Higher education institutions face tremendous hiring and employee retention challenges in a highly competitive environment that is prone to high turnover. Adept insight into the workforce and a strong ability to engage employees is required, along with developing strong succession, leadership development and career development plans.

These challenges are often exacerbated due the need for centralized control in a decentralized environment. Acendre provides a secure and fully integrated talent management system designed to address these specific higher education challenges.

Powerful people analytics and reporting help higher education institutions hire, engage and develop high-quality and critical talent, while reducing costs, improving productivity and efficiencies. The talent management software allows for a centralized view of people and data in the decentralized environments that are typical.

Designed to meet your specific challenges

 

Compete for talent in a highly competitive environment


Help engage, retain and develop your employees


Engaging millennials in your workforce


Developing your next generation of leaders


Ensuring exceptional career paths for your employees


Provide actionable insight into your workforce


Solutions for Higher Education


Recruitment

Recruitment

Sourcing through multiple job boards


Highly configurable workflow engine and dynamic form building to match your unique staff acquisition processes


Merit-based recruitment with panel assessment and selection reports


Enhanced staff acquisition with action triggers and auto-task notifications


Online reference checks


Position Description Library


Talent Warehouse


User-friendly Candidate Portal with complete mobility



Onboarding

Onboarding


Track and automate your agency’s specific onboarding tasks


Integrated forms generation


Agency-wide reporting


Performance

Performance and Succession

Automate performance management with Web-based performance reviews


Configurable workflow engine and dynamic form rendering to match your institution’s unique workflow


Identification of skills and competencies with skills gaps and high potential employees to build succession plans



Learning

Learning and Development

Targeted learning and development programs for onboarding new hires and engaging current employees


Maintain compliance with ongoing monitoring, tracking and reporting of learning and certification



Analytics

People Analytics and Planning

Real-time, actionable insight on all of your agency’s people data


Standard and customized dashboards and reports for executives and stakeholders


Interactive dashboards and reports for collaboration and sharing


Interoperability

Interoperability

Interoperates with any other HR system your agency uses


Western Sydney University Case Study


The University of Western Sydney (UWS) is made up of six campuses housing nine schools, in addition to Research Institutes, Research Centers, and a range of Business Units. From academic appointments to professional staff, UWS’s hiring managers and HR professionals need to process a high volume of applicants, and ensure employees have the resources they need to succeed. Transitioning to Acendre’s cloud-based onboarding solution saved time and boosted efficiency for new hires, existing faculty and administrators.

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