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. Employees who are inspired to be loyal will, naturally, be retained, and the program may also help to drive engagement. In this way, programs that benefit the employee are good for the company. Phasing in this transition eases the stress. Learn More.

20+ High Impact HR Technology Acquisitions, Mergers, and More from 2020

Lighthouse

In 2020, in spite of the pandemic-related shutdowns and other business impacts, the HR technology industry was within a few M&A deals of the 2019 numbers we were tracking (approximately 50). AI and Data: By far, the most interesting for us was a big focus on data, and AI.

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M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals

Advos

Our weekly recap of funding, mergers & acquisition, and partnership news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace is below. Next Insurance raises $29 million for online platform that targets small businesses with tailored plans. Iconixx, an Austin, Texas-based provider of sales compensation software, closed $4.2M Saba Completes Acquisition of Halogen Software. The Hilb Group Acquires Rhode Island-Based Keough Kirby Associates.

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. Or you can go the route of buying a Best in Breed solution, meaning you buy the best damn performance management solution you can, then buy the best recruiting solution, etc. Halogen Software has a suite of solutions in the Talent Management space. HR Tech.

Key Takeaways from Saba Insight 2018 (#sabainsight18)

Lighthouse

2018 is the year that learning and performance are finally intersecting. 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. Yes, Saba has long been known for its learning technology.

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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. Here some of the key highlights from day two. Kicking off the day. TSLive17 pic.twitter.com/3t54fZggKe — Halogen Software (@HalogenSoftware) May 3, 2017.

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.

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. This was the most-cited challenge that people attending the Blanchard webinar faced.

Setting SMART Goals the Smart Way: Backwards

Saba

Goal setting is such a crucial part of performance management , but often the process behind it gets overlooked. That’s why many organizations have adopted the SMART framework for setting goals. What do you want the business result of achieving your goal to be? Is the goal achievable ? And have you and your manager agreed that the goal is worth pursuing? to your skills, qualifications, and your place within the organization? What is the time.

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. Get a preview of what he’ll be talking about at the conference, and register for the conference here. As we talk more and more about new learning experiences and incorporating more informal and experiential learning into our efforts, we inevitably end up on the subject of measurement.

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! It’s our first customer conference since September 2015, and we’re excited to connect face-to-face with our customers and partners, and learn together how to bring out the best in people and teams. The keynote: Patty McCord on reinventing HR. The rest of the morning. Back in the TalentSpace Lab.

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Vacancy Armor: Talent Pools

HR Daily Advisor

Just getting a talent pool put together might seem like a job well done. By Joanne Wells, Manager, Learning Center of Excellence, Halogen Software. In short, implement the learning strategies identified earlier to help each candidate reach his or her potential. Using an organizationwide automated tool will help to provide visibility and oversight in the development of HiPos. Ensure the Future Success of Your Organization with Talent Pools.

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. Begin with the End in Mind. Ideally, this will be a mix of developmental assignments, lateral and promotional moves, training, and mentoring. Populate The Pools.

Bridging The Gap Between HR And Business Outcomes

Get Hppy

With the new technological advancements in people analytics, it’s becoming increasingly important for HR to strategically integrate with the business and operate efficiently. However, the success of these integrations has be measured by linking HR and business outcomes. In the past, HR was oftentimes thought of as an intuitive function. Earlier, when CEOs and CFOs talked, the conversation was based on solid data. Use people analytics to bridge the gap.

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.

3 Tips to Help Employees Prepare for Conversations About Their Performance

HR Daily Advisor

by Anita Bowness, global practice leader, Business Consulting, Halogen Software. As an HR professional, you know that a conversation about performance provides an equal opportunity for managers and employees to talk about what’s going well, what needs to improve, and how things are going in general. The challenge is, it doesn’t always go this way, and one side tends to do more of the talking. After all, the process is just as important as the result.

New Report Highlights Importance of Continuous Performance Management

Saba

This explains the general dissatisfaction with the annual performance appraisal process – a rear-view perspective of employee performance with little or no tie the true pace of work or other talent programmes. It also explains why a growing number of organisations worldwide are putting their entire talent management strategy under the microscope – not just the appraisal process. Exploring the need for continuous performance management.

4 Ways Organizations Can Connect Talent Strategy to Business Strategy

Saba

The biggest waste of organizational resources, both in terms of time and dollars, is hiring the wrong employees , according to a survey conducted by Harvard Business Review (HBR). The logic makes sense. When organizations hire the wrong individuals: Managers spend more time monitoring and correcting poor performance (versus coaching and recognizing good performance). The company can lose their recruiting, onboarding, training, and development investment.

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.

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

Saba

While working in recruiting and HR coordination, I’ve seen the number of employees at Jobvite almost double. Over the past two years, I watched half of our company transition from anxious candidate, to successful employee. One of the most critical steps in this transition has without a doubt been gaining awareness of the candidate and new employee experiences. Revamping the candidate-to-employee experience.

Steve Boese: Navigating mergers, acquisitions and coronavirus

HRExecutive

While “big” news, these transactions pale in comparison to what is happening in the broader world of work. In a “normal” world, the above-mentioned M&A activity and subsequent fallout would dominate the HR and workplace conversation.

Use Ongoing Performance Management To Sweeten Business Outcomes

Saba

Talent management is once again among the top concerns for business leaders, according to PwC’s 19 th. The report, which surveyed over 1,400 CEO’s from across the globe, highlights the opportunities and challenges facing today’s business leaders when it comes to growing, transforming, and measuring the success of their business. On top of that, leaders understand the top and bottom line impact of employee performance management, satisfaction, and well-being.

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.

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

On The Job

Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.—Stephen Stephen Covey In an election year, the issue of trust is front and center as candidates at the local, state and national level argue who is the most trustworthy. This lack of trust can be the result of several different factors.

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. What did you learn about us from our website? Doug Ross, Managing Director, The Aces Group. Share in the comments!

Lesson From #SHRM16 - How Leaders Receive Feedback Matters

Saba

the largest HR conference in the world. My head is full of ideas that I want to start sharing at Halogen Software, as well as ideas that I want to use for my own personal growth. And that’s exactly why we make the effort to attend, isn’t it? I’m thrilled I had the opportunity to do so. One of the sessions that I found especially poignant was on feedback by Sheila Heen , bestselling author and faculty member at Harvard Law School. The reason?

Boomer Exodus—the Benefits of Partial and Trial Retirement

HR Daily Advisor

Approximately 10,000 Baby Boomers will reach age 65 every single day until the year 2030, according to the Pew Research Center. Boomers in your organization may not be heading for the door anytime soon, but preparation will be key when this labor exodus begins. As the U.S. workforce continues to see an entire generation reaching retirement age, the issues surrounding transition into retirement become more and more prominent. Learn More.

4 Best Practices for Passive Recruiting in Healthcare

Precheck

Did you know that nearly 79 percent of the U.S. But if the right offer came along, a significant majority of these employees would be willing to talk with a recruiter and consider a new position.”. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016, the unemployment rate for the healthcare sector was only at 2.9 As a result, sometimes the best place to find the talent you need is to look to those that are already employed.

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

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. Gamification - thats the name of the game HR. Corporate culture - "Culture isn’t just limited to executing strategy, it IS the strategy. Learning. (55).

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Are You Making The Best Of Your Workforce?

Saba

Harnessing the hidden potential of your existing workforce is a great way to drive business outcomes without changing personnel. Whether it’s offering high-potential employees training to develop critical leadership skills or helping less engaged employees find their focus again, it’s always quicker and less expensive to focus on the talent that you have than to acquire new talent. If you don’t know what you’ve got, you can’t make the best of it.

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.

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?”. 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.

6 tips to create agile performance management in your business

Interact-Intranet

In recent years, the HR industry has seen an explosion of the buzz phrase “agile performance management”, a topic that dominated the conference scene throughout 2016. Hailed as the successor to the structured annual performance review, it’s being coined ‘the future of performance management’ by the likes of McKinsey , pwc , Harvard Business Review … need I go on? The reason for the shift lies in the growth of technology.