As the economy grows and the job market gets hotter, employee engagement and retention has become a top priority. As I discuss in Why Culture the Hottest Topic in Business Today, CEOs are bending over backwards to make their company a “great place to work.” Free food, unlimited vacation, yoga classes, and lavish educational ... Read more»
Category: Human Resources
All over the world companies are trying to find new ways to change their performance management practices to improve employee engagement, performance, and development.
Many are eliminating performance ratings, forcing managers to check-in with employees regularly, and rethinking their compensation strategies. Some are doing pulse surveys, revamping their engagement models, and opening up their internal ... Read more»
For more than 35 years Oracle has been a player in the software market. Founded in 1977 as a database and technology company, Oracle is now one of the largest players in all areas of business software.
I recently spent a day with Oracle’s HR software product team and this article details Oracle’s history and ... Read more»
In our research during the Human Capital trends 2015 project, we found that while more than 2/3 of the companies we talked with are dealing with “the overwhelmed employee,” a similar number told us that their work environment had become “highly complex” or “complex.” When we asked companies what they were doing about this, we ... Read more»
We just finished our 8th annual IMPACT research conference in Florida, and our theme was Bold HR – pushing the envelope on talent and HR practices, reinventing what we do, and starting with a fresh sheet of paper.
Let me start by saying that theme turned out to be perfect. We had more than 500 ... Read more»
This week we are hosting our annual IMPACT conference, our 8th year. While I don’t want to give away the secrets of my keynote, the theme is what we call Bold HR: giving HR the freedom and confidence to reinvent, innovate, and push the envelope.
As we will be discussing at the conference, the ... Read more»
One of the most interesting and challenging issues for organizations around the world is “how to build a world-class HR team?” Of course the subtext is “how to build world-class HR skills?”
This problem can be particularly daunting because HR professionals are asked to do many things (from compliance to strategic planning), they are expected ... Read more»
We just published the major study Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends 2015, and the results are striking.
Today, driven by shifts in both work ethos and the transparency of the job market, employee retention and engagement are now the #1 problems companies face. (3,200 respondents from over 100 countries)
This is the third year ... Read more»
The Epic Shift: Away from “Talent” and now focus on “People.” Talent scarcity is still a problem, but engagement, empowerment, and environment are now the real issues companies face.
For the last ten years businesses and human resources departments have been heavily focused on building talent management strategies. Originally conceived as programs to help manage ... Read more»
New research released this week (The Bersin by Deloitte 2015 HR Factbook) shows a 4% year-to-year increase in HR spending in the US in 2014, a significant increase in this $400+ billion marketplace. Between 5-8% of this is spent on tools and technology, approximately half is spent on HR salaries, and the rest is ... Read more»