Hiring the right employees for your organization is critical and using behavioral-based interview questions can improve your interview process. It’s important to assess candidates for the job as well as for overall fit with your organization’s culture. But did you know that 46% of companies are not using organizational or functional competencies to assess candidates? (2016 Willis Towers Watson Global Talent Management & Rewards Study – U.S.) Talk about a missed opportunity!
Does this sound familiar?
Each day you show up at work with good intentions of making great progress on key initiatives. Only to face the reality of getting bogged down in the details of the day to day.
More often than not, change initiatives fail. In fact, the brutal truth is that over 70% of change initiatives fail because they focus solely on rational aspects such as systems, processes and skills. Leaders often neglect to address the human elements that accompany major transitions, including the different emotional journeys people experience, multiple vested interests that are often present, and a whole diversity of perspectives on, and reactions to, any particular change.
Career advancement is important. Really important. In fact, both employees and companies rank career advancement opportunities among the top three drivers of attraction and retention (2016 Willis Towers Watson Global Workforce and Global Talent Management & Rewards Studies – U.S.).
Informal training, mentoring, technical training, skills, leadership development, modules, e-learning, burst sessions...INFORMATION OVERLOAD!
When you are reviewing your organization's training programs, your list can seem like a never ending road to nowhere. How do you set a clear path forward for building or improving your training program in your organization?
The leave landscape continues to shift for employers and employees alike. While the landmark 1993 Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provided job security for up to 12 weeks for leave, it has always been unpaid. Recent trends, however, have seen many states upping the ante with paid leave arrangements supporting a broader range of need.
Start with the business need
If your company is new to employee opinion surveys, it’s natural to wonder where to begin. A good place to start is to identify the issues you are hoping solve. Broadly speaking, there are four types of employee surveys. We suggest you begin with the one that best meets your current needs.
Organizations of all types and sizes use employee perks to promote well-being, increase employee engagement, and improve productivity. Perks also help foster a workplace culture that can differentiate your organization from local and industry peers to help with hiring and retention.
Many employers are capitalizing on the positive impact that pet-friendly workplace policies often have on hiring and retention, and are taking Rover into consideration when developing workplace policies and benefits.
No doubt your workforce is unique in many ways. However, they’re probably just like everyone else in that they are short on time and want a great communication experience — one that’s engaging, easy to understand, and accessible when they want it and on their device of choice. How can you accomplish this? Make video one of your top communication channels and remember these six tips.