Using Halogen Accelerator™ to Support Competency Management

Saba

While my son can take apart his countless LEGO creations (and leave deadly remainders on the carpet for my husband and I to step on in the middle of the night), it’s not so easy for the owners of real houses. And yet, they really would only need a little upgrading here or there because the rest of the house is standing solid and will be for decades to come. Competency management is like building a LEGO house: @coffeewithjulie.

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. It won’t be all rainbows and unicorns, because we’re not perfect, but we think there’s value in sharing our journey, just as we see value in sharing the journeys of our customers all around the globe. In her interview, Hawley shared that Halogen has recently implemented a complete redesign of our performance process.

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4 Ideas to Promote a Learning Culture

ATD Human Capital

Engagement is good, but the real purpose of development is to improve employee performance. What Is a Culture of Learning? Culture refers to the habits, thinking, beliefs, and customs of a group or society. When applied to learning and development, it refers to the values, processes, and organizational behavior that encourages employees to continually increase their knowledge and improve their performance. Why create a high-impact learning culture?

5 Tips to Help Develop Great Leaders

HR Daily Advisor

by Anita Bowness, global practice leader, Business Consulting, Halogen Software. Like a stone thrown into the water, what leaders do has a ripple effect that extends well beyond those immediately around them. Besides impacting performance, leaders serve as role models, impacting the attitudes, behavior, and organizational culture with almost every interaction they have with their peers and direct reports. The Leadership Ripple Effect.

Jump into the Talent Pool

HR Daily Advisor

The solution? By Joanne Wells, Manager, Learning Center of Excellence, Halogen Software. Leaders looking to future-proof their organizations are using an integrated approach, incorporating succession planning at multiple career levels into the overall talent management strategy. The key to creating a future-proof succession plan is to use a data-driven process aligned with organizational strategy and to integrate it into the full cycle of talent management.

Future-Proof Your Organization with Talent Pools

HR Daily Advisor

by Joanne Wells, Manager, Learning Center of Excellence, Halogen Software. Among the many factors threatening an organization’s future is the threat of suddenly facing critical vacancies and the subsequent disruption in leadership, business continuity, or special knowledge and skills unique to the organization. Begin with the end in mind. Populate the pools. Ensure the future success of your organization with talent pools.

HR TechStack – Onboarding Software

WhoKnows

HR Onboarding Software Definition. New employee onboarding is the process of getting new hires adjusted to the social and performance aspects of their new jobs quickly and smoothly. It is the process through which new hires learn the attitudes, knowledge, skills, and behaviors required to function effectively within an organization. Why Your Organization Needs a Solid Onboarding Software. Track the progress of forms and paperwork needed by HR.

Five Questions With Brundage Management’s HR Director

Saba

If you’ve spent time on the Halogen Software TalentSpace blog in recent months, you may have noticed a lot of discussion around the need for organizations to adopt a more ongoing, forward-thinking approach to talent management. In a nutshell, the next generation of performance management strategies and practices must, without a doubt, have an eye towards strengthening internal talent to support good business outcomes in the present and the future.

10 of the Most Revealing Interview Questions to Ask Job Candidates

Spark Hire

If you really want to spark a more authentic — and revealing — discussion, the answer is simple: ask better questions. To maximize the opportunity to get to know your candidates, here are 10 telling interview questions to ask in your next interview: 1. What did you learn about us from our website? If the candidate is really interested in working at company ‘x’ they will learn all they can from the company website.

Lessons Learned in Transforming Talent Management in Healthcare

Saba

Based in Marshall, Michigan, the 94-bed community health care center has achieved patient satisfaction scores that place it in the top two percent of Michigan hospitals, and top five percent of hospitals in the United States. Despite its success, the hospital’s HR team received regular complaints from employees about its performance management system. What prompted Oaklawn Hospital to make the shift towards ongoing performance management?

HR TechStack – Onboarding Softwares

WhoKnows

HR Onboarding Software Definition. New employee onboarding is the process of getting new hires adjusted to the social and performance aspects of their new jobs quickly and smoothly. It is the process through which new hires learn the attitudes, knowledge, skills, and behaviors required to function effectively within an organization. Why Your Organization Needs a Solid Onboarding Software. Track the progress of forms and paperwork needed by HR.

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. That journey to organizational resiliency is chronicled in Roar: How to Build a Resilient Organization the World-Famous San Diego Zoo Way. The book is authored by Sandy Asch (left) — an internationally recognized speaker and author — and by Tim Mulligan (right) — CHRO for SDZG. She’s has done much work with us at the Zoo.