Creating an Employee Retention Plan to Lower Turnover

Posted by April

May 4, 2015 3:30:00 PM

Why is it that some companies face higher turnover rates than others? No managers or leaders of companies get excited about a high turnover rate, and for good reason.  According to the Wall Street Journal, “experts estimate it costs upwards of twice an employee’s salary to find and traina replacement.” So what are reasons that cause high turnover and how can companies create an employee retention plan that works?
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Topics: Employee Recruitment and Retention

What is Company Culture?

Posted by Brianna Gilliam, Design & Research Specialist

Apr 8, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Culture is the personality of an organization. It is impossible for an organization to have no culture. If you think your company doesn’t, sit back and take a look around - notice the behaviors that people in your organizations share. Are these the behaviors you want or not? Answering this question will tell you if your company culture is good or bad.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Company Culture

What is a Dashboard and Why is it Important to Talent Management?

Posted by Brianna Gilliam, Design & Research Specialist

Apr 1, 2015 11:00:00 AM

What is a dashboard? What makes it so important in the talent management world? According to Peter McFadden’s, CEO of Excel Dashboard Widget, “What is Dashboard Reporting”,  a dashboard is “an easy to read, often single page, real-time user interface, showing a graphical presentation of the current status (snapshot) and historical trends of an organization’s key performance indicators to enable instantaneous and informed decisions to be made at a glance.” I know, that is a hefty definition; however it answers both questions.

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Topics: Talent Management, Dashboard

10 Reasons You need a 9-box Grid for Succession Management & More

Posted by Brianna Gilliam, Design & Research Specialist

Mar 25, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Succession, compensation, and workforce management are hard on organizations. It requires analyzing a lot of data to make important decisions that affect a high percentage of your organization. You know that it is necessary to plan and groom your future leaders today to maintain the success of your organization. Many tools exist to assist in these tough processes. One of the most powerful among them is the 9-box grid.

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Topics: Succession Management

Competency Management ~ Part 3 of 3

Posted by Annett Winiarz

Feb 9, 2015 9:23:23 AM

Monitoring Compliance

Our Competency Management allows you to track completion of certifications and regulatory requirements to ensure skills are up to date with certifications and regulatory requirements. This allows your department and company to stay on track. The software also:

  • Tracks a wide range of regulatory requirements including Sarbanes Oxley, ISO, FDA, OSHA, NRC, DOT, FCC, and many others
  • Automatically tracks the completion, expiration and renewal of certifications and generates reports
  • Creates clear audit trails
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Topics: Competency Management

Competency Management ~ Part 2 of 3

Posted by Annett Winiarz

Feb 4, 2015 11:23:11 AM

Standardization for Employee Mobility

Organization with multiple facilities can develop and maintain standards for company-wide functions. Management can standardize roles, tasks, and competencies to ensure that all employees have the same training, skills, and certifications no matter which facility they work in. Now managers can search the entire organization.

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Topics: Competency Management

Competency Management ~ Part 1 of 3

Posted by Annett Winiarz

Feb 2, 2015 9:26:30 AM

Competency Management and Resource Planning

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Topics: Competency Management

Integrated Talent Management - Part 3 of 3

Posted by Annett Winiarz

Jan 30, 2015 2:30:00 PM

Integrated Talent Management: What Is It and Why Should You Want It? According to Bersin by Deloitte, it is three or more connected organizational processes designed to attract, manage, develop, motivate and retain key people. These processes include activities such as performance management, career management, succession management, leadership development, learning and capability development, total rewards and talent acquisition. These processes are integrated through a common interface, data platform, workflow, and cross-process reporting and analytics.

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Topics: Integrated Talent Management

Integrated Talent Management - Part 2 of 3

Posted by Annett Winiarz

Jan 28, 2015 2:30:00 PM

Integrated Talent Management - What Is It and Why Should You Want It?

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Topics: Integrated Talent Management

Integrated Talent Management - Part 1 of 3

Posted by Annett Winiarz

Jan 26, 2015 4:25:00 PM

Integrated Talent Management - What Is It and Why Should You Want It?

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Topics: Integrated Talent Management