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Looking Ahead: Talent Trends & Key Considerations for HR Leaders in 2017

Looking Ahead: Talent Trends & Key Considerations for HR Leaders in 2017

by Susan Hanold, Vice President, HCM Strategic Advisory Services and Talent Management at ADP, PhD With 10,000 Baby Boomers retiring every day, companies are facing a skills shortage as fewer Generation Xers will remain to succeed them. Wage wars brought on by job-hoppers is compounding the challenge. According to the ADP® Workforce Vitality report, employees with three to five years of tenure get the greatest compensation bump by leaving their current positions. This places tremendous pressure on talent management professionals and recruiters. A recent study from the McKinsey Global Institute found that the world could have a shortage of 40 million college-educated workers by 2020. Further, in advanced economies, nearly 96 million workers may lack the skills needed for employment. What can HR leaders do to recruit and retain skilled workers necessary for their businesses to thrive in 2017? Here are a few things to consider: Reach candidates through social media channels. The perception of your brand and corporate culture can make or break your ability to attract new...

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Taking Unconscious Bias Out of Hiring: ADP Search and Visualization Tool Helps Recruiters Focus on the Right Candidate

Taking Unconscious Bias Out of Hiring: ADP Search and Visualization Tool Helps Recruiters Focus on the Right Candidate

Rita Mitjans, Chief Diversity & Corporate Social Responsibility Officer

The business case for workplace diversity is clear – we live in a world made up of people with different backgrounds and world views, and the companies that reflect this can best meet the needs of their equally diverse stakeholders. Yet, less than half of organizations today say that their diversity and inclusion initiatives are successful.[i] What’s stopping them? One of the most common challenges is not equipping recruiters, or managers, with the ability to be impartial when making hiring decisions – 20 percent of large enterprises do not have the tools to help ensure fair and unbiased resume reviews.[ii] It’s human nature to make quick judgments about people and situations influenced by our cultural environment, preferences and experiences. This natural human tendency of “unconscious bias” can impact a company’s ability to match the best talent for a given role. At ADP, we’re helping organizations take action through Visual Search, a new search and visualization tool that helps to remove factors like gender, ethnicity and pay from the candidate...

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Transforming the Way the World Works – Part One

Transforming the Way the World Works – Part One

By Todd Horvath, President of ADP’s Multinational Clients business Hola i una salutació des de Barcelona! How can HR leaders drive a global business impact by transforming the way the world works? That’s one of the questions top-level executives from some of the world’s largest multinational companies are looking to address at our ADP® Rethink Global HCM Conference. Our annual event kicked off yesterday in Barcelona, Spain, with more than 235 clients and prospects in attendance. That’s our largest showing in the 13 years we’ve been hosting the event! Guests taking virtual reality tours at Rethink Central After taking a walk through “Rethink Central” and getting a hands-on tour of ADP’s latest product innovations, attendees headed to the welcome reception at the MNAC, the national museum of Catalan visual art, where they had time to network while enjoying some exquisite art, Catalan cuisine and entertainment. They also got to hear from a new addition to our ADP family, Marcus Buckingham, noted author, speaker and new co-head of the ADP...

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Training Magazine Recognizes ADP for Workforce Training and Development Programs

Training Magazine Recognizes ADP for Workforce Training and Development Programs

At an awards gala at the Training 2017 Conference & Expo Training Magazine listed ADP as number 25 on its Training Top 125 list for 2017. In addition, the group awarded ADP with an Outstanding Training Initiative Award for its “Major Account Services (MAS) Fast Path” training initiative. “We are very proud to be listed in the ‘Training Top 125 list for 2017’ and recognized with the ‘Outstanding Training Initiative Award,'” said Andrea Elkin, vice president of Enterprise Learning for ADP. “This recognition supports our focus on continuing to accelerate our efforts to provide modern learning experiences for our associates and clients.” Now in its 17th year, the Training Top 125 ranks organizations with outstanding employer-sponsored workforce training and development offerings. The ranking is based on benchmarking statistics, including total training budget, percentage of payroll, number of training hours per employee program, workplace surveys and more. For more information about Training Magazine’s Top 125 rankings, please visit trainingmag.com. To learn more about what it’s like to work at ADP,...

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Consensus from the Crowd! ADP Workforce Now Named Top Product for HR Teams in 2017 by G2 Crowd

Consensus from the Crowd! ADP Workforce Now Named Top Product for HR Teams in 2017 by G2 Crowd

The crowd has weighed in and ranked ADP Workforce Now® as the “Best Software for HR Teams” in 2017. G2 Crowd, a leading business solutions review platform, recently released its “Best Software 2017” list determined by reviews from actual software users. The list highlights the best software for business professionals based on company size and across 11 job functions. “ADP Workforce Now’s users consistently commended the product in 2016,” said Marty Duffy, Director of Research at G2 Crowd. “Enterprise users in particular recognized it as a stand-out tool and as such it received the highest average score for ease of use and quality of support in the Core HR category.” “We’re thrilled that the business owners and HR leaders who rely on ADP Workforce Now to empower their people and drive business results are giving it accolades and recommending it to their peers,” said John Ayala, president of Major Account Services at ADP. “Our goal is to help midsized companies manage their business more strategically and effectively by providing...

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