Jump On Board the Mentoring Life Cycle: Everyone is Doing It

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Have you noticed? Over the last few years, workplace mentoring has become a hot topic. In APQC survey results, your AskUs questions, and conversations with members, we’ve heard that organizations today want and need mentoring. But why? Mentoring is not a new organizational tool. In thinking about this question, my conclusion is that mentoring uniquely addresses a number of present-day workplace realities.

Breakdown Those Analytics Silos

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Photo: Matt BatchelorIntegrated analytics key to strategy execution. Knowledge analytics, workforce analytics, process analytics, analytics in finance—all are topics featured on APQC’s analytics expertise page.

No More Excuses—Just Get Predictive!

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In this final blog post based on our recent interview, Greta Roberts, co-founder and CEO of Talent Analytics, Corp. explains what predictive workforce analytics maturity really means and provides insights for organizations transitioning to making data-based workforce decisions.

Congrats!! to APQC Members on the 2016 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® List

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APQC is proud to congratulate and recognize the APQC member organizations who have earned spots on the 2016 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list. Being a great workplace can boost employee retention, workforce productivity, job applications, and financial returns. Learn what it takes to become a great workplace from the APQC resources below.

Will Advancements in Workforce Analytics Broaden Your Career Opportunities?

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Ever heard of predictive succession planning? How about predictive career pathing or pervasive workforce analytics? Find out what predictive workforce analytics advancements are on the horizon, in this third blog post based on my interview with Greta Roberts, co-founder and CEO of Talent Analytics, Corp.

No Talent Shortages Here: The Real Challenges Facing Predictive Workforce Analytics

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At APQC, we get a lot of questions about whether or not there is a shortage of data scientist talent. Recently, I had the opportunity to ask Greta Roberts, co-founder and CEO of Talent Analytics, Corp. for her perspective on this issue. Read her answer in this second blog post based on our interview. Greta’s answer surprised me and opened my eyes to a less talked about, but no less important, analytics talent shortage.

Workforce Analytics Is a Business Issue

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Recently, I had the opportunity to get answers to a number of burning questions that I have been collecting on the topic of predictive workforce analytics. I spoke with Greta Roberts, co-founder and CEO of Talent Analytics, Corp. In this first of a series of blog posts, read what Greta had to say when I asked her:  Who should care about predictive workforce analytics and what problems can predictive workforce analytics help solve?

Feeling Pressure to Get Predictive?

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Not long ago, I launched an APQC research study to examine how organizations were using big data in human capital management. I had read many articles on the topic. In the Workforce Management article “Big Data, Bigger Deal,” Michelle Rafter defines HR big data writing: “The term ‘HR big data’ gets tossed around to mean any number of things.

4 Ways to Train Away Your Talent Shortages

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In my last blog post, Recruiting Won’t Solve Your Talent Shortage, I wrote that training and development is often overlooked as a talent shortage solution. APQC’s Open Standards Benchmarking in training and development provides a clue as to why. It shows that most organizations today deliver the bulk of training and development via classroom instruction. 

Recruiting Won't Solve Your Talent Shortage

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When your organization faces a skill shortage is recruiting the primary solution? If you answered yes, your organization may be approaching talent scarcity with one hand tied behind its back.