The 10 Company Culture Metrics You Should Be Tracking Right Now

CultureIQ

And everyone loves metrics. Therefore, when searching for culture metrics, it makes sense to follow the lead of companies that have had consistent financial and operational success, or in business jargon, high-performance companies. Using these qualities as metrics to track, business leaders can finally understand whether their company is on the path to culture success. According to a study in Health Affairs , medical costs and absentee costs fall about $3.27

Everything #HR Needs to Know About User Experience (UX)

HR Bartender

Rooted in design engineering disciplines, UX is a careful mixture of art and science that focuses on using objective metrics from real end-users to help drive design decisions. Martin] UX is focused on using objective metrics including both qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods.

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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. In the report Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends 2015, you tell us that the number one talent issues are engagement, retention and culture.

HR Analytics: Start with the Story

UpstartHR

Some of my favorite pieces to publish are case studies from Brandon Hall Group’s awards program about how companies have solved actual business problems through applications of strategy, change management, learning, leadership, etc. General Metrics Storytelling

How to Create a Data-Driven Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

When you're just beginning a data program, focus on a single metric or goal that can prompt a larger conversation about the impact of analytics, Schmidt advises.

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How Wearable Sensors Measure Employee Happiness and Productivity

Cornerstone On Demand

The data Bank of America gleaned from the study led to a surprising insight: The more employees interacted with one another, the better their productivity. Even if companies believe the metrics, it doesn’t tell them why — or how to change anything.

15 HR Analytics Case Studies with Business Impact

Analytics in HR

For this article, I have collected 15 of the best HR analytics case studies I’ve come across in the past two years. Each of these case studies are connected with a concrete business impact. For each case study, I will refer to their original publication.

Fact or hype: Do predictive workforce analytics actually work?

Visier

In one of the most comprehensive studies that analyzed data from 48 separate studies, turnover was shown to have real impact on financial results, customer service, labor productivity, and safety outcomes. This one is for you, Bill Kutik.

How to Recover From a Decade of Lost Employee Engagement

Cornerstone On Demand

In the survey, retention was the most frequently used metric to gauge the effectiveness of engagement programs. A CEB study of 9000 managers concluded that only 19 percent were both committed and effective at managing.

Breaking the (HR) Rules: Making Friends at Work

UpstartHR

Via @DawnHBurke #alshrm15 — Ben Eubanks (@beneubanks) May 20, 2015 You Need Friends at Work Let’s go with someone reputable, like Gallup , to make this argument. Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at the Alabama SHRM Conference.

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What is Important in HR Technology?

New to HR

As millennials, those aged between 18 and 34, tipped the generational scale and became the majority workforce in 2015, the dependence on technology has only risen. Analytics and Metrics. HR Technology Big Data HR HR Analytics HR Metrics HRIS

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. Metric to watch: Diversity of interviewed candidates.

Linking Employee Engagement and Customer Satisfaction

CultureIQ

Here is a sampling of studies that support this conclusion: The Gallup State of the American Workplace study found that companies in the top quartile of employee engagement experience 10% higher customer ratings.

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). I really like this one, because case studies are excellent tools for learning about how other organizations face challenges.

Why Pipeline Value Is the Most Important Metric To Marketing

SAP Innovation

Studies show failure to align sales and marketing teams around the right processes and technologies costs B2B companies 10% or more of revenue per year. What makes this metric so appealing is its ability to directly pinpoint marketing’s influence on revenue.

Total CEO Pay Rose 6% in 2016, Willis Towers Watson Study Finds

HR Daily Advisor

The analysis found total pay for CEOs increased 6% in 2016, up from the 4% median increase in 2015. More companies (59%) paid their CEOs annual incentive awards that were at or above target levels in 2016, compared with 58% in 2015. Compensation Compensation Planning 2015 2016 CEO pay

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How to Fix a Flawed Retention Program by Climbing the Analytics Ladder

Visier

The Metrics Trap. For HR teams to climb out of the metrics trap and realize their full strategic potential, they need to get past the first rung of the analytics ladder — descriptive analytics — and move up to exploratory, predictive, and guided analytics.

How to Explain Human Dynamics to Execs Focused on the Bottom Line

Visier

This is where having access to an HR data ecosystem can be of benefit — if you have the ability to link performance, employee rewards, and turnover data, you can uncover the critical trends that are impacting your business, moving beyond simple “input” metrics.

What are You Grateful For? Celebrate World Gratitude Day

WorkHuman

To that end, I want to share with you one of the ten tips I took away from our WorkHuman 2015 Conference. Today is World Gratitude Day.

Boundary Theory, Work/Life Balance and Mindfulness

WorkHuman

A study last June by the White House Council of economic advisors showed a “significant positive relationship between work-life balance practices and total factor productivity” and recommended that “wider adoption of such policies and practices may well benefit more firms and workers, and the U.S.

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The HR Analyst Job Description: A Day in the Life

UpstartHR

I publish all of the blogs and case studies, which is fun to get to see the full spectrum of what we do. 7:30-10:00 Typically catch up on email, work on case studies, editing briefing reports, or writing. I’ve been working as an HR analyst for about a year now.

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Effective Performance Management…

Something Different

With that said, if all the employees on a leader’s team are saying (in the context of an engagement survey or otherwise) “This person is a terrible manager” , by what metric do we determine if they’re right?

The Employee Net Promoter Score: The What, the Why, the How

CultureIQ

Instead, it serves as a useful metric to track at a regular frequency over time. There are many studies that draw a connection between employee engagement and customer engagement. What it Measures.

“READ … MY … FAX!” Is NOT a Good Termination Meeting!

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor celebrated Back to the Future: Part II on the date of Emmett “Doc” Brown and Marty McFly time-traveling to October 21, 2015—and it highlighted a few scenes that were surprisingly applicable to HR. HR 2015? HR Management 2015 Future Marty Game Plan HR

How to Fix a Flawed Retention Program by Climbing the Analytics Ladder

Visier

The Metrics Trap. For HR teams to climb out of the metrics trap and realize their full strategic potential, they need to get past the first rung of the analytics ladder — descriptive analytics — and move up to exploratory, predictive, and guided analytics.

What Are Human Metrics? Why Are They Important?

SAP Innovation

Human metrics are the ways we measure and categorize different human traits. There are other human metrics to take into account, from body-type classification (the somatotypes) to how people convey different information (accents or dialects and what that means), and many more. Human metrics are the study of various human “types” and their classification into quantifiable traits. Human metrics are important when designing anything that humans interact with.

7 Trends to Expect in 2015

Cielo HR Leader

But with 2015 a mere blink away – if the past 365 days are any indication – morale in the years ahead cannot be an added bonus. Employee engagement and job satisfaction is one trend/challenge that appears to carry particular significance as we near 2015.

24 Things I Learned about Behavioral Science This Weekend

UpstartHR

Calls using positivity and the techniques above were 3x more successful with an 80% save customer/avert loss metric. Honest employees tested better on virtually every performance metric, except for one: sales. In their studies Chrome/Firefox users are better employees on every metric. I’ve made it pretty clear that I’m a nerd of many facets.

Our Favorites: Top 5 Most Anticipated Sessions at HR West

nettime solutions

A panel session of HR Practitioners will explore the various methods and metrics in providing direct impact to the business goals. The panelists, from various industries, will compare and contrast HR programs and their impact to business and measurable metrics.

Keeping Those Candidates on the Line

HR Daily Advisor

Start on Tuesday, October 20, 2015, with a new interactive webinar— Hone Those Recruiting Skills! Join us Tuesday, October 20, 2015, for a new interactive webinar, Hone Those Recruiting Skills! Tuesday, October 20, 2015.

What You Need to Know About Managing a Remote Workforce

CultureIQ

Citrix studies indicate that 64 percent of American workers would be willing to give up at least one perk to work remotely one day a week. clear job descriptions, project scope documents, and performance metrics is extremely important for any role, but there is more opportunity for confusion with remote employees. With flexible work arrangements on the rise and as companies shift their policies to retain top talent, physical attendance at the office isn’t always a requirement.

How to Explain Human Dynamics to Execs Focused on the Bottom Line

Visier

This is where having access to an HR data ecosystem can be of benefit — if you have the ability to link performance, employee rewards, and turnover data, you can uncover the critical trends that are impacting your business, moving beyond simple “input” metrics.

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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This Is What Companies Do When They Are Getting Kicked by Entry-Level Turnover.

The HR Capitalist

Commission a study of turnover? Put another way, you now have a metric for attempting to solve your entry level call center turnover problem. Play around with the numbers and make your leaders aware of the Aetna metric - it''s interesting to see what type of turnover reduction investment your company is willing to make based on the size of your business.

Where Cultural Change in an Organization Really Comes From

TLNT: The Business of HR

These challenges have financially adverse effects, as a study that we recently completed with Oxford Economics shows that not prioritizing workforce issues (culture included) correlates directly with lower financial performance.

The Waiting is The Hardest Part

HR Hardball

As the pressure to fill seats intensifies, the challenges in clearing that final hurdle continues to pad the cherished “time to fill” metrics valued so much by top brass. According to this study, it’s over 60% slower than it was just five years ago.

Get Onboard the HR Analytics Movement

Brandon Hall

Source: 2015 Brandon Hall Group HCM Technology Trends Study (n=365). An analytics strategy starts with using ad hoc metrics and reports to understand “what happened.” Metrics versus Analytics. Here are a few examples of each: Metrics.