Talmetrix Blog

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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12
Jan

People Practices & Organization Design: Bersin’s Predictions for Change in 2017

Bersin by Deloitte continually delivers research designed to help organizations in their HR, talent, and learning strategies. These research-based strategies help leaders deliver better performance and to develop their people.

5
Jan

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

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

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27
Dec

Business, HR & Talent Predictions for 2017

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

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20
Dec

2017 Workplace Trends for Talent-Focused Organizations

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.

16
Dec

PODCAST: Can You Correlate Employee Engagement To Business Results?

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

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14
Dec

HR Hot Topics for 2017

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

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