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Solving the Employee Engagement Mystery

Solving the Employee Engagement Mystery

Now more than ever, organizations are realizing the importance of an effective employee engagement strategy. According to the 2017 State of Workforce Management Trends Report, 88% of respondents stated employee engagement was either “Extremely” or “Very Important.” However, just over 50% of executives admitted that they did not have a strategy for engagement, or that their strategy was outdated. Achieving…
Protecting Your Employer Brand in a Digital Age

Protecting Your Employer Brand in a Digital Age

An organization’s reputation is much harder to control than it used to be. Previously, building and maintaining an employer brand was handled through press releases and public communications. Organizations could pick and choose what information they wanted released, and what information they wanted to keep quiet. However, recent advances in technology have made protecting an employer brand much more complicated,…
HR Analytics: Automation, Unification & Executive Oversight

HR Analytics: Automation, Unification & Executive Oversight

We have written plenty about the emergence of an increased reliance on technology for HR analytics. As we move into the third quarter of 2017, a new survey conducted by CareerBuilder reported that 45% of organizations plan to move to new HR & recruiting technologies this year. Amongst the greatest concerns is the need for data driven solutions for automated…
Why Your Organization Should Eliminate Information Silos

Why Your Organization Should Eliminate Information Silos

Interdepartmental communication is key to achieving sustainable organizational growth. Organizations are most productive when different departments can clearly and effectively communicate with one another. This opens the door for collaboration and encourages employees with diverse backgrounds to come together and work towards a common goal. Unfortunately, information silos continue to cause communication problems and make interdepartmental communication an ongoing battle.…
Workforce Software: The Time is Now

Workforce Software: The Time is Now

In the Health and Human Services industry, too few organizations are addressing their complex business and talent needs by utilizing workforce software with analytic capabilities. In our recent 2017 Workforce Management Trends survey report, 79% of executives stated that real-time reporting was “Extremely Important” or “Very Important”, yet only 23.7% of executives are “Extremely Satisfied” or “Very Satisfied” with the…
The Importance of an Organizational Chart

The Importance of an Organizational Chart

Organizational Charts, often referred to as Org Charts, are visual representations of an organization’s structure. These charts clearly outline the hierarchy within an organization and indicate the relationships shared among each individual employee. These insights help employees understand who to report to and ensure that managers are properly delegating tasks and responsibilities amongst their team. Organizations that utilize interactive, actionable…
5 Things to Know About Generation Z

5 Things to Know About Generation Z

Just when we think we’re starting to get a handle on the Millennials, Generation Z comes careening into the workforce. So, we need to reconsider all of the same questions; What are they like? What do they want? How can we hire them? How can we work with them? Many organizations have been hyper-focused on Millennials in the workforce for…
10 Workforce Management Statistics You Need to Know

10 Workforce Management Statistics You Need to Know

Earlier this year, DATIS released their 2017 State of Workforce Management Report. This report is based on survey responses from hundreds of CEOs, CFOs, and CHROs within the Health and Human Services industry and highlights some of the current challenges, short-term obstacles, and long-term goals of organizations within the industry. You can download your copy of the full report here…
Managing Summer Paid Time Off

Managing Summer Paid Time Off

As summer approaches, managers can expect an influx of paid time off requests. Kids are out of school, the weather is warming up, and vacations sound better than ever. In order to prepare for the overload of requests, consider the steps outlined below. Policy Reminder Many organizations already have a paid time off policy in place. It’s important to remind…
Why Organizations Should Transition to a Unified HR System

Why Organizations Should Transition to a Unified HR System

Technology has revolutionized the way organizations operate. Processes that once took hours of manual labor are entirely automated, and can be completed within the quick and simple click of a button. Executives are now able to set their organization’s goals and productivity standards higher, allowing them to reach achievements they never thought possible. However, while technology is supposed to make…