Three CAHRS Partners Chosen as Finalists in Award Program

Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies partner company Bersin by Deloitte chose MetLife, Chevron and IBM -- all CAHRS member organizations -- as three of the finalists of its WhatWorks Award Program, highlighted in Human Resource Executive's "Reimagining Work."

Among the finalists was MetLife Inc., which was recognized in the Enabling High-Impact Learning category for implanting a new digital-learning platform within one of its largest divisions.

Chevron was recognized in the category of "Transforming HR with People Analytics." Questions at the core of a transformation driven by Chevron's HR team included: How do employees affect profitability, and how does an organization measure that impact? Chevron estimates that its employees are responsible for 70 percent more revenue and 25 percent more profit than Fortune's Top 20 average organizations, but the company did not have a consistent and effective way of understanding how its employees were drivers of profitability. Nor did it have a scalable way of using people data and analytics to inform business decisions. Starting with a small and centralized people-analytics team, Chevron wanted to scale, unify and grow analytics capabilities across the entire enterprise and leverage those capabilities as a competitive advantage.

IBM was recognized in the category of "Optimizing Talent Management." Using design thinking, IBM's HR team created a new talent-management approach that integrated previously siloed HR functions. This automated experience nudges managers about key actions they can take to help make employees happier and more successful. The adoption of this platform, called the "cognitive talent alert" for managers, by IBM's HR team, has exploded. Today, personalized guidance is efficiently delivered to managers' desktops, tablets and smartphones across much of the organization. Armed with individualized information about each employee, managers from 170 countries are transforming the employee experience

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