April 16, 2012

Monday, April 16, 2012

Hiring and Recruiting: streamline processes and increase HR workflow implementation

  • Focus group meetings were held with research, faculty, and student hourly stakeholders to discuss ramifications of a policy change to disallow back-date offers.
  • An HR/Pay system preview was planned to introduce hiring managers to PeopleSoft Talent Acquisition Management and upcoming business process changes.
  • Job Descriptions: standardize descriptions and create KUL/KUEC salary bands
  • Project scope with Image Now consultants was developed to include position management data with workflow, including position descriptions by July 2012.
  • Search began to hire a senior compensation analyst in HR to coordinate the future compensation study and handle the salary administration program.
  • Performance Management: redesign and implement improved processes
  • A draft policy to establish a probationary period for KU-Lawrence and KUMC unclassified professional and university support staff was reviewed with and supported by staff governance.


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