A People Operations Digital Transformation project can take on different looks and priorities, but the goal is always the same. Every transformation project strives to make talent and technology seamlessly connected, creating processes that are more efficient with happier workers that drive greater business value.
Working from home has become increasingly popular in recent years, and it’s not hard to see why. Employees who work from home enjoy greater flexibility and freedom when it comes to their schedules. They also tend to be more productive, thanks to a lack of distractions and the ability to create a quiet, efficient work environment.
Remote work is a trend that has been gaining popularity over recent years. There's no doubt that despite all the difficulties the pandemic came with, expanding the availability of remote jobs has been one of the biggest benefits. The proliferation of online work and collaboration platforms like Slack, Zoom, and Microsoft Teams has allowed a lot more flexibility within the workforce.
Topics: Workforce Management
Two challenges in the manufacturing industry that an HCM solution could help you solve
The manufacturing industry, like many industries, has its fair share of HR challenges and barriers that sometimes prevent operations from being managed as effectively as they should. With a desperate need for professionals, recruiting and retaining can prove difficult for HR managers in the manufacturing industry. Additionally, with such a unique business model, effective timekeeping also presents its fair share of challenges.
Let's explore the hurdles that Manufacturing faces from an HR perspective and discover solutions.
The next generation of workers is making its own path in the workforce: Gen Z. These individuals, born between the mid-‘90s and 2012, are more racially and ethnically diverse than any previous generation. About half of the members are currently college students or still early in their careers, bringing a different mindset and new expectations that you might not anticipate. For example, they are highly entrepreneurial, money-conscious, and self-confident. They also value authentic, face-to-face connections.
Retention and turnover have been quite the topic of conversation in the last couple of years and it seems employees and employers are both growing frustrated and confused.
There is constant talk of The Great Resignation, and while many people got their “ah-ha” moment in isolation, we can only place the blame on the pandemic for so long. The reality remains that understanding employee turnover goes far deeper than The Great Resignation.
Most of us have probably run into a bad boss a time or two in our careers. And we're not just talking about a bit of friction or misunderstanding. A bad boss can completely alter that state of the work environment and make getting your job done nearly impossible.
Most of us remember the times when we felt accepted and included. Indeed, the need to belong is a fundamental human need that supports our survival as a species through the comfort and sense of self-assurance provided by our membership in groups.
The New Year has finally arrived and you’ve probably been spending some time mulling over goals you’re looking to accomplish, both personally and professionally. In the world of business, even better than goals are what we call Objectives and Key Results, otherwise known as OKRs.