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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Free SuccessFactors Paper: SuccessFactors Focuses on Cloud Security so you can Focus on Business

    In the past, business software for HR management was accessible only to companies that were capable of making massive up-front investments. Today, technology has leveled the playing field. Thanks to cloud computing, core HR business applications are now available to everyone, from the largest enterprises to small and midsize businesses....

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • Case Studies // Oct 2012

    Free Case Study: SuccessFactors Employee Central Supports Dentsply International's Growth Strategy

    With a 2011 employee population growth of 20%, Dentsply needed a globally integrated, consistent and data-driven approach to managing its workforce. To meet that need they implemented SuccessFactors Employee Central--a global Core HR solution. With the new system in place, Dentsply will be able to deliver accurate reporting and...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Complimentary CIO Forum White Paper: Cloud Services Support HR's Growing Strategic Value

    Few would argue that a company's employees constitute its most valuable resource. These days, more and more emphasis is being placed on attracting and retaining employees, assigning the right people to the right tasks, and helping those people contribute to the company's overall goals--all critical areas of competitive differentiation. ...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Complimentary SuccessFactors White Paper: Racing for Results or Moving in Circles?

    There's lots of talk about moving core HR into the cloud. And while doing so has its benefits, some vendors may pressure you to quickly rip and replace your current system. Before you know it, you're starting over in the cloud, moving at their pace, doing things their way, and...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • eBooks // Sep 2012

    Complimentary SuccessFactors E-book: See Your People, See Real Results

    As an HR leader or someone who works in a talent management, recruiting, compensation, workforce planning, learning, or technology role, the challenges you face are many. Filling positions faster at the lowest cost. Connecting your people to company strategy. Motivating and rewarding people to improve engagement and productivity. Developing skills....

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Harnessing the Power of Big Data to Improve Business Execution

    The amount of data available to your organization is growing at a staggering 40 percent each year. If you can analyze your people and business data with amazing depth, speed and accuracy, you can better execute your business strategy and beat the competition. Find out how to turn your big...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Human Capital Managment in the Cloud: A Review of the SAP and SuccessFactors Strategy

    The strategic HCM market is growing rapidly and the adoption of cloud applications is accelerating. Learn why HCM is at the forefront of this transformation and how models for innovation are being developed. Explore the various approaches to HCM integration - including how the benefits of a "hybrid" cloud model...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Complimentary SuccessFactors Reference Booklet: Loud in the Cloud: Customer Spotlights

    Measurable business results?that's what drives companies to partner with SuccessFactors. But each customer has a unique story to tell about their path to success. In this complimentary booklet, 28 SuccessFactors customers?large to small, in a variety of industries, and from around the globe?share their processes and results. With quotes, facts,...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Complimentary Ventana Research Value Index Report: Total Compensation Management 2012

    This free Ventana Research report shows SuccessFactors to be a top supplier of applications that support the management and operations of compensation. According to Ventana, SuccessFactors Compensation (part of SuccessFactors BizX Suite) achieved the top overall ranking due to its scores in Reliability and Capabilities. In addition, the growing number...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Complimentary SuccessFactors White Paper: Performance Management in a Small-Business Culture

    While introducing formal, automated processes for performance and goal management into your unique small business culture may seem crazy, in reality, it may just be the perfect union. That's because the right combination of people and processes can reinforce your company's strengths, improve productivity, and increase engagement. Compliments of...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Complimentary Best Practices: Six strategies for HR leaders to win a seat at the table

    HR leaders hear lots of talk about "getting a seat at the table" among the leadership functions of an organization. But what does "getting a seat" really mean? Simply put, CEOs are demanding a more strategic approach in managing today's workforce needs, as well as in planning for future needs....

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Complimentary SuccessFactors White Paper: The Cloud: When & Why?

    When it comes to evaluating software investment decisions, such as on- premise vs. cloud-based solutions, many factors must be considered. In particular, pay attention to four key areas: support for business strategy, operations, security, and cost. In addition to these important considerations, there are other reasons companies choose to...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Complimentary SuccessFactors Report: Towards Maturity Benchmark Boosting Business Agility

    The complimentary 2011-12 Towards Maturity Benchmark report consolidates the experiences of more than 1,800 organizations over the last 8 years. It cuts through the hype to show how HR leaders in real organizations are using both established and new learning technologies to help improve performance and business agility. Encouraging...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Investing in HR Leads to Solid Business Results

    In the fall of 2008, when financial crisis was in every headline, closing the gap between strategy and execution was at the top of CEO agendas. Other items were speed, flexibility, adaptability to change, and people performance. During that time, SuccessFactors decided that the execution and people performance advantages of...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // May 2012

    Complimentary SuccessFactors whitepaper: Workforce Planning Pitfalls

    Executing talent management activities before they're needed is an earmark of a successful business. With aging workforces and a shortage of critical talent being among the biggest challenges facing today's businesses, strategic workforce planning the discipline of forecasting future gaps between the demand and supply of critical talent, to ensure...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // May 2012

    SuccessFactors whitepaper: Winning Through Talent in Uncertain Times

    Managing in this uncertain economy can be challenging. If your business is experiencing decreasing revenues, shrinking budgets and increasing uncertainty, now is the time to focus on your people. It's an opportunity to think and invest strategically to make relative gains and avoid knee-jerk or ineffective responses to external pressures....

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // May 2012

    Complimentary SuccessFactors whitepaper: Leaders Drive Productivity

    When it comes to business, high-performance environments stimulate individuals to work better, stronger, and faster. Why does high-performance management matter? It matters because it means better results, in the form of increased revenue, improved utilization, higher productivity, better quality and safety and greater engagement. Better results lead to greater recognition...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // May 2012

    Complimentary SuccessFactors whitepaper: Get the Right People

    Whether a company succeeds or fails ultimately depends on whether it hires the right people to effectively execute its strategies. Despite the strategic importance of hiring, many companies historically treated recruiting as a largely administrative process. Rather than focusing on the business value associated with hires, recruiters focused on increasing...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // May 2012

    Free whitepaper: SF ROX: Investing in execution pays dividends

    In the fall of 2008, when financial crisis was in every headline, closing the gap between strategy and execution was at the top of CEO agendas. Other items were speed, flexibility, adaptability to change and people performance. During that time, SuccessFactors decided that the execution and people performance advantages of...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // May 2012

    Free whitepaper: Driving Business Execution Through Integrated Talent Management

    Human Resources has the knowledge and tools to play a central role in driving business execution. Yet many HR organizations struggle to show how the talent management processes they support are relevant to business success. This complimentary whitepaper discusses how to use talent management to drive business execution. It explains...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Business Execution: Executive Buyer's Guide

    The workforce represents 40 to 60% of a company's operating expenses, and is the most important asset in business execution. Companies that narrow the gap between strategy and results can achieve increased growth, lower operating costs and higher profit margins. At SuccessFactors, we help our customers change how they...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Beyond Simple Total Cost of Ownership

    When considering new applications, the question has always been "Build or Buy?" But increasingly, the new question facing companies today is "Buy or Rent?" In this paper, we analyze the implications of purchasing and implementing cloud-based software (SaaS) vs. traditional on-premise software. From the view of LOB managers and...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Performance Review Calibration - Building An Honest Appraisal

    One of the things that most employees dread about the annual performance review is the feeling of unfairness in the employee ratings. Performance review calibration takes away the impression of having a biased or unjust review system by establishing a fair and equitable standard by which all employees are measured....

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Setting Goals Effectively Is Critical To Your Success

    Employees who clearly understand their individual goals - and how they relate to the larger goals of the company - naturally become more engaged with their work. Successful companies realize that their achievements are linked to their ability to manage, track and communicate goals - informing their workforce and linking...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Succession Planning: From Concepts To Measurable Reality

    At Pep Boys, succession planning is a phased activity that is intricately linked with the competency models and performance management. It starts with preliminary competency reviews at all levels and units. Central to the process are "Collaborative roundtable discussions" that occur physically and virtually right across the organization from unit...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Use Employee Surveys To Increase Business Execution

    It is important to use valid and reliable questions in the survey that you are prepared to address. A poorly designed survey can create more problems than solutions. Asking questions that the company is not willing to take action on is more likely to disengage employees than engage them. Often,...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Use Strategic Talent Management To Create A Higher-Performing Workforce

    The best talent management plan is closely aligned with the company's strategic plan and overall business needs. Goal alignment is a powerful management tool that not only clarifies job roles for individual employees, but also demonstrates ongoing value of your employees to the organization. When you engage employees in their...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Using Employee Assessments To Increase Retention

    Human resource solutions can provide invaluable tools for increasing consistency in managing employees. Good management is all about understanding fit - how employees fit in with their job, their manager, their team and the organization. Managers need to understand 'fit' in order to effectively interact with and coach the individual...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The New Horizon For Online Compensation Planning Tools

    By linking performance management and compensation systems, a company can get a clear picture of its work force - who is employed, what workers want out of their jobs, who's contributing, who's not - then pay employees accordingly. In doing this, companies essentially take their payroll, which is often a...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Secret To Effective, No-Hassle Performance Reviews: For Small & Midsized Businesses

    In today's competitive business environment, your employees represent one of your organization's most valuable assets. Which means your company's productivity - and ultimately, its profitability - depend on making sure every person in your organization is working up to his or her full potential. That's why a solid performance review...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Strategic Plan - Preparation For Long-Term Success

    Strategic planning is at the heart of how to make long-lasting changes in your organization. The process begins by looking at where you are now, where you want to go and how you will get there. Done well, a strategic plan provides an indispensable focus that energizes and moves your...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Tips On Writing Effective Employee Performance Appraisals

    The employee performance appraisal needn't be done in a vacuum - it is important for a manager to solicit multiple viewpoints on the employee's performance, including a self-assessment from the employee. This type of appraisal is called a 360-degree review. Members of the company who may be involved in a...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Using Key Performance Indicators To Increase Productivity And Profitability

    In most businesses, the employees represent both an organization's biggest expense, and its most valuable asset. This means the company's productivity, and ultimately, its profitability depend on making sure all of its workers perform up to, if not exceed their full potential. To survive and prosper in today's economic times,...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Using Workforce Analytics To Drive Strategic Business Decisions

    Workforce analytics allow you to combine and compare raw workforce data, present it graphically to see historical trends and run "What-if" scenarios. Modeling capabilities will help everyone in the organization - across all departments and offices - visualize how the movement of talent impacts hiring decisions, cost models, career-path initiatives,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    What Should Be Included In Employee Evaluation Programs?

    Without a formal employee evaluation program, employee perception of a pay-for-performance environment is that decisions are "Arbitrary and unsubstantiated". This can affect employee morale negatively. However, the opposite is also true - employees can be highly motivated if their compensation and rewards are shown to be carefully assessed on the...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    What To Look For In A Recruiting Software Package

    Companies need recruiting software to allow recruiters and hiring managers to create and store an unlimited number of requisitions, both for internal and external audiences. All of these requisitions should be accessed with status and origin date of original submission with the ability to create duplicates with revisions for newer...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Become A Strategic Partner By Using The "Next Gen" Of HR Information Systems

    This "Next Gen" of HRIS not only expedites the information gathering process, but more importantly, it frees up your HR department to focus on more strategic activities that affect your entire workforce. HR can use this up-to-date, centralized information to retain and develop your high-performing employees by linking compensation to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    4 Ways To Unlock Your Employees' Performance Potential

    The first step in unlocking your company's true potential is ensuring your employees understand how their specific job/role contributes to achieving your company's business objectives. Without a consistent process of setting goals for each individual employee that map directly to your company's objectives, they may be spending too much time...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Business Execution Excellence: Challenges And Solutions

    The right people with the right skills in the right jobs doing the right things. Preparing an organization for business execution excellence requires a detailed understanding of the people and strategies within the company. Executives need to create and communicate the business goals and have a process in place where...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Developing Your Succession Plan

    Succession management used to refer to the process of replacing a CEO when the position became vacant due to foreseen or unforeseen circumstances. These days, leading organizations understand the importance of implementing a succession plan for more and more roles across the company - in some cases extending to the...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Complimentary SuccessFactors White Paper: Performance Management in a Small-Business Culture

    While introducing formal, automated processes for performance and goal management into your unique small business culture may seem crazy, in reality, it may just be the perfect union. That's because the right combination of people and processes can reinforce your company's strengths, improve productivity, and increase engagement. Compliments of...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Complimentary SuccessFactors Reference Booklet: Loud in the Cloud: Customer Spotlights

    Measurable business results?that's what drives companies to partner with SuccessFactors. But each customer has a unique story to tell about their path to success. In this complimentary booklet, 28 SuccessFactors customers?large to small, in a variety of industries, and from around the globe?share their processes and results. With quotes, facts,...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Complimentary Ventana Research Value Index Report: Total Compensation Management 2012

    This free Ventana Research report shows SuccessFactors to be a top supplier of applications that support the management and operations of compensation. According to Ventana, SuccessFactors Compensation (part of SuccessFactors BizX Suite) achieved the top overall ranking due to its scores in Reliability and Capabilities. In addition, the growing number...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    SuccessFactors Research: Now More Than Ever

    In uncertain economic times, companies cannot afford to give up any advantage to their competitors. The great human capital management drives great performance. This paper looks at the dollar cost of not investing in human capital management, and what benefits companies stand to give up to their competition. An economic...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    SuccessFactors Research: Mergers And Acquisitions

    In uncertain economic times, many companies will be acquired by those on the offense looking for deals in the troubled market, or will be forced to make defensive mergers in order to remain solvent. In this chaos companies often lose track of their most important asset - people. When companies...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Rapid Transformation

    Everyone knows that change within your business is certain. However, it's how quickly you change that will determine your organization's future. The presenter of this webcast focuses on how to quickly plan and implement a successful major transformation in your organization.

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    Cutting Your People Without Cutting Off Your Head

    Today's financial pressures, unprecedented in recent history, are forcing senior executive teams to make significant cuts to the workforce. The presenter of this webcast engages with you about rethinking cuts to workforce investments as an opportunity to weed out the low performers and let your best talent grow. The presenter...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Expand Your Consulting Services With SuccessFactors

    SuccessFactors wants you to join the SuccessPartner Affiliate Program. Why? Receive incentives for referring the best performance and talent management solution to your customers; use our resources to increase your deal size; establish and maintain long-term relationships with your clients and expand your consulting opportunities. The attendee of this webcast...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    SuccessFactors Employee Survey

    In this economy, having an engaged workforce is critical for organizational success. An engaged employee is over 3 times more effective than a non-engaged employee. When tough decisions have to be made, you want to ensure that the employees you have are engaged and ready to execute. The attendee of...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Human Capital Managment in the Cloud: A Review of the SAP and SuccessFactors Strategy

    The strategic HCM market is growing rapidly and the adoption of cloud applications is accelerating. Learn why HCM is at the forefront of this transformation and how models for innovation are being developed. Explore the various approaches to HCM integration - including how the benefits of a "hybrid" cloud model...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Harnessing the Power of Big Data to Improve Business Execution

    The amount of data available to your organization is growing at a staggering 40 percent each year. If you can analyze your people and business data with amazing depth, speed and accuracy, you can better execute your business strategy and beat the competition. Find out how to turn your big...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • eBooks // Sep 2012

    Complimentary SuccessFactors E-book: See Your People, See Real Results

    As an HR leader or someone who works in a talent management, recruiting, compensation, workforce planning, learning, or technology role, the challenges you face are many. Filling positions faster at the lowest cost. Connecting your people to company strategy. Motivating and rewarding people to improve engagement and productivity. Developing skills....

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Free SuccessFactors Paper: SuccessFactors Focuses on Cloud Security so you can Focus on Business

    In the past, business software for HR management was accessible only to companies that were capable of making massive up-front investments. Today, technology has leveled the playing field. Thanks to cloud computing, core HR business applications are now available to everyone, from the largest enterprises to small and midsize businesses....

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • Case Studies // Oct 2012

    Free Case Study: SuccessFactors Employee Central Supports Dentsply International's Growth Strategy

    With a 2011 employee population growth of 20%, Dentsply needed a globally integrated, consistent and data-driven approach to managing its workforce. To meet that need they implemented SuccessFactors Employee Central--a global Core HR solution. With the new system in place, Dentsply will be able to deliver accurate reporting and...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Complimentary CIO Forum White Paper: Cloud Services Support HR's Growing Strategic Value

    Few would argue that a company's employees constitute its most valuable resource. These days, more and more emphasis is being placed on attracting and retaining employees, assigning the right people to the right tasks, and helping those people contribute to the company's overall goals--all critical areas of competitive differentiation. ...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Complimentary SuccessFactors White Paper: Racing for Results or Moving in Circles?

    There's lots of talk about moving core HR into the cloud. And while doing so has its benefits, some vendors may pressure you to quickly rip and replace your current system. Before you know it, you're starting over in the cloud, moving at their pace, doing things their way, and...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Wondering Why Strategy Is Not Producing Results?

    Execution is the difference?. It is the critical success factor. While every company has a strategy, most also have a giant execution deficit. The reality is that it's almost impossible to get everyone in your organization to take the right actions, at the right time, to produce the right results....

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Business Execution: Executive Buyer's Guide

    The workforce represents 40 to 60% of a company's operating expenses, and is the most important asset in business execution. Companies that narrow the gap between strategy and results can achieve increased growth, lower operating costs and higher profit margins. At SuccessFactors, we help our customers change how they...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Beyond Simple Total Cost of Ownership

    When considering new applications, the question has always been "Build or Buy?" But increasingly, the new question facing companies today is "Buy or Rent?" In this paper, we analyze the implications of purchasing and implementing cloud-based software (SaaS) vs. traditional on-premise software. From the view of LOB managers and...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // May 2012

    Complimentary SuccessFactors whitepaper: Workforce Planning Pitfalls

    Executing talent management activities before they're needed is an earmark of a successful business. With aging workforces and a shortage of critical talent being among the biggest challenges facing today's businesses, strategic workforce planning the discipline of forecasting future gaps between the demand and supply of critical talent, to ensure...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // May 2012

    SuccessFactors whitepaper: Winning Through Talent in Uncertain Times

    Managing in this uncertain economy can be challenging. If your business is experiencing decreasing revenues, shrinking budgets and increasing uncertainty, now is the time to focus on your people. It's an opportunity to think and invest strategically to make relative gains and avoid knee-jerk or ineffective responses to external pressures....

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // May 2012

    Complimentary SuccessFactors whitepaper: Leaders Drive Productivity

    When it comes to business, high-performance environments stimulate individuals to work better, stronger, and faster. Why does high-performance management matter? It matters because it means better results, in the form of increased revenue, improved utilization, higher productivity, better quality and safety and greater engagement. Better results lead to greater recognition...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // May 2012

    Complimentary SuccessFactors whitepaper: Get the Right People

    Whether a company succeeds or fails ultimately depends on whether it hires the right people to effectively execute its strategies. Despite the strategic importance of hiring, many companies historically treated recruiting as a largely administrative process. Rather than focusing on the business value associated with hires, recruiters focused on increasing...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // May 2012

    Free whitepaper: SF ROX: Investing in execution pays dividends

    In the fall of 2008, when financial crisis was in every headline, closing the gap between strategy and execution was at the top of CEO agendas. Other items were speed, flexibility, adaptability to change and people performance. During that time, SuccessFactors decided that the execution and people performance advantages of...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // May 2012

    Free whitepaper: Driving Business Execution Through Integrated Talent Management

    Human Resources has the knowledge and tools to play a central role in driving business execution. Yet many HR organizations struggle to show how the talent management processes they support are relevant to business success. This complimentary whitepaper discusses how to use talent management to drive business execution. It explains...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Investing in HR Leads to Solid Business Results

    In the fall of 2008, when financial crisis was in every headline, closing the gap between strategy and execution was at the top of CEO agendas. Other items were speed, flexibility, adaptability to change, and people performance. During that time, SuccessFactors decided that the execution and people performance advantages of...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Complimentary Best Practices: Six strategies for HR leaders to win a seat at the table

    HR leaders hear lots of talk about "getting a seat at the table" among the leadership functions of an organization. But what does "getting a seat" really mean? Simply put, CEOs are demanding a more strategic approach in managing today's workforce needs, as well as in planning for future needs....

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Complimentary SuccessFactors White Paper: The Cloud: When & Why?

    When it comes to evaluating software investment decisions, such as on- premise vs. cloud-based solutions, many factors must be considered. In particular, pay attention to four key areas: support for business strategy, operations, security, and cost. In addition to these important considerations, there are other reasons companies choose to...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Complimentary SuccessFactors Report: Towards Maturity Benchmark Boosting Business Agility

    The complimentary 2011-12 Towards Maturity Benchmark report consolidates the experiences of more than 1,800 organizations over the last 8 years. It cuts through the hype to show how HR leaders in real organizations are using both established and new learning technologies to help improve performance and business agility. Encouraging...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Performance Review Calibration - Building An Honest Appraisal

    One of the things that most employees dread about the annual performance review is the feeling of unfairness in the employee ratings. Performance review calibration takes away the impression of having a biased or unjust review system by establishing a fair and equitable standard by which all employees are measured....

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Setting Goals Effectively Is Critical To Your Success

    Employees who clearly understand their individual goals - and how they relate to the larger goals of the company - naturally become more engaged with their work. Successful companies realize that their achievements are linked to their ability to manage, track and communicate goals - informing their workforce and linking...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Succession Planning: From Concepts To Measurable Reality

    At Pep Boys, succession planning is a phased activity that is intricately linked with the competency models and performance management. It starts with preliminary competency reviews at all levels and units. Central to the process are "Collaborative roundtable discussions" that occur physically and virtually right across the organization from unit...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Use Employee Surveys To Increase Business Execution

    It is important to use valid and reliable questions in the survey that you are prepared to address. A poorly designed survey can create more problems than solutions. Asking questions that the company is not willing to take action on is more likely to disengage employees than engage them. Often,...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Use Strategic Talent Management To Create A Higher-Performing Workforce

    The best talent management plan is closely aligned with the company's strategic plan and overall business needs. Goal alignment is a powerful management tool that not only clarifies job roles for individual employees, but also demonstrates ongoing value of your employees to the organization. When you engage employees in their...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Using Employee Assessments To Increase Retention

    Human resource solutions can provide invaluable tools for increasing consistency in managing employees. Good management is all about understanding fit - how employees fit in with their job, their manager, their team and the organization. Managers need to understand 'fit' in order to effectively interact with and coach the individual...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The New Horizon For Online Compensation Planning Tools

    By linking performance management and compensation systems, a company can get a clear picture of its work force - who is employed, what workers want out of their jobs, who's contributing, who's not - then pay employees accordingly. In doing this, companies essentially take their payroll, which is often a...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Secret To Effective, No-Hassle Performance Reviews: For Small & Midsized Businesses

    In today's competitive business environment, your employees represent one of your organization's most valuable assets. Which means your company's productivity - and ultimately, its profitability - depend on making sure every person in your organization is working up to his or her full potential. That's why a solid performance review...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Strategic Plan - Preparation For Long-Term Success

    Strategic planning is at the heart of how to make long-lasting changes in your organization. The process begins by looking at where you are now, where you want to go and how you will get there. Done well, a strategic plan provides an indispensable focus that energizes and moves your...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Tips On Writing Effective Employee Performance Appraisals

    The employee performance appraisal needn't be done in a vacuum - it is important for a manager to solicit multiple viewpoints on the employee's performance, including a self-assessment from the employee. This type of appraisal is called a 360-degree review. Members of the company who may be involved in a...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Using Key Performance Indicators To Increase Productivity And Profitability

    In most businesses, the employees represent both an organization's biggest expense, and its most valuable asset. This means the company's productivity, and ultimately, its profitability depend on making sure all of its workers perform up to, if not exceed their full potential. To survive and prosper in today's economic times,...

    Provided By SuccessFactors