Diversity and Inclusion

Move beyond demographic diversity to cognitive diversity and a culture of inclusiveness

Organizations with diverse perspectives, work experiences, lifestyles, and cultures perform better. The future of diversity and inclusion moves beyond thinking demographic diversity to include cognitive diversity—the blending of different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives within a team. Learn to embed diversity into your entire talent management system (from hiring all the way to performance management, development, and leadership) to create a true culture of inclusiveness. In a culture of inclusive diversity, organizations realize the full potential of all employees.

Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) Certification

Forecast and plan the workforce your organization will need to succeed in the future.

Learn the skills required to integrate quantitative measures such as headcount planning and workforce analytics into a qualitative decision framework that can inform and transform organizational strategy.

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This Time, It’s Personal: Engaging Personal Change to Influence Company Growth

July 7, 2015 | Randi Kenney | HCI

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” Did Mahatma Gandhi know, when he spoke those words, that they would soon be a staple on brightly colored posters adorning the walls of primary schools across the nation? He probably didn’t. But that’s because he didn’t actually say that. At least, there’s no historically verifiable record that he spoke those exact words. Yet, they survive, reappearing on posters and mugs and magnets and any manner of trinket to remind us of that very concept. Why?

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Core HR: Why and How

June 30, 2015 | SuccessFactors, an SAP company

Many organizations today need to manage talent globally. Is yours one of them? The cultural, geographic, linguistic, and structural silos that divide global enterprises are smaller obstacles than ever if you have the right technology. Cloud ...

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Choosing the Right Analytics for a True Workforce Advantage

June 10, 2015 | Ron Hetrick

When it comes to workforce planning, many metrics such as cost of attrition and time-to-fill have lost their attractiveness. Metrics like labor costs and unwanted turnover have taken center stage. As benchmarking becomes increasingly important, companies need to review the metrics they originally deemed insignificant and look at them through a new competitive advantage lens. Metrics do not go out of style--people just forget why they are important. The key is to integrate the right analytics for every role in their organization.

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Workforce Planning and Optimization: Optimizing Personnel to Maximize Profits

May 28, 2015 | Edwin Lohmann

Optimizing your workforce means allocating the right resources to tasks based on employees’ skills, availability and preferences while respecting regulations and labor agreements. These operational challenges get very complex, very quickly. Join Edwin Lohmann, PhD, Director of Business Unit Workforce, North America at Quintiq for an engaging discussion on how you can overcome the complexities of workforce planning and scheduling to gain full visibility and control over your entire workforce processes.

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The Trufiles: Video Interviewing

May 27, 2015 | Bill Boorman & Sally Hunter

The newest concept of video interviewing is not about conducting a traditional interview via Skype. Instead a company asks job candidates to pre-record answers to a set of questions (with one or multiple takes) using a built-in camera on a ...

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Compete and Connect: Developing Globally-Competent Leaders

May 20, 2015 | Jenna Filipkowski | Human Capital Institute

In this signature research, conducted in partnership between the Human Capital Institute and the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, we investigate ways organizations are developing global competence in ...

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Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) Certification

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In an economy driven by innovation, disruption and constant change, strategic workforce planning is a crucial competency for HR professionals seeking to align workforce strategy with overarching business goals.

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Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) Certification

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