Last year, Oracle President Mark Hurd outlined the ways that executives can use HR intelligence to help them make better business decisions, shape the future of their organizations and improve the bottom line.
He highlighted that talent management is one of the top three focus areas for CEOs, and explained how HR intelligence can help drive decisions to meet business objectives. Hurd urged HR leaders to use data to make fact-based decisions about hiring, talent management and succession to drive strategic growth. To win the race for talent, Hurd explained that organizations need powerful technology that provides fact-based valuable insight that is needed to proactively manage talent, drive strategic initiatives that promote innovation, and enhance business performance.
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When you talk to most HR professionals and ask them to define HR, you are likely to get a response that is similar to “HR is about the people” or “HR is about the greatest asset of any organization which is the people.”
When HR Daily Advisor asked Kojo Amissah, SPHR, HRMP, MBA from Ghana to define HR, he provided an answer you don’t hear every day:
“HR is about the business to the extent to which you can utilize people to obtain business goals.”
Amissah supported his answer by explaining the reason why businesses do focus on the people that work for them and why it is a priority to ensure employees are happy, satisfied and motivated. Simply put, he says, “Organizations want people engaged to help achieve business goals. That is why employee satisfaction is so important”.
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The latest infographic
from Jobvite explores who today’s workers are more entrepreneurs than traditional employees, embracing change in the pursuit of career growth. In fact, 61% of employees are looking for greener pastures. Obviously, this creates a challenge for employees to retain employees. Take a look at Jobvite’s infographic to see how you can build a monogamous relationship between you and your employees that is lasting and more enjoyable.
Original source: On-Boarding For Dummies: How To Successfully Bring New Employees on Board
Employee turnover is a costly problem. And with 22% of employees leaving their jobs within the first 45 days of employment, it’s all the more important to be sure that your employees are assimilated into your company with special care and ease. Of course, successful on-boarding is easier said than done. Here are some on-boarding tips to help keep your employee turnover rates down, and your on-boarding success rate high.