Employee Retention – Is it a Yay or Nay for your Company in 2018?

Employee Retention – Is it a Yay or Nay for your Company in 2018?

Employee Retention has become a concern for organizations across the globe. Employee turnover adversely affects a company’s performance and growth. According to the Centre for American Progress, employee turnover costs roughly 20% of an employee’s salary to replace that individual. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics states that people quit jobs in search of better […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Does Pre-Populating Employee Data in an HR Software Trial Make your Life Easy?

Does Pre-Populating Employee Data in an HR Software Trial Make your Life Easy?

A free of cost HR software trial is a win-win situation for the potential prospects/ clients as well as the business offering it. With a free trial offering, a company can showcase their product features and functionalities, without letting the user pay a single penny. It sounds good… then what is the challenge? Absence of […]

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 […]

Dropbox Hacked, Is HR Data Secure in the Cloud HRIS?

Dropbox Hacked, Is HR Data Secure in the Cloud HRIS?

Recently, a headline highlighted the hacking of more than 68 million Dropbox passwords. This has brought a lot of scrutiny to the security of the cloud-based data storage. The company, Dropbox, has revealed that user IDs and passwords of 68 million users were stolen in a 2012 data breach that took place 4 years ago. […]

Does HR Technology Simplify Functioning of Start-up Founders as HR Head?

Does HR Technology Simplify Functioning of Start-up Founders as HR Head?

What is the first thought that comes to your mind when you think of human resources in start-ups? Is it the absence of an HR department? Or the thought of unwritten HR policies? Or both? Take a moment to think. How would it be, if your company’s CEO was managing the HR functions too? Today, […]

HR Lesson: Human Resource Management System and the Olympics

HR Lesson: Human Resource Management System and the Olympics

The Rio Olympics 2016 Sports lovers, across the world, had a wonderful time witnessing the spectacular 31st Summer Olympics event. This international sports event, scheduled between 5th to 21st August in Rio de Janeiro, united 10,000 athletes to compete in 28 different sports. Billions of people in more than 200 countries glued themselves to their […]

Guide for Effective Employee Management: Get Ready for Action!

Guide for Effective Employee Management: Get Ready for Action!

Employees are the living asset for a successful business, so managing them carefully is an essential step for every business owner. Effective employee management allows business owners to capitalize on their employee’s potential and strengths. Human resource experts believe that employee management is an opportunity to motivate employees and encourage them to achieve work goals. […]

Paper or Paperless or SaaS HR System: What Pays Off Well?

Paper or Paperless or SaaS HR System: What Pays Off Well?

The HR Function Human resource is the backbone for a successful business organization. The HR, in any small or large business organization, is not limited to managing employees’ timesheet, schedulers and payroll or onboarding new hires. An organization with competent and high performing workforce is more capable of increasing ROI. Hence, HR people go an […]