HR Technology Forum

HR Technology Forum is an opportunity for us to meet and share ideas with forward thinking HR and Talent decision makers. Visit the HR Technology Forum website for information about how to schedule a time to meet with us. Whether it’s 360, performance review, succession planning or employee engagement you need to address, our HR technology may be able to help. Looking forward to some great conversations!

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Is your Talent Management software right for your organisation? A series of webinars

What are the most important things to find out about a potential talent management software provider to determine if the system is right for your business? To help HR and L&D decision makers to unearth whether the features of a talent management system and the experience and set up of a talent management software supplier will ‘fit’ with what they need to achieve and the culture of the organisation, we…

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Head Light is awarded a place on G-Cloud 8 Digital Marketplace

Head Light, a leading UK-based provider of Saas-based Talent Management software and services is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a place on the G-Cloud 8 Digital Marketplace framework. The G-Cloud framework allows public sector organisations – such as the NHS, Police and local councils – to find and compare cloud-based services. Public sector organisations can then buy services more efficiently as they don’t have to run a…

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Head Light releases latest mobile talent software

Head Light today releases its latest update to its mobile talent software suite, Talent Cloud®. After the major release in November 2015 this delivers additional capability to those users of the new more contemporary interface. “Our approach is quite different to other talent management software providers: we update and enhance our software regularly and then liaise with each client when and how they transfer across so that it causes minimal disruption to…

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Head Light expands its Provider Partner Network to deliver online talent management software

We are delighted to announce that we are growing our network of Partners to promote, sell and deliver our customisable, cloud-based talent management software – Talent Cloud®. The Head Light Partner Network consists of: HR and Talent consultancies looking to extend their own solutions offerings by providing online software to their clients and to support their projects and assignments HR Information System providers that do not have products or deep domain expertise…

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Lessons from Marketing: seeing Talent as Customers

Viewing your key talent as you would consumers or customers makes for a smarter and more targeted approach to Talent Management. Our article in HR Magazine  explored this.  We think that the scarcity of talent is forcing many HR teams to reconsider how they attract, engage and retain individuals with the skills they need. We see that the balance of power has shifted towards those who possess valuable skills –…

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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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The Winsor Review and anniversary PDR systems

To comply with one of the Winsor Review recommendations, Police Forces now need to ensure that a PDR is completed before a pay increment is awarded. Recommendation 81 of the Winsor Review looks at the training of line managers to use the Performance Development Review (PDR) system efficiently and effectively.  As part of this, Forces need to be able to assess the performance of people at a time which coincides with the anniversary…

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It’s all in the implementation

Deploying talent management software successfully is all about a well planned, communicated, robust implementation. It requires easy to use software, solid processes and great administrators. We know from experience of supporting clients during their implementation, that the training of their administrators is one of the most crucial aspects of the project. Because of this: We make sure that we set up the system that you are going to work with so you can…

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