April 21, 2014

Monday, April 21, 2014

Hiring and Recruiting:  streamline processes and increase HR workflow implementation

  • Activities & Accomplishments
    • Went live with 2XB as scheduled on March 31. No major issues identified.
    • Finished offer letter training with deans' offices.
  • Issues – Two areas of functionality which are intrinsic to 2XB that are comparable to TAM issues; work-around possible for one. Have identified both as issues to Kenexa/IBM for possible future enhancements. I-frame with KU branding creates access problems for Mac users with Safari browser since Safari has stricter security standards for use of cookies. Working with IT and Kenexa/IBM technical staff to see if a solution or work-around is possible.
  • Activities Planned
    • Monitor feedback from applicants and administrative users; so far seems OK.
    • Seek I-frame technical solution or work-around.
    • Continue to work on subsequent phases of integration with HR/Pay.

Job Descriptions:  standardize descriptions and create KUL/KUEC salary bands

  • Activities & Accomplishments
    • Compensation Analyst, Dallas Smith, accepted job and will begin next week.
    • Began setting up Phase III focus group meetings.
    • Draft research job summaries reviewed by HR staff.
  • Issues – Determine how to proceed with FLSA timeline given FLSA review in Washington DC.
  • Activities Planned
    • Finalize Phase III focus group meetings.

Performance Management:  redesign and implement improved processes

  • Activities & Accomplishments
    • Reviewed preliminary project scope documents from implementation partners.
  • Issues – Staff resources needed to begin implementation of Talent Development systems.
  • Activities Planned
    • Identify and seek answers to questions for implementation partners so selection can occur.
    • Develop position description for Learning and Development staff member with some system job duties.


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