HR Future-Proofing vs. Firefighting: 5 Strategic Workforce Planning Tips

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But with strategic workforce planning , it is possible to plan ahead — and not just react — in this rapidly changing business environment. Operational and Strategic Workforce Planning Defined. It does not replace operational planning.

Workforce Planning 101 [Infographic]

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As Vice President of Workforce Management Practice and Principal Analyst at Brandon Hall Group Mollie Lombardi wrote in this Workforce Planning blog post last year: “Workforce planning is tricky business. Not just because of the complexity entailed in the process, but because if you ask four people what workforce planning is, you’ll likely wind up with five definitions.”. So, what is Workforce Planning?

How to Keep HR and Finance in Sync on Workforce Planning

Visier

Before the catch, the receiver typically runs a pre-planned route on the field to escape coverage from the defensive team and get into an open space for the catch. When it comes to workforce planning, it’s just as critical that all the players involved are in sync.

Automated Workforce Planning: Tactical or Strategic?

China Gorman

An organization’s workforce is also, however, its most expensive asset, and workforce management (the development of employees, retention of skilled talent, etc.) Automated workforce management solutions can also help to reduce unplanned overtime.

How to Keep HR and Finance in Sync on Workforce Planning

Visier

Before the catch, the receiver typically runs a pre-planned route on the field to escape coverage from the defensive team and get into an open space for the catch. When it comes to workforce planning, it’s just as critical that all the players involved are in sync.

How to Keep HR and Finance in Sync on Workforce Planning

Visier

Before the catch, the receiver typically runs a pre-planned route on the field to escape coverage from the defensive team and get into an open space for the catch. When it comes to workforce planning, it’s just as critical that all the players involved are in sync.

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?

Talking Candidly About Workforce Planning for HR Executives

Cisive

I recently attended a Healthcare Talent Symposium with a group of organizational leaders in the healthcare industry and had the unique opportunity to hear from both speakers and participants about their most significant concerns, challenges and struggles in talent acquisition today. One thing stood out above the others, and it’s something every HR leader and team member faces: workforce planning. How Workforce Planning Supports Your HR Efforts.

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?

The 5 Steps of Analytics-Driven Workforce Planning

Analytics in HR

To determine how to align and sustain these three objectives, HR uses some form of workforce planning. Instead, HR and workforce planners should be looking to people analytics to enable them to make better strategic decisions. Data vizualisation of a workforce plan.

Successful Holiday Hiring Requires Workforce Planning, Positive Candidate Experience

Cielo HR Leader

Amazon made headlines last year with its plans to hire 120,000 employees for the holidays, and other retailers weren’t far behind. Retailers should begin workforce planning now, says Adam Godson, Vice President of Global Technology Solutions at Cielo, a strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) partner. And turnover should always be a consideration for workforce planning. It’s important to have the right messaging for each of those groups.

Burning Glass Technologies Wins the TOP Challenge

Burning Glass Technologies

Burning Glass Technologies won The Opportunity Project Prize Challenge with the Inclusive Development Dashboard , a demo designed to give economic development professionals the job market data they need to attract jobs and boost growth. .

Boo! Four Scary Employee Engagement Situations to Avoid With Better Survey Data Analysis

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Getting a great employee engagement score, but discovering that 15% of your workforce spends half their day on non work-related tasks. But simply surveying your workforce for sentiment data once a year and getting a sleek report won’t give you the insights you need to avoid serious snafus.

Are You Planning For Your Future Workforce?

China Gorman

Accenture ’s strategy group has published an interesting look at the workforce of the future: Harnessing Revolution, Creating the future workforce. Investing in additional skills at the top of the house could make or break your workforce planning outcomes.

Think You Know Your Total Cost of Workforce? Think Again.

Visier

Do you have a detailed and accurate understanding of your total cost of workforce (TCOW)? This is because, in too many organizations, just finding the data can take several months, and as a result, this kind of overwhelmingly large project is only considered when it can no longer be avoided.

HR Data Quality

HR Examiner

Neil McCormick and Dr. Chris Andrews discuss the need for a globally recognized, structured approach, to managing and maintaining the overall workforce data quality in organizations. HR Data Quality. His statement that ‘ Data depreciates.

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The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier

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. But these systems — while they generate lots of data — are capable of not much more than operational reporting.

How Improving HR’s Analytics Capability Prevents Chaos Over New Overtime Rule

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However, with the mantra “never let a good crisis go to waste” ringing in their heads, the smartest of the group are realizing that now is the perfect time to move their organization forward with data-driven HR. Data inaccuracy is the first and most common problem with this tool.

Jobs Data Analysis at Davos Shows It’s Cheaper to Reskill Than Rehire Workers Displaced by AI

Burning Glass Technologies

A new Davos report using Burning Glass Technologies jobs data answers a basic question about technology and the future of work: in many cases, it’s cheaper to reskill workers than to hire new ones.

How HR Can Improve The Business Bottom Line?

Visier

When customers start using Visier, they often tell us the stories that led them to seek out a workforce intelligence solution. Due to the lack of accuracy in the workforce planning process, the business lost eight months of financial gains.

Boo! Four Scary Employee Engagement Situations to Avoid With Better Survey Data Analysis

Visier

Getting a great employee engagement score, but discovering that 15% of your workforce spends half their day on non work-related tasks. But simply surveying your workforce for sentiment data once a year and getting a sleek report won’t give you the insights you need to avoid serious snafus.

Workforce Planners: 4 Steps to Improving Profit Margins for Services

Visier

To further complicate things, when dealing with a multi-year project, the workforce will likely become more expensive within the contract’s lifetime. Data from our aggregated database of 3.5 Employees aged 25 to 30 received more promotions than employees from other age groups.

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The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier

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. But these systems — while they generate lots of data — are capable of not much more than operational reporting.

Why Data is the Key to Strategic HR Decisions

Visier

Historically, many issues arose from lack of data. Workforce analytics are now better than ever, but organizations need to properly access them, align their information with decision-making, and act accordingly. And then there’s all this data. Adding Data into the Mix.

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Unleash 2019: It’s All About Smart Data and Reboot(ing) HR

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Your guide to Unleash from a Smart Data Perspective. So, if you are too, here’s your guide to the two+ day event based on perusing the entire “Smart Data” track, for which I actually will be the session introducer. Key sessions to attend on the Smart Data Track.

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How ConAgra Foods Drove HR Transformation With Analytics-Driven Planning

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When a company acquires another business, bringing the two workforces together is the single most challenging undertaking of the entire project. Now, how does one do this with data in two or more separate, incompatible HRIS systems of record?

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. Here we put the questions to Hong Kong based Bianca Wong, Group Human Resources Director at the marketing and distribution conglomerate, Jebsen. Could strategic workforce planning be the ‘magic bullet’ solution?

HR’s New Year Resolution: Move Up the Workforce Intelligence Maturity Curve

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They are particularly powerful in scenarios where the path to business impact is less obvious, and so we often see them in process-heavy or data-heavy disciplines. Managing employee data, and turning it into business impact is, therefore, a perfect scenario for a maturity model.

Visual Storytelling for HR: Are Infographics or Data Visualizations the Keys to Success?

Visier

Sometimes when people think they may need an infographic, they actually need a data visualization. So, how do you know when you need an infographic and when you need data visualization? Check out this example of an Infographic, which provides a “101” lesson on Workforce Planning.

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Big, Bad Data: How Talent Analytics Will Make It Work In HR

TalentCulture

Here’s a mind-blowing fact to spark up the late-summer doldrums: research from IBM shows that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone. In terms of HR, it’s a gold mine of Big Data. Companies also want: Data security. Data privacy.

The Use of Data Science in HR

Something Different

Businesses are certainly clamoring for more data-driven insights from their HR departments… but entrusting these responsibilities to those in HR that don’t understand how to effectively use data and analytics can adversely impact the business.

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Scenario Planning Basics for Strategic Talent Planning in a Brexit World

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As Stephen Taylor describes in the HR textbook, People Resourcing , organisations that had acted on plans to manage the feared shortage were sometimes worse off than organisations that did not develop elaborate strategies. Step 2: Know Your Total Cost of Workforce. Workforce Planning

You Are Who You Hire: Using Jobs Data for Competitive Intelligence

Burning Glass Technologies

Recruiters often say “you are who you hire,” but the real trick is turning jobs data into a useful source of competitive intelligence. Real-time jobs data can offer important insight into other companies—or for that matter, your own company.

The Pros and Cons of Six Different Competency Models

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This method consists of convening groups of experts who know a job role particularly well and who excel at it. Are a quick and efficient method for collecting data. 4) Workforce Surveys. Collects highly valid and reliable data when designed correctly.

Visual Storytelling for HR: Are Infographics or Data Visualizations the Keys to Success?

Visier

Sometimes when people think they may need an infographic, they actually need a data visualization. So, how do you know when you need an infographic and when you need data visualization? Check out this example of an Infographic, which provides a “101” lesson on Workforce Planning.

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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. M ater the data. By Cathy Tran —.

How to Develop Data-Analytics Skills in HR

Analytics in HR

The ability to analyze and extract valuable insights from workforce data is an increasingly sought-after skill in HR. But adding data-analytics competency in the HR staff is a challenge. Data Analytics Training Options.