Posts written by: MJ Craig

Build Organizational Capacity with Analytics

Build Organizational Capacity with Analytics

An organization’s most valuable asset is often the people. Without a skillfull, knowledgeable, and committed workforce it is nearly impossible to reach success. An organization must attain and retain top talent by using modern tools to effectively manage and maximize the workforce, guiding it towards strategic goals. By utilizing a modern HR strategy and a workforce analytics platform organizations will…
Using Human Capital Management to Provide a Higher Quality of Care

Using Human Capital Management to Provide a Higher Quality of Care

With a dizzying array of quality care measures being debated in the human services industry, it can be difficult to know where to start in the evaluation and improvement process. However, there is an often-overlooked, yet fundamental, place you can begin that is right in front of you- your human capital. Nancy Heet, President of Workforce Management Strategies, describes Human…
Automated HCM for SMBs

Automated HCM for SMBs

Do you... use spreadsheets to track employees’ time onboard new hires with Word documents give performance appraisals on paper Many small to medium sized organizations are still completing HR functions through manual processes. Unfortunately, this  is not efficient and it hinders your organization’s advancement. If the process of paying employees and reporting compliance affects your ability to successfully run your…
Modern HR: The New Way to Manage

Modern HR: The New Way to Manage

Is your organization operating a traditional HR department? If the answer is yes, get ready to become obsolete. A new global research study by Oxford Economics has found that the number one concern employees have is their position changing or becoming obsolete. Additionally, the same study found that 50% of employees say they expect that the skills they have currently…
The ACA: What to expect as a Human Services Organization

The ACA: What to expect as a Human Services Organization

Part 2 of Navigating the ACA: Using the Right Tools A recent DATIS blog article explains why organizations in the health care industry are most likely to face challenges when adhering to the ACA guidelines.  Nonprofit agencies are most likely to be out of compliance and need to take the necessary action steps to be prepared: Recommended by Mcladery consultants…
Top 5 Features of New HR Technology

Top 5 Features of New HR Technology

Deloitte’s recent Global Human Capital Trends research identifies HR as one of the most important departments for organizations to focus their development efforts and investment in 2014. Deloitte reports that some of the HR functions needing the most attention are Performance Management, Workforce Analytics, and Recruiting. However, with so many HR functions to be addressed and so many different software…
Navigating the ACA: Using the Right Tools

Navigating the ACA: Using the Right Tools

Navigating the ACA has been compared to steering your boat through stormy waters.  Not only is it hard to foresee the rough waves ahead, but the heavy winds are putting your boat and crew through obstacles that may seem impossible to overcome.  The analogy is obvious; the boat is your organization that you continue to lead on a path to…
Why HR Should Be On Every CEO’s Agenda

Why HR Should Be On Every CEO’s Agenda

This blog is based on the presentation by Deborah Kostroun and Mary Ruiz, COO and CEO of Manatee Glens, and Erik Marsh of DATIS at the 2014 Spring MHCA Conference. View the full presentation slide deck here.There are some schools of thought that view HR as an aging department that is becoming increasingly outdated and ineffective. However, human capital experts…
From HR Reporting to Workforce Analytics: The Transition from Administrative to Strategic

From HR Reporting to Workforce Analytics: The Transition from Administrative to Strategic

HR leaders have many options to evaluate how to maximize an organization’s human capital investment. It is essential to revisit the business tools and processes in place to ensure workforce productivity and employee engagement. Metrics are commonly used to provide a standard to work toward and often use out-of-the-box HR reports to measure workforce data. Although these metrics are essential,…
The Road to PPACA Compliance

The Road to PPACA Compliance

The new era of PPACA is upon us. So where do we go from here? Whether or not your organization decides to “play or pay,” imminent new compliance standards require us all to stay informed and have a plan of action for monitoring and reporting. It's time to set out on the road to PPACA compliance. New PPACA Requirements in…