Where’s Your Employee’s Head?

Whether your traditional HR programs need a simple revitalization based on modern best practices or because you’d like to revolutionize them by applying a social layer, your FIRST step in transforming your existing HR programs is understanding where  an employee’s head is: what they’re thinking, what they need, where they want to go, and who they want to be.

If you follow this blog, you know that I believe the employee lifecycle is the foundation for balancing business needs with the needs of your employees. By integrating them into the employee lifecycle, you turn every day HR transactions into interactions that become tools relevant to how employees live and work, resulting in higher adoption and sustainability. To that end, you will not know where your employees’ heads are unless you break down the employee lifecycle.

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Putting Social HR in Its Place: The Employee Lifecycle

Social HR and the Employee LifecycleWhen I present social business as my passion, the typical listener assumes I’m talking about Yammer, Facebook or Sharepoint. It’s interesting to see how they can easily confuse social platforms as the same as being a social business. But it’s not.

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