Brandon Hall Group last week published 7 pieces of research – 2 short-form research reports, 2 case studies, and 3 research-based blogs.
In this blog, we will make public some of these reports (click on the links) as a way for non-members to familiarize themselves with our research, which is just one piece of a Brandon Hall Group Membership. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on membership.
Here is an overview of research released March 23-29, 2015.
Short-Form Research Reports
This KnowledgePoint report, based on Brandon Hall Group’s recent Learning Content Outsourcing Study, shows that outsourcing learning content is more about a lack of in-house resources than reducing cost.
This KnowledgePoint, based on data from Brandon Hall Group’s 2015 Succession Management Study, focuses on key constituent groups in succession management and the roles they play in the process of ensuring the quality and depth of leadership and other critical positions in an organization.
Case Studies from Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award-Winners
This awards case study examines how 7-Eleven responded to changing economics and consumer food preferences by serving fresh foods. The company used a 5-stage blended learning approach to training franchisees, store employees and other key stakeholders on how ensure a profitable and high-quality fresh food program. The effort earned bronze awards for sales programs and learning programs support business transformation in the 2014 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards.
Scaling Talent Acquisition at American Wedding Group
When talent acquisition is inefficient, it can cost the organization in terms of productivity and lost revenue. However, when scaled properly, talent acquisition can drive business outcomes. This is the story of how American Wedding Group accomplished that feat by partnering with Jobvite, earning the company a bronze award for talent acquisition process in the 2014 Excellence Awards.
The 3Qs of Thought Leadership
Thought leadership is made up of three core elements, says VP and Principal Talent Management Analyst Laci Loew. Those characteristics include boldness, uniqueness, and passion, and the power of developing internal leaders can lead to significant business results. But many organizations fail to make this a priority.
The Truth about Data-Driven Recruiting
Brandon Hall Group defines data-driven recruiting as planning for talent needs, sourcing candidates, and making hiring decisions based on data rather than on anecdotal information. In this blog, Talent Acquisition Analyst Kyle Lagunas looks at the levels of maturity for companies that are looking to leverage this talent acquisition practice.
News from #Ulticonnect: Ultimate Software Partners with NetSuite
This week HCM Analyst Ben Eubanks and VP and Principal HR Analyst Trish McFarlane attended the Ultimate Software Connections event in Las Vegas. The first day of the event brought news of a new partnership between Ultimate and NetSuite. In this blog, Eubanks shares some of the implications of this new partnership.