In this blog series, we will describe the 7 most pressing challenges, trends, and possible opportunities in front of HR organizations as the enterprises they support to come out of this pandemic and adjust to the ‘new normal’
One of the unfortunate results of the first wave of lockdown and shelter-in-place orders was the massive decline in labor demand; even with the measures being lifted, companies are still reluctant to hire full-time employees. However, companies are now looking at a contingent-workforce strategy as a viable middle-ground.
Global Workplace Analytics believes that 25-30% of the workforce will work from home on a regular basis by the end of 2021. Employees and investors alike are demanding it. Managers and executives are becoming more trusting, as the feared “decrease in productivity” hasn’t materialized. Companies see opportunities for cost savings, and reduced travel and commuting has a positive impact on sustainability and social distancing alike.
North America has lived through a number of infectious diseases and public health outbreaks in the past few decades, such as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), and influenza virus H1N1 (swine flu). However, what makes COVID-19 different from all other public health crises is the speed and ease at which it can spread, leaving behind a path of uncertainty – medically, socially, and financially.
Digital transformation is changing the organizational decision making process and creating connectivity among people, processes, technology, and data.
Organizations have the opportunity to be the disruptor or being disrupted. Your timely and positive decision making process can help your organization and the business to grow.
Talent Management is all about fulfilling the organization’s business objective by acquiring, developing, and deploying the employees with the highest potential.
The responsibility of HR is to create an environment where these high potential employees can learn, develop, gain on the job experience and progress in their respective careers, with the expectation that some of these employees are destined to play a significant role in the future growth of the organization.
Cloud computing and software-as-a-service (SaaS) are high disruptive forces that can help organizations transform their HR operations and achieve more significant business impacts. It is crucial to understand the implications of cloud computing and the role of change management in this new world so that you can make informed decisions and leverage your investment.In this blog, I will try to explain my thoughts, experience, and understanding of change management and its impact on SuccessFactors.
Public health authorities, medical facilities, and healthcare professionals all over the world are stretched to their limits to contain the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. But it isn’t just the healthcare sector that alone can stop the spread of COVID-19. Businesses, non-profits, media houses, and other organizations also need to rise to the occasion.
Organizations need to plan and implement various workplace controls to contain the pandemic if COVID-19 has not arrived in the communities where they have their offices, factories, etc. or when they prepare for the eventual return of employees to the workplace.
Pre-employment background checks and drug tests are not signs of mistrust or invasion of an individual’s privacy. These are crucial components of modern-day hiring processes, designed to identify the best talent and protect an organization from the risks that come with unreliable workers.
Most companies run background checks and perform applicant drug testing to avoid hiring candidates who may pose a threat to others in the workplace or become a liability at some point in time.
Here in this post, we will discuss why employers cannot afford to ignore pre-employment background checks and drug screening.
We understand that SMB organizations might not have a lot of money or resources to spare for an elaborate change management process. But let us just break it down and understand what is required and why for a successful SuccessFactors Implementation.
Most of the SMB organizations have seen rapid growth in some form or the other. The growth could be in the diversity of the workforce in regards to the country, types of jobs they do, region, or even geography. That is why many SMBs have a very diverse culture and a dynamic approach, unlike larger organizations, where a lot of work goes into creating a unique work and company culture.
Please pay attention to the fact that SAP SuccessFactors is not old ERP solution where Business Process Reengineering (BPR) was a term which was very frequently used and a lot of time and effort used to be spent on that by every organization to mold the ERP solution to behave as a customized solution to mimic your existing business processes. To read more on the difference between “Business Process Standardization” vs. “BPR”, please check our website.