Article | Author: Dr. John Sullivan | Source: TLNT
| Published:September 30, 2013
Many in business, and most in talent management, fail to realize that as soon as you open your mouth, it’s immediately obvious to almost all leaders and executives whether you are “strategic” and “know the ... Read more
What came first? Human resources or human resources technology?
If you ask some of my friends, they will tell you that you can’t do human resources in 2013 without having an integrated technology platform that addresses workforce planning, ... Read more
Webcast | Presented By: Jac Fitz-enz, Jeff Facteau, Ph.D. | Webcast Aired: May 22, 2012
Today, nearly every action or process we complete at work is recorded and stored in a data warehouse. Organizations are just beginning to harness the power of this data to inform strategy and improve efficiency. HR has access to huge ... Read more
This document describes the benefits of using assessments and SHL’s best practice recommendations for appropriate identification and use of assessments in a hiring process. These recommendations are based on our extensive experience in ... Read more
For organisational success, it is essential to have the right people in the right place at the right time. For existing employees, it is crucial to have a development process in place which analyses their strengths and indicates where in your ... Read more
Blog | Author: James H. Killian, Ph.D. | Source: HCI
| Published:December 2, 2013
In my most recent HCI blog, I wrote about the fact that good tools tied to poor organizational data will fail to demonstrate value. A recent interaction with a senior HR leader for a Fortune 1000 company leads me to believe she did not read that piece, so it presents an opportunity to go a bit deeper on the topic. Specifically, this executive insisted that any assessment put in place should be able to reduce turnover by 20% in their customer service positions by bringing in better candidates who are more likely to stay put. Evidently, she believed this because she had read about the topic of assessment on various well-known and many respectable sites that insist that the purveyor of the instruments must have documented evidence that it will prove them to reduce turnover and other magical phenomena.
Being surprised is rarely a good thing in business.
One of the reasons Big Data has quickly become the darling of business is because its insights help diminish the likelihood of surprises.
The game-changing nature of Big Data analysis ... Read more