A Round Up of My Writing in August 2010


Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer A Round Up of My Writing in August 2010 August 2010 came to an end, and once again, I didn’t quite notice it in frenzy of everything going around. Tags: Round Up Round Ups | admin September 4, 2010 No Comments No comments yet.

Metrics: Are They Mapped With Your Business Objectives?


Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Metrics: Are They Mapped With Your Business Objectives? You can measure almost anything in your business, but if those metrics don’t serve a real business objectives, they are just numbers with no real meaning.

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Business Execution Metrics – The Right Answer


Strategic HR best practices Business Execution HR metrics metrics workforce analytics Workforce Performance Management In college, whenever my statistics professor was asked a direct question, he’d almost always answer “It depends”. What’s a good R Square? “It It depends”. What’s the best measure of central tendency? Yup, “It depends”. At first that answer drove me a bit crazy, though eventually I came to understand that it really was the right […].

Social Software Adoption: Why Good Companies do Bad Things

Transparent Office

It also includes back-end stuff like Directory and Single Sign-On integration, data security, technical scalability, and reporting metrics. Why do good companies do bad things to social software adoption?

HR Metrics for Business Improvement and Strategy Alignment

Strategic HCM

I’ll also be delivering this programme on HR Metrics for UMI on 6th and 7th December 2010: Measurement is an increasingly topical and important field for all HR practitioners to understand. However, the need is not simply to know the measures and metrics which are most commonly used to support different areas, but to understand which metrics can be used to support different business contexts, HR strategies and other requirements.

Human Resources KPIs: An In-depth Explanation with Metrics & Examples

Analytics in HR

KPIs are strategic metrics. Only metrics that have a direct link with the organizational strategy can be called KPIs. Human Resources key performance indicators (HR KPIs) are metrics that are used to see how HR is contributing to the rest of the organization. Don’t be fooled: most of these are simple HR metrics that are not important to track, as they usually don’t align with organizational strategy.

Quality and Quantity – The Conversation Continues


Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Quality and Quantity – The Conversation Continues On 8th Jan, 2010, I wrote a post on Quality and Quantity – Compliance and Excellence. On 11th Jan 2010, Harvard Business Review’s blog featured a post titled “ Why Good Spreadsheets Make Bad Strategies ” by Roger Martin. I’m More Than Just A Number By Tanmay Vora , January 14, 2010 @ 3:29 am Hi Tanveer, Thank you friend, for commenting and taking this conversation forward.

Innovation, Quality & Entrepreneurship at Akshaya Patra


They collect some key metrics including cost per meal and constantly look for ways to optimize it. By Maulik Shah , August 23, 2010 @ 12:36 pm Nicely observed and nicely presented by you.I Thanks By Tanmay , August 30, 2010 @ 7:02 am @Maulik - Thanks!

The End of the Culture 2.0 Crusade?

Transparent Office

Well-run companies know what metrics matter for each business process. They know how to measure those metrics. They understand the downstream effect that changes in their metrics have on the effectiveness of the process, and ultimately on company's overall business performance. There have been a lot of great summaries of what was discussed at last week's Enterprise 2.0 show in Boston. But for me, the most interesting topic was one that was not discussed: Culture.

The 'Invisibles' in Business Performance


Well Invested Time in July 2010 By Tanmay , August 4, 2010 @ 10:39 am @Ivana - Thanks! It can be seen when it happens, but cannot be predicted/confirmed via a metric. Best, Tanmay By davidburkus , August 5, 2010 @ 4:10 am Great ideas.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Why Performance Reviews Make Some.

45 Things

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Tuesday, May 4, 2010 Why Performance Reviews Make Some People Crazy Performance. Quit scoring people on metrics that don’t have anything to do with the way someone does a job,” Culbert says. For defense, I actually LIKE having metrics associated with performance. May 4, 2010 10:08 AM Anita said.

3 High-Value Tips for Leaders to Break Out of Comfort Zone


It is easy to “ monitor the numbers ” (sales dashboards, internal efficiencies and other metrics). Photo Courtesy: DJHuber’s Flickr Photo stream Tags: comfort zone , getting things done , Leadership Improvement & Development , Leadership , Managing People , Process Improvement , Self Growth | Tanmay February 3, 2010 4 Comments By shahmaulikn, February 3, 2010 @ 9:06 am Truly Motivated and learning.


Strategic HCM

And a dashboard to catch metrics about candidates. The last presentation today (just before a Bill Boorman panel) is with Colin Minto , Global Head of Resourcing at G4S. I’ve been following the progress of G4S’ new system since meeting Colin at a Connecting HR tweet-up earlier this year. And the system’s now been live for one week and one day. For G4S, social recruiting is an aspect of their direct resourcing strategy which supports their EVP / employer brand (on the slide).

Project Social: Seeing Green

Working Girl

That’s why we decided to put a stake in the ground around green HR and sustainable business practices and start gathering case studies, metrics and other sources of good information to share with you. Although briefly distracted by the news that Google employees will be getting a 10% increase and servants to run errands and assemble their IKEA furniture for them – have you ever tried to assemble IKEA furniture?? -

Wellness Programs: On Life Support?


Included in the list of reasons for why firms’ struggle to demonstrate true business impact of such programs is the absence of objective metrics, […]. Uncategorized SuccessFactors wellness metrics workforce analytics In my second posting on ideas presented in Human Resource Executive magazine, a brief news story entitled “Are Wellness Initiatives a Waste of Time?” questioned the effectiveness of corporate wellness programs.

HR and the Business: On the Same Page?


Uncategorized Business Execution business strategy goals HR metrics HR strategy performance SuccessFactors Talent Management I recently came across an illuminating survey of 802 HR leaders published in the September 2nd edition of Human Resource Executive. The study asks how executives are responding to the economic, functional, and often personal stresses exacerbated by the current recession. One particular question asked “What do you consider to be the three biggest HR […].

Primitive Notion

True Faith HR

Charlie, Department of Works: “Bloody typical, they’ve gone back to metric without telling us.” The Voice of HR site has been running an excellent series of blogposts offering suggestions to improve SHRM entitled "2011 SHRM Strategic Guidance." My contribution was published Sunday morning and I am reproducing it here. Go check out Voice of HR for more interesting thoughts.

Gratitude - 2010


Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Gratitude - 2010 I am filled with gratefulness as I think about 2010 coming to an end. Metrics that Matter for 2011 One Page PDF Other Links to this Post RSS feed for comments on this post. The reason I love blogging is that while I express myself, I meet some very interesting people - meet them through the words we write and through our passion of sharing ideas to make a small difference in the world we all live in.

HR Collaboration Strategies at Enterprise 2.0 conference

Strategic HCM

Moderator - Bill McNee , Founder and CEO, Saugatuck Technology Keynote Panelist - Oliver Marks , Blogger, Sovos Group, ZDNet Customer - Ciara Smyth , Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company Customer - Tony Treglia , Senior Vice President, HR Service Delivery, Aviva USA Measuring HR Performance - What to Apply Analytics & Metrics Against The strategic design and tactical roll out of HR related collaborative Enterprise 2.0

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HR, Collaboration and Analytics

Strategic HCM

Some of the tweets: joningham : With Richard Chong NetApp @cameranh @josh_bersin @olivermarks on HR measurement #e2conf #e2conf-8 #cipd10 mikegotta : @dahowlett I don''t think we have the right metrics for assessing the value of better relationships, better sharing, better cultures #e2conf jonhusband : @josh_bersin says the ROI is intangible, but really really big (of e2.0 The other panel at the Enterprise 2.0 conference, also chaired by Oliver Marks (pictured with me) focused on measures.

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All the Way

True Faith HR

Tonight, I will be one of the featured guests on the HR Happy Hour. The topic? Social Recruiting, Sports, and Upside." As avid readers of this blog (all three of you) know, I have made a number of sports-related posts , including one about the research I am doing on team management theory and what happens when key top personnel leave the organization while the CEO remains intact.

Quality and Quantity – Compliance and Excellence


— Quantitative: In 2010, I will write at least 200 blog posts. Qualitative: In 2010, I will focus on writing at least 75 posts that are highly relevant in core areas where I can add value. Photo Courtesy: FirstIndy ’s Flickr Photostream Tags: Quality versus Quantity Leadership , Process Improvement , Quality | Tanmay January 8, 2010 19 Comments By utpalvaishnav (utpalvaishnav) , January 8, 2010 @ 7:51 pm Twitter Comment Excellent!

2016 Turnover Rates by Industry

Compensation Force

Links for historical Turnover Rates: 2008 , 2009 , 2010 , 2011 , 2012, 2013 , 2014 and 2015. Metrics/Analytics TurnoverIn response to the many, many requests received and continuing a long tradition here at the Force, I am pleased to bring you the latest turnover rates by industry, provided to us by CompData Surveys.

Preventing Workplace Shootings by Employees

HSD Metrics

As with any workplace violence, it can sometimes be impossible to predict if an individual has the potential to commit a shooting, such as the case in 2010 at the Hartford Beer Distributor in Manchester, Connecticut. The post Preventing Workplace Shootings by Employees appeared first on HSD Metrics. Articles Uncategorized ExitRight HSD Metrics prevention workplace shooting workplace violence

Best of the Force: Performance Analytics, Team Chemistry and Hockey

Compensation Force

Not surprisingly, MoneyBall author Michael Lewis already had a bead on this teamness phenomenon back in 2010, when he wrote The No-Stats All-Star for the New York Times. As Keith will point out, it is the best metric for how an individual player really contributes to the success of the overall team. Metrics/Analytics Pay for Performance Performance Management - GeneralIs "making teams better" the holy grail of performance analytics?

Is Team Chemistry the Next Big Thing in Performance and Rewards?

Compensation Force

Not surprisingly, MoneyBall author Michael Lewis already had a bead on this teamness phenomenon back in 2010, when he wrote The No-Stats All-Star for the New York Times. As Keith will point out, it is the best metric for how an individual player really contributes to the success of the overall team. Bonus/Incentives Metrics/Analytics Pay for Performance Performance Management - General Is "making teams better" the new holy grail of performance analytics?

Best of the Force: With Survey Statistics, Are You a Mean or a Median Aficionado?

Compensation Force

Today's featured post - a nod to my fellow pay gear-heads but also a discourse on a consequential market compensation analysis choice - was first published in February of 2010. Metrics/Analytics SurveysTaking the opportunity to share some of the more popular outtakes from the eight years of Compensation Force archives.

Control, Services and Decisions: The Evolution and Impact of the HR Value Proposition


organizations in the years 2010 and 2016 by the Center for Effective Organizations (the full report is in our forthcoming book, Human Resource Excellence: Assessing Global Strategies and Trends , that will be published by Stanford University Press in 2018). . The table below shows average ratings of each value proposition in 2010 and 2016. Analyzing HR and business metrics. The table below shows the correlations with HR effectiveness in the years 2010 and 2016.

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Wondering How to Measure Channel Incentive Program Success? There’s an Incentive Solutions White Paper for That.

The Incentive Solutions News blog

Started after 2010. Boiling down data to these five levels led our researchers to understand what key growth metrics power top-performing programs. Benchmarks for Channel Incentive Program Success | Incentive Solutions. Incentive Rewards.

Forecasting in R: a People Analytics Tool

Analytics in HR

In contrast, predictive analytics uses a variety of additional variables, such as company performance metrics, economic indicators, employment data, and so on, to predict future rates of turnover. Jan 2010 – August 2020) to provide a forecast into 2021.

More Employees are Voluntarily Leaving Jobs – What it Means for HR

Ultimate Software

These numbers mirror the November 2016 report, which also determined that the difference in number of quits—defined by the BLS as “generally voluntary separations initiated by employees”—and number of layoffs and discharges has increased since April 2010. Assisted by unbiased metrics, today’s managers have increased insight into their teams’ performance and can better determine which individuals might be thinking about leaving.

Driving Innovative Business Models through Workforce Planning


Just as a refresher, a business model, according to Ostwalder and Pigneur (2010) , “describes the rationale of how an organization creates, delivers, and captures value” The building blocks of a business model are: . These include: • Business Performance Metrics. Other ways that workforce planning can contribute to business model reinvention: • Workforce Planning should devote resources to exploring trends that happen outside your turf ( Ofek and Wathieu, 2010 ).

Post-Brexit Workforce Challenges: How to Strategically Plan Through Ambiguity


The goal is to understand how the metrics you collect — about engagement, retention, benefits, etc. Beyond financial metrics, effective HR leaders also understand how the organisation’s talent strategy is impacted by business constraints. Navigating Brexit will require HR leaders to balance day-to-day metrics with big picture trends. As observed by the CIPD experts in their 2010 study on workforce planning, “the reality….is

5 Benefits of ATS and Background Screening Integrations


million jobs between 2010 and 2020. Integrating background screening with your ATS has many benefits for recruiting and human resource teams, including a better candidate experience, improved productivity, metrics and analytics, and better accuracy and compliance. Improved hiring metrics and analytics. 5 Benefits of ATS and Background Screening Integrations Jun. 7, 2019. Vinh Nguyen Vice President of Information Technology.

You’re Not Managing DE&I if You’re Not Measuring It


Ferdman, Avigdor, Braun, Konkin, & Kuzmycz, 2010): Commitment from top leadership to foster equity and inclusion. 2010): Feeling welcomed and valued Sensing that diversity is celebrated and cultivated as a strength Being involved and engaged in the work group Being able to authentically bring the whole self to work Being able to influence decisions Feeling safe to be oneself without retaliation or isolation. “What gets measured gets done.”

5 Benefits of ATS and Background Screening Integrations


million jobs between 2010 and 2020. Integrating background screening with your ATS has many benefits for recruiting and human resource teams, including a better candidate experience, improved productivity, metrics and analytics, and better accuracy and compliance. Improved hiring metrics and analytics. Each decade, The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) publishes an occupational outlook. It goes into great detail about each industry and occupation.

Recruiting Trends 2020 Report: Predictions for the Year Ahead


Less than 1 in 4 recruiters say that key metrics are available to everyone on their HR team. The co-working space sector has grown an average of 23% annually since 2010, and more spaces are opening every day.

3 Reasons to Analyze Your Training Programs for Early-Career Professionals

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Generation Z (born between 1995 and 2010) is beginning to replace the incumbent Millennials as the young professionals in the workplace, and this group is hungry to grow its skills and prove itself at organizations. Finding insights that lead to better decision-making requires more than just reporting on learner satisfaction, enrollments, cost of training and learner demographics – the type of metrics most readily available through an LMS.

Ten years after self-reflection

Thrive Global

My way to 2010. By 2010, I had much experience in serving but I had not employed my graduate years to make enough money or a career for myself. I ran into the book Thrive – the third metric to redefining success , by Arianna Huffington, at an airport in one of my countless trips. In my first article to Thrive Global, Working the wait , I explored the opportunity the recent pandemic surge gave us to rethink our ways into the future.

Sumser tech spotlight: This hiring tool ‘distinguishes itself’


Once Catalyte turned 10 (in 2010), Rosenbaum began incubating what was to become Arena. When clients are willing to make employee performance metrics a part of the staffing equation, the real strength of predictive tools can be brought forth. Baltimore is the very last place that I’d expect to find groundbreaking technology for the labor market. The metro area hosts the Social Security Administration and is next door to the NSA.

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