Today’s business world is operating in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environment called the VUCA World. The acronym stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. This complex flux can be attributed to geographic, economic, political, demographic, technology, and many other paradigm shifts happening across various industries.
We at Culturelligence, focus upon introducing Agility at the root levels. When Agile practices are being implemented in HR Functional Areas, the change is being introduced.
Agile Solutions In HR Functional Areas
From Recruitment To Agile Talent Acquisition
Traditional recruitment and hiring practices are becoming strategic, proactive and agile. Agile HR because it leads to improvement in Recruiting and Talent Acquisition. Talent acquisition team need to prioritize requisitions, use growth-hacking techniques to source and assess talent, use visual boards to foster transparency, operate as collaborative partners and retrospect for continuous improvement.
From Performance Appraisal Management To Iterative Performance Feedback
Agile performance management makes it much easier and more comfortable for managers and team members to recognize career development opportunities that will benefit both individual and corporate goals. Many companies are adopting agile methodologies to manage their projects – shorter cycle projects and multiple managers. Hence, annual performance appraisal management is no more relevant and companies need to adopt an ongoing and iterative performance feedback cycle.
From Traditional Learning & Development To Learning Sprints & Micro learning
When Agile HR is being practiced as a goal for the future, one benefit that arises for employees is that they can master skills or concepts via Microlearning. Learning & Development (L&D) is becoming agile and learning in sprints is becoming a norm. Curated content, online/video learning, design thinking principles and data analytics are being used to foster learning agility.
From Conventional Standardized Rewards To Agile & Personalized Rewards
Deloitte Human Capital Trends Report 2018 highlights the importance of transitioning from conventional standardized rewards to a more personalized and agile rewards. Research by Globoforce explicates that employees who receive regular small rewards are eight (8) times more engaged than employees who receive annual raises.