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Without Retention, Diversity Efforts Fall Short

Reflektive

Building diversity in the workplace is an initiative HR leaders cannot afford to miss. Companies with diverse workforces are proven to deliver higher performance and greater innovation. Therefore, many technology companies are directing large sums of money to increase internal diversity metrics and cultivate a broader pipeline of minority candidates. Despite investment in equal-opportunity hiring practices, diversity numbers are unimpressive Click To Tweet.

The Psychology Behind Employee Retention

Kazoo

Ever since the Hawthorne Studies in the late 1920’s we’ve known employees are not motivated by money alone. The long work of human resources is to keep employees happy, so what’s the psychology behind employee retention? Here’s the deal: talent today is mobile.

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15 Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

SocialChorus

Mention diversity in the workplace and you’ll generally get a positive response from executives. That’s because most of them understand the many benefits of a diverse workforce. Diversity in the workplace benefits. Therefore many execs have no problem embracing policies, initiatives, and tools designed to increase levels of diversity among employees. A diverse workforce, however, is just the first step. The Inclusive Workplace Model.

Employee Referrals: A Players, Diversity Hiring, and Key Benefits

UpstartHR

Employee referrals are not a new topic in the HR and recruiting space. But the truth is that many companies phone it in when it comes to referrals, often leaving them with lackluster results. It takes a little time, effort, and intention to get a referral program into good shape, and the benefits are far-reaching. Hiring A Players with Referrals Data from one study shows that referrals are the best source for finding quality hires.

Innovative HR and Why Technology Innovators Can’t Survive Without It

Visier

Editor’s note: This popular post has been updated with new data and information to ensure you’re ready for the talent demands of today and the future. The good news? A data-driven approach can provide the actionable insights HR needs to get the upper-hand and succeed.

Employee Turnover: A Major Challenge in Today’s Workforce

HRsoft

Workforce challenges vary by industry, location, and other differentiating factors, but rising employee turnover rates affect virtually all employers. Here, we’ll take a look at why turnover is such a significant issue in today’s workforce.

Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind?

BirdDogHR

Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind? A recent Washington Post article revealed the dire straits of the construction industry: Baby Boomers are retiring in droves, widening what is an already huge skills gap in a competitive industry. Diversity. (5).

8 Things You Need to Fix to Increase Employee Retention

Linkedin Talent Blog

Recently, the Department of Labor reported that turnover is now at its highest level since 2008. Because a lot of executives don’t realize the tremendous cost of turnover: (e.g. And, the cost of each employee who walks out the door is $100,000 worth of product.

When Hiring for Culture Fit, Make Sure You Aren’t Sacrificing Diversity

HR Daily Advisor

If you work in human resources, you’ve no doubt heard the term “culture fit” many times. It’s the HR buzzword for employees whose personal values, attitudes, and ethics are aligned with those of your company and its team members. Diversity also impacts a company’s bottom line.

Innovative HR and Why Technology Innovators Can’t Survive Without It

Visier

As a tech company, we experience first hand the challenges faced by HR and business leaders in the hyper-competitive tech talent market. Innovation and ideas come from people, and being able to attract, retain, and develop the best people creates the real competitive advantage.

5 Biggest Challenges for HR Leadership Teams

Achievers

and the challenges you face come from many directions. As a seasoned HR professional and the Chief People and Culture Officer at Achievers, I understand the challenges that come with being an HR leader. Below, I share five of the biggest challenges for HR leadership teams.

7 Reasons Your Employee Retention Efforts Are Failing, and What You Can Do About It

Linkedin Talent Blog

The Department of Labor reports that employee turnover is now at its highest level since 2008. However, it’s a fact that most corporations spend more time on product inventory turnover than they do on employee turnover, even though employee turnover often has a much higher impact.

Announcing the Employee Experience Index: Why Moving Beyond Engagement is Essential

BetterUp

Employee engagement has often been viewed as the proxy for employee well-being. The line of thinking is that if engagement is good, that means employees are good, resulting in better business outcomes for employers.

Women, The Workplace, and Capacity

Women of HR

I’ve spoken a lot about this on my blog, and there are a few allusions to doing the right thing from an HR perspective in my forthcoming book, Unleashing Capacity: The Hidden Human Resources (Charles Pinot, 2015.) But things that must be said bear repeating, and it’s time for me to repeat myself: women and their equal pay and progression in the workplace is a serious problem for capacity. Think about your turnover rate. Could it sink the business?

13 HR Stats That Will Make You Lose Sleep This Halloween

Achievers

People are the engine that drives your company’s profits, and if you’re not recognizing employees effectively , the financial fallout can be a real-life nightmare. To retain your most talented workers, the stats say you have to do more than just be considerate and reasonable.

HR TechStack – Learning Management System

WhoKnows

Learning Management System (LMS) Software Definition. Learning management systems (LMSs) are software platforms for instructors to manage and organize educational courses online and provide students a single location for all course material. Tagged learning objectives.

Three Tips To Help Managers Understand Their Employees

SuccessFactors

Based on the statistics about employees quitting managers , the answer for many people to this question is likely to be a resounding “yes.” To be fully effective, managers must customize their management style to fit the preferences, likes, and dislikes of their team members.

13 HR Stats That Will Make You Lose Sleep This Halloween

Achievers

People are the engine that drives your company’s profits, and if you’re not recognizing employees effectively , the financial fallout can be a real-life nightmare. To retain your most talented workers, the stats say you have to do more than just be considerate and reasonable.

Thirst for Knowledge

HRO Today

Employees are demanding more immersive and frequent training, forcing organizations to transform their L&D programs. Data shows that the solution is to ensure learning and development (L&D) plays a much more central role in the employee journey.

The Top 10 Strategic HR and TA Metrics That CEOs Want to See

Visier

Unfortunately, most of those who create metrics in HR and recruiting don’t really understand the strategic mindset of CEOs. And, as a result, the metrics that are reported to CEOs and the executive committee result in no positive action being taken. The formula is simple.

Top Workforce Challenges and Trends Impacting the Healthcare Industry in 2020

Achievers

It’s no secret that the healthcare industry faces some unique challenges when it comes to workforce management. The mere nature of the job creates high-stress positions that can lead to early burnout. The reality is that burnout doesn’t only affect those displaying signs.

Overcoming the Manager Divide: How HR can Accelerate the Path to Gender Pay Equity

Visier

Over the past few months, I had the privilege of taking part in a ground-breaking research project. It leveraged the Visier Insights database — a workforce database unmatched in the world in its breadth and depth, which allowed us to examine gender equity like never before.

Becoming Simply Irresistible: Positive work environment

Bersin with Deloitte

Crafting the employee experience: An ongoing series. In this article (the third of five, you can read the first two here ), we’ll discuss the issue of a positive work environment. Access the app. The first element of a positive work environment is flexibility.

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.

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Making Data-driven Decisions with HR Reporting - Sapling Blog

Sapling

Diversity and inclusion. Training and development. Employee retention. reporting can help People Ops professionals prioritize which areas need the most attention, and track the progress made on each. These insights can help you improve employee retention.

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

Digital HR Tech

The top articles of September feature a business case for onboarding automation, an article on the pipeline opportunity for diversity in tech, a piece on the importance of hiring for soft skills, and a video with our experts explaining what excites them about Organizational Network Analysis (ONA).

Becoming Simply Irresistible: Positive work environment

HR Times

Crafting the employee experience: An ongoing series. In this article (the third of five, you can read the first two here ), we’ll discuss the issue of a positive work environment. Access the app. The first element of a positive work environment is flexibility.

Using Employee Feedback Data to Train the Next Generation of Management

Kazoo

In the wake of today’s talent challenges, having an engaged employee base is critical to success in any industry. As Baby Boomers retire, the need to shape younger workers to fill available management roles grows stronger.

Using Employee Feedback Data to Train the Next Generation of Management

Kazoo

In the wake of today’s talent challenges, having an engaged employee base is critical to success in any industry. As Baby Boomers retire, the need to shape younger workers to fill available management roles grows stronger.

Your Cheat Sheet: How To Attract and Retain Top Talent

Best Money Moves

The first step is simple: provide your employees with the tools they need to be smarter about how they handle their personal finances. If you’re seriously looking to attract cream-of-the-crop talent, you also need to offer transformational HR technology.

Influence Your CEO With WOW And OW! Talent Data

Visier

Everyone in HR should be aware that among the global business concerns of CEO’s, Human Capital is literally the top issue. And, unfortunately, Human Capital has been their #1 concern for four years in a row (Source: The Conference Board). Innovation… plus productivity.

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Prove the ROI of Your Organization’s Learning Program

Everwise

With the ever-increasing pace of work, taking a step back to focus on employee development can feel challenging. As a result, employees often lack the opportunity or tools to grow within their companies. They also see higher customer ratings and profitability, as well as lower turnover.

Paternity Leave: Does Your Company Offer It?

HR Daily Advisor

After all, the two go hand in hand. It can even be argued that it is a matter of equality—all parents should be able to have the option to take time off after the birth or adoption of a new family member. FMLA benefits business productivity

Why Uber, Google, and Other Companies Failed to Address Workplace Harassment

Rallyware for Human Resources

Even though we see the rise of the #MeToo movement and can witness the way recent harassment issues are shaping the global conversation against workplace bullying, abuse, discrimination, and other forms of misconduct, there’s still a lot to be done. Particularly, many companies haven’t yet provided effective workplace harassment training, preventing their employees from fully comprehending this issue with must-attend annual seminars.

Hidden Talent: Best Practices for Recruiting People with Disabilities

CakeHR

We are talking, of course, about recruiting people with disabilities, a unique demographic of potential employees that boast the necessary skill set, experience, and passion to take your brand forward as a whole. Here are the top things you should do to recruit people with disabilities. #1