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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. In this article, we will dive into what workforce planning is, the process, give a number of examples, and end with a toolkit on how to get started when you want to start planning your workforce.

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

Visier

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. A data-driven approach can provide the actionable insights HR needs to get the upper-hand and succeed.

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

Visier

A data-driven approach can provide the actionable insights HR needs to get the upper-hand and succeed. Fortunately, a scientific mindset gels naturally with this industry — tech CEOs see data and analytics technologies as generating the greatest return for stakeholder engagement. There are a few areas where technology companies commonly struggle to improve when it comes to their people: Recruitment, Workforce Diversity, Retention, and Strategic Workforce Planning.

How a Diversity Scorecard Helps Salesforce Keep Equality Top of Mind for Its Leaders

Linkedin Talent Blog

But, increasingly, it’s making a name for itself as a leader on diversity issues — it has spent millions to close gender and racial pay gaps and taken frontline stands on issues impacting the LGBTQ+ community. But, like much of the tech world, Salesforce has also struggled to achieve diversity in its workforce, which is heavily male (68.2%) and, in the United States, heavily white (63.2%). Pay attention to the diversity scorecards they’re going to be receiving. “We

Finding Meaning in Data

HRO Today

A people analytics strategy that draws data from all segments of the business is key to effective workforce planning and management. For such a data-rich function, HR can seem behind the curve when it comes to making the most of the numbers it records about the workforce.

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The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier

Embrace diversity. As BCG captures well in their paper, When people strategy drives business strategy : “Developing a people strategy was once a straightforward matter of figuring out how to create the best possible workforce to execute an already defined business strategy. But these systems — while they generate lots of data — are capable of not much more than operational reporting.

Five Powerful Ways Your HR Team Can Leverage Big Data

SuccessFactors

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. Even so, this amount of data is usually so large that traditional software can’t analyze it. How people use Big Data for business. Data can actually make a big difference if used wisely. Planning.

Top Challenges Faced by HR Professionals in 2019

Acendre

The growing emphasis on paid leave, pay equality, and sexual harassment are just some of the challenges faced by HR professionals in today’s modern workplace. . With HR planning and development, a focus on human capital can help achieve a balanced workforce. As for HR professionals this year, the top challenges include: Diversity. A diverse workforce is more than race, ethnicity, sex, age, national origin, and religion.

HR’s Biggest Opportunities with Stela Lupushor of Reframe.Work

Visier - Talent Acquisition

In our Partner Spotlight series, we introduce you to some of our wonderful partners , who share our vision and passion for helping organizations become more data-driven. I lead the Strategic Workforce Planning and Talent Management Executives Councils.

Build vs. Rent: Don’t Crash on the Do-It-Yourself Iceberg for People Analytics

Visier

While the same talent challenges are spurring companies to become more data-driven in workforce decision making, the approaches they are taking fall mainly into two different camps: build or rent. To achieve this, the company hired an HR business intelligence team, standardized their reporting metrics, and invested over $3 million in a data warehouse and business intelligence (BI) software. Data warehouse software licenses. Data integration tools licenses.

Build vs. Rent: Don’t Crash on the Do-It-Yourself Iceberg for Workforce Intelligence

Visier

“Build vs. Rent” is a common dichotomy in technology buying, but what does it mean when applied to workforce intelligence? The race to adopt workforce intelligence is heating up: according to the Deloitte Human Capital Trends 2016 report , “companies are no longer ‘stuck in neutral’ in their deployment of people analytics… Indeed, analytics capabilities will be a fundamental requirement for the effective HR business partner.”. Building your Workforce Intelligence Solution.

8 Benefits of Using People Analytics

Visier - Talent Acquisition

But instead of analytics, many organizations rely on the kind of one-dimensional workforce metrics that do very little to deliver true insight into the root causes of problems. Diversity hires in customer-impact positions. Increasing diversity. Optimize workforce planning.

Chances Are You’re Buying Too Much Talent. It’s Time to Build and Borrow.

Degreed

When it comes to a company’s most valuable resource — its people — the buy-build-borrow lens can be equally helpful in thinking about talent as it is in thinking about growth. In this environment, strategic workforce planning is relegated to the trash bin.”.

11 HR Analytics Courses Online

Analytics in HR

Courses range from top-level analytics knowledge, to actually doing analytics, basic statistical knowledge, HR data and metrics, and more. Because HR analytics as a topic attracts a diverse crowd, it might mean that not every course is equally interesting for everyone. This course aims for the HR professional who wants to get started with data. You will learn to: Leverage strategic workforce planning to make better decisions. Connect different data sets.

Best Human Resources Book You Should Read in 2020

TalenX

Unfortunately, not all of them are equal. Every organization needs data-backed predictive hiring, workforce diversity management, workforce planning, and training and development solutions (offered by TalenX ).

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]

Ongig

What Are the Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace? Diversity Insight. HR Management and Planning. Workforce Leadership. Diversity. Data-Driven Recruitment. Diversity and Inclusion. 10 Examples of Awesome Diversity Statements. Diversity.

Why People Analytics isn?t Delivering on its Promised Value

Analytics in HR

This involves gathering data and displaying it on dashboards and reports. For a definitive answer, we must consider three core reasons: Data-driven equals analytics fallacy. There’s a big difference between ‘data-driven’ and ‘analytics’. From data-driven to value added.

3 Ways Workforce Intelligence Enables Better Workforce Risk Management

Visier

No business is immune to risk, especially when it comes to its workforce. Whether HR is dealing with health and safety incidents, compliance issues, compensation and payroll errors, or wrongful hiring and termination practices, these are all risks that HR can mitigate with the right data-driven approach. HR needs to stay on top of changing workforce rules and regulations to ensure that their company complies. How can we optimize workforce costs?

6 Areas Where People Analytics Can Help HR Get Ahead

Career Metis

It’s official – the data revolution is in full swing. According to one recent report , 90% of businesses now say that data and analytics are key to their organization’s digital transformation initiatives. More companies are implementing data and analytics than are using these business-critical tools to help drive employee-related decisions. Employees are becoming more prized for their soft skills, and there is increasing competition for talent in areas such as data science.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

d&i Leaders is a global community of senior diversity, inclusion and people focused professionals, looking to collaborate, network and accelerate their workplace inclusion strategy. This summit was designed to embrace a fully digital workforce. Key themes include: Meaningful Employee Experiences, Talent Analytics, How to Future-Proof Your Workforce, Advancing the D&I Agenda, and Performance Management for teams and agile environments.

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list

Littal Shemer

The book covers the full People Analytics scope (Benefits, Compensation, Culture, Diversity & Inclusion, Engagement, Leadership, Learning & Development, Personality Traits, Performance Management, Recruitment, Sales Incentives) with numerous real-world examples, and shows how R can help”. Artificial Intelligence for HR: Use AI to Support and Develop a Successful Workforce. Data-Driven HR: How to Use Analytics and Metrics to Drive Performance. Be careful!

Have We Finally Outgrown HR?

Linkedin Talent Blog

The discussion spanned career paths, the future of work, diversity and inclusion, and a host of other topics germane to leading people teams in today’s world of work. The scope of responsibility was rarely given the respect equal to its importance in building a successful organization.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

Adrian is the co-founder of HR tech startup Career Hero – a company that provides job seekers with the necessary data to improve their chances of a job interview. Hayal has extensive experience on topics including (among others) the evolution of the gig & on-demand economies, global talent strategy, workforce flexibility, and diversity. Think of courses about the art of giving feedback, how to become agile, aiming for diversity and many, many more.

13 HR Conferences to check out in Q1 2020

Spoke

We wanted to run through 10 great HR conferences in Q1 of next year that you’ll want to put on the calendar (and start convincing your boss to allocate $$$ to): HCI 2020 People Analytics & Workforce Planning Conference.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

Hayal has extensive experience on topics including (among others) the evolution of the gig & on-demand economies, global talent strategy, workforce flexibility, and diversity. Think of courses about the art of giving feedback, how to become agile, aiming for diversity and many, many more. Ellen is a strong advocate for inclusion and diversity, and Accenture has been widely recognized externally for its diversity efforts.

Next Practices from LinkedIn, Amtrak, and Flex

i4cp

How is LinkedIn closing the gap on gender equality? External organizational research reinforces the fact that effective supervisors are a key driver of employee performance and engagement—and the company recognizes this will be a critical part of achieving Amtrak’s Strategic Plan. But a consistent approach to leadership development tied to the skills leaders needed most to achieve the Amtrak Strategic Plan, and to address other challenges was lacking.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

d&i Leaders is a global community of senior diversity, inclusion and people focused professionals, looking to collaborate, network and accelerate their workplace inclusion strategy. This summit was designed to embrace a fully digital workforce. Key themes include: Meaningful Employee Experiences, Talent Analytics, How to Future-Proof Your Workforce, Advancing the D&I Agenda, and Performance Management for teams and agile environments.

5 HR Analyst Job Descriptions – A Brief Analysis

Analytics in HR

It feels like these companies are looking for professionals with knowledge about Excel who want to work in HR, instead of HR professionals who want to analyze data. However, this one is labeled differently: Data scientist junior analyst. It also emphasizes the need for a framework about what we require from the HR administrator, HR Business Partner, HR analyst and the HR data scientist. Research, analyze, and present data as assigned. Troubleshoot data and reports.

The 4 Myths of Hiring Employees for Your Business

Zenefits

There’s a common cultural story around today’s workforce is that’s comprised of three main ideas: (1) employees are showing less loyalty to their employers, (2) people are switching jobs without much consideration, and (3) Millennials can’t (or won’t) hold a job. But data suggest this story isn’t true. This is true even with Millennials representing more than 50% of the workforce, upseating Gen Xers as the “majority working generation” back in 2016.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

Advos

RitaMitjans : Mom, Harvard ’90, Chief Diversity & Corporate Social Responsibility Officer. aoutwater : Sr Director of Marketing for ADP DataCloud Big Data & Analytics (tweets are my own), youth baseball coach, Kayaker/Backpacker, Go Jumbos. Equal Housing Lender.

Wodonga TAFE

Ascender

million student training hours every year, and with a growth strategy plan, is looking to build on this capacity in the future. Wodonga TAFE also has diverse of office locations throughout Victoria, Sydney and Hobart – and it was identified some years ago that the antiquated HR and payroll system and procedures could no longer support the long-term goals of the TAFE. Total cost savings for salaried staff equalled approximately $160,000. About Wodonga TAFE.

300+ Women Leaders in HR! These Women in HR Bring a Unique Blend of People & Strategic Skills.

CakeHR

Even though HR is known to be a female dominated profession, there’s still much room for improvement in the top C-suite positions, especially when it comes to closing the gender pay gap (something we will know in more detail following data received from the Equal Pay Day 2018 deadline). Anne Nimke , CEO, Founder, The Good Jobs…and… RPO Senior Executive, EG Workforce Solutions. HR Data Integration.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #217: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

That’s simply simply equal isn’t getting my way. This is another area where I’ve you know follow the compensation market for quite a while pay scales one of those organizations where you would buy your surveys and get your data from them. figuring out what they can do with this sort of new and emerging world of compensation sort of management survey and analysis in this space that everybody’s looking for data on.

The Talent Management Summit 2013 - Opportunity to Win! ~ HR to.

Strategic HCM

ECTalent - Strategic Workforce Plannning. ECTalent: Future Proofing the Business (Strategic Workforce Planning. BIG DATA - THE BEDROCK FOR DECISION-MAKING? This years summit focuses on creating a mobile, agile workforce, and if you want to attend the event, I need some suggestions on doing this from you! How do you think we should be creating a mobile, agile workforce, or how are you attempting to do this in your own organisation?

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More on Social Media in HR Summit ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

Workforce Planning is a Necessity… SumTotal & the Definitive Guide to Strategic Human. Most, in fact very, Developing an HR Business Plan / Strategy. With over 90 events a year, our conferences and seminars target delegates with interests in: - HR Strategy & Practice - Recruitment - Health & Safety, Employee Well-being - Pay & Benefits - Employment Law - Training & Development - Diversity & Equality - Employee Relations.

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Melcrum Summit: Re-engineering Internal Communication for Agility.

Strategic HCM

Workforce Planning is a Necessity… SumTotal & the Definitive Guide to Strategic Human. Most, in fact very, Developing an HR Business Plan / Strategy. With over 90 events a year, our conferences and seminars target delegates with interests in: - HR Strategy & Practice - Recruitment - Health & Safety, Employee Well-being - Pay & Benefits - Employment Law - Training & Development - Diversity & Equality - Employee Relations.

Improve Government Customer Service? Look to the Workforce

Avilar

To “sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations,” for example, the U.S. The solution begins with investing in the government workforce. workforce by 2020.