Flexible work arrangements (FWAs) can come in many forms, including telecommuting, compressed workweeks and flexible scheduling that allows employees to perform tasks outside of core business hours. Improvements in technology have made FWAs possible for a broader segment of the labor force, but some of these arrangements have yet to achieve widespread acceptance in many organizations’ workplace cultures. However, SHRM research shows that participation in some FWAs has risen in recent years, and these measures have yielded positive results for companies’ recruitment and retention efforts, as well as their employees’ development and productivity.
Compensation—whether hourly wages or annual salaries—is a talent attraction magnet, a general employee motivator, a retention technique and a measure for the health of your business (and the economy as a whole).
But there’s often confusion around salaries, both in what today’s accurate ranges actually are, and if every department within a company truly needs to evaluate compensation. Incorporating a strategic salary program that aligns with business goals requires a comprehensive understanding of the current labor landscape, and the role employee pay plays in every department within
This guide will discuss why compensation strategies should be discussed across departments, and how your company can address employee earnings today to help you maintain the right approach tomorrow.
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Culture has become one of the most important business topics of 2016. CEOs and HR leaders now recognize that culture drives people's behavior, innovation, and customer service: 82 percent of survey respondents believe that "culture is a potential competitive advantage." Knowing that leadership behavior and reward systems directly impact organizational performance, customer service, employee engagement, and retention, leading companies are using data and behavioral information to manage and influence their culture.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Apr 23, 2015
In this paper, Judith Leary-Joyce explains why it is important to always be on the lookout for new talent, while also building existing employees’ CVs. From recruitment to development to retention and succession planning, Judith explains just how important learning is to every stage of the talent management lifecycle. So get reading quickly because the talent pipeline never stops moving.
Keas surveyed more than 100 Human Resource Executives across the United States via an online survey between July 31 and August 16, 2013. This survey tracked HR executive opinions on HR topics and plans and priorities for the 2014 calendar year. The survey revealed health and wellness programs are taking center stage in employee engagement and retention. With healthcare costs and obesity-related diseases on the rise and wellness incentives baked into the Affordable Care Act (ACA), this will be the first year health will play a major role in health benefits as organizations integrate preventative care programs to manage costs.
With fewer people entering the workforce and a shortage of certain skills, develop strategies now to address skills shortages. Read about the opportunity presented by Baby Boomers and how to leverage Boomers for competitive advantage.
HR has an important opportunity to drive enterprise social collaboration. Read how social technology enables employee productivity, how HR can add value to social communication, and how social tools can improve HR functions.
In today’s economy, you must be able to simultaneously train your employees to execute more effectively and increase retention. Learn how to accomplish this by tying learning directly to performance, and about the benefits achieved.
As the world emerges from global recession, it’s clear that today’s talent management challenges are dramatically different from the ones businesses faced even a few years ago. PwC’s annual global survey of CEO found that a full 63 percent of those surveyed are concerned about the future availability of key skills.
Getting the right solution for your business has a major impact on ROI, but how much does the delivery method matter? A lot, according to new research from Aberdeen Group on the benefits of deploying a cloud-based workforce management solution.
This paper—exclusively available from WorkForce Software—illustrates how opting for the cloud can get you even greater returns from workforce management technology. Learn about the cloud’s connections to employee retention rates, administrative costs, and maximizing revenues in this short and focused read.
Performance management works hand-in-hand with every phase of the employee lifecycle: learning and development, succession, and even recruiting. Creating a true performance management culture drives employee engagement and retention as well as your bottom line.
Download "The True Cost of Not Having Performance Management" to learn how to make the case to execs that investing in performance management drives growth.
This brief will uncover:
• How smarter recruiting leads to more impactful workers
• Strategies for connecting performance to learning
• How to create a development plan that matches to performance goals
Download the brief to see more proven solutions for building a strong performance management culture!
Published By: Sitrion
Published Date: Oct 05, 2016
Investing in HR technology is an important first step in modernizing your human resources organization. Making that technology work in real time on employee’s mobile devices will boost engagement, productivity and retention. Download this how-to guide to learn more.
New research has found that being a Dream Company – one that shows it cares about employees, provides them with learning and growth opportunities, and promotes work/life balance – drives retention, engagement, and talent attraction.
Study shows a decidedly scientific approach to benefits development and management, and illustrates emerging trends of benefits that are becoming “need to play,” as well as those growing substantially in popularity, emerging as “need to win.”
Dependent-care breakdowns are a serious risk to business continuity. With child care already a challenge for much of the workforce, and elder care responsibilities on the upswing due to the aging population, smart organizations are moving toward a response strategy.
A prefect storm is brewing for employees in the “Sandwich Generation.” It’s a critical juncture: child care needs colliding with elder care demands right when employees are in key professional roles – and so exceptionally valuable to employers.
Download our eBook to learn how to reduce absenteeism and improve productivity for employees managing their careers and care for both their children and aging parents.