Tag: data

disengagement

If Not You, Who? How to Crack the Code of Employee Disengagement

Employee Engagement … it’s all the rage.  Why?  Well, let’s start with the cold hard fact that per Gallup, 87% of global workers are disengaged.  Basically, this means that the vast majority of people in the world are going to work, sleepwalking though their day, giving companies little to no discretionary effort, and doing what […]

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analytics

Effective Use of People Analytics Strongly Improves Talent and Business Outcomes

New research by Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Bersin shows that people analytics, the use of employee data to help optimize business and management decisions, is strongly related to improved talent outcomes and an organization’s profitability. In fact, high-maturity organizations, or those using people analytics in a sophisticated and insightful way, report 82% higher 3-year average profit […]

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automated work

How Digital Transformation is Opening Up Opportunities for HR

As the old saying goes, “The only thing that is constant is change.” Thanks especially to technology advancements—from cloud computing, mobility, big data, and now, artificial intelligence—each technology brings different challenges and opportunities for every organization. In fact, with worldwide IT spending expected to total $3.5 trillion by the end of this year, organizations are […]

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healthcare

HSA Use Grew 23% Between 2016 and 2017, Report Finds

The number of health savings accounts (HSAs) surpassed 21 million, holding about $42.7 billion in assets, according to a research report by Devenir. The investment advisor firm noted that represents a year-over-year increase between June 30, 2016 and June 30, 2017, of 23% for HSA assets and 16% for the accounts.

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Defined benefit retirement plan

Multiemployer Pension Plan Funding Nears Peak Since 2008 Crash, Study Says

Multiemployer retirement plans’ funding in the first half of 2017 neared its best position since the market collapse of 2008, according to a new study by the actuarial consulting firm Milliman. But despite an average funded percentage of 81%, these plans still face significant pressures, with many on track to require assistance in the future […]

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laughing workers

What Are Your Company’s Core Values?

Today we are joined by Derek Irvine, the VP of Client Strategy and Consulting at Globoforce, who is answering questions about a recent research report that they released entitled Bringing More Humanity to Recognition, Performance and Life at Work. Let’s jump right in.

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review

How Year-Round Development Is Replacing the Formal Review

The idea of replacing the formal employee review with a 2.0 version has been a growing consensus in HR over the past few years. While most companies still have an employee review process, it’s true that traditional annual reviews have long been on life support.

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Sexual harassment

New Research Shows Who Is Most Likely to Be Sexually Harassed

With the constant flow of sexual harassment allegations that have burgeoned out of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, it’s time to ask ourselves two important questions: How pervasive is sexual harassment, and who are the victims?

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The Autocratic Advantage: 5 Best Practices for Top-Down Leadership

Randomly pick any book on business leadership styles at a bookstore, and chances are it will sing praises of the democratic, all-inclusive leadership style.  Coercion, dictatorship, and autocracy are bad, it will claim.  Now think about some business leaders that have had the maximum impact on the world in recent years.  Do Steve Jobs, Elon […]

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