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.) 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. Automated workforce management solutions can also help to reduce unplanned overtime.

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. However, despite the wide array of benefits that come with it, many organizations still struggle with workforce planning.

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Workforce planning strategies to meet the federal hiring freeze

HR Times

Will the hiring freeze issued on January 22, 2017, by the White House be part of a longer-term strategy to reshape the federal workforce? How will a reshaped workforce impact agencies’ abilities to support operations and mission needs? On January 31, 2017, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued further guidance to help agencies understand the fairly long list of authorized exemptions.

How Hershey Used Data to Increase Retention Rates and Improve Workforce Planning

Linkedin Talent Blog

In order to proactively plan for hiring needs ahead of time, Hershey needed a systematic process to predict attrition. And that’s exactly what Sean Kirlin , Senior Manager of HR Operations & Systems, and Emilie Thomas , Director of Advanced Analytics, set out to build with their teams at Hershey. Sean and Emilie embraced people analytics because they knew how to drive results with data: now they’re putting those skills into action. “We Number of managers.

6 Training Ideas for a Smoother HR Technology Rollout

Visier

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. When I led the training during the roll out of the Visier Workforce Intelligence solution to City of Edmonton employees, I wanted to ensure that every lesson I prepared would make mastering the self-service analytics solution easy and uncomplicated.

HR Data Quality

HR Examiner

Neil McCormick and Dr. Chris Andrews discuss the need for a globally recognized, structured approach, to managing and maintaining the overall workforce data quality in organizations. HR Data Quality. It is apparent that the ongoing globalization of Human Resource Standards and Human Capital reporting, in particular, will drive the need for better quality HR data. His statement that ‘ Data depreciates.

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4 Foundations of Data-Driven HR

Analytics in HR

In 2018, HR metrics & analytics was deemed the least effective area of HR (out of 23 different areas which include headache topics like change management and workforce planning). When we dug deeper into the data, we could see that over one-third of HR departments are challenged to move beyond basic measurements of data like turnover. The Foundations of Data-Driven HR. Data Plan at a Glance – Selecting Metrics that Matter.

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?

The Business Case for Outplacement

Career Partners International

In today’s business environment, change is inevitable and can result in some tough choices. Periods of change can sometimes result in poor productivity. Change naturally makes people feel anxious and unsettled, leading them to explore the external market. Individuals all react differently to change. Typically, individuals faced with change undergo a rollercoaster of emotions from anxiety to denial to fear. Change Management Featured Insights News Outplacement

Unleash 2019: It’s All About Smart Data and Reboot(ing) HR

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Your guide to Unleash from a Smart Data Perspective. So, if you are too, here’s your guide to the two+ day event based on perusing the entire “Smart Data” track, for which I actually will be the session introducer. This year, the sessions are dealing with explicit challenges of hiring, developing, retaining, and overarching organizational issues around workforce planning as well as new innovations in security of payroll. Key sessions to attend on the Smart Data Track.

Reorganizing for the future: Eight federal workforce perspectives

HR Times

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. Each agency is required to submit an initial plan to OMB by June 30 with a final plan due on September 30. Federal workforce programs are many times viewed as an “easier means” to cut costs.

Reorganizing for the future: Eight federal workforce perspectives

HR Times

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. Each agency is required to submit an initial plan to OMB by June 30 with a final plan due on September 30. Federal workforce programs are many times viewed as an “easier means” to cut costs.

3 Things We Learned from The Age of People Analytics Report

Visier

As the Principal of Research and Customer Value at Visier, I understand the importance of using data to drive business strategy and inform decisions. Overall, the report found that profit margins of advanced organizations are 56% higher than those of less advanced–referred to as “emerging,” in terms of their technology, people and change management practices, in the report–while return on assets for advanced organizations is 22% higher than these emerging organizations.

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Compensation Singularities

Compensation Cafe

The Compensation Singularity Rule (CSR) states, in part: A singular compensation data point is vastly more reliable and is far more effective for determining true market rates than hundreds of thousands of compensation survey data points, provided that the singular data point is sufficiently large compared to the median survey rate. Base Salaries Data and Analytics Surveys Compensation Singularity compensation surveys competitive analysis market pricing

How people analytics can help your business

Insperity

Thanks to technology and innovative approaches to data collection, however, what was once seen as complex and only available to large corporations is becoming more accessible and mainstream. To help you get some answers, let’s take a closer look at how HR analytics can better your workforce.

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. Present a digital transformation strategy to top management. Measure actionable indicators and present them to management.

Secure the Right HR Business Partner Manager for the Future

Visier

This week, I do the same for the strategic and data-driven HR Business Partner Manager ( template available here ). Furthermore, the HR leaders I interviewed said that only between 10-25% of their HRBPs are analytical; yet, these HRBPs are being asked to bring analytics to the rest of the business and promote a data-driven culture. The key to transforming the role of HRBPs is putting the right HRBP Manager in charge of this team. Learn to tell a story with data.

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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. All these changes are transforming the way we live, how we communicate with each other, how we create and share knowledge, how we do our personal stuff, and even how we manage a relationship. Using people analytics in organizational change.

7 Skills HR Technologists Will Need in the Next Eight Years

Visier

This has been true as long as the workplace has existed, but what has changed is how fast technology is disrupting the way we live and work. Technology impacts all of us personally in how we communicate, make purchases, plan travel, find love, discover a great restaurant, or get a ride across town. The disruption to how we work has been just as profound, and it has led to changes in the very nature of work and the skills that the HR Technologist of the future will need.

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3 HR Roles of the Future

Digital HR Tech

We talk a lot about how technology is changing the world of work. 15% believes the most important (soft) skills to develop in 2019 are problem-solving, problem analysis, change management and negotiation abilities. Strategic workforce planning. 10% of the survey respondents indicated strategic workforce planning as their most required skill to develop. Design thinking & stakeholder management. One of them being succession planning.

What to Expect From Outsmart 2020

Visier - Talent Acquisition

In two weeks, you’ll have the opportunity to join HR and people analytics practitioners from all over the world for two days of people analytics and workforce planning learning. . Read on to see what else we’ve got planned to inspire you and help you connect with others in the industry! You’ll hear from Dr. Roberta Bondar and Dave Ulrich on leading through change and the future of work.

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. I have previously written a post about why that model is incomplete, and why having a strong business focus and grounding People Analytics in Social Science, change management and common sense is a better approach.

The Skills to Reskill

HRO Today

The accelerating pace of technological change is exacerbating the talent dilemma, shortening the shelf life of skills and shifting the demands of work in the digital age. Most industries are introducing new digital tools and automation to free up employees’ time to focus on more strategic tasks and innovation,” says Mike Hughes, managing director at West Monroe Partners. “In Employers have begun to make efforts to develop their workforce’s skills but more progress is needed.

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. Often, the data will drive the need for more analysis. For example, one story shows how by digging deeper into high performer turnover data, the HR leaders were able to hone in on the exact team (software development) and location (Krakow, Poland) where turnover was highest.

What is People Analytics and How Do I Get Started?

Visier - Talent Acquisition

People analytics (also commonly known as HR analytics or workforce analytics) is the practice of collecting and transforming HR data and organizational data into actionable insights that improve the way you do business. This information is presented in easily understandable graphs, charts, visualizations, questions, and answers using data extracted from the HR tools you’re already using. ” Find your data champions. Be prepared to clean up your data.

3 Things We Learned from The Age of People Analytics Report

Analytics in HR

As the Principal of Research and Customer Value at Visier, I understand the importance of using data to drive business strategy and inform decisions. Overall, the report found that profit margins of advanced organizations are 56% higher than those of less advanced–referred to as “emerging,” in terms of their technology, people and change management practices, in the report–while return on assets for advanced organizations is 22% higher than these emerging organizations.

People Behind Visier: Lecayle Hubert

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Customer Education Manager Residence: I moved to Grand Forks, BC (not the Grand Forks in North Dakota)! Naturally, she looked into it and watched Dave Weisbeck ’s presentation on workforce planning on YouTube and she was hooked. Visier helps by making sure that customers have the right people for the right roles, based on data, which makes it fairer.”. Name: Lecayle Hubert Title: Sr.

Making the most of Outsmart 2020

Visier - Talent Acquisition

This year, Outsmart, the definitive people analytics and planning conference, is going digital. For example, do you want to know how your organization can be successful with people analytics or how you can make the most of your data coming out of the global pandemic? If answering those questions is important to you, Making People Data Meaningful in a Crisis and Change Management: Laying the Foundation for a Successful Analytics Journey sessions should be at the top of your list.

HR Tech Influencers Look to the Future of Work

HRExecutive

Making sure that it is not yester year’s best practices that interested, but forward looking, future proved and game changing best practices are introduced and implemented is the key to make HR the trusted partner enterprises need in the era of business best practice uncertainty. The explosive growth of people data and analytics is transforming HR from a “black box” into a more scientific, data-driven function. How is HR technology changing the way people work?

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Singin' In The Rain

Vemo

Here are a few great reasons to implement an enterprise workforce planning and analytics tool that will have you Singin’ In The Rain. #1 We integrated several data sources and used our solution to apply statistics in a comprehensive multi-dimensional way. This allowed the company to predict a clear future and plan accurately. Prior to implementing Vemo solutions the company was having great difficulty managing and maintaining accurate staffing levels.

How to Successfully Select and Implement an HRIS | Human Resources Information System

Analytics in HR

An HRIS, also known as a Human Resources Information Systems, or Human Resource Management System (HRMS) is the ultimate combination of Information Technology and Human Resources. With the advent of a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) & database management/programming in the mid-1980s, HRIS systems were gradually upgraded into HR work-flow and decision-flow systems. Cognitive Human Resource Management System (HRMS). Performance management.

How Four Companies Enable their HRBPs with People Analytics

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Many organizations want to enable their HRBPs to adopt a data-driven approach and be the ambassadors for people analytics while providing consultative support to the business on talent strategy. Much of that work has been focused on leveraging automation for record keeping and transaction management. The answer was a resounding yes and the numbers on the data savvy aspect were even lower for some. Many told me their HRBPs are afraid of data and analytics.

ERP/EPM and HCM Together: Why Tackle Them at Once?

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

You’re moving up from an individual contributor to a management position, which impacts your purchasing authority, approval workflows, travel allowances, and pay structure. Finance and human resources functions have traditionally run their own systems (often on-premises), data, and processes. If an employee’s role changes with a promotion to a different business unit, all of those changes are immediately reflected across ERP, EPM, and HCM systems.

Nominate a Gem for the 2020 Oracle HCM Cloud Rubies Awards

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

This award recognizes a business that has used Oracle’s HCM Cloud to optimize workforce efficiencies during a major merger or acquisition. Bring multiple workforces together using a single HCM solution. Diamonds in the Data. Sifting through analytics has never been easier with Oracle HCM Cloud to help your team find diamonds in the data. Improving mobile HR experiences for staff and managers. Face that Change. Change starts with you!

How New SEC Disclosure Rules Impact CHROs and CFOs

Visier - Talent Acquisition

In support of these changes, Jay Clayton, the Chairman of the SEC stated: “I am particularly supportive of the increased focus on human capital disclosures, which for various industries and companies can be an important driver of long-term value.”.

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Pay Transparency – Is it Really a Spectrum or Just a Series of Options?

Compensation Cafe

In a David Letterman-esque Brush with Greatness moment, I was pleasantly surprised to see that the theory was from the same Georgetown University professor who taught my Change Management Advanced Practitioner cohort, Brooks Holtom. . In a nutshell, nominal scales are used to depict data with labels but without quantifiable values. A good example of nominal data would be a scale associated with a question, “What is your hair color?”

Getting Ahead

HRO Today

The change management effort starts by ensuring that hiring managers understand the benefits of the agile framework and how the process of recruitment will look. They will need to partner to focus more on outcomes rather than how those outcomes are achieved… Effective management during this transition is linked to high quality and outcome-based communication, coupled with significant engagement amongst the key recruitment team members and leadership beforehand.”.

Dissecting the employer disconnect in HR tech

HRExecutive

workforce changing jobs annually, the result is a $250 billion-plus market just for products related to recruitment, advertisement, assessment and interviewing. According to recent research from Raven Intel and the International Association for Human Resource Information Management, HR leaders report their tech projects continue to disappoint in the all-important success quotient. Sears says traditional change management (e.g.

How to Drive Technology Adoption at a 200-Year-Old Company

Yello

Adopting new technologies, changing mindsets within the organization, and communicating change in a positive and efficient way can be an uphill battle. Why do I need to change?’”. To drive adoption, Norfolk Southern recruiters used Kotter’s 8-step change management theory as a guide. What is Kotter’s 8-step process for leading change? From his observations, he identified eight key factors that drove successful change. Institute change.

Relive the People Analytics Event of the Year: Highlights from Outsmart 2020

Visier - Talent Acquisition

This first-ever digital global summit brought over 1000 HR leaders from around the world together to discuss all things people analytics and workforce planning. She kicked off Day 1 with an inspiring keynote on how she stays resilient in the face of continuous change. Her keynote explores how to face continuous change without fear, but rather curiosity #VisierOutsmart #HR #HRtech #PeopleAnalytics pic.twitter.com/irmUp0mUby — Visier (@visier) June 3, 2020.

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