Recent Blog Posts 

How to launch a successful employee onboarding process?

Posted by PeopleFirst on Jun 17, 2019 8:14:11 PM

HR and hiring managers are both accountable for the success of the onboarding process.

Talya N. Bauer in the SHRM Foundation's Effective series “Onboarding New Employees: Maximizing Success” mentions that “simply writing down a formal plan will not help new employees succeed. The key is to engage important stakeholders and new employees in interactions that help them understand one another and how they interact over time.” HR should empower hiring managers with guidelines.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Performance Management

The Direct Correlation Between Attrition and Employee Engagement

Posted by Rachel Lim on May 29, 2019 11:28:11 AM

 

Investing in Employee engagement decreases attrition rates and saves costs on recruitment.

Consider this. The organisation you are working in has high attrition rates. To solve the problem, your company invests in a recruitment scheme which effectively manages to hire enough employees to fill in the vacant positions. Your organisation trains these new employees and the system works as per normal.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Attrition / Retention

Get a 95% participation rate on you next employee survey

Posted by Marie Le Bras on Apr 30, 2019 12:01:00 PM

 

The employee participation rate gauges the reliability of your survey results. The score itself is a key measure of employee engagement. It indicates employees' willingness to share their opinion and feelings toward your company. A low participation rate indicates a warning signal on talent attrition. Non-respondents having a 2.7x higher likelihood of leaving the company within 6 months.

So, the higher the participation rate, the better. But the truth is, HR leaders spend hours and a lot of energy and resources on employee surveys to get very low participation scores at the end.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Feedback Survey

5 Ways HR Managers can Create Work-Life Balance

Posted by Rachel Lim on Apr 30, 2019 11:33:44 AM

Work-life balance refers to free time, self-care, time with family or for hobbies and interests. Anyone can and should take measures of their own to create work-life balance, but it’s going to be hard to achieve without a supportive or accommodating work environment.

Further, Bersin claims that at the moment, 40% of Americans believe they have to sacrifice work-life balance in order to have a successful career. They haven’t been proven wrong yet.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Workplace Culture

Personalise the employee experience from day one to exit

Posted by Chee Tung on Apr 15, 2019 10:30:24 AM


Studies have shown that the return on investment on people analytics can be as high as $13.01 for every dollar spent. On LinkedIn, the number of professionals with "People Analytics" listed as a skill has increased by >60% over the past 12 months and the Harvard Business Review identified big data as the next "management revolution". 

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Topics: Employee Engagement

Employee Net Promoter Score (eNPS) and Employee Experience

Posted by Rachel Lim on Apr 5, 2019 3:05:37 PM

Employee and Customer Loyalty aren’t they the same thing?

Ever wondered why employee loyalty is so important, and how it relates to customer loyalty? After all - the NPS (Net Promoter Score) and the eNPS score (Employee Net Promoter Score) - are calculated in the same manner. Both scores are valuable for the company’s progress and wellbeing. But how? And what’s the link between them?

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Topics: Employee Engagement, HR analytics

Effective Communication in the Workplace leads to Business Outcomes?

Posted by Rachel Lim on Mar 13, 2019 2:47:26 PM

Open communication culture doesn’t only entail simply updating fellow department members or managers about work progress. In order to have great communication, everyone should aim to build stronger relationships with their peers and managers across all departments.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, HR analytics, HR Strategy

How Employee Lifecycle Surveys Provide Powerful and Actionable Talent Insights

Posted by Chee Tung on Mar 13, 2019 2:11:58 PM

The era of lifetime employment at a company is over.

Leaders who can find ways to maximise the time their talent spends with them can create a powerful and sustainable competitive advantage for their companies.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, HR analytics

How to Recruit and Retain Generation Z

Posted by Rachel Lim on Feb 20, 2019 5:07:18 PM

For HR Managers, the art of attracting Millennials - the generation born in the early 1980s to the mid 1990s - is certainly nothing new. By offering flexible working hours and incorporating technology into the workplace, firms have been able to satisfy these ‘gig’ employees for years now. However, what many firms have yet to prepare for is Generation Z - the generation born between the mid-1990s to the early 2000s.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Attrition / Retention, HR Strategy, Workplace Culture

How Real Time People Analytics help HR to Contribute to Business Value

Posted by PeopleFirst on Feb 19, 2019 3:28:13 PM

 

Industries are being disrupted and talents are becoming more mobile. They are expecting better experience and personalised recommendations to improve their journey with the company. 45% of employees reported that they would be likely or very likely to look for another job outside their current organisation within the next year (SHRM). 

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Attrition / Retention, Performance Management, Workplace Culture