Building a Successful Learning & Development Program Starts with Recruiting

Building a Successful Learning & Development Program Starts with Recruiting

Talent has been top of mind this year. And that’s not because I work at a recruiting services firm. Finding the right talent is a big challenge for companies of all sizes and locations. It’s not enough to offer a good brand, high salary, and comprehensive benefits to attract and retain great talent. Employees, especially millennial employees, want more.

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The Problem with Analytics in HR and How to Fix It

The Problem with Analytics in HR and How to Fix It

Let’s be honest: analytics is a beast to tackle. Using analytics is not as easy as plugging in data and waiting for the cool tool to create pretty charts with insights. If that were the case, we would all be fluent in analytics. But using analytics, and using it effectively, takes analysis, planning, and time and investment from both leadership and the team. How many organizations, especially smaller ones, can say they have all of that?

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What Are the "Right" Responsibilities for HR?

What Are the "Right" Responsibilities for HR?

HR’s role and plate of responsibilities have evolved through the years in response to the economic time-period and the changing views to jobs, work processes, and organizational structures. Traditionally focused on administrative personnel management, HR now owns everything from job design and recruitment to training/development and industry relations. While this increase in responsibilities may mean an increase in importance, a larger workload is a challenge, especially when business leaders demand HR to be more efficient and provide higher value insights.

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Tips and Tools for Employee Engagement

Tips and Tools for Employee Engagement

Employee engagement continues to be a top priority for business and HR professionals in 2017. When we surveyed our HR & TM Executive community back in March about their talent priorities for the year, 60% stated that employee engagement was a top priority for their organization. Now that half the year is over, we wanted to know: what tools are being used to improve employee engagement, and what are the goals of these engagement efforts?

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