Online succession planning tool helps HR see how their organisation compares with others

Many organisations create and implement a succession planning strategy, but for some this is unmanaged, unplanned or worse. To help HR and Talent decision-makers to understand the impact and effectiveness of this activity, we’ve developed a free-to-use online Succession Planning Tool. Completed in a matter of minutes, it provides the participant with instant results to gain an insight into the overall effectiveness and value of succession planning – and the extent…

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Merry Christmas from Head Light

The team at Head Light would like to wish all customers, partners and friends a very Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year. We shall be closing our Help Desk at 12.00noon  on Thursday 24 December until 09.00am Monday 4 January.  Of course, should there be any system availability issues over the Christmas period, we’ll be on the case. Happy Christmas!

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New online succession planning tool helps HR see how their organisation compares with others

Many organisations create and implement a succession planning strategy, but for some this is unmanaged, unplanned or worse, according to talent management software specialist Head Light. To help HR and Talent decision-makers to understand the impact and effectiveness of this activity, Head Light has developed a free-to-use online Succession Planning Tool available on its website. This tool can be completed in a matter of minutes and provides the participant with instant…

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Mobile talent software launched by Head Light to improve engagement in HR processes

HR initiatives can fail if employees are not engaged by the software they are required to use in the workplace, says Ian Lee-Emery CEO and Founder of Head Light. He believes that business software providers must design business apps that have the same compelling interfaces as those we have come to rely on in our personal lives. Ian says, “HR initiatives often rely on employee buy-in to succeed and many…

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HR teams must see ‘talent’ as career consumers, claims Head Light

Talent management software specialist Head Light will explain how a ‘marketing mindset’ can help employers to develop more effective talent relationships and create competitive advantage, at the HR Software Show (stand H260, 17-18 June, Olympia). “Talented people with in-demand skills are in an increasingly strong negotiating position and they’re beginning to act like career consumers,” said Ian Lee-Emery, Managing Director of Head Light. “The same principles that marketing teams manage…

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Head Light appoints Henley professor as non-executive director

Talent management software specialist Head Light has appointed Professor Nick Kemsley as a non-executive director. Professor Kemsley co-directs the Centre for HR Excellence at Henley Business School, which he joined in 2010. He contributes to the Centre’s research and activities for members and also designs and delivers open and bespoke development programmes for Henley Business School. He also runs his own consultancy, Org-onomic, which specialises in organisational capability and HR…

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CIPD HR Software Show – showcase session

We’re delighted to announce that we have been confirmed as a speaker in the CIPD HR Software Showcase. Come and hear us talk about how to embrace and act on the more consumer-like behaviour of your high potential, top talent.  We’ll challenge you to think about how this impacts succession planning and the career conversations line managers may have with these people – and ask whether your managers have the…

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