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. Organizations can also measure the benefits of hard skills training by using two of the most important – and often overlooked – business and human capital employment metrics.

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

Employee Engagement Survey: Black Hole or Portal?

David Zinger

Does your survey shed new light on work and the organization? Employee engagement surveys are instruments to penetrate the blackness of our knowledge about our employees’ attitudes and perspectives about work.

2015 94

How to Tell if Your Employee Training Program is Working [Metrics and Measures]

The Undercover Recruiter

Ask your workers to fill out the questionnaire survey anonymously, so you can find out exactly what worked and what didn’t. How to Tell if Your Employee Training Program is Working [Metrics and Measures].

2013 100

How to Get the Best Feedback on Your Recruiting Process

The Undercover Recruiter

While metrics that demonstrate a high volume of quality users is a great. Recruiting Gaetano DiNardi methodology Nextiva recruitment process survey

2019 102

How to Get More Than the Average 2.9% Salary Increase in 2017

Career Solvers

According to the 2016/2017 Mercer US Compensation Planning Survey, the average salary increase budget is expected to be 2.9% Quantify your accomplishments with dollars, percentages, and other appropriate metrics.

2016 68

How to Get More Than the Average 2.9% Salary Raise Predicted for 2016

Career Solvers

Compensation Planning Survey , indicating a trend towards continuing to reward top performers and incentivize employees through recognition opportunities that are not only linked to base pay. The key findings of the survey are below. Mercer recently released their 2015/2016 U.S.

2015 56

Measuring Recruiting’s Impact Beyond Source of Hire


Susan LaMotte, CEO and founder of exaqueo, doesn’t hang her hat on a source of hire metric either, but instead looks at “source of influence.” So, why no love for the source of hire metric? For example, you can’t look at employer branding metrics in a vacuum.

12 Reasons Why Hiring Managers Aren’t Reading Your Resume

Career Solvers

Careerbuilder recently surveyed 2,298 U.S. You have given a metric to show how you improved something within the organizations you have supported but there is no context around these accomplishments.

2012 112

How to Leverage Another Job Offer (The Right Way)

Ms. Career Girl

But if you play your cards right and understand your company’s HR metrics , you might find yourself in a more lucrative and compelling role than before the new opportunity came along.

2019 192

How to Go From Employee to Boss

Ms. Career Girl

Consider sending out an employee evaluation or survey, like one of the employee surveys from Infosurv , asking the people whom you supervise to rate your current leadership capabilities and offer suggestions for improvement. Do you dream about becoming the boss?

2014 190

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 188

3 Things to do to Improve the Performance of your HR Department


The report is called “Rethinking HR for a Changing World” and is based on a survey of C-suite executives. Most CEOs don’t care about internal HR metrics. Wouldn’t it be nice to read a C-suite survey in a couple of years where only 17% of executives thought HR was doing a bad job?

2013 161

Recruiters are Looking, What Do You Need To Do To Be Found?

Career Alley

A recent US survey stated that around 94% of recruiters are using social media platforms to recruit for vacancies and the majority of them are using Linkedin. Recruiters are getting savvier each day with social media.

2012 305

5 Trends Uncovered at HR Technology Conference #hrtechconf


Many companies are tackling this problem differently from engagement software platforms like Globoforce to gamification tools and improved survey and influence mapping tools within organizations. Move Towards Metrics & Analytics.

Are You Wondering What Employees Are Really Thinking?

Water Cooler Wisdom

The survey respondents cited flextime , which allows employees to have some choice in the time of day they work, as the sole differentiating benefit. According to the survey, the majority of US employees show up at their job every day without the guidance, incentives and support needed to perform at their best. Furthermore, only 21 percent of employees strongly agree they have performance metrics that are within their control.

2017 43

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 247

BENCHMARK YOUR RECRUITING PRACTICE - A Great Offer for HR Capitalist Readers.

HR Capitalist

If you''re in HR, you know how hard it is to get data and metrics on where you stand with any part of your Talent Practice without spending money. In addition to those valuable metrics, APQC is also going to include some really cool stuff if they get enough data - testing some hypothesis to see if certain practices (like outsourcing, use of social media, etc.) The report you get will be a valid comparison across all companies in the survey.

2013 62

Let’s Play the Recruiting & Hiring Manager Blame Game


Bad Recruiters Don’t Use HR Metrics. On the other hand, recruiters don’t solicit feedback or consider turnover as an human capital and HR metrics worth measuring or even monitoring. The use of recruiting and HR as your employee performance scapegoats is no more.

2013 129

The Best Social Recruiting Insights of Your Week


Social is free, but you have to resource it … you have to understand your metrics, and figure out what is important to you.”. Opening up the conference, Gerry Crispin of CareerXRoads, shared some key thoughts from the most recent Candidate Experience Survey.

2014 152

Guiding Your Team Through Evolving Work Structures

Water Cooler Wisdom

Prior to revising a structure or process (or starting a new one), survey your team members about the most effective ways to get their jobs done with maximum impact and minimum stress, and notice commonalities in the  feedback. Outline rules and expectations upfront and select a metric like productivity to ascertain how well the new protocol is working.

2019 52

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?

6 Tips for Creating Great Employer Branding Content


In fact, according to a Harris Interactive Survey for Glassdoor , “67% of employers believe retention rates would be higher if candidates had a clearer picture of what to expect about working at a company before taking the job.” A few weeks ago, I received an unassuming white box in the mail.

2016 110

Episode 5: 3 More Emerging HR Technology Startups #HRTechConf


The 2014 CareerXRoads Source of Hire survey (link below) found that employee referrals were the highest candidate source of hire at nearly 20%. The 2014 CareerXRoads Source of Hire survey (link below) found that employee referrals were the highest candidate source of hire at nearly 20%.

2014 136

Quality of Hire - The Simple Way.

HR Capitalist

The biggest problem with any type of QoH metric is that performance of the candidate in question usually has to be taken into account. Survey your hiring managers and ask them to rate their satisfaction of the new hire according to: -Overall quality of the hire, . -Quality of hire for the money they could spend in salary, and. -Quality of the hire for what was available in the marketplace for all the "must have''s" they listed.

2013 78

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

Stay Interviews: Free Employee Retention Program That Doesn’t Suck


Unlike employee survey’s these question and answer sessions involve conversation, compassion, and engagement not a standard number two pencil in which to complete your annual employee survey.

2012 131

Have No Fear About Scary Big Data #BigDataHR


So, as we began to develop our own solution, we engaged with clients to get their perspective, and surveyed the wider industry on current practices, frustrations and needs when it comes to utilizing data in recruiting.

2014 128

Do Data Scientist Use Statistics?

Imarticus Learning

This application help data scientists to understand the experimental results especially when there are multiple metrics being measured. Data science use techniques such as regression, latent variable analysis, casual effect analysis and survey design to find out the reason behind this loss.

2019 52

Supply Chain Strategies for Smaller Businesses

Water Cooler Wisdom

And women are leading the charge—according to a 2018 survey conducted by  Gartner Research , there has been "sustained strong representation of women in the senior-most ranks of supply chain organizations relative to other functions. Jill Keto, CMO of  Easy Metrics , a cloud-based supply chain visibility provider, has moved up in her career by developing tools that help organizations optimize their largest controllable expense—labor. 

2019 40

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

LIES, DAMN LIES AND STATS: You Don't Know Your "Time to Productivity" in Your Company.

HR Capitalist

The podcast will be out next week, and we're talking about the Allied HRIQ Mobility survey , which starts with a bunch of great stats on relocation, then quickly gets into some related areas, including recruiting effectiveness and onboarding research.

2012 82

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 65

The Importance of a Performance Culture

Water Cooler Wisdom

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? According to research.

Telework Week Pledges Filled Their Tanks with $2.7 Million in Commuting Savings; Demonstrated a Nationwide Impact

Telecommuting Journal

Telework comes at a time of increased importance on efficiency and a focus on building metrics, including improving employee satisfaction, productivity, and business continuity programs. Sixty percent of surveyed organizations said that management has turned the corner on telework and is more open to and encouraging of telework, versus one year ago. Telework Week Recap Finds Productivity Gains, Increased Management Support, and Savings at the Pump. ALEXANDRIA, Va.,

A New Way to Envision Onboarding

Water Cooler Wisdom

Those organizations that have embraced more modern recruiting practices are grappling with old metrics. According to a recent IDC survey, 77 percent of organizations say that onboarding is at least “very important,” yet statistics on the level of sophistication of current efforts don’t bear this out. The world of work is changing, and talent acquisition is no exception.

2016 40

The Pink Panty Retention Strategy


These managers were directly responsible for their employee turnover and retention and yet they were not measured or held accountable for these metrics. And so I number crunched, evaluated turnover metrics by manager, and presented my findings.

Switching Careers at the Executive Level

Jennifer Anthony

In fact, according to Execunet’s 2009 Executive Job Market Intelligence Report, 94 percent of the senior-level executives surveyed would consider switching industries.

2009 158

Four Changes You Can Make to Your Talent Acquisition Strategy Today


These small wins are what I call low hanging fruit and they are often overlooked because they seem small and insignificant, however, they can have an impact beyond HR and recruiting metrics.

2016 91

4 Ways Recruiters Use Social Networking to Find You


Jobvite’s 2012 Social Recruiting Survey found that 93 percent of recruiters using LinkedIn. This allows them to anticipate hiring needs helping them cut down on recruiting metrics like cost per hire and time to fill. This is a blog post from our sister blog, Secrets of the Job Hunt.

Is Your Organization Really Ready for Big Data? #BigDataHR


Exit Surveys. Also this is a good time to get consensus on how you will be calculating key metrics and terms — like headcount reporting. This week on Blogging4Jobs, we are focusing on the theme Big Data sponsored by Jibe.

2014 142

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.

2016 128