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Employers: Don’t Learn This Workforce Development Lesson the Hard Way
Today’s employee loves to learn. In fact, Gallup research shows that for 87% of millennials, the opportunity to grow and develop is an important consideration when choosing an employer. Therefore, offering such opportunities will become increasingly important for attracting and retaining these workers. It’s definitely an investment, but a worthwhile one. As with any venture, […]
Why HR Should Cultivate a Company Culture of Gratitude
With this being the time of year we give thanks, gratitude is on our minds as much as gravy. Of the two, gratitude should be a year-round practice. After all, it’s the only one among the pair to actually improve physical health. (No offense, gravy. You are loved.) It’s true: As reported in Psychology Today, […]
The True Cost of Manually Managing Your Employees’ Time
You know the drill: Employee completes and submits timecard. Employer collects timecards. Employer verifies timecards. Simple, right? Yes. But also costly, if self-service technology is not part of the process. When you apply findings from Ernst & Young’s recent study on the true cost of manual HR tasks, the above steps accumulate quite the price […]
How HR Can Help Achieve a Paper-Free Office
Technology is part of our daily lives today more than ever, with 89% of Americans using the internet and 95% using a cellphone, per the Pew Research Center. So why, in this increasingly digital-dependent society, is paper usage also on the rise? What goes up must come down Believe it or not, consumption of paper […]
What Your Workforce Doesn’t Have Should Drive Your Development Strategy
Employers already are at war for talent. In a recent Deloitte survey, four out of 10 CFOs of large companies reported being “barely able” or “unable” to meet the demand for talent their businesses require. Today’s global talent shortage is the worst since 2007, according to the Society for Human Resource Management. In the United […]
Your Company Uses Too Many HR Systems (and That Costs You Big)
When companies use multiple systems to track and complete HR tasks, three things rise (productivity not among them): data errors wasted time noncompliance risk It would be nice if employers could calculate the associated cost. And now they can, thanks to two things: a groundbreaking new study by Ernst & Young on that very topic […]
Inefficient HR Processes Come With a Hefty Price Tag, and We’ll Calculate Yours
More than a quarter of a million dollars – $261,792.68, to be exact. That’s what it costs an employer of 500 people, per year, to not equip employees with HR technology. How do we know? Because Ernst & Young recently conducted comprehensive research to determine that cost, and we built an online calculator based on […]
How to Remove the Stigma of Utilizing an EAP
You don’t know me, but I’m gonna get real here: Several years ago, I faced the Absolute Worst Time in My Life. While such things never operate on a convenient schedule, this one arrived at a most inopportune time: shortly after I began a new job. The circumstances in my personal life were so enormous, […]
No Doubt: 4 Things You Must Know to Keep Self-Doubt From Winning
You can’t do it. It’s no use. You’re just not good enough. Now ignore those first three sentences, because there’s no legitimate reason to doubt yourself. On the clock or off, we often become our own worst enemy, allowing self-doubt to creep in and consume our thoughts when we least need them. In today’s world, […]
7 Questions to Ask Your Employees After Open Enrollment
Let’s be open about the importance of open enrollment: The benefits you offer not only help attract talented people to work for you, but help keep those valued employees from fleeing to the competition. Research proves it. According to last year’s findings of Aflac’s annual WorkForces Report, at 80%, a strong correlation exists between employees’ […]
7 Easy Tips for Hard Conversations About an Employee’s Performance
One of a manager’s more unpleasant tasks is speaking with an employee when his or her job performance may not be up to par. It’s never an easy conversation. However, it can be easier. Use these seven steps as your guide. 1. Be graceful. Four of the most dreaded words in the English language: “We […]
What the Employee Experience Is … and Is Not
HR departments and C-suites nationwide are abuzz with talk of the “employee experience,” often abbreviated as “EX.” It is the sum of all interactions, good or bad, that an employee has during his or her term of employment with a company. As defined by author and futurist Jacob Morgan in his new book on the […]