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Talent Management

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Application and Onboarding for IT Professionals
11 Aug 2014
Any new job comes with challenges: As a result of ongoing pressure to attract in-demand IT talent, the process of applying for and beginning a new position is drawing attention.Recent headlines confirm that candidates are asking for better communication from employers about where they stand in the application process. Employers will typically post job opportunities, encourage candidates to apply—t ... Read More
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Big Opportunities Mixed Capabilities
05 Aug 2014
Growing and ageing populations around the globe have greatly increased demand for medicine and health products. As a result, the field of life science – which comprises mainly BioPharmaceutical, Device and Consumer Health companies – has become a trillion-dollar global sector.The largest companies in the sector are headquartered primarily in the United States (US) and Western Europe. However, life ... Read More
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What Talent Wants - Life Sciences
04 Aug 2014
Every year, we conduct a large, global survey of workers to find out about their attitudes and feelings towards their work, the employment market and their employers. In this paper we discuss the overall trends in the 2013 survey responses, with a spotlight on those findings related to workers in the life sciences sector.But first, a brief look at what’s changed over the past year.When comparing t ... Read More
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IT Professionals: Attraction and Retention Factors
24 Jul 2014
No matter which industry vertical or sector you call home, by now you already realize that there is an extreme talent shortage within the IT profession. The influx of technology advancements, coupled with a decrease in IT college graduates, is significantly contributing to this dilemma.This talent shortage impacts you and your organization in a number of ways, and ignoring it won’t make it go away ... Read More
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What Talent Wants - Automotive
15 Apr 2014
Every year, we conduct a large, global survey of workers to find out about their attitudes and feelings towards their work, the employment market and their employers. In this paper we discuss the overall trends in the 2013 survey with a spotlight on those findings from nearly 3000 workers in the Automotive sector.But first, a brief look at what’s changed over the past year.When comparing the resul ... Read More
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What Talent Wants - High Tech
20 Feb 2014
Every year, we conduct a large, global survey of workers to find out about their attitudes and feelings towards their work, the employment market and their employers. In this paper we discuss the overall trends in the 2013 survey responses, with a spotlight on those findings related to workers in the high tech sector. But first, a brief look at what’s changed over the past year:  When comparing th ... Read More
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Making Life Sciences a Magnet for Talent
10 Feb 2014
Life science companies must adopt new business models to achieve the following:Counter slowing sales growthStem profitability challengesDeliver patient outcomes that reflect higher consumer expectationsPosition the industry for future success and innovationMaking these adjustments successfully will come down to individual companies’ ability to find, engage and retain the right people. For the most ... Read More
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What Talent Wants - Finance
30 Jan 2014
Every year, we conduct a large, global survey of workers to find out about their attitudes and feelings towards their work, the employment market and their employers. In this paper we discuss the overall trends in the 2013 survey responses, with a spotlight on those findings related to workers in the financial services sector. ... Read More
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HR and the Workplace of the Future
20 Aug 2013
We have all read the predictions of ‘mega change’ in the workforce of the future.We know how quickly technology has changed our world, as well as how it has radically altered the way we access (and compete for) work.We know how rapidly and how fundamentally the global economy has shifted, and how this has affected the organizations we work for, the local economies they depend upon, and the skills ... Read More
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Gen Now
23 Sep 2013
You’ve read plenty about the challenges presented by the multi-generational workforce.You get it. The generations are wired differently, they work differently and organizations have to adapt or they’ll go the way of the dinosaur. Improving productivity, reducing turnover, and building your talent supply chain across four diverse generations is imperative for organizational success as we stare down ... Read More
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Workplace Performance
15 Jul 2013
This second installment of the 2013 Kelly Global Workforce Index (KGWI), on the topic of Workplace Performance explores the way that performance based remuneration is gathering pace, and being embraced by unexpected groups in the workforce.The findings suggest that employees are now more willing to accept some element of “risk” in their salary in return for the opportunity to meet benchmarks that ... Read More
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IT Professionals: Workforce Attitudes and Innovation
28 Jun 2013
The Kelly Global Workforce Index is an annual survey revealing opinions about work and the workplace from a generational viewpoint.   This snapshot shows the opinions of IT professionals on workforce attitudes and innovation. ... Read More
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Remote Work Under the Microscope
30 May 2013
Two major Fortune 500 employers have made headlines recently by announcing that they are eliminating or significantly reducing opportunities for their employees to work remotely. Response to the announcements came quickly from business analysts and the mainstream media, speculating about the effect these decisions would have on the companies and their employees and how those effects might eventu ... Read More
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The Social Management of Work
16 May 2013
People are inherently social. The trouble is, organizations typically do not harness this natural inclination well. Rather, they create barriers that hinder how employees engage with one another, and limit agility in how they collaborate and make decisions. They do this by forming complex hierarchies and reporting structures, excessively layering new processes and controls without reviewing o ... Read More
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Career Development and Upskilling
29 Apr 2013
This first installment of the 2013 Kelly Global Workforce Index (KGWI), on the topic of Career Development and Upskilling, explores the changing focus on training and skills development, as employees become more proactive and self-reliant in managing their careers.Once the preserve of the employer, responsibility for training and skills development is shifting to employees, who are dictating the w ... Read More
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7 Ways to Attract, Engage and Inspire Talent
29 Apr 2013
As one of the modern era’s most disastrous economies for employment wobbles back into growth, you would have thought the global workforce would be content with finding itself facing a 1950s-esque situation: long-term employment with predictable benefits and a retirement plan. Instead, people are defining their careers in terms of personal mobility and changing what it means to be professionally ... Read More
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Exploring the Promise of the Social Enterprise
04 Jan 2013
Is it always true that a business must grow big - very big - to succeed? The widely held assumption goes something like this: as a company grows larger, it benefits from tremendous efficiencies and competitive advantages that arise from scale. And since it’s estimated that between 2011 and 2016, 60 percent of global economic growth will be derived from emerging economies, an expanding global en ... Read More
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Don’t Manage Me, #understandme
12 Sep 2012
You’ve read plenty about Gen Y already. You get it. The generations are wired differently, they work differently and organizations have to adapt. Got it. So, you’ve been working on your adaptation strategies…how’s that working out so far? Have you started to see progress within your organization? How about within your department? We know the typical response—it’s out of your direct control, rig ... Read More
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Talentomics - 9 Ways HR Must Adapt to Find Talent
15 Nov 2011
Don’t Learn to Make Kimchi, Find Someone Who Already CanA couple of hundred years ago, talent (or labor) was a simple commodity. The rich and powerful had access to as much labor as they needed, and those with the discipline and ability to work, did. The supply-chain, and the transaction between employer and employee, was straightforward. But that was then. Now, despite global economic insta ... Read More
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The Leadership Deficit
21 Jul 2011
The Leadership Deficit - Recruiting and Retaining the Multi-generational WorkforceINTRODUCTIONBusinesses everywhere are grappling with an unfolding skills dilemma that is challenging the way we manage and plan the workforce of the future. People are remaining in the workforce longer than they used to, yet there is a growing shortage of skilled talent. The aging and declining workforce is a glob ... Read More