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Employee EngagementFuture of HRMetrics
February 20, 2019

How an HR Department of One Used HR Metrics to Increase Retention

It’s true that all HR metrics are not created equal. Just like any other type of statistic or measurement, the numbers only matter if they are helping you determine the right solution. For example, if your company tracks your employee turnover rate – without carving out voluntary, key talent, and…
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Future of HRHRevolutionMetrics
February 13, 2019

4 Steps to Your First HR Metric

The foundation of delivering great, value-driven HR, starts with knowing how effective your current HR program is – through HR metrics. For most of us, thinking about adding more math and calculations to our life seems… overwhelming, to say the least. Or maybe you aren’t quite sure where to start.…
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HRevolutionMetrics
February 6, 2019

How You’re Doing HR is Wrong

When you work in HR, you get bombarded with ways you can increase employee engagement; decrease turnover; find better talent; and so on. Lots of solutions, technology options, best practices, and wonky “advice” is thrown around. Because we all want to deliver better HR. Elevate the department from the dreaded…
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Employee ExperienceHRevolutionMetrics
January 30, 2019

Do You Know How Effective Your HR Programs Really Are?

A big mistake I see so many HR professionals make, is you don’t stop to evaluate the effectiveness of the activities, campaigns, programs, resources, etc. that you deliver. It makes sense – you’re busy year-round with one activity or fire after another. So much so, that the down-time or quiet…
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Employee ExperienceHR
January 23, 2019

Set Intentional Goals that Drive Engagement

Alas it’s the start of the new year, but we’re already past the 21-day mark – the amount of time it takes to practice new habits until they become incorporated into your life. For us HR professionals, it also means that our annual goals for the company and each employee,…
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Employee EngagementEmployee ExperienceFuture of HRHRevolution
October 30, 2018

What is this thing, the “Employee Experience?”

Over the past few years as HR embarks on the next H(R)evolution, HR has continued to look for ways to expand employee engagement to include the overall employee experience. While like engagement, the definition of employee experience varies based on who you ask and where you work, the overall intent…
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Employee CommunicationsHRevolution
July 9, 2018

The Missing Focus for HR

Being in HR can sometimes feel like you’re stuck on a never-ending hamster wheel. Is what you’re doing making a difference? Do employees care? Will you ever move past being the department that gets blamed instead of recognized for the shifts you’re making with culture and engagement? Will the bottom…
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HRevolutionMetrics
July 12, 2017

Where to Start – Metrics for Everything?

Perhaps that adds to the overwhelm, but instead, it should open your eyes to the opportunity around you. There isn’t a perfect starting place with HR metrics. There’s isn’t a “best practice” that is the absolute answer. But there are metrics to be found, created and tracked, for every single…
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Employee Communications
May 24, 2017

You’ve Lost Your Email Credibility

How many employees are actually opening the emails you send? How many are reading them? I’ve asked that question in four rooms filled with HR professionals in the last month, and the results weren’t encouraging. The most common response was (paraphrasing here), “We have no idea because we don’t track…
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