September 2016

27
Sep

Take the Guesswork Out of Employee Engagement

“Most businesses and industries are built for solving puzzles, not mysteries,” writes Bill Carmody, who is CEO of Trepoint and an Inc. Columnist. Carmody’s suggestion comes from listening and speaking to Malcolm Gladwell about how there are very few clearly defined puzzles that workers need to solve today. Instead, most organizations are tasked with solving mysteries. Gladwell’s definition of a

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21
Sep

Why Learning is an Essential Tool for Attracting, Engaging & Retaining Talent

What’s the number one problem companies face today? The answer is a combination of employee engagement, culture and retention, according to Deloitte’s recent research involving 3,200 respondents across more than 100 countries. In a world shifting towards an “always on” workplace environment—one that is more agile, feedback-centric, and where employees have more power than ever before in the job market—Bersin’s

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19
Sep

BlackbookHR is now Talmetrix!

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: September 19, 2016 BlackbookHR, a company helping organizations engage and retain talent through innovative workforce insights and employee intelligence has a new name: Talmetrix. Talmetrix is the convergence of two words: Talent and Metrics.  It reflects both the company’s essence and its expanded offerings. “Although the BlackbookHR name has market recognition, it no longer properly tells our

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15
Sep

What Drives Employee Engagement?

Improving employee engagement to attain higher levels of retention is on every leader’s mind.  According to a study conducted by Josh Bersin from Bersin by Deloitte, “Our research suggests that the issues of ‘retention and engagement’ have risen to No. 2 in the minds of business leaders, second only to the challenge of building global leadership” (1).

14
Sep

How Great Managers Use the Art of the Possible to Drive Engagement

“Are you practicing the art of the possible, or are your practicing the art of limitation?” That’s the question that inspired the conversation between Sean Kelly, host of the Awesome Office Show, and Chris Powell, Talmetrix’s, formerly BlackbookHR, CEO. Knowing that Powell is a bit of a rarity in the world of HR tech—as he’s a CEO who has spent most

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9
Sep

HR Insider Insights: A Interview with Stephanie Nelson

At Talmetrix, we strive to help inform and educate our readers to become better leaders and to create dynamic, talent-focused organizations. As such, we seek out industry thought leaders to provide an authentic point of view on the areas of employee feedback, leadership, and people management.

7
Sep

10 Employee Engagement Blogs You Should Be Reading

We’re always looking for engaging insights on talent management, workforce analytics and employee feedback. Here we share 10 of the top blogs we consistently follow to make sure we’re a part of the employee engagement conversation.