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The New Recruiting Metric: First Year Retention

UpstartHR

As HR is increasing its presence as a strategic part of the business, key performance indicators, or KPIs, are becoming a key part of the language for discussing how it is actually performing. When I realized the link from retention to recruiting Several years ago I ran into the wall.

The Case for Sharing — and Understanding — Human Capital Metrics

Cornerstone On Demand

Yet when evaluating a given company's worth, investors still rely on performance metrics that largely ignore an organization's brainpower. Think about the problem this way: A low turnover rate sounds like a good quality for any company, right? In the U.S.,

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Five Awesome Recruitment Metrics for Tech Innovation Success (How to Link Workforce Metrics With Business Outcomes, Part One)

Visier

The first in a four-part series on linking workforce metrics to business outcomes, this post looks at five indispensable recruitment optimization measures that will help you move the needle on tech innovation — without breaking the bank.

HR Metrics – Connecting Goals to Organizational Strategy

New to HR

Human Resource Metrics are a crucial way of analyzing the successes and failures of your department’s outreach, influence, programs and processes. The data hidden within is an important catalyst for the development and change of both your strategies and those of the business.

How To Build a Successful Mentoring Program

HR Bartender

The Boomer generation is planning to leave the workforce (or at least transition to part-time or semi-retirement). Companies want to make sure their organizational knowledge and history is passed along to new employees, who will lead the organization forward.

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How You Can Become a Simply Irresistible Organization

HR Bartender

The articles talk about developing outstanding products, killer marketing strategies, and focusing on metrics and numbers. A few weeks ago, I saw a post titled “ Engagement, Retention and Culture now the #1 Issues in Talent and HR.” Josh] This is precisely the problem.

Top 50 HR Twitterati – 2015

Workable

We’ve tuned out the HR noise to bring you the worthwhile voices on Twitter: the real thinkers, the content creators, the powerhouse recruiters, small business leaders, and entrepreneurs. To determine the size and level of engagement in each influencer’s audience, we used their Twitter follower count and two recognized social influence measuring tools, Klout and Kred. Learn more about the metrics and tools we used. The Generalists.

Stop Wasting Time Measuring HR Data

UpstartHR

You need to know ahead of time (or at least have a general idea) about how the information can help you. If you’re gathering data for the sake of gathering data, then you are wasting time and resources, and you’re probably harming your credibility as well. General Metrics

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Sold Out: A Lesson on Event Content (and the Future of HR)

UpstartHR

This summer at SHRM I was looking through the sessions in the app in an attempt to figure out which I wanted to attend, and I saw this one right up front. I’ve always had trouble with those types of training on the supervisory side of things.

What’s Your Most Useful Metric? More Results of Our HR Metrics Survey

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we shared some of the results of our nationwide survey on HR metrics. Today, more of our findings, including measures of turnover, compensation, and training. Compensation-Related Metrics. Learn More. Benefits and Metrics.

Training and Development Survey Results—How Are You Preparing Your Workforce for Success?

HR Daily Advisor

A great many employees indicate that professional development is a key to retention—so it’s important to know what’s happening in the real world! The results of our Training and Development Survey are in. of the response pool). Here are the detailed results.

Last Thoughts on 2015’s Best Software Recruiting Solutions

HR Daily Advisor

See yesterday’s Advisor for the metrics, so far, discussed. The metrics, so far, paint an incomplete picture. Surely, we know which service got an overall high score, as well as which services did well based on the features each offered. Learn More.

How to Create a Data-Driven Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

While employees may be a company's greatest asset , it is data in the hands of these employees that can truly make a difference. For many organizations, simply getting off the ground with an in-house analytics team is intimidating, much less forming a culture around big data.

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Cost-to-Hire: Don’t Spend $100s to Earn Pennies

Cornerstone On Demand

According to the Brandon Hall Group , the majority of organizations have a very limited grasp on true cost-to-hire metrics — especially for poor hires. The Ripple Effect of a Bad Hire. How often do you make bad hires?

How to Ensure HR Activities and Metrics Align with Company Objectives

HR Daily Advisor

Aligning HR activities and metrics with company objectives isn’t just prudent. It’s a way to ensure that the HR team will be seen as a key strategic partner in business decisions—and a way to help the entire organization achieve goals from the top down.

Topics, Services, and More: Results of Our Training and Development Survey

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we shared the latest data on training and development from our recent survey; today, more results from the study, including detailed responses regarding professional development, popular topics covered in training, and products and services used for training.

The Results of Our HR Metrics Best Practices Survey Are In!

HR Daily Advisor

The HR Daily Advisor’ s HR Metrics Survey, conducted in April 2015, sought to gain a better understanding of how metrics are being utilized in the field of human resources. Does HR use metrics to gauge its own performance as a department? Learn More.

IPO Recruiting and Metric Benchmarking with Redpoint Ventures' Amy Knapp

Entelo

When a company finds itself immersed in the throes of preparing for an initial public offering, they will suddenly face a slew of unique challenges experienced only by companies at this particular stage. Why, the humble recruiting team of course! Interview training.

The HR Leadership Revolution — Will You Thrive?

Visier

More than ever before, the business world needs strong HR leaders. The workforce in the developed world and China is rapidly aging. Despite increasing automation, in the next 20 years there will be a serious shortage of skilled workforce everywhere.

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Skills-Based Volunteering Boosts Engagement: 3 Ways to Make It Work

Cornerstone On Demand

While these efforts are noble and (temporarily) rewarding to the employees who partake, some companies are making more impactful contributions by matching their employees' unique talents with nonprofits’ needs. headquarters, including Food Lifeline and the Seattle Aquarium.

How Wearable Sensors Measure Employee Happiness and Productivity

Cornerstone On Demand

Developed by Ben Waber , MIT Media Lab alum and CEO of Sociometric Solutions , the wearable sensors are packed into an ID badge and measure social interactions in the workplace — such as how much employees move and converse throughout the day. That wasn’t the case.

Fact or hype: Do predictive workforce analytics actually work?

Visier

At Visier the security and privacy of our customer data is our highest priority. When determining the validity of our predictive analytics capabilities, customer data analyzed was anonymized. The key word is correctly. How did the two differ?

A New Definition of Employee Engagement: Think Of It Like Your Health

Grovo HR

We know it’s a topic trending in every corner of the L&D world. Dig into the issue for a few minutes and you’re likely to see more definitions of engagement than you have employees to engage. Why is it so hard to agree on the core of the problem we’re all trying to solve?

Use 'The Interruption Strategy' to Tackle the Diversity Gap

Cornerstone On Demand

Fact: Minorities are still largely underrepresented in the United States workforce. When looking at the statistics presented by some of the most innovative companies in the world, the picture is painfully clear. percent black in the general population). That's all in spite of the fact that the U.S. population will soon be more diverse than ever: Census data suggests there will be no ethnic majority in the next 10 to 30 years.

Four Questions Strategic HR Pros Ask to Drive a Culture of Ethics in Financial Services

Visier

How to Link Workforce Metrics With Business Outcomes, Part Four. But it’s “more than all those carefully drafted corporate values statements and ethics codes—it’s the way things really work,” writes Dori Meinert in this HR Magazine article.

What Does “Strategic HR” Really Mean? (And are you doing it?)

BambooHR

Some people love the relaxing rhythm of casting and reeling, while others are competitive about actually catching fish. People who fish to bring home dinner may become frustrated if the act of fishing doesn’t actually contribute to catching fish. HR can feel the same way. The post What Does “Strategic HR” Really Mean? Have you ever gone fishing?

How to Engage and Train Your Restaurant Workers Effectively

Rallyware for Human Resources

There are over one million restaurants in the US. It is forecasted that by 2026, there will be approximately 16 million people working in the restaurant industry, suggesting tougher competition in the future. Only with a strong and dedicated team of professionals and enthusiasts, is it possible to achieve success both in the quality of your service and the ability to stand out among your competitors. in 2015 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Strategic HRM (HR Carnival)

UpstartHR

This week I’m hosting the Strategic HCM themed HR Carnival. For those of you that might be new, the HR Carnival is a series of links to blogs around the world that are gathered together for a single post. I took the SPHR exam , which focuses heavily on strategic HRM.

HR Metrics Survey—What’s Being Measured These Days?

HR Daily Advisor

Metrics and analytics, along with the hypotheses drawn from them, are having a great impact on how decisions, big and small, are made—including in the field of human resources. So, what’s happening with HR metrics out there? We’ll get answers to these questions and more: Which metrics are being maintained relating to HR departments and their functions? What sort of metrics are being used for hiring? The survey takes only a few minutes to complete.

How HR Can Tackle Diversity Using the Rooney Rule

Visier

In August 2015, the need for more workforce diversity was spotlighted in a big way when President Obama issued a call to action to technology companies, encouraging them to hire more women and minorities by implementing the Rooney Rule. What is the Rooney Rule?

Back to School: 12 Online HR Courses to Check Out

Digital HR Tech

Since we know you’re busy people, we created a list of 12 online HR courses to check out. Not only does that save you time searching, but you can also do the course you like from the comfort of your own office (or home, or any other spot you prefer). LinkedIn Learning.

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Make Your Presentation Relevant: Sample Metrics for the C-Suite Audience

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor, we shared tips on presenting HR metrics to the C-suite from guest columnist and business consultant Bridget Miller. Today, Miller elaborates on specific metrics that may be of interest to your executive team. What metrics should you present? The answer isn’t an easy one-size-fits-all, and every business will vary. That said, we can take a look at some common themes in HR metrics that the C-suite may be interested in.

How JetBlue Created a Data-Driven Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

While employees may be a company's greatest asset , it is data in the hands of these employees that can truly make a difference. In recent years, the airline JetBlue has become a strong advocate for the impact of analytics in talent management.

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Lessons HR could learn from Marketing: A Report from #DreamForce15

OmegaHR Solutions

Training should be like inflight refueling, always ready to keep the employee going. Last week I attended the #DreamForce15 conference in San Francisco. For those of you that are not aware of Dreamforce, it is the largest software conference, with 170,000 registered attendees.

The Importance of Analytical Thinking Ability in HR

Something Different

<www.redorbit.com> …So a while back Tim Sackett wrote an HR post here wherein he laid out the argument that a good HR Manager must do the following three things if nothing else: 1. Keep Track of the Score, 2.

Culture Initiatives to Inspire Innovation at Work

CultureIQ

It’s about the people you have, how you’re led, and how much you get it,” as noted in Harvard Business Review. In order to lay the foundation for innovation at work, change must be welcomed and encouraged on an ongoing basis. Steve Jobs once said “[Innovation] is not about money.

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How HR Metrics Help You Make Smarter Decisions

SAP Innovation

I met with a business the other day that has four dedicated PhDs in their HR department to handle “big data” analysis. Most HR departments aren’t that advanced yet, but the ones that are taking analytics seriously will have a huge advantage over their competitors. Predictive HR metrics.

The Beginner’s Guide to Championing a Data-Driven Culture Within HR

Visier

And yet, research supports that it is well worth the effort. Before you launch into the process of datafication, you need to revisit your organization’s main business priorities, and how talent supports those priorities. Grab a pen and paper and ask: Who is the customer?

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The Riveting Headcount Story That Can’t Be Ignored: Bringing HR Numbers to Life, Part 2

Visier

Picture this: You are the VP of Talent for the North American operations of Innovocorp — a (fictional) software company based in the Silicon Valley that is going through a period of dramatic change. The problem is that the headcount data only shows an 11.6%

What are You Grateful For? Celebrate World Gratitude Day

WorkHuman

And if you want to take my word, just ask Pope Francis , who recently identified three phrases for a happy life, one of which was: “’Thank you’ — our society has great need for gratitude, which makes us more sensitive to the dignity of the human person and the demands of social justice.