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?

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Introducing New Workforce Planning Capabilities in Workday


Workday just received some incredible recognition in "The Forrester Wave™: SaaS HR Management Systems, Q4 2014," published by Forrester Research, Inc. We are very honored by this recognition of our commitment to developing great products and our passion for creating delightful customer experiences. Yet here’s the thing: With leadership, you’re never resting. You have a huge responsibility to keep innovating and finding new ways to deliver value in the marketplace

Strategic Workforce Planning is the Way Forward

Cielo HR Leader

It wasn’t something I had planned to do, but more of a happy accident. There’s a lot of talk at the moment about strategic workforce planning as some sort of ‘Holy Grail’ of talent management. I definitely think that strategic workforce planning is the way forward but I also recognize that, in most cases, it’s still an aspiration rather than a reality. Thought Leadership Discussion: Steve Hunt, Director of Resourcing, Thales Group.

Workforce Planning and the ‘Busted Generation’


Workforce Analytics & Planning Boomers Gen 2020 Gen X Karie Willyerd Millennials The 2020 Workplace workforce planning By Dr. Karie Willyerd, Vice President, Learning & Social Adoption, SuccessFactors, an SAP Company They say three’s a crowd, so what will they say when five generations work together? Millennials are on their way in, but Boomers are in no hurry to make their way out. In fact, American workers are increasingly putting off retirement. […].

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. The top stories HR pros need to know this week. From assigned desks to flexible neighborhood.

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


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.

Where Can HR Add the Most Value? [HR Time Challenges Series]


compensation HR Software HR Time Challenges company culture conducting trainings employee information HR human resources paid time off payroll people professional development strategy timecards tracking PTO workforce planning

Get Ready for 2015: Ten Top Actionable Talent Acquisition Trends

Bersin with Deloitte

Hiring & Onboarding Human Resources Rewards & Recognition Sourcing & Recruiting Talent Acquisition Strategy Talent Acquisition Tech Talent Strategy Tools & Technology Workforce PlanningYou know you will need to hire new employees in the new year—but are you ready? Will your competition out-engage you in your marketplace? And what will you do if you cannot find the talent you need when you need it? This afternoon, my colleague Katherine Jones, Ph.D.

Analytics takes Center Stage at Workday Rising

Bersin with Deloitte

HR Service Delivery Providers Strategic Workforce Planning Talent & PM Providers Talent Acquisition ProvidersWorkday Rising, the annual Workday conference for its customers and prospects was held in early November in San Francisco.

Unemployed But Not Unemployable: Hiring & Recruiting the Long-Term Unemployed

Bersin with Deloitte

Diversity & Inclusion Hiring & Onboarding Sourcing & Recruiting Talent Acquisition Strategy Talent Strategy Tools & Technology Workforce PlanningDo you have a family member or friend who has been unemployed for six months or longer? Or perhaps underemployed for the last few years? It’s no secret that U.S. workers were hit hard by the Great Recession.

View from the HR Tech Show Floor: Top 5 Workforce Trends


This means more organizations will take a more proactive approach to planning. To achieve this, it will be crucial to identify critical resources, forecast turnover, and develop more accurate hiring plans based on delivering talent for critical business strategies.

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Simply Irresistible. Is Your Company?

Bersin with Deloitte

Engagement Strategic Workforce Planning Talent StrategyGallup's research shows that only 13% of workers around the world are highly engaged with their work. And it's even lower in the fast growing Asian economies (China is at 6%!). Yet the economy is growing and businesses seem to be hiring almost everywhere. What's going on? Our new research shows that a dramatic shift in […].

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.

Gazing Into the Crystal Ball


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.

Human Resources, Learning, and Leadership: Our Ten Predictions for 2014

Bersin with Deloitte

2014 will be an exciting and challenging year for HR, learning, and talent professionals. Engagement HR Customer Experience HR Service Delivery Providers Leadership Development Learning Operating Model Performance Management Strategic Workforce Planning Talent & PM Providers Talent StrategyDownload our 66 page Predictions Report here.) Global economic growth will create a new level of competition for people.

SuccessFactors Q2 2014 Release: Reporting and Analytics


By Kouros Behzad, Director of Product Marketing, Workforce Planning and Analytics at SAP (Originally posted on SAP Community Network) Simplified administration and configuration has been a theme for reporting and analytics in SuccessFactors reporting and analytics so far this year. The Headlines capability in SuccessFactors Workforce Analytics continues to evolve and advance.

How to Make Workforce Planning a Daily Practice


As we approach a new year, thoughts turn to how businesses can grow and develop their talent pools in 2014 and beyond.

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

TLNT: The Business of HR

When it comes to Human Resources, that means better workforce planning, better talent management and quicker ability to adapt to changing markets. Editor’s Note: It’s a TLNT annual tradition to count down the most popular posts of the year. This is No.

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


Indeed, investing resources into a top-notch HR analytics function–one with the right mix of people, processes, and technology–is key to successful workforce management in 2018 and beyond, no matter what industry you’re in. Develop The Right Mix of Workforce Diversity.

3 Tech Tools No HR Department Should Be Without


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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Five Ways Talent Forecasting Transforms Recruiting


Recruiting HCM hr HR Recruiting Integrated Talent Management Predictive analytics Strategic Workforce Planning Talent Forecasting Talent Management By Lisa Hartley, VP of Product and Sales Strategy for Recruiting at SuccessFactors (Originally posted on the HR Executive Online) Increasing demands on HR departments to find the “A” players who boost the bottom line are turning recruiting into a competitive sport.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform


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.

Fixing Engagement—What to Do

HR Daily Advisor

in Elkhorn, Nebraska, offered her tips at the 2014 Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, held recently in Las Vegas. Plan action differently. Contrast that with the top areas HR professionals said they would like more training on: Workforce planning (40 percent).

“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.

4 Big Workforce Changes That Will Be Driven by Technology

TLNT: The Business of HR

Our regular content will return on Jan 5, 2014. Whether it’s managing the daily grind of payroll and benefits or devising more comprehensive workforce plans, there are no doubt plenty of ways that more mobile and cloud-based platforms can make a difference.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform


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.

Taking the Gloves Off: Leaders and HR

Lisa Rosendahl

Lead effectively, help leaders with workforce planning and creatively work within business constraints to improve how they do business. Human resources can be complex, confusing and exasperating. Communications between leaders and their human resources department don''t have to be.

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.

TMBC Welcomes Averbook, Secures Funding


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

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.

Hello and Welcome


I have worked primarily in the area of HR research and employee engagement, but I have also held positions in compensation, workforce planning, and executive recruiting and succession planning. Copyright Sarah Johnson, PhD, 2014.

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


Indeed, investing resources into a top-notch HR analytics function — one with the right mix of people, processes, and technology — is key to successful workforce management in 2016 and beyond, no matter what industry you’re in. Develop The Right Mix of Workforce Diversity.

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. 3 Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) and HR Analytics make ideal bedfellows. iNostix''s ''Evolving from Tracking to Predictive HR Analytics'' model.

Planning and sharing for an agile workforce


Superficially, not much perhaps, but in workforce planning, they share many of the woes. » Workforce Management What do aviation and hospitality businesses have in common? Read the whole entry.