Too Much Information: When Metrics Meets Surveillance


What’s the line between workplace metrics, good communication and surveillance? Odo, a new product from online survey platform Qualtrics, raises this debate once again. What’s different about this new wave of workplace metrics programs is transparency.

2016 88

Cut Once Measure Twice. HR Metrics for Training, Retention & Engagement


Increase Workplace Productivity Through HR Metrics. The benefits of formalized training programs are numerous, whether looking at the immediate benefit of employees with renewed energy and newfound skills or the long-term impact through decreased turnover and improved employee satisfaction.

2012 150

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12 Employee Survey Questions to Ask Your Workplace Today


The employee survey is a concrete snapshot of your workplace at a moment in time. It’s the balance sheet of the company’s workforce providing a metrics based window into the overall view of the workplace straight from the employee.

2013 163

5 Benefits of a Data-Driven Recruitment Strategy


Although overall job gains have slowed, according to 2016 JOLTS (Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey) there continues to be more job openings than hires being made. Here are a few benefits of this data-driven method: 1.

2016 128

How to Create a Living Resume

Ms. Career Girl

Sales jobs, meanwhile, lend particularly well to metrics. In fact, a 2015 survey by national staffing firm Addison Group found that 90 percent of hiring managers said they’ve noticed when a resume isn’t tailored to the role in question.

2017 204

Are You Wondering What Employees Are Really Thinking?

Water Cooler Wisdom

Gallup defined differentiating benefits and perks as those that a segment of organizations offer, those that most employees say they would change jobs to get, and those that correlate most highly with employee engagement and well-being. The survey respondents cited flextime , which allows employees to have some choice in the time of day they work, as the sole differentiating benefit. For more from the Gallup survey, head over to the QuickBase Fast Track blog.

2017 43

Statistics are Dead, Not Job Boards


Who is actually being polled or surveyed to come up with these stats? I didn’t fill out one survey or receive one call asking me what I was doing or how I was filling my open requisitions. I appreciate statistics, but… what do we really see?

Your Resume Has 2 Minutes Or Less To Get Attention

Career Realism

An overwhelming majority of recruiters and HR professionals invest less than two minutes reviewing a candidate’s resume, according to a new survey CareerBuilder recently completed. Additionally, almost 20% of the HR professionals surveyed stated that they invest 30 seconds or less.

2014 114

How to Write An Irresistible C-suite Executive Resume in 10 Steps

Executive Career Brand

Many surveys show that the vast majority of them social recruit. Include 3 or 4 value-driven bulleted statements with metrics. When was the last time you used your executive resume? When was the last time you even thought about it or looked at it?

2017 210

Why Investing in Your Company’s Health Programs is More Important Than Ever

Corn on the Job

With the rising costs of healthcare, employees are more and more enticed to apply to a company that provides them with excellent healthcare benefits. And because there are no metrics to routinely track productivity among employees, the effects of presenteeism are rarely captured.

2018 56

Should You Separate “Personal Life” on Your Enterprise Network?


The employee survey question, “I have a best friend at work,” is a key indicator of an employee’s engagement, commitment to quality and loyalty. In addition, it is important to link metrics on innovation, engagement and business performance to the enterprise network and it may be difficult to tie activity on a social connection site to business results.

2014 104

Personal Tracking and Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Our antiquated methods of survey data and analytics in employee engagement do little to help us measure and master engagement. Moreover, a GfK survey that studied 20,000 people in 16 countries reveals that 1 in 3 people track their health and fitness already with an app or device.

2017 64

The Importance of a Performance Culture

Water Cooler Wisdom

financial and performance benefits. the HCI survey, most of these cultural facets are not particularly. essential facets are not regularly measured or evaluated in surveyed. HCI points out that a strikingly low percentage of surveyed. evaluated based on the identified metrics. Are you working toward a robust culture in your company because you. feel you should, or because it will result in tangible business results? And either way, are you doing it right?

The Social Conundrum for HR: Is There One?


The fact of the matter is that Social Media is benefiting HR and Recruiting – we are seeing levels of communication like never before. Effective Metrics. Social Media is exhausting. Let me restate, doing social media right is exhausting.

2013 150

I’m supposed to write 23 mini-essays in 24 hours before an employer will even interview me

Ask A Manager

Membership Performance Reporting Analysis- Describe your experience and approach with strategic planning and reporting analysis with membership performance and metrics other than those related membership marketing including the following: · Membership Reporting & Analysis (Membership Counts & Revenue). Member Surveys Analytics/Survey Tools used. Membership Year Over Year performance metrics.

2018 63

Employee Engagement Dialogue with Jennifer Schulte from Mars, Inc.

David Zinger

So, the interesting thing when I started surveying and talking to those folks and interviewing them was they didn’t really recognize what they were doing. It’s not accountable for the survey and the data; it’s accountable for the behavior and the ongoing work. [19:13].

2012 78

I don’t want to work with my estranged father, changing in front of coworkers at the gym, and more

Ask A Manager

And, finally, I’m so new to the company that I have no metric with which to gauge how reactions to this information would go. My office recently added some cool new perks on top of our employee benefits. Increased llama satisfaction surveys for Llama Co from 64% “highly satisfied” to 91% “highly satisfied” over six months. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My amazing new job has a catch: my father.

2019 53

HR LunchBreak: Affecting the VALUE of Your Workforce


Compensaton and Benefits. Surveys & White Papers. Once employees are onboarded, HR can also affect the process for performance management and review, compensation and benefits, ongoing training and mentorship, and other employee/workforce initiatives. As a result, HR can also lead the way toward defining key results or performance indicators for every job description- hard and fast metrics by which the strength of your workforce can be analayzed. Be our Friend.

2011 54

Employee Engagement Dialogue: Magnetic Engagement

David Zinger

David Zinger: And so the real weave there is that passion and pride; I think kind of the two pulls of the magnet really draw people together, and it’s like the magnet works both ways – the organization benefits as does the employee. [07:26].

2012 76

Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017

Career Realism

I’m hopeful that 2017 will be a year full of great opportunities for all job seekers actively searching, and for those passively open to new opportunities—which according to a new survey by JobVite happens to be 74% of us. It’s not limited to the sales industry and those with metrics to boast.

2017 99

Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

Many smaller employers may not offer the benefits of the big boys but can give you tremendous experience and responsibility right at the beginning of your career. This survey gets at almost none of that. It will get attention, but it is a survey that is laughable in its utility. i would be willing to bet if you surveyed a good sample of gen y-ers, the preferences would be all over the place. Is this your first time here?

2009 72