1. Implementing a Global Compensation System without Solving World Peace

    If you are about to implement a compensation planning system or expand the reach of your current system, are you expanding to include your international…

  2. Go 3-Dimensional with your Training: Integrate SuccessFactors Learning with JAM

    Some training makes perfect sense as a “single player game”. Harassment awareness training, for example, doesn’t need much discussion beyond an annual, self-paced online module…

  3. HR Process Standardization & KPI’s

    CEO’s, COO’s and CFO’s are asking Human Resources to run their activities more like a business with a watchful eye to the bottom line. They…

  4. The Impact of the Employee Experience

    It’s all about the Employee Experience. Machines do not innovate, people do. Most people agree that they want happy and excited people working for them…

  5. Thoughts from Benefitfocus One Place Conference

    On May 7, 2014, I was a panelist at the @Benefitfocus One Place user conference and it was a huge success. Fantastic company, fantastic culture,…

  6. What is Succession Calibration?

    The Difference Between Succession Calibration and Talent Reviews Two major components of a high impact Succession Management process are talent calibration and talent reviews.  Some…

  7. Employee Central: Helping Customers Achieve Project Success

    How do I create this ad hoc report? How do I set up a new permission group? How can I enforce this employee mass change?…

  8. Imbalance in Millennial-Focused HR Strategies

    Written by: Rana Hobbs, Senior Director of Workforce Planning

    I was recently discussing this article, called New Study Sponsored by SuccessFactors Highlights Growing Need for HR Strategies to Fit Diverse, Younger Global Workforces with my colleagues, Allen Peterson and Ceil Tilney. We debated the impact millennials are having on workforce strategies as both Allen and Ceil see a significant shift in how organizations are tailoring HR strategies to attract and accommodate millennails.

  9. What’s in It for Me? Enhance Your Investment with Elective Learning

    Written by: Christopher Fellabaum, Knowledge Manager, LMS

    Are you using your Learning Management System (LMS) as a “push only” vehicle – i.e. Do what you’re told? If so, your employees probably see your LMS as an annual obligation: sexual harassment training, or code of conduct training. Those are negative, (and usually boring) subjects. Neither build enthusiasm, nor much return on investment.

  10. A Seat at the Table

    Written by: Emily Liddle, Director of Talent Strategy

    The Conference Board’s 2013 CEO Challenge research confirms that Human Capital is the most pressing issue for CEOs this year. That fact is one among the multitude of factors that contribute to the need for strategic HCM to stand at the forefront of all business decision drivers.

  11. Manage Risk with Better Learning

    Written by: Ceil Tilney, Senior Strategy Consultant

    In 2012, The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) conducted 93,438 inspections; found 200,662 violations; and levied nearly $200 million in fines.

    Some of the infractions were unavoidable, others could have been prevented with more easily available learning. The problems aren’t limited to the high-stress workplaces we often associate with OSHA.

  12. Understanding the Components that make up the SuccessFactors Career Development and Planning (CDP) Model

    Written by: Jose Lopez, Knowledge Manager, Succession & CDP

    A common scenario that often occurs at the beginning of many implementations is one which project team members are asked to deliver on an implementation with little or no exposure to the solution that is being implemented. In my implementation experience over the years, this is especially true with the implementation of the SuccessFactors Career Development & Planning (CDP) module as it is not often clear the role that this module plays within the overall SuccessFactors BizX product suite.

  13. A partner glimpse on the most recent SuccessFactors Compensation innovations, plus a few tips and tricks: interview with Peter Sass from Aasonn

    *This was originally posted on the SAP Community Network. View Original Post here. Peter Sass has extensive compensation domain knowledge, with over 25 years of…

  14. Is Your Learning Management System Firing on All Cylinders? Consider a Professional Tune-up!

    Written by: Christopher Fellabaum, Knowledge Manager, LMS

    So, your Learning Management System (LMS) is up and running, perhaps for some time – but is it delivering all the horsepower it can? Whether you have been live for three months or three years, performance gains can always be found. There are two reliable ways of determining where you need improvements: asking your users, and asking a professional.


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