Prove the talent development strategys worth with the right data points. A proactive approach to talent development means understanding where you are now in areas such as knowledge and skills development and succession planning and which tools are required to get the job done.
Heres why we need human capital metrics and reporting in company disclosures. We are in a human crisis.
Use these five methods to strategically present data to stakeholders. As a talent development executive, you help organizations grow and transform their workforces. As such, you're often called upon to share a wealth of data-driven insights and recommendations with other senior leaders. But that can be challenging. How do you present complex information to a roomful of colleagues with limited time—and short attention spans—who desire to quickly understand the big picture? You need a data visualization strategy. The benefits are twofold. It helps you understand...
With a mandate to differentiate itself from competitors, Grant Thornton LLP primed future leaders to take charge. What's a firm to do to support and reinforce a culture shift and build a pipeline of future leaders? That's a question senior leaders at Grant Thornton LLP, the US firm of the global professional services firm Grant Thornton International, needed to address. It began in 2015 when the then CEO set clear business goals for a firmwide culture shift, including increasing client quality and satisfaction; enhancing brand reputation; and improving employee...
Companies with dedicated diversity teams also had leaders committed to those efforts. Those who reported their organization performed poorly identified pay equity and representation in senior leadership as the weakest areas.
Track and analyze metrics to uncover the financial and intangible value of wellness programs. According to the 2021 Industry Wellness Industry Trends Report produced by Wellable, a wellness technology platform, 42 percent of employers are planning to invest the same amount into health and well-being programs in the coming year, while another 37 percent of organizations are planning to invest more.
Go beyond smile sheets and ad-hoc feedback to demonstrate the rich value of virtual learning. Savvy companies that were early adopters of working and learning remotely simply ramped up their efforts in light of the disruption.
Your Groundbreaking Framework for Measurement and Reporting Most people find measurement, analytics, and reporting dauntingand LD professionals are no different. Measurement Demystified: Creating Your LD Measurement, Analytics, and Reporting Strategy is a much-needed and welcomed resource that breaks new ground with a framework to simplify the discussion of measurement, analytics, and reporting as it relates to LD and talent development practitioners.
Why is that and what can be done to change this thinking?For years, managers convinced executives that soft skills could not be measured and that the value of these programs should be taken on faith. Executives no longer buy that argument but demand the same financial impact and accountability from these functions as they do from all other areas of the organization.In Proving the Value of Soft Skills, measurement and evaluation experts Patti Phillips, Jack Phillips, and Rebecca Ray contend that efforts can and should be made to demonstrate the effect of soft...
Track short sims to better understand your learners. Those that use short simsquick, engaging, learning to do online learning contentget better metrics than those that use traditional content alone or full games.
Evolving Technology for Human PerformanceATDs 2020 Trends in Learning Technology collects insights about the latest emerging tech and trends that are transforming the talent development profession from top experts. No matter your role in talent development or the makeup of your organization, it is critical to regularly review new technologies and trends and evaluate if and how they fit into your organization.
The largest obstacle is many practitioners inability to capture metrics that tell the quantifiable story of success in mentorship programs. Mentorship programs are social learning relationships that are transformational for individual employees and drivers for strategic organizational success.
The argument: Its time to retire the Net Promoter Score. According to NetPromoter.com, the Net Promoter Score is a tool for measuring customers experience and for predicting a businesss growth.
During the November 2018 virtual meeting, CTDO Next members reviewed the Q3 2018 Talent Development Executive Confidence Index trends report and received a preview of the 2018 State of the Industry report. The group also discussed the future of measurement, a conversation begun during CTDO Next Miami in October 2018.
Todays talent development professionals have a vast array of data available to them, and the importance of telling the story of impact has never been greater. There are the traditional sources of data, such as learner performance during and after learning events, participation in talent acceleration activities, and employee engagement data.
P.J. Lhuillier, based in the Philippines, owns and operates a number of financial services companies that specialize in areas such as pawning, domestic and international remittance, microinsurance, and micro loans for businesses. P.J. Lhuilliers companies include the Philippines largest nonbank financial service provider, Cebuana Lhuillier. Because supervisors and officers in P.J. Lhuilliers organizations hold crucial roles for ensuring branches or departments operate securely and meet performance goals, employees must pass an exam to be promoted to these roles.
Improve both the effectiveness and efficiency of your workforce with lean learning. Surprisingly, these themes are common across most industries surveyed, and theres a good reason for that: Talent development deals with people, and in the realm of human behavior, the constant is the people, not the type of industry within which the people work.
Learning transfer is the true measure of a programs effectiveness. Training is a success if the trainees achieve the expected levels of performance.
Advancements in technology are helping talent analytics transformfrom descriptive to predictive to prescriptive. Is there an easier way to identify high-potential employees?
Consumers Energy provides electric and natural gas service to 6.7 million customers in Michigans Lower Peninsula. The foundation of the companys compliance begins with employee adherence to safety rules.Consumers Energy offers many safety refresher courses every year, covering topics such as proper use of safety equipment, hearing conservation, and handling hazardous waste.