Halogen Software Inc.

Halogen Software Inc.

October 08, 2012 08:30 ET

Latest Edition of Halogen's Talent Management Suite Raises the Bar on What HR Can Expect From a Technology Vendor

Easy access to HR analytics, enhanced mobile experience, increased usability across all employee groups are among the many updates to the Halogen Talent Management Suite™

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS--(Marketwire - Oct. 8, 2012) - HR Tech Conference, Booth 537- October 8, 2012 - Halogen Software unveiled several new talent management suite product enhancements at the HR Technology Conference and Exposition today. A new HR analytics reporting dashboard, rich engaging mobile apps, and increased administration flexibility for larger and distributed enterprises top the list of dozens of usability enhancements for all employee groups in the company's next edition.

Delivered as part of Halogen's ongoing commitment to help organizations build their world-class workforces and make talent management best-practices accessible to companies of all sizes, the Halogen Talent Management Suite™ has raised the bar on what human resources professionals can expect from a technology vendor.

"I had the opportunity to preview some of these enhancements at Halogen's User Conference last month and I'm really excited about them," said Tia Smith, Manager, Learning and Organization Development, OHL. "From new HR reporting tools to new mobile app features to usability enhancements, these updates demonstrate how Halogen uses customer feedback to continuously improve its products."

Easy access to HR analytics and reporting

Halogen's new reporting features make rich analytics easy and accessible to HR in one central location. Pre-configured reports give HR administrators the data they need to make informed, strategic business decisions and better understand employee performance. For example, the Process Flow report provides a real-time, cross-organization view into the status of a given talent program. Administrators can use this information to analyze trends and make adjustments to timelines, redundancies or bottlenecks in the process.

To view a photo of the Task Status Report, click here:


Mobile features that drive engagement and performance anywhere, any time

Halogen has incorporated three of its most popular features to its mobile application: Halogen Feedback Central, Goal Management and the Talent Profile Directory to provide anytime, anywhere access to them. By giving managers and employees the ability to share feedback, track and update goals in real time, and search for relevant talent management data via their mobile devices, organizations can help keep performance a day-to-day priority.

To view a photo of enhancements to Halogen's mobile application, click here:


Greater flexibility for administering a Distributed and Global Workforce

Larger enterprises will now have even greater flexibility in how they self-administer and manage the unique talent requirements, processes and business rules of multiple business units or different geographies.

Distributed organizations comprised of several divisions, companies or business units across different locations and time zones can easily configure the Halogen solution to meet the unique needs of each business unit:

  • Unique administrative roles ensure the security of sensitive user data across distributed organizations
  • A customizable end-user interface can be branded to represent a particular business unit's information, resources and geographic location

"We're a large health system comprised of multiple hospitals across Indiana and Illinois," said Jennifer Triumph, Compensation Analyst, Franciscan Alliance. "With this update, we have greater flexibility in how we manage the unique talent requirements and processes of our various hospitals while still providing organization-wide access to key features of Halogen."
To support Halogen's growing global customer base, new language packs for Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Turkish and UK English will be available.

Usability enhancements across the entire suite

A number of usability enhancements have been made across the entire Halogen Talent Management Suite as part of the company's continuous improvement program including:

  • several improvements that help engage managers in the compensation process, giving them autonomy when allocating merit increases to high performers
  • e-learning enhancements that foster employee ownership and accountability for development
  • new options for social sharing of career opportunities among employees, hiring managers and recruiters

Halogen will be will be showcasing these product updates and the rest of the company's award-winning talent management suite at Booth 537 at the HR Technology Conference this week.

About Halogen Software

Endorsed by thousands of HR professionals from around the world, Halogen Software is revolutionizing the way businesses manage their talent - and raising the bar on what you should expect from a talent management vendor. Halogen offers the first and only cloud-based talent management system that's been purpose-built from the ground up to reinforce and drive higher employee performance across all talent programs - whether that is recruiting, performance management, learning and development, succession planning or compensation. Halogen has been recognized as a market leader by all major business analysts, but even more important, has garnered the highest customer satisfaction ratings in the industry. The company has been named employer of choice over multiple years and has won numerous leadership and product innovation awards, including HR Technology Product of the Year. Halogen Software's powerful, yet simple-to-use solutions, which also include industry-vertical editions, are ideal for any company that wants to build a world-class workforce that is aligned, inspired and focused on delivering exceptional results. For more information, visit http://www.halogensoftware.com. Subscribe to Halogen Software's Exploring Talent Management blog: http://www.halogensoftware.com/blog/ or follow Halogen Software on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/HalogenSoftware.

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