Talent Management Tools Help Size Up a Workforce

By Baselinemag  |  Posted 2006-04-07 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Lots of companies claim that "people"—by which they mean experienced and motivated employees—are their No. 1 asset. But are they sure they're actually recruiting and promoting the cream of the crop?

Lots of companies claim that "people"—by which they mean experienced and motivated employees—are their No. 1 asset. But are they sure they're actually recruiting and promoting the cream of the crop?

Human-resources automation software does just fine when it's used to track resumes or employees' Social Security numbers. But can it give advice on hiring, promotions and managing individual employees?

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Tools for People Who Need People
Learn how one company uses talent management software to automate processes to retain, reward and attract the best individuals for a job—and helped the company to turn a profit. Another organization uses the software to tie raises to annual reviews.

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    Voice of Experience: Pep Boys' Liviu Dedes

    Auto parts and vehicle maintenance chain Pep Boys uses software to track the employment history, next desired move and other information about 20,000 employees. Read how that's changed the way Liviu Dedes, Pep Boys' director of training and organizational development, hires and promotes employees.

    QUESTION: How does the role of the human-resources office change with talent management software? Write to us at: baseline@ziffdavis.com.


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