Eight Concerns With Employee Engagement Benchmarks - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

When we design employee surveys for our clients, it’s common for them to ask us about benchmarking and how it can help their company. This is a good question, because benchmarks are a quick way to see if your organization is on the right track. However, while our research database is large enough to yield some fairly interesting insights, we sometimes find our clients become fixated on obscure, external benchmarks. How old is the data?

Demystifying GDPR using data

Workable

As well as promoting compliance , automating the process through recruiting software like Workable has produced a lot of interesting data. Analyzing this data made us wonder. GDPR has changed the way we think about data. Is it possible that data could also change the way we think about GDPR? Could it, perhaps, be used for demystifying GDPR and kickstarting some industry benchmarking around some grayer areas—data retention, for example?

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“Lots of people use movement and exercise to help them relieve stress.” with Josh Rovner

Thrive Global

Lots of people use movement and exercise to help them relieve stress. You don’t need any special equipment, and you don’t generally need to worry about breaking a sweat like you would with other forms of exercise. But walking certainly still counts as exercise.

5 Ways To Benchmark Your Digital Learning Strategy

SuccessFactors

As Big Data, cloud computing, Internet of Things, machine learning, and business networks radically alter products, services, and entire industries, corporate learning needs to close the skills gap now. Survey respondents identify top skills required to take advantage of Big Data, cloud computing, Internet of Things, machine learning, and business networks. The digital economy is opening up tremendous opportunities for forward-thinking companies and their employees.

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.

Why External Help is an Essential Part of Your Pay Equity Solution

Trusaic

Outside experts in the field have more applicable knowledge and can gather pay equity data more efficiently. Software is key in extracting and compiling data for auditing and analyzing. Make sure those with access to employee data have the legal right to do so.

A New HR Paradigm

HRO Today

Innovations in data science are enabling the transformation of HR. These consumer and workforce technologies generate a tidal wave of data. This data is so valuable that the American Bankers Association has started to refer to it as “a currency of the modern economy.” Of course, one of the first implications of this influx of data is the protection of it and the privacy of the individuals who generate it. The answer lies in data science. Data Science for HR.

The Three Vital Metrics for Every Employment Role

Talent Analytics

Likewise, “industry benchmarks” are next to useless – companies differ, regions are different, and enterprises evolve over time. A Call Center or Underwriter role will have plenty of data for great accuracy. Often this exercise comes about in response to turnover or training issues, which manifest in the first year or two. These “big data” approaches are more useful for transaction and revenue-related roles.

Gamification in recruiting: How and why to give it a shot

Workable

Google used a public riddle to attract candidates, but the game could also be an online quiz or a challenge, such as the coding tests offered by companies like HackerRank and Codility (where candidates solve online programming exercises). I recently spoke with David Szilagyi, Founder and CEO of benchmark.games , a company that creates games to help their customers hire better (full disclosure: Benchmark will be a Workable partner soon!

4 Free Scorecards to Improve Your Corporate Wellness Program

Cornerstone On Demand

A good start is assessing your wellness program against evidence-based benchmarks, using one (or several) of the wellness program scorecards created by reputable health and wellness organizations, like the AHA. It takes under 30 minutes to complete and explores WELCOA's “ 7 Benchmarks of Workplace Health " with more than 100 questions. Plus, you'll receive a benchmark report that compares your scores to peer companies, based on size and industry.

An Investor’s Take on Culture

CultureIQ

For example, the CultureIQ Framework identifies “Purpose + Dignity” as core components of successful cultures and allows you to measure them against an internal standard and/or external benchmark. For a more in depth understanding of this exercise see Paul’s blog write up here.

How to Identify Future Leaders with Talent Analytics

Analytics in HR

Organizations utilizing advanced talent analytics understand the exact science and data behind developing leaders and making talent-related decisions. There will also be data analyzed on coaching efficiency and tactics.

8 Reasons Why Your Employee Engagement Survey Scores Are Stagnant - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

The actions we take on survey data create change. Senior management does not consider gathering employee survey data part of an activity to improve. Comparing your organization to benchmarks is leading to the wrong conclusions. You assume you know that what is being represented in the benchmarks applies to (and is valuable) to you and your organization. If you focus on third-party benchmarks and how you compare to them, it will be misleading at best.

Alamo Colleges District Created an Award-Winning Employee Learning and Development Program—You Can Too

Cornerstone On Demand

LearningElite identifies and recognizes industry leaders who've achieved best-in-class levels of performance, providing valuable benchmarking data for other organizations. We were able to collect data to understand what was happening across different departments at Alamo Colleges District, and we saw that there wasn't enough interaction, conversation and coaching.

Biometrics at Work: The Latest (i4cp login required)

i4cp

In the workplace, employees are increasingly using biometrics to enter and exit workspaces, log in to computers, to access sensitive data, etc. The rapid evolution and adoption of personal data collection technology requires us to stay on top of what’s new.

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Take diversity and inclusion to the next level in your company culture

CultureIQ

More recently a trip to the doctor’s office made me realize that I am no longer exercising as much as I thought I was, kicking off my serious effort to drop 20 pounds and firm up my core muscles (I’m halfway there, by the way). By Paul M. Mastrangelo.

Is radical transparency right for your business?

Insperity

Radical transparency can be loosely defined as actions and approaches that radically increase the openness of organizational processes and data. Checking into a hotel room is always an exercise in trust. Radical transparency isn’t limited to salaries and employee data or metrics. It’s essential that company leadership verify the validity of any data the company bases its work on. Benchmarking. And benchmarking extends well beyond the health care industry.

AEPi Delivers Impact Through GreeklifeEdu Training

EverFi - HR

Looking back at the stats from EVERFI's data impact report, it's really cool to see the significant increase in knowledge gain across our undergraduates.". Teradata is the world's leading provider of pervasive data intelligence, data and analytics solutions, and hybrid cloud products.

With New Series C Funding, Thrive’s Mission Meets the Moment

Thrive Global

The engagement has been unprecedented , with over 170,000 people participating — more than tripling the company benchmarks. We will use data-driven AI to deliver the right Microstep, the right story and the right role model to our users at the right time.

Absenteeism in the Workplace: A Full Guide

Digital HR Tech

A definition The impact of absenteeism in the workplace Excessive absenteeism: A Benchmark Absenteeism in the workplace: 7 Causes 13 effective absenteeism policies Conclusion Frequently Asked Questions. Absenteeism Benchmark. Latest data. Exercise frequency.

How to fix your candidate experience strategy

Workable

But is it a technically relevant exercise or test? Evaluating data wisely. But how do you analyze data effectively? Amy starts with the importance of benchmarking at every step of the process, from phone screen to on-site interviews. This is why, on Jan.

Seven Reasons Why You Need a Learning Management System

Netchex HR Blog

Collect reporting data automatically. An LMS gives clear and objective data about participation, performance, and comprehension. A Learning Management System (LMS) is more than just a collection of powerpoints or training booklets in three-ring binders.

Healthcare Compliance in 2020 and Beyond

Precheck

With data privacy laws being proposed and enforced worldwide, it’s no surprise that many healthcare organizations are revisiting their internal compliance guidelines. According to SAI Global’s 2019 Healthcare Compliance Benchmark Report , the bulk of a contemporary healthcare compliance officer’s responsibilities — 67.5% — concerns HIPAA privacy and security. A lot of data breaches are accidental,” Aulakh says. Data privacy concerns are an internet-scale problem,” he says.

5 reasons why large-scale generic surveys don’t build effective culture

CultureIQ

Defining a target culture will ensure that any data collected or initiatives launched will be relevant to the outcomes your organization is focused on. Do you simply focus on the areas where the organization had the lowest scores, or was below the benchmark? By Diane Daum.

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The Employee Experience Imperative: Q&A with David Johnson

Ultimate Software

Industry data pegs the cost of replacing store employees at 16% of annual pay, so the company saves $3,000 for every employee it retains. That requires gathering a lot more feedback from employees not only through surveys and discussions but also through structured exercises like employee journey mapping. What tools and methods can HR and business leaders use to establish an employee experience benchmark and continue to improve?

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Three Things to Consider When Moving Brick & Mortar Assessment Centers Online

Pinsight

Prior to COVID-19, data was showing that more and more organizations and consultancies were already moving their brick and mortar assessment centers online. Should you move your existing exercises?

11 HR Analytics Courses Online

Analytics in HR

Courses range from top-level analytics knowledge, to actually doing analytics, basic statistical knowledge, HR data and metrics, and more. Additionally, the course provides an introduction to data management, commonly available data sources within organizations, different statistical techniques to analyze data, and common pitfalls in starting with people analytics. This course aims for the HR professional who wants to get started with data.

Webinar Recap: How to Turn the #CandidateExperience into an #EmployerBranding Strategy

Advos

Low employment and a tight job market has made recruiting a highly competitive exercise in attracting the individuals who will help grow and sustain your business. According to the Talent Board Candidate Experience Awards Benchmark Research, today’s candidates across generations want to understand why employees work where they work and why they stay there. Grossman will share insights from the CandE data on how to turn the candidate experience into an employer branding strategy.

A Full Guide to Job Evaluation for HR

Digital HR Tech

The drawback is that the process will take longer and is a costly exercise. Next, benchmark jobs are identified, data collection is planned, and a communication plan is created. Once this is all done, data on the different roles in the organization is collected.

Key Domiciliary Care Policies For Your Agency: A Guide

uRoster

Governance is a term that is used across all sectors to describe a measure or benchmark that ensures transparency and openness of decision making. Confidentiality, record keeping, and data protection.

Employee Engagement: An Inside Look at the Impact

EngagementMultiplier

As a result of insights derived from the survey data, Capital Asset Management has moved to improve communication, connection, and collaboration for their team, and with results that prove their success. Employee engagement isn’t a one-and-done exercise, Chirine emphasized. “I’m

Hacking the Return to New Normal: Start, Stop & Continue

EngagementMultiplier

Done every quarter or so, this is a remarkably useful and freeing exercise, enabling me to clear away the clutter, identify and prioritize things that really matter, and continue doing what I know is useful and productive. .

7 Survey Lessons For Employee Engagement

Outmatch

You want the ability to benchmark your results with other companies in your industry. View this exercise as a terrific company branding opportunity – and the key to capturing higher levels of participation. If a survey fails, it will not be because of failure to collect the right data; it will be a failure to properly interpret the data. According to Gallup, companies with highly engaged employees have 3.9

5 Essential Workforce Planning Tools for any HR professional

Analytics in HR

These tools are data-driven instruments that help identify the gap between current capabilities of the workforce and its future needs. Based on this data, metrics are calculated and displayed. Systems are extracted, data is transferred and loaded into a data lake or data warehouse. Reporting software uses this data to report on it. If there’s no data warehouse present, data can be extracted from different systems and aggregated manually.

A Handful Of Expert Tips To Sustainably Increase Workplace Productivity

15Five

Instead feeling sure about your schedule can free you up to start your day with a meditation, journaling, or exercise. Identify benchmarks and targets. Learn More… Even though this article stresses the metrics and data side of performance, they clearly include the human factor. Speaking of data, research from Bain & Company found that Apple, Netflix, Google and Dell are 40% more productive than average.