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What Makes a Good HR Business Partner?

April 16, 2018 | Devin Morrissey | HCI

The definition of a human resources business partner (HRBP) has undoubtedly changed over the years. Originally the job was very different from traditional HR roles in that it dealt with more money-related issues, working with administrative heads of departments and not employees themselves. An HRBP was a less employee accessible role. They were HR professionals that specifically worked toward employers’ long-term goals.

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Active Candidate Engagement: A Playbook

April 16, 2018 | SkillSurvey

A good job candidate is hard to land. That’s especially true when it comes to passive candidates — those individuals currently employed but who may be open to new opportunities. But there are strategies you can use to grow your ...

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Public-Private Partnerships Gain Ground in Workforce Planning, Development

April 12, 2018 | MaryFran Heinsch | HCI

Our March, 2018 Talent Pulse Research shows that Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) is key in adapting to change, but businesses are finding that these plans often need to grow beyond their organizations and into the communities around them. As businesses forecast their talent supply and the skills needed for emerging roles, many find they must broaden their search for talent to keep pace with change.

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The Agility Gap

April 11, 2018 | TRACOM Group

A new survey of North American human resources and learning/training executives exposes a troubling lack of preparedness and effort to develop agility skills, despite the fact that these professionals and their executive bosses say agility is ...

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Data Integration Supports Evidence-based HR

April 10, 2018 | Alan Mellish | Oracle Human Capital Management

In our current economic moment, talent is paramount. Your ability to maximize the performance of your people determines your ability to deliver on business strategy. When your people are firing on all cylinders, you can feel it. Your organization just works better. People are happier, customers keep coming back for more, and the money keeps flowing.

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How to Escape from the Rut

April 9, 2018 | Aubrey Wiete | Human Capital Institute (HCI)

Personal ruts are tricky; they develop slowly but quickly suck the energy and enthusiasm out of a situation. Sometimes the cause is hard to pinpoint: a lack of development, an absentee manager, an undefined role, but the result is eerily similar. You feel stagnant, disconnected from your work not because you have too little to do, but because you are no longer inspired by it.

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Smart Selection Powered by People Data

April 9, 2018 | PXT Select

You’re hiring for a sales position at your company. You have two equally impressive employees. Both candidates had identical GPAs in college and have sales experience at a major company. They were friendly and professional during their ...

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Building Your Business Case for People Analytics

April 6, 2018 | Visier

The “datafication of HR” is accelerating, driven by the critical need to create better business outcomes using evidence-based workforce decisions. In 2015, Harris Poll (on behalf of Visier) surveyed 301 corporate executives across ...

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Make Online Reference Checking Part of Your Recruitment Tech Stack

April 4, 2018 | SkillSurvey | HCI

New must-have HR technologies seem to appear almost daily and impact nearly every aspect of recruiting. But, if you’re bolting on various technologies to streamline multiple functions – for example, sourcing, recruiting and engaging with candidates – it might feel like managing all these various tools is starting to weigh you down. Consider instead building a more efficient, integrated and holistic tech stack.

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Data-Driven Hiring: The Secret of Successful Recruitment

April 4, 2018 | SkillSurvey

Analytics have permeated all aspects of the modern entreprise. From your IT department, to your marketing and sales teams, every area of your organization is using data to deepen understanding, shape strategic decisions, and build new competitive ...

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Managing Flight Risk in a Workforce That’s Always Looking

April 2, 2018 | Bill Catlette | HCI

Not long ago, a client CEO and SVPHR asked if any of the three executives I was coaching for them presented a flight risk. My reply was to the effect that the operative word wasn’t “any,” but rather, ALL of them. Sure enough, over the ensuing nine months, each made his exit. As the economy and job market continue to warm, this has become an all too familiar chorus.

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Why Hiring in Healthcare is Harder Than Ever

March 30, 2018 | SkillSurvey

In the last few years, the way healthcare is supported, consumed and delivered in the US has undergone some dramatic changes. These changes have increased the burden on those tasked with hiring healthcare professionals.

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