Infor PeopleAnswers Talent Science

Organizations of every size and in every industry around the globe are often under pressure to cut costs and at the same time, boost efficiency, productivity, and the company's bottom line.

Cutting specific line items can save you money, but quick fix, short-term reactions can't guarantee enduring business success. The key to sustainable, long term growth isn't about cutting back; it's about investing smarter—especially in your people. Infor PeopleAnswers Talent Science™ is an easy-to-use, cloud-based, and scalable talent analytics solution that helps ensure you have the right people in the right positions to achieve your business objectives. By leveraging large quantities of behavioral and performance data, this patented software creates predictive models that let you hire better, reduce turnover, and improve performance. What's more, with Infor PeopleAnswers Talent Science, your organization gains access to the industry's only available unified Human Capital Management (HCM) solution. 

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PeopleAnswers and Infor: the best of both

Big data now drives advanced Human Capital Management in the Cloud.

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What it is

Infor PeopleAnswers Talent Science provides insights that are deeper, yet easier to understand, than any other solution in the industry. Easy-to-use hiring and coaching modules generate information to help you make more effective talent decisions, and the modules are scalable so that a large number of employees can easily take advantage of them. What's more, to ensure you're satisfied with our software, our post-deployment validation process offers every customer business analytics to provide wisdom into the results our software generates for your company.

Infor PeopleAnswers Talent Science leverages world-class technology to achieve superior results:

Pre-employment testing
Get highly predictive hiring recommendations as well as deep insights into every candidate. By exposing the Behavioral DNA® of every candidate through 39 primary behavioral trait evaluations, Infor PeopleAnswers Talent Science lets you know a candidate before the first interview, and provides you with candidate and role specific interview guides, resulting in better employee selection and reduced employee turnover.

Coaching and development
Maximize every employee with tools designed to develop your people to their fullest potential. The development module—a scalable, yet highly customized tool for employees and managers, provides more self-service tools for recruiting and coaching your workforce by comparing behaviors to any potential role to leverage existing strengths and improve on possible disconnects.

Streamlined recruiting and workflow
Infor PeopleAnswers Talent Science is an intuitive, highly scalable solution capable of evaluating a large number of candidates any time and moving them through our advanced workflow tracking protocol. Improve the effectiveness of employee recruiting by determining where your recruiting dollars are most productively spent, while accessing detailed usage statistics for your organization. Utilize the Performance Dashboard, an integrated business analytics tool, to track the impact our system is having on your business in one centralized dashboard, customizable by location, business unit, recruiting team, and more.

    Resources

    Features

    Infor acquires PeopleAnswers

    Resources

    Case Study Talent Science -
    Boston Market

    Boston Market selected Talent Science to take advantage of the system's ability to compare a candidate to several positions at one time. And the user interface is very intuitive. 

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    Case Study Talent Science -
    Hertz Corp.

    Karl-Heinz Oehler (SVP, Global Talent Management) and Dr. Stella Malsey (Dir, Global Assessment Services) discuss the breakthrough results the company experienced after deploying Talent Science. 

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    Six things to consider before investing in a testing and assessment solution

    One size does not fit all; read which six key areas you should consider when evaluating testing and assessment solutions.

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    National healthcare network uses Infor PeopleAnswers Talent Science

    Learn how the organization raised on-the-job nursing performance levels and reduced first-year nursing turnover by 47%.

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    Succeed with the soft stuff -- 7 steps to candidate selection

    Seven steps to help you get serious about hiring and start focusing on what really matters in candidate selection.

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    Large healthcare system requires fewer rehires with Infor PeopleAnswers Talent Science

    Learn how the organization raised on-the-job nursing performance levels and reduced first-year nursing turnover by 47%.

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    Attracting Generation Y employees

    As Generation Y grows up, so must our ability as HR professionals to be able to locate, recruit, and retain them.

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    What it does

    The Infor PeopleAnswers Talent Science web-based software application provides HR solutions that bring you the greatest return on your most important investment: your people. Covering the entire employee lifecycle, this proven, scalable, and key performance indicator (KPI)-specific solution helps you maximize employee performance and retention.

    To achieve this we apply a revolutionary scientific approach that objectively ties your performance metrics to the key behaviors of your best employees. We then incorporate cutting-edge methods and technologies in the areas of pre-employment testing, coaching and development, employee recruiting analytics, and automated workflow candidate tracking. Combined with industry-specific capabilities and practical business principals, you get an employee assessment solution that allows you to duplicate the performance of your top employees to reduce turnover and transform your business.

    Infor PeopleAnswers Talent Science's core capabilities include:

    • Behavioral preference measurement with 39 attributes
    • Narrative that converts behavioral data into an easy-to-interpret report
    • Performance profiles that use incumbent data to capture Behavioral DNA® for each role
    • Weighted behaviors to identify attributes that are most predictive for each role
    • Behaviors that can be mapped to custom competencies
    • Interview guides with customized suggested questions to drill down on disconnects
    • Onboarding guide that helps managers shorten time to employee productivity
    • Coaching guide that identifies employee development needs and can be linked to LMS content
    • Best-fit feature that allows for instant comparison to multiple roles for selection and career path planning – no retesting required
    • Customizable workflow for candidate management
    • Analytics for hiring process feedback
    • Single instrument assessment for all candidates available in 14 languages and 24 countries
    • Desktop and mobile browser support for assessments
    • Integrations with 3rd-party solutions


    Outstanding support and service

    Infor PeopleAnswers Talent Science understands how important service and support are to ensuring our customers recognize the full value of their investment in our solutions. Every customer engagement is built within the framework of a world-class service model that includes:

    • Dedicated client account manager
    • Constant delivery team
    • Consultative assistance
    • Candidate and client support
    • Comprehensive training and education
    • Robust analytics engine to track system usage and effectiveness

    What it means

    Infor PeopleAnswers Talent Science delivers measurable ROI to organizations through improvements in employee retention, performance, and savings related to filling fewer vacancies. We turn your most important—and likely most expensive—asset into the biggest driver of your business' success.  With Infor PeopleAnswers Talent Science you can:

    Duplicate your top performers using a convenient, online predictive solution

    • Objectively define and quantify the Behavioral DNA® of your top performers
    • Stop relying on subjective competencies and "gut feel" hiring
    • Leverage a consistent benchmark of success across all your locations


    Reduce employee turnover by hiring the right candidates

    • Improve performance and employee retention by focusing on the best candidate
    • Quickly sort through thousands of candidates to find the "needle in the haystack"
    • Reduce employee turnover by separating high-potential from high-risk candidates


    Make sure your employees perform to their maximum potential

    • Empower managers to provide high-impact coaching
    • Help employees play to their strengths through feedback reports
    • Implement development programs customized for every employee
    • Use behavioral insights to accurately match the right person with the right job

    Core features

    Languages

    • English
    • Spanish
    • French (Canadian)
    • French (European)
    • Italian
    • German
    • Spanish (European)
    • Portuguese (Brazilian)
    • Simplified Chinese
    • Chinese (Mandarin)
    • Japanese
    • Indonesian
    • Malay
    • Thai

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