Halogen's talent management solutions support innovation, creativity and
competitive advantage for electronics leader
OTTAWA, Oct. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Sony Canada has selected Halogen
Software's talent management solutions to help the company achieve its
long-term vision for employee development. Using Halogen's employee
performance, job description and learning management modules, Sony
Canada has linked performance and development to build a world class
workforce across its electronics and mobile divisions and its retail
The connection between talent management and business success is clear
to Sony. "People drive innovation; and for our organization it's
entrenched in our strategy and seen as a source of sustainable
competitive advantage," says Bethany Kopstick, Human Resources
Consultant, Sony Canada. "We selected Halogen because we quickly saw
how they could support our organizational goals and the development of
Kopstick adds that as older employees retire, Sony is placing priority
on developing its talent from within to boost engagement and job
satisfaction. Sony Canada's leadership believes the best way to achieve
this goal is through the continuous development of its workforce.
Halogen was selected because of the powerful integration between its
performance and learning modules.
In support of its strategic vision for employee development, Sony Canada
has used Halogen to map five core competencies into the organization's
job descriptions and its employee performance management processes.
Using the tightly integrated Halogen eAppraisal™, Halogen Job
Description Builder™, and Halogen eLearning Manager™ modules gives Sony
Canada a complete view of each employee. This helps leaders assess job
fit, competency development, measures of success, and training needs.
Managers can readily address areas for improvement via integrated
development planning tools and fingertip access to assign learning
"Our implementation was incredibly smooth — and every step of the way,
Halogen's support was amazing. We now have the tools and confidence we
need to advance our talent management journey, and it's all so simple
to use," says Kopstick.
The solution has been very well received by executives, employees and
managers, according to Kopstick. "Everyone likes that it provides a
holistic view of an employee with easy-to-understand reporting and
visuals. We can see right away where we need to build the organization
and where we need to develop talent."
"In just a short amount of time, we've seen some major wins with talent
management, thanks to Halogen," Kopstick summed up. "We see them as a
long-term partner in our success."
About Halogen Software
Halogen Software (TSX: HGN) offers an organically built cloud-based talent management
suite that reinforces and drives higher employee performance across all
talent programs — whether that is recruiting, performance management,
learning and development, succession planning or compensation. With
over 1,750 customers worldwide, Halogen Software has been recognized as
a market leader by major business analysts and has garnered the highest
customer satisfaction ratings in the industry. Halogen Software's
powerful, yet simple-to-use solutions, which also include
industry-vertical editions, are used by organizations that want to
build a world-class workforce that is aligned, inspired and focused on
delivering exceptional results. For more information, visit: http://www.halogensoftware.com. Subscribe to Halogen Software's Exploring Talent Management blog: http://www.halogensoftware.com/blog/ or follow Halogen Software on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HalogenSoftware.
SOURCE: HALOGEN SOFTWARE
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