Metrics Archives - bettHR
Employee EngagementFuture of HRMetrics
March 20, 2019

One HR Metric, Interpreted 5 Ways (fail!)

One of the most overlooked realities when it comes to HR metrics, is the importance of the story around the number you share. This is why so many of our HR dashboards and metrics updates, live a very quick death never to be looked at or referred to as useful…
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Future of HRHRevolutionMetrics
March 6, 2019

From Numbers to a Story

I know, I know – you want to get started with HR metrics, but then you realize that choosing the right metrics and figuring out to track them, is just the first step. Because your metrics have absolutely no value, if you can’t tell the right story with them. You’re…
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HRInternal PoliticsMetricsTerrible HR
February 27, 2019

From PIP to Promotion Using HR Metrics

Managing employee’s performance is a practice that HR professionals tend to be a part of throughout their career. Have an under-performing employee? Call HR. Need someone to improve? Call HR. But when an HR leader needs to be performance managed himself, what happens? It’s a worse-case scenario that we’ve all…
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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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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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Future of HRMetrics
April 19, 2017

3 Rules for the Content of Your HR Dashboard

HR Dashboards have been a key tool for HR professionals across various departments for a few years now. I remember working on my first one in 2008-ish, and it looked like this. Not exactly pretty – but at the time, it did the job. It summarized all of the “important”…
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