No organization, regardless of size, industry or nonprofit/private/publicly traded status, seeks to avoid innovation. What innovation means to each company might differ but being able to grow and adapt to a changing world or merely staying a few steps ahead of those changes is desirable for any organization. However, not every organization approaches innovation the same way, so the question remains: what can organizations do to improve their innovation efforts and what role does HR play?
Like many other aspects of workplace culture and technology, the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted how organizations communicate and execute on their wellness and well-being strategy. It was about time that this area of HCM received some attention, as the methods currently used (top-down communication and newsletters) were not sustainable in a digitized workplace.
In the current global workplace, many organizations struggle with a large remote workforce that isn’t receiving the benefit of their long-standing culture — or are they? Cultural assimilation previously occurred when certain behaviors that were tied to the culture and values were exhibited and repeated in the office or among peers. But now that there are so many WFH and other types of non-office workers, those old standards may need to be re-evaluated.
Brandon Hall Group, the leading independent HCM research and analyst firm, is launching a survey focusing on the actions that organizations have taken when it comes to changes in managing workforce arrangements over this past unprecedented year.
Everyone has talked about the “new normal” for more than a year. But what will work look like in the years ahead and how will it drive business outcomes? How can work be a better experience — with better results — for employees, leaders, the organization and customers?
Brandon Hall Group, the organization behind the largest and longest-running awards program in Human Capital Management, announced the winners of the 2021 HCM Excellence Award. Organizations from around the world were honored this year with either Gold, Silver or Bronze awards for their HCM programs, strategies, processes and systems.
The key tenants of any employee wellness and well-being program fall into three main categories: physical health and wellness, mental health and social needs. Many organizations are now realizing the importance of this last category and how difficult it is to provide employees with what they need in remote environments.
The technology piece of course is what isolved Giving & Volunteering is all about. There have been many hardships and pressures on the workforce but that does not mean we must lose our sense of togetherness. As one of the few solutions with the means to help employees express their desire to engage with each other — and their community — isolved is doing more than healing to solve a problem; they are giving the workforce the means to help each other.
Brandon Hall Group, the leading independent HCM research and analyst firm, recently launched a new study to look at how organizations are changing their approach to performance management to adapt to the future of work.
In the next years, the twin trends of a more humanistic approach to the workforce and the exponential increase in the use of data and advanced analytics for recognizing and empowering employees will continue with no signs of slowing down. The time to act is now because every employee has a story to tell and every company should be listening.