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Talent Analytics Archive

Are HR applications really knowledge-centric?

There are two kinds of software applications that I find when I look around. One, applications that are business-centric and the other, knowledge centric. HR applications should be knowledge-centric. However, most are not. Payment related applications, location based applications, CRM applications and such enable efficient business process. They help shorten the business cycle, take the...

Improving Talent Acquisition – 3

In the talent acquisition, precious time is spent in evaluating prospects and making selection. There is a lot of information on skills of prospects that is collected but then it is neither aggregated well nor processed well for future use. Selecting candidates for a position involves screening, evaluating of candidates through several rounds of tests...

Analytics in Talent Acquisition – the attributes challenges

Talent Acquisition Analytics – The challenges Analytics in Talent Acquisition is extremely challenging and is not the same as it is in other domains. One of the challenges is “attributes”. When attributes are clear then we get good results from analytics. But in the case of recruitment the attributes are not clear, they are vast...

Is Talent Analytics not for employee benefit?

Over the last few days, I have been reading several articles and posts on Talent Analytics. I have been trying to get into depths on what people mean by talent analytics and what exactly happening out there. So far, the talent analytics seems to be intended for employers and not for employees. This has to...

What is Skills Profiling from IYS?

Skills Profiling from It’s Your Skills (IYS) is a structured manner for qualitative and quantitative mapping of skills. Skills Profile, thus created, brings out one’s skills or a skills of a job in a comprehensive and precise manner. Skills Profiling has been conceived so that skills of all of us and of all jobs can...

Workforce Analytics

Recruiting, Developing and Retaining the Best Talent –the Illusive Holy Grail of Business Worforce Analytics, Talent Analytics, HR Analytics are all buzzwords and hot topics in the HR and talentspace at the present time. But consider this… when you actually drill down into the nuts and bolts of these three areas – they’re essentially exactly...

How Human Resource Management Software (HRMS) is Evolving

With the growing numbers of employees and aspiring professionals establishing their place over the globe, human resources are in the limelight today! This has led the development of human capital management (HCM) softwares for companies to have a well maintained database of work forces around the world. The software not only claims to bring forth...

Why Psychometric Assessment Tools Don’t Work For HR Management

When we showcase our skills profiling tool/application to people, particularly those with some understanding of HR, I’m often asked if it is a psychometric tool – which it is not! But this often throws up another interesting question – do psychometric assessment tools really paint a true picture of a potential candidate? From several years...