Recruiting professionals, what do you need to know to do your job effectively? People often ask APQC, "what do top performers in recruiting look like?" and "do top performers in recruiting cost (i.e., low cost) also have high-quality recruiting processes?" We are also asked about popular trends that impact recruiting.
In conjunction with the release of our Strategic HR Partnerships Best Practices Report, APQC is conducting a series of interviews with people who have experience with the topic of strategic HR partners. This third post in the series features China Gorman, CEO, Great Place to Work® Institute and author of the HR blog series chinagorman.com, sharing her views on the topic of strategic HR—why it matters and how HR can become more strategic.
The Houston Texans are a popular NFL team, particularly among employees that reside in Houston, TX. As part of a long-standing employee engagement initiative, APQC held a Texans tailgating party so that employees could spend time networking with one another and share in a common interest.
HR data has been in the news a lot lately. In particular, the topic of big data in HR is being debated in HR publications, on HR blogs, at HR conferences, etc. Take a look at these headlines from just the past month.
In conjunction with the release of our Strategic HR Partnerships Best Practices Report, APQC is conducting a series of interviews with people who have experience with and are thought leaders on the topic of strategic HR business partnerships.
APQC and other survey results show that few HR functions are working closely with business leaders to set and deliver upon organizational strategy. Most HR functions only occasionally engage with internal client leaders in a business partner, strategic advisor capacity. What are strategic HR partners doing differently compared to all other organizations?
APQC recently remodeled our Houston, Texas office space! Much of the remodeling focused on updating the current space to ensure employees were comfortable in their work environment so they could do their best work.
Work force planning is the process of ensuring that an organization has the talent it needs to accomplish strategic business goals when the organization needs it. Spending time on work force planning can drive the competitive advantage of an organization. A successful work force planning exercise identifies talent supply gaps for critical positions and generates strategies to develop and/or recruit talent to fill those gaps.