HR Future-Proofing vs. Firefighting: 5 Strategic Workforce Planning Tips


But with strategic workforce planning , it is possible to plan ahead — and not just react — in this rapidly changing business environment. Operational and Strategic Workforce Planning Defined. It does not replace operational planning.

A Guide to Strategic Workforce Planning

Analytics in HR

Workforce planning is often mentioned – but rarely explained. What is workforce planning, and how do you do it? When used well, strategic workforce planning enables HR to plan for the capabilities they need in the future. What is Workforce Planning?

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Driving Innovative Business Models through Workforce Planning


Workforce planning is one of the most critical competencies for an HR organization. Workforce planning can help a business answer questions ranging from how many people it needs, where they should be located, what jobs they should do, how much they should be paid, and even whether they should be working for your company. That’s where workforce planning comes in. My previous post discusses the fundamentals of workforce planning.

5 Essential Workforce Planning Tools for any HR professional

Analytics in HR

Workforce planning tools are an essential part of the HR professional’s toolkit. In this article we’ll go over 5 strategic workforce planning tools, explain their use and give examples and excel templates on how to use them. What are workforce planning tools?

4 TED Talks That Anyone Focusing on Workforce Planning Should Watch


Here are 4 TED talks that cover topics ranging from how individuals are organized in the workplace to designing remote work teams for maximum productivity: 1. Rainer Strack, “ The Workforce Crisis of 2030 – and How to Start Solving it Now ”. Article live org charts workforce planning

Best Human Resources Book You Should Read in 2020


In 2020, there are a plethora of human resource management books to choose from. The following is a carefully curated list of the best of the best human resource management books. In Lowisz’s book, he argues that 2020 is the decade where updates to the hiring process should be made.

How Customers Are Using Workday to Respond to COVID-19


Many customers have common needs—like paying their employees on time, identifying new resources and skills, and closing their books remotely—but what’s happening in their specific industries is driving their individual needs.

3 Lessons Companies Are Learning (So Far) with Remote Work


As companies continue to grapple with the technological, managerial, and human challenges of telecommuting, they’re also shaping the future of work, as highlighted during a session at a recent CNBC@Work livestream event , “Managing a (Suddenly Remote) Workforce,” sponsored by Workday.

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics reading list

Littal Shemer

These books can change your career: People Analytics reading list. There are too many professional books one can read in a life span. This list of People Analytics books is not exceptional. Strategic Workforce Planning: Developing Optimized Talent Strategies for Future Growth.

Knowing the Customer: How CRM Skills Have Come to Define Careers

Burning Glass Technologies

The days of the sales order book and Rolodex are over, and one of the fastest-growing areas for digital skills in the job market is Customer Relationship Management (CRM) , the catch-all term for a range of software packages that track sales and fundraising contacts.

4 Ways to Build Agile Teams Using People Analytics


Furthermore, the process that supports allocating people to teams (headcount planning) does not take into consideration important details about team formation, turnover trends, or projected employee movement. More Agile Workforce Planning.

Are High-Skill Occupations “Safe” from Automation?


When Amazon first arrived on the scene, books were its early focus for product selection, buyer insights, distribution and pricing. Obviously,” consumers would always want to experience such products by physically shopping, touching, smelling and trying them on.

The role of Recruitment in Integrated Talent Management

Strategic HCM

There are then eight indirect relationships: leadership development and succession, workforce planning, performance management, offboarding, retention, the innovation function, merger and acquisition teams and shared skills functions (temporary reassignments during slack periods).

Important Lessons From the Slower-Growing Gig Economy


They scour big box stores such as Target for clearance deals on products like water bottles, which they then buy for $5 and sell on Amazon for $19.95. That perspective will cause you to miss things like retail arbitrage, which may hold important insights for your workforce planning.

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How Does Turnover Impact Your Organization’s Bottom Line?


Every aspect of losing an employee and hiring another has a price tag; recruiting, hiring, onboarding, developing talent, and bringing them up to the same level of productivity as the previous employee all have hard costs.

How to mobilize & develop your workforce during uncertain times

Paddle HR

We’ve found that our clients and partners in HR have swiftly responded to challenges including the need to manage an increasingly displaced workforce. The answer: Doubling down on workforce development and the up-skilling of employees. Book a Demo.

Finding Meaning in Data

HRO Today

A people analytics strategy that draws data from all segments of the business is key to effective workforce planning and management. For such a data-rich function, HR can seem behind the curve when it comes to making the most of the numbers it records about the workforce.

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Impress Your CEO With These Strategic Business Impact Recruiting Metrics


This overall HR metric demonstrates the increasing revenue value that your workforce is creating as a result of good HR and recruiting. And it is easily compared between firms in the same industry to demonstrate that your workforce is more productive than your competitor’s.

Accountability Charts vs. Org Charts: A Primer


According to Jacob Morgan , author of the book The Future of Work , the traditional hierarchical structure of an org chart has, “permeated virtually every company around the world regardless of size, industry, or location.” Support for workforce planning.

Opioid Crisis: Determining the Impact to Your Workplace


While people struggling with drug dependencies are more likely to be out of work than those who are not, 75% of people with addiction issues are in the workforce, creating a roster of challenges for organizations of all sizes. Step #3: Plan Ahead.

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Performance management: Will changing the name change the game?

Bersin with Deloitte

Organizations that move to this state have superior business and workforce outcomes (see the following figure). GPS also expands to Grow-Perform-Succeed , inspired by Dr. Carol Dweck’s book Mindset. Posted by Kathi Enderes and Nehal Nangia on May 9, 2019.

3 Reasons Innovation is more Important than Employee Engagement


One of the issues I’ve always had with the broader discussion around innovation is that it’s almost always in reference to product innovation. Recently I finished reading a book called Cultural Transformations: Lessons on Leadership and Corporate Reinvention.

Tom Peters' new rules on Human Capital ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

Buy my book at Amazon. Buy my book at Amazon UK. The article suggests that countries prime source of growth, productivity, wealth creation and social stability is the way local organisations maximise the gross domestic development s their workforces. Book review. (55).

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How can HR leaders manage challenges in the new realities of working at home?

Vantage Circle

When leaders recognize and deal with these four challenges, remote workers feel less isolated, experience more connection, and increase productivity and well being. We have called this work task planning that evolves workforce planning.

Diary of a Deployment: Workday Adopts Adaptive Insights Business Planning Cloud


Today at Workday Rising , I had the pleasure of joining Tom Bogan, CEO of Adaptive Insights, on stage to announce that Workday is now live on Adaptive Insights Business Planning Cloud—only 10 short weeks from when we kicked off the deployment. I’m incredibly excited by what this means for Workday and the ability of our financial planning and analysis (FP&A) team to help guide the business with insight. Plan the Work, Work the Plan.

How to be an HR department of one


To meet maximum productivity and success, it’s important that you, as the singular HR employee, focus on three major areas: the pre-employment phase, onboarding and management training. Strategy and planning

Impress Your CEO With These Strategic Business Impact Recruiting Metrics


This overall HR metric demonstrates the increasing revenue value that your workforce is creating as a result of good HR and recruiting. And it is easily compared between firms in the same industry to demonstrate that your workforce is more productive than your competitor’s.

Your Guide to AI Talent Acquisition


Long-range workforce planning and finding specialists, top executives, and strategically important talent are critical pieces of talent acquisition. . Workforce Planning and Strategy. Based on this information, develop a strategic plan to meet those demands.

The 10 Most Popular Articles Among Recruiters This Week

Linkedin Talent Blog

33 Questions Smart Product Managers Ask In Job Interviews -- by Melissa Hopkins. 7 CEOs share the books that transformed their lives -- by Aja Frost. How Hershey Used Data to Increase Retention Rates and Improve Workforce Planning -- by Gregory Lewis.

The HR Leadership Revolution — Will You Thrive?


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. Have an Informed Point of View on Workforce Cost Concerns.

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8 Good Things We All Can Learn From Millenials

TLNT: The Business of HR

Millennials have shaped and consumed innovations and they will soon be the most dominant generation in the workforce. Offering this flexibility to the workforce is a huge differentiator to attract and retain talent. Have your workforce reflect your customer base.

How talent optimization can help you hire and retain

PI Worldwide

That’s why more and more companies are investing in tools that analyze employee data “to better hire, manage, retain, and optimize their workforce.” When used, HR leaders reported seeing improvements to the retention of top performers, gains in employee engagement, better workforce planning, and increased awareness of team growth and opportunities to promote. Takeaway #5: Businesses aren’t investing enough in workforce analytics.

Balancing data and judgment in HR decision making

Steve Boese

A few weeks ago I did an HR Happy Hour Show with Joshua Gans , co-author of the excellent book Prediction Machines. On the show, we talked about one of the central ideas in the book - the continuing importance of human judgment in decision making, even in an environment where advances in AI technology make predictions (essentially options) more available, numerous, and inexpensive.

Dealing with the opioid crisis: 3 important steps for HR

HR Morning

In this guest post, Ian Cook, head of workforce solutions at Visier, offers three critical steps HR should be taking to deal with the opioid crisis. Indeed, it can be productive to view the issue through a compassionate lens. Step #3: Plan ahead.

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The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

Price : 625 GBP for HR professionals (two days pass), 10% discount for group bookings (two or more people). This summit was designed to embrace a fully digital workforce. Key themes include: Meaningful Employee Experiences, Talent Analytics, How to Future-Proof Your Workforce, Advancing the D&I Agenda, and Performance Management for teams and agile environments. And what a great excuse to hit the Swiss slopes the weekend following the event, book your cabin!