Employee engagement is the name of the game when it comes to today’s HR best-practices. From competitive talent recruitment strategies to complex benefits administration to streamlined payroll management, companies are increasingly turning to human capital management systems to perform tedious, manual tasks and processes that often define an HR professional’s existence.
Everything is different in today’s world of empowered employees. Finding the right talent is more competitive than ever, forcing employers to rethink and refine their recruitment strategies. Flexible work environments have opened up new ways of onboarding and engaging with employees. The role of the human resources department as the steward of all employee related data has ushered in a critical need for technology systems that will ensure employers can attract, retain, and motivate the talent they need to move their business forward.
Dynamics 365 for Talent has answered this need. With advanced automation and intelligent guidance that replaces tedious, paper-pushing tasks, HR teams can spend more time on the “human” part of human resources.
The Combined Power of Dynamics 365 and LinkedIn
All the powerful tools provided by LinkedIn are intrinsically a part of Dynamics 365 for Talent, making the process of finding and cataloging talent from anywhere in the world a much more streamlined process. Users can create and post jobs on LinkedIn, import and manage applicants, and even schedule interviews within one user interface. LinkedIn Recruiter System Connect (RSC) gives users the ability to seamlessly access real-time candidate information across LinkedIn Recruiter and Attract, helping recruiters build better candidate pipelines that match skills to job qualifications. The Attract module provides a dashboard that allows those involved with the process to collaborate as they search and engage talent in the market.
Each candidate’s LinkedIn profile, including application details, is directly accessible within Dynamics 365 for Talent. Having a centralized candidate profile hub keeps related communications and documents in one place, eliminating stray emails and keeping hiring managers informed on every step of a candidate’s hiring process. In addition, you can tailor the hiring process by screening and shortlisting candidates with skill, personality, and culture-fit assessments. Top applicants are intelligently highlighted by comparing candidate profiles to job requirements.
After a candidate accepts an offer, the Onboard module steps in as one of the first tools for human capital management, functioning as a specialized type workflow solution that enables new hires to successfully transition into their role. One survey found that one third of respondents reported quitting a job in the first six months because guidelines were lacking and they found themselves unable to properly connect in their new environment. Dynamics 365 for Talent helps to prevent this by ensuring that new hires have a successful onboarding experience. The Onboard module gives companies the ability to develop personalized onboarding processes that streamlines paperwork, improves engagement, and accelerates time-to-impact. Onboard allows you to create a custom welcome guide for new hires, it walks them through each step in the onboarding process, and connects them to key team members that they’ll be working with and reporting to. With Dynamics 365 for Talent you can provide new hires with step-by-step checklists to ensure administrative tasks like background checks, W2s, and direct deposit forms are completed in a timely manner. The module also provides training and other resources for everything a new hire needs to get started.
Dynamics 365 for Talent gives managers and employees core HR capabilities from within a single location. With critical employee data like benefits, compensation, credentialing, absence reporting, and compliance in one central place, Talent helps HR teams and managers keep employees engaged and motivated. Nobody falls through the cracks.
Several features in Talent help to reduce administrative tasks, freeing up more time for strategic initiatives. For example, managers can initiate changes without requiring intervention from human resources. Talent also gives employees full control of their administrative tasks. Employee self service provides employees with a single window where the employee can find all their important company and career information. In addition, routine tasks such as benefits, compensation, and leave and absence are all automated, driving HR and organizational efficiency.
Dynamics 365 for Talent takes the power of transparency to the next level. With its focus on employee empowerment through access, connectivity, and centralized information, Talent gives HR teams unprecedented insights into company culture and performance.