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Employee Retention: Tomorrow’s Recruiting Metric

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As HR is increasing its presence as a strategic part of the business, key performance indicators, or KPIs, are becoming a key part of the language for discussing how it is actually performing.

2017 Talent Acquisition Priorities (High and Low)

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Each year brings new opportunities and priorities for HR and talent leaders. This year we began the inaugural Global Talent Acquisition Sentiment Study.

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Diversity, Inclusion and the Case for Better Business Performance

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About the Author: Jarrett Lee is a Research Associate Intern at Lighthouse Research. His research focuses on case studies of companies that successfully deliver results on their talent and learning transformation projects.

The Candidate Experience: Perspectives on Video Interviews, Assessments, and Hiring

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In some ways, hiring looks very similar to what it did twenty years ago. People search for positions, indicate interest, and are filtered down until the most promising candidate is offered a job. However, the technology we use has upgraded considerably over time.

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Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

Talent Mobility as a Key Business Practice

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Talent mobility. It’s an evolving talent practice that delivers incredible value for the workforce and the business, and it gives the organization a powerful competitive edge.

Innovation @ Work: How to Lead a HR Hackathon

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Last week I had the pleasure of joining nearly 300 HR leaders from around the globe at the inaugural HCI Innovation@Work event in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Diversity Sourcing Strategy: 3 Tactics of Highly Diverse Companies

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About the Author: Jarrett Lee is a Research Associate Intern at Lighthouse Research. His research focuses on case studies of companies that successfully deliver results on their talent and learning transformation projects.

Leadership Lessons from a Third World Country [Video]

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A few weeks ago I was one of several speakers that presented Ignite-style videos at the HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas.

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Live Webinar: What A Resume Hides – Avoid Toxic Hires with the Perfect Interview Process

It's not just the resume. In today's world, you have to screen for specific personality traits and behaviors to avoid potentially toxic hires. A toxic hire can have a perfect resume but can destroy your team, costing your business upwards of $12,000 a year. Sign up for this upcoming webinar to learn how to hire the right person, every time. Date: 1/25/18 at 11:00AM PT.

Talent Mobility Maturity Framework: Connecting Skills with Business Needs

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Lighthouse is currently in the midst of some research on talent mobility , and it has been exciting to see how the philosophy around mobility is changing as more research comes out to illuminate the impact.

Hiring In the Age of Disruption: Key Trends Business Leaders Need to Know

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Following is a guest post developed for the team at KellyOCG around some of the key disruptive trends I’m following. Hope you enjoy!

3 Innovative Non-LMS Learning Technologies to Know

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Lots of technology exists today to support the HCM function, and one of the areas that is fairly mature is the learning management system, or LMS market. These tools have been around for years and are usually leveraged to deliver eLearning and track completions/compliance.

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Killing the Traditional Performance Management Approach

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In the last few years, there have been tons of stories about how companies are ditching performance management as it has long been practiced and replacing it with a variety of approaches. Just a few of the many recognizable names: Sears. Adobe.

The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

Global HR Practices: Compliance, Growth, and Productivity [New Research]

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Today, we operate in a global business environment. Companies are expanding, growing and reaching new talent around the globe in order to meet the needs of their customers. But it’s not all sunshine and roses, as you might expect.

Recruiting Research: 3 Key Points in 3 Minutes [Video]

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Recently we at Lighthouse have published two separate pieces focusing on some groundbreaking video recruiting research we performed. Those items can be accessed below, but we also wanted to take it a step further and explore the concepts from the research in video format.

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Looking Forward to the 2017 HR Technology Conference

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Next week brings another great HR Technology Conference to Las Vegas, and I’m excited for the week’s events. Check out my calendar below to see who I’m connecting with, what kinds of topics I’ll be sharing about, and more.

4 Research-Based Insights: What Candidates Want from Video Interviews

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In some ways, hiring looks very similar to what it did twenty years ago. People search for positions, indicate interest, and are filtered down until the most promising candidate is offered a job. However, the technology we use has upgraded considerably over time. Today employers have tools to increase efficiency and efficacy, including video interviews, automated assessments, and more. The question is, is the candidate experience suffering or improving due to these technologies?

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The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

The Next Skill for L&D Professionals: Learning Experience Design #doceboinspire

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Thanks to Docebo for bringing me to their first Docebo Inspire event in Boston this week. That made the idea for this blog post possible! On my flight to Boston this week I started reading the upcoming book from Chip and Dan Heath titled “ The Power of Moments.”

Insights from the CHRO Panel at #WorkHuman 2017

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This week I’m honored to be at the WorkHuman conference put on by Globoforce. The session this morning was chock full of great insights from an all star panel of HR executives, featuring: Rahul Varma, Global Head of Talent and Learning at Accenture.

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Developing a Talent Analytics Function: Build, Buy, or Borrow

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I’m currently in the midst of a research project examining how some of the best and brightest companies in the world hire people analytics talent. This is a part of that research.

The Talent Slow Fade: A Case Study of Motley Fool’s Approach to Engagement

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The Motley Fool is a multimedia financial services company supporting clients with stock market trends and information. The firm is based in Virginia, has more than 300 employees, and was founded in 1993.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

The Videos Job Candidates Actually Want to See (Not Your Branding Video) [New Research]

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Candidate experience is on everyone’s lips these days, but the discussion is rare when companies actually ask candidates what they want and attempt to provide it.

3 Stories of Transformational Learning from #Perspectives17

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This week I have had the pleasure of attending and speaking at Skillsoft Perspectives in Las Vegas. It has been a great event and I enjoyed the content and the updates on the technology.

The Gig Economy Impact on Talent Decisions

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I was somewhat nervous. See, a few weeks ago I had the opportunity to deliver my first ever Ignite-style presentation. In short, you get five minutes to explore a topic. The kicker? Your 20 slides auto-advance every 15 seconds, leaving you without any control.

7 Examples of Artificial Intelligence in Talent Acquisition Technology

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Over the past month I’ve been working with a variety of vendors to better understand their artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities. If you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last year, you might have missed this new wave of marketing hype that threatens to overwhelm us all.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

New Research: 2017 Workforce Analytics and Strategy Report

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We recently completed some very interesting research here at Lighthouse focused on workforce analytics and strategy, a powerful combination for today’s HR and talent leaders.

How High-Performing Companies Manage Employee Performance [New Research]

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Recently we wrapped up an amazing new project, the 2017 Lighthouse Research Performance Management, Engagement, and Business Results study.

4 Strategic Drivers of General Motors’ Adoption of Recognition Technology [Case Study]

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“After looking at the available research, we realized we had a deep need for strategic recognition.”. Sandra Garcia, Global Compensation Center of Excellence Lead, General Motors. The need for recognition programs can come from various angles.

The Impact of Algorithm Bias on Human Resources Practices

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Diversity has always been a hot topic in the HR profession, but it has exploded into national news with all of the announcements and discoveries of improper behavior in the past year (and new stories seemingly cropping up every week).

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

The Future of Work: A New Paper

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This past week I was notified by my client, Ultimate Software, that the paper I cowrote with Trish McFarlane is now available.