Eight Concerns With Employee Engagement Benchmarks - 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. How old is the data?

Why Being Data-Driven Isn’t Enough


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.

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5 Ways To Benchmark Your Digital Learning Strategy


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.

The Compensation Odyssey: It’s not a destination

Compensation Today

Traversing your way through the trials and tribulations of benchmarking jobs, analyzing market data, and building then communicating a compensation structure can feel like quite the expedition. Benchmarking Bypass. Compensation planning and administration can be an odyssey.

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.”

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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. The Three Vital Metrics for Every Employment Role.

8 Reasons Why Your Employee Engagement Survey Scores Are Stagnant - 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. Benchmarks are based on averages.

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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.

Ten orthodoxies that distract us from real leadership development

Bersin with Deloitte

Also, the promise of isolating factors that are predictive of “successful” leadership is an exercise that is generally not worth the effort—namely because it’s nearly impossible to quantify the real impact a leader has on culture, financials, society, process, and people.

Healthcare Compliance in 2020 and Beyond


With data privacy laws being proposed and enforced worldwide, it’s no surprise that many healthcare organizations are revisiting their internal compliance guidelines. A lot of data breaches are accidental,” Aulakh says. Data privacy concerns are an internet-scale problem,” he says.

More than Sticks and Boxes: The Future of the HIHR Operating Model

Bersin with Deloitte

After almost a year of benchmarking, Deloitte worked with Day to design and execute an impactful operating model—starting with the critical work activity assessment. The exhaustive exercise provided a detailed data set, which was critical to all stages of the model development and deployment.

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.

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. What tools and methods can HR and business leaders use to establish an employee experience benchmark and continue to improve?

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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. This course aims for the HR professional who wants to get started with data. Connect different data sets. Clean and structure data.

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


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. Grossman will share insights from the CandE data on how to turn the candidate experience into an employer branding strategy.

Is radical transparency right for your business?


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.

3 Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles of October 2018

Digital HR Tech

Another option is to schedule data connectivity: carry the phone, but allow yourself just a few hours a day of being connected. The best kind of dashboard doesn’t put the data first, it concentrates on asking the right questions instead.

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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.

A Handful Of Expert Tips To Sustainably Increase Workplace Productivity


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.

7 Survey Lessons For Employee Engagement


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. According to Gallup, companies with highly engaged employees have 3.9

How to Manage Healthcare Initiative Overload


New initiatives are a powerful driving force in healthcare, helping organizations reach efficiency benchmarks and harness new technologies to better serve patients. Digitize all patient and employee data. How to Manage Healthcare Initiative Overload Jun. 18, 2019.

How to Measure the ROI from Your HR Software


An up to date benchmark on the efficiency of your HR processes. Whether those benefits were in terms of cost, efficiency or resources, the business case points you towards the data you need to gather and analyze as part of your ROI exercise. This is a guest post by Dave Foxall.

How You Can Take Your Volunteer Program To The Next Level


The complexity of this type of data management means that when it comes time to analyze the data and compile a report, it becomes a cramming exercise that results in inaccurate data. The more you invest in the quality of your program, the higher the quality of your data.

Employee monitoring: to track or not to track?


Old-fashioned watches are being displaced by ‘quantified self’ trackers that decode our days into data points. Here’s an example of one user’s month of time tracking data. After a couple of months, Exist can identify correlations in users’ data and reveal what matters to them.

Creating a successful wellness program: Here’s what sets the best ones apart

HR Morning

Because if we can get our employees to think a little bit differently about the way they eat, exercise and, in general, manage their daily lives from a health perspective, there’s enormous potential for cost savings.

15 HR Analytics Case Studies with Business Impact

Analytics in HR

Using IBM’s Watson machine learning capabilities, the workforce analytics team build an algorithm that included sources like recruitment data, tenure, promotion history, performance, role, salary, location, job role, and more.

For a 10 Percent Raise.

Compensation Cafe

Maybe the problem is inflation (although data shows purchasing power over the years has remained flat.) Of course, this survey was just a thought exercise, and it is too soon to panic. Some of us have heard the marketing jingle, “What would you do for a Klondike Bar.”

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


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). {first 10-digit prime found in consecutive digits e}.com.

The problem with employee wellness programs


The very idea of requiring employees to meet health benchmarks is a bit sick, and seems gimmicky at companies that need to address toxic workplace culture. Standing desks and exercise balls. Employee wellness programs are morally questionable and misguided.

How to Embrace Digital Learning Journeys for Leadership Development

Business2Community Leadership

New digital tools also collect rich data that can be used to assess learning impact and diagnose capability gaps. In addition to the social support, digital tools also provide reminders and individual reinforcement exercises such as quizzes, go-dos, and bite-sized learning exercises that ensure that knowledge sticks and that track progress and results. Smart business leaders know that learning is critical for long-term success.

Hiring process FAQ: A guide to structured recruitment


What is a good benchmark for application process length? What is a good benchmark for average interview process length? Workable’s Benchmark tool , which gathers data from thousands of customers, presents time to fill information categorized by industry and location.

Your Guide to AI Talent Acquisition


AI talent acquisition harnesses the ability of artificial intelligence to derive insights from large amounts of data and automate much of the labor-intensive, repetitive work that goes into hiring talent. Data collection and analysis once required cumbersome data entry and manual spreadsheets.

Why HR Needs to Make ’Experience’ a Priority


So, the engagement industry, which used to encompass a small number of companies that did annual surveys with benchmarks maybe five or six years ago, has now turned into a massive industry of survey tools and pulse surveys.”.


Why is everyone talking about closed loop feedback system? Why you should too!


Getting feedback from customers is usually about collecting a bunch of data, usually just for market research and not always do you find companies making changes based on the feedback that is received, which makes it an open loop system.

Why Agency Holding Companies Need to Standardize Their Software


It’s not enough to be good at creative or data; you have to have both tempered with a good deal of operational excellence. Data doesn’t remain funneled away in silos; it can be used by everyone, everywhere. Share data and best practices.

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


Turnover is an important piece of data for companies to pay attention to: according to a massive study on evidence-based practices in retention and turnover , reducing turnover rates is linked to sales growth and improved employee morale. The holidays are approaching rapidly.

The problem with employee wellness programs


The very idea of requiring employees to meet health benchmarks is a bit sick, and seems gimmicky at companies that need to address toxic workplace culture. Standing desks and exercise balls. Employee wellness programs are morally questionable and misguided.