Talent Acquisition

IBM named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Modern Talent Acquisition Systems 2017 Vendor Assessment

Creating a modern talent acquisition solution in today’s fast paced world is difficult – jobs are changing, businesses are transforming, and data is hard to analyze. Change is needed. At IBM we recognize that change, and we’ve spent a lot of time and investment in advancing our talent acquisition solutions into a complete suite (IBM […]

Employee Engagement

Listening To All Employees – New LGBT+ White Paper

We know that employees want their voices to be heard. In fact, 83 percent of surveyed employees say they are willing to participate in “active employee listening” programs.  But, are we listening to all employees? The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT+) constituency may be one employee group that is not as effectively heard or […]

Cognitive HR

Discover the Sweet Spot for Cognitive HR

The use of cognitive computing or artificial intelligence in the field of human resources (HR) is receiving growing attention. While the more ‘tech-minded’ might already be eagerly exploring new cognitive solutions, many practitioners are likely taking a more measured approach and would welcome guidance about just when, where and how to best use cognitive applications […]

5 Truths about Workforce Analytics

At HR Tech World in Amsterdam this week, David Green shared our latest insights into the analytics readiness of organizations in Europe and the rest of the world. You can see how your organization stacks up in terms of workforce analytics readiness in our white paper: HR analytics readiness: How does Europe compare to the […]

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Congratulations to the 2017 Candidate Experience Award Winners

Earlier this month, Talent Board, a non-profit organization focused on the promotion and benchmark research of a quality candidate experience, revealed the winners of the 2017 North American Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards. More than 200 companies registered to participate in this program, which ultimately collected the thoughts and experiences of over 180,000 job candidates. Winners were […]

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Reexamine employee experience at the WorkHuman Regional Forums

Which human workplace practices are most effective in driving a more positive employee experience? What tangible impact does focusing on employee experience have on metrics like retention and discretionary effort? To answer these questions, the IBM Smarter Workforce Institute and Globoforce’s WorkHuman Research Institute joined forces to conduct a global research study, gathering data from […]

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How to Safeguard Your Company from This Top Employee Flight Risk

Retention and engagement are on the minds of every employer. Given that turnover can cost tens of thousands of dollars to 1.5 – 2.0 times the annual salary of an employee, it’s understandable. So what causes employees to leave? If your first guess was managers, you’re not alone, but that’s actually one of the lowest […]

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Part Two – The “Me” in Engagement: The Importance for Practitioners to Balance Individual and Organisational Needs for Achieving Organisational Performance

In Part One of this blog we discussed that new research, based on a survey of over 30,000 New Zealand working adults, confirms engaging employees is not enough. High performing organisations have engaged employees, but also organisational practises, systems, and products/services that give these organisations position and commercial advantage in the competitive markets they operate […]

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PODCAST: Employee Experience– Building on Engagement, Measuring the Impact

It’s no secret that IBM and Globoforce have been working together to create something new in the world of employee listening. It’s called The Employee Experience Index and it’s “a new global measure of a human workplace and its impact.” To find out more about why this new piece of research was created, I recently […]

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Competencies in the Cognitive Era

Competencies have been around forever, they’re foundational. In fact, they’ve been around so long that it can seem that everything that can be said about them, has been said. That is about to change, because they are a vital component of cognitive HR.  Let me explain why … Over the past several months, I’ve been […]

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Using Data-Driven Insights to Drive Employee Experience and Engagement

No one would argue against putting the customer first, but where do employee experience and engagement fall on the list of business priorities? Make no mistake: Ignoring your employees does have a direct impact on customer satisfaction and sales. In the on-demand webcast, “How IBM Customers Are Analyzing Engagement Data to Improve Business,” IBM Watson […]

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IBM HR Summit, London 2017: The Power of Transforming HR

2017 represents a tremendously exciting year for all of us that work within, enable, or service the HR community. Only 12 months ago we sat in 155 Bishopsgate talking about the potential transformation of the HR function as we entered the Cognitive era. It is incredible to think that one year later we were able to […]

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