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. Everyone comes ahead a winner; the employee feels valued and the organization reaps the benefits of having highly skilled employees. Cost-Benefit Ratio = Total Benefit ÷ Total Cost.

2012 115

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. Reported on by Cale Guthrie Weissman at Fast Company yesterday , the program’s features include internal chat, task assignment, metrics and “access to birds-eye cameras looking over the office’s entire open floor plan.”

2016 49

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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. My personal view is that employee surveys should be done more than just annually which can get expensive and time consuming. Here are some survey questions from my own surveys of years past to get you started.

2013 126

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. Data-driven recruiters dig deep into metrics such as: Qualified applicants-per-requisition (which indicates whether your sourcing practices are delivering those effective employees).

2016 67

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

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. So, while you have your resume up to date, you’ll also benefit by keeping your LinkedIn profile relevant. The post How to Create a Living Resume appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by James Clift. His bio follows.

2017 143

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 know that job board analysis and unemployment metrics contribute to our understanding of the some of the reported stats. But merely quoting unemployment rates based on those that are receiving unemployment benefits doesn’t cut it and is inaccurate.

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. The work you do defining your personal brand and developing content for your resume (and bio and other career documents) forms the foundation for all your personal marketing materials, online and offline, and offers many benefits: Helps you develop messaging designed to resonate with your target audience. Include 3 or 4 value-driven bulleted statements with metrics.

2017 194

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. Use significant metrics, accomplishments, and successes—and be specific. Instead, focus on the benefits an employer receives by choosing you over someone else with similar experience.

2014 87

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

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

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?

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. The bi-annual or annual survey of engagement is a data anachronism resembling a flip phone in the age of smart phones and pulse surveys are at best bandages losing their stickiness to halt the haemorrhaging of useful data. The new currency for data collection for employee engagement will be human trust not large survey consulting fees.

2017 50

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. A recent Jobvite survey reported that of 1600 respondents, 60% had saved an average of $20,000 annually by using social recruiting tools – and 20% saved an average of more than $90,000. Effective Metrics. Social Media is exhausting. Let me restate, doing social media right is exhausting.

2013 115

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 31

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. So, starting to really customize, consider the audience, and then also things, you know, from one manager where it’s working really well to a manager somewhere else with a similar situation and need that can really learn and benefit from that, so that was the approach that we took. [6:44].

2012 60

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]. David Zinger: So, really drawing them in, and the slide I’m looking at now is metrics for magnetism. A conversation with Kevin Sheridan and David Zinger.

2012 59

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. Candidates know that in order to be seen by recruiters as top talent their resume needs to be crystal clear about their personal brand and the benefits they offer future employers. It’s not limited to the sales industry and those with metrics to boast.

2017 76

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 23

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 67