Should you include freelancers in your talent development program?

Fast Company The Future of Work

The “2018 Future Workforce” report from freelancing website Upwork, released in February, found that 59% of hiring managers are using flexible talent–freelancers, temporary, and agency workers–which is more than double the 2017 percentage (24%). The report also found that freelancers place more value on skills training. Winning the Freelance Talent Wars. That training helps set up your contractor for success, he says.

How to elevate the importance of employee training Four tips to make training a priority in your organization

Visibility Software HR

Recently, we highlighted five common workplace training and development challenges employers face in 2019. One of those challenges sounds the simplest but is one of the most difficult to address—making training and development (T&D) a priority.

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Choosing the Best HR Certification – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

For example, I know the CEBS is for benefits but are there any certifications that would show an expertise in the field of training, employment laws, or general HR for healthcare professionals? American Staffing Association has four certifications focused on staffing and sourcing.

Sumser tech spotlight: This hiring tool ‘distinguishes itself’

HRExecutive

He founded Catalyte, a super-successful talent prediction company focused on software and engineering placements. Catalyte predicts the likelihood that an investment in training will produce the desired result.

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Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

How did talent acquisition end up here? 69 of talent acquisition. How did talent acquisition end up here? staffing levels. retention and talent development. talent. Yes I do Well, I was hoping for more training. The next. wave of. AI-led.

H&R Block Believes in Lifetime Learning as a Business Driving Force

Rallyware for Human Resources

Kip Knight , senior vice president at H&R Block , the world’s leading tax preparation company, knows that there’s nothing more important in business than developing your employees on a daily basis, bringing passion and meaning to the work they do. The future of work is lifetime learning and data-based talent development. As we can see, learning and development is a key element in making any business profitable.

Is Giving People A Chance The Ultimate Disruptor?

SuccessFactors

The event was staffed by bank employees and featured the joy of exercise, the camaraderie of a team, the competition of a race, and – most importantly – the satisfaction of supporting the services of Project HOPE Foundation. Serendipitously, Home Trust’s technology partner, SAP, also recently announced their ambitious goal of training and hiring nearly 700 more adults with autism.

How High-Performing Retailers Are Reinventing HR

SAP Innovation

Data from retailers surveyed as part of the SAP-supported Oxford Economics “Workforce 2020” study shows a direct correlation between above-average profit margin and revenue growth and strategic workforce development.

Organizational Talent Pools: 4 Steps to Developing Employees

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is an excerpt from my new book, “ The Recruiter’s Handbook: A Complete Guide for Sourcing, Selecting, and Engaging the Best Talent “ (SHRM, 2018) SHRM members can order a discounted copy at the SHRMStore. However, creating a talent pool takes some planning.

Layoffs (Usually) Don’t Work and Why They Harm More Than Help

Workplace Psychology

because of loss of job, new skills are not developed and current skills begin to atrophy. When senior leaders in the organization believe the downturn in business is permanent, instead of downsizing, Cascio (2009) suggests retraining employees to develop new lines of business.

Get Back to Hiring Top Talent in the COVID-19 Landscape

Caliper

CaliperCorp shows you how to find and leverage top talent in economic uncertainty. Click To Tweet What’s more, in times of turmoil, we look to our current employees more than ever to see what can be accomplished with the talent we have and the resources at hand.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals and Trending #HotInHR News

Advos

London HR tech startup Distributed that uses AI to source talents gets fresh seed funding of €1.7M. Talent Development Pioneer Acquires Online College to Close Middle-Skill Gaps. Training Firm Besomebody Acquires Artificial Intelligence Startup Pixelbug.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals

Advos

Cornwall Insight, a UK-based Provider of Research, Analysis, Consultancy and Training Services, Receives Minority Investment from BGF. Blue Equity Announces The Acquisition Of Napoli Management Group to expand its Platform in the Representation, Talent and Entertainment Businesses.

A Post-COVID Playbook for Recruiting and Retaining Tech Talent

Eightfold

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impacts, a new paradigm in tech talent management had begun to emerge. Expert tech people are just as valuable as they were before the pandemic; it’s the talent marketplace that has changed.

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Beyond Today’s Crisis: HR Shifts The Culture Of Midsize Businesses To The “Next Normal”

SuccessFactors

HR leaders can address these counter-productive realities by building a collaborative workforce community, continuing talent development and training, and keeping employees up to date on plans and expectations by using the following four-step strategy.

Beyond Today’s Crisis: HR Shifts The Culture Of Midsize Businesses To The “Next Normal”

SuccessFactors

HR leaders can address these counter-productive realities by building a collaborative workforce community, continuing talent development and training, and keeping employees up to date on plans and expectations by using the following four-step strategy.

6 Tips for a Successful Culture and Digital Transformation

HR Daily Advisor

Speakers Gerrit Schimmelpenninck, Talent Intelligence Manager at Philips, and Marelle van Beerschoten, Founder of Digital Shapers, highlight one key element most companies are getting wrong: HR is not catching up. Having partnered with several companies in their journey toward digital transformation, she described how this can severely hinder a company’s ability to attract and also maintain the digital talent they need.

100+ Top HR and Recruiting Podcasts

Select Software Reviews

Recruiting Host: Gordon Collier About: Dropping talent acquisition value in short consumable episodes designed for the "recruiter". It includes stories and journeys of CHRO's, Chief People Officers, CEO, Head of Talent, and more. Join us as we reimagine talent.

5 Steps For Creating Organizational Talent Pools

Saba

The good news is identifying and developing future talent doesn’t have to be a painstaking process. Organizations can get the same benefits by developing talent pools. The advantages of talent pools. Talent pools make succession planning more flexible.

#atdMENA Jenny Dearborn and Big Data Analytics in Saudi Arabia

Strategic HCM

One of my favourite sessions at ATD MENA in Riyadh where I''ve been speaking about people focused talent development and creating human capital was Jenny Dearborn''s on the value of data and analytics: it''s data science, not rocket science.

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The Top 40 Job Titles in Human Resources

Ongig

Chief Talent Officer and other C-Level HR Titles. Then there’s the title “Chief Talent Officer” The Chief Talent Officer might sometimes be used for the top HR role at small companies but when it’s used at larger enterprises it’s usually a level below the CHRO.

Understanding the Basics: What Is Human Capital Management Software?

Workday

At its most basic level, human capital management (HCM) is the practice of managing, recruiting and developing a workforce, and is overseen by an organization’s human resources (HR) department. Onboarding talent to the organization. Enabling talent development.

Moving Into the Future

HRO Today

By Andrew Calvert, Senior Vice President of Global Solutions, Leadership, and Talent Development, Lee Hecht Harrison LLC. One-size-fits-all training will become a thing of the past. India, on the other hand, will have a talent surplus and a large pool of educated people.

6 Tips for a Successful Digital Transformation

Impraise

However, speakers Gerrit Schimmelpenninck, Talent Intelligence Manager at Philips, and Marelle van Beerschoten, Founder of Digital Shapers, highlighted one key element most companies are getting wrong.

Talent and Performance Management Survey: The Results Are In!

HR Daily Advisor

The HR Daily Advisor ® research team conducted the 2016 Talent and Performance Management Survey in January 2016. Talent and performance management is one of the most important and rigorous tasks any HR professional has to deal with. Predicting Staffing and Talent Requirements.

Career Pathing Is Your Best Employee Retention Strategy

SumTotal

Think the war for talent is an overused term describing the challenges recruiters face to fill open requisitions? Furthermore, the problem doesn’t stop once you’ve attracted the top talent. Employees, once you get them in the door, want meaningful development opportunities.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals and Trending #HotInHR News

Advos

STRIVR nabs $16M to train the future workforce in virtual reality. ExecOnline, a provider of certificate-bearing leadership and development (L&D) programs in partnership with elite business schools, Secures $18M in Series C Funding.

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2019 Guide To Recruiting & HR Events, Part 2

Entelo

The fall events season is in full swing, which means thousands of valuable opportunities for professional and personal development. Disrupting Talent Acquisition: How TA Must Evolve To Win The War For Talent; Lawrel Aufmuth, Advantage Solutions. Talent Development Think Tank.

Redefining Recruiting, and Is It Really the “Point” of HR?

TLNT: The Business of HR

This is what recruiters do, what talent acquisition teams do, modern day matchmaking between job seekers with jobs and helping transforming millions of lives hopefully for the better. Ah, so that’s where the gods of the talent wars bifurcated….

What HR Transformations are on the Horizon?

HRExecutive

This will allow HR to dramatically redeploy staff—far fewer will work in areas such as GBS/shared services, and more will take on high-impact activities, such as talent strategy, HR-program innovation, organizational change, analytics and acting as trusted advisers to senior leaders. For example, employees will have access to personal digital assistants, productivity tools, performance coaching, personalized training and customized career-development guidance.

2018: The Talent Management Tipping Point

i4cp

Looking forward into 2018, I think we are approaching a tipping point for talent management. Talent management is changing, and TM professionals must lead that change. Talent management approaches based on the assumption that organizations are in control will begin to break down. Nowhere is it more obvious than in talent development. But what if you could train 10 persons in three key competencies (or even one person in one thing) and yield a billion dollars?

How Data is Being Used To Boost Recruitment and Retention

TalentCulture

Recruitment and retention of top talent differentiates a company from its competitors. The opportunity is significant though – to improve outcomes across all areas of HR from recruitment to development to retention. Which talent sources bring in our highest achievers?

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People Analytics: Tapping into a Powerful Resource

TalentCulture

You’ll do well to draw from different talent pools. The best people analytics teams draw talent from across the organization. Developing such a system can be difficult and costly—but the potential ROI is immense.

How Digital Tech is Changing HR

HRExecutive

This will allow HR to dramatically redeploy staff—far fewer will work in areas such as GBS/shared services, and more will take on high-impact activities, such as talent strategy, HR-program innovation, organizational change, analytics and acting as trusted advisers to senior leaders.

In a World of Social Learning, Development is an Experiment

i4cp

Social learning offers the development function the opportunity to shift both practices and mindset. One of the great myths in the old (and still too current) model of development is the notion of the “pilot program.” i4cp’s recent research in partnership with ATD, Social Learning – Developing Talent Through Connection, Contribution, and Collaboration, suggests a very different reality.