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
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
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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While every business has its own risks, these risks are also opportunities, points out Brian Dershaw, a partner in Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP’s Labor & Employment group, during our conversation with him on the topic of risk mitigation and the tie to employee engagement and culture. Dershaw has broad experience serving as employment and labor counsel and outside general
We’ve compiled responses from a group of HR and talent management thought leaders on what they learned in the last year, and what they’ll be watching in 2017. See part one and part two in the series, and then read the rest of their predictions below. Fill in the blank: In 2017, talent-focused organizations will move away from _____ and move
In our last post, we asked a group of HR and talent management thought leaders what they learned in the last year, and what they’ll be watching in 2017. In this post, we continue the conversation about what talent-focused organizations should be watching in the new year.
HR Happy Hour host George LaRocque (Principal Analyst and Founder of the #HRWINS) asked the question: can you really correlate engagement to business outcomes? Listen to the latest HR MarketWatch podcast to hear how Talmetrix is helping organizations tackle this very issue. You’ll hear how we’re approaching this and other issues on the top of HR leaders’ minds, and you’ll hear
We asked a handful of thought leaders what they learned in the last year. Then we asked a larger group of HR influencers and leaders what they’ll be focusing on, and what talent-focused organizations should be watching, in the next year. Here’s what they said. Stay tuned for our next post where we asked other questions, including what HR Hot Topics leaders
You have a plan for how you’ll grow your marketing and sales efforts, but what about a People Plan—a plan for how you’ll facilitate, support, and measure employee engagement? Talent-focused organizations have a People Plan that includes peer coaching. Just as high-performing athletes benefit from a number of coaches, the same can be said for employees in high-performing organizations. Often
We have talked about all the cool things many companies are doing to try and increase employee happiness, experience, and culture. Now we will get to the fun part. So what exactly improves employee happiness? Lucky for us, The Harvard Business Review and The Energy Project teamed up to figure it out and it boils down to four things. The