplecart


Together, the companies will work to revolutionize the HR industry with brand management and technology-driven solutions. Peoplecart is aligned to the revolution in performance management and social recognition that is seeing great traction amongst North American business groups.

New at Workday Rising:

HR Times

The reasons Rochester chose Workday and the benefits that decision has enabled make an interesting case in point for organizations in any industry looking to move HR systems to the cloud or better manage the talent aspects of M&A activity. Supporting health care M&A.

New at Workday Rising:

HR Times

The reasons Rochester chose Workday and the benefits that decision has enabled make an interesting case in point for organizations in any industry looking to move HR systems to the cloud or better manage the talent aspects of M&A activity. Supporting health care M&A.

Addressing 2015’s No. 1 business challenge:

HR Times

Nearly nine out of 10 (87 percent) of the 3,300+ business and HR leaders surveyed consider culture and engagement issues to be “important; 50 percent say they’re “very important” — double the results in 2014. See my previous post on candidate relationship management.)

Why your talent acquisition strategy should include veterans…and 5 ways to help make it happen

HR Times

Transportation and supply chain management provider Ryder System, Inc., is the vice president for Talent Acquisition Research at Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Follow Robin on Twitter @RAEricksonPhD and visit her blog, Talent Magnetism.

Cybersecurity culture

HR Times

Estimates from around the globe show data breaches are up nearly 50 percent, 1 and a study done for McAfee in 2014 by the Center for Strategic and International Studies estimated the global economic cost of these breaches at more than $445 billion.

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