Getting to the Analytics Crystal Ball: SAP to Acquire KXEN

Bersin with Deloitte

HR Benchmarking HR Service Delivery ProvidersAnalyzing score of data for its own sake is not so interesting – but what if you could predict future trends and behaviors with the data you have today? The business implications are huge. But how? Enter “predictive analytics.” ” Predictive analytics applies statistical algorithms to prescribe or recommend actions based on patterns in data that […].

The Latest Data on Millennials

Bersin with Deloitte

HR Benchmarking People AnalyticsThe Millennial generation is hitting the workforce, and the media and organizational leaders have…well, let's just say, concerns. To understand the situation better, Telefónica just released new data on our youngest employees, the Millennials, in preparation for their summit held on June 4th in London (reply available here [link] In partnership with the Financial Times, […].

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CultureNext Employee Engagement and Recognition Benchmark Study

Maritz Motivation

In 2013, Gallup reported the then-shocking number that 70 percent of U.S. The findings of the Employee Engagement and Recognition Benchmark Study were revealing, including: How does your org. Find out with industry benchmarks in this new #research study: [link] The post CultureNext Employee Engagement and Recognition Benchmark Study appeared first on Maritz Motivation Solutions Blog.

Piece by Piece: Performance Reviews Amid the Changing Nature of Manufacturing


The recent economic recession and the always-competitive pressures in global manufacturing continue to push companies to pay closer attention to the evolving nature of performance and the practices and benchmarks they use to assess and measure performance.

Part II “We Know More Than We Can Say: How to Use Tacit Knowledge

Conversation Matters

External benchmarking suggests that the costs would have been up to $500,000 higher without the knowledge transfer. . In Part I, I explained why “we know more than we can say” including, 1) how our brains store knowledge, 2) how we create knowledge 3) the values and relationships that are involved in tacit knowledge.

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[Benchmark Yourself] Is Your Talent Strategy Built for a VUCA World?


Does your talent equation add up? See how identifying gaps and weaknesses in your talent systems can ensure success in an uncertain world

Reducing Risk in the Hiring Process


Friday, June 14, 2013 :00am. For the second year in a row, respondents to HireRight’s sixth annual Benchmarking Report revealed ongoing struggles with talent acquisition and retention as their foremost business challenge. Reducing Risk in the Hiring Process By Ellen Julian.

My Year of Living Dangerously


What happens when the HR leader is trying things that don''t have an industry benchmark or best practice? I am not a regular HR guy.

A Design Conundrum: Employee Engagement and a 2-Day Employee Value Proposition Workshop

David Zinger

Measure and benchmark against your own experience. David Zinger is a global employee engagement expert who in 2013 has already done engagement work in Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Berlin, Prague and New York.

How to Delegate Without Breaking a Sweat


The right directions/communication – Did you clearly communicate the specifics and expectations of the task, such as benchmarks, deliverables and deadline? “I do all the work around here, and let me tell you – business is booming!”. Said no business owner ever. Coming to terms with delegating responsibilities to employees is an inevitable stepping stone for entrepreneurs with growing, successful businesses.

Management Improvement Carnival – 2013 Edition


In 2013, one of the highlights of her work was “ Value of Vision ” series. The Six Benchmarks of High Performance Teams. I have been hosting the annual management improvement carnival (organized by John Hunter ) for last 3 years and I am glad to be continuing that streak.

The 5-step plan to build your own employee referral program


Make sure the program works by setting benchmarks for the number of employee-referred hires you want to make and set a timeframe for completion. Employee referral programs consistently produce the best candidates in the shortest time and at the lowest cost.

A paycheck is not a thank-you


Not only will this give you a good idea where to start, you’ll have a benchmark to see how your program performs over time. David Brennan is a man of strong opinions.

#LT13UK: Learning in the UK - and my own support

Strategic HCM

I''ve previously posted on my first couple of sessions at Learning Technologies this year but never got as far as the afternoon sessions.

Does Our Fascination With “Greatness” Undermine Engagement?


[ Does Our Fascination With “Greatness” Undermine Engagement? New post from Tom Miller – President and founder of Symbolist. You can read more about him and where he’ll be this year on our Leadership page.]. Nick D’Aloisio. I read about him in the Wall Street Journal this weekend.

Ask Achievers: Best practices for creating engagement surveys that yield positive results


Administering engagement surveys is crucial to benchmark your progress towards improving employee engagement. In this week’s Ask A chievers, Jewel Celestine shares best practices for creating impactful engagement surveys and inspiring employee participation. Jewel is the Employee Success Business Partner at A chievers, where she develops and implements strategic HR initiatives pertaining to employee engagement and performance management.

How to Sabotage Your Succession Plan


In addition, defining high-quality and high-potential individuals creates a benchmark you can use to identify possible successors. Succession planning, an organization’s way of maintaining or correcting course when key employees leave, is carried out in many different ways. It can involve a secretive conclave where a successor is announced with puffs of white smoke. Or a nominee might undergo a rigorous confirmation hearing before members of Congress. Rock-paper-scissors, etc.

Webinar recap: 6 steps to creating a culture of engagement


Mary Ann’s expression advises using fewer survey items, less focus on external benchmarking, more frequent surveys, and more strategy for an effective measurement strategy. In last week’s webinar, “Creating a Culture of Employee Engagement,” we heard from Christopher Rice and Mary Ann Masarech, two authors of The Engagement Equation: Leadership Strategies for an Inspired Workforce.

Don't blame the Ulrich model

Strategic HCM

The Ulrich model has only ever been promoted as a description of what a lot of organisations have been doing (starting in the 1990s), or possibly a straw model to benchmark your own HR function and ask useful questions about how it can be improved.

Concerned about Retention? The Potential for a Resume Tsunami

Bersin with Deloitte

I’ve been wanting to write this report since I joined Bersin in 2013, but my study of retention began many years before then. Engagement HR Strategy & Benchmarking Sourcing & Recruiting Talent Strategy Workforce PlanningI’m so excited about a report we published today: Calculating the True Cost of Voluntary Turnover: The Surprising ROI of Retention.

2016 Turnover Rates by Industry

Compensation Force

If you aren't already familiar with their Benchmark Pro and other survey products, please check them out! Links for historical Turnover Rates: 2008 , 2009 , 2010 , 2011 , 2012, 2013 , 2014 and 2015.

Learning Corner with Jeff Pfeffer: How to Get More Benefit from Health Benefits

Cornerstone On Demand

PeopleMetrics’ 2013 Most Engaging Customer Experiences study noted that “across seven different B2C verticals, health insurance had the lowest net promoter score” with “few customers trusting their insurance providers to do what’s in their best interest.”

How to Train Managers on a Low Budget

Cornerstone On Demand

In 2013, at the end of my first week as Cornerstone OnDemand's first manager of learning and development , I sat down and wrote a three-year training plan. As Brandon Hall Group's 2017 training benchmark study stated , "Although it is a much sought-after piece of data, the actual size of the training budget doesn't mean much. This article was originally published under Jeff Miller's column “The Science of Workplace Motivation" on

3 Tips for Building a Best-in-Class Company Culture


This perception is a vital company culture building block, so a quick survey will help you gauge where your culture is today and serve as a valuable benchmark when as you take action on it moving forward. Looking for advice on improving company culture ?

Carnival of HR – Happy 13th Anniversary Edition!

Robin Schooling

Benchmarking in the Trenches – Robin Schooling ( 10 years later and I still stand by every sentiment in this post ). *. Thirteen years ago today (2/21/2007) the first Carnival of HR blog post was published.

What Does Artificial Intelligence Mean for HR?


Intelligent machines can do repetitive calculations, trigger automatic processes and monitor benchmarks such as staff performance and quality control. A 2013 Oxford study predicted that 47 percent of repetitive jobs would be handled exclusively by machines over the next two decades.

Tapping the top 3 sources of high-quality candidates

HR Times

Aberdeen Group, 2013, [link]. 3 Bersin by Deloitte Talent Acquisition Benchmarking Data, 2014. 6 Katherine Jones, Ph.D., & Kim Lamoureux, Creating an Employee Referral Program: Guideline for Getting Started , Bersin by Deloitte, December 2013.

How to Turn Managers Into Coaches

Cornerstone On Demand

Invest in external coach practitioners who meet high professional and ethical standards , and utilize accredited training providers to help your internal coach practitioners meet the same high benchmarks. Approximately 46 percent of 2013 AD participants have been promoted by at least one level, compared to 26 percent of women and 27 percent of men at the same grades across the organization. At the core of a successful company, you'll find great culture.

KPIs Alone Will Not Fix The Diversity Problem


And when it comes to business objectives, KPIs are our go-to benchmark. In our own business, a dedicated team launched Autism@Work in 2013—our industry-leading program.

5 Things Fact Finders Expect from Your Documentation

HR Daily Advisor

Start on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, with a free interactive webcast, Benchmarking Your Hotline in 2015: How Does Your Data Measure Up? Recent benchmark data show that company reporting systems are rooting out noncompliance issues—for example, retaliation reports are up 125% since 2013!

Business Travel: 4 Ways to Mix Satisfaction with Policy Compliance

HR Daily Advisor

It’s always wise to revisit benchmarks – and to see what others in your industry are doing. 5 percent back in 2013).

Our Shaky Millennial Education Foundation

China Gorman

In 2013, the NAEP found that 74% of U.S. Additionally, ACT recently reported that close to 31% (1 out of 3) high school graduates taking the ACT exam failed to meet any of the four college readiness benchmarks in English, math, reading, and science.

Crimcheck Breaks Into the Inc 500 List (Rank #428)

Crimcheck | Pre-Employment & Background Check Information

The top-ranked company in 2018, for instance, is a 5-year-old company (founded in 2013) which grew by jaw-dropping 75,661% (Source: [link] ) Now, Crimcheck’s 1,166% growth may seem paltry compared to the #1 ranked company (which is called SwanLeap, BTW). We’re still the benchmark.

Part I - Malaise in the Employee Rewards: What’s Going On?

Compensation Cafe

I think the prime culprit is practitioner obsession with benchmarking as the key to rewards design. Benchmarking is the antimatter of strategic thinking. Far too few rewards professionals are able to discard the crutch of benchmark thinking. .

48% of Employers Do Not Rescreen Employees, Despite Prevalence of Organizational Risk

HR Daily Advisor

HireRight, a provider of global employment background checks, drug and health screening, and electronic Form I-9 and E-Verify solutions, has released findings from its 10 th Annual HireRight Employment Screening Benchmark Survey.

Tapping the top 3 sources of high-quality candidates

HR Times

Aberdeen Group, 2013, [link]. 3 Bersin by Deloitte Talent Acquisition Benchmarking Data, 2014. 6 Katherine Jones, Ph.D., & Kim Lamoureux, Creating an Employee Referral Program: Guideline for Getting Started , Bersin by Deloitte, December 2013.

Engaging the workforce

HR Times

2013). 2013). 5 Sherman Gar, Stacia, The diversity and inclusion benchmarking report: An analysis of the current landscape , Bersin by Deloitte, 2014, [link]. 7 Sherman Garr, Stacia, The diversity and inclusion benchmarking report: An analysis of the current landscape.

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