Skanska Uses Talent-Management Solution for World-Class Recruiting and Staff Development
 
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Skanska Uses Talent-Management Solution for World-Class Recruiting and Staff Development

Skanska AB is one of the world’s leading project development and construction groups, with expertise in construction, commercial and residential project development, and public-private partnerships. Skanska creates sustainable solutions and aims to be a leader in quality, green construction, work safety, and business ethics. The company’s mission is to develop, build, and maintain the physical environment for living, traveling, and working. The group currently has 60,000 employees in Europe, the US, and Latin America.

 
 

 
 

Challenges

A word from Skanska AB

  • β€œIt is critical for our business to have good employees. With Oracle Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service, we can optimize our ability to recruit people with the best possible skills to positions at all levels within the company. The solution makes it possible for us to have world-class recruiting and staff development.” – Peter Bjork, VP of Information Systems Strategies, Skanska AB

  • Implement a single, cost-effective, 24/7, talent-management solution across the global organization to support the company's strategy to recruit and develop a world-class staff
  • Enable the most efficient recruitment possible for competent personnel at all levels within the company, from skilled workers at construction sites, to top management, to prepare the company for the retirement of a large number of employees in the coming years
  • Improve the ability to retain skilled employees and ensure that they receive the development opportunities they need to grow and advance
  • Support internal employee evaluation program goals to find talented prospective managers through the analysis of employees' skills and to identify highly-performing individuals
  • Deploy a solution that the company can quickly implement in all markets, ensure business continuity, and enable the focus on internal management changes after going through a series of mergers and acquisitions with construction companies, worldwide

Solutions

  • Implemented Oracle Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service in local languages for 12,000 users in Europe, the US, and Latin America and provided support for local differences
  • Increased profitability and reduced the number of errors within human resources
  • Introduced Oracle Taleo Recruiting Cloud Service to attract and recruit the right people with the right skills at all levels within the company as efficiently as possible, both externally and internally
  • Improved the company’s ability to retain skilled employees at all levels and ensured that they receive the development opportunities they need
  • Implemented Oracle Taleo Performance Management Cloud Service to provide support for an internal employee evaluation program created to find prospective managers by analyzing employees' skills and identifying the best-performers
  • Deployed the solution quickly across all markets at once, enabling the company to focus on its internal management changes after going through several mergers and acquisitions of construction companies throughout the world
  • Laid the foundation to introduce Oracle Taleo Learn Cloud Service to improve, simplify, and streamline all types of formal and informal learning across the global organization, including craftsmanship on construction sites