13 Employee Engagement Trends for 2020

Vantage Circle

Employee engagement is a very abstract concept. It is the “emotional connect” that an employee feels towards its organization. Same goes for employee engagement. With every new generation in the workforce, employee engagement trends change drastically. Business leaders and managers must keep themselves updated on these engagement strategies. 13 Employee Engagement Trends for 2020. Employee Engagement

How to Foster Employee Engagement in the Competitive IT Industry

Get Hppy

With the current tech boom showing no signs of stopping anytime soon, companies often find it difficult to acquire and keep high-quality employees over long periods of time. Worker engagement is a challenge across all industries, but in IT even the best managers can have trouble keeping their colleagues loyal and motivated. Using cutting-edge employee engagement software. Well, for one it can aid a data-driven decision-making process. [link].

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10 Employee Engagement Trends for 2019

Vantage Circle

Employee engagement is a very abstract concept. It is defined as the “emotional connect” that an employee feels towards its organization. However, reports and statistics reveal some common drivers of employee engagement. And Employers must keep themselves updated on these employee engagement trends and statistics. Same goes for employee engagement. 10 Employee Engagement Trends for 2019. Employee Engagement General

9 Dos and Don’ts of Employee Engagement Surveys

Get Hppy

The following are good “rules of thumb” for planning: Keep the data anonymous, but communicate the actions. Organizations often keep survey information anonymous and confidential to increase the accuracy of the data received. Decide how to analyze data before you gather it. Whenever creating surveys, decide how to analyze, chart and graph the data before employees complete them. Decide on your sampling plan and how to “break out” the data.

Building Your Company Culture and Employee Engagement Dashboard

CultureIQ

More than ever before, leadership teams and human resources departments understand the important role company culture and employee engagement play in remaining competitive and innovative in the long-term. . The logic flows, then, that if you understand the importance of corporate culture , you must have a plan for measuring employee engagement and company culture. Recommended Company Culture and Employee Engagement Dashboard Metrics.

Confronting Discrimination In The Workplace (For Leaders)

Vantage Circle

Discrimination, subtle or blatant, can be seen everywhere in our day to day lives. However, many leaders choose to believe that discrimination in the workplace doesn’t really exist. Discrimination can be in the little acts itself. Sometimes, the leader of an organization can remain oblivious to the discrimination that an employee might face from his colleagues, superiors, or manager. Should they fire the ones who are discriminating?

Get Your Crystal Balls Ready, HR Data Ninjas

SuccessFactors

There is a way to avoid this continuing to happen… HR, it is time to embrace your inner Data Ninja! Although companies generally have useful workforce data distributed across the business, fewer than 22% of those surveyed by Harvard Business Review felt able to leverage this data. This means that 78% struggled to connect and analyze workforce data as a basis for talent-related discussions. Bias and discrimination are serious problems for HR.

Diversity and inclusion training: How to apply it in the workplace

Workable

Bonus fact: Did you know that employee turnover is lower in diverse environments? First and foremost, to be inclusive, each of us has to understand in depth what diversity means, both cognitively – i.e. what it is – and emotionally – i.e. how does a person feel when discriminated against.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Benefits and Challenges

Achievers - Recruiting

times higher cash flow per employee. However, only 40 percent of employees agree that their manager fosters an inclusive environment. Empowering all employees and recognizing their special talents is part of creating an inclusive company. Increased employee engagement and trust.

Emerging Trends in Workforce Management

Rallyware for Human Resources

Employees working where technology and people intersect, spread wider geographically, utilizing more and more AI, require a range of new abilities to cope. Beyond the workplace, there’s a need to ensure AI evolves without bias and discrimination.

Technology and the modern workplace: Cultivating D&I

HRExecutive

While the process of building and promoting these values might seem overwhelming, the good news is that not only will doing so benefit your employees and cash flow alike–it is also easier than ever to start the journey thanks to ever-evolving advances in technology. Engagement and Retention.

NPRM on Sex Discrimination—What Will Be Required?

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor briefed readers on new guidelines (to be called regulations) on sex discrimination proposed by the U.S. Benefits and Costs of the NPRM on Sex Discrimination. The OFCCP says that this NPRM, if adopted, would benefit 65 million employees who work for federal contractors and even more directly the more than two million women in the federal contractor workforce who are likely to become pregnant each year. Technological advances and big data.

Why women need to ‘shout those accomplishments’

HRExecutive

Someone replied, “Well if the data supports it.”. “ ‘Screw the data,’ ” she recalls saying. “ ‘As a mother, a wife, an executive, I accomplish more in a day than most men do in a week and I should be paid fairly for that.’

Meet the HR Tech keynote speakers: Dr. Tolonda Tolbert

HRExecutive

which relies on AI, data science and evidence-based findings on D&I and bias to help medium- and large-sized companies fuel employee engagement, productivity and growth. This is the seventh in a series introducing our keynote speakers and their HR Tech Conference topics.

Equity from the Inside Out

HRO Today

In addition to tablestakes strategies like reducing bias throughout the hiring process and offering diversity and inclusion training, HR leaders need to engage their workforce, educating them about inequities in the workplace and fostering dialogue that builds empathy and understanding.

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Sumser tech spotlight: This hiring tool ‘distinguishes itself’

HRExecutive

The city is a working-class town with significant discrimination and high murder rates. The idea was to apply the predictive/big data/matching tools to the problem of workforce stability in healthcare. A core AI process that blends skills extraction, matching, behavioral analysis and outcome data delivers qualified candidates who meet stated business objectives. Arena only takes clients who are willing to contribute outcome data to the mix.

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Gender Pay Gap and People Analytics: A Practice with Open Data

Littal Shemer

Gender Pay Gap and People Analytics: A Practice with Open Data. However, one issue remained unsolved for years: The lack of open HR data to practice on. Although there are many inspiring case studies of People Analytics, obviously, organizations don’t share their people data for the sake of learning. Simulation-based data may be an alternative, though usually it is oversimplified and lacks real or interesting patterns to explore. . A Practice with Open Data.

Changing Organizational Culture

Culture Counts

Low employee motivation? A recent global Gallup survey shows that 85% of employees around the world are not happy at work —whoa! Working with clients for years in organizational change management and leadership development, I have seen one thing common about toxic organizational cultures: Employees are passive usually — they have pretty much given up. Many employees can devolve into complaining when things aren’t going right and you will probably catch wind of it.

How employees respond to disruptive workplace behavior

PI Worldwide

What would you guess most employees who witness disruptive behavior at work do? As defined by the study, this behavior included a number of disruptions, including those caused by discrimination, poor management, sexual harassment, fraud, and theft. So, why did so many employees remain silent? Employee inaction was driven by a variety of factors and fears. Get your engagement score. Company Culture Employee Engagement People Management

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Why don’t some employees trust HR?

PeopleStrategy

Both are dangerous to the company; they can cause widespread discontent as well as the loss of valuable employees. “More than 70% of surveyed tech employees said they didn’t trust their companies’ HR departments.” Even if both are true, this data should still drive you to dig deep and find out exactly why your employees might distrust HR at your company. The best way to find out how your employees feel about anything is to ask.

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Building the house: How to instill DEI culture from the ground up

PI Worldwide

Engaging in real conversation around diversity and inclusion , difficult as it may be, is a matter of trust. In particular, you need to create a safe place for anyone who has been marginalized or discriminated against. There’s no shortage of data to support the notion that when you have a diverse workplace, you improve productivity, morale, revenue, engagement, and many other things. This might seem like C-suite data, but really, it pertains to everyone.

This is How to Create an Effective Employee Handbook

Get Hppy

Making an Employee Handbook that Truly Engages Your Staff. You could be working with the most talented staff the world has to offer, and still have an organization with high turnover, low engagement, and unmet expectations of your company by employees. But, if you learn how to create an effective employee handbook, you can e many of these issues from the very beginning of someone’s employment with your business. Anti-Discrimination Policies.

What Employee Analytics Won't Tell You

nettime solutions

Many businesses are reaping the benefits from employee data analytics. What many businesses are beginning to focus on in addition to performance is employee analytics. If you could predict an employee’s performance over time to help increase productivity , why would you limit your forecasting analysis to external trends or internal financial results? Objections to be Aware of Regarding Employee Analytics. labor analytics employee engagement

Celebrating International Women’s Day at The Predictive Index

PI Worldwide

It took the SVP with kids longer to grow in her career trajectory because she had to overcome gender discrimination. There is still disparity even if we neutralize the data for this time away from careers. We have built a culture here where every single employee can have and does have an opinion that matters. It equalizes the playing field by democratizing access to data about people’s strengths. Company Culture Employee Engagement People Management

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HR Increases Focus on Engagement and Company Culture

HR Daily Advisor

The report, “Paychex Pulse of HR Survey” (run by Paychex), was the second annual report that showed that HR has sharpened its focus on talent management strategies that impact employee engagement and company culture in a real way. Advances in technology and evolving employee needs present HR with new challenges every day, but there is good news: today’s HR leaders continue to have strategic influence with their organization’s C-suite. ” Employee Engagement.

A Financial Institution Simplifies Incentive Process and Eliminates Manager Bias with Empxtrack Appraisal System

Empxtrack

The company has a large support staff of more than 2,200 employees spread across 800 offices in 31 countries to provide end-to-end financial services to worldwide customer base. Their subjective performance appraisal process resulted into unfair, biased and meaningless employee evaluation. Overuse of subjective evaluation led to some risks and employee dissatisfaction. Managing numerous appraisal parameters and complex data.

7 of the Biggest Business Risks in 2017 (Part One)

Talmetrix

While every business has its own risks, these risks are also opportunities, points out Brian Dershaw, a partner in Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP’s Labor & Employment group , during our conversation with him on the topic of risk mitigation and the tie to employee engagement and culture. He’s appeared in state and federal trial and appellate courts in discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, non-compete, trade secret, and contract litigation.

Use MyPrint® to Engage Your Remote Workforce

Talentoday

In the early months of 2020, HR professionals and managers have been faced with the biggest unilateral shakeup that doesn’t discriminate against industry or country borders, the COVID19 global pandemic. For managers creating an office at home, it poses the question: how do I be present and engage my team virtually? At Talentoday, we have a passion for unlocking the keys to employee engagement, management and teamwork, which is the driving force behind our MyPrint® assessment.

What You Need to Know About Pets in the Workplace

Everwise

About 22%-25% of companies currently allow employees to bring pets, according to a survey by Banfield Pet Hospital , an increase from 20% of companies in 2008. Dogs are the most common employee companions, but some workers may bring cats or smaller pets like hamsters. There are various factors to consider before allowing employees to plunk a doggie bed down in the office. If your employees bring pets on premises, they may open you up to problems with your landlord.

#TimesUp: What this Movement Means for Employers

HR Daily Advisor

Ensure they’re fair, being enforced, and that employees are being trained in what constitutes harassment and what to do if they see such actions or are subject to them. Ensure that all policies have been distributed to all employees and they know where to find copies of them if need be. Train or retrain employees on sexual harassment and on the company’s anti-harassment policies. The key to all these assessments is to act on the data once it’s uncovered.

Beyond Business Bias: If I Don’t Take Responsibility, Who Will?

SuccessFactors

Just as important, we need to combine our commitment to developing and continuously improving that culture with data and analytics that enable us to measure and understand our progress. The frustration of discrimination. But they told me they wanted to hire other international employees. Because of my country of origin, they refused to even engage me on the topic, and I perceived this as discrimination, as did some of my work colleagues.

Employee Mental Health: The Diversity Issue No One Talks About

SuccessFactors

Although the business community addresses these issues regularly, employee mental health often fails to enter the discussion. How, you might ask, is employee mental health a diversity issue? According to data from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), nearly one out of every five adult Americans suffers from some form of mental illness. When any group of individuals faces discrimination simply because they are members of that group, diversity is challenged.

Are Your Hiring Algorithms Legal? 4 Questions To Ask

SuccessFactors

Yvonne Bauer, head of predictive analytics at SAP SuccessFactors , sees machine learning becoming more widespread this year as HR steadily progresses from art to data-driven science: “More companies will look into machine learning, moving from individual projects to actual products built into HCM suites,” she said. Effective machine learning requires well-defined, measurable outcomes and a critical mass of meaningful data. Machine learning is a closed-loop data iteration channel.

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6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders

SuccessFactors

What former Uber engineer Susan Fowler’s story highlights is that not only do women face direct discrimination from managers and peers, when they speak out they often feel the backlash in their opportunities for advancement. Feedback and performance reviews are essential to helping employees develop professionally and for companies to identify top performers for new positions. It has also publicly shared the slides and training materials it presents to its employees.

How To Avoid Creating A Negative Culture Of Cynicism And Sabotage

SuccessFactors

Some employers fall victim to scare-tactic polls that report 80 percent of employees are either running for the exits , job hunting, or sabotaging their businesses from within as a result of a negative culture. On the other side, there are employees who’ve become jaded in the wake of “engagement” projects that are insulting, inauthentic, inept, or all of the above. Employees can’t connect changes in the organization with their feedback or input.

Let’s Be Honest About Diversity: Age Matters Too

SuccessFactors

Instead, age discrimination in tech has rendered the three older generations barely visible—even millennials are starting to feel the pressure. Consider this: In 2014, there were more than 20,000 age-related discrimination charges filed against employers. For more on age discrimination in the workplace, see Workplace Diversity Means Employees Of All Ages. The conversation about diversity is finally opening up.

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders

SuccessFactors

What Susan Fowler’s story highlights is that not only do women face direct discrimination from managers and peers, when they speak out they often feel the backlash in their opportunities for advancement. Feedback and performance reviews are essential to helping employees develop professionally and for companies to identify top performers for new positions. Most managers already find it difficult to give constructive feedback, even when their employees ask for it.

The Pay Business Is The People Business

SuccessFactors

Pay equity means ensuring that you’re not discriminating in your pay practices, especially on the basis of gender. Defend your pay decisions with data. One way to both ensure and demonstrate that you’re paying fairly is to base your pay on current and accurate market data. Showing market reports to employees enables productive conversations about the expectations of the role and room for professional development. Employees will thank you.

Building an Anti-Racist Workplace Culture

EverFi - HR

In the first blog in our ongoing series, I posed the question of whether our culture encourage leaders to “be right” or “be effective” as they seek out ways to reduce harassment and discrimination in their organizations.

Build an Anti-Racist Workplace Culture

EverFi - HR

In the first blog in our ongoing series, I posed the question of whether our culture encourage leaders to “be right” or “be effective” as they seek out ways to reduce harassment and discrimination in their organizations.