Talent and workforce management

Engaging employees to drive the business

Announcing four new IBM workforce science solutions, to help improve employee performance and transform the workforce. Learn more

Applying workforce science, analytics, and collaboration tools to build a smarter workforce

The workforce is critical to business success, yet employers struggle to find, engage, develop and retain talent.

Smarter Workforce helps meet today’s workforce challenges. Using workforce science, analytics and collaboration tools, Smarter Workforce brings together three elements to ensure a best-fit engaged workforce, develop deeper client relationships and drive measurable business outcomes.

Talent Management solutions are part of the Smarter Workforce:

Featured solutions

Whether you are looking for a single solution or a broader workforce solution, IBM® offers the products and tools you need to realize the promise of a Smarter Workforce, including:

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Create a Smarter Workforce

Redesign the way your organization attracts, empowers and motivates employees.

Build a smarter human resources function

Learn actionable suggestions for improving employee satisfaction with Human Resources.

The Smarter Workforce workshop

Get personalized consultation to help transform your workforce through a strategic partnership with IBM.

Featured products

  • BM Social Learning

    IBM Social Learning
    Designed to inspire people to engage with one another, contribute expertise and learn using interactive media in near-real time. Helps streamline the learning process by applying analytics, revealing opportunities to optimize content and increasing learning efficiency.

  • IBM Kenexa Workforce ReadinessIBM Kenexa Workforce Readiness
    Identify the talent requirements for today's business demands and develop employees for future needs.
  • IBM Kenexa Predictive Retention IBM Kenexa Predictive Retention
    Predict and improve workforce retention with analytics and employee feedback surveys.

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When it comes to recruiting high-quality candidates, IBM® has the services you need to tailor a robust recruitment solution for your company—from sourcing strategies to technology and tailored implementation to geography, culture and scope.

The solution toolbox includes full recruitment process outsourcing; project-based recruitment to recruit and source in a short timeframe; sourcing science that uses technology and sourcing techniques to explore multiple sourcing channels; and employment branding to connect with candidates through research, branding and marketing expertise.

Where other companies may focus on just one area of your sourcing and recruitment needs, IBM has the expertise to see the big picture and provide the appropriate solution to help drive success.

Featured services

The Smarter Workforce Institute features a multidisciplinary team of expert psychologists and researchers. With offices in London, England and Minneapolis, US, the Institute oversees rigorous, global and innovative research and development programs, spanning all aspects of human capital management.

The Smarter Workforce Institute focuses on:

The team of psychologists and researchers are experts in many areas including employee engagement; motivation and commitment; employee leadership; customer focus and innovation; and leadership issues including women in leadership, gender diversity, the role of critical job assignments in employee development and more.

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Training and tenure

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Contexts of employee engagement

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