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Choosing the right kind of moments of recognition is so important to show that you’ve been listening to what your employees want, need and enjoy receiving.Read more
Is there a better way of working, which does not overload people with learning content and instead, builds relationships to uncover the needs of our people?
In this report, HCI and Oxygen answer that question. This research is an extension of ...
Understanding what a candidate is looking for in an application process has become essential in acquiring top new talent. Companies are now having to market themselves in order to compete for the best and the brightest. So- what are your ...Read more
Diversity and inclusion are more than trends—they are crucial drivers of innovation, the development of new ideas, and key factors in real time alignment to the market. Today’s polarizing political atmosphere only serves to underline the importance of building an inclusive and collaborative culture across the employee lifecycle.
Simply put: We love eCards.
Why? They’re a quick and easy way to start building a culture of continuous recognition at your organization which everyone can take part in.
Too many hiring managers look at onboarding as something they need to hack in order to achieve long-term employee retention. Sure, a good onboarding process will aid in keeping employees longer, if it works. But your best bet is to focus on the people you’re hiring. What do they want? New hires want to feel prepared, confident, motivated, and welcomed to this new adventure they’re about to embark on.
According to a survey done by Gallup in 2015, a top factor which raises overall employee engagement is regular praise and recognition from their managers. And that extends beyond the manager-employee relationship, too. The same survey called out ...Read more
Businesses are coming under increasing pressure as a result of change. In a recent study performed by HCI, which gathered responses from almost 500 participants, 83% agreed with a statement to the effect that the business was always in a state of flux with strategies and priorities constantly changing. Human Resources practitioners are being asked to offer a more strategic approach to help build sustainable human resources within the organization, but at the same time, they are being asked to do so with the same or a lower budget (in 65% of cases).
When it comes to creating an engaging workplace culture that enables you to connect with what’s most meaningful to employees, become an irresistible place to work, and ultimately achieve financial success, corporations across the globe are left wondering which resources to invest in to improve their organization’s culture.
In the Age of the Customer, companies are investing in Customer Experience, Customer Success, and Mapping the Buyer’s Journey. Still, buyers seem fickle and unpleasable. What will it take to connect with your customers?
While the War for Talent is heating up for the moment, the War for Top Talent never stopped. If you were trying to sum up the purpose of modern HR, it might go something like this: hire more high performers and figure out how to retain and develop them.
Within your organization, there’s a running dialogue that goes on in hallways and conference rooms, between desks, via phone, email, and within chat. Those conversations tell a story, from your employees’ perspective, about how your organization is doing — what’s working, what’s not working, how culture affects performance, how valued employees feel, and why they may leave. It’s a critical narrative, but these are private conversations. So how can we uncover qualitative insights like those from these informal channels?
There are few instances in the employee lifecycle as momentous as the first few months on the job. New hires join a firm with the promise of productivity. They are focused on opportunities to grow and develop in their careers while making a ...Read more
Not too long ago, the mega-merger of health care giants CVS Health and Aetna was proposed and the $69 billion deal could mean big change for consumers AND employees of the two companies alike.
Sure, it’s a big decision for any company that provides medical and pharmacy benefits to employees, especially when it staffs hundreds, if not thousands of workers, and serves millions of consumers.
The decision’s impact moves inside company walls, reaching each employee that works for both organizations involved in the merger.
Will jobs be affected by the merger, which is said to potentially reshape the American healthcare system as we know it … and as scary as it sounds, will jobs be lost?
Rethinking performance management is top of mind for many of today’s HR leaders. After all, you’re not only responsible for shaping your company’s overall culture, but also helping your people develop, perform at their best and ...Read more
Performance management practices are in transition as leaders recognize the value that good employee development can bring to an organization—and understand where their own efforts fall short.Read more
The new year is often characterized by an onslaught of change, or at least a renewed commitment to seeking change. But for most HR professionals, change is the norm. In fact, 80% of HR and talent management professionals agree that their organizations are in a constant state of change.
In today’s data-driven business world, it’s no longer sufficient to make critical talent decisions based solely on intuition. In order to drive the business forward, effective talent strategy must be evidence-based and actionable.
Digital disruption is not only driving new imperatives in business, it’s also changing how we work. The always-on nature of many jobs means that the delineation between “work” and “life” is becoming more blurred. The ...Read more