Are Annual Employee Surveys Dead?

WorkHuman

Like kiosks, pulse surveys are a low-friction way of establishing a quantitative benchmark for key HR metrics, with a minimum of effort. I remembered the HappyOrNot kiosk and that sign-on survey when I saw an article yesterday in my LinkedIn feed from David Youssefnia at Critical Metrics.

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19 Recruiting Metrics You Should Know About

Analytics in HR

Recruiting metrics are an essential part of a data-driven hiring and recruitment analytics. However, if you would keep track of every recruiting metric you could find on the web, you’d have no time left to do actual recruiting! What are recruiting metrics? HR Metrics

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Employee Happiness: A Top-3 Company Metric

TalentCulture

Today, there are dozens of reports, surveys and statistics that show the correlation between happy employees and important business metrics. It’s a simple process, but it works extremely well. The post Employee Happiness: A Top-3 Company Metric appeared first on TalentCulture.

Finding Your Hidden Influencers Is Easier Than You Think

RecognizeThis!

I highly recommend a full read of the article as it summarizes quite well the fundamental challenge of most change efforts – they are led by the wrong people. This helps establish desired metrics of success as the program evolves). by Lynette Silva. Recognize This!

Money for Motivation: How Incentive Based Pay Works

UpstartHR

The good thing about incentive compensation that is tied to performance metrics like sales or profitability is yes, you can afford it. This is identical to the fixed/variable cost discussion as it pertains to economics as well.

The ROI of Recognizing Service Anniversaries

WorkHuman

Well, here are three reasons: They don’t feel valued. In addition, an organization can create a metrics dashboard and track their progress. Some sample metrics might include: Overall employee satisfaction – taken annually from survey data.

3 HR Trends in 2014

Dave's Weekly Thought

We all know nothing happens quickly in HR, but here are a few ever-developing trends that inspired my heart in 2014. I'd specifically site the impact that FitBit and like-minded behavior change apps have had on the way we work in 2014. Well-guided behavior change application works with wellness, performance management, and employee engagement alike.

What’s pushing the development of “leaders at all levels”?

HR Times

Posted by Neil Neveras on September 24, 2014. Our Global Human Capital Trends 2014 report points to leadership as the No.

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

Compensation Force

More quantitative attention is being paid to how well players improve the in-game performances of their teammates. As Keith will point out, it is the best metric for how an individual player really contributes to the success of the overall team.

Why Your 2015 HR Budget Should Include Applicant Tracking Software

Hyrell

With 2015 budget planning well underway, you’re probably in the midst of defining allocation requests and preparing to defend each line item to senior management. Metrics prove the value of applicant tracking software to the business.

Representative Retention: Control Your Customer Service

Hyrell

Think of all the times you’ve hired someone who had every skill or experience you desired, only to find out that they were a nightmare to manage or didn’t mesh well with your existing team members. They work well with customers, but equally as important, they work well with co-workers too.

The 7 Steps to Launch and Maintain a Great Wellness Program

HR Daily Advisor

Ryan, who recently shared her expertise in a webinar presented by BLR® and HR Hero®, is a certified Worksite Wellness Program Consultant and serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts. The 7 Steps to Your Organization’s Comprehensive Wellness Program. Here are Ryan’s essentials to building a successful wellness program: 1. From wellness to engagement to development, the brave new world of HR is here.

5 Must-Have Metrics for Recruitment Success

TalentCulture

These metrics just won’t cut it in a place like Silicon Valley, where skills and expertise (quality) trumps fast and cheap. William Tincup, one of the leading thinkers in HR, expressed the “recruitment paradox” well with this tweet: Do we recruit who we want to retain?

Why Your CFO Should be Your BFF

Bersin with Deloitte

But what did surprise us was how low the number still is: our study last year found that only 15% of the organizations surveyed believe their HR teams have strong credibility in talent metrics and analytics.

Why Your CFO Should be Your BFF

Bersin with Deloitte

But what did surprise us was how low the number still is: our study last year found that only 15% of the organizations surveyed believe their HR teams have strong credibility in talent metrics and analytics.

Why Your CFO Should be Your BFF

Bersin with Deloitte

But what did surprise us was how low the number still is: our study last year found that only 15% of the organizations surveyed believe their HR teams have strong credibility in talent metrics and analytics.

Why Your CFO Should be Your BFF

Bersin with Deloitte

But what did surprise us was how low the number still is: our study last year found that only 15% of the organizations surveyed believe their HR teams have strong credibility in talent metrics and analytics.

Why Your CFO Should be Your BFF

Bersin with Deloitte

But what did surprise us was how low the number still is: our study last year found that only 15% of the organizations surveyed believe their HR teams have strong credibility in talent metrics and analytics.

The Pros and Cons of Tying Compensation to Performance Reviews

Reviewsnap

Employees often complain that raises and reviews are based on intangibles (how well their manager likes them, office politics, etc.) Give your people well-defined guidelines.

It's a Survey, Not Your Dissertation

Perceptyx

But sometimes it’s hard to leave well enough alone. As long as we are asking survey questions, the thinking goes, let’s collect data on other topics as well. But like many other things in life, some is good and a lot is, well, a lot.

7 Trends to Expect in 2015

Cielo HR Leader

According to the research, others include the continued, unprecedented rise of Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), the harmonizing of recruitment and marketing, as well as the changing demands of today’s talent. . 1 in 2014. created high school internship programs in 2014.

The Employee Survey is Dead! Long Live the Employee Survey!

Perceptyx

There is value in a multi-source listening strategy that would include a well-designed and strategically focused survey, scans of employee input on forums, one-on-one conversations, and skip-level discussions to name a few elements. .

HR Chargebacks: Avoiding the pitfalls, realizing the benefits

HR Times

Posted by Art Mazor and Gary Johnsen on October 30, 2014. Done well, chargeback programs can offer a number of benefits — HR clarity, efficiency, cost control, and more. Decide what metrics to capture as chargeback variables. Define chargebacks metrics thinking about three distinct categories: – Infrastructure costs. Develop how the metrics will be captured and reported. Validate the metric capture process and costs with the business before going live.

6 Ways to Supercharge Your Performance Reviews

Namely

When a manager puts in the effort to execute a well-planned performance review, it can actually make a difference in an employee’s work ethic and have a positive impact on the success of the company overall. Use the best metrics for your company.

5 Tips To Overcome Being Overwhelmed At Work

TalentCulture

Spend your energy on work that ties clearly and directly to your quarter or annual goals and metrics … in other words, those things that actually move the needle for you and your boss. Exercise and healthy eating reduce stress and increase your productivity as well as your perceived happiness.

Analytics Supercharge Talent Management

Peoplefluent

Thursday, May 1, 2014 :00am. To gain insights on how well people are performing and whether processes are operating at optimal levels, human resources specialists, executives and managers require metrics. Analytics Supercharge Talent Management By Mark Smith.

Are Trends Converging to (Finally) End Merit Pay?

Compensation Force

Two in particular may well converge to provide the final straw that breaks the back of merit pay. Managers are accountable for, but can use their discretion in, spending those allocated merit funds well.

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Are You Prepared for the 2020 Workforce?

Cielo HR Leader

of employed professionals “hoped” to leave their job at some point in 2014 , with 52.6% Using sophisticated metrics to measure workforce quality. 43% of Leaders use sophisticated metrics to measure the quality of their workforces – 95% of Laggards do not use sophisticated metrics.

Creating Happier, Engaged Workplaces: A Conversation

TalentCulture

Although both employee engagement and job satisfaction relate to key organizational metrics (profit, productivity), we need to take next steps to afford progress. In fact, the topic has already been well explored.

12 Employee Motivation Quotes That Inspire

Kazoo

And feel free to comment and share some of your favorite quotes as well! About Kazoo: Kazoo amplifies company culture through its award-winning employee experience platform that delivers engagement, retention, performance management, and improved business metrics. Even the best of us get bogged down. Stress loads are at a maximum high. There is too much on your plate at work, and you find yourself questioning, “How can one person take on this much responsibility?”

Four Smart HR Recruitment Strategies

Effortless HR

Measure : Set goals and create metrics to determine the success of the program. You might track number of referrals by year or per employee, as well as longevity and performance. Paid sick time keeps everyone healthier by allowing workers to stay home when they’re not well. In today’s competitive business environment, success depends on many factors, but most executives would agree that staffing is the most crucial piece to the puzzle.

Who Moved My Manager?

Compensation Cafe

I suggested several metrics, including quality of hire, quality of movement and quality of turnover. Note that these metrics still won''t solve the bias problem if ''quality'' is measured by manager review ratings.

Why Your CFO Should be Your BFF

Bersin with Deloitte

But what did surprise us was how low the number still is: our study last year found that only 15% of the organizations surveyed believe their HR teams have strong credibility in talent metrics and analytics. Our research showed that these teams struggle with data quality and integration, as well as building the necessary skill sets and resources on the team. The majority of HR teams still have a long way to go in establishing confidence in their analytics capabilities.

Employee Engagement: David Zinger at 60

David Zinger

Today, September 24th, 2014, I turned 60. To reduce engagement to 8 words: good work done well with others every day. To contribute to the development of mobile and daily engagement measures that result in real time metrics for both the individual and the organization.

“I know the perfect person…”

HR Times

Posted by Robin Erickson on October 21, 2014. THE “PAY IT FORWARD” CONCEPT WORKS WELL. 1 For more information, The Talent Acquisition Factbook® 2011: Benchmarks and Trends in Spending, Staffing and Key Recruiting Metrics , Bersin & Associates / Karen O’Leonard, November 2011. Boosting recruiting and retention through employee referral programs.