Category: HR Metrics

Digital HR What do a surfer and a small company have in common

What do a surfer and a small company have in common

Close your eyes, and imagine to be at the Hawaii. You are in the ocean, with a surf board, and looking at a giant wave coming towards you. How do you feel in front of such a challenge? The answer goes from a range of “excited” and “fearless”, to “afraid” and “overwhelmed”. A giant wave …

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HR Metrics How HR should tackle post-vacation blues

How HR should tackle post-vacation blues

Do you know what the “post-vacation blues” is? Or, even better, have you ever experienced it? It is that kind of depression, feeling of sadness that employees feel after the holidays. Is it a legend? Is it a myth? Or does it really exist? We do not know this, but we do know that an …

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Digital HR Why is Internal Communication essential for HR?

Why is Internal Communication essential for HR?

It is clear that the world has changed the way we communicate. Organizations, companies, people: they are all changing. And, it is becoming more difficult to determine what people should be doing, what the mobile new world is gonna bring. The digital world is changing communication, and companies need to do something about it. The boundaries are blurring …

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HR Metrics Why you should not hire for cultural fit

Why you should not hire for cultural fit

Hiring new candidates is a huge responsibility. During a job interview, recruiters may feel inclined to hire people that perfectly fit the company culture, and are on the same page of the future team. ‘Cultural fit’ is a term used to explain how companies are identifying the right candidates in this very competitive marketplace. Does hiring for cultural …

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Digital HR What will 2018 bring in recruitment trends?

What will 2018 bring in recruitment trends?

One of the biggest task of HR is, of course, recruitment. When we speak of the recruitment process, we immediately think of activities such as the analysis of the requirements of a specific job, attracting candidates to apply for that job, screening the applicants and selecting among them, hiring the chosen candidates to become new employees …

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HR Metrics The future of performance review

The future of performance review

In most organizations, performance evaluations take the form of a regular process that recurs every year, documenting progress on goals and achievements. Traditional evaluation systems, meant as the analysis of an employee’s work, success and failures, at a fixed point in time, may hinder competitiveness, obstruct the natural work cycle, and cause more problems than they can actually solve. As …

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HR Metrics Employee Engagement: recognition and best practices

Employee Engagement: recognition and best practices

Employee engagement is a very important metric for a company, and HR must and need to track it. Unfortunately, in 2017 its value around the world has been generally decreasing, while other countries witnessed an unexpected improvement. First of all, employee engagement is not just about happiness and satisfaction, but also, as stated in Aon 2017 …

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