Tag: jim scully

Learning to Recognize HR Shared Services Waste

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March 9, 2016 Why is money left on the table for HR Shared Service Initiatives? "The classic excuse is ineffective or inadequate change management, and that’s certainly on the list." - Jim Scully Jim Scully, Founder and President of the HR Shared Services Institute, has been entrenched in HR shared services for more than 20 years, both as a corporate executive with Georgia-Pacific Corporation and consultant. He places causes for waste in three categories: 1. Waste-for-Less models focus on performing current activities cheaper, usually through a combination of labor consolidation and geographical relocation of activities (offshoring, nearshoring, “ruralshoring,” etc.). Little attention is paid to identifying process waste, much less eliminating it. As a result, waste activities continue to be performed albeit by less expensive resources. 2. Less-Waste models are a step in the right direction. To varying levels of success, these models have…

The Truth Behind Performance Data: Measuring HR Shared Services

March 7, 2016 HR Shared Services Webinar Originally recorded: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Jim Scully, President of HR Shared Services Institute, shared findings from the recent 2016 survey, "Delivery Diagnostic HR Shared Services Value Scorecard" and the truth behind the data he has gathered and what it means for HR Shared Services. As a researcher, Jim has amassed the most comprehensive collection of comparative practice and performance data available. To support his research, Jim founded the HR Shared Services Network on Linkedin, with over 10,000 members from the HR Shared Services community. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from your peers and Benchmark your HR Service Delivery performance.  

Completed the 2015 HR Delivery Trends Survey Yet?

January 27, 2015 If you have, great! If you haven't, you could miss your chance to have your valuable thoughts and insight included in some influential findings that help to shape the landscape of HR Shared Services! Brought to you by Jim Scully and the HR Shared Services Institute, Dovetail has been a proud champion of the survey for the last few years. Since publishing the first comprehensive HR Service Delivery Practices Survey six years ago,  HRSSI has continued to deliver industry-leading insights into a broad range of HR delivery practices. This is an important year for the survey as they launch their newest research project, the 2015 HR Delivery Trends Survey. This survey probes three major trends in HR service delivery: globalization of HR delivery models, HR shared services scope expansion and cloud HRMS adoption (topics very near and dear to our…

HR Service Delivery Practices Survey Results: Deploying Technology & Measuring Productivity

April 21, 2014 Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CDT Join us for a webinar sharing findings from the HR Shared Services Institute's 2014 annual HR Delivery Practices Survey. The survey's author and president of the HR Shared Services Institute Jim Scully will present findings specifically related to the use of HR technology. The webinar will cover the tools and tactics your peers are using to benchmark performance, foster continuous improvement and track productivity gains. You will learn: • What goals HR leaders set for productivity and how they’re measuring them • The most commonly tracked metrics for HR Shared Services Centers • How data is collected, reported on and presented to executive leadership • Where HR SSCs are currently allocating budget and resources and their plans for the future As a webinar participant, you will receive a copy…