Three Ways Metrics Can Help Avoid Common Compliance Mistakes

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No company wants to end up in the headlines for a code of conduct violation, or for not updating its policies based on the latest legislation. Below, he shares the most common compliance mistakes organizations make—and the metrics that can help avoid them.

HR metrics and Analytics: How both can add value

Analytics in HR

There’s a lot of confusion about the difference between HR metrics and analytics. Definitions of HR metrics and Analytics. HR metrics are measurements used to determine the effectiveness and efficiency of HR policies. Metrics help compare different data points.

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Company Culture Metrics Employers Must Track In The Digital Age

HR Digest

The creation of company culture is to help establish a good and happy place of work for employers and employees, as well as to enhance productivity. To indicate how welcoming a working environment is, there are key metrics to be considered. Below are a few company culture metrics employers need to track in this digital age. In such organizations, a vibrant, collaborative and thriving environment is created as well as leadership and professional growth.

Wellness: The Next Generation

HRO Today

Investing in a holistic well-being benefits strategy is a win-win for employees and employers alike. Wellness has become a popular catchphrase. Employers are now truly seeing how well-being is contributing to organizational effectiveness and the bottom line, if only indirectly.

Establishing Policies for Remote Workers Is Vital

HR Daily Advisor

However, most of these companies lack established policies for their remote workers. The study’s findings also revealed the importance of establishing a policy for remote workers in today’s workforce. Here’s why you need an established policy for your remote workers.

#MeToo and the Workplace: HR and Sexual Harassment Policy


sexual harassment policies , but it has made it requisite for HR managers to take an increasingly proactive approach to retrain staff on changes to company policies and to make the HR department more educated and accessible. MeToo #MeToo and The Workplace Sexual Harassment Policies

What’s Your Most Useful Metric? More Results of Our HR Metrics Survey

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we shared some of the results of our nationwide survey on HR metrics. 604 individuals participated in the HR Daily Advisor ’s HR Metrics Survey, conducted in April 2015. Compensation-Related Metrics. Benefits and Metrics.

Two Talent Metrics HR Should Know (and Why It’s Important)


As the lines between marketing and HR continue to blur, talent metrics begin to creep to the forefront of employment success. Having a well-developed employer brand plays just as crucial of a role at your organization as your company brand.

The problem with employee wellness programs


Employee wellness programs are morally questionable and misguided. Instead, companies should focus on less intrusive ways to encourage wellness, and let employees manage their own health. What are employee wellness programs? The problems with employee wellness programs.

Vague policies + poor HR communication = FMLA disaster

The Employer Handbook

But, even before employees go on FMLA, both clear communication and workplace policies becomes paramount. Well, let’s see how that went for her: In December 2010, she emailed HR to ask about whether she would get credit for deals in her pipeline.

Are Your HR Metrics Outdated? Try These Four


When it comes to getting a full, clear view of a modern workplace and the people in it, standard HR metrics—productivity, costs, and turnover—just don’t cut it anymore. Better metrics make managers react proactively—rather than reactively—to changes in workplace culture and employee engagement. That’s not to say that tracking standard metrics is no longer necessary. That’s where the following metrics come into play. Metric 1. Metric 2. Metric 3.

Joint Employment Policies and the FMLA

HR Daily Advisor

This bimonthly publication provides you with the in-depth coverage you need to make decisions about key issues like goal alignment, talent management, culture, HR metrics, big data, employee engagement, retention, corporate branding, and outsourcing.

Paid Family Leave Policies: Employers Have Their Eye on the Wrong Ball

HR Daily Advisor

Instead, flexibility may be of greater value to workers than a more rigid policy that provides a longer duration of leave, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) says. American Express ® , for example, recently adopted a 20-week leave policy. While U.S.

The problem with employee wellness programs


Employee wellness programs are morally questionable and misguided. Instead, companies should focus on less intrusive ways to encourage wellness, and let employees manage their own health. What are employee wellness programs? The problems with employee wellness programs.

Implementing a Winning Wellness Program

Unicorn HRO

There are an increasing number of companies that are beginning to offer wellness programs as part of their traditional benefits package. Wellness programs aim to help improve employees’ health and offer a variety of benefits to both the employer and employee. By improving employee health, wellness programs can lower healthcare costs associated with chronic illness, as well as reduce injuries, staff absenteeism, workers’ compensation claims, and disability-related costs.

Survey Says…

HRO Today

But to find the patterns and links between engagement and productivity, well-being, management, and all the other factors that drive business success, organizations need to ensure that they are gathering the right information. Finding the Right Metrics.

Are Your Compensation Policies Helping or Hurting You?


Pay traditionally gets negotiated once at hire and any merit increases are thereafter distributed according to broadly applied policies. This well researched and planned pay increase directly contributed to workplace stability, productivity, and effectiveness.

Why So Many “Groundbreaking” Company Policies Fall Short for Women


When Netflix announced that it was offering “unlimited” (up to 12 months) paid leave to new moms and dads, its chief talent officer touted the new policy: “Each employee gets to figure out what’s best for their family.”. But policies are only one part of the story. In the quest for greater equality for women in the workplace, the how’s and why’s of a policy’s implementation are often even more important than the policies themselves. Unlimited paid parental leave.

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.

Keeping Work Travel Balanced for Employees to Prevent Turnover

HSD Metrics

Not only that, but other health problems may arise, as well, such as symptomless deep-vein thrombosis, which can lead to fatal blood clots. Any business that utilizes travel should always be aware of their policies and know when or if they need to change.

10 Things America’s Healthiest Employers Have in Common

HR Daily Advisor

Health, fitness wellness—whatever you want to call it—is a major focus in the United States, with health-related trends increasing significantly as Americans become passionate about staying fit and eating well. Wellness Impacts the Bottom Line. What Well Companies Have in Common.

Can Wearable Technology and Predictive Analytics Prevent Workplace Violence?

HR Daily Advisor

Therefore, it is a bit premature to start having a dialogue about specific, effective metrics. However, once this dialogue ensues, it will be important for organizations to focus on the development of leading metrics (i.e., HR Policies & Procedures employees metrics safety stress

A Comprehensive Guide to Building a Talent Management Process

Digital HR Tech

Speaking of hiring the right people, a well-functioning talent management process also has a positive impact on your employer brand – and by extension on your recruitment efforts. When these things are done well, HR creates a positive ROI on their efforts.

The 7 Steps to Launch and Maintain a Great Wellness Program

HR Daily Advisor

Ryan, who recently shared her expertise in a webinar presented by BLR® and HR Hero®, is a certified Worksite Wellness Program Consultant and serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts. The 7 Steps to Your Organization’s Comprehensive Wellness Program. Here are Ryan’s essentials to building a successful wellness program: 1. From wellness to engagement to development, the brave new world of HR is here.

Supporting New Parents and Reducing Employee Turnover after Parental Leave

HSD Metrics

Leave from work for both the mother and father are important, both in terms of bonding with the new baby as well as helping the child grow and develop. Many large companies may already have a paid leave policy in place, but when was the last time it has been evaluated or updated?

Create Active Engagement by Listening and Learning


How many times have you created content that you were sure was perfect for your employees, only to find out it that it wasn’t well received or wasn’t seen? This, in turn, helps communicators understand which metrics and KPIs matter most to the business.

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Q&A: How to Build a Business Case for a New Workforce Communications Platform?


and many other metrics. Every company has different policies. Most have recognized the world we now live in is mostly driven by mobile, so they have changed their policies to make it easier to connect with employees—especially deskless or non-wired workers.

5 Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles of June 2018

Digital HR Tech

The top articles of June feature a piece about best-in-class diversity, five simple tactics to turn employee feedback into a habit, a piece on how HR metrics and analytics both can add value, what to think of when building a social army, and a video about robots replacing human beings (or not).

Workplace Flexibility Helps Employee Retention

HSD Metrics

“The work arrangements were a bit of a motivating factor as well to leave. With many talented candidates desiring a better balance, it is essential for businesses to review current policies in order to keep up with competition.

The Who, When, and How of Employee Handbooks

HR Daily Advisor

Looking to combine EAP and wellness programs to optimize employee well-being? Start on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, with a free interactive webcast from Ceridian LifeWorks, Integrated EAP & Wellness = Improved Employee Well-Being.

Breaks are Essential to Employee Engagement

HSD Metrics

Management teams and the human resources department have the important responsibility of establishing specific policies for employees, from vacation days to daily break allotments. Improved mental wellness.

A New HR Talent Management Model

Digital HR Tech

Non-financial incentives often work just as well, if not better! In addition, a good retention policy – and the use of talent management metrics – helps to build a competitive advantage. Related : 9 Talent Management Metrics You Need to Use. Employee Experience HR Analytics employee referrals employee retention talent management talent management metrics talent management model

Notes from Nudgeapalooza: How Organizations Can Use Data to Influence Behavior

Bersin with Deloitte

1 – People analytics matters—and most organizations don’t do it well. 2 – The future of work requires alignment of individuals, organizations, and public policy. Bersin social enterprise Behavior change Behavioral economics decision making Psychology public policy

4 candidate qualities recruiters should look for that aren’t always on resumes


Compatibility has to do with how well employees fit in with corporate culture. 7 Metrics for Discussing Your Candidate Experience with your CEO. Blog HR Policies HR Strategy Recruiting candidate experience hiring hiring processes HR hr processes interviewing recruitingIn today’s crowded job market, the search for the perfect hire can be challenging.

Unlimited PTO – Right for Small Businesses?


If you’ve considered offering unlimited PTO, you’re probably well aware of the advantages. It may create extra pressure on supervisors to more closely manage performance and ensure employees aren’t abusing the unlimited PTO policy. To ensure your unlimited PTO plan is successful, you still have to do some administrative work to set expectations, such as: Create a defined policy. For a sample policy, please contact our HR experts at