Why you can’t afford to NOT do Strategic Workforce Planning

Continuing on from her last great article, which details the plight of Strategic Workforce Planning, Alicia Roach puts forward a compelling case for why its imperative that organisations invest in building a solid strategic workforce plan that is not only aligned to their business strategy but underpins it. She examines some of the core elements that need to considered when driving a culture of strategic workforce planning throughout the organisation, this extends beyond just technology to culture and leadership.

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How to Prepare for the Pitfalls in Employee Experience Transformation 

As Employee Experience continues to gain more traction and importance and becomes an ever increasing priority for Chief HR Officers, as a HR function we don’t have a clear plan on how to execute on it. The TI People along with 20 HR leaders from across the United States spent two days breaking down the ‘what’ and the ‘how’ of sustainable EX improvement and co-creating solutions to the pitfalls, they’ve seen unstick the best of intentions in EX.

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How Can You Use Technology to Support a Culture of Inclusion and Diversity?

The case for diversity and inclusion in the workplace is compelling – not just because it is the right thing to do, but because numerous studies suggest it can drive better business performance too. With advances in technology and the growth of people analytics, HR increasingly has the tools it needs to promote and embed diversity and inclusion initiatives, and perhaps most critically prove that it can be a significant driver of business performance. In David Green’s latest expert interview he speaks to Stacia Garr co-founder and principal analyst at RedThread Research about the exciting and insightful research they’ve been conducting in the D&I space.

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How Nestlé uses People Analytics to Measure Gender Pay Gap and Equity

In this video clip and transcript from this week’s Digital HR Leaders podcast, Jordan Pettman and David Green discuss how Nestlé is using people analytics to understand and measure gender pay gap and equity. Jordan gives some great examples of how Nestlé has built a model to understand pay and to enable members of the broader HR community to self-serve the analytics and insights themselves. If you’re interested in learning more about the People Analytics journey at Nestlé, then I urge you to watch this video/read this blog with Jordan.

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How can you Measure Organisational Culture?

The culture of an organisation can have a huge impact on employee morale, the profitability of a company, and recruiting efforts. Having a good company culture can inspire employees to be more positive and productive at work while improving retention rates. But the question arises as to how you measure company culture? This blog examines the difference in organisational culture and climate and the various ways you might go about measuring your company culture.

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How is Vodafone Innovating in Learning and Development?

In this video clip and transcript from this week’s Digital HR Leaders podcast, Catalina Schveninger from Vodafone and I discuss the new world of learning and how Vodafone is innovating in the area of Learning and Development. Catalina gives some great examples of how Vodafone is understanding the skills that its employees needs to learn and personalising the learning experience for them. If you’re interested in learning more about new learning models and how a company like Vodafone is leading the way in this space, then I urge you I urge you to watch this video/read this blog with Catalina.

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How do you Measure Employee Experience?

In an exclusive interview, HRTechX speaks to David Green about the impact that organisational transformation is having on the HR function. One of the key points that David raises, focuses on the impact that the 4th industrial revolution is having on organisational transformation. In a world where organisations are having to reinvent themselves constantly, it is essential that HR is able to understand and measure employee experience. In this article, we examine how to go about measuring employee and manager perceptions of HR.

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What can HR Learn from Marketing?

In this video clip and transcript from this week’s Digital HR Leaders podcast, Richard Collins (Co-Founder at ClickIQ) gives some great examples of what HR can learn from Marketing and how HR still has a long way to go in terms of creating a customised recruitment experience. If you’re interested in learning more about how automation and artificial intelligence are impacting the Recruitment function, then I urge you to watch this video/read this blog with Richard.

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The Path to Transformation and Organisational Effectiveness? (aka Strategic Workforce Planning)

A great article from Alicia Roach where she asks why so many organisations struggle with Strategic Workforce Planning. The thing about SWP is that yes, it is about the workforce – but that doesn’t mean it is another item in the “best-practice toolkit” or laundry list for HR. SWP defines that list in the first place! And not just for HR, but for the whole business, who are relying on the capabilities and skill of the workforce to deliver its transformation, digitisation or growth agendas. The workforce is the key execution vehicle for most organisations (and as we already know, their biggest asset, largest cost) and SWP is the way to optimise the workforce – so why so misunderstood?

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How Does Spotify use People Analytics?

In this video clip and transcript from this week’s Digital HR Leaders podcast, Katarina Berg (CHRO at Spotify) outlines some of the examples of how Spotify is using people analytics to really influence business decisions in the company around manager/employee interactions and support making informed decisions around office locations. If you’re interested in learning more about how people analytics has been used at Spotify, then I urge you to watch this video with Katarina.

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