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

HR Bartender

In 1977, you founded the Saratoga Institute (SI), which is well-known for its work in human capital metrics. Is there a place in HR for both metrics and analytics? If they only had time to focus on a handful of metrics, which ones should they consider?

Employee Retention: Tomorrow’s Recruiting Metric

Lighthouse

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. The future of recruiting metrics.

Increased Use of Metrics, Incentives among 2017 Wellness Program Trends

HR Daily Advisor

An increased use of metrics, incentive and wearables are three trends in wellness programs according to a survey conducted among 8,000 of America’s Healthiest Employers, a leading independent recognition program for U.S.

How To Link Recruiting Metrics To Business Outcomes

Cornerstone On Demand

According to LinkedIn's 2017 Global Recruiting Trends Report , "quality of hire" is the top recruiting metric that hiring managers care about—and for good reason. Quality of hire is also arguably the best metric to demonstrate the effectiveness of the recruiting department and its value as a strategic business function. As you help grow a company by recruiting talented individuals, you enjoy the satisfaction of a job well done.

Futureproof Your Organization with These 8 Manager Effectiveness Metrics

Visier

Whether your organization is ready to adapt these new roles or wishes to coach current managers to be more effective, this updated article provides the key metrics you need to measure their success by. . Here are two distinct sets of metrics for each type of manager.

Do Your Learning Metrics Invoke Emotion?

Cornerstone On Demand

Part of this was in part due to the great relationship we had with our CFO, who helped us identify some traditional and some unique metrics to measure. You can have the best metric in the world, but if success or failure doesn't impact the emotions of those who are determining the effectiveness, you won't get their attention.

The Reason Companies Should Calculate Cost Per Hire

HR Bartender

Personally, I’m a big fan of the cost per hire metric. Internal recruiting costs include salary and benefits for everyone involved in the recruiting process as well as recruiting software, etc. Now, I get it…there’s lots of talk about quality of hire being the best recruiting metric.

7 More Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends For 2017

15Five

Here is what the experts are saying we can expect for employee engagement in 2017: 1) Employee Engagement Will Grow…Slowly. This often takes the form of software platforms where employees are asked metrics-based questions.

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

HR Bartender

Lastly, the book addresses metrics. If you’re looking for wellness resources, consider picking up a copy of Walter’s book. Business and Customers Consulting Well-Being and Wellness business well-being wellness

Who Wants to Be a Metric-Aire?

marenated HR

If you’ve been in HR for any amount of time, you know that people want to hear about metrics. Whether it’s a vendor telling you about their metric heavy dashboard, a VP of Talent Acquisitions spouting the metrics she watches, or a recruiting admin trying to make sense of the numbers his boss is throwing at him, metrics are a big part of the job. Are you an #HR genius but unsure about what part metrics play? Like marketing, recruiting has its own vanity metrics.

3 HR Metrics That Matter

Zenefits

In fact, according to Deloitte’s 2017 Global Human Capital Trends report, 71 percent of companies report that people analytics – “using digital tools and data to measure, report and understand employee performance” – is a high priority in their company. I asked human resources experts to weigh in on the HR metrics that matter most, and why. #1 Labor productivity is a critical HR metric because it encompasses several important aspects of human resources.

Overcoming Internal Communications Metrics Anxiety

Bonfyre

Despite the essential, strategic role internal communications metrics play in their profession, many communicators shudder at the thought of crunching numbers. Even communicators leveraging digital tools are still figuring out how to make internal communications metrics materialize. Consequently, these communicators will resort to measurement, well, half-measures, tracking how much content they’ve put out (i.e. Invest in systems that provide internal communications metrics.

6 Skills Every HR Technology Leader Must Develop Starting in 2017

Visier

In the future, HR technologists will no longer have to answer questions on simple metrics such as what is the current headcount or how many people were hired last month — self-service analytic platforms and algorithms to manage data will be taking on this rote and repetitive task.

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HR State of the Union: 2017 Edition

UpstartHR

This is strategic HR communication at its best, and it could become a valuable tool to allow leaders to peer into the inner workings of the HR strategy while allowing HR leaders to share key results areas as well. Common metrics? What’s the well-being of your staff?

Why Your CEO Doesn’t Care About Employee Engagement (Yet)

Achievers

It’s time to change the way we think about this HR metric, because it needs to become a leading business metric. Manage those factors well, and employees will stick around and produce results.

4 Key Reporting Metrics for HR Leaders

Motus

This same line of thinking also applies to which metrics HR leaders should focus on to achieve business success and this definition of success will also vary from business to business.

You Hate BMI: Scientists Now Have Another Fat Metric You Can Hate Instead.

The HR Capitalist

Well, you wanted something different - and now you got it. Benefits Wellness WorkplaceI know - you and everyone else hates Body Mass Index as a measure of what it means to be overweight.

Making Company Culture More Than a Rah Rah Activity

HR Bartender

Having a well-defined company culture is important. In fact, my position about metrics and measurement has really evolved. And that’s true, HR does need to understand metrics, data, analytics, etc. We talk about it a lot.

The Key to Employee Engagement: Your Net Promoter Score

HR Bartender

But what if there was an engagement related metric that organizations easily understood? The reason organizations use NPS as a business metric is because they can see a clear line of sight between it and business success. Why not use a proven metric that the organization understands?

? How HR can get over their love/hate relationship with metrics

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

HR leaders have a love/hate relationship with metrics. Let’s begin with the positive: metrics add structure to the way HR teams work and help guide their decision-making. Andy Campbell, HCM Strategy Director at Oracle.

15 employee engagement ideas to try in 2017

Interact

Well it may be hard to believe, but even with all the attention that report’s gotten, our situation is no less dire. The report includes a number of other troubling statistics as well, such as that 51% of employees are currently looking for new jobs. Employee Engagement in 2017.

3 Examples of Evidence-Based HR in Action

UpstartHR

Last week I had the pleasure of presenting a workshop based on metrics, evidence-based HR, and change management. General Compensation Data Evidence-Based HR Metrics Recognition Scientific Method

Last Week in Talent - May 15, 2017

Entelo

And finally, ask yourself how well you really know job-seekers , consider hiring people with these three weaknesses and read a bunch of software engineer’s describe their average workday. May 8, 2017 May 1, 2017 April 24, 2017 April 17, 2017.

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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. This could make a lot of sense for a couple of reasons: The organization can decide how much or how little they want to invest in results metrics.

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

Limeade

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?

Tracking employee health metrics: Great idea or big mistake?

Insperity

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).

3 HR Talent Metrics You Should Start Tracking Today

Namely

Here are three metrics you can start tracking today: Quality of Hire Acquiring top talent is no simple task. The Quality of Hire metric is a quick index on a new hire’s adjustment, acclimation, and performance since joining the company. To define this metric you’ll need to establish success criteria—this could be how well a new hire fits with your culture, performs, or exhibits the required competencies, for example. The field of human resources is changing.

Changemaker spotlight: Dr. Wald at USAA knows well-being can drive business results

Limeade

Because Dr. Peter Wald believes well-being makes him a better employee and a better leader. USAA as an enterprise is very focused on our employees’ well-being. The organization has invested in well-being for over 10 years and eventually outgrew their original vendor.

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

ConnecTeam

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. Engagement remains a hot topic in 2017 because people are more mobile and have greater expectations of meaning and growth in the workplace. The post Remote Workforce NPS: The Most Important Metric You’re Missing appeared first on Connecteam.

Your Organization’s Last Differentiator: Human Capital

HR Bartender

To do all of these things well, an organization must harness the intangible qualities of people and understand the same of their customers.

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Keeping up With the Joneses: Corporate Style

UpstartHR

Getting Serious about Talent Practices A few years ago, someone presented locally on HR metrics. The speaker prescribed specific metrics to everyone in the room, telling them that they needed to be capturing data because these were the “most important” measures. The truth is there is no “right” number of metrics, especially for such a diverse group. Don’t worry, I’ve been guilty of this as well.

How To Reduce Employee Turnover with Workforce Analytics

Visier

With voluntary resignations at an all-time high and unemployment rates historically low, employee retention is a key objective for most HR organizations, and employee turnover is the single most prevalent HR metric. These metrics help you accomplish this task: Resignation Rate.

It’s About More Than HR: Analytics Learnings from Tom Davenport and Dr. John Sullivan

Visier

stage, HR is integrating and curating their workforce data from various transactional systems , as well as developing the business acumen to tell a story with the data that will lead to better and more productive business decisions.

Two Talent Metrics HR Should Know (and Why It’s Important)

ApplicantPro

As the lines between marketing and HR continue to blur, talent metrics begin to creep to the forefront of employment success. Having a well-developed employer brand plays just as crucial of a role at your organization as your company brand.

7 Possible Human Capital Management Resolutions for 2017

Lumesse

7 Possible Human Capital Management Resolutions for 2017 Published date: January 3, 2017 Home. email facebook linkedin twitter google+ 2017 is upon us.After we’ve recovered from any holiday stupor it’ll be time to return our focus to future business.