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The New Recruiting Metric: First Year Retention

UpstartHR

Today I want to talk about first year retention, a measure that I believe is going to continue to grow as a recruiting metric, even though many companies wouldn’t consider it even remotely linked to recruiting as of today. What do you think of first year retention as a metric?

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. No wonder universal talent metrics are a touchy subject. Leadership quality , based on employee surveys.

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

Grovo HR

What exactly is employee engagement? Dig into the issue for a few minutes and you’re likely to see more definitions of engagement than you have employees to engage. It could just be that “engagement” isn’t a conveniently identified concept. Engagement hr

21 fresh employee engagement ideas

Compensation Today

Taylor, PHR, The HR Writer When a workplace is filled with happy and engaged employees, the culture takes on a life of its own. A University of Warwick study found that employees provided with incentives to boost their happiness were between 12 and 20 percent more productive on the job.

How To Build a Successful Mentoring Program

HR Bartender

Companies want to make sure their organizational knowledge and history is passed along to new employees, who will lead the organization forward. One last thing to consider is developing the metrics for evaluating the mentoring program. So the metrics should correspond to those goals.

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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.” But they also have an impact on current employees.

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. Here are a few of the many ways that the HR team can ensure that HR activities and metrics align with company objectives: Train managers to cascade goals to the next level, modifying as appropriate.

Build the Bottom Line by Measuring and Improving Employee Engagement

FlashPoint

Employee engagement is the key to bottom-line performance. When employees are engaged, they’re willing to go the “extra mile” in their jobs. Engaged employees have a significant impact on the company’s performance.

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? More Recruiting Metrics.

10 Ways to Create an Employee Engagement Culture

Kazoo

If you work in HR today, the words “employee engagement” dominate your job and your inbox. It’s easy to get flooded with different ideas for how to engage employees. One the one hand, it’s no wonder programs for fostering employee engagement are so popular. The value of a truly engaged workforce speaks for itself. Engaged employees perform. Companies are spending more and engagement is at an all-time low. Employee Development.

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. 604 individuals participated in the HR Daily Advisor ’s HR Metrics Survey, conducted in April 2015.

Why We Need Retail Employee Engagement Now More Than Ever

Bonfyre

When you examine issues of employee engagement in the retail industry, two things must stay top of mind. The second is that retail employees are not faceless workers. Even if you personally do not work in retail or manage employees that do, you know someone in your life who does.

What Are Employees’ Worth?

nettime solutions

From a strategic viewpoint, many companies understand the value of human capital and how it lays within the experience and efforts of their employees. The question is: How do you measure your employees’ worth? Performance/Engagement – Rate the level of engagement by each employee.

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

Cornerstone On Demand

Corporate volunteer opportunities often involve hands-on activities that require little to no skill: With time and a swift orientation, most employees can serve dinner at a soup kitchen, weed a community garden or organize donations at a homeless shelter.

The HR Leadership Revolution — Will You Thrive?

Visier

A February 2015 study — conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Visier — surveyed 301 corporate executives at companies with revenue of $1 billion or more across America and asked about sought-after HR leadership skills.

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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. This likely explains why, according to Bersin by Deloitte , 81% of financial business leaders rate culture and engagement to be important. To some, workplace culture is about as real as corporate pixie dust.

Strategic HRM (HR Carnival)

UpstartHR

David Richter from OctopusHR offers a great case study into how the HR team aligned training goals with the organizational strategy (with some excellent results). Linda Brenner at Designs on Talent finally gets us to one of the most basic of strategic HR tenets: metrics.

How HR Metrics Help You Make Smarter Decisions

SAP Innovation

The future of HR metrics is predictive, but that’s not fully ready yet. As more businesses use analytics to make decisions, HR teams are feeling the pressure to leverage big data to improve things like time to hire and employee retention. How can we increase employee diversity?

The 7 Things You Just Won’t Find in Less Engaged Companies

TLNT: The Business of HR

Your job has the potential to be the centerpiece of a great life, but only if you’re engaged at work. But there are companies who are dramatically bucking this trend, with engaged workers outnumbering actively disengaged workers by a 9:1 ratio.

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? To decide on proper metrics, the HR team will need to assess the needs of their organization and meet with their executive team in advance to be on the same page in terms of what is important to each team member.

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. How does the AME team use data to inform training initiatives? The AME team evaluates training initiatives on all levels.

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How HR Metrics Help You Make Smarter Decisions

SAP Innovation

The future of HR metrics is predictive, but that’s not fully ready yet. As more businesses use analytics to make decisions, HR teams are feeling the pressure to leverage big data to improve things like time to hire and employee retention. How can we increase employee diversity?

How Workforce Analytics Can Take You Beyond The Clock

nettime solutions

When applied to the HR world, workforce analytics help HR staff analyze data relating to productivity levels, performance, if training is effective, and can even predict turnover. What are you doing to increase employee engagement? Employee Engagement.

The Future of Employee Engagement: 3 Considerations for Healthcare Organizations

Precheck

The Future of Employee Engagement: 3 Considerations for Healthcare Organizations Oct. Employee engagement is a topic that is often discussed among healthcare HR professionals. Here are three takeaways from the session titled “What’s Next for Employee Engagement?”

Effective Scheduling and Tracking Will ImproveProductivity

nettime solutions

In a recent survey we conducted, 88% of the organizations that partook in it reported that they schedule their employees’ attendance based on the priority level of a project. How quickly can you accurately determine which employees qualify for health care benefits?

The HR Leadership Revolution — Will You Thrive?

Visier

A February 2015 study — conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Visier — surveyed 301 corporate executives at companies with revenue of $1 billion or more across America and asked about sought-after HR leadership skills.

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Why Measuring Employee Happiness Is A Huge Mistake [SLIDESHARE]

SAP Innovation

Employee happiness and engagement are two different things. As an employee, you could be happy at work, but if you do not receive enough recognition, feedback, or have any opportunities for personal growth, you will never be engaged. Drivers of engagement.

HR Tech Trends to Watch in 2016

HRExecutive

Personalized Engagement and Retention Plans. What each employee values in their work experience and career journey over time, in addition to personality tests and team culture or compatibility indicators, might soon become staples within enterprise HCM solutions going forward.

Using Employee Feedback Data to Train the Next Generation of Management

Kazoo

In the wake of today’s talent challenges, having an engaged employee base is critical to success in any industry. Function area leaders in HR and recruiting are subsequently looking to analyze employee feedback data to identify and act on trends in training and retention.

Does Your Company Walk the Talk? More Results of Our Employment Branding Survey

HR Daily Advisor

391 participants responded to the Employment Branding Survey, conducted in June 2015. A minority (43.7%) of respondents try to limit negative comments shared publicly by current employees, and they are most likely to attempt this by policy (60.7%) over training (48.7%) or request (37.6%).

Using Employee Feedback Data to Train the Next Generation of Management

Kazoo

In the wake of today’s talent challenges, having an engaged employee base is critical to success in any industry. Function area leaders in HR and recruiting are subsequently looking to analyze employee feedback data to identify and act on trends in training and retention.

The High Cost of Warm Fuzzies

HRExecutive

In case you haven’t read the piece yet — and I highly recommend you do — the Times “interviewed more than 100 current and former Amazon employees, including many who spoke on the record and some who requested anonymity because they had signed agreements saying they would not speak to the press.” He urged any employees who knew of “stories like those reported” to contact him directly.

Here’s Why Companies Need to Rethink Employee Experience

Reflektive

Every company wants to create a culture that inspires employees to do the best work of their careers. But when you ask people how they really feel about their jobs, Gallup reports that 87 percent of them don’t feel engaged. 87 percent of employees don’t feel engaged Click To Tweet.

Employee Training: HR Learns From Elementary School Educators

SAP Innovation

At first glance, learning models for employees in the workplace compared to children in elementary school may seem very different. 21 st Century learning metrics. Of course, corporate learning requires a different kind of metric than school-age curriculum.

The Best Way to Prevent Bullying

HR Daily Advisor

The line between bullying and harassment is very thin, and any employee who leaves your company because he or she was bullied just might come back with a lawyer—never mind the loss in revenue due to employer turnover rates, loss of productivity, and low morale associated with bullying.

The Employee Experience Imperative: Q&A with David Johnson

Ultimate Software

Today on the blog, he’s offering a deep dive into one of the most significant issues facing employers today — the employee experience — including common pitfalls and suggestions backed by the most up-to-date analyst research. Lower employee turnover.

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Crafting a Welcome Letter to New Employees

Kazoo

A great onboarding experience sets the stage for a great employee experience. Having a process for welcoming new employees ensures a unified culture and speedy employee ramp-up. Beyond that, including a personal letter as part of the onboarding process creates a strong entry point into a positive employee experience. It sets up a new employee to build connections with their team, company, and core values from day one.

Why Should CIOs Work With HR?

SAP Innovation

Chief human relations officers (CHROs) or chief people officers are posting jobs online, training with cloud-based programs, deploying tech-driven employee engagement initiatives , and even using wireless presentation software such as Ubiq at recruitment events and meetings.

3 Important Business Challenges You Should Tackle Now

SAP Innovation

Employee retention. Employees come and go all the time. If you aren’t doing everything you can to increase employee retention, now is the time to shift your focus. Once you reach the top of the corporate food chain, delegation becomes your natural instinct.

How To Hack Your Culture For Meaningful Results

SAP Innovation

In organizations, changing culture faces strong headwinds from employees and leaders who are clinging onto “what’s always been done.” As a result, earnings and other key performance metrics start lagging. On-board new employees.