How Analytics Drives Talent Development

ATD Human Capital

Driving Talent Development with Data, a new whitepaper from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, discusses how leading-edge companies are tapping the potential of advanced human capital analytics to improve talent acquisition, employee engagement, retention, and talent development.

Gamification Boosts Employee Engagement and Talent Development

Rallyware for Human Resources

Gamification is one such technology and is increasingly being used not only to enhance the consumer experience but to drive employee engagement. According to Gallup’s 2016 Q12 Meta-Analysis Report , organizations with higher engagement enjoy: 17-20% greater productivity.

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Demystifying Talent Development and Employee Retention

EDSI

Written by Jennifer Giannosa - Senior Consultant with EDSI Consulting jgiannosa@edsisolutions.com& & What do top HR execs, consultants and specialists say are the biggest challenges in retaining and motivating their talent heading into 2015?& & “Keeping critical employees engaged and challenged while competing with progressive employers and dealing with steadily shrinking HR budgets.”

4 Types of One-on-Ones that Inspire Employee Engagement

Qualtrics HR

As a steward of the workplace environment, it’s critical to create a vibe that enables employees to do their best work and raise the bar on their performance to help the organization or team achieve its goals. Spend time inquiring into each employee’s career and professional development goals.

4 strategies for improving your business through better talent development

Ceridian

If you can hire talented people and build an organization loaded with them, you’ll be in prime position to rake in the profits for years to come. Recruitment & Talent Management corporate culture employee development employee engagement Great Place to Work HR Human resources Leadership managers recruiting talent sourcing

Talent Development Trends from the ATD Conference

FlashPoint

FlashPoint had the privi lege of exhibiting at the Association for Talent Development (ATD) conference in Orlando in May. With more than 10,000 attendees and 400 vendors, the conference brought together thought leaders to talk about the latest trends in the talent development industry, and we were excited share in the dialog. ATD President and CEO Tony Bingham set the stage by describing the global movement from “training” to “talent development.”

Change Creates Opportunity for Talent Development Teams

FlashPoint

Whether you’re dealing with an acquisition, a merger, a reorganization, or another common business scenario, talent development teams play a critical role. Scott Thomas, Senior Director of Content Development and Certification at Salesforce, recently spoke to the central Indiana chapter of the Association for Talent Development, sharing his experiences with change and offering advice to talent development professionals. Change is eminent.

Quick Shots for #HR and Business Pros – #SMDAY

HR Bartender

Tony Bingham, president and CEO of the Association for Talent Development (ATD), has released the 2 nd edition to his very insightful book “ The New Social Learning ”. Tuesday, June 30 is Social Media Day.

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Build the Bottom Line by Measuring and Improving Employee Engagement

FlashPoint

Employee engagement is the key to bottom-line performance. When employees are engaged, they’re willing to go the “extra mile” in their jobs. Engaged employees have a significant impact on the company’s performance. Talent Development Talent Management

Addressing 2015’s No. 1 business challenge:

HR Times

How are you keeping employees engaged and on board? Posted by Robin Erickson on May 7, 2015. Culture and engagement issues rose sharply in prominence to become the No. 1 challenge identified in the Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends 2015 report.

4 Ways Leadership Coaching Can Affect Customer Satisfaction

Qualtrics HR

Leadership coaching works the same way, but in business, it not only benefits leaders themselves; employees and customers also reap the positive rewards of leadership coaching. By Creating an Engaged Workforce. And with engaged employees come satisfied and loyal customers.

Corporate Culture: Your Company Is a Community

HR Bartender

I heard it at the Great Place to Work conference and again at the Association for Talent Development (ATD) International Conference and Expo. employees). Cultures of control have low employee engagement.

How To Build a Successful Mentoring Program

HR Bartender

Organizations are facing some unique challenges when it comes to talent. Companies want to make sure their organizational knowledge and history is passed along to new employees, who will lead the organization forward.

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5 real ways to show appreciation for your employees

Ceridian

Employees want to be acknowledged for their achievements. If an employee feels appreciated, they are more productive and engaged. Employee Engagement career path corporate social responsibility employee appreciation employee feedback employee motivation flexible work talent development transparencyMother Teresa once said, “There is more hunger in the world for love and appreciation than for bread.”

Top Human Capital Blogs in 2015

ATD Human Capital

What do talent development professionals in human capital care about? Employee Motivation: The Neuroscience Connection by Ryann Ellis. Developing a Learning Culture: An Infographic by Stephen Gill. Employee Engagement Spectrum: Myths Versus Facts by Tracy Maylett.

How to Practice Intelligent Leadership

Qualtrics HR

Great leaders often demonstrate key “outer-core” competencies like effective decision-making, great communication skills, and the ability to effectively manage talent and help individual employees reach their goals. Intelligent Leadership for Talent Management.

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How to Streamline Talent Management

ATD Human Capital

If you are a talent development professional, you may be experiencing a shift in what is expected of you in your organization. Whether or not talent development is a part of HR, the profession is undergoing a similar evolution.

Prevent Exit Interviews With Stay Interviews

HR Bartender

They’re defined as structured interviews designed to learn the reasons that employees stay with a company or the conditions that might cause them to leave. As the talent wars continue, stay interviews can be a valuable way to engage and retain employees.

Leadership Development Trends from the Leadership Challenge Forum

FlashPoint

Recently Fl ashPoint had the opportunity to sponsor the 2015 Leadership Challenge Forum in San Francisco. More than 250 attendees from all over the world learned about the latest research and developments with The Leadership Challenge® Workshop and LPI®: Leadership Practices Inventory®, as well as other products and services associated with the program. The Correlation between Employee Engagement and Leadership. Talent Development Talent Management

Balanced Blending: Company Culture Lessons from American Distilleries

Everwise

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) estimated the total retail sales of distilled spirits to be almost $72 billion in 2015 , with the industry supporting 1.4 In the software industry, employees use new apps before launch.

New Business Realities Require New Leadership Competencies

FlashPoint

As business gets more complex (due to globalization, more diverse employees and customers, technological shifts, and other factors), confidence in leaders at all levels is declining. This means that you need to invest in developing your leaders, now more than ever.

7 Reasons Performance Management Fails And How To Fix Them

SAP Innovation

Having too many company goals and relying on a “cascade” process will likely leave your employees feeling confused, unaligned, and inefficient. Then help your employees understand how their everyday work and individual goals will help achieve these objectives.

4 Expert Insights On Managing Your Top-Tier Talent

SAP Innovation

Engagement, for one; leadership, development, and – this one’s big – retention. Effectively managing your top talent should be at the very top of your to-do list in order to successfully prepare your organization for the future.

What Is Performance Management? 5 Reasons Why It Matters

SAP Innovation

Your business is growing fast, and it’s time to think about implementing or revamping your performance management process that will create an amazing employee experience and help drive your business forward. Your employees are your most valuable asset to help your business grow.

Trends in Corporate Learning & Leadership Development

New to HR

Consistent talent development is an integral part of business advancement, and human resources must direct considerable attention to the nourishment of new leaders and skills training in order to stay relevant in a rapidly changing business environment. There are many trends in corporate learning and leadership development that have been proven to be effective in today’s modern business world, and incorporating these into your strategy can vastly improve your department’s success.

Tending The Leadership Pipeline: It’s All About Engagement

SAP Innovation

Among them: how to engage and retain a generation marked as me-centric, fickle, not versed in social business etiquette and prone to jumping ship six months after utilizing an expensive bout of training. Here are four ways to push employee engagement and optimize your leadership pipeline: 1.

Leadership Is About Letting People Fail

SAP Innovation

In reality, what needs to happen in that moment is that the entrepreneur (friend, family member, employee) needs to recognize the structure around the problem they’re having, and you can’t make them do that. Human Resources employee engagement leadership talent development

How To Create A Happy Work Culture

SAP Innovation

Since it is your job to make sure that your employees excel, it is also your job to make sure that their workplace is a positive one. Celebrating birthdays is another great way to let employees know they mean more to management than just a name on the payroll.

How Top Companies Develop Their Leaders

FlashPoint

In a marketplace with rapidly changing business requirements, where quality, service and innovation have become mere “tickets to play,” and disruptive technology, global competitors, and the rate of change itself create powerful and conflicting pressures for business leaders, how are organizations addressing leadership development needs? communicating among customers, senior leaders, and employees) with long-term goals (e.g., Talent Development Talent Management

Is This Why Uber Can Hire Anyone It Wants?

SAP Innovation

Uber can get any top talent it wants. With reports that Uber poached 40 top-of-the-line robotics researchers from Carnegie Mellon’s National Robotics Engineering Center, completely decimating the center of its top talent, it looks like those marriage vows may be in the works.

Goal Alignment: Job One For Managers

SAP Innovation

Companies that want the best employees must develop a talent ecosystem that extends beyond corporate boundaries. Read 4 Ways To Take Advantage Of The Talent Ecosystem. Human Resources employee engagement leadership talent development

Trends in Corporate Learning & Leadership Development

New to HR

Consistent talent development is an integral part of business advancement, and human resources must direct considerable attention to the nourishment of new leaders and skills training in order to stay relevant in a rapidly changing business environment. There are many trends in corporate learning and leadership development that have been proven to be effective in today’s modern business world, and incorporating these into your strategy can vastly improve your department’s success.

Don’t Dump Performance Reviews, Enhance Them

SAP Innovation

As one of my colleagues recently stated, this isn’t a matter of getting rid of performance management; it’s about finding what works best for your company and employees. Brooks Brothers is a great example of a company using instant feedback in a productive, positive, and engaging way.

Turnover Taking Its Toll? Consider These Strategies for Securing Top Talent

FlashPoint

Focus instead on becoming a magnet for top talent. Attracting and retaining top talent begins with knowing what employees want most. Based on numerous studies, today’s employees value five things over all else: Competitive compensation.

3 Strategies To Help HR Manage Morale When Employees Leave

SAP Innovation

That’s why it’s important for HR to have the tools to keep morale up when employees leave; otherwise, negativity can spread around the office quickly. Including employees in planning helps them feel involved, valued and heard when a coworker leaves. Breakups. Graduations. Funerals.