13+ HR Case Studies: Recruiting, Learning, Analytics, and More


As someone who has worked in the HR profession, I know well the full value of stories, examples, and case studies. At the end of the day, practitioners like us wanted to know that we weren’t the only ones facing a problem and that, just maybe, some other organization had already surmounted the issue with some measure of success that we could learn from. The list below offers a wide variety of industries, examples, and flavors for you to learn from.

WOH 82: Hiring for Neurodiversity – A Case Study


We can’t afford as a nation, as a society, to waste talent.” In today’s episode, Ben interviews Brenda Weitzberg about her company, Aspiritech, and how it is able to hire individuals on the autism spectrum for specific tasks that suit the unique strengths of individuals with autism. ” Let’s learn more about how to open up opportunities for those that are neurodiverse. “We are wasting talent.

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How to plan for Coronavirus: A Case Study

Analytics in HR

How can you plan for the Coronavirus affecting your business and its workforce? On the Lufthansa flight to Frankfurt, I was the only passenger in the last 6 rows. How can any business plan? My job is to tell the story of software for workforce planning. I am an “evangelist” and what sort of evangelist does not go to meet people? Well, maybe now is the time to find out. How can it be delivered safely, for the employee and for the client?

Case Study: Strategic Workforce Planning for Rail Infrastructure Managers

Analytics in HR

However, in order to prepare for the future, the currently existing infrastructure needs a 30% increase in capacity. In this case study, strategic workforce planning is applied to solve this national problem, impacting millions of commuters. Curious how? In the coming 10 years, the daily number of trains will need to grow 30% to enable train operators to deliver on the growing demand for Passenger and Cargo traffic.

7 Key Talent and HR Trends: Research, Case Studies, and Insights for the Year Ahead

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

One of the toughest parts of identifying trends is getting caught up in what the "cool" companies are doing. Every firm doesn't have the budget of a Google, Facebook, or Apple, so what are the real trends in talent acquisition? In this webinar we will examine the research that supports key trends in the world of recruiting, from the increased focus on hiring from within and greater exploration of experience design to the expansion of the recruiting technology "stack" beyond the applicant tracking system, and how AI is losing its luster for some employers.

Case Study: Baptist Bible College


In need of more robust HR & payroll technology to handle their complex needs, Baptist Bible college discovered an expert partner in Paycor. “In From proactive compliance alerts and user groups to a dedicated industry contact, Paycor is a partner I trust to helps us eliminate risk."

40+ Free HR Training Sources: Case Studies, Podcasts, and More


Two years ago I wrote an article that has been incredibly popular about how to learn HR for free. I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below: what did I miss? Recently on LinkedIn I saw someone asking how to learn HR. Specifically he was trying to learn compensation when he didn’t have a background/foundation in the topic. HR education isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. How revolutionary would that be?

Effectively Scaling Manager Development: A Case Study


In today’s competitive environment, organizations must rapidly innovate and change to ensure they can keep their position in the marketplace. One of the biggest L&D challenges is delivering high-quality manager development programs that develop and empower managers across an enterprise to do just that. Unum needed a high-impact, scalable program that would lay the foundation for every Unum manager to be able to effectively lead the company forward.

Case Study: Boulder Country Club


The transition to Paycor has been amazing. Prior to Paycor. Boulder Country Club is a private club that serves 850 members across northern Colorado and offers everything from golf and tennis to fitness and swimming. Not only did Paycor’s sales representative make the staff at Boulder Country Club a priority, but Paycor offered a dedicated implementation experience to help ensure a smooth transition. Payroll processing often took 12 hours to complete.

GM Culture Crisis Case Study - A Tragedy and Missed Opportunity

Culture University

The following thorough post is a combination of two prior guest posts to Switch & Shift plus additional updates after Mary Barra's second appearance before a House subcommittee. It’s the leadership of how we behave, of how we demonstrate when we make decisions.”

Game-Changers 911 ™: How to Change the HR Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

In this webinar, we’ll use a sampling of case studies, tools, techniques, and strategic stories to help you identify game-changing opportunities within your company and the world of human resources, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

How to get HR Fact-Based? A Case Study

Analytics in HR

Taking a quick look at LinkedIn is enough to get you settled for a day of reading easily. Most articles are theoretical: they discuss how People Analytics should be done, why you should do it, and what type of analysis you could do for any given subject. How do we involve our HR colleagues who are not in analytics? You need to invest in a fact-based culture. The message is clear: Why is it so important to work fact-based in HR? HR needs to become fact-based.

Build offshore teams with Glints Talenthub: case study [ebook]


Glints Talenthub: end-to-end offshoring solutions. But here at Glints Talenthub, we know it can be a challenge to recruit high quality talent. That’s according to a 2019 Talent in Asia Report. Companies that offshore to Indonesia and Vietnam can save up to 70% in cost. Plus, offshoring helps companies widen their talent pool to Southeast Asia. Related: For Singapore companies: 5 reasons why offshoring to Indonesia is a smart move.

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Case Study: Using Employee Surveys to Improve a Post-Merger Culture

Get Hppy

An international company, the result of a merger between an American and French firm, had used a “rollup” strategy to acquire niche players in the protection equipment space. Also read: Why most cultural integrations in M&A fail and how to avoid it.

Envato Improves Clarity of Expectations And Performance With 15Five


Envato is a family-owned, wholly bootstrapped company supporting a global community of digital creatives, from a digital asset marketplace to a creative subscription service, with 600 employees in offices in Melbourne, Australia; Guadalajara, Mexico; and Los Angeles. Want to download the full Envato Case Study PDF? As Envato has grown and begun to focus more on results and outcomes, they’ve introduced a philosophy of “holistic contribution” for performance management.

Attract, Engage, and Develop Talent using Open Badges: An IBM Case Study

Speaker: David Leaser, Senior Program Executive, Innovation and Growth Initiatives at IBM

HR has an incredible opportunity to use badges to help attract, engage, recognize and develop talent. HR Managers need to be aware of what’s happening and innovators should be taking a leading role.

How Bosch Uses Gamification to Build HR Analytics Skills (Case Study)

Digital HR Tech

At Bosch in North America, we recognize that it’s possible to effectively use analytics in HR practices to support positive business outcomes. While leadership was eager to bring data analytics into the day-to-day work of HR, we knew that simply introducing an IT tool would not be enough to achieve the desired results. To succeed, we needed to change the culture in HR and build the right skillset to better leverage data and impact HR topics in a new way.

Are You Throwing Your Employees Under the Bus? [Case Study] - DecisionWise


A Case Study on Improving The Customer Experience (CX) at the Risk of The Employee Experience (EX). In this case study we examine how the Chicago Transit Authority sought to improve its Customer Experience while failing to focus on its Employee Experience. In 2013, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) spent $454 million to transition its 1.7 Unfortunately, the CTA didn’t talk to its bus drivers before installing the expensive system.

CASE STUDY: When The Private Equity Bears Show Up To Eat Your Company

The HR Capitalist

Anyway, we went to the pitch and it was obvious that the private equity firm was making a lot of changes - many that needed to be made - on the people side. The change to a more performance-based culture was on thanks to the PE firm. The private equity firm had the right idea related to meritocracy and many other people ideas. Oh yeah - on the ride down the elevator, the doors closed to show the values on display again - this time on the inside of the elevator.

HR Analytics Case Study: Why Expats Quit – and how to Retain them

Analytics in HR

Where traditional assignments used to be planned for the long-term – including elaborate organizational support for the expatriating employee and his/her family – these days, expatriates more often commute frequently between countries or locations, or only stay abroad for short periods of times.

Make Your Onboarding Inclusive & Engaging

Speaker: Daria Friedman, Principal Analyst, Talent Acquisition and Engagement practices at Brandon Hall Group

Assimilating new hires into your culture is straightforward when the employees work in a central location. However, what happens when the new hires work remotely, either at a global location or home office, or the employee works on a different schedule? Can an organization engage and train new hires during onboarding, regardless of location and circumstance?

How to Get More Customer Testimonials and Case Studies Using NPS Surveys?


Most of the things that we consume are based on what others suggest to us. That’s exactly why recommendations, reviews, and customer testimonials are important if you are looking to gain the trust of your potential customers. With the help of Net Promoter Score , you can easily find out who are the ones who will be willing to speak a few good words about you, and that is gold. It was invented in 2003 by Fred Reichheld to demonstrate how companies fare.

Case Studies: How Companies Use People Analytics to Achieve Results

Visier - Talent Acquisition

While there is countless evidence from research that people analytics and workforce planning deliver value to organizations , there is still the question of “how” exactly this value is achieved. How analytics leads to positive outcomes. This speaks to the so what.

NSF International – An Employee Recognition Case Study


Business experts agree that an organization can have a great product, a bullet-proof business plan, and top-notch marketing, yet all of these components are not enough to ensure success. Without engaged employees, organizations will struggle to prosper. As a result, CEOs are on the hunt for the silver bullet to help them gain the edge when it comes to engaging their people with the mission, vision and values of the business.

Case Study: How Tolunay-Wong Engineering Self-Funded Benefits


When faced with high healthcare prices, some companies delegate a part of that cost to their employees. Geotechnical engineering group Tolunay-Wong Engineers (TWE) was not going to raise costs for their employees again, given they experienced a 40% increase in the benefits plan costs in 2014. Instead, TWE chose self-funding, and it took a partnership with Namely for the company to really find its self-funding rhythm.

Case Study: mysimpleshow Collaborates with FIU and Miami Ad School


From August to December 2017, our Miami-based Content Marketing Manager Emily Cleary conducted a mysimpleshow marketing research study in collaboration with Florida International University (FIU) and Miami Ad School. Under the direction of experienced Professor Grizelle De Los Reyes, a group of 36 students from both schools worked together to provide us with an integrated marketing strategy and media plan for mysimpleshow.

ProQuest Case Study: Using the Oscillation Principle for Software Development

Conversation Matters

ProQuest is an information company that connects people with vetted, reliable information, from dissertations to governmental and cultural archives to news. The company began in Michigan with the invention of microfilm in the 1930s and over time its role has become essential to libraries, universities, research centers and other organizations whose mission depends on the delivery of complete, trustworthy information. They call the face-to-face meetings, “Summits.”

How to avoid communication breakdowns with Dr. Leeno Karumanchery


MESH/Diversity software measures inclusion, providing tools and resources for effective D&I strategies leading to better culture. Their approach empowers organizations with the roadmap and tools to bring D&I into their business DNA. “If Don’t miss an episode of Culture, Comms, & Cocktails , brought to you by SocialChorus. Subscribe now wherever you listen to podcasts ( Apple , Google Play , Stitcher , etc.). Happy to be here.

How to Build a Culture of Transparency With Delphi Technologies


Today, we’re proud to have guest, Charlotte Riss, global internal communications manager at Delphi Technologies. We’ll discuss how Delphi’s D-Line (their SocialChorus powered workforce communications platform ) reaches and engages employees with tailored content, improved and promoted culture and values, helped their CEO communicate authentically and easily with workers, and what they’re looking forward to in 2020. “I Chuck Gose: What has this meant to the company?

Employer Branding and EVP: 3 Ways Sky Does it Right (case study)

Digital HR Tech

And so I’ve been listening to some of the HR podcasts we recently wrote about. The very first episode I listened to was filled with plenty of useful information and insights. And while it’s called ‘How to Attract Top Talent by Creating Excellent Candidate Experiences’ I like to think of it as a mini-guide on ‘How to Get Started with Employer Branding and make an Employee Value Proposition (EVP).’ How to get started? (3

Atriums Health?s Key Learnings During COVID-19


Atrium Health works to enhance the overall health and well-being of its communities through high-quality patient care, education and research programs, and numerous collaborative partnerships and initiatives. “I Welcome to Culture, Comms & Cocktails. How’s your family doing?

Five steps leaders can take to think about performance differently during a pandemic


The Enterprise Social Engineer is a consultancy focused on corporate communications, change and supporting organizations to be the most collaborative they can be. The pandemic may come and go, and it’s got a long time to play out here. They’re going to remember how you treated them. Don’t miss an episode of Culture, Comms, & Cocktails , brought to you by SocialChorus. Rita, welcome to Culture, Comms & Cocktails.

How Trane Technologies Gets Employees the Resources They Need During A Crisis


In addition, they provide climate-controlled solutions to move refrigerated food, medicines and other perishables around the world. Before our platform ClimateZone, I would have had to do a fairly Herculean effort to build a manual tracking mechanism [to share data].

How Herman Miller Connected Their Global Workforce


Headquartered in West Michigan, they have relied on innovative design for over 100 years to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal. With Tom, we’ll chat about how Herman Miller was able to break down communication walls and barriers across their global workforce.

How to set up your Performance Reviews in 2019: Example questions, case studies and more


New year's resolutions aren't limited to your personal life, we start each year off with new professional goals as well. Whether it’s to not always have 1000 unread emails or to get better at delivering to promised deadlines, we often forget to track progress along the way. Dreaded isn’t a term we use lightly, in fact according to Deloitte 92% of companies believe their performance management process is not highly effective in driving business value.

How to Achieve Business Growth by Improving Compliance & Time Management: The Canada Restoration Services Case Study


When it comes to home and office restoration the tools of the trade are well established; or at least they were. Until recently, to be considered a professional, and run a successful business, you simply needed to be good at using them. However, even though technology is all around us and a part of our everyday lives, many local businesses are still fearful when it comes to introducing new technologies. Yet, most construction software is expensive and hard to use.

Building a Business Case for IC Investment with Rachel Miller


Culture, Comms & Cocktails · Episode #35 - Building a business case for IC investment. All Things IC was created by Rachel Miller in 2013 to help companies communicate internally through personalized consultancy and training. If I think about how to get investment for internal comms, for me it’s all around business problems. So what are the business problems that we are trying to solve as internal communicators? How are you, Rachel?