Talent Management

Make talent your business.

Your people are the key to growing your organisation and thriving in a landscape of rapid change. Workday delivers the management and insight you need to understand your talent landscape and needs, align high-performers with key business objectives, and develop tomorrow’s leaders by empowering workers to grow within your organisation. With Workday Talent Management, you can invest wisely in your people and their future so that you’re ready for whatever comes next.

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Understand the strengths of your teams, target your recruiting efforts, and monitor succession plans.

Examine your talent to target for development programmes, mentoring, and leadership training.

Identify retention risk and take action to retain key talent before it’s too late.

First impressions matter.

Enabled for mobile and desktop, Workday Onboarding helps you make the best first impression, increase first-day productivity, and streamline administration so new workers can hit the ground running.

  • Enable managers to provide a welcome message and a list of people to connect with to help engage and assimilate new hires.
  • Provide helpful contacts within the organisation, such as HR and IT, that can help employees navigate their new surroundings and processes. 
  • Track employee movement within the onboarding process with indicators displaying progress.
  • Begin the learning journey at the start. Assign learning videos to new hires and take them right into the Workday Learning dashboard.

Inspire your team with goals, check-ins, and recognition.

Communicate high-level business objectives and connect with each worker to establish goals, set targets, and support continuous progress. Establish, cascade, and assess your business goals, giving you maximum alignment and increased engagement across your business.

  • Foster engagement by establishing individual goals that align with your organisation’s or manager’s goals.

  • Create and track goals from any device for increased productivity.

  • Encourage continuous collaboration through social check-ins and comments on goals.

  • Configure goal templates to meet your organisation’s unique needs.  

Motivate your people to do their best work.

The Workday performance management framework allows you to configure a variety of templates (periodic or continuous) to evaluate your global workforce and unlock its potential.

  • Increase consistency across your organisation while meeting local requirements.

  • Foster a collaborative dialogue between employees and managers.

  • Configure your performance review processes to meet your unique needs.

  • Request or give feedback any time for a comprehensive picture of performance.

  • Motivate, reward, and develop talent based on performance while aligning with business priorities.

Empower employees to discover what’s next.

Workday Career and Development Planning equips your people with the tools they need to grow their careers.

  • Highlight key competencies, past experience, completed training, and career aspirations in an individual profile.

  • Enable managers and employees to collaborate on competency-based development plans.

  • Allow employees to specify career preferences and job interests and see matching open jobs.

  • Empower employees to explore the internal mobility patterns at their organisations and highlight the possibilities for movement.

  • Expose the job requirements of desired roles so employees can take ownership of the next steps to advance their careers.

Understand the strengths of your teams.

Gain comprehensive insight into skills, competencies, and future desires with talent cards, reports, and dashboards illustrating worker and team dynamics.

  • View complete talent details with work history, current competencies, and future goals.

  • Plot your team within an nbox framework to visualise performance and potential.

  • Calibrate teams and develop tailored plans for development.

  • Conduct talent reviews, assess potential of individuals and groups.

  • Get insight into job families with performance gaps or retention risk.

Create a plan for the future.

Workday Succession Planning allows you to build, manage, and evaluate succession plans for any essential jobs in your organisation.

  • Prepare for the future by anticipating critical leadership gaps.

  • Identify talent early and in different locations by creating succession pools for similar roles.

  • Identify, compare, and develop qualified successors across teams, organisations, and borders.

  • Develop and assign succession strategies (for example, restructure, external hire, internal hire) and plan for emergency situations.

  • Monitor successor readiness, flight risk, and the overall health of the succession pipeline.

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