Eight-point plan to turn around failing performance management

Talent management software specialist Head Light will offer practical advice on how HR teams can embed the processes and practices that enable real performance improvement, and not just ‘tick-box’ performance management, at Learning Technologies 2015 (28-29 January, Olympia 2). The company has researched and identified an eight-point action plan for HR teams, managers and employees, which can turn around failing performance management initiatives. “Effective performance management has great potential to…

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Management bias can hold back talent if data insights are not used effectively

HR teams need to use and interpret data more effectively if they want to overcome management bias and spot who really has talent and potential in their organisation, according to talent management software specialist Head Light. “Organisations rightly want to identify which employees have the capability and potential to add real value in the future, so they can nurture, engage and retain them,” said Debbie Hance, Head of Business Psychology…

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Head Light provides comment in FT article

You may have seen our Head of Business Psychology, Debbie Hance, quoted in the Financial Times on Monday 5 January. She commented on the value that 360-degree feedback can bring by helping organisations identify those who excel in some of the more nurturing aspects of leadership that sometimes go unnoticed. You can read the article on the FT.com website.

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Kick starting Performance Management

Delighted that our comments are included in Amy Wilson’s Winding Up Performance Management article in December’s Talent Management.  http://www.talentmgt-digital.com/read-tm/december_2014#pg25 Are you looking to kick start your performance management in 2015?

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Happy 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 office at 12.00 on Wednesday 24th December and re-open on Monday 5th January. Should users of our Talent® software need to contact us, please do so through the Help Desk.

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Head Light wins Bronze in the L&D Supplier of the Year at TJ Awards

The TJ Awards are recognised as being the premier Training and L&D event for the UK – and talent management software specialist, Head Light has won the bronze award in the L& D Supplier of the Year category. Ian Lee-Emery, Managing Director and Founder of Head Light commented, “We are delighted to have been recognised by the Industry in this very important category. We were nominated by one of our…

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Head Light announces partnership with CoreHR

Head Light today announces that CoreHR, a leading provider of HR and Payroll software to organisations in the UK, Ireland and Europe, has become a Partner of Head Light. Ian Lee-Emery, Managing Director at Head Light comments: “Head Light shares with CoreHR a real commitment to offering intuitive and easy to use software to those organisations ready to improve their HR and talent management capability.” CoreHR will work with Head Light’s…

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Head Light in the News

Our comment and opinion on the issues of talent management is often sought, and appears regularly on HR-related websites. A sample of these articles can now be found in the ‘In the News’ section of the Head Light website.

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Talent Management Software specialist Head Light re-locates to larger offices

Head Light, the talent management software specialist, re-locates its office as part of its expansion plans. Ian Lee-Emery, Managing Director of Head Light, commented, “We’ve seen a significant growth in our business over the past 12 months and, as such, our team of software developers, support professionals and sales and marketing specialists has expanded.” “Our commitment to developing great talent management tools and delivering excellent customer support and service remains…

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Head Light short-listed in the TJ Awards

We’re delighted to announce that we have been short-listed in the category of L&D Supplier of the TJ Awards. Ian Lee-Emery, Managing Director at Head Light, commented: “The TJ Awards recognise best practice in learning and development and we are thrilled to have been short-listed in the L&D supplier category.” “We have been proposed by a client because of the impact of our working together has had on their Leadership Academy and…

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