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. What is Workforce Planning?

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?

21 HR Tools for Employee Engagement & Workforce Planning

Pingboard

Here’s a list of 21 HR tools that demonstrate how technology can improve employee engagement and workforce planning efforts at your organization. Employee Data Management. Like BambooHR, Namely also integrates with Pingboard and other HR tools to offer automatic data updates.

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.

Inspire Data-Driven Change: Key Takeaways from Outsmart 2019

Visier

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.”. We also have a lot of data that we’re afraid to confront. What’s our uncomfortable data in HR?

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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.

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.

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. Planning.

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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. Could strategic workforce planning be the ‘magic bullet’ solution? First of all, let me say that I’m a big fan of the whole concept of strategic workforce planning. However I think it has to be based on some pretty serious data mining and not rushed.

5 Benefits of a Data-Driven Recruitment Strategy

Workology

Companies cannot hire fast enough to keep up with their workforce demands and competition is fierce for those high potential people who will deliver innovative solutions or go above and beyond for your customers. Second, the data is siloed. What Data-Driven Recruitment Looks Like.

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

Visier

The HR teams that will succeed in 2018 and beyond are those that have a grasp on how the developments of the data age will impact the workforce and their business. Why is it so important for HR to attend at least one conference on data and analytics?

5 Benefits of a Data Driven Recruitment Strategy

Workology

Recruiters who use big data to power their efforts are more likely to perform well and reduce the costs compared to those who don’t use it — a data driven recruiting strategy is crucial to any business that wants to stay competitive. . A data driven approach gives importance to:

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5 Benefits of a Data-Driven Recruitment Strategy

Visier

Companies cannot hire fast enough to keep up with their workforce demands and competition is fierce for those high potential people who will deliver innovative solutions or go above and beyond for your customers. Second, the data is siloed. What Data-Driven Recruitment Looks Like.

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Data & People Analytics: A WorkHuman 2018 Recap

WorkHuman

Big data. Many other fields are leveraging the power of data. And now, HR leaders are investing heavily in programs to utilize data for all aspects of workforce planning, talent management, and operational improvement. Is it diversity and inclusion?

DACA Uncertainty: Be Prepared With Your Workforce Data

Visier

Recommended Read: Diversity Recruitment Mistakes You May Be Making. DACA: Be Prepared With Your Workforce Data. It is possible to have a strategic plan in place even if you can’t predict your talent needs. Plan continuously.

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Top Challenges Faced by HR Professionals in 2019

Acendre

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.

DACA Uncertainty: Be Prepared With Your Workforce Data

Visier

Recommended Read: Diversity Recruitment Mistakes You May Be Making. DACA: Be Prepared With Your Workforce Data. It is possible to have a strategic plan in place even if you can’t predict your talent needs. Plan continuously.

DACA Uncertainty: Be Prepared With Your Workforce Data

Visier

Recommended Read: Diversity Recruitment Mistakes You May Be Making. DACA: Be Prepared With Your Workforce Data. It is possible to have a strategic plan in place even if you can’t predict your talent needs. Plan continuously.

True Diversity Is Much More Than A Drive By

TalentCulture

Like the article I had read earlier in the Washington Post about Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff reviewing the pay of his entire workforce (all 16,000 employees) to make sure both males and females are compensated fairly based on the work they do and their performance.

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 is reflected through company culture, mission and values, as well as daily practices and relationships forged between colleagues in support of a diverse workforce. Although 70% of organizations report portraying a diverse and inclusive culture, respondents recognize their current state would not qualify as such.

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. Data warehouse software licenses. Data integration tools licenses.

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. Pay attention to the diversity scorecards they’re going to be receiving. “We

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

SuccessFactors

Workforce agility will become the most critical concept in HCM. Companies will be forced to redefine workforce planning, recruiting, staffing, and management to work in this much more complex labor market. The start of winter is often referred to as the “holiday season.”

Avoid Holiday Retail Worker Shortfalls with What-If Analyses

Visier

In September, Target announced plans to hire 120,000 seasonal workers for the upcoming holiday season, an increase of 20 percent from its 2017 hiring commitment. Proactive HR leaders got a jump on workforce planning for the busy season long before they started posting job ads this past summer.

Merck KGaA: A Case Study for Organization-Wide People Analytics

Visier

Everywhere, applications are accessing data from a wide array of sources such as social media, credit cards, customer loyalty cards, smart metering systems, and personal aid devices – all for the purposes of data analysis.

#HRanalyticsLDN - Social Analytics and Digital Transformation at AXA

Strategic HCM

The solution to this needed to be strategic workforce planning using quantitative and qualitative diagnosis around FTEs, skills, culture change etc. Eg how many actuaries could they upscale to be data scientists. Workforce planning

Impress Your CEO With These Strategic Business Impact Recruiting Metrics

Visier

Talent Data ” I explained how you can impress your CEO by converting your Talent Acquisition results into dollars. This overall HR metric demonstrates the increasing revenue value that your workforce is creating as a result of good HR and recruiting. Workforce planning.

Merck KGaA: A Case Study for Organization-Wide People Analytics

Visier

Everywhere, applications are accessing data from a wide array of sources such as social media, credit cards, customer loyalty cards, smart metering systems, and personal aid devices – all for the purposes of data analysis.

Merck KGaA: A Case Study for Organization-Wide People Analytics

Visier

Everywhere, applications are accessing data from a wide array of sources such as social media, credit cards, customer loyalty cards, smart metering systems, and personal aid devices – all for the purposes of data analysis.

7 Ways to Improve your Hiring In 2017

Visier

Data from the U.S. Companies simply cannot hire fast enough to keep up with their workforce demands and competition is fierce for those high potential people who will deliver innovative solutions or go above and beyond for customers. Adopt a Data-Driven Mindset.

Learning How to Humanize HR with Data

NCHRA

By Anthony Walter - Director of Workforce Analytics at Gap Inc. Every decision should be rooted in data. I'm not going to dispute this, but instead, argue that HR is in a unique position to use data for good. Every day, companies are using HR data for good.

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? Building your Workforce Intelligence Solution. Recently, I learned about a large software organization’s quest to build a workforce analytics solution.

Case Studies: How Companies Use People Analytics to Achieve Results

Visier

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. Often, the data will drive the need for more analysis.

LinkedIn Talent Insights Gives You the Real-Time, Accurate Talent Data You Need

Linkedin Talent Blog

This is our first self-serve data product that taps into LinkedIn’s network of 575M+ professionals, 20M+ companies and 15M+ active job listings to empower you with the insights you need. Make the insights actionable: ensure that anyone can interpret the data.

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

Burning Glass Technologies

Many fundraising, business analysis, and data analysis roles are now requiring CRM skills and knowledge of software programs such as Salesforce or Oracle CRM. A few occupations – such as Fundraising Managers and Clinical Data Systems Specialists – have seen substantial growth in CRM demand.

Impress Your CEO With These Strategic Business Impact Recruiting Metrics

Visier

Talent Data ” I explained how you can impress your CEO by converting your Talent Acquisition results into dollars. This overall HR metric demonstrates the increasing revenue value that your workforce is creating as a result of good HR and recruiting. Workforce planning.

3 Ways Data Shapes the Talent Strategy at Tesla, Chevron, and LinkedIn

Linkedin Talent Blog

The head of Talent Acquisition at LinkedIn, Brendan Browne , is quick to admit that using data and talent analytics has completely changed the way his department is perceived by the business. If you asked the managers, they’d guess compensation—but the data pointed to a different reason.