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.) is consistently cited as one of the top issues facing organizations today. 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.

Workforce Planning for Your Next Fiscal Year in a Time of Uncertainty

Cisive

While it is challenging to have strategic business conversations around budget, staffing and headcount while we are working in a time of uncertainty, we still have to be able to plan for our company’s future. How do we do this for the next 12 to 24 months? Planning.

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6 Ways to Overcome the Obstacles of Workforce Planning

Pingboard

The workforce is evolving. An organization’s workforce planning efforts are now more important than ever before. There are a whole host of benefits that come with strategic workforce planning, from helping the company ensure the right people are in the right roles, to improving efficiency, new hire onboarding, and employee engagement. Understanding the Common Workforce Planning Obstacles.

Successful People Analytics Change Management Starts with the Right Vision and Goals

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Outsmart, the leading people analytics and workforce planning conference, takes place online on May 5-6, 2021. A solid change management strategy is woven into many of the success stories you’ll hear at Outsmart so we’re excited to bring you this article on the topic.

6 Training Ideas for a Smoother HR Technology Rollout

Visier

Training colleagues to use a new HR technology can be daunting and there is a lot of pressure to get it right. If users feel frustrated and uncertain while using a new tool, such as a workforce intelligence (WFI) solution , they may return to the old methods of figuring out their HR data despite how antiquated or cumbersome they are. Planning and communication were key to success. The “issue” was resolved in a single mouse click. By the way, quickly is relative.

Oracle Invites Leaders to Discuss Strategic Workforce Planning Strategies in the Face of COVID-19

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Sign up for the webinar. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted businesses of all sizes, forcing many to move away from their 2020 business growth goals and instead pursue efforts that preserve business continuity. For those interested in participating, sign up on the registration page.

Workday Podcast: Getting in on the Act with Active Planning

Workday

Making a plan isn’t typically the hard part, but sticking to it is. Today, technology can enable active planning, which is updated continuously and can guide the business. I talked to Kerman Lau, vice president of financial planning and analysis at Adaptive Insights, about active planning: what it is, why it matters, and what successful planning looks like. Listen on SoundCloud: Workday Podcast: Getting in on the Act with Active Planning.

Transform your culture: Lessons from a cooperative, First Credit Union for #CeridianCXDay

Ceridian

Learn how we celebrated our annual Customer Experience (CX) Day on Twitter ! By: Angie Poulsen, Human Resource Manager at First Credit Union & Insurance. Given the great influence that corporate culture has on the overall performance and success of your organization, you can’t afford to ignore it. When I was first recruited by First Credit Union, having the opportunity to learn from Sandra McDowell , VP of Communications and Culture, was a huge draw.

The Business Case for Outplacement

Career Partners International

In today’s business environment, change is inevitable and can result in some tough choices. Redundancy and redeployment can be a challenging and emotive time for the organization, the team who remains, and for affected individuals. Investing in outplacement support can, therefore, feel at odds with the organizational objective. However, the right support delivers benefits that far surpass the financial outlay. Individuals all react differently to change.

AAA NCNU: On the Road to Planning Nirvana

Workday

We spoke recently with Dustin Cramer, vice president of financial planning and analysis at AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah (NCNU), which provides automotive, insurance, and travel services to more than 5.7 Cramer shared his thoughts on the company’s new approach to budgeting and planning with Workday. How has the business landscape changed for AAA NCNU, and how has your Workday journey evolved? I think the major difference is simplicity.

Leadership Perspective: Are Traditional Measures of Workforce Diversity Outdated?

Inpower Coaching

Despite being the #1 recruiting trend for 2018 for businesses, and despite decades of trying to improve workforce diversity demographics in the workplace, the commercial sector has made little progress. I believe this supports the theory that homogeneous workplaces are more the result of unconscious bias than a lack of awareness, policy, training or outright bigotry. Racial and gender diversity of the workforce matters even more than gender alone.

Reorganizing for the future: Eight federal workforce perspectives

HR Times

With the President’s March 13, 2017, signed Executive Order (EO), each federal agency has an opportunity to rethink its operations to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability of the organization. The guidance issued by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on April 12 provides additional direction to agencies, specifically around six factors to address in their plans, to include workforce reductions and cost savings.

What Are Microcredentials?

Career Metis

The transformation of the workplace through technology has modernized our learning methods and how it is recognized. However, traditional models and frameworks for professional growth recognition to provide career opportunities don’t suffice the needs of the workforce members.

Reorganizing for the future: Eight federal workforce perspectives

HR Times

With the President’s March 13, 2017, signed Executive Order (EO), each federal agency has an opportunity to rethink its operations to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability of the organization. The guidance issued by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on April 12 provides additional direction to agencies, specifically around six factors to address in their plans, to include workforce reductions and cost savings.

2 Surveys = 6 ROIs: When Companies Invest in Learning and Development

CakeHR

Combine the results of two 2018 surveys, one by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Future Workforce Strategy and the other by LinkedIn on Learning and Development (L & D) and you can splice together an ROI opportunity that HR departments (and CEOs) around the world should embrace. . The workforce agrees, training for soft skills is the #1 priority. Envisaged Workforce Strategies. The surging U.S.

Workforce Readiness: The Learning Metric that Leads to Real ROI (i4cp login required)

i4cp

If it wasn’t obvious before, the COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the importance of organizational agility. Indeed, the ability to anticipate, adapt, and act on change is no longer a nice-to-have. This need for ongoing learning will continue to accelerate.

3 Things We Learned from The Age of People Analytics Report

Visier

The role of people analytics in any successful organization should not be underestimated. As the Principal of Research and Customer Value at Visier, I understand the importance of using data to drive business strategy and inform decisions. The impact of this finding is far-reaching. Those advanced organizations reap benefits across a number of indicators, highlighting a clear business case for improving the use of analytics to drive business strategy.

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The Skills to Reskill

HRO Today

According to SHRM’s The Global Skills Shortage study, 83 percent of HR professionals have had trouble recruiting suitable candidates in the past 12 months, and 75 percent of these struggling leaders attribute their difficulties to a lack of available skills. The Power of Data.

How people analytics can help your business

Insperity

Yet, if you’re like most businesses, the idea of incorporating advanced analytics into your HR practice is fairly new. That’s important because HR analytics can help business leaders at companies of all sizes make thoughtful, data-driven choices when planning their HR strategies.

What to Expect From Outsmart 2020

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Join HR practitioners all over the world for Outsmart, the global digital summit, LIVE online on June 3-4, 2020. Our presenters will also provide lessons learned and their strategies for tackling COVID-19 business recovery. See the full agenda here ).

10 Assignments for Human Resources Managers to Develop Future Skills

Huneety

The Covid-19 pandemic has put tremendous pressure on organizations to change the way they operate. To kickstart skilling efforts in the organization, CEOs know that resilience and the capacity to innovate are deeply rooted in the company’s human resources.

10 Assignments for Human Resources Managers to Develop Future Skills

Huneety

The Covid-19 pandemic has put tremendous pressure on organizations to change the way they operate. To kickstart skilling efforts in the organization, CEOs know that resilience and the capacity to innovate are deeply rooted in the company’s human resources.

5 Areas Where People Analytics Drives Critical Impact

Visier - Talent Acquisition

In fact, publicly-traded European companies using Visier have a 51% higher return on equity and 48% higher operating margins than the European average. Keep reading to explore why these priorities are more urgent today than ever before and how people analytics can move the needle.

Are We Resilient?

Compensation Cafe

It's become part of the conversation since we were sideswiped in the beginning of 2020. As the strategists at McKinsey point out : "2020 was a wake up call. It seems like the amount of energy we have can be relied on to get us through the first six to eight months post-Covid.

Effective People Analytics: the Importance of Taking Action

Analytics in HR

The interviewee said that “Insight without outcome is simply overhead.” While this is absolutely true, the comment leaves out another key component of effective people analytics: “Analytics without action is simply overhead.” . Taking action is the hardest part to create results.

10 Assignments For Human Resource Managers To Develop Future Skills

CuteHR

The Covid-19 pandemic has put tremendous pressure on organizations to change the way they operate: from sales and marketing, to finance and customer service. CEOs know that resilience and capacity to innovate are deeply rooted in the company’s human resources.

How to make workforce operations planning more flexible, resilient

Insperity

Now, with new disease variants rising, forward-thinking business leaders are starting to recognize that having a flexible strategy may be a long-term part of a company’s overall workforce operations planning. Are your workforce operations ready for future disruptive situations?

3 Things We Learned from The Age of People Analytics Report

Analytics in HR

The role of people analytics in any successful organization should not be underestimated. As the Principal of Research and Customer Value at Visier, I understand the importance of using data to drive business strategy and inform decisions. The impact of this finding is far-reaching. Those advanced organizations reap benefits across a number of indicators, highlighting a clear business case for improving the use of analytics to drive business strategy.

What Is People Analytics? An Essential Guide

Analytics in HR

Not too long ago, the mention of the phrase “people analytics” would be met with lots of head-scratching and blank stares in the workplace. Fast forward a few years later, and people analytics is at the center of Human Resources. The future of people analytics.

3 HR Roles of the Future

Digital HR Tech

We talk a lot about how technology is changing the world of work. And indeed, the combination of automation and the arrival of new technologies will lead to the extinction of certain jobs, but more importantly, it will push a lot of us to up-skill in order to get ready for the future. We also talk a lot about the role of HR in this digital transformation; how can HR help organizations and their employees to become future proof? The Chess Master.

People Analytics Lessons for Financial Services Leaders

Visier - Talent Acquisition

There is an increasing recognition that intangibles are the primary component of companies’ market value—up to 90% according to some estimates. Beyond the traditional sources of intangible value—software, intellectual property, “goodwill” from acquisitions, etc.—is

Secure the Right HR Business Partner Manager for the Future

Visier

Last week, I shared the job description for the People Analytics Leader (you can download the job description template for your use here). This week, I do the same for the strategic and data-driven HR Business Partner Manager ( template available here ). In my forthcoming research on people analytics enablement, I spoke with numerous organizations that reported less than 25% of their HRBPs understood the businesses they support.

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Case Studies: How Companies Use People Analytics to Achieve Results

Visier - Talent Acquisition

While there is countless evidence from research that people analytics and workforce planning deliver value to organizations , there is still the question of “how” exactly this value is achieved. The value from analytics comes from taking effective actions. The results.

Managing Transformation and Changes Using People Analytics

Digital HR Tech

We are living in a world that is changing at a lightning pace and overloaded with information, continual technological revolutions, and uncertainty, like the phase we all are going through with Covid-19. The consequences are radical. Figure 2 above explains the relationship.

When People Analytics grows up

Analytics in HR

We have all seen maturity models for Analytics, and they tend to focus mostly on the sophistication of analytics techniques, because they are generic data-science-maturity models applied to the HR and Management area (i.e. from reporting on historical events to prescriptive analytics using machine learning – i.e. the computer somehow telling you what to do). The Toddler People Analytics Team. There is often low trust in the basic reporting.