Ground Rules for Workplace Friendships

HR Daily Advisor

By Dominique Jones, VP of Human Resources, Halogen Software. Research conducted by Gallup found that those with a “best friend,” at work, are seven times more likely to be engaged in their jobs with a subsequent positive impact on workplace safety, productivity, and customer service. The same study found that to thrive, a person needs 6 hours of social interaction a day. Strategic HR Halogen Software human resources productivity

Unlocking happiness at work: Strategies to fuel purpose and performance

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Complimentary Webinar Sponsored By Halogen Software. Unlocking happiness at work: Strategies to fuel purpose and performance. She draws on two decades of scientific research, data and case studies to prove that happiness can fuel higher performance, instill a greater sense of purpose in employees, and truly engage employees. The post Unlocking happiness at work: Strategies to fuel purpose and performance appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.

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4 Ideas to Promote a Learning Culture

ATD Human Capital

Many companies look at employee development as a way to increase employee engagement. A joint research study by Brandon Hall Group and Halogen Software reported that more than two-thirds of high performers “use cascading goals to connect business and learning objectives, while only half of everyone else uses them.” Engagement is good, but the real purpose of development is to improve employee performance.

Bridging The Gap Between HR And Business Outcomes

Get Hppy

Most likely, we’ll be looking at revenue goals, costs-related goals, market share goals, customer satisfaction or return on capital. As the CHRO, I’ll be looking at what drives customer satisfaction. Davenport, Jeanne Harris and Jeremy Shapiro referenced in an article for Harvard Business Review : “Almost every company we’ve studied says it values employee engagement, but some—including Starbucks, Limited Brands, and Best Buy—can precisely identify the value of a 0.1%

What Are Top Businesses Doing To Measure Workplace Learning?


David Wentworth is an experienced research analyst with Brandon Hall Group in Florida, and a guest speaker at this year’s Halogen Software customer conference, TalentSpace Live 2017. Get a preview of what he’ll be talking about at the conference, and register for the conference here. Most organizations really aren’t that good at measuring the traditional learning they’ve been delivering for years.

Use Ongoing Performance Management To Sweeten Business Outcomes


For Sweets of Oman , an award-winning confectionary manufacturer in the Middle East, establishing a clear connection between employee performance, satisfaction, and business success is at the heart of its talent strategy. This point is further highlighted when looking at PwC’s CHRO survey of HR leaders in the region , which shows low rankings in some aspects of performance management, such as 360 degree feedback and mid-year appraisals. Using technology at the speed of business.

#SHRM16 Interview with Tim Mulligan the CHRO of the Year

OmegaHR Solutions

In college I studied comparative animal psychology, primates in particular. I have probably been at least 15 times and consider it to be one of the premier zoos I have ever been to. When I was given the chance to interview the Chief Human Resources Officer for the zoo I jumped at the chance. I had a delightful conversation with Tim Mulligan and was very impressed with what he has done at the zoo for the people working there. In 2005 Mulligan partnered with Halogen.


9 Lessons on Employee Engagement From Willy Wonka

Vibe HCM

There have been multiple studies done proving that “out-of-the-box” thinking leads to higher levels of employee engagement. The most engaged organizations work very hard at it. 1: HR Solutions Exit Survey Study, 2011. 3: Halogen Software Succession Planning Study, 2016. Kevin can be reached via email at , on LinkedIn at [link] and on twitter @kevinsheridan12.

Why Teams Don't Trust One Another -- and How to Fix It

45 Things

Stephen Covey In an election year, the issue of trust is front and center as candidates at the local, state and national level argue who is the most trustworthy. A recent study found that nearly 75% of cross-functional teams are dysfunctional. Most leaders are good at putting that on the table, but then they need to look at the second component of trust: intimacy.” Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication.

Family Ties and Corporate Culture


Provide opportunities for employees to do what they are good at. The CIPD ( Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development ) in partnership with Halogen Software recently released a report where they found…. “… that regardless of organisation size, the vast majority of employees want to work for a firm that has a ‘family feel’ and is ‘held together by loyalty and tradition’.