Data privacy is crucial for HR

What is Data Privacy and What Does It Mean for HR?

HR is changing and is no longer just the paper pushing, admin department. Most are moving away from the typical, paper personnel files to e-files. Just because the files can no longer be stamped CONFIDENTIAL in large red letters, doesn’t … Read More

Calculating overtime costs is one of the important HR metrics

How to Calculate Overtime Cost

When thinking about overtime, most just look at staying compliant with the federal guidelines established in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Violations of FLSA lead to fines and lawsuits, so it is important to perform regular audits. Overtime can … Read More

CSR can include socially active initiatives

Does CSR also mean being socially active?

Two things you never talked about in the workplace… politics and religion. But in today’s world, that’s no longer the case. We have constant access to what’s going on in the world because of technology. It can seem impossible to … Read More

ERGs are a key supporter diversity and inclusion efforts

Celebrating Black History Month with ERGs

Employee resource groups (ERGs) have become a standard at larger corporations that value and promote diversity and inclusion. ERGs are voluntary, employee-led groups made up of a specific group of individuals that have shared interests, backgrounds, or demographics. Most commonly, … Read More

KPIs help HR stay on path to supporting organization's objectives

What are KPIs for HR?

Have you established the 2019 goals yet for you your HR team? If so, did you incorporate any KPIs? It’s okay if you haven’t. KPIs are relatively new to HR and finding a way to make metrics out of HR … Read More

Cost-per-hire can be a time consuming but beneficial task

An HR metric to solve your HR problem: Cost-per-Hire

Scenario Your organization is looking to expand and open a new warehouse location. As the HR leader, you’ve been tasked with creating a workforce strategy with estimated costs. This is the first time you are opening a warehouse with this … Read More

Support employee engagement through HR metrics

Make employees your organization’s Valentine with engagement metrics

Fostering a culture to support and promote employee engagement has lasting effects on the organization’s success. Just like in a romantic relationship, employees need to feel supported and valued by their organization. Employee engagement speaks to the employees’ level of … Read More

HR metrics can help find solutions for organizational issues

Is Attrition an HR metric that helps or hurts your organization?

Attrition is an HR metric that looks at the overall rate at which your organization’s workforce decreases. It should be viewed differently from retention and turnover. Retention rates look at how many people are choosing to stay at your organization. … Read More

HR data should be kept secure and data integrity mantained

HR Data Integrity vs HR Data Security

Data breaches and cyber attacks are becoming more and more common as our world gets more digital. HR departments are not exempt from going digital and it is vital for HR to be prepared. The most sensitive data is held … Read More

Using HR metrics and HR analytics to aid recruitment

An HR Metric to Solve your HR problem: Time to Fill

Scenario You are an HR leader and want to measure the productivity of your talent acquisition (TA) team for three reasons. One… you’re looking to create KPIs for your team’s goals as the organization overall is becoming more data focused. … Read More