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Why Benchmarking 2.0 is a Must-Have for Influential HR Leaders


This all changed in 1980, when Dr. Jac Fitz-enz — now celebrated as the father of human capital strategic analysis and measurement — founded the Saratoga Institute , and developed the first international HR benchmarking service. Enter HR Benchmarking 2.0:

Why Benchmarking 2.0 is a Must-Have for Influential HR Leaders


This all changed in 1980, when Dr. Jac Fitz-enz — now celebrated as the father of modern HR — founded the Saratoga Institute , and developed the first international HR benchmarking service. Enter HR Benchmarking 2.0: The post Why Benchmarking 2.0

How does your organization stack up?

Bersin with Deloitte

Such benchmarks are critical inputs in strategic planning and spending decisions. But where can leaders find reliable data? Bersin is in the process of collecting data for the 2019 Global Human Capital Benchmark Survey, and we hope you will help!

When You Need to Move Beyond Data for Pay Decisions

Compensation Today

Data, data, data. We live, love and dream about data here at PayScale, and big data is driving business and pay decisions across industries and functions. Here are some examples: You Compete With a Different Location, Industry or Company Size for Talent.

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10 Reasons To Shift To A Data-Driven High Business Impact HR Model


In order to move from this “list of challenges” to the “corporate asset list,” I have found that HR and its key functions like recruiting, retention and learning must move to dramatically increase their measurable business impacts by adopting analytics and data-driven decision-making.

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5 Ways To Benchmark Your Digital Learning Strategy


However, many organizations aren’t moving fast enough to provide leaders and employees with the skills to compete and win in a digitally transformed world. This minimizes disruptions in productivity, adapting knowledge transfer based on each person’s timetable and progress.

LinkedIn Talent Insights Gives You the Real-Time, Accurate Talent Data You Need

Linkedin Talent Blog

This is our first self-serve data product that taps into LinkedIn’s network of 575M+ professionals, 20M+ companies and 15M+ active job listings to empower you with the insights you need. Make the insights actionable: ensure that anyone can interpret the data. Product Updates

HR Analytics – The “GPS” of True HR Transformation


Numbers behind HR – benchmarking & analytics. With Lessak’s and Deloitte’s approaches, it’s about leveraging benchmarking and analytics to – again – measure the impacts of the investments.

Five Key Benefits Big Data Can Deliver For Finance: Part 2

SAP Innovation

Finance professionals and experts interviewed by the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) for its upcoming FP&A Guide , How Finance Can Get Ready for Big Data , releasing April 12, pointed out five key benefits finance can achieve from adopting Big Data strategies. The key benefits for incorporating Big Data strategies into FP&A is improving predictability. A data-driven finance department can better look forward and identify leading indicators.

TalentGuard Adds Deep Neural Network Machine Translation into it’s Product Suite


today announced that Microsoft’s Translator technology powers translation features across TalentGuard’s product suite including Performance, Career Pathing, Succession Planning, Certification Tracking and 360 Feedback. TalentGuard is a global provider of competency-based talent management solutions delivered as Software-as-a-Service. Additional Information: TalentGuard Product Suite Overview.

It’s About More Than HR: Analytics Learnings from Tom Davenport and Dr. John Sullivan


It brought to mind what Dave Ulrich — the author of modern HR and a past Visier Outsmart speaker — and his team wrote in their paper The New HR Competencies: Business Partnering from the Outside-In : “High-performing HR professionals think and act from the outside-in.

Gamification in recruiting: How and why to give it a shot


Games give them the chance to showcase their actual competencies and their agility. I recently spoke with David Szilagyi, Founder and CEO of , a company that creates games to help their customers hire better (full disclosure: Benchmark will be a Workable partner soon!

15 Steps For Selecting A Talent Assessment Solution That Predicts Business Performance

Talent Analytics

1st, a system reads “input” data – perhaps assessment scores or CV information. 2nd, the system does some math to apply a “predictive model” to the input data. If you are using a talent assessment alone this is just input data. Do They Care About Your Outcome Data?

8 Reasons Why Your Employee Engagement Survey Scores Are Stagnant - DecisionWise


The actions we take on survey data create change. Senior management does not consider gathering employee survey data part of an activity to improve. Comparing your organization to benchmarks is leading to the wrong conclusions. Benchmarks are based on averages.

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HR Must Modernize to Meet New Employee Demands

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

The talented, high achievers on whom companies depend on to compete and win now expect any information they need to be instantly available, whenever and wherever they need it, from any device. Big data and predictive analytics were big topics of conversation among business leaders last year.

Why Ranking Employees Against Each Other Doesn’t Work


At one point, we all used benchmarks: From childhood through higher education, we had clear grades presented to us multiple times a year to let us know exactly where we stood in comparison to a mandated rubric. Some of us found being measured against that external benchmark comforting, and some found it asinine. So let’s make the case tighter: Ranking software engineers at about the same level, working on the same product team.

5 ways to improve your customer service experience

Qualtrics HR

Customer Experience (CX) is the future of business and companies who don’t get on board will have trouble competing in an evolving marketplace. 81% of companies say they will compete mostly or fully on customer experience alone. Create a Benchmark for Your Customer Service Experience.

Diversity in the Workplace Statistics: Job Seeker Survey Reveals What Matters


Download the Employer Benchmark Report to find out. Employers are stepping up their game to compete and win valued talent, but job seekers have the leverage to choose the employer that best meets their needs. Find out which one in the Diversity Recruiting: Employer Benchmark Report.

Ten orthodoxies that distract us from real leadership development

Bersin with Deloitte

As stated in Deloitte’s “ Cause Effect ” study, “success” should move from accomplishment of goals to unique and lasting impact on a market, product, society, community, or body of work. Orthodoxy 6: Benchmarking against what others are doing helps us determine what we should do.

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders


The next step is then to integrate them into your performance review process as core leadership competencies.

3 Hiring Metrics Your Team Should Track to Boost Hiring Efficiency


With Insights, business owners and HR leaders can gain visibility into hiring performance across locations and managers, and compare results to peers using industry-specific benchmarks.

HRExaminer Watchlist: Intelligent Overlay Rooted in Assessment: IBM

HR Examiner

IBM Watson Talent Frameworks is a ready-to-use job taxonomy and competency library. It provides industry benchmarks across 3,000+ job profiles and 2,000+ associated skills that have been developed over 30 years and can be personalized and curated with Watson.

Developing a Compensation Plan, Step 2: Define Your Strategy

Compensation Today

The next two lessons in building your compensation plan will teach you how to perform compensation benchmarking. The markets you select should reflect where you compete for talent (not business). They may also compete in another market altogether for their physicians.

Brand-building tips from Stance founder and CEO Jeff Kearl

Qualtrics HR

Of course you could compete on price – but saturated and competitive markets mean you would ultimately be in a race to the bottom. Take the product, for example. 10 years ago it would have been fair to argue socks were not a unique product to sell.

Five Essential Fixes for Amateur Talent Management Tactics


Amateur Tactic #2: Drain Productivity With Killjoy Policies. Concerned that this distraction will sap productivity, the manager asks you to tighten leave request policies and develop a disciplinary policy for anyone watching the game while at his or her desk.

Here’s How a Slow Hiring Process Impacts Your Bottom Line


According to the Society for Human Resources Management Human Capital Benchmarking Report, the median cost per hire for US companies is $2,000. For each day a position goes unfilled, the organization loses productivity, as the position’s tasks remain undone. Dig Into Your Hiring Data.

Avoid Lost CNA and Caregiver Applicants with Simple Hiring Improvements


Costs can include investing more in recruitment marketing channels such as job boards, time spent on unqualified applicants and lost productivity due to open roles. Without visibility into this data, you’ll risk overlooking some applicants completely and take too long to review others.

The Business Impact of Candidate Experience


Social media has given consumers an open forum to share both good and bad product and service experiences to all who will listen. Per the Talent Board Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards and Benchmark Research, that’s finally changing for the better.

Corporate responsibility meets citizenship: A new role for HR

Bersin with Deloitte

Despite the influx of technology, productivity is slowing. Growth will increasingly depend on the quality of labor, too—engagement, productivity, and learning will be the growth drivers for the future. There to help you benchmark and identify compensation gaps.

4 Ways to Ramp Up Your Executive Search Associates Faster

Thrive TRM

A recent survey by the benchmarking organization APQC reported that sourcing is the most important area for innovation in talent acquisition. Keep all your search data in one spot. This can happen when sourcing staff and recruiters lack access to the same data.

Elements of A Great Employee Performance Management System


However, designing an effective competency framework positions any business as an agile, flexible operation where Baby Boomers, Millennials and Gen X and Y workers can count on their work being valued on output and performance instead of how their work is accomplished logistically. Research shows that the performance management process is expected to improve productivity by at least 25 percent.

Six Sigma applied to HR Analytics: An Introduction

Analytics in HR

Today, data science touches every aspect of business functions. The best data science practices are known to combine management tools with statistical- and machine learning insights. Fundamentally, Six Sigma is a data driven methodology to improve the quality of a process (i.e.

8 Hiring Best Practices to Recruit Top Talent


Skills testing is one of the best methods to help you avoid hiring the wrong people who don’t have the competencies your hiring managers are looking for. You can screen for these competencies as well as cultural fit, ensuring an improvement in candidate quality and, in the long term, retention of your top talent. In today’s talent marketplace, companies are competing for talent and must move quickly to make hiring decisions.

Gamification in recruiting: How and why to give it a shot


Games give them the chance to showcase their actual competencies and their agility. I recently spoke with David Szilagyi, Founder and CEO of , a company that creates games to help their customers hire better (full disclosure: Benchmark will be a Workable partner soon!

15 HR Analytics Case Studies with Business Impact

Analytics in HR

In an article titled Competing on Talent Analytics , the authors describe their research in multiple large companies in the US. According to the report , productivity has also improved while recruitment cost have fallen.

3 Common Misconceptions about AI in HR


Businesses can benchmark talent for tany given role with 120 attributes to choose from. The platform calculates the percentage of how suitable a person is for a role based on the benchmarks a manager has set. What worries people most about adopting AI in HR?

HR Supercharged: How Modern Tech is Changing Work

ClearCompany HRM

There are ways to identify A Players based on data from current and past employees, and with the right system to help HR teams analyze this data, it can make the best hiring decision clearer. HR teams are accomplishing this by integrating their performance management data back into the hiring process in order to hire more great employees. Employees rely on performance tools to monitor productivity and plan for reviews.