Simulation Modelling of Talent Allocation with Contextual Technology

Oct 15, 2016

Finding the right talent and the right people to fill positions in your business can be a worrisome and drawn out task. Without having rightly chosen employees you may end up choosing someone that you feel is right for the job but ends up falling flat; or not really being able to handle the arduous demands of the position that you have in mind. Deployment of skills is easier said than done. There is a solution however. A Contextual Intelligence platform has the ability to weed out those workers that are going to be best for your needs and those that may not cut it.

A Contextual Intelligence platform gives in-depth skills analytics of employees or prospective candidates and helps choose the right people for the right jobs.

Simulations based on Contextual Technology

It is said that you cannot really tell how well someone is going to handle a situation until the person is placed in the particular set of circumstances. HR faces this very conundrum every day when choosing the talent to fill vacant positions. Companies also face this problem when trying to figure out how best to fit their talent in various projects.

A contextual platform first of all considers the unique business rules of a company before ranking candidates or employees based on the richness of their skills. The best part is that it deals with HR data in real-time due to which the skills analytics are accurate. Managers can test various business scenarios in terms of how many employees are required where, when along with costs involved. They can understand skills strengths and gaps. These simulations let the management to moderate and finally decide the best business scenario. This knowledge comes handy when making investment decisions or also when organizations undergoing critical restructuring processes.

Skills Analytics

Skills are the first set of decisive factors that HR departments have to consider when it comes to choosing the right talent and deciding where to allocate. Your HR department may have ten candidates with similar skills but the data which they collect and the particular individuals whom they pick make a huge difference. Employee performance directly impacts company revenue.

Talent Insights

Having the right talent insights can make a huge difference when it comes to the overall success of the chosen individual/s in their respective job roles. A Contextual platform allows HR to simulate different events, business scenarios and thereby make a huge difference by allowing HR to evaluate talent in a realistic manner without bias. This allows HR to match talent ahead of time so that companies can see which employees might turn out to be the best in their particular business situations and why.

Giving HR the Power

Contextual technology enables HR to make informed decisions without having to do guesswork or base decisions on assumptions and gut feel. This is beneficial for companies both at the time of talent acquisition and deployment. With an intelligent approach, HR can help set employees on a career path that works out in favor of their strengths, close skill gaps and make progress in career trajectory.