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November 20, 2019
metrics for measuring employee performance
Measuring Employee Performance – Metrics You Need To Know
Measuring Employee Performance – Metrics You Need To Know     Measuring employee performance metrics are one of the most important parts of HR but it’s also one of the most challenging. There is no one size fits all approach as what matters most in each industry and each business can vary significantly. Additionally, there can be a lot of subjective aspects to assessing employee efficiency metrics that can be hard to quantify. This can make it a long process and difficult to compare performance fairly across teams and the business as a whole.  Fortunately, there are some general employee efficiency […]
November 15, 2019
employee learning experience expectations vs reality
Employee Learning Experience: Expectations vs Reality
Employee Learning Experience: Expectations vs Reality     Employee training, whether it’s for compliance and qualifications or for ongoing soft skills learning, it should be integral to your business. Not only that, your employees will love it too. A successful learning strategy can keep employees happy, improve retention rates and ultimately nurture bright stars into top talent and the leaders you need.   In today’s digital age where employees have more to choose from than ever, expectations from a learning experience are only increasing while the time you have to create and deliver content seems to get smaller. Plus, how your […]
November 8, 2019
successful onboarding process
Successful Onboarding Process: 4 Key Areas to Focus On
Successful Onboarding Process: 4 Key Areas to Focus On     The workforce of tomorrow is already here today and it’s up to businesses to be prepared. This new workforce with their evolving demographics, alternative work styles, and changing needs are impacting every area of business from recruiting to retiring.  HR teams need to start working on adapting their entire employee experience to better meet the needs of today’s workforce. We’ve looked at how recruiting and sourcing talent should be done in the digital age; now it’s time to discover what are the benefits of having a successful Onboarding process.    […]
November 5, 2019
3 major benefits of automation in hr operations
3 Major Benefits of Automation in HR Operations
3 Major Benefits of Automation in HR Operations     Are you one of the companies embracing digital transformation or fighting against it? There are many reasons why today’s businesses are still shying away from AI and other emerging technologies, not to mention established ones that have already been tried and tested. Some are still rooted in tradition while others are fearful of scary headlines like “robots taking our jobs”.  The fact is, if you’re not embracing digital transformation, then you’re missing out on some amazing and even essential capabilities, and automation is right at the top of the list. […]
October 22, 2019
Why do organisations need effective performance management systems
Why do Organisations Need Effective Performance Management Systems?
Why do Organisations Need Effective Performance Management Systems?     When it comes to making sure your employees are delivering what your company needs, an effective performance management system is arguably the most important ingredient.  Elements of an effective performance management include the entire process from setting employee goals through to tracking and measuring performance as well as feedback. This means that performance management also affects and drives many other key HR functions such as rewards and compensation, some of which are entirely dependent on accurately tracking performance to identifying top talent. Subsequently, performance management also affects learning and career […]
October 16, 2019
Why should HR be an integral part of every organisation
Why Should HR be an Integral Part of Every Organisation?
Why Should HR be an Integral Part of Every Organisation?     For many years, we know that the role of HR in a company has been growing. Their responsibilities now seem to reach far and wide. The impact HR has on the business as a whole has never been greater, and neither has the pressure. With so many rapid changes in the work environment and the HR perimeter slowly but steadily expanding, many HR professionals are finding themselves in chaotic and even murky waters. Fortunately, while HR responsibilities have grown, so has the technology and strategies to support it. […]
October 11, 2019
The 4 effective employee retention strategies for HR
The 4 Effective Employee Retention Strategies For HR
The 4 Effective Employee Retention Strategies For HR     No one likes to see talented employees leave, yet it’s one of the biggest challenges faced by businesses and HR professionals today. High turnover is extremely costly, not to mention the impact it has on the rest of the workforce. Hitting those retention targets is essential to success, but achieving them isn’t always simple. Fortunately, there are some relatively easy employee retention strategies that you can adopt to make significant improvements to employee retention. Used in combination, these strategies can help ensure all your employees, including your most skilled ones, […]
November 20, 2019
metrics for measuring employee performance

Measuring Employee Performance – Metrics You Need To Know

Measuring Employee Performance – Metrics You Need To Know     Measuring employee performance metrics are one of the most important parts of HR but it’s also one of the most challenging. There is no one size fits all approach as what matters most in each industry and each business can vary significantly. Additionally, there can be a lot of subjective aspects to assessing employee efficiency metrics that can be hard to quantify. This can make it a long process and difficult to compare performance fairly across teams and the business as a whole.  Fortunately, there are some general employee efficiency […]
November 15, 2019
employee learning experience expectations vs reality

Employee Learning Experience: Expectations vs Reality

Employee Learning Experience: Expectations vs Reality     Employee training, whether it’s for compliance and qualifications or for ongoing soft skills learning, it should be integral to your business. Not only that, your employees will love it too. A successful learning strategy can keep employees happy, improve retention rates and ultimately nurture bright stars into top talent and the leaders you need.   In today’s digital age where employees have more to choose from than ever, expectations from a learning experience are only increasing while the time you have to create and deliver content seems to get smaller. Plus, how your […]
November 8, 2019
successful onboarding process

Successful Onboarding Process: 4 Key Areas to Focus On

Successful Onboarding Process: 4 Key Areas to Focus On     The workforce of tomorrow is already here today and it’s up to businesses to be prepared. This new workforce with their evolving demographics, alternative work styles, and changing needs are impacting every area of business from recruiting to retiring.  HR teams need to start working on adapting their entire employee experience to better meet the needs of today’s workforce. We’ve looked at how recruiting and sourcing talent should be done in the digital age; now it’s time to discover what are the benefits of having a successful Onboarding process.    […]
November 5, 2019
3 major benefits of automation in hr operations

3 Major Benefits of Automation in HR Operations

3 Major Benefits of Automation in HR Operations     Are you one of the companies embracing digital transformation or fighting against it? There are many reasons why today’s businesses are still shying away from AI and other emerging technologies, not to mention established ones that have already been tried and tested. Some are still rooted in tradition while others are fearful of scary headlines like “robots taking our jobs”.  The fact is, if you’re not embracing digital transformation, then you’re missing out on some amazing and even essential capabilities, and automation is right at the top of the list. […]
October 22, 2019
Why do organisations need effective performance management systems

Why do Organisations Need Effective Performance Management Systems?

Why do Organisations Need Effective Performance Management Systems?     When it comes to making sure your employees are delivering what your company needs, an effective performance management system is arguably the most important ingredient.  Elements of an effective performance management include the entire process from setting employee goals through to tracking and measuring performance as well as feedback. This means that performance management also affects and drives many other key HR functions such as rewards and compensation, some of which are entirely dependent on accurately tracking performance to identifying top talent. Subsequently, performance management also affects learning and career […]
October 16, 2019
Why should HR be an integral part of every organisation

Why Should HR be an Integral Part of Every Organisation?

Why Should HR be an Integral Part of Every Organisation?     For many years, we know that the role of HR in a company has been growing. Their responsibilities now seem to reach far and wide. The impact HR has on the business as a whole has never been greater, and neither has the pressure. With so many rapid changes in the work environment and the HR perimeter slowly but steadily expanding, many HR professionals are finding themselves in chaotic and even murky waters. Fortunately, while HR responsibilities have grown, so has the technology and strategies to support it. […]
October 11, 2019
The 4 effective employee retention strategies for HR

The 4 Effective Employee Retention Strategies For HR

The 4 Effective Employee Retention Strategies For HR     No one likes to see talented employees leave, yet it’s one of the biggest challenges faced by businesses and HR professionals today. High turnover is extremely costly, not to mention the impact it has on the rest of the workforce. Hitting those retention targets is essential to success, but achieving them isn’t always simple. Fortunately, there are some relatively easy employee retention strategies that you can adopt to make significant improvements to employee retention. Used in combination, these strategies can help ensure all your employees, including your most skilled ones, […]