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?

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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. Embrace diversity. “Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, July 30-August 2, 2020

Brandon Hall

A new webinar and 16 solution provider profiles illustrate how technology helps organizations manage change in learning, talent management, leadership development and workforce management. . Most organizations believe diversity and inclusion is a powerful driver of business goals, according to Brandon Hall Group’s latest research. However, the majority don’t leverage the strategies, programs and processes to build an inclusive culture of diverse talent.

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?

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. Embrace diversity. “Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”.

How the Pandemic Amplifies Demand for Finance and HR Collaboration

Workday

Although the pandemic has been wreaking havoc on best-laid plans, it didn’t alter trends—instead, it accelerated them. Quantify Revenue-Generating Value of the Workforce. HR Transformation COVID-19 Workforce Planning Finance Transformation Human Resources Workforce Development Finance

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The Changing Workplace, Part 1: Why Remote Work is Gaining Permanence

Workday

Claire Deason , an attorney and shareholder at the firm, and a member of the firm’s Wage and Hour Core group and COVID-19 Task Force, says that the current climate is prompting conversations about how to make telecommuting a longer term—if not permanent—option for employees.

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.

HR Guide : Is Your Company Diverse Enough ?

Rezoomo

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.

Reimagining Talent, Work, and Workplaces in a COVID-19 World

Workday

The pymetrics’ technology hits at the heart of what will make our workplaces better, more diverse, and more inclusive. The pandemic has forced rapid changes to workplaces and workforces worldwide on top of what was already looming with the prospects of a recession.

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.

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

The Big Reveal: Brandon Hall Group’s EVP Framework

Brandon Hall

I say it is not an easy accomplishment because according to Brandon Hall Group’s 2015 EVP survey, 67% of organizations surveyed do not understand the components of their EVP and only 15% have a well-defined and communicated EVP.

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

EasyHire

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. Blended workforce models, including accessing freelance talent, to allow for efficient scaling up and down.

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Why We Should Embrace Generational Differences in the Workplace

Digital HR Tech

In this article, we’re going to take a look at the current generational diversity in the workplace; what generations make up the global workforce, how do they perceive work and how can organizations benefit from generational differences in the workplace? Skill diversity.

Get Your Talent in Shape

Bersin

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.

Avoid Holiday Retail Worker Shortfalls with What-If Analyses

Visier - Talent Acquisition

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.

The 21 metrics you need for Strategic Workforce Development

Analytics in HR

This is where strategic workforce planning, or development, comes in. This is a structured business process designed to proactively anticipate, and plan for, future personnel needs. Strategic workforce development: what’s in the name. Getting to know the target groups.

Top Conferences for Talent Acquisition Leaders in 2017

Visier

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.

How To Reduce Employee Turnover with Workforce Analytics

Visier

However, knowing your turnover rate does little to support strategic business plans. HR, with its understanding of human capital dynamics, is uniquely positioned in the organization to ensure the workforce is aligned with the needs of the business at the optimal cost.

Power of Pods: Teamwork in the Workplace

DATIS

As organizations grow, they shift from a team atmosphere with a shared focus to a group of siloed departments that struggle to communicate. Executives must assemble teams that are diverse in function, skillset, and even generation. Workforce Management

7 Skills HR Technologists Will Need in the Next Eight Years

Visier

Technology impacts all of us personally in how we communicate, make purchases, plan travel, find love, discover a great restaurant, or get a ride across town. HR Technologists must know what strategies will work best for engaging and motivating a globally and virtually dispersed group.

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7 Ways to Improve your Hiring In 2017

Visier

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. Try This Trick to Increase the Diversity of Hires. Data from the U.S.

18 Popular Articles for Strategic HR Pros: Your Back-to-Work Reading List

Visier

Google’s focus on diversity. HR topics like workplace culture, compensation, and diversity often go viral. A Manager’s 10-Step Guide for Hiring Top Talent , by Lou Adler, CEO, The Adler Group, Inc.com. HR News & Trends hr trends recruitment retention workforce analytics

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How To Reduce Employee Turnover with Workforce Analytics

Visier

However, knowing your turnover rate does little to support strategic business plans. HR, with its understanding of human capital dynamics, is uniquely positioned in the organization to ensure the workforce is aligned with the needs of the business at the optimal cost.

How to Reduce Bias in Your Recruitment Strategy

TrustRadius HR

A recent TrustRadius study of HR professionals found that the most common method for addressing diversity and inclusion in the workplace is reducing bias in recruitment. The following steps will help you execute your goals for a more diverse workforce.

Why Aren’t HR and Finance on the Same Page?

HRExecutive

Should HR own strategic workforce planning? New research from OrgVue, a producer of workforce analysis and modeling software, finds that 55% of finance leaders believe it should be their responsibility, while 76% of HR leaders say it should be theirs. It also reveals a disconnect as to who should control workforce costs, with 88% of finance leaders saying it should be finance and 55% of those in HR indicating it should be them.

Trends in global talent mobility

HR Times

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.

Secure the Right HR Business Partner Manager for the Future

Visier

Thus, HRBP Managers focus on using data in support of organizational talent activities such as succession planning and career development–not processes like conducting performance reviews and ensuring they are completed on time. What gaps do we have in our diversity initiatives?

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How Foot Locker Can Reduce Employee Turnover with Workforce Analytics

Visier

However, even for progressive brands like Foot Locker, simply knowing the turnover rate does little to support strategic business plans. The Era of Foot Locker Workforce Analytics. Recommended Read: Why HR Needs Data-Driven Workforce Planning to Avoid Talent Shortfalls ].

Data & People Analytics: A WorkHuman 2018 Recap

WorkHuman

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? By Cathy Tran —. Big data. People analytics.

Using HR tech to understand human experiences

HRExecutive

Beginning with his days as internship coordinator for the Davis-in-DC program at the University of California-Davis in the 1980s, Al Adamsen has “accidentally” racked up an array of diverse experiences that enabled him to develop a unique perspective on the worlds of HR and HR tech.

13 Top Recruiting Strategies to Use in 2020

Digital HR Tech

Tap into the contingent workforce 11. Hire for diversity 12. Logically, this means that your job adverts can either appeal to a large range of diverse candidates… or not. In LinkedIn groups, for instance. Tap into the contingent workforce. Hire for diversity.

Mentoring: The Glue That Makes Employees Stick

ATD Human Capital

To facilitate knowledge exchange, some firms tie their mentoring programs to their learning and development, workforce planning, succession management, or knowledge management initiatives. At some point in our careers, we have all been the “new hire.”

‘Leading the Way’ Podcast: Dr. Gerald Turner on Attracting College Grads

i4cp

SMU is an innovative university on the forefront of strategic research, technology, diversity, and inclusion. President Turner shares insights about the next generation of college graduates entering the workplace, how they are preparing to “stand out” in a world of Artificial Intelligence, and what you can do as a company to attract and retain this eager-to-help group of young professionals. It’s not a diversity program.

10 Workforce Intelligence Cures for Improving Nurse Retention

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Discover how people analytics and workforce intelligence helps you uncover the information you need to improve nurse retention. The good news is that using workforce intelligence to understand what drives turnover can help your organization improve retention rates.

10 Workforce Intelligence Cures for Improving Nurse Retention

Visier

Healthcare has long been a highly regulated industry with a diverse and specialized workforce — one that’s hard to hire and even harder to retain at the best of times. Start by ensuring you calculate your nurse resignation rate the same for all hospitals and groups.

Managing Transformation and Changes Using People Analytics

Digital HR Tech

Moreover, engaging and empowering workforces is also crucial as transformation is made up of the most complex system of all – people. For organizational change, it is important to identify changing behaviors, ways of working and ongoing collaboration among the workforce.