Explore HCI's collection of curated research, white papers, case studies and infographics on trending talent management topics.
Misalignment between your human capital strategy and the facts on the ground will cause confusion and disengagement among your people -- further impeding the successful execution of strategy.
Sourcing skills are in high demand. And why shouldn’t they be? Finding top talent is getting harder.
A recent report from The Society for Human Resource Management found that 68% of more than 3,300 talent acquisition professionals surveyed ...
The concept of diversity and inclusion as we see it in action has its flaws. Rather than ‘diverse and included,’ organizations often end up being ‘diverse and independent’ or worse, ‘diverse and assimilated.’ There must be a better way.
Technology-enabled assessment, like many other talent management tools, are prone to fads and trends. While some of these new technologies may look great and offer glossy gamification or simulations, there is insufficient scientific research to ...Read more
What makes a person succeed in their position? Hiring isn't a guessing game anymore.Read more
Organizations everywhere are gearing up for their yearly performance reviews. Managers are filling out paperwork and straining their memories back across an entire year to recall employees’ major successes and failures, and employees are bracing themselves for bad news or daring to hope for an above-average salary increase. Either way, the traditional performance review is past its “sell-by” date.
How do I optimize my resources? It is the perennial question for today’s businesses. Our philosophy is that aligned organizations can better optimize their resources to create both great efficiencies as well as desired growth. To accomplish both ...Read more
For years, employers focused on recruiting and retaining what used to be the largest generation in U.S. history: Baby Boomers. As that generation's people are now 54 to 71 years old, employers have been far less focused on recruiting and retaining, and instead, replacing these aging workers.
Studies show that workplace incivility costs companies $14,000 per employee due to lost productivity and work time. It can have serious health effects on individuals, lead to increased turnover, impede collaboration among teams and ...Read more
Scarcity of qualified talent is a common challenge for many organizations. It puts pressure on employers to improve their ability to find and attract quality candidates for open positions and invest in retaining the people they already have. As ...Read more
Organizations continuously strive to increase the efficiency, consistency, and quality of support services like human resources, finance and information technology. The better these back-office functions work, the more time your people can spend on activities that grow the bottom line.
We don’t just learn a new skill, like developing self-awareness, every once in a while. You’ve got to keep working at it, practicing it, setting reminders to use it and looking for situations for applying new skills. From there, take time to reflect on what worked, what didn’t and how you can improve.
While technology-enabled assessment appears promising, the scientific research behind it is insufficient and does not yet fully support several of the key criteria for judging the usefulness of assessments. View our infographic to learn more.Read more
Assessments are screening tools, not interviews. They're designed to help hiring managers determind which candidates to pursue for a particular job. They're not meant to be a replacement for human interaction, or an excuse to skip ...Read more
Think all online reference-checking products are the same? Some may simply present reference responses alongside a generic or limited list of personality and behavioral traits. This could spell trouble both in terms or the quality of your hiring ...Read more
Good managers localize team goals to cascade up to strategies developed by senior leadership. They’re not solving the company’s problems. They’re balancing service to their team with service to the big picture…easier said than done.
Building a successful hiring process is all about structure. Just like a builder needs a blueprint, you need a repeatable, scalable hiring plan. That way, you can ensure stability in your organization and count on a successful outcome each time ...Read more
Despite the importance of the talent acquisition function, recruiters still continue to rely on the embedded analytics in their Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) for the data they need to make fact-based decisions on recruiting and hiring.