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For More Organizations, Workforce Planning Includes Regional Workforce Development.

June 5, 2018 | MaryFran Heinsch | HCI

Organizations plan their workforce to keep pace with the emerging needs of the marketplace, evolving business objectives, and changing roles. But even the most organized planning efforts can’t resolve widening gaps between the skills necessary for new roles and the capabilities of existing talent. Internal learning and development programs can help, but in many industries, these are not enough to cover an organization’s needs. In response, organizations are searching for fresh alternatives for getting the right talent into the right roles at the right time.

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Strategic HR Business Partner: A New Certification Program for a New Era in Talent Management

June 4, 2018 | Randi Kenney | HCI

Historically, HCI’s Strategic HR Business Partner certification program has been one of our most popular courses. Thousands of HR professionals worldwide have completed the certification, boosting their business and financial acumen and learning how to become better strategic partners to the business.

Yet, the role HR should play in driving the business forward continues to evolve. At HCI, we’re always on top of what’s coming next in HR, and our certification programs are no exception.

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The Economic Impact of Visier People

June 4, 2018 | Visier

It’s no secret that—in any industry— the workforce plays a key role in determining how an organization performs.

When organizations take advantage of workforce data to inform their people decisions, research has proven that ...

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Recognition Vendor Guide

June 3, 2018

As you begin your search for an employee recognition partner, it’s helpful to understand the recognition industry at a high level. Is there one primary type of recognition company or are there many? How do you compare apples to apples? Why ...

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Are machines better at discrimination than human beings?

June 3, 2018 | Ankita Poddar | HCI

Human beings are inherently biased. We would like to believe that we are largely rational beings but as years of research has proved, we aren’t. In fact, there is an entire field of study (behavioral economics, social psychology, call it what you may) dedicated to studying human irrationality. 

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Backstage with Tim State: Q&A With a 2018 Employee Engagement Keynote Speaker

May 31, 2018 | Human Capital Institute (HCI) | HCI

It’s one thing to get the best talent in the door. In many cases, it can be quite a different challenge to get them to stay. As the old adage says, people don’t leave jobs. They leave managers. At the 2018 Employee Engagement Conference, keynote speakers from organizations like Pepsico, Whirlpool, United States Golf Association, and the State of Tennessee will take the stage to discuss how leaders can create authentic connections, drive real accountability for engagement among managers and leaders, and retain critical talent.

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Making Lemonade: What Bad Manager Types Taught Me

May 28, 2018 | Sherrie Niedermeier | HCI

I’m no exception to this and have experienced (IMHO) more than my share of crazy, power hungry, clueless, and just plain incompetent behavior from managers that I’ve worked for. But, in the spirit of making lemons from lemonade, here are three of my best stories about some poor manager types and the critical lessons I took away from working with each of them, which (I hope) have made me a better leader.

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Niagara Casinos: Creating Purpose, Reinforcing Values

May 28, 2018 | O.C. Tanner

Welcoming millions of visitors each year from around the world, Niagara Casinos’ employees are committed to shaping memorable customer experiences and giving back in their community. Named the Top Employer in the Niagara Region for 7 years ...

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Successfully Implement OKR: A Step-by-Step Guide

May 27, 2018 | Atiim

The OKR process is not overly-complex; rather, it’s simply about setting goals. With that being said, it can become slightly more complex when companies are just beginning to use it (without having prior experience), or when detailed ...

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5 Tips on Millennials and Benefits

May 24, 2018 | Christy DeFrain | Purchasing Power

They’re now the largest generation in the workforce and we are still trying to figure out Millennials and what they want. Benefits are a key driver for today’s workforce. Gallup’s 2017 State of the American Workforce Survey reported that Millennials want benefits and perks that directly impact their lives and the lives of their family members.

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HR Analytics: Busting Silos and Delivering Outcomes

May 23, 2018 | SAP America

Digital transformation is creating hyper-connectivity among people, processes, things, and data. Organizations that can tap into that hyper connectivity are the disruptors. The smarter, more timely your decisions, the stronger your business will ...

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The Transformation Imperative for Small and Midsize Companies

May 23, 2018 | SAP America

Digital transformation is increasingly understood as a matter of survival for small and midsize companies. Most are planning to make the sweeping, technology-driven organizational changes that define digital transformation, and a growing majority ...

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