5 Metrics for Effective Succession Planning

Cornerstone On Demand

For many companies, this leads to low employee engagement levels and retention rates, since employees don’t see a future career at your organization. At Cornerstone, we've focused on identifying five key metrics to gauge existing talent and help current employees grow: 1) Potential.

How To Build a Successful Mentoring Program

HR Bartender

One of my go-to resources for design ideas is the Association for Talent Development’s (ATD) Infoline series. And the ATD resources can help you develop a program that works for your organization. One last thing to consider is developing the metrics for evaluating the mentoring program.

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4 Tactics To Make Performance Reviews Less Painful

CultureIQ

Try to be as specific as possible when acknowledging accomplishments, such as specific metrics or anecdotes. ” Develop a plan of action together that outlines steps for both the employee and the manager, as well as the possible positive and negative outcomes.

Zappos’ Experiment with Holacracy

cfactor

Assessing these two metrics became tasks for two separate interview teams; a spot-on best practice. 2) Knowing that career development is also one of the top three drivers of employee engagement, who will coach, teach, and develop employees when there aren’t any managers?

Battle Over Certifications Rages On

HRExecutive

Key metrics,” he said, “now include the 92,000 SHRM certificates that exist today [as well as] tremendous growth in the [number of] SHRM exam applications from spring 2015 all the way through to spring 2016, with roughly 9,800 people sitting for the exam in this window.”

Carnival of HR: Getting Ahead With Strategic HR

GuideSpark

From there, Linda Brenner hops aboard with a deep dive into the only metric that matters because, well, you’re only as good as the people you hire. Learn more about what employees are after when it comes to their careers and how that may impact your HR initiatives.

A Look in the One-Way Mirror: Facing Inequity as a Female HR Executive

Women of HR

Really, you want to do what’s best for your own professional development and career goals, but you also want to support the marginalized, underrepresented people in your own organization. In Human Resources, as much as any professional discipline, we women have hit our stride.

Being Busy vs. Having an Impact

Compensation Cafe

HBR.com recently revealed, "What Big Companies Get Wrong About Innovation Metrics." You may be in the crowd of companies that have been trying to break the mold through in-house innovation teams. He was unshakeable then that traditional performance management schemes couldn't measure the contributions he was making to his station or the professional development he was achieving. No need to explain why activity metrics are unimpressive.

From Employment Opportunity to Employment Value

Brandon Hall

Ensuring cultural fit starts with developing and maintaining an employer brand that the highest performing candidates have come to expect. Career Development and Opportunity. Career Development and Opportunity.

Building a Business Culture That Works for Everyone: An Interview with Diane K. Adams

QAspire

She has spent her career leading teams in Fortune 500 Human Resources organizations. Companies and their leaders must instill a mindset of innovation across the entire company, not just in the product or research and development organizations. Diane K.

Hidden Problems Behind Eliminating Employee Performance Review Ratings

SAP Innovation

Companies that remove ratings suddenly don’t know how to handle succession, compensation and development programs,” she said. Develop effective performance management processes.

Human Advancement

Dave's Weekly Thought

A8 - The Key Metric of #EmployeeEngagement is Career Development. Team Leads should be Transparent in Career Path Objectives! nextchat — David Kovacovich (@DavidKovacovich) March 18, 2015 A particularly lively Next Chat discussion erupted this week when we arrived at the simple conclusion that Employee Engagement resides in opportunity and transparency.

3 Keys to Spotting Corporate Talent in Nontraditional Candidates

HR Daily Advisor

In 2015 alone, American universities awarded more than 55,000 PhDs. Consider Career Development. Many career development skills—such as writing an effective résumé or networking—are difficult to master, and they’re often overlooked.

People analytics and learning: Driving workforce development by delivering the right solution to the right people at the right time

Bersin with Deloitte

With the half-life of a learned skill at 5 years, 1 the hunger for learning and development programs is ravenous. Aggregating and analyzing siloed data is not easy; it requires an intentional and well-developed data strategy.

Why A Holistic Performance Management System Beats Using Just One Tool. Every Time.

15Five

Deloitte research from 2015 revealed that 82% of businesses felt conventional methods weren’t worthwhile. Through tools like check-ins, 1-on-1s , and self-reviews, employers are creating the type of ongoing two-way dialog and development opportunities that employees not only need, but want.

What does an effective performance management strategy look like?

cipHR

And, because appraisal conversations tended to focus on past performance, companies that were struggling to build their capabilities for the future were missing out on forward-looking conversations with staff about their career development. To help staff develop?

The Role Of HR Analytics In Workforce Planning

Get Hppy

The most recent JOLTS , or Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics , puts the the latest job openings level registered in November 2015 at 5,431,000(p).

How telecom icon AT&T’s talent reskilling enables future relevance

HR Times

Consolidating roles, reducing 250 roles across the company to 80 with the goal of increasing job mobility and the development of interchangeable skills. Rethinking performance management and compensation to simplify performance metrics, raise performance expectations, and redesign variable compensation around “hot jobs” and performance. Embracing lattice vs. ladder thinking, where employees careers are marked by zigzag movements rather than a one-way-only progression.

How telecom icon AT&T’s talent reskilling enables future relevance

HR Times

Consolidating roles, reducing 250 roles across the company to 80 with the goal of increasing job mobility and the development of interchangeable skills. Rethinking performance management and compensation to simplify performance metrics, raise performance expectations, and redesign variable compensation around “hot jobs” and performance. Embracing lattice vs. ladder thinking, where employees careers are marked by zigzag movements rather than a one-way-only progression.

Full Circle Data Collection: An Approach for Reducing Turnover

SMD HR

Good news : Turnover is an easily tracked metric, and one that HR can demonstrate direct ROI by reducing. You’ll know if it’s an overpromise of career development opportunities or poor work/life balance, etc. 2015).

Full Circle Data Collection: An Approach for Reducing Turnover

SMD HR

Good news : Turnover is an easily tracked metric, and one that HR can demonstrate direct ROI by reducing. You’ll know if it’s an overpromise of career development opportunities or poor work/life balance, etc. 2015).

35 IT Help Desk Statistics: How Does Your Team Stack Up?

Spoke

The first is by monitoring metrics and tracking your progress toward KPIs. But once you know how your team is doing today compared to how it was performing in the past, the next step is to benchmark your metrics against those of other companies. The most important skills for service desk managers include leadership, communication, and role-specific processes, procedures, and metrics ( SDI ). Training and development statistics. Service desk metrics.

3 Ways Data Shapes the Talent Strategy at Tesla, Chevron, and LinkedIn

Linkedin Talent Blog

Turning to an employee viewpoint survey (EVS) from September 2015, LinkedIn’s talent analytics team saw that about one in four workers hadn’t had a meaningful conversation with their manager about career development in the last six months.

3 HR Trends in 2014

Dave's Weekly Thought

We all know nothing happens quickly in HR, but here are a few ever-developing trends that inspired my heart in 2014. Through game mechanics we can create a challenge, measure our progress daily and create metrics for elevated career development with each challenge we conquer. Here's to a powerful and productive 2015!