Culture and Retention: How to Make Your Company’s Culture Thrive
People perform better when they feel they are valued, so creating a positive work culture can have benefits that not only make for happier employees, but more productive ones as well. Because a favorable company culture has a direct correlation to employee retention, it’s imperative for businesses to find ways to cultivate an environment that attracts and keeps the best talent.
A Guide to Choosing the Best Free HR Software for Your Company
Is your company taking advantage of the vast benefits of HRM software? Maybe it’s not in the budget, or you think it’s more of a luxury than a need. Whatever the reason, if you aren’t already harnessing the power of software in your HR department, there’s no reason to wait any longer. Many companies offer free versions that allow HR teams to fulfill some of the most import HR functions…completely free of charge!
Building a Happier Workforce: Employee Well-Being and Mental Health
Why should employers care about their employees’ well-being and happiness? Besides the ethical ramifications, it makes good business sense. Happy employees are more productive and contribute to better company morale, employee retention, and recruitment. Gallup found that employees who scored high in all five well-being categories listed above missed 41 percent less work because of poor health and were 81 percent less likely to look for different employment.
Data-Driven Decision-Making in HR
According to a survey report from software company Sage People, while 83 percent of HR leaders agree that all people decisions should be based on data and analytics, only 37 percent actually use data to solve their HR issues. In fact, a survey conducted by IT company Sierra-Cedar found the most popular tool for business intelligence and HR analytics was Microsoft Excel, which simply can’t process big data.
The IT Manager’s Guide to Digitalizing Human Resources
Digitalizing your company’s human resources department may be one of the best moves you can make as an IT manager, particularly during the COVID pandemic, when a majority of employees are working from home. As with any digital transformation, aligning the objectional transformational objectives of organizations with the HR department is key.
77 percent of executives believe that yearly performance reviews don’t accurately show their employees’ contribution. The difference is: they’re still doing them. In fact, a CEB study showed that managers spend an average of 210 hours a year conducting performance management activities–a method they know to be faulty.
The Talent Paradigm: Engage and Retain
You spend considerable time and resources recruiting top talent into your company. You may even have them designated as “rising stars” or “high potentials”. You have big plans for them and need them for the future. But, how do you identify that next set of top talent – the rising stars?