Tag Archives: Data & Analytics

Get Ready for 2019

2019 HR Forecast

HR experts share six trends that will shape the industry in the coming year.

By Marta Chmielowicz

The past year in HR has been marked by developments in smart technologies, key shifts in workplace management practices, and the rise of alternative forms of work. With artificial intelligence (AI), automation, social media, and a new world of data and analytics at their fingertips, HR professionals have transformed the industry into a more agile and strategic business function. According to DDI’s 2018 Global Leadership Forecast, 71 percent of HR professionals report that their reputation with the senior team as a trusted advisor has improved in the past three years.

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What Drives Engagement?

Employee Experience

Two HR leaders share their innovative strategies that have resulted in industry-leading employee engagement rates.

By Marta Chmielowicz

What motivates talented employees to stay at a company? The answer is complex and multi-dimensional, and often includes factors like opportunities for growth, work with a greater purpose, consistent feedback and recognition, and a schedule that fits their lifestyle. But underlying these elements of a positive work experience is a culture that promotes high employee engagement.

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Conquering Speed and Scale Challenges

HR Automation

Data is empowering business leaders to make better hiring decisions.

by Tierney McAfee

With a historically low unemployment rate, organizations with high volume recruiting targets and outdated hiring processes are experiencing challenges finding the right talent. This means speed in hiring is more important than ever, especially when it comes to engaging hourly employees, says Adam Godson, vice president of global technology solutions for Cielo, a recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) partner. New advances in technology are helping organizations get the right number of candidates at the right time and keeping those candidates engaged.

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Finding Solutions

Analytics

Today’s technology can provide the answers to three challenging questions that HR continues to face.

By Ron Hetrick

Despite the proliferation of smart technologies and best practices, 65 percent of companies have had to adjust a business strategy because they could not secure the right talent in a specific function or geographic area. This finding comes from Allegis Group’s 2018 Talent Advisory Survey, a study of HR decision-makers, and demonstrates that organizations continue to deal with a lack of information when making talent decisions, which can have negative consequences for the business.

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Getting the Most from Live Analytics

Assessing data in real time provides a competitive advantage to sourcing and recruiting candidates.

By Taylor Thompson

Thanks to advances in technology, the HR industry has become very data driven in its practices. And while it’s imperative to essentially every aspect of business, the main problem with data is that it’s often historical.

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Beyond the Basics

User Experience

Zeroing in on candidate experience will provide organizations with a competitive edge.

By Debbie Bolla

The majority of organizations look to traditional metrics, like cost per hire, time to fill, and time to deliver, when measuring the success of their talent acquisition approach. But what’s next?

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Survey Says…

Employee Engagement Data

Culling data from employee engagement surveys can drive strategic business decisions.

By Marta Chmielowicz

Employee engagement is a key competitive differentiator in today’s business climate. According to DecisionWise’s 2018 State of Employee Engagement Report, engagement is a top priority for 51 percent of executive teams, and 56 percent of organizations have a formal program in place to measure and enhance it. For most, this program consists of employee feedback systems (60 percent), company events (52 percent), recognition programs (45 percent), and more.

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Finding the Right Fit

Onboarding

How a cultural audit can elevate the onboarding process.

By Lilith Christiansen

Only 44 percent of employees believe their employer does a good job bringing new talent into the organization. Strategic onboarding seeks to solve that issue by moving beyond automating paperwork. Instead, it delivers a personalized journey that transforms new hires into fully functioning, integrated members of the team. Today’s onboarding approaches should provide clear expectations in terms of behavior and interaction with management, customers, and other employees.

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Getting More From Data Intelligence

Paul Harty

With Paul Harty, Chief Solutions Officer, Sevenstep

With unprecedented low global unemployment rates, today’s forward-thinking companies are looking inward at their own internal talent pools to fill critical positions while growing employees. Paul Harty, chief solutions officer for Sevenstep says that data will be key to their success. Here, Harty explains what to measure, the best intelligence tools to leverage, and what actions to take in order to gain a competitive advantage.

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Increasing Time to Productivity

Onboarding Metrics

How technology and onboarding drive performance metrics.

By Debbie Bolla

Data is a crucial piece in an effective talent acquisition and management strategy. Andrew Brown, global head of RPO, partners, and alliances for Lumesse, says today’s tech platforms provide a holistic view of talent, allowing organizations to pinpoint where their approaches are working and areas for improvement.

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