Demystifying Talent Development and Employee Retention

EDSI

Written by Jennifer Giannosa - Senior Consultant with EDSI Consulting jgiannosa@edsisolutions.com& & What do top HR execs, consultants and specialists say are the biggest challenges in retaining and motivating their talent heading into 2015?& & “Keeping critical employees engaged and challenged while competing with progressive employers and dealing with steadily shrinking HR budgets.”

Talent Shortages Hit the Levels of 2007: In-house Talent Development Comes to Rescue

Rallyware

In this article, we’ll explain how companies survived then and how you can solve employability issues with in-house talent development now. How talent-centric management and training stood against the Great Recession . Empathetic companies kept investing in their employees.

5 Actions That Set Up Your Talent Development For Success

Visibility Software HR

Talent development is an intensive and complex process that is worthwhile, if performed effectively, because of the great results you can achieve— reduced turnover, improved productivity, improved succession planning, etc. Define the required competencies for each job (e.g.

Grow Employee Engagement with Managers Who Are Excellent at Managing

Everwise

As the backbone of your business, middle managers are front and center in driving employee engagement and fostering learning. There’s a reason middle managers have such a direct impact here — when a manager is engaged, employees are engaged.

5 Tips for Building a Cutting-Edge Talent Development Program

HR Daily Advisor

In 2013, 52% of employers stated that their top business challenge was hiring and retaining talent. As this business challenge shows no signs of letting up any time soon, companies must rethink their approach to talent management. Tip #4 Make It Engaging.

How Managers Can Improve Employee Engagement & Retention

Inpower Coaching

A combination of decreasing employee engagement, increasing turnover and fewer skilled candidates available, is making it tough for companies to get the right resources. Research shows that organizations with higher employee engagement enjoy higher employee retention.

Six Steps to Beat the Talent Shortage with L&D

Rallyware

First, we’d like to say this: every employee deserves to be a part of your learning and development strategy. The “identifying talent” process is often followed by the above-mentioned issues of manager’s perception. Share your vision and strategy with your employees.

LinkedIn and Glint – Potential HCM Technology Powerhouse in the Making

Brandon Hall

and Daria Friedman , Principal Analyst, Talent Acquisition, Brandon Hall Group. An interesting play in an ever-changing market, LinkedIn has unveiled their plan to acquire Glint , an industry leader in employee-engagement software. The real problem is core competency.

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HR In The Age Of Digital Transformation

SuccessFactors

It’s now known as People & Culture, Employee Experience, or simply People, and the changes in the last few years have been especially far-reaching, to say the least; seismic even. Predict flight risk of employees and prescribe mitigation strategies for at-risk talent.

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Increase employee engagement and retention through peer-to-peer coaching and mentoring

Rallyware

The same principles you apply to ecommerce also apply to cultivating your top employees. Would you like to know if your employees would buy you again? But there exists another often untapped goldmine in employee communications: Peer-to-peer influence. Often, the best way to engage with employees — where they are the most receptive and likely to retain information — is when it comes from their peers. Engaged employees lead to higher retention.

Three Tips For Creating A Training System Focused On Communication

SuccessFactors

When onboarding employees, the strength of your training system determines how well they will adapt to your business environment. Sometimes, employees who don’t make the cut made mistakes that stem from improper training.

Attract And Manage Top Talent In Your Small Business

SuccessFactors

For a small business owner, attracting and managing these vital employees can be a source of high anxiety. How do you compete with the big guys who can offer larger salaries? Mine your network for top talent. Improve employee engagement.

Are Your Performance Reviews Ahead Of The Curve Or Just A Box-Ticking Affair?

SuccessFactors

Globally, only 13% of employees are engaged in their jobs. In fact, actively disengaged workers worldwide continue to outnumber engaged workers at a rate of nearly 2 to 1. Companies with engaged employees outperform those without by up to 202%.

Why Companies Perform Best with Performance-Based Training

Rallyware

When it comes to employee performance, we talk about actions that drive business results through the effective use of time, knowledge, skills, technology and other resources. What’s the point of training if employees can’t apply it to practice? Employees keep getting the same generic training modules that were developed years ago and take ages to complete. In other words, performance management is a tool that is used to develop employees to see real results.

The Evolving Role Of HR Business Partners

SuccessFactors

The competition between companies is also translated to the people dimension with the hunt for top, scarce talents. Technological tools impact the way we interact with our internal talents and support them. Let’s redefine strong employee involvement, commitment, and enthusiasm.

Succession Management: Why Do We Still Fail To Get It Right?

SuccessFactors

Technology allows us today to create huge transparency around talent across all lines of business. As HR professionals, we know that this is very important, as succession management ensures that talents are developed and trained employees are ready and able to step into new roles.

How to Improve Retention of High-Potential Employees

Everwise

In recent years, employee turnover has become an increasing problem. Start by investing in your employees. Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability.”. Employees lean in when they believe your company commits to their career development.

CEO’s View: How HR Enables A Workforce That Is Ready, Willing, And Able

SuccessFactors

The experience of engaging with board members, CEOs, and executives was a highlight of my career as I heard a first-hand view of the importance of strategic readiness and the need to harness a company’s human capital hit home.

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Mentoring Helps Create Great Leaders And A Better Future For Your Organization

SuccessFactors

Mentoring has long been recognized as an important engagement tool to build emotional and intellectual connections between the organization and the employees. Over that last decade, over 71% of Fortune 500 companies offer professional mentoring programs to their employees.

How to Engage Teams With a Growth Mindset

Achievers

When I worked in talent development departments, managers periodically would request team building solutions. What they really wanted was to unify and engage their teams but didn’t know how. You’re open to develop certain skills but not as open with other skills.

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders

SuccessFactors

This has caused many, such as Facebook, Google, and Apple to publicly release reports on their diversity statistics and commit to developing more female leaders. Most managers already find it difficult to give constructive feedback, even when their employees ask for it.

Prove the ROI of Your Organization’s Learning Program

Everwise

With the ever-increasing pace of work, taking a step back to focus on employee development can feel challenging. As a result, employees often lack the opportunity or tools to grow within their companies. This helps employees develop the competencies they’ll need in future roles.

The Rise And Importance Of Shaping Organizational Culture

SuccessFactors

High employee engagement has been the Holy Grail for talent development during the past few decades. Getting employee engagement right translates to higher productivity, employee retention, and many other intangibles for an organization.

How To Turn Employees Into Active Users Of Corporate Knowledge

SuccessFactors

This leads to negative consequences: even when given access to all the necessary knowledge, employees don’t retrieve it and thus underperform. Instead of stimulating knowledge use, they impede navigation across knowledge sources or don’t let employees reach out to knowledge owners.

What Is Learning: Surviving Or Creating The Future?

SuccessFactors

Inclusive, high-quality education and lifelong learning is one of the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) defined by the United Nations to transform the global civilization.

Microlearning – a Must-Have for the Future of Corporate Learning

Rallyware

Microlearning – the delivery of training in short bursts – is an essential part of employee development today. And, companies who fail to incorporate these approaches into their development strategies will quickly fall behind those that do in the very near future.

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Embrace Digital Transformation With Change

SuccessFactors

The number of contingent employees is increasing. Different learning and development opportunities and regular performance discussions with their managers. Encourage opportunities for all employees to speak up and stress the importance of deep democracy.

Creating The Future Through Constant Learning

SuccessFactors

Inclusive, high-quality education and lifelong learning is one of the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) defined by the United Nations to transform the global civilization.

How to Practice Intelligent Leadership

Qualtrics HR

Great leaders often demonstrate key “outer-core” competencies like effective decision-making, great communication skills, and the ability to effectively manage talent and help individual employees reach their goals. Intelligent Leadership for Talent Management.

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Going Digital

HRO Today

Another challenge facing organisations that want to adopt digital learning technologies is the lack of necessary IT, learning experience design, and marketing skills across their learning and development (L&D) teams. The problem of poor implementation is reflected in low user engagement.

January 2017 Jobs Report: What It Means For Recruiters

SuccessFactors

As Baby Boomers begin to retire and unemployment has decreased, businesses are competing for a smaller pool of workers. For more recruiting strategies that get results in today’s digital economy, see Managing Your Talent And Business Alignment.

TalentGuard Partners with The Center for Competency-Based Learning & Development in the Asia Pacific for Talent Management Solutions

TalentGuard

The Center for Competency-Based Learning & Development can seamlessly market and deploy TalentGuard’s full Talent Management Suite in the Asia Pacific. Austin, Texas – October 31, 2016 – TalentGuard, the Predictive People Development company, today announced a partnership with The Center for Competency-Based Learning & Development to bring a full range of people engagement, retention and talent development solutions to organizations in the APAC region.

On Average, Not Everyone Can Be Better Than Average

SuccessFactors

The feasibility and effectiveness of isolating the feedback process from performance-based remuneration decisions, which are often discussed in this context, seems unreasonable given both are inherently all about employee performance.

5 Ways To Benchmark Your Digital Learning Strategy

SuccessFactors

The digital economy is opening up tremendous opportunities for forward-thinking companies and their employees. However, many organizations aren’t moving fast enough to provide leaders and employees with the skills to compete and win in a digitally transformed world.

2017 HR Trends We’re Excited About Right Now

Reflektive

The new year can mean a fresh start and employees come back from the holiday break ready to reset their goals and make waves in their company and for their career. You need to have that more developed, especially when it comes to millennials,” Maia says.