6 barriers to effective employee engagement

Employee engagement surveys have been around for years.  Often run by HR, but sometimes they’re not – and yet surely employee engagement is pivotal to all aspect of successful talent management?  Without engagement in your 360 reviews or your performance management processes, how can they possibly deliver achievement of objectives – and with little engagement with the organisation, how realistic are your succession plans? The problem seems to be that…

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Are you ready for 360 degree feedback in your organisation? – ask yourself these 8 questions

Introducing 360 degree feedback into an organisation takes commitment, time and sometimes a culture shift. But the rewards are immense. Our survey in 2013 showed that 91% of organisations witness a better understanding of their own strengths and areas of development – and ¾ see a greater commitment to the development plan. There’s an increase in clarity of how corporate competencies and behaviours are demonstrated and an easier identification of…

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3 facts, 1 KPI and 1 Truth – building the ROI on performance management

Introducing talent management software for performance management clearly offers efficiencies – but time savings are not as great as one may expect. The Head Light survey in 2013 highlighted that the real benefits come from a better use of that time, more focused conversations, better goal alignment, more objectives met and so on. We set out to quantify the return on investment that can be expected after the introducing effective…

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Employee engagement – the results are in!

Employee engagement surveys – and employee engagement in general – seem to be making a comeback. With greater economic stability, organisations are turning their attention to how best to engage their people and create an environment which enables the employees to offer more of their capability and potential. But many of the engagement tools on the market tend to be short, oversimplified and offer little of the information which is…

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