INTERVIEW: Dr. Jac Fitz-enz on Human Capital Metrics

HR Bartender

I learned how to turn stories into numbers by reading a book – “ How to Measure Human Resource Management ” by Dr. Jac Fitz-enz. In addition, two of his books, “Human Value Management” and “ The ROI of Human Capital ” won the Book of the Year Award by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). In 1977, you founded the Saratoga Institute (SI), which is well-known for its work in human capital metrics. Is there a place in HR for both metrics and analytics?

The 3 Key Metrics in HR Predictive Analytics

HR Bartender

I like to think of it this way: HR metrics tell you what happened in the past. Both of these metrics are valuable, but it’s not all the information we might need to make business decisions. I decided that I wanted to learn more about predictive analytics so I picked up a copy of the book “ Predictive Analytics for Human Resources ” by Jac Fitz-enz and John Mattox. Fitz-enz’s book “ How to Measure Human Resource Management ” is my go-to book for HR metrics.).

Impress Your CEO With These Strategic Business Impact Recruiting Metrics

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It’s also important to understand that you can’t impress a CEO with a large volume of tactical recruiting metrics. Instead, you must focus on metrics that demonstrate a direct impact on what CEO’s really care about, the firm’s strategic goals. When you shift to this “WOW the CEO” metric model, you need to begin using business impacts as the key selection criteria for determining which metrics to report to senior executives.

How to Give Your Resume a Boost with Metrics?

Career Metis

The easiest and most effective strategy for highlighting the achievements in a resume: with metrics! There are several reasons for quantifying your accomplishments on your resume with metrics. Then include metrics on your resume that seem to align well with these KPIs. The types of metrics that are relevant for your resume will depend on the company and job you are seeking. But here are 5 metrics that recruiters love to see: Growth. Using Multiple Metrics.

6 Brilliant Books I Read in 2019 on Personal Growth, Empathy, and Living a Happier Life

Thrive Global

People who follow me on Instagram know that I’ve made it a point to read at least one book a month in 2019. These books were inspiring , thought-provoking, and game-changing. If you were curious about the full list of books I read in 2019, you can read all about them in this post.

5 Key Metrics to Measure Workplace Engagement

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Without some method of employee engagement measurement, it’s easy to assume the best while discontent and disengagement eat away at your talent, your productivity, and your bottom line. DOWNLOAD THE E-BOOK: The Ultimate Guide to Employee Engagement Surveys. Nevertheless, there are five key metrics to help you measure employee engagement. One challenge this metric presents is understanding what level of turnover is natural for your company.

A Handful Of Expert Tips To Sustainably Increase Workplace Productivity

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Over the last few years, employee productivity has become one of those ubiquitous business buzzwords like company culture and employee engagement. I can tell you that when we share posts on social media, the ones dealing with productivity outperform the others by a wide margin. Let’s start by defi ning productivity as performance of stated goals and objectives within a specified time frame. Here too, leadership must set the example of sustainable productivity.

Impress Your CEO With These Strategic Business Impact Recruiting Metrics

Visier

It’s also important to understand that you can’t impress a CEO with a large volume of tactical recruiting metrics. Instead, you must focus on metrics that demonstrate a direct impact on what CEO’s really care about, the firm’s strategic goals. When you shift to this “WOW the CEO” metric model, you need to begin using business impacts as the key selection criteria for determining which metrics to report to senior executives.

9 Productivity Hacks for Software Developers

Career Metis

Did you know that on average, a developer gets to have only two hours of completely productive sessions in a day? This is the reason why developer productivity matters today more than coding skills. So, how do you improve the productivity of your developers? If you’re a project manager, a team lead, or a fellow coder, you might want to improve the productivity of you or your team. What Is Productivity?

10 Enlightening HR Books That Will Benefit Your Career

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I have this theory about quotes about books. People love quotes about books because they make them look intellectual without the work of actually reading. That said, I have two quotes about books and reading that I really do like, and now that I’ve given you my disclaimer, I’d like to share them with you. The first: “The book you don’t read won’t help.” – Jim Rohn. It’s in this spirit that I give you this list of the ten books every HR professional must read.

How Business Automation Could Make Your Team More Productive

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If you find this sweet spot, everyone in your team will be happy, productive, and efficient. Making your teams more productive. Leading employees and making them more productive is an art. Below are some software solutions you can use to improve your team’s productivity. Team communication is key to staying productive. Our customer service and engagement products are powerful and flexible, and scale to meet the needs of any business.

Tracking employee health metrics: Great idea or big mistake?

Insperity

Some theorize that tracking health metrics can improve a company’s bottom line and consequently maximize stock performance. However, several studies have shown that a culture of wellness leads to employee engagement and productivity. Here are some constructive ways to create a healthier environment without tracking health metrics. Download our free e-book, HR Outsourcing: A Step-by-Step Guide to Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs).

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list

Littal Shemer

These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list. There are too many professional books one can read in a lifespan. This list of People Analytics books is not exceptional. I won’t be able to complete reading all of it, though I do have these books on my Kindle, ready for browsing. Total kindle books mentioned: 24). This book teaches you R (open-source programming language), People Analytics, Text Mining and Sentiment Analysis.

Remote Workforce NPS: The Most Important Metric You’re Missing

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There are so many different metrics and acronyms, you’re forgiven if you don’t recognize this one. NPS may be the one metric you’ve never heard of that meets the speed and flexibility of the modern workforce. By the time Reichheld’s book published in 2011 , Apple and JetBlue, innovators that they are, were already using employee Net Promoter Score (eNPS). The post Remote Workforce NPS: The Most Important Metric You’re Missing appeared first on Connecteam.

How To Create Product Test Drives That Will Wow Your Customers

Dr. Nadine

Why isn’t the same true of other products? Wouldn’t it be nice if your customers could test out your products before committing to purchasing them? Here’s how you can take advantage of product test drives. We are able to see and try products in action.

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics reading list

Littal Shemer

These books can change your career: People Analytics reading list. There are too many professional books one can read in a life span. This list of People Analytics books is not exceptional. Data-Driven HR: How to Use Analytics and Metrics to Drive Performance. Be careful!

26 Tips to be at your Productive Best – A to Z of Time Management

Thrive Global

There are so many time management books and with the advent of technology we thought we will get more control which may not be the case. We have books we want to read, articles we want to write and multiple hobbies that we want to pursue. Hours – Some people advise that most productive people look into 24 hours in terms of minutes and plan accordingly. Stillness is the key by Ryan Holiday is a good book on this subject. Metrics are the key to successful analysis.

The journey to product-market fit using Customer Experience data

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The product-market fit (PMF) is one of the most important stages of a product’s lifecycle. This is without a doubt the reason why most businesses fail to find a product-market fit. How can you use customer experience data on your journey to product-market fit? The Importance of Customer Experience Data in Each of The 4 Stages to Product-Market Fi. The journey to product-market fit is not easy. Product-market fit. Stage 4: Product-Market Fit.

[E-BOOK]: The State of Internal Mobility for 2020

Paddle HR

The following text is an excerpt from our latest e-book on our industry, “The State of Internal Mobility for 2020”. Download The Free E-Book. This means improving the following metrics: Employee retention rates The number of internal applicants for new roles More positive responses in career satisfaction surveys. In this e-book, we’ll share the industry’s best-kept secrets on internal mobility…. Access My E-Book

Focus on productivity, not wellbeing (really!)

Human Workplaces

Focus on productivity, not wellbeing.” Barnes says there are a few simple steps to follow to achieve a successful transition, and the cardinal rule is this: Focus on productivity, not wellbeing, when explaining the policy. Barnes says he didn’t try to tell his teams how to work more productively in a contracted week: He asked them to tell him how they’d do it.

Company Culture is Linked to Employee Productivity

Zenefits

Perhaps unsurprisingly, research shows that company culture is linked to employee productivity. In that particular survey of business owners, carried out by The Alternative Board (TAB), 86% of respondents say they believe company culture directly impacts productivity. However, acknowledging that company culture and productivity are linked isn’t enough to improve either one. Culture Impacts Engagement, Which Drives Productivity.

How HR Metrics Help You Make Smarter Decisions

SAP Innovation

The future of HR metrics is predictive, but that’s not fully ready yet. Predictive HR metrics. Using a product called Evolv, they collected large amounts of data from their front-line employees on their characteristics and their job performance. HR metrics in recruiting. More productive employees. Using the Theatro Wearable Computer , retail stores can see deep analytics about the performance and productivity of their employees. HR data books.

How HR Metrics Help You Make Smarter Decisions

SAP Innovation

The future of HR metrics is predictive, but that’s not fully ready yet. Predictive HR metrics. Using a product called Evolv, they collected large amounts of data from their front-line employees on their characteristics and their job performance. HR metrics in recruiting. More productive employees. Using the Theatro Wearable Computer , retail stores can see deep analytics about the performance and productivity of their employees. HR data books.

Enter Our HR Works Podcast Contest for ‘HR Department of One’ Book

HR Daily Advisor

So, to celebrate our first year, we would like to give a lucky listener a free download to one of our most popular products— Managing an HR Department of One —a 286 page practical HR management handbook that gives you the guidance and tools to run your HR department effectively and efficiently. The post Enter Our HR Works Podcast Contest for ‘HR Department of One’ Book appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.

Secret Productivity Killer: Too Many Rules in the Workplace

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Reduced morale and motivation that, over time, can kill productivity across the organization—the exact opposite effect management hopes to achieve. In a recent Ted Talk, Yves Morieux, director of The Boston Consulting Group’s Institute for Organization, warned against an overabundance of rules , processes, and metrics that keep organizations from getting things done. “If This is what is killing productivity—what makes people suffer at work,” observed Morieux.

How Company Culture is Directly Linked to Employee Productivity

Zenefits

Productivity and company culture are hot topics in today’s business world, and for good reason – they both impact the bottom line. In a recent survey of business owners carried out by The Alternative Board (TAB), 86% of respondents say they believe company culture directly impacts productivity. Knowing that company culture and productivity are linked isn’t enough. This will help you quickly identify company culture and productivity issues within your own organization.

7 Metrics That the Most Data-Savvy Recruiting Teams Are Tracking

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This powerful data-driven recruiting approach requires you to shift from the traditional intuitive and past practice-based approach and start tracking metrics beyond the popular quality of hire and time to fill. And data reveals that one of the frequent causes of new hire turnover is their frustration because they have failed to quickly reach their expected level of productivity. And in the book, he clearly outlines Google’s data-driven practices in detail.

What Are Human Metrics? Why Are They Important?

SAP Innovation

Human metrics are the ways we measure and categorize different human traits. There are other human metrics to take into account, from body-type classification (the somatotypes) to how people convey different information (accents or dialects and what that means), and many more. Human metrics are the study of various human “types” and their classification into quantifiable traits. Human metrics are important when designing anything that humans interact with.

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #327: Jack Berkowitz, SVP Product Development for DataCloud, ADP

HR Examiner

Guest: Jack Berkowitz, SVP Product Development for DataCloud, ADP. Jack Berkowitz , SVP Product Development for DataCloud, at ADP. Jack joined ADP in August 2018 as the Senior Vice President of Product Development for DataCloud. Jack came to ADP from Oracle, where he was Vice President, Products and Data Science for Oracle’s Adaptive Intelligence program. So you’re the senior vice president of product development for the Datacloud.

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What Are Human Metrics? Why Are They Important?

SAP Innovation

Human metrics are the ways we measure and categorize different human traits. There are other human metrics to take into account, from body-type classification (the somatotypes) to how people convey different information (accents or dialects and what that means), and many more. Human metrics are the study of various human “types” and their classification into quantifiable traits. Human metrics are important when designing anything that humans interact with.

Continuous assessment: 4 Ways managers can support employee development

AssessTEAM Performance Management

Measuring the performance metric is a great starting point because it helps to inform the managers how well an employee is performing on their job. In addition to revealing the truth about performance, metrics also uncover any issues that could otherwise go unnoticed.

The One Metric You Should Obsess Over As A Manager [VIDEO]

SAP Innovation

Managers have started to pay more attention to metrics, which is a great thing. But more often than not, they measure vanity metrics. Vanity metrics are metrics that are easily manipulated and don’t necessarily measure anything that matters. The problem with these metrics is that they don’t mean much. In the HR world, an example of a vanity metric would be number of employees hired in a given year. But which metric is the best metric of them all?

3 Pillars of the Most Successful Tech Products

Thrive Global

Some external triggers, like one satisfied customer telling another about your product, cost you nothing. The growth question to answer is: “Are we getting better at drawing the attention of people who need our product?” Growth question: “Are we getting better at drawing the attention of people who need our product?” Growth metric: Number of new users or customers, and the cost of finding them. think of the way people buy real estate or book vacation travel.

Virtual Meetings Don’t Have to Be a Pain Point. Here’s How to Make the Most of Them

Business2Community Leadership

But the good news is that you have the power to reclaim meetings and make them the most productive part of your employees’ week; it just takes learning a few new skills and strategies. By having fewer yet more productive meetings — rather than frequent unfocused and unorganized ones — you can keep employees engaged and use their time as efficiently as possible. And having a notetaker record details and to-dos helps make sure the meeting leads to productive next steps.

The Jack Dorsey Productivity Secret That Enables Him to Run Two Companies At Once

Vibe HCM

I recently interviewed over 200 billionaires, millionaires and successful entrepreneurs for my new book, 15 Secrets Highly Successful People Know About Time Management , and one of the unique habits of many I interviewed was creating themes for different days of the week. In fact, this was so prevalent I listed it as Secret #12 in the book. On Monday, at both companies, I focus on management and running the company…Tuesday is focused on product.

Driving Employee Engagement Through Effective Performance Management

15Five

So what drives engagement and what strategies can leaders use to create an environment where both engagement and productivity thrive? Companies with highly engaged employees outperform companies with disengaged employees on all accounts, including higher profitability, productivity, customer metrics and decreased turnover. Engagement employe productivity employee engagement employee feedback HR managers objective and key results one on one meeting performance management

OMG! You Were Right All Along!

Compensation Cafe

They point all of the reasons your “small steps” are distractions, too expensive, slow down production or cannot be fully communicated and supported before the (often arbitrary) defined rollout date. He has co-authored ” Everything You Do In Compensation is Communication ”, “The Decision Makers Guide to Equity Compensation” , “Equity Alternatives ” and a few other books. Remember that time you spent weeks modeling a new incentive plan only to have it shot down?

Introducing Kazoo’s Employee Experience Impact ROI Calculator

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But leaders who focus their attention solely on traditional metrics leave a lot on the table by not embracing the employee experience and all that comes with it. . Then head over to our Employee Experience Impact Calculator to enter 4 key metrics: Total number of employees. Then, you’ll receive a custom PDF report outlining the economic impact of your employee experience on: Productivity. Customer metrics. Then visit our product overview!

Building a Business Culture That Works for Everyone: An Interview with Diane K. Adams

QAspire

Diane recently published her new book “ It Takes More Than Casual Fridays and Free Coffee – Building a Business Culture That Works for Everyone” which I read recently. Here is what she shared: [Tanmay Vora] Hi Diane, Congratulations for the new book. My personal approach to deliberately creating a successful culture adheres to the 7 Points to Culture Success outlined in my book. Tanmay Vora] The book has a chapter on building culture of innovation. Diane K.

How To Grow Your Team & Company Without Losing Them: An Interview With Rand Fishkin

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He co-authored The Art of SEO book for O’Reilly Publishing. It might seem counterintuitive to investors to say, “we need to stop growing and figure out our product-market fit, and then nail churn and retention before we start accelerating”. My suspicion is that they don’t need to acquire as many customers because their churn and retention metrics are better. With SaaS, the wrong hire can make an entire team dramatically less productive.