What Are #HR Analysts and Why Should You Pay Attention To Them

HR Bartender

As a blogger, I’ve been fortunate to participate in events that I would not normally have attended when I was an HR Generalist. During those events, I learn about the companies, the products and services they provide, and how they meet the needs of human resources professionals. Since I’ve been attending user conferences, I’ve also had the opportunity to meet HR analysts from around the world. What is an HR analyst?

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.) In a recent Aberdeen report , 60% of all organizations reported a need to improve workforce planning capabilities as a driver of their total workforce management efforts. The adoption of automated workforce management solutions though (as with other tech solutions) has been slow among organizations.

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The Difference Between Being a Generalist and a Strategic HRBP

Something Different

<www.army-technology.com> A little under a year ago I read a working group summary from CAHRS titled “The Changing Role of the HR Business Partner” At the time much of the summary resonated with me… while other components of it remained abstract. And being able to do short-term workforce planning (e.g. I will add though that strategic HR is also about thinking in years (in addition) to weeks and months. HR Strategy hr human resources

The 12 Key Functions of Human Resources

Digital HR Tech

HR has a number of important functions in the organization. In this article, we will explain the 12 key functions of HR. If we want to understand the functions of Human Resources, we need to understand what Human Resource Management (HRM) is. In this article, we will go over the 12 functions of Human Resources and explain how they help move the organization forward. These functions are: Human resource planning.

CSI for HR? Test the Workforce Planning Waters Today With This Forensic HR Template

Visier

What is the biggest perceived threat to an HR professional’s productivity? More than seven out of 10 (71%) of HR professionals who participated in the survey say they spend a lot or most of their time on such employee management issues. With these statistics as an indicator, I would wager that updating data and tactical employee management tasks often get in the way of more strategic work, like tying talent to business results. Make Workforce Planning a Regular Habit.

5 Steps to Avoid Talent Shortfalls Using Data-Driven Workforce Planning

Visier

In the 1950s, when all but 10 percent of open positions in companies were filled internally, “HR was a powerful function, voted the most glamorous area in business by executives,” writes management expert Peter Cappelli in this HBR piece. a big postwar question, and ushered in an era of new revolutionary practices, such as coaching, job rotation, 360-degree feedback, high-potential tracks, and succession planning. Why key employees stay or leave?

How Technology Is Changing Human Resources

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Like so many other industries before it, human resources (HR) has been experiencing a period of rapid digital transformation over the last few years. Technological advancements are empowering HR departments to upgrade legacy systems, refresh outdated processes, and automate manual tasks that take time away from the more meaningful work. When human resources has access to the right technology, the entire team will likely be more engaged and more productive at work.

The Role Of HR Analytics In Workforce Planning

Hppy

An unprecedented increase in job openings shows that the demand for talent is forcing companies to plan better and recruit better. Workforce planning and HR analytics have become a key focus point for HR professionals around the world, as they confront new challenges in finding and retaining the right employees. Companies cannot hire fast enough to keep up with their workforce demands.”. The challenge of workforce planning.

Workforce Planning 101 [Infographic]

Visier

As Vice President of Workforce Management Practice and Principal Analyst at Brandon Hall Group Mollie Lombardi wrote in this Workforce Planning blog post last year: “Workforce planning is tricky business. Not just because of the complexity entailed in the process, but because if you ask four people what workforce planning is, you’ll likely wind up with five definitions.”. So, what is Workforce Planning?

The Reluctant HR Champion? It’s About Leading the Workplace Orchestra

TLNT: The Business of HR

Editor’s Note: This is the 11th of 12 essays from the new book, The Rise of HR; Wisdom From 73 Thoughts Leaders. It’s compiled by Dave Ulrich, Bill Schiemann and Libby Sartain, and sponsored by the HR Certification Institute. Dave Ulrich’s 1997 book, Human Resource Champions , helped capture the role of HR professionals for the modern world. It shifted the view of HR as a compliance function to HR as strategically valuable.

Five Must-Attend #HRTechConf 2015 Sessions

Visier

HR Tech is closer to a marathon than a sprint,” notes the event’s Co-Chair Steve Boese ( @SteveBoese ) in his annual conference tips post. Here is a list of five must-attend HR Tech sessions for 2015 that promise to give you real, actionable tips you can use as a strategic HR professional: #1. CHRO Perspectives on HR Tech Monday, October 19th at 3:30 p.m. Awesome New Technologies for HR Tuesday, October 20th at 8:30 a.m.

How Automated Workforce Planning Can Free Managers For Strategic Tasks

TLNT: The Business of HR

An organization’s workforce is also, however, its most expensive asset, and workforce management (the development of employees, retention of skilled talent, etc.) In a recent Aberdeen report ( Bottom Line Reasons For a Total Workforce Management Strategy ), 60 percent of all organizations reported a need to improve workforce planning capabilities as a driver of their total workforce management efforts.

5 Must-Attend HR Industry Events in 2015

Visier

2015 is going to be a pivotal year for HR, in particular as debate heats up about splitting or not splitting HR (Dave Ulrich advocates for teaching HR professionals “what they can do to deliver value even in difficult circumstances”). While the year ahead may be tumultuous, it also presents an opportunity for HR to move from administrator to strategic leader. Here are 5 highlights from must-attend HR industry events in 2015 that will help make the transition: 1.

How ConAgra Foods Drove HR Transformation With Analytics-Driven Planning

Visier

When a company acquires another business, bringing the two workforces together is the single most challenging undertaking of the entire project. This is the challenge that the People Insights team at ConAgra Foods sought to address after the company announced its intent to acquire a private label firm in 2012, which would increase the size of its workforce by 42 percent. Optimizing personnel cost planning, forecasting, and analysis with leading technology and processes.

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – Conference Travel Edition

HR Bartender

Every year we take a little time off during the summer to plan for the next twelve months. While many organizations use Q3 and Q4 for budgets, strategies and plans, we’ve found that the summer is best from a scheduling perspective. Speaking of conference season, I’m looking forward to my first trip to London to speak at Tucana’s HR Change & Transformation 2015. Another fave conference of mine is the HR Technology Conference & Expo.

Tackling Talent Strategically: Q&A With Harvard Business Review Analytic Services

Visier

The majority of leaders (73 percent) have experienced talent shortfalls due to poor workforce planning, according to a new report released by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services (HBR-AS). Although business leaders know talent shortfalls prevent their companies from achieving their business goals, the report reveals that they have not aligned their workforce planning process to manage the issue. HR Leadership HR leadership advice HR software workforce planning

HR, get the C-suite’s attention by keeping the bottom line in mind

Achievers

Today’s HR professionals should think of themselves as business leaders who happen to work in human resources. McClure spoke at Achievers Customer Experience 2015 about “Getting the C-Suite’s Attention: 7 Strategies for Transforming from HR Leader to Business Leader.” For the past three years, CEOs have listed Human Capital as their number-one challenge, and they look to human resources to help them overcome that challenge.

The Use of Data Science in HR

Something Different

<www.blogging4jobs.com> …So this morning I read a great article from Talent Analytics CEO Greta Roberts wherein she notes that a large number of companies are hiring Data Scientists for their HR teams – only to use them to generate pretty reports as opposed to using their analytics backgrounds to solve real HR problems around topics such as turnover, hiring, and workforce planning ( such as how changes in workforce costs and productivity affect the bottom line ).

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A Look at the History of Human Resources & HR Certification Programs

Workology

This blog is part of a special series providing insights into HR certification. Look for a follow up article discussing HR certification options for our profession. In the HR profession, one of the most talked about, debated about and argued about topics over the last couple of years has been the topic of HR Certification. Five Characteristics to Define the Human Resources Profession. Biggest Fear of an HR Certification Program.

3 Soft Skills CEOs Borrow from HR

BambooHR

Most HR pros don’t aspire to be the CEO. In fact, one study compared leadership styles, thinking styles and emotional competencies and determined that besides the COO—who already has many of the same functions as CEOs—CHROs (chief human resource officers) shared the most leadership traits […]. The post 3 Soft Skills CEOs Borrow from HR appeared first on BambooHR Blog. However, we just may be qualified to do the job.

Five Must-Attend #HRTechConf 2015 Sessions

Visier

HR Tech is closer to a marathon than a sprint,” notes the event’s Co-Chair Steve Boese ( @SteveBoese ) in his annual conference tips post. Here is a list of five must-attend HR Tech sessions for 2015 that promise to give you real, actionable tips you can use as a strategic HR professional: #1. CHRO Perspectives on HR Tech Monday, October 19th at 3:30 p.m. Awesome New Technologies for HR Tuesday, October 20th at 8:30 a.m. HR News & Trends

Boo! Four Scary Employee Engagement Situations to Avoid With Better Survey Data Analysis

Visier

Getting a great employee engagement score, but discovering that 15% of your workforce spends half their day on non work-related tasks. But simply surveying your workforce for sentiment data once a year and getting a sleek report won’t give you the insights you need to avoid serious snafus. Focusing on performance can be a great motivator for your workforce, but it also can bring unintended consequences. But they couldn’t do anything with the results.

HR Happy Hour #201: Putting the Fun Into Analytics

HR Ringleader

A few weeks ago, Steve and I had the opportunity to record a HR Happy Hour episode with Mike Psenka, SVP of Workforce Solutions at Equifax and Edward Pertwee, Strategic Workforce Consultant at BT. We had just conducted a panel discussion on how to leverage data and analytics for HR and organizational success. Just search the iTunes store or your podcast app for ‘HR Happy Hour’ to add the show to your subscriptions.

The Digital HR Revolution

New to HR

Transactional and administrate human resources has changed in recent years. With a heavy dependence on dot coms, tech systems and all manner of electronic communication techniques, the digital HR revolution is here, and it’s changing the way we work. Today’s fresh-faced and newly hired HR professionals are looking at the industry with Google glasses, having grown up with technology, social media and programming systems. The rising influence of HR data.

8 Things To Consider Before Building a Workforce Planning

NGA Human Resources

Workforce planning is a key element to your business success. It has become increasingly important for organizations over the last several years, helping manage an agile workforce in a volatile world. So let’s take a look at the 8 things to consider before building your Workforce Planning. “I I F YOU FAIL TO PLAN , YOU PLAN TO FAIL.”. Secure your data: All planning must begin with a clear picture of the current situation.

Let’s Go to Cuba and Learn!

China Gorman

HR professionals to see how HR is practiced in Cuba? I became aware of People to People as the Chief Operating Officer of SHRM as I led delegations of senior HR professionals to India and China under their auspices. Gerry Crispin got the ball rolling in organizing a delegation of senior HR professionals to Cuba last month and asked me to join him as co-leader. How Cuba’s planned economy conducts its workforce planning activities.

What the Talent Lifecycle Looks Like in a World “Beyond Employment”

Cornerstone On Demand

It can be difficult for HR professionals to understand how to approach this undefined, non-traditional new world of work. The best place to start is with the familiar: The standard talent lifecycle of 1) workforce planning, 2) sourcing talent, 3) selecting talent, 4) developing talent, 5) rewarding work and, eventually, 6) ending the company-worker relationship. Step 1: Workforce Planning.

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Talent Acquisition Systems Effect on the Candidate Pipeline

HRchitect

The sales pipeline is widely regarded as the lifeblood of any growing enterprise and, as a result, the emergence of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software has exploded. The practice of pipeline management has no longer become exclusive to the sales club, as human resources have firmly grasped the concept in support of recruiting efforts. Access to social media outlets, company branding, workforce planning, advanced metrics, easier integrations and more.

Boo! Four Scary Employee Engagement Situations to Avoid With Better Survey Data Analysis

Visier

Getting a great employee engagement score, but discovering that 15% of your workforce spends half their day on non work-related tasks. But simply surveying your workforce for sentiment data once a year and getting a sleek report won’t give you the insights you need to avoid serious snafus. Focusing on performance can be a great motivator for your workforce, but it also can bring unintended consequences. But they couldn’t do anything with the results.

What Works in Workforce Planning and Retention

WhoKnows

Workforce PlanningKey to Competitive Advantage. As a result, a majority of companies remain ineffectual at managing and predicting future talent demands. Most business leaders lack the visibility to predict future workforce needs and most HR professionals lack the right tools to provide insights on data-driven workforce questions. And if HR can’t provide smart data, they’ll not only lose credibility – they may lose their jobs.

The HR Leadership Revolution — Will You Thrive?

Visier

More than ever before, the business world needs strong HR leaders. The workforce in the developed world and China is rapidly aging. Despite increasing automation, in the next 20 years there will be a serious shortage of skilled workforce everywhere. The changing workforce demographics require a more nimble and skilled approach to linking talent and business outcomes. The results are clear: strong CHROs are crucial to business success. So when HR works, it works.

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How Bad is Your Succession Management? This Report May Help You Find Out

TLNT: The Business of HR

HR Insights HR Management HR News HR Trends Leadership Organizational Leadership Strategic Planning Succession Planning Workforce Planning Featured“(Some) 84 percent of organizations report having a lack of candidates in the pipeline ready to assume open and critical positions.”.

Great HR is Technology Driven HR – #HRTechConf

HR Cloud

I had a conversation with a colleague the other day about the upcoming HR Technology Conference and Exposition. “Do Do HR practitioners attend?” I told him that not only do HR professionals attend (en masse!) Just a glance at the agenda shows that session topics cover current and future trends across the entire spectrum of human resources. Everything from workforce planning to talent management to employee communications. That’s great HR!

HR Delegation to Cuba

China Gorman

HR professionals to see how HR is practiced in Cuba? I became aware of People to People as the Chief Operating Officer of SHRM as I led delegations of senior HR professionals to India and China under their auspices. Gerry Crispin got the ball rolling in organizing a delegation of senior HR professionals to Cuba last month and asked me to join him as co-leader. How Cuba’s planned economy conducts its workforce planning activities.

A Successful Formula: Shorter Workdays, Happier Employees, Bigger Profits

TLNT: The Business of HR

HR Management HR News HR Trends Retention & Engagement Talent Management Workforce Workforce Planning Workplace Relationships FeaturedIn America, we take the fewest vacation days of any developed nation, work more than 40 hours a week on average, and 28 percent of that time is spent just dealing with emails.