Digital Transformation and the Evolution of HR Trends

Digital Transformation and the Evolution of HR Trends

Till a few years ago, human resources used to be least active in technology innovation and automation. But over time, digital transformation has empowered HR to improve the human resource processes. According to CB Insights research, HR technology industry had received more than $2 billion in investment capital in 2015. Thus, encouraging use of advanced tools […]

58% Companies Say That Performance Management is an Ineffective use of Time. Why?

58% Companies Say That Performance Management is an Ineffective use of Time. Why?

CFOs estimate that ineffective performance management processes result into thirty percent loss of company’s performance potential. And only 8% of organizations drive high value from these processes. In Brandon Hall Group’s 2016 Performance Management study, 72% of organizations found their performance management process to be “some – what effective” or “not at all effective”. [Source] […]

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 […]

Facing Trouble in employee time tracking? Get an Intuitive, Easy-to-Use Tool

Facing Trouble in employee time tracking? Get an Intuitive, Easy-to-Use Tool

Project managers often find it challenging to keep track of how many hours their team members have spent on each task. Managing people becomes a lot easier if you can measure what you are managing. Why do organizations need timesheets? Timesheets provide accurate information about the employees’ time spent on each project and activity. In […]

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% […]

Should 360 Reviews Be Part Of Performance Management Process

Should 360 Reviews Be Part Of Performance Management Process

Is your team facing challenges in achieving performance goals? Are your team members aware of the skills and behaviours desired in an organization? If so, a 360 Degree assessment can be a powerful tool to bring positive change within your organization. 360 review or multi-rater feedback as it’s commonly known, solicits feedback from multiple sources […]

Want to be a good manager? Don’t let these challenges affect you!

Want to be a good manager? Don’t let these challenges affect you!

The role of a manager has always been demanding and ever evolving. Managers enable their team members to achieve their goals, maintain high levels of productivity, and ensure a focused and aligned effort. Multiple responsibilities and continually changing workplace trends, make the work of a manager more challenging than that of an employee working for the […]

Reasons to Automate Performance Appraisal System: A Comparative Study

Reasons to Automate Performance Appraisal System: A Comparative Study

Organizations use employee performance appraisal as a tool to determine the effectiveness of employee goals and provide feedback against these goals. Employees’ performance is an essential factor in an organization’s ability to meet its objectives. Appraisals often cause stress, anxiety and dismay amongst employees. It is one of the most dreaded tasks that employees and […]

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 […]

HR Statistics for Human Resource Management

HR Statistics for Human Resource Management

2017 predictions, trends and statistics associated with human resource management are all in. Like each year, HR leaders are reviewing the main challenges, priorities and trends before predicting what will change in the year ahead. Human resource management is a process to manage people within an organization. Since employees are the most valuable asset for […]

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 […]

Case Study: Empxtrack Performance Management Software aligns employees for a Not-For-Profit

Case Study: Empxtrack Performance Management Software aligns employees for a Not-For-Profit

This case is about a not-for-profit organization in the US with 110 employees. It describes the challenges that the organization faced and the solution to make the performance management process accurate and more useful to the management. Challenges The leadership believed that their organization’s customers were not being served effectively and while most employees were […]

Infographic : How Managers can set Employee Goals for Better Performance

Infographic : How Managers can set Employee Goals for Better Performance

Take a moment to assume yourself to be a member of sales team in a product based company. An email notification pops up on your laptop screen. Message: Well, the goal doesn’t seem to be an easy one! But is this the right way to decide an employee’s goals? Does the manager even know if […]

Year in Review: The Changing Trends of HR Industry in 2016

Year in Review: The Changing Trends of HR Industry in 2016

2016 was an exciting year for human resource industry. HR saw major transformations in several HR practices, starting from annual performance reviews to overtime rules, from people analytics to effects of Trump’s administration. All these changing trends kept HR professionals busy throughout the year. We have just stepped into the year 2017. It’s time to […]

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 […]

Prediction: It’s Time to Re-engineer Performance Management Process

Prediction: It’s Time to Re-engineer Performance Management Process

Why is it important to redefine performance management? Because, it can give us a better way to manage employees, improve their productivity and increase overall organizational effectiveness. According to Josh Bersin, only 8% organizations believe that their performance management process is worth the time they put into. Deloitte found that many organizations were struggling to […]

What to Expect from Performance Management in 2017?

What to Expect from Performance Management in 2017?

2016 has been an unprecedented year in the area of employee performance management. HR leaders are choosing year-long, data driven performance evaluation over employee metrics. Annual appraisals have failed to deliver the desired outcomes and companies no more find them effective. As already stated in one of our previous posts Why U.S. Companies Are Losing […]

How to Identify, Develop & Retain your High Potential Employees (HIPO)?

How to Identify, Develop & Retain your High Potential Employees (HIPO)?

High potential employees, or commonly known as HIPOs, are 50% more valuable to an organization than other employees, as they exhibit 21 percent higher productivity levels. CEB data shows that HIPOs contribute 91% more in achieving business goals. As shown in the image, a high-potential employee has the capability, aspiration and commitment to take organizational […]