by DAVID CREELMAN | May 14th, 2013 | Total Rewards
Do you roll your eyes when you see the word “gamification” or are you intrigued? I hope a bit of both.
Skepticism may not be a competency on your job description but it is an important part of HR’s mental toolkit.
At the same time anyone not open to new ideas shouldn’t be in management. Gamification really does hold promise for reward, however it can also go wrong.
First, we need to understand what
by WENDY LOWE | May 9th, 2013 | Performance Management
In this post Jenny Hamilton, a Certified Human Capital Strategist and an Implementation Consultant for Halogen, shares how organizations can use Halogen Job Description Builder to create best-practice job descriptions. Jenny also shares how to leverage your job descriptions to support your other talent processes.
Job descriptions are not only incredibly important for attracting and retaining top talent. They’re a critical tool that, when done well, create a foundation to support all talent management programs across [...]>
by MELANY GALLANT | May 3rd, 2013 | Goal Management
Today’s post comes from Neil Shah, implementation consultant and product sales specialist for Halogen Software. In this article Neil discusses how organizations can use their talent management programs to support corporate social responsibility activities, and how this can lead to great employee engagement and organizational alignment.
Every business has an impact on the community and environment through its everyday operations (including products, supply chain, employment and energy use).
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is about a company recognizing [...]>
by YVON MARTEL | May 1st, 2013 | Performance Management
Healthcare reform in the U.S. It’s a hot topic these days.
It’s also no secret that the U.S. healthcare industry is facing unprecedented change as well as mass uncertainty around the impact of healthcare reform.
In an industry facing increasing demand for services, nurse and doctor talent shortages and declining reimbursement levels, how can hospital leaders manage through the transformation? By implementing and leveraging talent management best-practices.
Research shows that effective talent management practices can help healthcare organizations [...]>
by MELANY GALLANT | Apr 22nd, 2013 | Halogen News
From September 22nd to 24th, 2013 Halogen Software customers from around the world will convene at the Green Valley Ranch Resort in Henderson, NV to learn, network and be inspired about building a world-class workforce.
Of all the conferences and tradeshows we attend throughout the year, the Halogen Software Customer Conference is our favorite. Not just because it’s a conference that Halogen organizes.
It’s our favorite event because it gives us the opportunity to see our customers [...]>