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Critical Succession Planning


That makes succession planning all the more important for the HR professionals doing their best to minimize the impact on their respective companies. The problem is succession planning is not always seen as paramount strategy. In an HR Exchange Network survey, we asked respondents this question: does your company have a formal succession planning strategy that focuses on long-term goals, hiring, and talent retention?

Employee Performance Management During COVID-19


Employee Performance Management is crucial for all organizations, as it is one of the key drivers for organizational success. But many organizations often confuse or mix it with an annual performance review or a performance appraisal.


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The Top 5 Employee Engagement Challenges That Government Agencies Face

Cornerstone On Demand

Human capital managers at government agencies face many challenges thanks to strict budgets, set compliance policies and an organizational hesitancy to change the status quo. These challenges often prevent them from being able to offer innovative projects to younger employees, use compensation as a performance motivator or tout growth opportunities, which are frequently defined by tenure rather than performance.

The Evolution of Performance Management


In looking at the history of performance management, we can go as far back as Sun Tzu’s The Art of War. century when the evolution of performance management really began to take off thanks to things like computerization of big data , automation, and academic works to guide the philosophy behind the work HR departments do. In this post, we’ll explore the history of performance management, and use that knowledge to help inform us about its future.

Employee Productivity Improvement: Managing Business Performance


Introduction: This article addresses one of the major concerns of a CEO: ‘How to improve employee productivity?’ ’ It is to be read in continuation with my previous article on ‘Organizational Climate: Managing Business Performance’ The approach below is based on experience and suggests the launch of corporate initiatives based on employee feedback. Phase 1: Problem Diagnostics through employee participation.

Leadership Development: Managing Business Performance


This article outlines a structured process for ‘Leadership Development’ through ‘e-Learning’ It defines an approach to build leaders to manage your company’s business. Let us understand which all competencies/ skills are applicable to different levels of management. JUNIOR MANAGERS. MID-LEVEL MANAGERS. SENIOR MANAGERS. Managing Vision & Purpose. Innovation Management. Junior Manager. Senior Manager.

Using Performance Tracking to Improve Employee Engagement

BirdDogHR - Recruitment

You are here Home » Blog » Latest Blog Article. Using Performance Tracking to Improve Employee Engagement. Tracking your employee’s performance does more than just following their strengths and weaknesses. Performance tracking is a gateway into better employee engagement and management. To improve the way your employees are engaging with your company, take these ideas into consideration: Deliver frequent feedback.

5 Ways To Effectively Manage Your Own Work Performance


I’ve had a few of these feelings and experiences during my career and want to share some things I’ve learned in the process that hopefully will help you better manage your own performance management. There are a lot of articles out there that talk about what performance management processes look like from a manager’s perspective, or from the perspective of the organization as a whole.

What Matters Most To Your Contingent Workers


Over the years, organizations have shifted their focus from executing on a purely performance-driven culture to one that incorporates engagement in order to maximize discretionary effort and retention. These organizations should look to extend this philosophy to their contingent population – who not only make up a large portion of the workforce, but can help drive significant results with the proper alignment and engagement. The article originally appeared on SAP News Center.

7 Tips for Embracing the 80/20 Rule With Employee Talent


I’m sure you’ve heard of the 80/20 Rule before, but have you ever thought seriously about its impact on your talent management initiatives? Therefore, as few as 20 percent of your employees are driving about 80 percent of your productivity and success.

Delving Into Data

HRO Today

People analytics” has been a hot catchphrase in the business world for years, with data promising to revolutionize recruiting, talent management, and myriad other HR processes. One benefit is the ability to create targeted learning programs for employees.

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HR Business Partner: Definition, Duties, Responsibilities and the Future Outlook

Semos Cloud

As HR started being recognized as one of the departments that is crucial for business success , HR Business Partners became sought-after specialists. Check out what questions do employees ask themselves when evaluating their experience with their current employer. Category.

50 Shades of Dismay: The Warning Signs of an Unhealthy Organization


This article sets out 50 people-oriented issues that signal an unhealthy organization. For the sake of longer-term organizational success, the first step toward improvement is for HR leaders to identify these unhealthy characteristics. The organization revels in the glories of the past rather than planning for meeting future challenges. Employees show irritation with colleagues or the organization in front of customers and suppliers.

What is Talent Management? 5 Tips to Do it Right

Digital HR Tech

Talent management is one of the most current topics in HR. In this article, we’ll dive into the question “what is talent management” and give five crucial tips to do it right. What is talent management? Talent management is the full scope of HR processes to attract, develop, motivate and retain high-performing employees. This means that talent management activities are larger than the sum of the individual parts. Talent management strategy.

2020 and Beyond

HRO Today

Not too long ago, HR professionals were relegated to the realm of “personnel management”—paper-pushers responsible for administrative tasks and little else. Employees demand to be placed at the center of talent strategy.

Why HR is Important


Having come a long way since traditional “personnel,” HR is a critical business function that helps companies succeed in hiring employees, keeping them engaged, and supporting their growth and development. Here are 10 key reasons why the human resources department is important to the success of any organization: 1. HR is at the Crossroads of a Business’ Success. The HR department also focuses on improving the employee experience at each point in the employee lifecycle.

2020 and Beyond

HRO Today

Not too long ago, HR professionals were relegated to the realm of “personnel management”—paper-pushers responsible for administrative tasks and little else. Employees demand to be placed at the center of talent strategy.

HR Data Sources for Analytics

Analytics in HR

In this article, we will list a number of common data sources in HR and the broader business that will be helpful in your people analytics efforts. Data from the company’s Human Resources Information System , or HRIS, includes most of the company’s data about its employees.

The 100 HR Indicators Every Manager Needs to Know


If you’re like me, you might also be addicted to listicles, these articles in the forms of bullet-points that distil information in a very digestible way. This list of HR Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and metrics contains certainly enough to help you fuel your HR dashboard for the next few months if not longer. Performance #8. Succession #9. Engagement #12. Supervision rate: the number of employees that a manager has to supervise.

Make Succession Management a Priority

BirdDogHR - Recruitment

You are here Home » Blog » Latest Blog Article. Make Succession Management a Priority. Succession is crucial for the long-term success of any organization, but it’s often hard to plan to fill the large holes left in an organization when a longtime employee either retires or chooses to leave. 32% of employees quit their jobs because they don’t feel their organizations have career advancement or opportunities. Performance. (17).

People Analytics: Unlocking the Potential of Your Workforce


With the huge amounts of data that HR departments have access to, people analytics at a basic level can be used to boost engagement, motivation and morale amongst the workforce. By better measuring the causes of turnover, planning can be put in place to keep top talent within the company.

HR Data Won’t Make You Less Human

SAP Innovation

Everywhere we look, there’s a new article, webinar, conference, or seminar imploring us to get with the program, that program being big HR data and the use of analytics in managing HR and the workforce. Analytics is being used across the board in HR, including talent acquisition, performance management, succession planning and more. People are the backbone of any organization, and the most successful ones recognize that.

5 Ways To Motivate High-Performers

SAP Innovation

As companies increasingly break free from the perceived tyranny of traditional yearly employee performance ratings, one of the biggest challenges is figuring how to pay people for their accomplishments. Loathed as annual ratings and the process behind it may be, those numbers provided a yardstick, however flawed, for deciding how much to deposit into an employee’s paycheck. This is the third in a series of blogs on performance management trends and challenges.

Performance Tracking and Millennials

BirdDogHR - Recruitment

You are here Home » Blog » Latest Blog Article. Performance Tracking and Millennials. As the traditional annual performance review is becoming more obsolete, Millennials are looking for a more fluid way to engage with their managers. Not all performance tracking has to be conducted on an annual schedule, creating distance between a company’s workforce and managers. Be up-front about performance tracking. Employee Engagement. (5).

Key Tactics To Retain Your Top Performers


One of the key concerns for Human Resource professionals and CEOs is how to retain and grow high potential high performers. The impact economically caused by failing to retain high performers is huge. However, luckily there are proactive steps that you can adopt to retain as well as grow your top performers. This article touches upon a few tips on proven talent management principles, best practices, and technologies that can help you retain your top performers.

Five Benefits of Having a Millennial Workforce

BirdDogHR - Recruitment

You are here Home » Blog » Latest Blog Article. Having a diverse, open-minded work environment is never a bad thing, which is why Millennials are crucial to organizational success. Able to recognize the importance of employee satisfaction. This means that your annual performance reviews may not be enough for this eager, fast-paced generation. With a little help from your organization’s succession plan, Millennials are interested in staying in one career.

The 4 Best Talent Management Products for Mid-size Businesses

TrustRadius HR

It’s often difficult to identify the right talent management solutions , especially for the Mid-Sized market. There is often increased complexity due to biased articles and paid-for advertising. It is an HCM offering with consistent ratings of its talent management capabilities.

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BirdDogHR Expands Job Distribution via Glassdoor Alignment with Google Jobs

BirdDogHR - Recruitment

You are here Home » Blog » Latest Blog Article. Glassdoor expects by partnering with Google they can also help employers get their job openings in front of a wider audience of active job seekers and deliver more informed candidates — the people who are well-researched and engaged with a company. Make Succession Management a Priority August 22, 2017. Employee Engagement. (12). Learning Management. (6). Performance. (17).

How Hiring and Onboarding Are Like Peanut Butter and Jelly

BirdDogHR - Recruitment

You are here Home » Blog » Latest Blog Article. One establishes and runs through policy, regulation and rules, and the other cultivates and develops a relationship with the recently hired employee, making the two a dynamic duo — just like PB&J. Similar to jelly, onboarding offers a flavor of your organization to your employee. Without onboarding, the hiring process would be short and employees would feel a major disconnect from your company.

4 Communication Issues and How HR Can Solve Them

BirdDogHR - Recruitment

You are here Home » Blog » Latest Blog Article. Effective inter-staff communication is challenging even when all employees are in the same place. These challenges are exacerbated further in industries such as construction and manufacturing where an HR department and management are in one location, and employees in another. There’s no question: effective communication is key to business success. Lack of Employee Recognition. Performance. (17).

Mobile Technology Finds Home at Construction Sites

BirdDogHR - Recruitment

You are here Home » Blog » Latest Blog Article. Whether it’s via app, software, or web-based, it can help manage HR compliance, EEO reporting, hiring , onboarding, timesheets, data management, payrolls, scheduling and more. This allows organizations to adjust their plans as they evolve, which can happen with little-to-no notice. It’s a fantastic way to make sure all employees, subcontractors, vendors, and other parties are all on the same page.

Employer Branding to Attract Talent

BirdDogHR - Recruitment

You are here Home » Blog » Latest Blog Article. Employee happiness and employer branding strongly correlate. Employee satisfaction and engagement are necessary for a robust employer brand. Social media platforms are a simple, cost-effective way to create engaging content that clearly communicates an employer brand to potential applicants. Engage Employees Through Collaborative Goal Setting July 26, 2017. Employee Engagement. (12).

Support Your Onboarding Process with Mentoring

BirdDogHR - Recruitment

You are here Home » Blog » Latest Blog Article. It’s often an overwhelming process, and many employees look back on their onboarding experience and wish they’d had a mentor to ask questions and further help them adjust to their new careers. According to Forbes, mentoring programs are a fantastic way to retain employees. Engage Employees Through Collaborative Goal Setting July 26, 2017. Employee Engagement. (9). Learning Management. (6).

Optimize Your Applicant Pool by Reaching Out to Veterans

BirdDogHR - Recruitment

You are here Home » Blog » Latest Blog Article. Hiring a veteran will likely help your organization gain a loyal employee with skills that will be of benefit to your team. BirdDogHR Onboarding allows its customers to track ethnicity, veteran status, and disability status for its new hires, potentially centralizing all your tracking information if your organization uses the BirdDogHR Talent Management System. Employee Engagement. (8). Performance. (17).

Engage Employees Through Collaborative Goal Setting

BirdDogHR - Recruitment

You are here Home » Blog » Latest Blog Article. Engage Employees Through Collaborative Goal Setting. Employees are more likely to be engaged with an organization if they feel like they’re being heard. Whether it’s through performance reviews or less formal meetings with a manager, employees can often be made to feel as though their thoughts and feelings about their career development don’t matter. Employee Engagement. (9).