How to Retain Diverse Talent

Only 31% of organizations believe they have a diverse talent pipeline, according to Brandon Hall Group research, partly due to the lack of recruiting focused on diverse candidates. But another challenge is monitoring inclusion and ensuring that diverse employees have a sense of belonging, feel valued and believe they have equal opportunity for career advancement. Driving inclusion is the key to retaining diverse talent.

How to Identify and Fix Ineffective HR Processes

In Talent Management, annual performance reviews are considered archaic and on their way out. In Learning & Development, hardly anyone still relies solely on in-person, instructor-led classrooms. However, in core HR, there aren’t many processes most organizations can point to as outdatedor ineffective, although research shows that there are some HR processes that, for one reason or another, are no longer effective.

Brandon Hall Group’s Excellence in Technology Awards Are Open for Submissions

Brandon Hall Group, the leading independent HCM Research and Analyst Firm has opened entries for its 29th annual Excellence in Technology Awards. Often referred to as the Academy Awards of Human Capital Management, this is the original awards program focusing on corporate learning, talent and HR best practices.

Using Onboarding to Drive Company Culture For New Hires

For many organizations, onboarding programs are siloed affairs. New employees come in, fill out the necessary paperwork, meet who they need to meet, have their technology set up through IT and they are finished with “onboarding.” Top-performing organizations, though, provide role-specific technology and training to be role-proficient quickly, which requires more than just paperwork. It means connections to other employees and to the learning and development resources available to them.

Connecting Onboarding to Learning and Development

For many organizations, onboarding programs are siloed affairs. New employees come in, fill out the necessary paperwork, meet who they need to meet, have their technology set up through IT and they are finished with “onboarding.” Top-performing organizations, though, provide role-specific technology and training to be role-proficient quickly, which requires more than just paperwork. It means connections to other employees and to the learning and development resources available to them.

Get The Most From Employee Check-In Meetings

Brandon Hall Group research shows most employers understand that managers and employees need to connect more frequently and effectively to improve performance. Regularly scheduled check-ins have the potential to be a great vehicle for coaching, feedback and career conversations. But that’s not the current case. Four in 10 organizations say managers and their team members have check-ins quarterly or less. Fewer than one-quarter meet at least weekly, which should be closer to the norm.

Brandon Hall Group Uncovers How Organizations Can Re-imagine Compliance Training as a New Performance-Driving Learning Experience

As the rest of Learning & Development rapidly evolved to more of a learner-centric, personal and impactful approach, compliance training remains mostly static and traditional, and is seen as a check-the-box “necessary evil.” Brandon Hall Group’s compliance training study examines how organizations can create better learning experiences that drive performance.