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HRSG’s industry-verified competency and job profile library powers TalentGuard’s Competency Core Framework.

Austin, Texas – November 23, 2015 – TalentGuard Inc., today announced a new partnership with Human Resources Systems Group, a global leader in competency-based talent management. With this relationship, TalentGuard greatly simplifies and significalty reduces customer onboarding from months to hours, setting a new standard in the marketplace.

HRSG’s 550+ industry-verified, multi-level general and technical competencies are integrated into TalentGuard’s Competency Core Framework and power the entire Talent Management Suite. The combination of TalentGuard’s software and HRSG’s competencies bring unmatched breadth, detail, and insight to every stage in the talent life-cycle.
TalentGuard’s SaaS offering includes a comprehensive suite of applications including performance management, succession planning, career pathing, 360 feedback, development planning, certification tracking and robust analytics. It’s a flexible, cost-effective and intuitive solution for companies doing strategic workforce planning.
“TalentGuard is excited to partner with HRSG to extend the value and benefits delivered by our workforce solution,” said Linda Ginac, President and CEO of TalentGuard. “Integrating our innovative talent management solution with HRSG’s industry-leading compentencies and job role profiles helps employers build a globally-integrated enterprise that consistently develops, deploys and engages talent based on best practices.”
“This partnership will enable TalentGuard clients to leverage world-leading competencies across the talent lifecycle,” said Suzanne Simpson, HRSG’s President and CEO. “For organizations focused on aligning talent strategies with ambitious business goals, this will be transformative.”

About TalentGuard, Inc.

TalentGuard is a global provider of competency-based talent management solutions delivered as Software-as-a-Service. Our cloud-based software suite is unmatched in it’s ability to engage and retain employees. Our integrated technology helps organizations automate performance management, 360 degree feedback, career pathing, succession planning, individual development planning and certification tracking. TalentGuard also helps improve business outcomes with our extended network of credentialed career coaches, training programs and content.
Through it’s network of trusted integration partners, TalentGuard is seamlessly integrated with the broader HCM ecosystem including HRIS, Applicant Tracking, Compensation Management and Learning Management. For more information visit www.talentguard.com.

Media Contact:
Anthony Campagnano
TalentGuard, Inc.
512.943.6800 x1487

About HRSG
HRSG is a world leader in the field of competency-based talent management. Together, our team of senior consultants, industrial-organizational psychologists, and subject-matter experts develop and deploy competency content and strategy for Fortune 500s, small and mid-sized companies, and the public sector. For more than 25 years, we have helped our clients use competencies to define their talent needs, address skill deficiencies, and improve individual and organizational performance. For more information, please visit www.hrsg.ca

The TalentGuard Suite:

PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT – Fosters an efficient and focused business process that provides qualitative and quantitative insight during the performance conversation, delivers agile goal setting and supports ongoing feedback, coaching and development to ensure an employer’s workforce is aligning and adapting to business goals.

COMPENSATION PLANNING – Make informed decisions throughout the salary and bonus review process with scenario plans, benchmarks and validation of decisions. Leaders have immediate visibility and transparency to salary, bonus, incentive stock and other data.

CAREER PATHING – Enables employers to offer a structured career development process to support career growth. Our software provides employees with tools to build out meaningful career paths based on their aspirations and interests, review skill gaps against future jobs and engage in relevant learning experiences that proactively prepares them for the next role.

360 DEGREE FEEDBACK – Assess employee skills to better understand skills, gaps and talent readiness as company grow and adapt future challenges. Our tool gathers and analyzes objective multi-rater feedback to help employers make better people development decisions.

SUCCESSION PLANNING – Facilitates organizations in the identification and development of internal people with the potential to fill key leadership positions in the company. This solution helps companies identify critical roles, manage the talent pipeline and search for talent based on detailed criteria to ensure the right talent are in the right roles.

DEVELOPMENT PLANNING – Provides organizations with a method to manage interactive career development plans. Employees can create and track goals, gain access to learning resources, solicit feedback from stakeholders, and receive coaching for advisors and mentors.

CERTIFICATION TRACKING – Allows companies to manage, track, and report on training and certification efforts. HR can assign mandatory and supplemental training to specific job roles, managers can see when training is required and employees can remain compliant in their role.

COACH MATCH – Enables companies to consistently manage and simplify relationships between employees and coaches to achieve performance improvement, career development or accelerated leadership skills. Coach Match systematically identify coaches that are uniquely qualified based on the employee’s assessed needs or specific search criteria. Companies can track the coaching engagement throughout the relationship to monitor status, see progress and measure impact.