Talent Management Software

A Talent Management System is used by the human resources department. This system or software is used to help recruiters hire and retain employees.

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Introduction – What is Talent Management Software?

In a nutshell, talent management software – sometimes referred to to as a talent management system – is a powerful tool that helps organisations, both big and small, stay on top of their human capital management goals. These integrated software suites give you the power to assess vital human resource data at a glance; making the business of people management a breeze whilst ensuring that your company’s talent targets are met.

Talent management systems can handle a wide range of HR tasks, bringing together your organisation’s human capital challenges in one easy-to-follow cohesive and strategic package. The breadth of information that these suites can collate is impressive, and their strength lies in their ability to bring long-term talent goals to fruition via strategic assistance in areas such as:

  • Talent acquisition and recruitment
  • Goal management
  • Performance management
  • Learning management
  • Career development
  • Compensation management
  • Succession planning

This scope brings new depth to the business of talent management and broadens the reach of standard applicant tracking software. It is vital to remember, however, that both systems can be used interchangeably, bringing further flexibility to the way you can handle your workforce.

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How Talent Management Software Can Benefit Your Business

The way in which your company uses a talent management system can be as bespoke and individual as your business itself. The integration that our software suites perform allow you to take control of the elements that are most important to your company, without getting bogged down in unnecessary functions that are not relevant to your organisation’s way of working or overall ethos.

Having such detailed and targeted information at your fingertips provides you with the resources you need in order to push your business forward through its most important asset – your staff.

Just some of the benefits of talent management software include:

  • Enhanced recruitment strategy – By integrating all of your hiring needs into one easy-to-manage package, your hiring process will be greatly expedited and you’ll be able to pick the right person for the job first time, every time. In addition, any data that you gather on a new hire can be shared with other elements of the talent management software, thus lowering the amount of data entry required and the risk of clerical errors. By, using application tracking software along with the latest talent acquisition technology, your hires will be of a higher quality whenever you need to conduct a recruitment drive.
  • Greater retention rates – Having an integrated system will allow you to keep detailed records on each and every employee within your organisation, meaning that your ability to forge long-term, meaningful relationships with your best performers is greatly increased. This will help you keep hold of your most important staff members and give you the information required to make changes efficiently when required.
  • Higher productivity – Holding accurate data on your workforce will allow you to monitor their overall performance and give you the ability to recognise where they are excelling whilst offering training in areas where they may need assistance. Here your talent management software will help keep your workforce engaged and heighten productivity.
  • Better business decisions – Another benefit of having access to high-quality data on your workforce is that you will be far better equipped to make the right decisions for your business. As the different realms of capital management are all integrated into one suite, you will be able to assess patterns more readily. This will give you a better overall view of what is working and, more importantly, what isn’t.

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“TribePad was the stand out ATS provider for Pizza Hut with both its innovative platform and usability for both the client and candidate. We are really proud to be working with TribePad and are all excited by this new partnership, which we have no doubt will deliver great candidate success to both businesses.’

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It’s Not All About HR, Your Finance Department Will Be Happier Too

Making use of an integrated talent management system ultimately means that your business will be making savings across the board when it comes to human capital management. Instead of requiring multiple individuals across your HR department – all of which will be tracking different disparate areas – talent management software allows you to bring all of the processes together, thus lowering cost whilst heightening productivity.

Furthermore, constant recruitment drives – largely caused by poor targeting due to not having a talent acquisition system in place – cost money. By making use of talent acquisition software, you can employ the right people at the right time. This will remove the financial burden of both the recruitment process itself and the cost of bringing multiple new employees on board, some of whom may not be good fits for your company.

Calculating the ROI of Talent Management Software Implementation

Running the numbers on any product or service prior to bringing them into your business is simply best practice, but how do you go about calculating the return that you’ll get from something as complex as talent management? Well, as with so many other elements of business, the first thing to remember is that a ballpark figure is all you can realistically hope to achieve. The second thing is that a ballpark figure is usually good enough!

So, in order to get a handle on your prospective ROI from implementing a talent management software suite, you first have to come up with the cost of your current processes when it comes to talent management. Whether you choose to do this manually or opt for the simpler software route is entirely up to you. But remember, the more accurate your data, the better your estimate will be.

Once you have a figure for your current way of working, it is simply a case of figuring out the potential outlay that your business will be making on the new software suite and then comparing the two. Calculate the difference between the estimate that you have for your old costs and the new costs you will incur to give you the savings that you’ll make. Once you have the difference, you then simply divide that by how much the new method will cost to give you a rough idea of your potential ROI. When you have this figure in place, you will be in a far better position to build a case for moving forward with a new talent management system for your business.

New Generation Means New Ways of Working

As more and more millennials enter the workforce, so our focus on talent management has to change. The expectations of today’s generation of young workers is far removed from what has gone before, therefore it is vital for businesses to remain progressive and capable of adapting to the changes that lie ahead.

Gone are the days of jobs for life, for example, but there is still a case for careers to be forged within one company – it’s just that the goalposts have moved somewhat over the last decade or so. Nowadays, it is the employees that often hold the cards, so organisations should be mindful of how they interact with their workforce. Engagement is key.

When staff members feel as though they are contributing to the growth of the business as a whole, they will get a greater sense of achievement from their work. This improved engagement can be easily implemented via talent management software as it simplifies the way in which their role within the company can be explained to them. This gives your management team a better opportunity to show them exactly how their efforts are contributing to the company’s overall business strategy.

Why Your Business Needs to Implement a Talent Management System

As our software suites provide such a vast array of applications, including a talent acquisition platform and an online applicant tracking system, the reasons why you should invest in a talent management system are wide and varied. However, there are some key factors that you should consider if you are thinking of making the leap towards a fully integrated talent management software suite. These include:

  • Improved efficiency – Moving over to talent management software will save your staff time as vital employee details need only be entered once for them to show across all applications within the system.
  • Improved accuracy – With the lower data entry requirements also comes greater accuracy in the data that your business stores. Having to only enter details once can significantly lower the amount of clerical errors made by your those responsible for the data entry.
  • Improved growth – Opting to shift to an integrated system will allow you to get a greater overview of your business as a whole. From high-level executives down to shop floor staff, your talent management system will provide you with the data you need in order to grow your business quickly and efficiently.

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