The world of the generation Y member is fast paced and changing at speeds not yet seen before. Many generation Yers grew up with technology, are online and are connected 24 hours a day. They don’t want to miss out on anything and are consuming information constantly. (more…)
The most common reason HR strategic plans fail is a lack of integration with business strategy. Creating a comprehensive HR strategic plan is essential for securing HR’s position as a strategic partner. Effective strategic planning allows the HR function to demonstrate the influence of its capabilities over the success of business priorities, prioritize resources efficiently amongst HR sub-functions, and make a cogent argument for further investments in the function. (more…)
According to the Deloitte Human Capital Trends 2013 report, the pressure to optimise performance will likely increase in the future as business decisions become more complex and challenging. HR leaders will have to start thinking more like economists– specifically in relation to the allocation of talent, a scare resource. (more…)
The hunt for talent never ends and successful companies are closely managing and monitoring their existing workforce as a way to fill the skills gap. As recruitment budgets are being slashed, HR professionals are forced to do more with reduced resources. A study conducted by The Wall Street Journal shows that employers are generally oblivious about the extra costs they incur when authorising a search to find new hires. (more…)
Engagement refers to an individual’s emotional commitment to their organisation and the organisation’s goals – a vital assessment that contributes towards the productivity and profitability of your enterprise. We’ve compiled the following sample questions, from various available sources, which aim to extrapolate insights about the engagement levels of your employees.
Download the sample engagement questions here.