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 […]

Success Story: Empxtrack Improves Performance Appraisal for IT Companies

Success Story: Empxtrack Improves Performance Appraisal for IT Companies

Performance appraisals play a key role in improving employee productivity and business performance. The purpose of performance appraisal for IT companies is to evaluate employee performance against predefined goals. Companies that use performance appraisals are easily able to identify areas where employees can enhance their skills and create development plans to help them do so. […]

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 […]

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 Redefine Performance Management Process

Prediction: It’s Time to Redefine 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 […]

How Do Managers Track Achievements of Employee Performance Goals?

How Do Managers Track Achievements of Employee Performance Goals?

Hitting a target that you can’t see isn’t cool. Did you hear that? To achieve your aim, you need to focus on your goals and objectives! Do managers in your company use goal setting and tracking effectively to ensure organizational and employee performance? I am sure only half of you would answer a ‘Yes’! This […]

Is U.S. Presidential Election Affecting your Workforce Productivity?

Is U.S. Presidential Election Affecting your Workforce Productivity?

Getting daily coverage of 2016 U.S. Presidential Election from different forms of media has already created havoc in the HR departments of thousands of organizations. You must be wondering ‘HOW?’ According to a poll conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of American Psychological Association, 52% Americans accepted that Presidential Election has become a significant source […]

Not Investing in Employee Training & Development? Your Business is Already at Risk!

Not Investing in Employee Training & Development? Your Business is Already at Risk!

Yes, you heard that right! Businesses that do not invest in employee training and development are always a step behind their competitors. Lack of employee development efforts of an employer creates dissatisfaction among workforce and fuel many early exits from an organization. As employing and retaining top talent has become bigger issues in talent management […]

Find, Train & Retain HIPOs and Build up your Succession Plan

Find, Train & Retain HIPOs and Build up your Succession Plan

Two months ago, a CEO of a High Growth Mid-sized Organization, announced to conduct an international strategic marketing event to promote their services in all corners of the world. He elected Catherine as the Chief Event Manager for this upcoming event and shared all the important details with her and handed over the necessary documents […]

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 […]

How to Make Employee Performance Reviews More Effective

How to Make Employee Performance Reviews More Effective

Recently, the news of Adobe, SAP, Microsoft and other Fortune 500 companies eliminating annual performance reviews has been doing rounds in the HR world. The traditional annual performance appraisals are fundamentally flawed with unclear employee goals, irregular feedbacks and no employee recognition programs. It’s true that these once-in-a-year assessments do not improve employee performance, and […]

Why U.S. Companies are Losing Faith in Traditional Performance Reviews

Why U.S. Companies are Losing Faith in Traditional Performance Reviews

Go on the Google search bar and type “Performance Reviews”, you will come across several stories of multinational companies eliminating annual performance reviews. A report published by Bersin by Deloitte stated that, only 8% of companies in their survey reported their performance management process drove high levels of value. 58% felt their process was not […]