#recruitment: How Social Media Changes Everything

By Benedicte Flouriot Companies approach the talent search and the hiring process in a much different way than just 15 years ago. Why? Because the working world has changed. Let’s stick to the literal meaning of the working world for a minute...

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Moving Beyond the Annual Review

By Jennifer Gerves-Keen What motivates change? How about two million hours? That’s an enormous amount of time… and money. Time for a Change of Track? When Deloitte realized that their firm was spending two million hours a year on filling in forms and...

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‘Numbers People’ and ‘People People’

By David Creelman There is a huge movement towards HR analytics and that is a good thing. However there is a risk that this will create a culture war within HR with the “numbers people” squaring off against the “people...

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The Unbearable Vagueness of HR Analytics

By David Creelman HR is undergoing something of a revolution with the influx of analytics people. It’s true that compensation has always been steeped in numbers, but in general HR has been staffed by “people” people; and in some cases...

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Know Your Workforce to Better Drive Your Business

By Jeff Carey Ask any CEO what their greatest asset is and with very few exceptions, the answer will be “their workforce.” Employees represent the company’s brand in the market, interact with an organization’s customers on a daily basis, and...

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Re-imagining Performance Management

by Jennifer Gerves-Keen “Evidence is mounting that conventional approaches to strategic human capital management are broken…If you want a high-performance organization, you have to reverse the destructive effects of conventional performance management”1. — David Rock, Josh Davis & Beth Jones, “Kill...

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Rethinking Recruitment: Redefining the Candidate Experience

By Michael Palmer Given all that has changed in recruitment over the past couple of decades, you would think organizations would have undergone a significant shift, if not complete overhaul, of the way we recruit. However, even though the Internet spurred...

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The Quantified Organization: It’s Time For People Operations to Join the Data Revolution

By Goutham Kurra The world is awash with data. From optimizing supply chains to understanding customer sentiment to tracking the spread of contagious disease and predicting churn: data, algorithms and the information they yield have given us incredible leverage in...

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