We just completed a detailed analysis of Glassdoor data among more than 6,000 companies and 2.2 million employees and I wanted to share a few important findings. If you consider “Would you recommend your company as a place to work?” as a NetPromoter question from all these employees, by far the biggest work factor related ... Read more»
Category: Human Resources
“You can’t manufacture time.”
I recently had a half day meeting with several of the leading HR leaders in Silicon Valley and after many hours of discussion about the future of work, corporate culture, and the role of new HR technologies, the biggest conclusion of all was “we have to do less.”
“The most important ... Read more»
Over the last year we’ve been doing a lot of research on organizational design. Our newest research shows that 92% of companies are trying to redesign their teams to increase speed and agility, but only 14% seem to know how. Our conclusion, after many months of work, is that companies have to move away from ... Read more»
2016 will bring dramatic changes in the world of Human Resources, Learning, Talent Management, and HR technology. Our latest report, Bersin by Deloitte Predictions for 2016, discusses ten predictions for the year ahead. In this article I will highlight the findings and encourage you to read the study and give us your thoughts.
As ... Read more»
The folks at Class Central just released their data on the growth of online courses (MOOCs) in 2015 and the data is amazing. More than 35 million people enrolled in online courses this year, doubling the enrollments from 2014. (That’s equal to one out of five working professionals in the US!)
Today there are more ... Read more»
With all the press we read about diversity, inclusion, women in leadership, and the need to be open minded about religious and cultural differences, one might ask “is this the year of diversity in business?”
I believe the answer is yes: this topic has been raised in the public eye and research now ... Read more»
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»
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»