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Benchmarking: An Important Tool in the War for Talent

HR Daily Advisor

HR and business leaders see this firsthand as they fight to keep innovative, eager talent engaged and on their teams and are leveraging their people data to improve the hiring and talent retention process. Benchmarking. Benchmarking is the process of comparing your organization’s own processes and operations against those of your competitors. However, as the world of work evolves, so are benchmarking tools. Benchmarking can help with a host of concerns.

Curbing Employee Turnover Contagion in the Workplace

Visier

Turnover Contagion: Tracing the Source. It’s also a lesson for HR leaders looking to treat a viral event of a different sort: turnover contagion. Turnover contagion happens when people quit their jobs simply because other people are talking about leaving, job searching, or actually jumping ship. In other words, voluntary turnover doesn’t just happen in isolation due to an individual’s job satisfaction issues. Otherwise, examining project team data can be of benefit.

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11 Easy Ways to Reduce Employee Turnover

Bonusly

Employee turnover has a major impact on your organization's trajectory, but if you're having trouble with it, you're not alone. Even the best companies struggle with turnover. In this post, we’ll examine employee turnover: what it is, why it costs so much, and how to reduce it.

How to Save Your Company from Unhealthy Turnover and Optimize Retention

Bonusly

High turnover is a major concern for many organizations. But how do you know if your turnover really is an issue? Let’s take an analytical approach to retention. Turnover is a key HR metric and tends to be understood by leadership as a serious risk. If you are looking to leverage people analytics, retention is a great place to start. A high turnover rate likely gets your attention, but what else should you be paying attention to? Pre-turnover red flags.

How to Create a Data-Driven Employee Retention Plan in 10 minutes

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Solving employee turnover and retention is hard. Voluntary resignations are high, unemployment rates are at an all-time low, and most organizations are still trying to operate HR without using data as evidence to back up their strategies. The data is there, of course.

Benchmarking & What-If Analysis

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Benchmarking Metric Benchmarking can be a great way to compare your metrics to industry best practices, however accessing relevant benchmarking data for you industry is not always easy to obtain or broadly available for every industry. Most enterprise organizations are big enough to benchmark against themselves and with our Analytics tool they can do just that. Take turnover comparisons by performance ranking, for example.

ExitRight® Norms and Retention

HSD Metrics

Data-driven Ways to Improve Retention. Our article about the most important turnover causes for employees in 2017 illustrated trends across all industries and drew out some interesting exceptions. The post ExitRight® Norms and Retention appeared first on HSD Metrics.

What is HR Data Analytics & How Do We Leverage It?

Ultimate Software

Data is now the most valuable currency in the world. But in contrast to the murky ethics of sourcing and selling consumer-driven data , leveraging internal HR data analytics to make better workforce decisions has been a key Human Resources best practice for decades. But what exactly is HR data analytics and how can HR leverage it to achieve organizational goals? HR Data Analytics Definition. From Data Reporting to Prediction: A Retention Case Study.

ExitRight® Norms and Retention

HSD Metrics

Data-driven Ways to Improve Retention. Our recent article about the most important turnover causes for employees in 2017 illustrated trends across all industries and drew out some interesting exceptions. ExitRight® now offers industry specific norms to help our customers benchmark their organization’s turnover trends against peers in their industry. The post ExitRight® Norms and Retention appeared first on HSD Metrics. Articles Employee Retention

Why Employee Turnover Spikes after the Holidays and What to Do about It

Bonusly

But come January, the environment can be drastically disrupted by New Year turnover. Why is Turnover Important? And turnover isn’t just a morale-killer – it’s expensive. Why Does Turnover Spike in the New Year? Although some turnover isn’t within anyone’s control (e.g.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Calculating Turnover

HRsoft

Calculating turnover is important for developing retention strategies and supporting a strong company culture. To begin calculating turnover in your organization, select a benchmark job to validate internal and external metrics. The position you choose should be a job that would hinder success if significant turnover occurred. It could be one that experiences frequent turnover; in healthcare, for instance, this could be a nursing position.

How Does Turnover Impact Your Organization’s Bottom Line?

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Employee turnover is a critical challenge that almost all HR managers stress over. Turnover rate is a typical measurement that many organizations use as a scorecard for HR. Changing the question from “What is our turnover rate?” to “What is the cost of our turnover?”

Here’s How IBM Predicts 95% of Its Turnover Using Data

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With the cost of replacing an employee sitting anywhere between 30 and 400% of that person’s annual salary, there’s obviously a strong financial case for investing in retention — not to mention the benefits of preserving institutional knowledge and protecting morale. By focusing specifically on high performers with in-demand skills, IBM says it has saved $300 million in retention costs. There’s plenty of data you can gather without being obtrusive, including the metrics noted above.

Data Journalism for HR: The Beginner’s Guide

Visier

For the average person, data without a narrative is like a trip into the wilderness without a compass: overwhelming and disorienting. That’s why data journalism — a kind of factual storytelling based on data — has become a big trend. Take a look at this solid piece of data journalism posted on NYTimes.com , which invites readers to explore what may be surprising patterns relating to racial disparities in income mobility. Why HR Needs Data Journalism.

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What Is Employee Turnover (and Why It Matters)

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At some point, if your business is more than one person, you’re likely to deal with employee turnover. But learning how to calculate employee turnover rates, assuming certain costs with lost staff, and building a business plan that anticipates some amount of employee turnover can better prepare you and your business for voluntary terminations. What Is Employee Turnover? A common definition of employee turnover is the loss of talent in the workforce over time.

10 Reasons To Shift To A Data-Driven High Business Impact HR Model

Visier

In order to move from this “list of challenges” to the “corporate asset list,” I have found that HR and its key functions like recruiting, retention and learning must move to dramatically increase their measurable business impacts by adopting analytics and data-driven decision-making. In order to satisfy both these needs, the next section provides the top 10 most strategic reasons for shifting to a data-driven high business impact approach.

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Five Powerful Ways Your HR Team Can Leverage Big Data

SuccessFactors

The term “Big Data” seems mysterious to many HR organizations. Big Data describes the huge amount of data, both structured and unstructured, that people and systems are using. But only the data that affects business greatly on daily basis counts. Even so, this amount of data is usually so large that traditional software can’t analyze it. How people use Big Data for business. Data can actually make a big difference if used wisely.

How to Avoid Talent Gaps with Data-Driven Succession Planning

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Succession planning with data. Fictional data used. Fictional data used. For example, if last year you had 150 candidates ready in two years, you would expect that this year there would be more candidates ready in one year. Fictional data used. If employees are ready to move into positions of greater responsibility, and are not seeing career progression, this may result in an increased risk of unwanted turnover. Fictional data used.

Why Being Data-Driven Isn’t Enough

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Even the most qualitative departments, such as Marketing, moved from “art” to “science” through the use of data. . Indeed, the “art” of modern business is that everything can be quantified and measured, and data is now the single most important type of capital that an enterprise can own. Business operations run everything on data and it seems like there isn’t a single corporate function that isn’t data-driven–except for HR. . The data hurdles HR faces.

How to Evaluate the Success of Your Company’s Onboarding Program

HR Bartender

The group can agree on things like less turnover, more employee engagement, and increased productivity. Here are three examples: Kirkpatrick Levels of Evaluation : Created by Donald Kirkpatrick, this model has become the standard for measuring training program effectiveness. The interesting aspect of the model is, it suggests that there’s an inverse relationship between the ease in gathering the evaluation data and the value of the data.

Handling Conflict between Different Workplace Departments

HSD Metrics

For example , two managers of different groups have strong individual goals for their departments, each feeling strongly that one was right over the company policies and procedures than the other, but ended up losing sight of how it all fit in with the overall company goal. Using exit interviews, like ExitRight® , will give your company turnover benchmarks and analytics, so you are able to effectively improve your employee retention for others.

Opinion: Why ‘bad’ data can be good news for your organisation

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When HR professionals talk about data analytics , generally they focus on the good stuff. But every employer is at a different point in their data journey; some we work with have very little or even no people data to draw on at all, while others use a balanced scorecard to identify their financial, internal, customer, learning and growth metrics. For example, in our field of dispute resolution, a commonly cited financial metric is staff turnover.

Survey Says…

HRO Today

Culling data from employee engagement surveys can drive strategic business decisions. One problem holding companies back is the ineffective collection and use of engagement data. By taking heed of employee engagement data, HR can lead the way in fostering a productive workforce.

Strength in Numbers

HRO Today

Cigna’s CHRO John Murabito leverages a data-rich people strategy to drive proactive business decisions. He also shares two enablers of Cigna’s talent strategy: data and unique employee benefits. We undertook a thorough review of each of the legacy company’s policies and benchmarked industry standards as well. How does the data you have help advise and guide the business? We have an HR analytics team that is really passionate about data.

5 Data-Based Reasons to Make Employee Education a Priority

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While some companies can afford to help their employees’ take graduate courses, for example, others simply provide in-house employee education opportunities or give employees a chance to learn outside of work by attending relevant conferences, seminars and trainings. But before you discard this idea, let the data speak for itself. Having the right data to back up your initiatives always makes it easier to get additional funding and leadership support.

Retaining Home Healthcare Workers with Employee Engagement Surveys

HR Daily Advisor

Employee retention and satisfaction are more central to leadership agendas and a top priority at strategic planning sessions and industry conferences. Surveys Help Improve Communication and Reduce Turnover.

How HR Can Tackle Diversity Using the Rooney Rule

Visier

Dropbox is committing to unconscious-bias training for all it’s employees (over 1,200 people), and to regularly release data on the diversity of its workforce. Consequences of this can range from reduced competitiveness and productivity to increased employee turnover to higher compensation costs. For example, if diverse candidates are rejecting offers of employment you need to understand why and make a change.

Introduction to Recruiting Metrics FAQ

Workable

Here are frequently asked questions and answers about recruiting metrics to help you understand recruiting data and use it to boost your hiring: Intro to Recruiting Metrics. For example, the speed with which hiring teams make a decision may be a KPI for a company that values quick turnaround and does mass hiring. Usually, companies choose to track the following recruiting metrics examples: Quality of hire. The first step is to determine what kind of data you need to monitor.

12 Ways to Get C-Suite Buy-In for Great HR Initiatives

Visier

Imagine a world where every great HR initiative gets properly funded: Retention programs are fully backed by the C-suite, recruitment snafus are nipped in the bud before they become big problems, and even the CFO meets employee engagement initiatives with near-giddy enthusiasm. When this is missing, all the necessary hard work you may already be doing — like gathering the hard facts to report on turnover or recruitment trends — will be for naught.

Calculating Your ROI with Talmetrix: Free Trial of Our ROI Calculator

Talmetrix

Studies have linked increased employee engagement to better productivity and reduced turnover – but what about its impact on your financials? We created our proprietary ROI calculator to measure three key data points: turnover rate, cost to replace an employee, and how increasing engagement can reduce turnover rate. If you don’t know these costs for your company, you can also use industry benchmarks to estimate your ROI.

Hospitality Industry Rife with Gender Pay Gaps

HR Daily Advisor

Gecko Hospitality’s annual report is widely considered to be the industry benchmark for job titles, salaries, gender comparisons, location, turnover, and pay increases. This year’s report includes trends and conclusions based on survey data from 2,089 restaurant management professionals, collected by Gecko Hospitality between January and December 2017. “We Current Data and Trends. Wage and Hour bonuses data Gecko Hospitality women

The Future of Workforce Planning

HR Daily Advisor

Employee turnover is extremely expensive, costing up to 1.5 Let’s look, for example, at an employee named Leslie. Thanks to cloud services for data analytics, scenario planning, and predictive technologies, it doesn’t have to be this way. Modern workforce planning tools aggregate data about relevant employee attributes and figure out what needs to happen for everyone to perform at their best. For example, how will growing a team affect the bottom line?

How Healthcare Employers Can Manage Nursing Talent More Strategically

Precheck

First and foremost, healthcare organizations need to address problems in the work environment that can lead to employee dissatisfaction, burnout and turnover, and that starts with nursing management. Investing in educating and supporting frontline nurse managers is a key strategy to improving retention of direct care nurses,” says Beth Ulrich , principal investigator for the study. Investing in additional support for nurses can also reduce burnout and improve retention.

How Workforce Analytics Can Take You Beyond The Clock

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When applied to the HR world, workforce analytics help HR staff analyze data relating to productivity levels, performance, if training is effective, and can even predict turnover. To understand just how significant workforce analytics are in your organization, below are three questions to consider: How can you reduce turnover and increase employee retention? Turnover and retention.

8 Questions to Ask for Effective HR Reports

EmployeeConnect

That’s why staff members complain and protest about inaccurate assessments, data-driven errors and unpopular decisions – HR reporting fails to deliver unless the HR reports dig down into the databases to get the most accurate and relevant performance information, employee profile data and business intelligence. Data-driven decision management , or DDDM, is an approach that uses verifiable data to assist in decision-making processes.

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Why People Leave Their Jobs (and How Their Reasons Should Shape Your Organization’s Talent Strategy)

Something Different

…So I spent the weekend reading about turnover and engagement, and this HBR article had some really good insights that got me thinking about talent attraction and retention strategy – specifically how Managers/HRBPs can use human capital data to improve turnover and progression outcomes. Who is a flight risk and why based on historical data? <www.teambonding.com> Happy Monday all. . .

5 Reasons You Need an Employee Survey

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For example, International Truck and Engine Corporation used their employee surveys to pinpoint a communication issue within and between departments. Engagement also leads to greater innovation, lower turnover, and more productive people. Surveys should also be designed to minimize bias, so the data gleaned from them is more open and candid. Improve retention: High turnover is a killer.

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