The intersection between HR strategy and HR technology

Trend, Drill, Slice

Trend, Drill, Slice

Feb 23, 2011

I love talking about and manipulating data.  One of my favorite moments of the month is when I get together with one of the premier data people in HR and we just talk data for 30 minutes just for kicks.  It’s fun talking data with someone who gets data, but often, we’re not really doing that.  The number of really high quality data people in HR seems to...

Next Gen Workforce Planning

Next Gen Workforce Planning

Aug 25, 2010

We’ve been doing a pretty good job with Talent Management in my opinion.  We have pretty much deployed our systems or are in the midst of doing so.  We have reengineered our core talent processes from talent acquisition to performance to succession to learning and compensation.  We have started to grow our talent thinking past these core processes to...

HR Leadership Selection

I’ve been talking lately about how individual contributors are not always the best leaders.  Here, Jeff Hunter talks about why sometimes the individual contributor can become a great executive, and some of the problems they must overcome to get there. A Vice President of HR may be expected to have a great eye for talent, the capability to negotiate complex...

Defining Mobility

Talent is actually pretty tricky.  We seem not only to have problems defining talent and talent application components, but we seem to not know what some of those components even are.  I’m no making sense yet?  As anyone what are the components of a talent suite and you’ll get different answers – even though we’ve been buying and selling talent...

Employee Selection and Workforce Diversity: Are Current Tools Up To The Task?

Guest Author:  Stephen B. Jeong, Ph.D. Hispanics, African Americans, Asians and Native Americans now constitute more than one-third of the U.S. population. By 2042, they are projected to make up nearly one-half of all Americans.  Given these rapidly changing demographics—and consequently, the rapidly changing U.S. marketplace—many organizations are...

Workforce Talent Retention

I recently talked to an organization who is moving their organization from one end of the city to the opposite far end of the same area. The commuting time between the cities is about 40 minutes, and some employees would benefit and have reduced commute, others would certainly pick up longer train or car rides. I asked about turnover rates and received an...

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