Lots of conversations are taking place about the importance of fostering a diverse workforce, but many of them miss one critical piece: inclusiveness. A diverse workforce and an inclusive one go hand in hand. Without an open and welcoming work environment, employees of all backgrounds, races and genders cannot feel comfortable and supported. This year,..
One of the best ways to boost engagement at your company is to improve the employee experience.
Companies make the decision to implement HR technology for a number of reasons; for example, to reduce paperwork and to streamline existing administrative processes that are too time-consuming and manual. But the overall goal is nearly always to improve business outcomes. Considering that companies who have a formalized employee engagement program have 26% higher annual..
Managing performance. About as much fun as taking your car in for an oil change, new tires or a tune-up. But much like taking your car in for routine maintenance can help you avoid a costly repair down the road, regularly evaluating performance within your organization can help prevent costly side effects from underperforming, unsatisfied..
Despite the increased interest and focus on employee engagement over the past decade, the majority of employees today remain disengaged (according to a Gallup Study in 2013, 70% of US workers were disengaged). And this matters because…? Why you should care about employee experience Well, aside from the negative impact disengaged employees have on an..
What does your CEO, CFO or other executive team member expect from their core HR, payroll and benefits experience? Two objectives come to mind: peace of mind and business value. Let’s take a closer look at each. Executives don’t want to think about core HR processes What your executive team wants is peace of mind that..
It seems simple enough. You get hired for a job. You tell your employer who you are, where you live and sign up for various programs and benefits. Every two weeks your pay shows up in your bank account, and if you need to go the doctor, your insurance works the way you expect. Sign..
As a marketer, I’ve been trained to segment audiences based on a variety of variables (i.e. age, gender, behaviors) and to deliver tailored messages to each audience based upon what we believe to be their desired goal, objective or experience. This concept is extending beyond marketing and advertising as companies look to provide employees..
You may be familiar with the story of the blind men and an elephant. In it, a group of blind men come upon an elephant and each describes the animal from what he can feel. The one feeling the elephant’s leg says that it’s like a great pillar; the one who feels the tail says..
HR and business leaders don’t buy technology; they buy solutions to problems. My recent blogs have focused on how to buy solutions to problems, and one of the best examples I can think of to illustrate the point is around performance management. To set the stage, research firm i4cp says that only 28% of companies..