Can We Please Stop Treating Employee Happiness Like A Metric?

Grovo HR

When it comes to employee happiness, perhaps the answers aren’t in the handbook, but in our humanity. The post Can We Please Stop Treating Employee Happiness Like A Metric? For organizations, investing in employee happiness is just good business.

The Who, When, and How of Employee Handbooks

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor examined how emerging HR issues are shaping handbooks, as reflected in a recent survey conducted by XpertHR. Today, how handbooks are managed. By Whom Are Handbooks Prepared? used consultants to prepare their handbook AND added legal review.

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Disruptive Heroes Handbook: How It Began

SAP Innovation

When it came to truly worker-focused metrics, most C-suiters played down or spun poor results, and almost always under-resourced and under-funded the solutions. Metrics that tracked how user-centered (or not) corporate IT infrastructures were.

Sold Out: A Lesson on Event Content (and the Future of HR)


SOLD OUT – #707: HR Metrics that Matter: The Process of Developing a Business Scorecard It made me stop and think, especially in light of some of the conversations I had with others at the event about what sort of content was being offered.

Why the future world economy needs an employee-centric approach


On the other hand, softer qualitative metrics such as relationships, happiness and personal development are used to reveal the exact level of employee engagement. Employee Engagement Employee Engagement Handbook Employee Experience

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Verbal Abuse in the Workplace

HSD Metrics

Reference the employee handbook. If the company handbook includes an internal grievance system, harassment policy, anti-violence policy, code of conduct, or ethics hotline, direct employees to those sections. The post Verbal Abuse in the Workplace appeared first on HSD Metrics.

ICYMI: It's Time to Rebrand "HR"

Cornerstone On Demand

How to Bring Your Handbook into the 21st Century. Read more for tips from Suzanne Lucas on improving your company handbook. If this sounds like your company, try incorporating these five metrics in your succession planning strategy. Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest in HR.

New Hire Onboarding: Take a Pulse to Increase Employee Retention

HR Bartender

You could also use a metric like turnover. D. The employee handbook has provided me with helpful information.

Treat Your Job Posts Like Advertisements


With such a strong impact on the overall success of an organization, we’re proposing that HR executives take a page out of the advertising handbook and start recruiting with enhanced job posts. Performance Metrics Drive Better Strategies.

Employee Experience 2020: 4 Key Aspects for High-Performance

Best Money Moves

Businesses focused on a strong employee experience consistently outperform their peers by a margin of two to four percentage points across key business metrics, according to research by Willis Tower Watson. Employee experience 2020: 4 key aspects for high-performance.

Company Culture Code, Mission Statement, Core Values: What’s the Difference?


Understand metrics, but make human decisions. Culture Code: Think of a culture code as the handbook of your company culture. © belchonock. Mission statement, core values, company culture code. You hear these words thrown around a lot, but what do they really mean?

New Hire Checklist Template: Your employee’s first day, week, and month

HR Partner

Send welcome letter and employee handbook (include their arrival time, address and map, parking / public transport, dress code, and plan for their first day) Enter employee records in your HR system – including their name, address, contact details, position, start date, compensation, etc. Congratulations if you’ve just employed a new team member!

The Importance of Creating a Gender Inclusive Workforce


By many metrics, this is still an ongoing struggle - by recent studies, women still only hold around 21% of executive roles. There's no best practices or handbook yet per say for HR departments who wish to encourage more diversity in their hiring practices.

Master Checklist for Your First 6 Months as Head of HR


Invest some time learning the organization’s financial metrics to get a sense for its foundation. Invest some time learning the organization’s financial metrics to get a sense for its foundation — as well as for projections for growth over the next three, five, and ten years. As part of an initial housekeeping sweep, it’s also crucial to review the benefits administration handbook, current hiring practices, and FLSA classifications.

New Hire Momentum

HRO Today

This means the new hire won’t be in the system, may not have access to vital resources like a laptop or email, and will spend more time completing tax documents and handbook waivers instead of getting to know their team.

The Changing Role of Human Resource Management – HRM


Apart from this, vendors and external consultants can help HRM in a lot of other activities such as background checking, sexual harassment training, benefits administrations, and production of employee handbooks, policy manuals, temporary staffing, and affirmative action plans. This new paradigm shift in the role of Human Resource Management involves HRM metrics, strategic direction, and measurements to demonstrate their worth.

The Keys to Building an Effective Onboarding Program


Loading your new-hires with I-9’s, employee handbooks, non-disclosure agreements, payroll forms, and protocols off the bat can overwhelm them. So] Valve employees thus decided to create an employee handbook for the new hires.

Are your employees treated kindly?

ExactHire HR Trends

Then, instead of creating a new initiative with hundreds of planned activities, metrics, and supporting resources, simply ensure that your current activities align with and support the essence of employee engagement. Employee engagement has been a popular topic over the past few years.

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5 Effective Strategies to Prepare Your Customer Service Reps for the Holiday Season

Grovo HR

With Grovo Handbooks , you can train reps at the point of need without too much time away from customers. One of the metrics every customer service manager wants to improve—especially during the high-demand holiday season—is how quickly an agent can solve a customer issue on the first call. Pumpkin spice everything and sparkling lights? The holiday season has officially begun. Black Friday, Cyber Monday and all the days between now and New Year’s are right around the corner.

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You’re Not Managing DE&I if You’re Not Measuring It


policies and handbooks, job postings, communications, mentorships), influence of DE&I in strategy development, and daily interactions. Surveys also help capture perceived benefits of programs that compliance and many qualitative metrics may miss. “What gets measured gets done.”

The INs and OUTs of Business Literacy

HR Digest

Two to three key metrics should be identified and tracked. When I ran my own manufacturing company we evaluated and looked at metrics and statements on a weekly basis. The cash flow statement and the key cash metrics are the least well-understood metrics.

7 Steps to Reaching Your Workforce Diversity Goals

Digital HR Tech

in your employee handbook Organize training for employees on respect & inclusion, unconscious bias, anti-discrimination etc. Workforce diversity, whether it’s gender, ethnic, or age diversity , is often linked to strong organizational performance.

23 market research thought leaders to follow on Twitter

Qualtrics HR

Fred Reichheld – Reichheld is a Bain Fellow, an author and speaker on loyalty, and creator of the Net Promoter Score , a common metric used to measure customer loyalty.

Harassment: Not Just a Buzzword, Its Liability


However, the EEOC has put some parameters around it, noting that “petty slights, annoyances, and isolated incidents (unless extremely serious) will not rise to the level of illegality” because it does not meet the metric of creating an “intimidating, hostile, or offensive to reasonable people.”

How to Terminate an Employee: Best Practices


Even individual firings should always be tied to company rules, ideally laid out in an employee handbook. There are 2 important elements that you should consider before terminating an employee: discrimination and performance metrics.

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.

Warning Letters: What Can You Do If You Get One?

Women of HR

Ask your boss to put in writing what success looks like by giving metrics and time tables so it is crystal clear what you need to do and by when. In many cases, there are signs that can signal a problem at work.

Employee Onboarding Guide

ClearCompany HRM

Benefits and perks are great to highlight, but those are things that can be found within a handbook. What metrics does the organization use to track progress? Onboarding By: ClearCompany Updated: January 2018. What is Employee Onboarding? Onboarding Definition.

7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

This data set is created by Lyndon Sundmark , writer of Doing HR Analytics – A Practitioner’s Handbook with R Examples , for the purpose of learning to predict absence as an outcome. HR data sets are rare finds. In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online.

Increase Employee Engagement with Automated Payroll and Onboarding


Paperless onboarding through a hiring and talent management platform can include signing the employee handbook, filling out direct deposit information for automated payroll, completing tax forms, and filling out benefits paperwork.

7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

This data set is created by Lyndon Sundmark , writer of Doing HR Analytics – A Practitioner’s Handbook with R Examples , for the purpose of learning to predict absence as an outcome. HR data sets are rare finds. In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online.

Employment laws to watch in 2019


All these changes mean that companies may need to update their corporate policies and employee handbooks to address drug testing and recreational use. Take biometric identifiers, such as thumbprints and iris scans, or health metrics. Employment law is ever-evolving, and 2019 is shaping up to usher in its fair share of changes. Employment laws tend to come in waves, with particular themes for each era. Long ago, child labor was common and legal.

Want High Performance? Make Sure You Treat Your Employees Like Adults

TLNT: The Business of HR

Its employee handbook , for example, is one sentence: “Use good judgment in all situations.” When you have a workplace that incorporates trust and high expectations, you’ll see an improvement in every metric — and that’s the ultimate win-win.

100 SHRM Chapter Seminar Program Ideas


Just Hand Over the Handbook and Nobody Gets Hurt: moving from static to active HR. 13 insights you can get from HR metrics. The Next Generation: Moving from metrics to analytics. It’s a new year, and many of you SHRM chapters and state councils out there will be looking for content to engage your members this year. I’m yet again volunteering on the board of NASHRM, my local chapter, so this is near and dear to my heart.

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How Your Team Can Make New Employees Feel Welcome Before They Walk in the Door


Instead, you can share such documents as your benefits overview and employee handbook soon after new employees sign so they can get fully up to speed with onboarding before they begin.

6 Steps to Make Your HR Department Completely Paperless

HR Partner

From providing appointment letters to new employees and sharing with them a paper-based company handbook to ensuring smooth onboarding , paper forms a crucial element of the HR function.

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

Littal Shemer

HR is most powerful when it plays a strategic role, makes use of information technology, and has tangible metrics and analytics. Data-Driven HR: How to Use Analytics and Metrics to Drive Performance. Doing HR Analytics – A Practitioner’s Handbook With R Examples.