Explore HCI's collection of curated research, white papers, case studies and infographics on trending talent management topics.
A healthy economy is a good thing. But it also presents challenges when it comes to attracting and retaining top talent. First, everyone is pulling from the same, limited talent pool. And then there’s the issue of turnover, because now more than ever, employees are being tempted to pursue better opportunities.
Think of surveys like a sports team. A squad can have incredibly talented players and win games… but if the players don’t work together and complement each other’s strengths, they won’t maximize their true ...Read more
Giving quality feedback can cause intense anxiety and receiving feedback gracefully is one of the hardest things to do. We want to be liked, after all. We want to appear as though we are competent in everything we do.
Put your behavioral insight to work immediately by integrating it into the new employee’s onboarding program to maximize productivity, engagement, and retention.Read more
It’s a familiar scenario: A top performer just left your company, and you need to scramble to fill their role. Productivity is falling, clients are growing frustrated, and every day the role goes unfilled, your organization is losing money ...Read more
A staggeringly low unemployment rate that plummeted to 3.7%. A controversial skills gap impacting key industries. Recruiting processes become obsolete. Talent acquisition increasingly recognizes the benefit of strategically partnering with the ...Read more
Today the hiring landscape is more challenging than at any other point in modern history.
Whether it be third-party search, the latest in technology solutions, or social media one thing holds true: RECRUITING AS WE’VE KNOWN IT IS ...Read more
Recruiters are having trouble finding and hiring new job candidates these days, and it’s no wonder. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a national unemployment rate of 3.9% for December 2018. Plus, the skills shortage is seriously crimping the talent pool: In HCI’s annual talent assessment survey, Bridging the Skills Gap with Workforce Development Strategies, 62% of over 180 HR practitioners said a skills gap among their existing workforce negatively affects their ability to meet strategic goals. What’s more, 59% said external skills shortages are producing the same effect.
This perspective piece informs readers of ways to equip leaders with the coaching tools they need to develop each team member, empowering management and their employees to transform the entire company.Read more
Concepts like Employee Voice, transparency, real-time feedback, and inclusion still sit on the “do not touch” list for many HR departments. Some People leaders are proponents conceptually, but when push comes to shove, the idea of embracing practices that give more power to employees can be too daunting or seem impractical.
Predictive analytics drives talent. Rapid change and marketplace pressures are competitive motivators that drive organizations to move at a faster pace.
There is a solution: Predictive analytics that blends science and technology with a proven ...Read more
Workforce management and workforce planning are two topics that should be high on the agenda of HR professionals. However, many will admit they do not always get the fullest attention despite having the opportunity for HR to build credibility and ...Read more
Workforce diversity can mean many things depending on who you ask, but whatever it is by definition, it is an important factor in human capital management in every organization. Diversity begins with hiring, but can a big data hiring ...Read more
When employees are recognized, the business performs better. Recognition is one of the most basic strategies for strengthening the employer and employee relationship, yet it is too often overlooked. Many companies are not aware of the available ...Read more
Unlike 30 years ago when the majority of an organization’s value came from its tangible assets, today, more than 80 percent of the average S&P 500 corporation’s value is from intangibles. Ideas, software, relationships, contracts, ...Read more
If employee engagement has been directly correlated to business success for decades, why haven’t business leaders been able to successfully solve for engagement?Read more
In March 2015, Availity introduced its employees to the LOVE (Living Our Values Everyday) program, built on the Achievers platform. The solution was launched using a two-prong approach to recognize individuals based on either their embodiment of ...Read more
Horizon BCBSNJ rolled out its Step It Up Employee Recognition Program in 2013 to its 5,000-plus employees, connecting a workforce that was spread over, at that time, four locations throughout New Jersey with one online program. The program was ...Read more
Employee engagement has been long been a holy grail for organizations and HR teams. If only you could increase employee engagement, you were promised better retention, higher profitability, higher stock prices, lower absenteeism…the list ...Read more
Welcome to the State of Employee Engagement — an analytical, comprehensive summary of employee engagement strategies. Designed to give executives and HR leaders insight into how organizations invest in employee engagement, this report aims ...Read more