Wednesday Aug 26, 2015

Flexibility Is Key in Talent Management

By Marcie Van Houten

Flexibility Is Key in Talent Management

I've learned there is no one right way organizations approach their talent management. There are certainly best or tried and true practices, but even those standards are rapidly evolving. Talent Management change influencers certainly include technology such as the rapid proliferation of mobile devices we all carry around. It's also driven by the population and demographic evolution. And I find that it's also highly driven by HR innovators within the organization.

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Thursday Aug 06, 2015

Why Cloud Talent Management Fits Midsize Business Needs

By Rob Preston

Cloud Talent Management

When it comes to attracting and retaining talented people, midsize companies are, well, caught in the middle. They generally don't have the financial resources or brand appeal of larger enterprises, and they don't offer the get-rich-quick prospects of hot startups.

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Tuesday Jul 14, 2015

Budget-Friendly Ways to Boost Talent Brand

By Sunita Khatri

Talent Brand Management

Talent brand (aka employment brand) by no surprise can have a serious impact on whether a candidate takes a new job or if an employee stays in one—and in a competitive job market can be the most attractive aspect of making a career choice. So how does HR get ahead of the competition and invest in their talent brand without breaking the bank?

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Wednesday Jul 01, 2015

Harnessing the Power of Talent Pools

By Marcie Van Houten

wowI am fortunate enough to get to speak with a lot of customers about their strategic talent management practices. And one of the trends I’ve seen is a shift in the way companies are thinking about their succession management process. Don’t get me wrong.

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Monday Apr 13, 2015

How Can Project-Driven Organizations Get the Most Out of Their Talent?

By Romain Maillart


When your tempo is set by the inflow of projects, it’s all about how your people perform. Project-driven organizations operate very differently from traditional organizations. Traditional businesses rely on a continuous stream of activity—think retail or utilities companies, whose leaders typically define global annual objectives that cascade down through the organization to align focus and drive company performance.

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Monday Mar 23, 2015

How to Achieve Talent Management Excellence in Your Organization

By Madhur Chaturvedi


Following a few key HCM best practices can help organizations attract and retain talent effectively. Talent management excellence, or the practice of successfully attracting and retaining talent, is a key priority for business leaders worldwide.

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Monday Jan 19, 2015

Big League Talent: Every Business Needs It

By Jim Lein - Originally posted on Oracle Midsize


Well, it happened again. The Broncos fall short three years in a row in trying to win a Super Bowl with Peyton Manning at the helm. Granted, during that long spell of mediocrity between the Elway and Manning eras, Broncos fans would have been ecstatic to win a division title*. But Elway’s artful acquisition of arguably the best quarterback ever set the bar higher. Much, much higher.

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Thursday Jul 03, 2014

Talent Management: More of the Same Just Won't Do

By Richard Doherty


The annual PWC CEO survey is a great source of macro level data and I look forward each year to the HR and Talent related insight it generates. The 2014 survey did not disappoint with some quite startling results if you’re involved in HR in some shape or form. 

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Monday Aug 08, 2011

Dutch International Food Retailer Ahold Moves to PeopleSoft HCM On Demand

A partnership between Oracle BPO Specialized partner Logica, worth over $70 million, and Ahold will manage the lifecycle of over 90,000 employees.

Logica will implement single client PeopleSoft HCM 9.1 on a dedicated infrastructure to effectively transform the Ahold's HR IT landscape to future proof technology. The services Logica brings to Ahold through the outsourcing contract comprise:

  • Single point of contact HR Help Desk
  • Payroll services
  • Core HR admin
  • Comps & Benefits admin
  • Health and Safety Admin
  • Learning administration

There will be local HR support and presence in The Netherlands and the Czech republic, plus blended delivery with back office operations in the Philippines.

Learn more here.


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