Culture is the character and personality of your organization. It's what makes your organization unique and is the sum of its values, traditions, beliefs, interactions, behaviors, and attitudes.How does your employee culture compare to other organizations? We can now answer that question thanks to this survey conducted by HR.com of over 550 HR professionals.
The overall research objective is to measure the current use and future decision making behavior toward unified communications and other workforce technologies around the globe, specifically: desktop video conferencing, room-based video conferencing, huddle room video conferencing (meant for small rooms of up to 4 participants), audio conferencing, web conferencing, IP telephony, team collaboration tools (e.g., Slack), unified communications (UC) client, consumer messaging and calling services (e.g., Skype, Google), headsets, and unified messaging.
Employee engagement surveys are often the first tool HR leaders use to start creating a data-driven strategy for their company. However, when it comes to deciding what questions to ask in your survey, all is not created equal. The questions you ask are incredibly important in terms of both the data you collect, and the signal you are sending to your people by asking each one.
When employees feel their employer cares about their well-being, they’re 38% more engaged. And a great way to show your employees that you care is to call out their great work. In fact, 78% of employees would work harder if they felt their efforts were better appreciated.
Sourcing and recruiting has always been highly focused on attaining a deep understanding of talent. From uncovering fit to evaluating skills, traditional hiring is really an educated guess. There are a number of ways to assess applicants, but at the end of it all, recruiters and hiring managers have always had to hire with a hope the candidate will perform well. Unfortunately, the gamble can be costly.
Employees are creating more videos than they did one year ago, and those videos are being used in a variety of internal and external channels.
SHRM Foundation’s Effective Practice Guidelines Series: According to recent data, more than 25 percent of the U.S. population experiences some type of career transition each year. Unfortunately, many transitions are not successful. Half of all hourly workers leave new jobs in the first four months, and half of senior outside hires fail within 18 months. Clearly, there is room for improvement.
Studies indicate that despite rising healthcare costs and confusion about healthcare benefits, employer readiness for Open Enrollment is higher than ever.
workplace mental health problems result in as much as 500 billion dollars of lost productivity annually. It isn’t just the financial losses that matter. Overstressed and unhealthy employees contribute to unhappy workplaces. This means that the indirect effects on everyone else – the people who dread coming to work – may not show up in the calculated productivity losses, but contribute to them nevertheless.
Average time spent in front of a screen is increasing quickly, especially for millennials. How does it affect voluntary employee benefits enrollment?
A bad hire can be disruptive, costly and time consuming to replace. That’s why it's important to really get to know candidates beyond their resume to understand if they have the skills to succeed.
Before you know it the holiday season will be all around us, next year’s plans will be socialized, and the Times Square ball drop will be a fond memory.
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are gaining recognition as a tool for retirement savings due to their triple tax advantage, ability to cover Medicare premiums and out-of-pocket expenses after age 65, and investment capabilities. Download the white paper to learn about the benefits of HSAs for employers and employees, and why HSAs can be an integral part of a holistic retirement strategy.
Engagement strategies from Harvard psychologist Susan David
In the modern working world of increasing complexity, financial uncertainty, rapid technological changes and blurred lines between work and home, global employee engagement levels look bleak.
Understand the challenges your clients and their employees are facing and help them stay competitive by providing the best benefits tailored to specific employee needs.