Employee Engagement and Working with Halogen Software

David Zinger

I am in Ottawa right now at the Halogen Software Conference. Halogen Software was welcoming, supportive, fun, and well-organized. For two and a half years I have written a monthly blog on employee engagement for Halogen. Thank you Halogen for making my day!

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. Register today for this free (thanks to sponsor Halogen Software) interactive webcast. HR Policies & Procedures business depression Halogen Software talent management

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Human Resources Today – Resources for the People Side of Business

The People Equation

There’s also a smattering of content offered by HR vendors such as Halogen Software and Globoforce. Oh, and yours truly is part of the posse as well. A new site just launched called Human Resources Today.

TRUST and HR TECH: Always Flock To Any Provider Brave Enough To Recommend Someone Else's Solution (Over Their Own).

The HR Capitalist

In a rare acknowledgement that a suite provider doesn't have to be all things to all people, Halogen Software has figured out they can focus on what they do best, and partner with best in other areas. Here's some notes from a recent announcement that they're partnering with Jobvite on the Recruiting front : "Halogen Software ( HGN.TO ) and Jobvite — today announced that Halogen will integrate and resell the Jobvite Platform with the Halogen TalentSpace ™ suite. .

Key Takeaways from Saba Insight 2018 (#sabainsight18)


I’m talking with a variety of vendors that are tackling this, and one of them that is poised to do it well is Saba. However, the performance capabilities have historically been less robust and user friendly, which prompted the company to buy Halogen Software, one of the industry leaders in performance management technology. Since then, Halogen has been incorporated into the Saba fold as Talent Space, an SMB-focused product.

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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. Well-written goals can also provide objective standards on which to evaluate individual and organizational performance.

Learning Together - Highlights from Day Two of TalentSpace Live 2017!


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.

Knowledge Bomb – Fistful Of Talent Style – #GOT

What is Paul Thinking

Whether it’s Ned Stark or Khal Drago, we’ll go rapid fire and tell you what they did well from a coaching perspective, then tell you what dysfunction caused them to be… well… cancelled. Pop culture. Gotta love it! Game of Thrones. REALLY gotta love it.

Unlocking happiness at work: Strategies to fuel purpose and performance

HR Daily Advisor

Complimentary Webinar Sponsored By Halogen Software. In today’s rapidly changing world, it’s more difficult than ever to keep employees engaged and, well, happy. In this webinar, Jennifer will: Debunk happiness myths and explore the hard science of well-being. Demonstrate the business benefits to adopting a health, wellness and happiness strategy. Unlocking happiness at work: Strategies to fuel purpose and performance. Date: Tuesday, February 07, 2017.

3 Typical Problems First-Time Managers Face—and How to Solve Them

The People Equation

Turns out, it’s of high interest to them as well, because research indicates that few companies invest in training new supervisors on the “people” elements of their job. Here’s a great overview of writing an employee performance review by Halogen Software’s Melany Gallant.

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

HR Daily Advisor

Dominique Jones is Vice President of Human Resources at Halogen Software. 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.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals


Iconixx, an Austin, Texas-based provider of sales compensation software, closed $4.2M Saba Completes Acquisition of Halogen Software. Questis Enters Joint Business Relationship with Alliance Pension Consultants for Digital Financial Wellness. Happy Friday.

Setting SMART Goals the Smart Way: Backwards


Every organization is different, so we asked our customers and some in-house experts whether they prefer SMART goals or TRAMS goals, what the advantages of each type are , and some of the challenges as well. Learning Consultant, Halogen Software. Joanne Wells.

Highlights from Day One of TalentSpace Live 2017


TalentSpace Live, the Halogen customer conference, kicked off yesterday and we have a full recap of day one highlights for you! Halogen’s Chief People Officer Dominique Jones talked about making employee feedback a part of organizational day-to-day routines.

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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. But there is more to do.

Bridging The Gap Between HR And Business Outcomes

Get Hppy

These analytics are used to model and predict capabilities so that an organization gets an optimal return on investment on its human capital, as well as quickly answer workforce-related questions, monitor potential risks, and identify trends.

What If Employees Could Say "Leave Me Alone" Related to Professional Development?

The HR Capitalist

They''d like to define themselves as "well placed." I recently did a post over at Fistful of Talent for Halogen Software on Goal Settting. Let''s face it, any time we talk about professional development, we talk in broad terms. Everyone needs to be developed.

New Report Highlights Importance of Continuous Performance Management


New report from @PM_Insight & Halogen explores the need for ongoing #performancemanagement Tweet This! Just 29 per cent of respondents think that their performance management programme is above average, while 42 per cent do not think the process is working well.

Future-Proof Your Organization with Talent Pools

HR Daily Advisor

by Joanne Wells, Manager, Learning Center of Excellence, Halogen Software. This will ensure an objective, well-rounded approach aligned with strategy and that will help avoid subjectivity or bias. Joanne Wells is Manager, Learning Centre of Excellence at Halogen Software.

From Recruiting to HR: The Importance of the Candidate-to-Employee Experience


After a candidate has become an employee, building a well thought-out onboarding process is crucial for them to start out on the right foot. While working in recruiting and HR coordination, I’ve seen the number of employees at Jobvite almost double.

4 Ways Organizations Can Connect Talent Strategy to Business Strategy


Performance Management : Employees need regular, specific, timely feedback to perform well. I hope you’ll join me during Halogen Software’s TalentSpace Live conference for a discussion about connecting talent and business strategies.

Use Ongoing Performance Management To Sweeten Business Outcomes


On top of that, leaders understand the top and bottom line impact of employee performance management, satisfaction, and well-being. Sweets of Oman understands the impact of talent management on employee performance all too well.

3 Tips to Help Employees Prepare for Conversations About Their Performance

HR Daily Advisor

by Anita Bowness, global practice leader, Business Consulting, Halogen Software. Not only does this tip help employees prepare, it also helps their manager prepare as well.

Jump into the Talent Pool

HR Daily Advisor

By Joanne Wells, Manager, Learning Center of Excellence, Halogen Software. This will ensure an objective, well-rounded approach aligned with strategy that will help avoid subjectivity or bias. A common problem among HR managers and recruiters involves critical vacancies.

What Are Top Businesses Doing To Measure Workplace Learning?


David Wentworth is an experienced research analyst with Brandon Hall Group in Florida, and a guest speaker at this year’s Halogen Software customer conference, TalentSpace Live 2017.

HR Reading For New Year’s Weekend


Well, not quite. Happy New Year from Halogen Software and the TalentSpace Blog team! We hope you’re having a great time, whether you’re still hard at work or enjoying a well-deserved holiday. We hope you had a great holiday weekend like we just did.

Keep Your Remote Employees Engaged: Telecommuter Appreciation Week


We’re just hitting the tail end of Telecommuter Appreciation Week , and it’s a well-deserved week. So we talked to a number of leaders around the Halogen office about how they keep their remote employees feeling appreciated, involved, and engaged.

#SHRM16 Interview with Tim Mulligan the CHRO of the Year

OmegaHR Solutions

Their technology needed to be updated and how they communicated with employees needed to be changed as well. In 2005 Mulligan partnered with Halogen. He will be signing copies of the book at Halogen’s island 2325 at #SHRM16.


Why Teams Don't Trust One Another -- and How to Fix It

45 Things

For example, science shows that human beings often make snap judgments about people they meet for the first time, but research shows that our own intuition can be wrong when judging those we don’t know well. Trust is the glue of life.

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. 3: Halogen Software Succession Planning Study, 2016.

4 Best Practices for Passive Recruiting in Healthcare


It’s about convincing candidates that what your organization has to offer is better than what they have now or than what the competition is offering, says John Fleischauer , Talent Attraction Manager at Halogen Software, a cloud-based intelligent talent management solution.

10 of the Most Revealing Interview Questions to Ask Job Candidates

Spark Hire

You can bet your candidates are well-versed in how to answer standard interview questions like, “What’s your greatest strength? That’s how you know your hire will mesh well with your team or company, rather than turning out to be a costly regret.

Lesson From #SHRM16 - How Leaders Receive Feedback Matters


My head is full of ideas that I want to start sharing at Halogen Software, as well as ideas that I want to use for my own personal growth. I flew back home to Ottawa last night from SHRM 2016 in Washington, D.C., the largest HR conference in the world.

WEBINAR: What does Game of Thrones have to do with performance coaching?

Steve Boese

Whether it’s Ned Stark or Khal Drago, we’ll go rapid fire and tell you what they did well from a coaching perspective, then tell you what dysfunction caused them to be… well… cancelled. We’ll feature the 5 most notorious leaders currently alive on the show and break down their coaching style—where they’re strong and where they struggle—with the help of the performance management experts at Halogen Software.

Are You Making The Best Of Your Workforce?


There’s a lot of buzz around how to keep and engage millennial workers , but it’s rare that a company doesn’t also have boomers and other generations to keep engaged as well. Presenters: Nina Mehta-Vania , Talent Management Consultant, Halogen Software.

Boomer Exodus—the Benefits of Partial and Trial Retirement

HR Daily Advisor

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. In tomorrow’s Advisor , we will show how a partial or trial retirement program can benefit your employees as well, plus we introduce the free (thanks to sponsor Halogen Software) interactive webcast, 4 Strategies for Aligning Your Talent and Business Plans.