How to Overcome Challenges in Employee Scheduling? Spend 2 minutes to Get a Solution

How to Overcome Challenges in Employee Scheduling? Spend 2 minutes to Get a Solution

Organizations that are “open beyond regular working hours” face multiple challenges in schedule management of their employees. Efficient shift management has become an absolute necessity for such businesses. Whether it is a customer support process for a manufacturing unit or a mid-sized healthcare facility – each requires a round-the-clock availability of personnel. Floor managers are […]

How to Avoid Manager Bias from Performance Appraisals?

How to Avoid Manager Bias from Performance Appraisals?

Performance Appraisals are conducted to evaluate employee performance, identify skill development needs and recognize valuable contribution of the top performers. Using a standard rating criterion in performance evaluation ensures fairness in the process. Impact of Rating Patterns of Managers in Performance Appraisals During performance reviews, every manager uniquely evaluates and scores employees on multiple performance […]

Performance Evaluation Facts to Keep Millennials Engaged & Productive

Performance Evaluation Facts to Keep Millennials Engaged & Productive

By 2020, millennials will form the largest part of the entire U.S. workforce. Reports say that millennials constantly change their jobs, if they don’t feel valued or find no career growth at their current workplace. To meet their expectations, companies are trying to figure out ways to engage and retain millennial talent. Out of many […]

Managing Remote Employees – Some Useful Tips

Managing Remote Employees – Some Useful Tips

In today’s global economy, companies prefer appointing employees across various locations based on business needs. Talented and skilled workers can competently meet project deadlines and work towards achieving organizational objectives, even if they are working remotely. Such remote team members not only help in saving business costs but also help increase overall productivity. Use of […]

People analytics: Does your Organization Run Data-Driven Processes?

People analytics: Does your Organization Run Data-Driven Processes?

Changing human resource management to a data-driven mindset can be challenging. After all, HR intends to deal with people, not with numbers. However, being data-driven is vital for a forward moving business. Data analytics measures success of HR initiatives and helps in making well-informed decisions. 77% of managers regard people analytics as a key business […]

How to Make Performance Reviews More Meaningful?

How to Make Performance Reviews More Meaningful?

Are performance reviews making any difference in your workforce productivity? Is it even effective in optimizing an employee’s performance? Not sure? You’re not alone! Ideally, performance review is a systematic process to evaluate and document performance of an employee. If an appraisal process is designed and implemented carefully, it can help managers and HR to […]

Why only 31.5% of U.S. Employees are Engaged at Work?

Why only 31.5% of U.S. Employees are Engaged at Work?

Gallup, through their research found that only 31.5% of U.S. employees and 13% worldwide are actively engaged in their jobs. Lack of engagement and low productivity cost up to $550 billion every year to the employers. People are an important asset to an organization and managers can get the best out of these people by […]

Top 3 Lessons to Engage Millennial Workforce

Top 3 Lessons to Engage Millennial Workforce

By 2020, millennials will make up nearly 50% of the entire global workforce. Millennials or also known as Gen Y is soon going to outnumber baby boomers and generation X in the population count. Soon, we will see millennials becoming managers and future leaders, and dominating each business sector. According to a PWC report, 63.3% […]

How Smart HR Technology can Make a Difference?

How Smart HR Technology can Make a Difference?

Rapid developments in technology have impacted human resource practices in more ways than we can imagine. Bersin by Deloitte has stated that companies with newly upgraded HR systems see cost savings of 22% per employee. Businesses are making significant investments on cloud-based HR solutions than on-premises HR software. A Gartner report shows that cloud-based HR […]

How to make 2017 More Successful from HR Perspective?

How to make 2017 More Successful from HR Perspective?

Employee retention and workforce performance are two major challenges for nearly every organization. For achieving better business outcomes, companies need to engage top talent and create a work culture where each employee adds value to the business. Since employees take time to deliver results, it is important to retain experienced and high capability employees. The […]

Engaging Millennial Workforce is no more a Challenge in 2017

Engaging Millennial Workforce is no more a Challenge in 2017

Got millennials at your workplace? If not, they will soon be working with you. Before millennial workforce join your organization (or before they think of exiting your workplace), plan creating an engaging and friendly work environment for them. Millennial workforce is the most educated generation of employees exhibiting characteristics that could be an asset for […]

Here’s 2017, Be Ready with Resolutions for The New Year

Here’s 2017, Be Ready with Resolutions for The New Year

As we are nearing the end of 2016, each one of us must have made some New Year resolutions. For many, the most common personal resolutions are to eat healthy, exercise more, spend less time on phones and other gadgets, and give more time to family/ friends. But, have you thought about the improvements you […]

How to Improve Workforce Engagement in the U.S. Healthcare Industry?

How to Improve Workforce Engagement in the U.S. Healthcare Industry?

As stated by President-elect Donald Trump during presidential election campaigns, he is likely to bring some changes in the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Since many insurers dropped out from ACA’s health insurance exchanges, it is concluded that Americans’ support for the healthcare law is slightly more negative than positive. ACA’s future is unclear and the […]

Employee-Manager Relationship: What Do Employees Expect from Their Managers?

Employee-Manager Relationship: What Do Employees Expect from Their Managers?

Inspiring leader, quick problem solver, empathetic person, multi-tasking colleague and compassionate mentor are some of the qualities that employees generally expect in their manager. For instance, some employees admire a hands-on boss whois always concerned to ask his team members “How are things going?” While others don’t wish to see their boss, except for annual […]

Have Disengaged Team? Meet Employee Needs with Online HR tools!

Have Disengaged Team? Meet Employee Needs with Online HR tools!

“If organizations increase investment in workplace practices which are related to employee engagement by just 10%, they would increase profits by $2,400 per employee” as stated by Accenture. The workplaces are changing… And today, the way people perform business functions is evolving rapidly. Introduction of online HR tools has given a new life to multiple workplace practices – employee engagement being one of the […]

Employee Retention: How to Identify, Nurture and Retain Top Performers

Employee Retention: How to Identify, Nurture and Retain Top Performers

What type of employees should HR hire to build a rapidly growing business? Is identifying and nurturing top performers an answer to increasing employee retention complexities? Let’s find out. A successful business needs high-performing employees who have the capabilities to get the job done right and continue the workflow seamlessly. What’s more important is the […]

Is Talent Management the Right Business Strategy to Retain Top Talent?

Is Talent Management the Right Business Strategy to Retain Top Talent?

Talent management is all about finding new talent and nurturing existing employees to boost organizational performance and engagement. Over the years, the approach to conduct business and manage workforce has changed vastly. To meet strategic goals and achieve high profitable margins, it is required to align talent management with organizational needs in terms of resources, […]

Online Employee Engagement Survey: Boost Positivity Among Workforce

Online Employee Engagement Survey: Boost Positivity Among Workforce

Employees are the most significant assets of any organization. And to keep them happy and satisfied, employee engagement survey becomes a vital part. In fact, majority of HR professionals are focusing on activities that can boost employee engagement. Some people consider engagement as a new buzz word that indicates job satisfaction, while there’s no such […]