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For many companies, “performance management” still takes the form of annual reviews. This is a problem because despite huge investments in time, energy and capitol, research has shown that for most organizations this antiquated process fails to yield any clear improvements in employee performance.
Across industries, we are all moving into an experience economy, and no matter our function in an organization, we have a customer to provide an experience for. Even, or especially, in Learning & Development, leading the way into this experience economy is the key to winning in 2018. The CGS Enterprise Learning 2018 Annual Report highlights trends toward soft skills, engagement, and strategy implementation that demonstrate this shift and several ways to get out front as L&D professionals.
Asking people to do a job without the benefit of a clear picture of how their work fits in is like asking someone to assemble a jigsaw puzzle without first getting a glimpse of the assembled version on the box top. It can be done, but the progress is slow and frustrating.
Maintaining a motivated workforce is one of the single most important things any organization should focus on. A motivated workforce works on what matters (to them and to the company), is agile and adaptable, and is focused on meeting ...Read more
When considering recruitment automation, the benefits to the recruiter and talent acquisition team are hard to deny. Yet, the benefits to the candidate are too often ignored. Recruitment Automation plays a critical role in communicating with ...Read more
The last thing you need to read right now is a typical blog post about employee engagement — because nothing “typical” will have a real impact. It never has, which explains why engagement continues to hover stubbornly around 30 percent. You’d think that with all the time, energy, and hundreds of millions of dollars that companies throw at moving the needle, we’d see better outcomes.
Managing talent over the next five years will be completely different than how it has been done over the past 20. By 2025, millennials will make up 75% of the workforce and technology is going to play a large role in how you attract and retain ...Read more
A candidate-driven market means companies are competing to attract top talent. It can also mean spending more money to find the perfect candidate only to lose them to another company. What’s causing candidates to walk away for another ...Read more
There is no greater way to recruit top talent than to have a workforce that wholeheartedly endorses your company to friends and their professional network. Setting up a four-part ambassador framework that caters to the modern employee’s ...Read more
Fostering a motivated workforce is one of the single most important things any organization should focus on. A motivated workforce works on what matters (to the company and to them), is agile and aligned, and achieves today’s goals while ...Read more
We use survey data and secondary research to bust common myths about employee retention, shedding light on the truth about retaining employees. Don’t fall victim to believing commonly held assumptions about turnover; charge ahead and learn ...Read more
What happened to my innate enthusiasm for learning? The older I get, the harder it seems to muster up energy to commit to creative and new endeavors. I get too complacent in my comfort zone, tempted by the ease of routine and modern conveniences. How many of us have dodged a task on our to-do list and instead decided to binge watch a series on Netflix? But as they say, necessity is the mother of all invention (or in my case, a combination of frugality and stubbornness).
These days, there is a lot of discussion about employee recognition. There are debates about how much is appropriate, how it should be provided, where it should be captured, who should see it, and more. To understand these issues better, HR.com ...Read more
To execute strategy, leaders must set ambitious targets, translate them into specific metrics and milestones, make them transparent throughout the organization, and discuss progress frequently.Read more
In recent years, much focus has been given to Customer Experience (CX). But with the dust settling on CX as increasing numbers of businesses now understand the importance of adopting it as a strategic and even imperative initiative, it’s little wonder why Employee Experience (EX) is the next competitive frontier.
Candidate sourcing is a very specialized and difficult position. Sourcers or researchers must use multiple platforms to find the most qualified candidates for a given job. Where those candidates are found can be hard to pinpoint: 78% of candidates use social media in their job search, but the best candidates for a position may be hidden somewhere else.
The role of people analytics in any successful organization should not be underestimated. As the Principal of Research and Customer Value at Visier, I understand the importance of using data to drive business strategy and inform decisions. And now, the latest report from Visier, The Age of People Analytics: Survey on Characteristics, Value Achieved, and Leading Practices of Advanced Organizations has emphasized the positive financial impact that advanced people analytics and related practices can have on an organization.
We’d be lost without communication when it comes to reaching goals. How many times a day do you ask a colleague for help, for a status update on a project, or even about those sassy shoes she wore to work? A robot cannot do this for you, or at least not yet…
Building a culture of inclusion will take commitment, vision, and resources. A fair and unbiased hiring process based on objective data will be fundamental to any successful diversity and inclusion. And while opening the door to opportunity can have a positive impact on your bottom line, knowing that you’re building a culture that values every employee and customer is its own reward.