Why Does My HR Software Not Succeed?

Why Does My HR Software Not Succeed?

I was at the recently concluded HR Tech Conference in Las Vegas and with 100s of HR Tech vendors, all the leading consultants and senior HR practitioners, it was quite an event. On speaking with a number of vendors and viewing product demos, I was pleasantly overwhelmed with the features and depth and breadth of […]

Continuous Performance Management – The Need of the Hour

Continuous Performance Management – The Need of the Hour

Performance Management has been unsuccessful in many organizations. Traditional annual appraisals and development programs are no longer appreciated by employees and employers alike. The reason – they aren’t employee centric, meaningful and do not give tangible results. 58% of organizations rate their performance management systems as “C Grade or below.” Statistics shows that only 14% […]

Where Configurability Matters Most in the HR Technology Arena

Where Configurability Matters Most in the HR Technology Arena

Let’s start with the universally accepted principle that configurability, like the rest of the “abilities” relative to HCM systems — usability, scalability and inter-operability — are the hardest aspects of a product offering to dramatically improve. These platform attributes (vs. features) consequently should be front and center when evaluating prospective HR technology, because if high […]

5 Facts That Nobody Told You About Human Resource Management Software

5 Facts That Nobody Told You About Human Resource Management Software

Naysayers are the first to point out the disadvantages of HRM software: how it is costly, how using it does not have any discernible benefits, and many other uninformed complaints which are rooted in hearsay rather than in fact. But using a Human Resources Management software is slowly coming into vogue. More and more organizations […]

Artificial Intelligence in HR – The Future of Work Is Already Here!

Artificial Intelligence in HR – The Future of Work Is Already Here!

Do you believe Artificial Intelligence is the future game-changer? Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not the FUTURE, it is ALREADY HERE. According to Wikipedia, “Artificial intelligence (AI, also machine intelligence, MI) is intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence (NI) displayed by humans and other animals”. In a post by Josh Bersin, Founder […]

Is Your Workplace Ready to Welcome Technology-Savvy Gen Z?

Is Your Workplace Ready to Welcome Technology-Savvy Gen Z?

Gen Z – The True Digital Natives Who Use Technology as Their Superpower Technology Savvy. Spontaneous. Emotionally Intelligent. Digital Natives. Practical. All these terms define Generation Z, or iGen, and their behaviour. In a Forbes post, Gen Z has been referred as Post-Millennial generation categorizing people born from the mid-1990s to early 2000s, comprising of […]

Performance Management Trends To Follow In 2018

Performance Management Trends To Follow In 2018

Traditional Performance Management approach is broken! Experts believe that old school performance management approach is inaccurate and unfair, as it limits managers and HR to a time-consuming review process and does not yield clear improvements in organizational or individual performance. It has been more about measuring employee performance to meet ranking purposes, rather than focusing […]

HR Conclave 2017: A Discussion on Impact of Performance Management System in Organizations

HR Conclave 2017: A Discussion on Impact of Performance Management System in Organizations

Human Resources industry has evolved greatly when it comes to technology and trends. The role of HR has been transformed from merely managing employee data to a strategic partner in business decision making. This transformation has brought a set of new challenges and solutions for the industry leaders and technology innovators. Each year, HR Conclave […]

Case Study: Empxtrack Addresses Challenges in Normalization of Appraisal Scores for a Decision Support Analytics Company

Case Study: Empxtrack Addresses Challenges in Normalization of Appraisal Scores for a Decision Support Analytics Company

About the Company This case study is about a company, that provides comprehensive, integrated solutions based on deep understanding of science, the market, and key business challenges that its clients face. The company deploys agile, cross-functional project teams that are responsive to client needs. Their experienced team of experts use proprietary strategic frameworks to help […]

Case Study: Empxtrack Streamlines Performance Management for IFFCO Tokio General Insurance

Case Study: Empxtrack Streamlines Performance Management for IFFCO Tokio General Insurance

Introduction IFFCO Tokio GENERAL INSURANCE is one of the India’s Largest Insurance providers. IFFCO Tokio is an organization with a qualified team of professionals working together, sharing views and ideas with passion to accomplish a common goal “To be an industry leader in India”. The business environment they work in is dynamic with a high […]

Overcome Performance Management Challenges in Banking & Finance Sector

Overcome Performance Management Challenges in Banking & Finance Sector

Banking and Finance System is the backbone of human civilization. 100% of human population interacts with banks on a nearly daily basis. Banks and Financial Institutions have witnessed a lot of economic turmoil in the past and continue to experience so. Last decade experienced several heavyweights of the industry stumble and collapse without much warning. […]

Top 5 Performance Challenges Faced in Healthcare Industry

Top 5 Performance Challenges Faced in Healthcare Industry

Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries. To offer quality care to patients, a large pool of well-trained, dedicated medical professionals and cost saving clinical procedures are required. Besides employing doctors, nurses, medical residents and interns, healthcare sector also has support staff – people involved in front desk to back end transactional operations. Undoubtedly, […]

Performance Management in Retail Industry – Ways to Improve Employee Performance

Performance Management in Retail Industry – Ways to Improve Employee Performance

Today, when online shopping has become a prevalent trend, retailers try hard to defeat cut-throat competition and retain customers. Performance of retail employees play a significant role in improving operational efficiency, building customer loyalty and boosting profits. Expectations for better services and excellent customer experience are escalating with each passing day. Offering great shopping experience […]

Can Managers Accelerate Employee Productivity by Tracking Real-Time Performance?

Can Managers Accelerate Employee Productivity by Tracking Real-Time Performance?

Setting employee goals in a transparent manner and continuous measurement of employee achievements is critical to business success. While a lot of effort is put into setting goals and documenting them, the need to track real-time progress of goals and measure performance often remains underestimated. This results in loss of productivity, disengaged teams, and under-utilization […]

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 […]

Infographic: Build Potential Leadership Pipeline with a Succession Plan

Infographic: Build Potential Leadership Pipeline with a Succession Plan

“Succession Planning Doesn’t Start with People. It Starts with the Requirements of the Position.” – David Ulrich Succession Planning is a process to identify employees from within the company, for leadership or any other kind of key roles in the company. A survey conducted by National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) found that 2/3rd of […]

Why Appreciating and Rewarding Employees is More Important Than Ever

Why Appreciating and Rewarding Employees is More Important Than Ever

Appreciation is a basic human need! Experts believe that praise and recognition have always been crucial in improving employee productivity, engagement and retention. Managers, HR and the leadership need to understand its significance and the positive impact it has on business growth. A simple thing, such as a shout out in a team meeting or […]

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 […]

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] […]