Are Traditional HR Practices Keeping Your Organization Average?
October 22, 2015 | By Dr. Jay Dorio, Dr. Rena Rasch, and Dr. Sheri Feinzig, IBM Software Group
Ever since the publication of the War for Talent in 1997, the stakes for getting things right have been high…and they continue to be a top priority for CEOs (IBM Institute for Business Value, 2013). However, an over-reliance on traditional methods across critical human capital management processes may be limiting effectiveness.
From the initial attraction and selection of the right candidates for a role, to the development and retention of high-potential employees, traditional assumptions often result in average performance—and average does not yield high performing organizations. We can do better. Traditional HR practices can be transformed through workforce science1 , and a high-potential, Smarter Workforce can be created.
Traditionally, the corporate talent acquisition or recruiting process has focused on the internal activities of moving job seekers from the role of candidate to the role of employee. Today’s businesses need to do more because they ...