This article discusses how to connect your current talent to technology changes within the organization, how intentional changes can help in talent attraction, and what to look for when seeking a consultant.<.p>
Connecting Current Talent to Technology
Human capital isn’t a warm or fuzzy word when referencing your employees. Still, when thinking about their impact, they are truly the heart of the business. The skills, knowledge, and experience possessed by individuals in your organization make your business thrive and help bring value to your clients. That’s why it is especially important to take a step back and reflect on giving your employees the tools to be efficient and make their work easier.
We can’t stress enough that implementing an ERP solution for your organization is not just a technology project. You have to consider it is also a people and process project. Change is scary, though, right? When implementing a new system, you’re changing how current employees work daily and requiring them to get used to something new. Ultimately, if your employees aren’t on board or are frustrated by the implementation, there is little to no chance for the system to succeed. Ways you can encourage acceptance within your organization of the new system include:
It’s important to note that you don’t want to compromise your culture for technology’s sake. When wanting to improve your business, the discussion needs to start from a holistic perspective of your environment and then bring in the experts to help facilitate the process.
Attracting Talent with Technology
Hiring can be challenging for the manufacturing industry as the workforce continually evolves. By making intentional changes within your organization, you not only help retain talent but also attract talent! It’s essential to adapt or risk settling for talent that may not be the right cultural fit. Some ways manufacturing industries can adapt include:
The market for amazing talent is becoming increasingly competitive, and the cost of losing A+ talent is too great. Easy-to-learn programs that encourage visibility throughout the organization and enhance your culture can help make attracting talent more successful.
Who is going to help me?
Now that we’ve discussed the best way to approach an ERP implementation with current employees and how intentional changes can help attract talent, the question remains: Who will help me through this process? When you seek to implement an ERP solution, you are looking for the right technology and people to trust and execute it. This begs this question, what should you be looking for in a GREAT consultant?
Guardian Business Solutions consultants embody these characteristics. We are committed to taking a holistic approach and looking at your company’s unique needs.
Read more about how the Guardian team restored employee confidence and eased the fear of change during a reimplementation of Infor CloudSuite Industrial powered by Syteline for RCS Innovations:See Case Study