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. Looking to align your talent management with your business goals? Start on February 12, 2015, with a free interactive webcast, 4 Strategies for Aligning Your Talent and Business Plans. Register today for this free (thanks to sponsor Halogen Software) interactive webcast.

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

Lighthouse

Recruiting is Buzzing: Talent acquisition is always a hot space, and in 2020 more than 70% of the M&A activity we tracked was around consolidation and bringing best of breed tools to more established providers.

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Tips for Setting and Monitoring Workplace Goals That Create Organizational Success

HR Daily Advisor

By Anita Bowness, talent management consultant, Halogen Software. Many organizations have managers and employees set goals, but do not have the right processes in place to monitor and update their progress on a consistent basis. Well-written goals can also provide objective standards on which to evaluate individual and organizational performance. Strategic HR Goal Setting talent management

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals

Advos

Iconixx, an Austin, Texas-based provider of sales compensation software, closed $4.2M Saba Completes Acquisition of Halogen Software. Sign up for our weekly email summary of the week’s funding, M&A, partnership and other timely news from the HR technology, recruitment, talent management and employee benefits space. Hogan Assessments Forms Partnership with Talent Quarterly. Talent Plus, Inc. Release Book: Managing to Make a Difference.

Bridging The Gap Between HR And Business Outcomes

Get Hppy

In a connected organization, CHROs are able to integrate organizational capabilities such as integrated talent management, digitally-enhanced collaboration tools, HR IT architectures and digital strategies. Coupled with design thinking and the employee persona, this data enables HR managers to predict absences and turnover, improve internal communication and create effective learning and development plans. Talent Management

Steve Boese: Navigating mergers, acquisitions and coronavirus

HRExecutive

But, as everyone is well aware, nothing about the last few weeks has been “normal.” I hope that by the time I have to draft the next monthly Inside HR Tech column, how organizations are leveraging HR solutions to help them achieve their business and talent strategies will be top of mind again.

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. The data-driven talent pool approach to succession planning enables an across-the-organization view of talent to diagnose strengths and gaps and to identify opportunities for moving talent to fill those gaps as well as to meet development needs.

Future-Proof Your Organization with Talent Pools

HR Daily Advisor

by Joanne Wells, Manager, Learning Center of Excellence, Halogen Software. With looming retirements and the increasing propensity of talented employees to change organizations, the need for succession planning best practices to build a strong and flexible talent bench has never been greater. Talent pools are best filled as part of the regular, ongoing cycle of talent management. Developing and using talent pools.

Jump into the Talent Pool

HR Daily Advisor

A common problem among HR managers and recruiters involves critical vacancies. Talent pools. 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. Tomorrow we’ll look at how to develop and use talent pools.

Boomer Exodus—the Benefits of Partial and Trial Retirement

HR Daily Advisor

Looking to align your talent management with your business goals? Start on February 12, 2015, with a free interactive webcast, 4 Strategies for Aligning Your Talent and Business Plans. For example, consider the minimum age at which the employee will be eligible, as well as the minimum number of years he or she needs to have been with the organization before being able to participate in the program. Keep your top talent’s eyes on the prize!

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. Karen Williams, our newly minted EVP of Customer Advocacy, and David Mennie, VP of Product Management and Strategy, kicked off the day on the main stage talking what our TalentSpace solution will look like over the next 18 months.

Crunching the Numbers: Why HR Metrics Matter in Performance Management Best Practices

HR Daily Advisor

We also know that metrics matter in performance management, but, to paraphrase Einstein, we need to count what really counts. Dominique Jones is Vice President of Human Resources at Halogen Software. She has over 15 years’ experience in the talent management industry both in Europe and North America. Andrews University in Scotland, as well as the Institute of Personnel and Development (IPD) certification from the United Kingdom. By Dominique Jones.

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. All too often, managers are hired based on previous success, experience, and technical skills over harder-to-quantify leadership potential. Provide Early Manager Development.

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! After a side-splitting introduction from our emcee Steve Patterson , host of CBC Radio’s The Debaters and all-around funny guy, day one kicked off with a welcome from Halogen CEO, Les Rechan, and Saba CEO, Pervez Qureshi, to provide more details to customers about Saba’s acquisition of Halogen.

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New Report Highlights Importance of Continuous Performance Management

Saba

For decades, performance management has focused largely on what organisations can get from its employees rather than what each individual need to be successful. 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. New report from @PM_Insight & Halogen explores the need for ongoing #performancemanagement Tweet This!

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. Leaders know they must concern themselves with pushing innovation and business results forward, but they’re also aware of the impact of their company’s culture on attracting and retaining top talent. On top of that, leaders understand the top and bottom line impact of employee performance management, satisfaction, and well-being.

HR TechStack – Onboarding Software

WhoKnows

HR Onboarding Software Definition. Why Your Organization Needs a Solid Onboarding Software. Here are some numbers that show how important it is to have a smooth & effective onboarding process and thus access to a solid tool or software for the same. In Fortune 500 companies, it has been estimated that 500,000 new managers transition into new roles or companies each year. Managers begin new jobs every 2 to 4 years on average. Halogen TalentSpace.

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. Before meeting with their manager, employees should be encouraged to complete a mini self-assessment or capture their thoughts in a performance journal.

HR TechStack – Onboarding Softwares

WhoKnows

HR Onboarding Software Definition. Why Your Organization Needs a Solid Onboarding Software. Here are some numbers that show how important it is to have a smooth & effective onboarding process and thus access to a solid tool or software for the same. In Fortune 500 companies, it has been estimated that 500,000 new managers transition into new roles or companies each year. Managers begin new jobs every 2 to 4 years on average. Halogen TalentSpace.

9 Lessons on Employee Engagement From Willy Wonka

Vibe HCM

I was saddened to hear the news of Gene Wilder’s passing on August 29 th , from complications of Alzheimer’s disease, a terrible illness that my Father has as well. Violet: Well, they can’t be real people. The Best Practice: Teach your managers to become People-dicators. 3: Halogen Software Succession Planning Study, 2016. He is also the author of The Virtual Manager, which explores how to most effectively manage remote workers. .

4 Best Practices for Passive Recruiting in Healthcare

Precheck

As a result, sometimes the best place to find the talent you need is to look to those that are already employed. Some of the reasons why employers consider passive candidates as some of the best-hidden talent are: They are the best when it comes to qualifying for a specific skill set; Candidates won’t be interviewing with other employers, so less competition; And candidates are unlikely to stretch the truth about their skills on their resumes.

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. In the first post of this series , we spoke with Hawley Kane who, as Halogen’s Champion, has taken on an integral role in ensuring that within our own organization, we are practicing the best of the best in talent management. In her interview, Hawley shared that Halogen has recently implemented a complete redesign of our performance process.

Are You Making The Best Of Your Workforce?

Saba

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. High performing organisations will also undertake talent assessments, create talent pools, build learning paths, and establish succession plans. But don’t just tell your managers to communicate more – show them how!

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

Strategic HCM

1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Fistful of Talent. Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. Im included as one of the experts in Halogen Software s latest round of HR Raging Debates , describing my views on: Talent shortage - "In most businesses its the team & community which provide performance, not just individuals.". SHRM13 Why Your Talent aren't Talent.

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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?”. SDZG is a longtime Halogen customer , and so we asked Tim a few questions about ROAR and how other organizations can adopt some of the best practices shared in the book. For us, it's the bond that attracts new talent and unites existing talent.

6 tips to create agile performance management in your business

Interact-Intranet

“Annual performance reviews,” report performance management consultancy experts Gallup , “no longer work.”. In fact, research results from Brandon Hall Group’s 2015 survey show 70% of organizations believe their performance management programs are ‘average’ or ‘below average’. 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. Managers are key – train them.