Mike Hudy – Using technology to integrate employee selection and candidate recruitment

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Dr. Mike Hudy is a principal at Shaker Consulting, a company specializing in web-enabled employee recruitment and selection methods. Mike describes the Virtual Job Tryout (VJT), a staffing tool that has been called one of the most innovative selection systems on the market. Currently used by several well known national companies, the VJT allows candidates to experience a job before they are ever interviewed. It integrates job simulations with psychometric assessments to create a staffing process that candidates and recruiters have described as efficient, entertaining, and accurate.

If you are looking for a selection tool that goes beyond traditional personality measures, ability tests or screening questionnaires, then listen to Mike Hudy describe a new staffing method designed to simultaneously educate, entice and evaluate candidates all at the same time – this week on People Performance Radio.

Nicholas Garbis – Workforce planning and analytics: planning now for the future

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Nicholas Garbis, Senior Consultant at Infohrm, shares insights and tips for diagnosing, forecasting and planning to address current and future workforce trending. He explains what workforce analytics is and how it helps companies make more intelligent decisions around managing their most expensive asset, their employees. Nick also discusses “data heroics” and some of the other challenges to developing effective workforce plans that will stand up over time.

Learn data driven techniques to ensure you have the talent you need when you need it – this week on People Performance Radio.

Steve Venokur – Skills management: making sure employees have the knowledge and expertise needed to support your business

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Steve Venokur, Managing Partner of People Sciences, has over 20 years of experience developing skills management systems for large corporations in a range of industries. Steve explains what skills management is and why it is critical to maintaining a steady supply of qualified talent to support business needs. Steve explains the differences between skills that define “what you know” and competencies that describe “how you use it”. The labor shortage is not a shortage of people, it is a shortage of people who possess the knowledge and expertise required to perform critical business tasks. This shortage continues in many industries and functions despite the current economic landscape.

Competencies don’t matter if employees don’t have the technical skills needed to perform the work to begin with. Make sure you have the skills to pay the bills, this week on People Performance Radio.