Easing the Transition: Helping Your Employees Enter Retirement

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we presented some options for partial or trial retirement and how employers can benefit; today, how such programs can ease the burden for employees as well. In this way, programs that benefit the employee are good for the company. In just 60 minutes, you’ll learn everything you need to know to help your company develop and implement a talent strategy that effectively supports its business goals.

TRUST and HR TECH: Always Flock To Any Provider Brave Enough To Recommend Someone Else's Solution (Over Their Own).

The HR Capitalist

You can buy Suites of solutions from the same company that cover every element of your HR business and use the same database, making reporting, analytics and other activities simpler. In a rare acknowledgement that a suite provider doesn't have to be all things to all people, Halogen Software has figured out they can focus on what they do best, and partner with best in other areas. Halogen Software has a suite of solutions in the Talent Management space.

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Key Takeaways from Saba Insight 2018 (#sabainsight18)

Lighthouse

I’m talking with a variety of vendors that are tackling this, and one of them that is poised to do it well is Saba. The company is on positive track more than a year after its latest acquisition, and the roadmap shared at the event promises continued development around mobile capabilities, user experience, and more. For instance, one customer, DXC, has done some incredible work using Saba as a sort of supply/demand tracking system for skills within the company.

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Unlocking happiness at work: Strategies to fuel purpose and performance

HR Daily Advisor

Complimentary Webinar Sponsored By Halogen Software. In today’s rapidly changing world, it’s more difficult than ever to keep employees engaged and, well, happy. And what effect do happy employees have on performance and company success? In this webinar, Jennifer will: Debunk happiness myths and explore the hard science of well-being. Demonstrate the business benefits to adopting a health, wellness and happiness strategy.

Learning Together - Highlights from Day Two of TalentSpace Live 2017!

Saba

Well, what a conference! Just like day one of TalentSpace Live 2017 , day two of the conference was packed full of incredible insights from the innovators in HR: thought leader guests, the Halogen+Saba team and most importantly, our customers. Bailey from @dogfishbeer "We encouraged managers to insert awkward questions & experiences of failure into 1:1's to build trust" #TSLive17 pic.twitter.com/vc0EQ9TgwC — Halogen Software (@HalogenSoftware) May 3, 2017.

3 Typical Problems First-Time Managers Face—and How to Solve Them

The People Equation

In a webinar with over 900 first-time managers, The Ken Blanchard Companies asked people to list their biggest challenge when they made the leap from individual contributor. Making the leap from “leading one’s self” to “leading others” is of keen interest to me, so I reached out to the Blanchard Companies for more information on their new program for first time managers. Here’s a great overview of writing an employee performance review by Halogen Software’s Melany Gallant.

Bridging The Gap Between HR And Business Outcomes

Get Hppy

Now, thanks to data analysis, HR is able to spot trends, make predictions, create a roadmap to succeed and have conversations with other C-suite members of the company based on solid facts.”. Let’s take an example: One of my company’s business goals is to increase customer satisfaction by X%. Aligning key talent metrics to the financial and managerial strategy of the company, is a first step in proving talent ROI and the importance of strategic HR.

Highlights from Day One of TalentSpace Live 2017

Saba

TalentSpace Live, the Halogen customer conference, kicked off yesterday and we have a full recap of day one highlights for you! After a side-splitting introduction from our emcee Steve Patterson , host of CBC Radio’s The Debaters and all-around funny guy, day one kicked off with a welcome from Halogen CEO, Les Rechan, and Saba CEO, Pervez Qureshi, to provide more details to customers about Saba’s acquisition of Halogen.

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What If Employees Could Say "Leave Me Alone" Related to Professional Development?

The HR Capitalist

They''d like to define themselves as "well placed." But that''s probably not going to happen at most companies. I recently did a post over at Fistful of Talent for Halogen Software on Goal Settting. They could be a star or part of the great class of disgruntled employees that’s dragging your company down, one crappy interaction a time. Let''s face it, any time we talk about professional development, we talk in broad terms. Everyone needs to be developed.

4 Ways Organizations Can Connect Talent Strategy to Business Strategy

Saba

The company can lose their recruiting, onboarding, training, and development investment. The operation has to cover for lost productivity, both during the time that the employee is working for the company and while HR is looking for their replacement. Essentially, when companies hire the wrong employees, they must shift resources from moving forward to making sure nothing goes wrong. An employee’s goals should be congruent with their department and the company.

From Recruiting to HR: The Importance of the Candidate-to-Employee Experience

Saba

Over the past two years, I watched half of our company transition from anxious candidate, to successful employee. After a candidate has become an employee, building a well thought-out onboarding process is crucial for them to start out on the right foot. Join myself along with Julie Harrison , Product Marketing Manager, and Joanne Wells , Manager, Learning Center of Excellence from Halogen Software on March 23rd for our ‘Ongoing Performance Starts with Onboarding’ webinar.

Steve Boese: Navigating mergers, acquisitions and coronavirus

HRExecutive

Back in November 2018, after a few high-profile M&A transactions in the HR-tech market (Ultimate Software acquiring PeopleDoc and Saba acquiring Lumesse and Halogen Software), I wrote a column about how HR leaders could protect their organizations’ interests moving forward—particularly if they were customers of one of the providers involved in the transactions. But, as everyone is well aware, nothing about the last few weeks has been “normal.”

Use Ongoing Performance Management To Sweeten Business Outcomes

Saba

Leaders know they must concern themselves with pushing innovation and business results forward, but they’re also aware of the impact of their company’s culture on attracting and retaining top talent. On top of that, leaders understand the top and bottom line impact of employee performance management, satisfaction, and well-being. Sweets of Oman understands the impact of talent management on employee performance all too well.

What Are Top Businesses Doing To Measure Workplace Learning?

Saba

David Wentworth is an experienced research analyst with Brandon Hall Group in Florida, and a guest speaker at this year’s Halogen Software customer conference, TalentSpace Live 2017. In Brandon Hall Group’s 2016 Learning Measurement Study , just 54 percent of companies said they were effective or very effective at measuring formal learning. There are many companies who actually do get this and are doing it right.

Why Teams Don't Trust One Another -- and How to Fix It

45 Things

Trust also is becoming a bigger deal in companies, especially as cross-functional teams strive to develop a cohesive strategy to drive innovation. For example, science shows that human beings often make snap judgments about people they meet for the first time, but research shows that our own intuition can be wrong when judging those we don’t know well. Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication.

10 of the Most Revealing Interview Questions to Ask Job Candidates

Spark Hire

You can bet your candidates are well-versed in how to answer standard interview questions like, “What’s your greatest strength? Because questions like these are so often used to gauge a candidate’s potential to perform well in a particular role or company, answers are usually very scripted, insincere, and tailored to what you’re looking for in a candidate. and then play to that as a company. At Halogen our recruiting process is very much focused on cultural fit.

9 Lessons on Employee Engagement From Willy Wonka

Vibe HCM

I was saddened to hear the news of Gene Wilder’s passing on August 29 th , from complications of Alzheimer’s disease, a terrible illness that my Father has as well. All of the companies I’ve worked with that are best-in-class on engagement are firm believers in continuous improvement, consistently raising the bar for themselves and their people. Violet: Well, they can’t be real people. Companies with Succession Planning in place have higher profitability.

4 Best Practices for Passive Recruiting in Healthcare

Precheck

In LinkedIn’s 2017 Global Recruiting Trends report , candidates reveal that companies can pique their interest if they talk about career growth and company culture. It’s about convincing candidates that what your organization has to offer is better than what they have now or than what the competition is offering, says John Fleischauer , Talent Attraction Manager at Halogen Software, a cloud-based intelligent talent management solution.

Boomer Exodus—the Benefits of Partial and Trial Retirement

HR Daily Advisor

For example, consider the minimum age at which the employee will be eligible, as well as the minimum number of years he or she needs to have been with the organization before being able to participate in the program. ” (The brain drain occurs when older workers have been with the company for a long time, acquiring years of organizational knowledge that leaves with them if they do not take steps to transfer this knowledge before leaving.).

Are You Making The Best Of Your Workforce?

Saba

It’s critical to find these, not just for the company’s sake, but for those individuals who are stagnating but want an opportunity to perform at a higher level. When everyone in the company has visibility into the experience and expertise of their colleagues, then they know who to reach out to for mentoring, advice, or even just a few tips. Not every company can do it all, but these are all excellent techniques that can be used to really get to know your talent.

Drinking Our Own Champagne: Defining Our Core Competencies

Saba

The “Drinking Our Own Champagne” series shares how we are striving to win with talent here at Halogen Software. In the first post of this series , we spoke with Hawley Kane who, as Halogen’s Champion, has taken on an integral role in ensuring that within our own organization, we are practicing the best of the best in talent management. In her interview, Hawley shared that Halogen has recently implemented a complete redesign of our performance process.

#DebateHR: HR Raging Debates - please comment! ~ HR to HR 2.0.

Strategic HCM

Im included as one of the experts in Halogen Software s latest round of HR Raging Debates , describing my views on: Talent shortage - "In most businesses its the team & community which provide performance, not just individuals.". Technorati Tags: Halogen Software , Raging Debates. In Sensual Company. “Errol, can you please send me the template as well.” skip to main | skip to sidebar. Bio-Contact. Consulting. Speaking. Writing. About-HCM.

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ROAR Uncovers the Secret to Organizational Resiliency

Saba

This Halogen customer is also incredibly successful at creating a culture where employees love their jobs and are inspired to high performance. You might be wondering, “Well, how did SDZG do it?”. SDZG is a longtime Halogen customer , and so we asked Tim a few questions about ROAR and how other organizations can adopt some of the best practices shared in the book. The truth is that for companies to be profitable and grow, they must continually create new value.

6 tips to create agile performance management in your business

Interact-Intranet

Tech companies have unsurprisingly led from the front, with early adopters including Microsoft (which abolished its employee evaluation system way back in 2013), Netflix (which turned its back on annual objectives ) and Adobe (who pioneered a ‘check-in’ system as an alternative). Talent management software providers Cognology have seen a 30% higher return on engagement amongst customers adopting a more agile model, which contributes to the financial bottom line.

HR TechStack – Onboarding Software

WhoKnows

HR Onboarding Software Definition. Why Your Organization Needs a Solid Onboarding Software. Onboarding is one of the most common HR practice across companies of all sizes & types. Here are some numbers that show how important it is to have a smooth & effective onboarding process and thus access to a solid tool or software for the same. In Fortune 500 companies, it has been estimated that 500,000 new managers transition into new roles or companies each year.

HR TechStack – Onboarding Softwares

WhoKnows

HR Onboarding Software Definition. Why Your Organization Needs a Solid Onboarding Software. Onboarding is one of the most common HR practice across companies of all sizes & types. Here are some numbers that show how important it is to have a smooth & effective onboarding process and thus access to a solid tool or software for the same. In Fortune 500 companies, it has been estimated that 500,000 new managers transition into new roles or companies each year.