SHL and TARGETjobs: Talent Potential in Graduates

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Graduate recruiters are increasingly looking for innovative ways to identify high-quality talent in an ever more competitive marketplace. This white paper presents the findings from a study of the United Kingdom graduate recruitment marketplace, discusses the challenges faced by graduate recruiters, and presents an insight into the work-relevant skills possessed by undergraduates, including the extent to which these skills meet the demands of employers.

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Talent Analytics: Moving beyond the Hype

Talent analytics is one of the most misunderstood areas of human capital management (HCM). With conflicting definitions regarding what it is and various ideas of how it should be leveraged, most organizations default to an approach to data that is relatively immature. Less than one-third of companies combine talent data with business data to measure the impact on organizational performance. As the demands of business escalate, human resources (HR) professionals must be prepared to provide insight,... Read More

Creating a Blueprint for Analytics Talent: A Research Study on Talent Capabilities Needed to Be Highly Effective in Analytics Jobs

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According to a 2014 study, 80% of the world’s data was created in the last two years alone. This data explosion has created greater opportunities for organizations to use analytics to gain deeper insights to inform smarter business decisions. Organizations, however, vary greatly in the degree to which they have advanced their analytics functions to capitalize on this volume of available information.

This white paper explores the growing gap between the needs of organizations and the talent... Read More

Take HR to the Next Level: Engage Your Employees to Drive Better Business Value

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Human resources (HR) professionals know how critical people are to business success. But what’s more elusive is how to unlock the true potential of people. This discussion focuses on the interrelated topics of people, work and culture, and some new approaches to optimizing all three.

Workforce science analytics can help determine what talent to recruit and hire and also how to deploy, develop, and engage them and help them be successful. Social cooperation tools can help employees connect... Read More

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The SHL Universal Competency Framework

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The SHL Universal Competency Framework (UCF) incorporates a model of performance at work that defines the relationships between competency potential, competency requirements, and competencies themselves. This paper outlines the key benefits of using a model for competencies and how such a model can be used to assess people in the workplace and, ultimately, to improve organizational performance. Read More

The SHL Talent Report: Big Data Insight and Analysis of the Global Workforce

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Bridging the IT Talent Gap

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