Proposed Aon-WTW merger about being ‘better,’ not ‘bigger’

HRExecutive

When Aon plc and Willis Towers Watson recently announced a mega-merger of an all-stock transaction with an equity value of approximately $30 billion, the merger, among other things, continued an ongoing HR consulting-consolidation trend. About a year ago, talks regarding a potential marriage between Aon and WTW fell apart. Primarily, the new Aon will focus on the areas of risk, retirement and health, according to the merger announcement.

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Solving Global Business Challenges with Workday: Q&A with Aon’s VP of Finance Solutions

Workday

In Gaelic, the word Aon means “Oneness,” a fitting name for a company that has grown through more than 500 acquisitions to become one of the leading professional services firms in the world. Operating in 120 countries with 50,000-plus colleagues, Aon is united in its most important goal—to serve its clients. Increasing challenges led Aon to a big decision: It was time to make a global technology change. What drove Aon’s technology change? Why did Aon choose Workday?

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5 Powerful Employee Engagement Models That Leaders Should Know

Vantage Circle

Aon Hewitt Engagement Model. Aon Hewitt Engagement Model. Aon Hewitt is one of the world’s leading consultants on human capital management. According to Aon Hewitt, the process of engaging people is influenced by six major engagement drivers. Diversity and inclusion.

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HR Expert: Shanyn Payne, Online Education Services

CultureAmp

Today, she’s Executive Director, Human Resources at Online Education Services , an Australian business that has been recognized as an Aon Hewitt Best Employer for the last three years running. Diversity and Inclusion Thought Leadership HR Expert ProfileShanyn Payne’s HR career started at the cash register of her local supermarket.

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Coming of Age

HRO Today

More than ever before, companies are aware of their shortcomings in diversity and inclusion and amongst our clients, it’s top of mind as a challenge to overcome in recruitment. Artificial intelligence is showing its power to automate and augment HR services for the better. By Simon Kent.

5 Steps to Closing the Workforce Skills Gap with Continuous Learning

Avilar

The One Brief from Aon reminds us that the pandemic required many businesses to shift on the fly and deal with crises. Five steps to closing a workforce skills gap with continuous learning. Creating a resilient workforce has emerged as a top priority for business leaders.

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HR Tech 2019: PILOT coaching platform wins Pitchfest

HRExecutive

Customers include MetLife, CBS, Aon, Thomson Reuters, Pandora Radio and more. “Diversity and inclusion has been a big theme this year,” Brooks said, “and you have to get development out to a lot of people to level the playing field and that’s what our product is all about.” As the founder of PILOT , one of just a few LGBT-owned HR tech startups, Ben Brooks is used to being in rare company.

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Incorporating New Hires Into Work Cultures

Vantage Circle

In this role, she is responsible for group Performance, Rewards, Diversity and Digital Transformation along with leading HR function for Tata Sons. Organizations around the world are adapting to the new normal and maintaining the continuity of their businesses.

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Ericsson: Uplifting Employee Engagement Scores With Achievers

Achievers

This is also supported by Aon Hewitt , which found that a 5% increase in employee engagement is linked to a 3% increase in revenue growth in the subsequent year. But finding a way to engage and unify such a large and diverse set of employees was no easy feat for Ericsson, considering the company employs over 15,000 people across 30+ regional offices in North America alone.

Credential platform aims to be game-changer for HR, employees

HRExecutive

The 15 founding members, Cameron notes, represent a diverse cross-section of stakeholders, including HR- and education-tech vendors, gig platforms, background-credentialing organizations, recruitment firms and more. The inaugural members are Aon’s Assessment Solutions, Cisive, Cornerstone, HireRight, Korn Ferry, National Student Clearinghouse, Randstad, SAP, SumTotal Systems, SHL, Ultimate Software, Unit4, Upwork, Velocity Career Labs and ZipRecruiter.

Mental Health Check

HRO Today

Charles Alberts, head of health management at global professional services company Aon , says his company’s mental health strategy aims to create an “inclusive and supportive culture where people can be honest about their mental health.”

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HR Tech Weekly: Episode #257: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Aon Buys Willis Towers Watson: Another Waypoint In The Demise of Employer Pensions Link ». Topics: Oracle, Mercer, Silkroad, Alight, Paycor, Paychex, Aon, Willis Towers Watson. A lot of them are doing a lot of diversity programs, but they’re not paying on the right skills.

Advancing Analytics: The Path Forward for Finance Leaders, Part One

Workday

Jim Kendall, vice president of finance solutions at Aon, one of the world’s leading professional services firms, describes how managing disparate finance systems in locations across the globe impacted Aon’s ability to analyze the business. As we’ve grown through acquisitions, the diversity of our systems and processes became a real issue for us,” he says. “It Kendall describes the benefits of moving to a global cloud-based system for finance and HR at Aon.

The Source: Weekly Roundup – November 19th, 2018

PlanSource

Companies like Amazon, Aon, Cigna, Dell, Facebook, General Electric, General Mills, PepsiCo, Prudential, Unum and Willis Towers Watson are joining forces with the National Business Group on Health to launch the “Leave Optimization Forum”, which aims to look for solutions that will enhance leave management programs to better meet the needs of a diverse and changing workforce. Welcome to The Source, your one-stop-shop for the latest and greatest HR and benefits news.

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Engagement Isn’t the End Variable

Silkroad

Per Aon Hewitt, teams of engaged employees saw an additional 25 percent growth in Net Promoter Scores. When it comes to increasing engagement itself, far too often HR professionals think that it’s simply a matter of fixing one area that’s broken – like sourcing, recruiting, training, or diversity. For another, we must promote employee growth the development as well as diversity and inclusion. (Editor’s Note: Today’s post comes from Alexandra Levit of Inspiration at Work ). .

5 Tips to Master Employee Engagement in 2017

HR Daily Advisor

The bad news is that today’s diverse workforce creates a difficult environment for developing engaged employees. AON’s 2016 global employee engagement trends report found that “rewards and recognition” is one of the top three engagement drivers around the world. by Chris Byers, CEO, Formstack. Every day, Human Resources departments worldwide are placing increased emphasis on employee engagement. To understand why, we need to consider the true meaning of “engagement.”.

It is Time to Tell Our Truth

Biddle Consulting

Despite the fact, we are part of the largest diversity population in the country and in my estimation, the largest subsection of Americans with disabilities. Julie’s portfolio of client projects includes PepsiCo (Pepsi ACT), DB Schenker and P&G (Project WIN), Synchrony Financial (PDN Hire), American Express, Aon, and Aramark. Disability Solutions works with employers to help strengthen their workforce through diversity and inclusion.

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Workday Named a 2021 Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Core Financial Management Suites for Midsize, Large, and Global Enterprises for Fifth Year in a Row

Workday

Our commitments to delivering an exceptional customer experience and continuous innovation are helping a diverse range of industries and sectors. We’re honored that global organizations, including Aon , Crain Communications, EQ , NextDoor, The Metropolitan Museum of Art , and Veolia UK have selected Workday Financial Management.

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The World of Pre-Employment Assessments is Changing

HRExecutive

Moving from paper-and-pencil assessments to a new, mobile-enabled one that utilizes gaming and artificial intelligence has not only greatly improved P&G’s candidate experience, it’s also given the company greater access to diverse talent, says Dan Bologna, P&G’s global assessment leader.

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HR Trends 2020: Top Insights of what’s to come.

Sergio Caredda

AON adds the concept of Resilience as an additional trait for the workforce of the future, capable of coping with an increased rate of transformation (something we have seen as well ).

HR Trends 2020: Top Insights of what's to come.

Sergio Caredda

AON adds the concept of Resilience as an additional trait for the workforce of the future, capable of coping with an increased rate of transformation (something we have seen as well ).

5 Pillars of Great Leadership

Achievers

Employee engagement, according to Aon , Deloitte , Gallup , and thousands of scholarly articles, is one of the greatest game-changing mechanisms for companies looking to accelerate performance, exceed desired results and outperform their competitors. Despite the vast diversity of effective leadership experiences recounted, there were certain common threads in how people define great leadership that were repeated time and again. By: Stephen de Groot President, Myriad Consulting.

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Jump into the Talent Pool

HR Daily Advisor

Since specific future needs can change over time, the talent pool approach brings the advantage of flexibility by providing a broader diversity of talent earlier in the careers HiPos who can be developed to meet needs as they emerge. A 2013 white paper by Aon consultants recommends assessing a candidate’s potential along specific dimensions, such as cognitive, personality, learning, motivation, leadership, performance, and cultural fit.

Chances Are You’re Buying Too Much Talent. It’s Time to Build and Borrow.

Degreed

People allocation is as powerful as financial allocation,” said Aon CEO Greg Case , whose close partnership with his CFO and CHRO ensures the company has the right talent to meet the challenges of the future. The lifespan of large, successful companies has never been shorter.

leadership development: solving australia’s leadership woes

O.C. Tanner

A recent study by Aon Hewitt found that senior leadership over any other factor has the biggest impact on creating a high performance work culture, but 40% of survey respondents believe their leaders lack the skill to build and sustain a healthy corporate culture. Along with very little ethnic and cultural diversity within Australia’s business leadership, there is a large gender representation gap. A Dire Situation.

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How 13 organizations climbed the best employers lists

CultureAmp

Apple’s Fortune 500 profile also includes information on how Apple is creating a more diverse and inclusive workforce. Fortune also recently released an inside look at Google’s diversity efforts. Business Insider also highlights gender diversity at Bristol-Myers Squibb, reporting that 54% of employees are female and 46% male. They believe that their diversity fuels innovation.

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People with Disabilities: An Underutilized and Growing Talent Pool

HR Daily Advisor

The reality is that the talent pool of people with disabilities remains underutilized, even though it includes job seekers with a wide and diverse range of education, degrees, professional certifications, work experience and skills. Ranging across industries and business lines, our clients include some familiar brands such as PepsiCo, Synchrony Financial, American Express, Aon and Staples. People with disabilities are no different and cut across all dimensions of diversity.

Future-Proof Your Organization with Talent Pools

HR Daily Advisor

Since specific future needs can change over time, the talent pool approach brings the advantage of flexibility by providing a broader diversity of talent earlier in their careers who can be developed to meet needs as they emerge. A 2013 white paper by Aon consultants recommends assessing a candidate’s potential along the specific dimensions such as cognitive, personality, learning, motivation, leadership, performance and cultural fit.

The 8 Key Components Of Employee Engagement

Vantage Circle

Ken Oehler of Aon lays down the benefits of having engaged employees. Team projects, working with diverse sets of employees helps resolve miscommunication and builds trust among peers. Employee engagement levels reached their all time high of 65 percent in 2017.

The Incredibly Shrinking Carrier Market

HRExecutive

We believe that this transaction will allow us to enhance our competitive position and be better positioned to apply the insights and access of a broad network and dedicated local presence to the health care challenges of the increasingly diverse markets, membership, and communities we serve. It’s official: Anthem announced this morning plans to purchase Cigna for more than $48 billion.

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Next Generation Classroom: Adapting to Generational Learning

Effortless HR

So how do you train a widely diverse workforce? According to Aon One , the best combination of methods for learning are as follows: 70% on-the-job. Employee education is essential to the long-term success of every business. As needs and trends change, training must be in place and adapt to both new and seasoned employees for higher productivity, effectiveness and self-fulfillment. A clear understanding of how training contributes to employee motivation and business ROI is critical.

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The 8 Key Components Of Employee Engagement

Vantage Circle

Ken Oehler of Aon lays down the benefits of having engaged employees. Team projects, working with diverse sets of employees helps resolve miscommunication and builds trust among peers. Employee engagement levels reached their all time high of 65 percent in 2017. Organisations are finally taking into account that employee engagement is more than just a corporate buzzword.

The 8 Key Components Of Employee Engagement

Vantage Circle

Ken Oehler of Aon lays down the benefits of having engaged employees. Team projects, working with diverse sets of employees helps resolve miscommunication and builds trust among peers. Employee engagement levels reached their all time high of 65 percent in 2017. Organisations are finally taking into account that employee engagement is more than just a corporate buzzword.

Why UK Organisations Need to Support Employee Career Progression

Saba

Research by Aon Hewitt and others show that formalising career management and employee development has a direct impact on employee engagement. Organisations also need to think about providing a breadth of diverse opportunities and experiences for employees – such as cross-functional working, special projects and short work secondments that help to boost their employability going forward.

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The Six Steps To Build A Remarkable Workplace

TalentCulture

By prioritizing people-centric initiatives, their companies achieve on average at least four times the profit growth (Aon Hewitt People Practices Inventory 2011) and three times the share market returns (Russell Investment Group 2011) compared to average companies. This shows that there’s an enormous upside for CEOs who embrace people practices and realize that building a remarkable workplace is no longer a business diversion.