15 Metrics That Matter About Your Mid-Level Leaders

Senior leaders agree the greatest challenge mid-level leaders face is “change.” How can you support their development to help them deliver?

To assist you, we’ve curated data from 5 sources on the current state of the mid-level. You’ll learn their skills, gaps, and what it will take to prepare your mid-level leaders for your future business needs.

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Case Study: UNSU - ICTY

Since its inception in 1993, ICTY has always had a Staff Union. A Constant priority for the Staff Union has been to Create unity and a sense of belonging for all of its members. Like the ICTY, the Union uses English and French as official working languages, while the UN has an additional Four. Members staff postings on Foreign assignments and individual personal development requirements highlight the range of reasons for language training.

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Case Study: New York Department of Corrections

The New York State Department of Correctional Services (DOCS) is responsible for the confinement and habilitation of more than 60,000 inmates held at 68 state correctional facilities, as well as a drug treatment campus and residential treatment facility. One of the largest state prison systems in the US, DOCS strives to enhance public safety by addressing the needs of all inmates so they can return to their communities better prepared to lead successful and crime-free lives.

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: How to Maximize Corporate Training ROI

Corporate training portfolios are a massive investment, estimated at $18 million for companies with at least 1,000 hours of content, and most companies are allowing the depreciation of their training portfolios by neglecting to use old content. Companies can maximize the ROI on training if they modernize old training programs by reducing the amount of unnecessary or redundant content, reusing instructionally sound content, and recycling content with an eye towards improving and modernizing its design.

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Extreme mail makeover: Re-imagined for the future of work

Every day, emails flood our inbox: tasks are left undone, messages go unanswered, and meetings overwhelm us. Why does work have to be such hard work? The truth is, it doesn’t have to be. View the video panel discussion and hear how IBM’s latest solution offers an easy way to take back control of your day.

 

Using advanced design thinking, the latest in social analytics and delivered from the cloud to your mobile device or desktop, this new solution:

 

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Saba Talent Template

Questions for you and your company about the following topics: Learning Functional Requirements, Usability, Blended Learning, Mobile Learning, External Learning and E-Commerce, Performance Management, Career Development, Competency Management, Succession Planning, Reproting and Analytics, Integration, Cloud (software-as-a-service) Environment, Training Requirements, and Support Requirements.

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Social Recruiting - Five Tips to Improve Efficiency and Get Better Results

Social recruiting is just one aspect of a multi-channel recruiting strategy, but it’s one you can’t afford to overlook. With more than a billion users on Facebook and 200 million on LinkedIn , social networks are a great way to diversify your recruiting strategy and take advantage of social communities. 

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Owning the Talent Pipeline

When you have the right tools working the way you work — collaboratively, on the go, and in real-time — you truly can own your talent pipeline at every stage of the process from recruitment to retirement. Read this whitepaper to learn how cloud-based, mobile-enabled platforms like Workday are transforming the human resource landscape.

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Employer Brand Analytics

Developing an effective employer brand is the foundation of an effective recruitment strategy! Industry studies show a solid employer brand — in essence, your reputation — can reduce a company’s recruitment costs by 50%. But how do you know if yours is resonating with your target audience on company websites, social media and Glassdoor profile pages? Download Glassdoor’s eBook, which reveals (and demystifies) the employer branding analytics you need to truly win today’s war for talent.

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The AMD Story: How AMD Aligned its Learning Strategy to Meet its Business Needs

Amidst a tight economy and increased rate of change and complexity in the PC industry, AMD led the way with a smart investment in its sales enablement operations and learning to provide a competitive edge. This investment, however, came with a challenge: they had to move quickly, it had to work and there were limited resources available. Sound familiar? In other words, AMD had three imperatives:

• Do it faster.

• Do it smarter.

• And do it cheaper. 


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4 Key Trends to Watch for in mLearning Technologies

Your employees are becoming increasingly reliant on their mobile devices for information both on and off the job to address this trend an increasing number of learning and development teams are investing in mobile learning technologies and content to improve learning outcomes, save time & money training employees, and to track training success. How are they doing it? In this report, discover four key trends in mLearning that your business should be planning for now.

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HR Analytics: Redefining Your Talent Management Strategies

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time 

Live and Interactive: Complimentary Virtual Panel Discussion

Without HR analytics, organizations will lose the race for talent. HR leaders recognize they must change how they recruit, engage, develop and retain people in order to improve business performance in today’s increasingly competitive environment.

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Talent Management Systems 2014 – Comparisons and Profiles

Talent management solutions comprise the most rapidly growing area within human capital management (HCM) software today. This report reviews the trends in integrated talent management solutions and the solution providers that offer them.

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5 Reasons Mobile Learning is the Future of Your Workspace

Advances in technologies, including social, mobile, and even artificial intelligence, provide nearly countless possibilities to transform how we learn at work. But which of these advances gets turned in functionality that's actually adopted and proven useful?

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Nourishing training for 1.5 million associates

Yum! Brands, the world's largest restaurant company, is the umbrella organization for well-known quick-service restaurants including KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell. Its 40,000 restaurants around the world are staffed by more than 1.5 million associates. Learn how YUM! uses Saba to deploy learning, training, and virtual classroom to its associates around the globe, reducing turnover and increasing customer satisfaction.

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Building a Shield Against Pay Discrimination Claims

Workforce compliance is an increasingly complex issue. With an all-time high of nearly 100,000 charges filed with EEOC in each fiscal year from 2010 to 2012 and OFCCP strengthening its enforcement efforts, the risk of discrimination claims is heightened for all types of employers. To combat the complexity and reality of risk in today’s workforce compliance environment, particularly when it comes to issues of compensation equity, employers can take two important steps: understanding the current regulatory landscape and taking advantage of compliance solutions and expertise.

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4 Ways to Gain Better Workforce Intelligence and Make Smarter Talent Decisions

Business leaders love the cliché, “our people are our most valuable asset.” But how much insight do companies really have into their workforce? Get the insights paper, Increase Your Talent IQ, which shares 4 ways to get better knowledge about your employees so you can make smarter decisions, as well as eye-opening stats you might not know about your workforce!

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Workforce Planning for New Realities: Three Key Practices to Adopt Now

The economic recession caused workforce trauma and changed employment tactics from a best employee for the job approach to best employee for the big picture or for the immediate bottom line.

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Talent Management Cookbook

Today, more than ever, talent management is an important component of an organization’s success. To help HR professionals and other business leaders succeed in evolving their approach to talent management, we have developed The Talent Management Cookbook. We have designed this report to read like a typical cookbook and have provided “recipes” for the core “entrées” necessary for an updated talent management approach.

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The Evolution of Social Learning: Challenges in Leveraging Collaboration & Technology

Social media has become a fixture in our lives. Look no further than 1 billion Facebook users, 175 million professionals on LinkedIn and 72 hours of video uploaded to YouTube each minute.  So how can Chief Learning Officers harness the collaborative nature of these platforms? The key is to match the tool with the challenge at hand.

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State of the Industry Study

During the last two years we have seen how knowledge management and leadership development via learning are being incorporated more frequently as strategies to increase organizational agility. Additionally, learning organizations that act as strategic enablers for the business are more focused on connecting people to people and content through knowledge management and social technology.              

 

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Request Proposal for a Cloud-based Learning Management System

Saba has created a comprehensive request for proposal (RFP) template to help you evaluate learning management systems and greatly simplify creating your next RFP.

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Replacing Your LMS?

Most organizations look forward to a learning technology transition with a mixture of dread and optimism. It is often a great opportunity to increase learning capabilities, and create a better learning environment. But, organizations also question if they can make a solid business case for the change. Will the transition impact business processes or mission critical learning needs? Will the new technology create governing challenges or highlight gaps in data structures?

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Language Means Business: Customer Service

People say that business is all about relationships, but the truth is that business is really all about communication. Communication is key to virtually every aspect of business—especially when it comes to dealing with customers. At the most fundamental level, gaining and retaining customers can’t happen without great communication. This is even more true in the era of globalization. Read this white paper to learn about how as geographic borders become porous and the world flattens, effective communication with customers across the globe becomes essential to success.

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Investing in English Language Learning

Take advantage of this well-kept business secret. 77% of organizations surveyed in a January 2014 study by global consultancy Illuminas estimated that English Language Learning increases profitability by 25%. Check out this new infographic for a clear picture of ELL’s impact on organizational performance—and take away some key considerations for your own ELL implementation.

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Aberdeen Market Alert-Enabling New-Hire Success: SuccessFactors Takes Onboarding to the Next Level

Enabling New Hire Success: SuccessFactors Takes Onboarding to the Next Level

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Employer Branding – Five tips to make your career site your #1 recruiting asset

Competition for talent is fierce, and employer branding – or communicating why your company is a great place to work – is becoming a more sophisticated and more critical part of a recruiting strategy. While you communicate an employer brand in many ways, it's most important on the corporate career site, where you have the opportunity to convert people you've touched through other channels into potential future employees. Read on to discover five best practices that can help make your career site your # 1 recruiting asset.

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IDC MarketScape -Worldwide Recruiting 2013 Vendor Analysis

Download the Talent Management report to learn why SuccessFactors was named a leader again this year. This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of the recruiting management market through the IDC MarketScape model.

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Onboarding – The Power of Connection

Onboarding is the key to getting new employees up and running both quickly and smoothly. This paper discusses how organizations that leverage the power of connection during onboarding experience enhanced new employee performance, higher job attitudes such as satisfaction and commitment, and decreased turnover.

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Costs, Comparisons, and Considerations for Strategic Decision Making

The largest single expense associated with training is the cost of instructors - whether full-time staff or contractors. Therefore, it is vital to thoroughly comprehend these instructors’ true and complete costs, how to accurately compare staff and contract instructors, and when and how to use each of them effectively. The importance of this comprehension is heightened by the frequency of contractor use, and the numerous misconceptions about outsourcing contract instructors.

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