A Guide to Strategic Workforce Planning

Analytics in HR

Workforce planning is often mentioned – but rarely explained. What is workforce planning, and how do you do it? When used well, strategic workforce planning enables HR to plan for the capabilities they need in the future.

5 Essential Workforce Planning Tools for any HR professional

Analytics in HR

Workforce planning tools are an essential part of the HR professional’s toolkit. In this article we’ll go over 5 strategic workforce planning tools, explain their use and give examples and excel templates on how to use them. What are workforce planning tools?

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21 HR Tools for Employee Engagement & Workforce Planning


But with so many different options out there, it can be hard to know which tool does what, let alone to narrow down the list of vendors and choose from it. Employees are empowered by self-service options that allow them the opportunity to edit their own personal information.

Innovative HR and Why Technology Innovators Can’t Survive Without It


Editor’s note: This popular post has been updated with new data and information to ensure you’re ready for the talent demands of today and the future. The good news? A data-driven approach can provide the actionable insights HR needs to get the upper-hand and succeed.

Innovative HR and Why Technology Innovators Can’t Survive Without It


As a tech company, we experience first hand the challenges faced by HR and business leaders in the hyper-competitive tech talent market. Innovation and ideas come from people, and being able to attract, retain, and develop the best people creates the real competitive advantage.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform


“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it.

Workforce Planning is a Necessity? ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

It’s not outrageous to imagine him as the next Ulrich.". #1 1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Stop Checking the Box. The HR Capitalist. 5 Things Every HR Pro Can Learn From Riley Cooper and the Eagles. The New (Social) HR.

Strategic Workforce Planning in APAC: Dream or Reality?

Cielo HR Leader

Despite all the enthusiastic talk about strategic workforce planning (SWP) in the established economies of the West, few organizations have managed to successfully implement it in any meaningful way. But what is happening in the emerging markets of the Asia Pacific region? Here we put the questions to Hong Kong based Bianca Wong, Group Human Resources Director at the marketing and distribution conglomerate, Jebsen.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform


“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it.

Back to School: 12 Online HR Courses to Check Out

Digital HR Tech

Since we know you’re busy people, we created a list of 12 online HR courses to check out. Not only does that save you time searching, but you can also do the course you like from the comfort of your own office (or home, or any other spot you prefer). LinkedIn Learning.

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. How is the workforce diversity discussion evolving?

Outside the Mold

HRO Today

When it comes to developing a strong workforce, organizations too often provide opportunity to only “traditional” employees: Those who have college degrees and a resume full of experience, volunteerism, and organizational involvement. Creates a diverse workforce.

Get Your Talent in Shape

Bersin with Deloitte

shaped, and I-shaped—that can help develop company strategy and maintain a pipeline of diverse capabilities. 1 If you’re unfamiliar with these talent shapes, they may be best understood as members of the following two groups: Related links. Learn more.

HR Guide : Is Your Company Diverse Enough ?


Diversity is an integral element of HR. It’s a recurring theme that touches all topics, including workforce planning and recruitment. . Workplace diversity has become an increasingly important part of the any workplace.Encouraging diversity can help a business grow and thrive.

11 HR Analytics Courses Online

Analytics in HR

This article lists the eleven best HR analytics courses in the world today. In this article, I share my experience and learnings with you going through these courses. So if you feel like you are already proficient in one course’s subject, the next might be more relevant to you.

Predictions for 2015: Redesigning the Organization for A Rapidly Changing World

Bersin with Deloitte

This year our Predictions for 2015 has some hard-hitting new ideas to consider – in this article I will give you some highlights, and you can download the report here. Top Line: Enormous Changes are Ahead 2015 is going to be a big year in the world of corporate talent. The economy has improved (near […].

Top Challenges Faced by HR Professionals in 2019


Human Resources is the heartbeat of every company. In fact, in recent years the role of the HR professional has changed drastically. The ever-changing landscape of the workplace demands attention, education, and inclusion.

#HotInHR: No paid sick leave worsens flu season. IBM sues former chief diversity officer.


Every week we send a summary of funding announcements, M&A and partnership news from the HR marketplace. IBM and Microsoft battle over top workplace diversity exec – Money.CNN. IBM is suing to stop its chief diversity officer from moving to Microsoft, a suit that demonstrates how critical and hard it is for tech giants to improve the diversity of their work forces. IBM sues former chief diversity officer. SickLeave #Diversity Click To Tweet.

Distributors Can Learn From Millennial Employers Of Choice


In recent years, my discussions with wholesale distributors have increasingly turned to the workforce. The retirement of those seasoned employees presents a challenge that distributors have not seen in the past: attracting, hiring, and retaining the younger, millennial workforce.

Diversity Decays Without Inclusion

Cielo HR Leader

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Defined: Diversity – Any aspect that differentiates groups and/or people from one another—i.e., Inclusion – The state of being supported, appreciated and respected; focusing on the needs of every individual and supporting them in actualizing their potential. Inclusion is reflected through company culture, mission and values, as well as daily practices and relationships forged between colleagues in support of a diverse workforce.

It’s 2020: Are You Ready to Cross the Talent Chasm?


The Reality of “Workforce 2020” More than two decades ago, industry researchers and influencers – consultants, universities, the labor census bureau – made bold predictions regarding the massive changes our nation would experience in the next 20 years, referring to the phenomenon as “Workforce 2020”. Cultural diversity. Workforce of the future. The Shift to Modern Talent Acquisition Approaches.


Five Powerful Ways Your HR Team Can Leverage Big Data


The term “Big Data” seems mysterious to many HR organizations. Big Data describes the huge amount of data, both structured and unstructured, that people and systems are using. But only the data that affects business greatly on daily basis counts. Planning.

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Why We Should Embrace Generational Differences in the Workplace

Digital HR Tech

Are generational differences in the workplace a thing or not? The Silent Generation (born before 1946). Gen Y (born between the early ’80s and mid-’90s). How can organizations benefit from generational differences in the workplace? Skill diversity.

#HRanalyticsLDN - Social Analytics and Digital Transformation at AXA

Strategic HCM

We’re currently listening to Christian Vie — Head of HR Analytics at AXA speaking about Social Transformation: How People Analytics Can Help Drive the Digital Change. This concerns the largest analytics project at AXA supporting digital and social transformation. Workforce planning

Inspire Data-Driven Change: Key Takeaways from Outsmart 2019


From the very beginning of Outsmart 2019 –our annual people analytics and workforce planning conference–the data-driven leaders were told to: “Inspire change, together.”. Please feel free to download our notes straight from the link below!

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Future Of Work 2018: 10 Predictions You Can’t Ignore


The start of winter is often referred to as the “holiday season.” But it might also be called the “prediction season.” When it comes to human capital management (HCM), most predictions tend to be variations of the same things. The experience of work will greatly improve.

Knowing the Customer: How CRM Skills Have Come to Define Careers

Burning Glass Technologies

The days of the sales order book and Rolodex are over, and one of the fastest-growing areas for digital skills in the job market is Customer Relationship Management (CRM) , the catch-all term for a range of software packages that track sales and fundraising contacts.

HRExaminer v10.17

HR Examiner

Diversity Problems. We’re talking about Diversity problems on The HR Examiner this week. First up, Joe Gerstandt explains How to Fix Your Diversity Problem in One Easy Step. Is it possible for HR to see the difference between genius and criminality?

Case Studies: How Companies Use People Analytics to Achieve Results


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.

People Analytics Conferences Data-Driven HR Leaders Can’t Miss in 2018


People analytics is now business-critical and, more than ever, HR must take advantage of the massive opportunities that analytics provides. To support this, we’ve gathered a list of the top 2018 people analytics and workforce planning conferences for data-driven HR leaders of all skill levels.

Celebrating One Year: Adaptive Insights, a Workday Company


What an amazing year it has been for planning. As each day passes, it is increasingly clear that planning is critical for digital transformation in organizations of all sizes. Everywhere we look—in all industries and geographies—we see evidence of how modern planning is helping businesses become more agile, manage their business better, and make smarter decisions sooner. That was our experience when we came together with Workday, and it’s made all the difference.

Mercer's 2019 Global Trends Report: Top 5 Takeaways for CHROs

Cornerstone On Demand

From technological advances to changes in the global economy, there are plenty of external forces transforming today’s world of work. According to new research from Mercer , 73% of executives predict significant industry disruption in the next three years, up from just 26% in 2018.

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Trends in global talent mobility

Bersin with Deloitte

No longer just about managing expats, global mobility is key in realizing business and workforce strategies. Like its fellow HR functions, global mobility has been impacted by broader market trends and is evolving to better meet the organization’s needs and those of the workforce.

8 Good Things We All Can Learn From Millenials

TLNT: The Business of HR

Millennials are the last generation with a front row seat experiencing the change from analog to digital. Their youthful eyes saw the world turn global and connected. They were witness to the introduction of the sharing collaborative economy.

How Four Companies Enable their HRBPs with People Analytics


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. I started speaking on this topic at various conferences and continued to ask the question.

Top Conferences for Talent Acquisition Leaders in 2017


The global economic recovery has moved power from employers to employees, turning talent into a seller’s market—and making the workforce a core strategic concern for the c-suite. The post Top Conferences for Talent Acquisition Leaders in 2017 appeared first on Visier Inc.

Learning How to Humanize HR with Data


By Anthony Walter - Director of Workforce Analytics at Gap Inc. There's been a constant push that HR catch up with Marketing and Finance in the way it uses analytics. The reality is that HR still has a perception problem.