Talmetrix Blog

20
Mar

People Matter: Meet Developer, Amy

The People Matter Series is a chance for you to meet the Talmetrix team. Join us each month as a new team member takes the hot seat for a conversation with our Director of Product Marketing, Emily Regenold. Meet Amy Howes: Developer How does a former research assistant, with an undergraduate degree in genetic molecular and cellular biology, become a

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14
Mar

How Your Workspace Impacts the Employee Experience

86 percent of business leaders say that culture is one of the more urgent talent issues they face today. Still only 14 percent understand what the “right culture” really is. One of the most overlooked components of a high-performing culture is how the organization’s physical facilities and environment positively enables or negatively impacts  the employee experience. What makes a workspace

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3
Mar

How Talmetrix Supports Action Planning

After collecting feedback from employees, many leaders are asking: what is next and what should I do with the data? “Looking at the entire employee experience is one of the most effective ways to find opportunities to grow individuals and to grow your business,” says Sean Mayo, Talmetrix’s Director of Client Services. Trying to capture ways to “improve culture” can

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21
Feb

How Actions Plans Create Accountability

How do you “take action” after collecting feedback from your employees? The answer lies in your Action Plan, a specific set of steps you strategically plan based on your employee engagement survey findings. The activities in your plan are aligned with improving the employee experience and your business goals. Action Plans help you move forward so that you can use

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16
Feb

People Matter: Meet our Software Data Analyst, Ayusman

The People Matter Series is a chance for you to meet the Talmetrix team. Join us each month as a new team member takes the hot seat for a conversation with our Director of Product Marketing, Emily Regenold. Meet Ayusman Vikramjeet: Software Data Analyst Ayusman is Talmetrix’s “Data King.” He manages our Data Science Team and works closely with our clients

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14
Feb

Calculating Your ROI with Talmetrix: Free Trial of Our ROI Calculator

Studies have linked increased employee engagement to better productivity and reduced turnover – but what about its impact on your financials? Because we’re constantly asked about the returns of investing in the employee experience, we created a tool to show you the direct impact that improving your employee experience can have on your bottom line. “The ROI calculator was designed

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7
Feb

The Power of an Action Plan: How to Make Employees Fall in Love with Your Organization

A company’s relationship to its employees is analogous to personal relationships. We call it “employee engagement,” “employee value proposition” and other trendy HR terms. Yet in its simplified form, an employee’s day-to-day experience and relationship with their company requires attention to their desires, helping them feel heard and taking action to what is important to them. Sounds like love, right?

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2
Feb

The Hidden Costs of Attrition – Why Every Employee Matters

Attrition is a long-sworn enemy for companies across the globe, well-known for side effects such as recruiting costs and productivity loss. However, too frequently talent management executives only become aware of attrition’s quieter repercussions when they are dealing with the aftermath. Uncovering the hidden costs of attrition can help you realize the importance of focusing on your retention efforts. Here

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27
Jan

7 of the Biggest Business Risks in 2017 (Part Two)

In part one of our series on reducing business risks, we spoke with Brian Dershaw, a partner in Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP’s Labor & Employment group, about three key business risks that leaders should be thinking about: a lack of actionable workforce insights, company reputation, and the challenges that can come with mergers and acquisitions. “’Employment related lawsuits are

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26
Jan

Communication & Your People Plan: How to Turn Employees Into Advocates

Great business plans require great execution. Whether you’re implementing a plan for a fiscal year, a specific initiative or in response to feedback from an employee survey, you’ll go further, faster if you successfully engage employees in the process. After development of the plan itself, the most important task is to connect your business strategy with your people strategy. That

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17
Jan

How Does Employee Engagement Affect Company Performance?

A recent cover story in the Association for Talent Development highlighted much of what our bread and butter is here at Talmetrix: how a culture of engagement is tied to improved company performance, manager effectiveness, retention, and productivity.  Here are a few other noteworthy articles on the topic, including where people analytics will continue to come into play in the

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