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INTERVIEW: Dr. Jac Fitz-enz on Human Capital Metrics

HR Bartender

I learned how to turn stories into numbers by reading a book – “ How to Measure Human Resource Management ” by Dr. Jac Fitz-enz. In 1977, you founded the Saratoga Institute (SI), which is well-known for its work in human capital metrics. I’m a self-professed math geek.

How to Develop Healthy Habits When You’re Busy All the Time

HR Bartender

Walter was very graciously to send me a copy of his book, “ The 4 Healthy Habits of the Highly Effective Busy Professional ”. I loved this book. First of all, the book is 85 pages. There is absolutely no excuse not to read this book. Lastly, the book addresses metrics.

7 HRM Books that Every HR Professional Should Read

Digital HR Tech

In this article, we will list 7 must-read HRM books that will help you do your job better – whether you’re an experienced HR professional or just getting started in the HR field. We decided to include both study books and more popular books. That’s what this book is all about.

4 Ways to Measure the Success of Your HR Programs

HR Bartender

But the measurement and evaluation portion of any program needs to be well thought out. The Association for Talent Development (ATD) shared with me a new book on the model, “ Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Training Evaluation.”.

Your Organization’s Last Differentiator: Human Capital

HR Bartender

He has just published his second book, “ Your Last Differentiator: Human Capital ”. I asked if he would share a little bit of the book with you and luckily, he said “yes”. Gregg, tell us briefly what sparked you to write this book.

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Tracking employee health metrics: Great idea or big mistake?


Some wellness programs ask employees to volunteer information, such as whether they smoke or exercise. A word of caution: Be careful about implementing wellness programs that require participation, or penalize employees who are unable to participate. If not designed correctly, these wellness programs can violate federal laws such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Remote Workforce NPS: The Most Important Metric You’re Missing


There are so many different metrics and acronyms, you’re forgiven if you don’t recognize this one. NPS may be the one metric you’ve never heard of that meets the speed and flexibility of the modern workforce. By the time Reichheld’s book published in 2011 , Apple and JetBlue, innovators that they are, were already using employee Net Promoter Score (eNPS). The post Remote Workforce NPS: The Most Important Metric You’re Missing appeared first on Connecteam.

A guide to measure well-being and engagement? It’s totally possible.


This week, the Limeade Institute released the Limeade Results Model — a step-by-step guide designed to help companies understand the best ways to measure and demonstrate the impact of well-being and engagement programs. The post A guide to measure well-being and engagement?

Top 5 Takeaways from the 2017 NAHCR IMAGE Conference


Top 5 Takeaways from the 2017 NAHCR IMAGE Conference Jul. 19, 2017. In 2017 and beyond, successful healthcare recruitment organizations will need to incorporate marketing tactics and strategies in order to meet talent acquisition goals.

INSIGHTS Thursday Wrap-Up: Lessons in Leadership


He drew from his real-life example, the well-known story behind Michael Lewis’ best-seller Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game , which focused on Beane’s strategies to create a more competitive team when he was the general manager of the Oakland Athletics baseball team.

A Handful Of Expert Tips To Sustainably Increase Workplace Productivity


The gist was based on Arianna Huffington’s book, Thrive : Our two main metrics for success are money and power, and they drive us to work longer hours, sleep with our phones and tablets, miss important moments with our families and impacts our health.

Driving Employee Engagement Through Effective Performance Management


Companies with highly engaged employees outperform companies with disengaged employees on all accounts, including higher profitability, productivity, customer metrics and decreased turnover. How much are disengaged employees costing your company?

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list

Littal Shemer

These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list. There are too many professional books one can read in a lifespan. This list of People Analytics books is not exceptional. Total kindle books mentioned: 24). Lyndon Sundmark (2017).

How Brinker International serves up whole-person well-being to team members at Chili’s and Maggiano’s


“We leveraged a Gallup Book on wellbeing that suggested a more holistic approach to well-being could create more engagement for Team Members, and we Brinker-ized it to ensure it would resonate with our people.” That’s the future of well-being for us.

Why Millennials Want More Feedback, More Often


Books like “Dress for Success” proscribed the attire for making it to the boardroom. Because today’s technology enables communication to flow, millennials expect their workplace tools to be user-friendly as well. The performance review itself needs to be a well-thought out process. She argues that the tech company has found using metrics-based reviews reduce anxiety in the workplace. Everyone needs feedback.

33 Thoughtful Employee Recognition & Appreciation Ideas for 2017


33 Thoughtful Employee Recognition & Appreciation Ideas for 2017. Well, it’s not as easy as it seems. Keep a Good Book. They say the knights of old recorded good deeds in books for posterity. Employee recognition tip: Keep a good book Click To Tweet.

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics reading list

Littal Shemer

These books can change your career: People Analytics reading list. There are too many professional books one can read in a life span. This list of People Analytics books is not exceptional. Data-Driven HR: How to Use Analytics and Metrics to Drive Performance. Be careful!

How to Embrace Cultural Diversity in Team Engagement


According to the 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, 78% of Executives see diversity as a competitive advantage. For many Westerners, time is a metric you optimize carefully.

Is Autonomy Important In Your Job? They Think So. - DecisionWise


According to the book, MAGIC: Five Keys to Unlock the Power of Employee Engagement , Autonomy is the second key to employee engagement in the MAGIC formula, Meaning, Autonomy, Growth , Impact , and Connection. Well as it turns out he was a big dog lover.

How We Curate Content for Social Media (and Added More Followers)


The posts are a mix of new and old blog posts as well as relevant articles from other online publications and blogs. I can see in Buffer which posts were the most and least popular based on different metrics and pick older posts accordingly. Maggie Siemer.

CEO Q&A with Limeade CEO Henry Albrecht and Accolade CEO Rajeev Singh


We sat down with Limeade CEO Henry Albrecht and Accolade CEO Rajeev Singh to talk about well-being, culture and the workplace. What’s the difference between wellness versus well-being? You could define wellness with metrics – BMI, blood pressure, etc.,

Performance Enablement and Empowerment


Performance metrics need to be aligned with the team or department as well as the objectives and the values of the company. Tools to Do the Job: Ensure your people have the things they need to do their job well.

Dave Ulrich: Teaching HR the Language of the C-Suite

HR Daily Advisor

He and his colleagues have a new book out that can help HR leaders in a practical and research-based way. The book is Victory through Organization, Why the War for Talent is failing Your Company and What You Can Do about It. Dave] Well, when you read that Steve, I feel tired.

5 Reasons Why Strong Goals Can Make a Difference for Your Company

HR Daily Advisor

The mission should be succinct and well versed to give everyone in the organization a reason to come to work each day. Establish a baseline for metrics. Goals are a means for establishing metrics for a work group as well as the individuals in that work group.

3 Ways AI Tools Can Make HR More Effective

HR Daily Advisor

AI Can Cut Admin Tasks Like Booking Meetings, Drafting Contracts. AI-powered assistants can take the meeting booking process off your hands entirely.

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Are You Paying for Peripheral Vision?

Compensation Cafe

The main metric may account for 50% or more of the potential payout. The next metric may be 25-30%. I have seen plans with 9 or more metrics, each with specific goals and payouts. Of that 50% ($5,000) is dedicated to the most important metric.

‘Compensation Is Not Appreciation’


Survey respondents also reported high rates of absenteeism (33 percent) and work-family (81 percent), as well as increased mental health and behavioral problems (63 percent).” Gallo goes on to cite behavioral economist Dan Ariely’s book, Payoff, in which the author “reveals the results of experiments which find that money matters far less to employees than either they or their bosses think.”

Secret Productivity Killer: Too Many Rules in the Workplace


In a recent Ted Talk, Yves Morieux, director of The Boston Consulting Group’s Institute for Organization, warned against an overabundance of rules , processes, and metrics that keep organizations from getting things done. “If What would the world be like without rules and regulations?

Employees All Over The World Don’t Get Enough Praise


This is just one of the shocking statistics from our recent employee engagement research report that measures engagement metrics across the world. Every manager needs to understand that recognition is the acknowledgement of a job well done.

Today’s Recruiting Landscape: A Q&A with Rebecca Barnes-Hogg

HR Daily Advisor

What are the best metrics to show that my recruiting strategy is working? A —You can measure your success with traditional metrics like time to fill and cost per hire. Also consider using these more meaningful metrics: Source quality. The recruiting landscape is dynamic.

Why Companies Are Massively Integrating Performance Data and Training

Rallyware for Human Resources

Tri Junarso, an expert in people management, states in his book that only 34% of companies have aligned performance management and learning in order to devise better training programs and accomplish the business’s goals. Metrics can help you to identify who needs what kind of training, and precisely when. The integration of performance and training data should be done in a well-planned manner in order to accomplish your business’s goals.

How Assessments Create Successful Manufacturing Hires


The key is to recruit for aptitude as well as skill. Metrics for Better Performance. That’s better, in my book, than gambling on guesswork. Want to make the right manufacturing hires?

Account Based Everything Applies To Everything!


There are articles, books, conferences focused on these topics. Understand their business, their customers, markets, competitors, business strategies/drivers, structure, key success metrics.

7 common HR technology challenges and how to overcome them


An investment in a fully automated HR management tool should enable your business to greatly expand its reporting capabilities, allowing management to better correlate employee performance with business metrics and adjust processes to meet strategic goals. A reputable platform will likely provide online functionality for your onboarding process as well. Small and mid-size businesses share many challenges when it comes to HR technology.

How to Spot an ‘A-Player’ Talent in an Interview

HR Daily Advisor

Even if they happen to map out an industry-specific process, they are very well just parroting what they saw someone else do. This is because these types of candidates typically have good emotional intelligence (EI/EQ) skills and also tend to be well dressed and articulate.

Startup Equity: Staying Private in a Public World (Part 11 in an n part series)

Compensation Cafe

They may settle all awards in cash or add in performance metrics that would otherwise be difficult with outside investors looking over your shoulder. They have well-established company cultures and often focus on excellence before innovation.

This One Food Will Add 15 Years to Your Life!

Compensation Cafe

They are now focusing the majority of performance weighting on financial and operational metrics. It is easy to be convinced by a well-written white paper (or blog article) that an easy new approach is the solution. I’m sort of old.