New guide helps HR teams make the right choices about 360 degree feedback

Much of the advice on planning, implementing and managing 360 degree feedback processes is either too formulaic, one-dimensional or ‘blindingly obvious’, according to talent management software specialist Head Light. To help practitioners understand the reality of the process and its finer points, the company has created a free, comprehensive handbook called The Good Practice Guide to Using 360 degree feedback. Instead of prescribing a single way forward, it examines how…

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Government appoints Head Light to G-Cloud 5

Talent management software provider, Head Light, has been recognised as a supplier by the UK Government as part of the latest iteration of its G-Cloud initiative, which aims to make it easier for public sector bodies to procure IT services that use cloud computing. Head Light has been selected in the Software as a Service category under the new G-Cloud 5 Framework Agreement. Ian Lee-Emery, Managing Director at Head Light…

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Personalised action plans hold the key to employee engagement, claims new review

Organisations can improve employee engagement by asking the right questions and providing a personalised list of manageable actions for each senior executive, line manager and individual, according to a new review by talent management software specialist Head Light. “Employee engagement must be on HR’s agenda when time after time research studies show it can increase productivity, improve financial performance, lower attrition and raise customer satisfaction,” said Ian Lee-Emery, Managing Director…

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Head Light launches enhanced engagement tool and offers on-stand ROI calculations at leading L&D event

Talent management software specialist Head Light will launch a ground-breaking engagement survey and analytics tool – and demonstrate how HR teams can calculate and improve their return on investment from performance management – on stand 446 at the CIPD Learning and Development Show (30 April-1 May, Olympia). Called Talent En-Gauge®, the company’s enhanced engagement survey and analytics tool equips organisations with everything they need to monitor and improve employee engagement.…

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Head Light confirmed as speaker in CIPD L&D Show’s Learning Arena

We’re delighted to announce that we have just been confirmed as a speaker in the Learning Arena at this year’s CIPD Learning and Development Show which takes place at Olympia on 30 April and 1 May. Come along to the Show on 30 April 2014 at 16:45 to hear us talk about our thoughts on employee engagement surveys.  We’ll be asking: Employee Engagement Surveys: central to talent management or a…

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Employee engagement surveys need to go further in their analysis – research shows

Over 50% of organisations say that the single most important question that their employee engagement surveys need to answer is what activities and areas are seen as important to their people. Head Light today releases the findings from its research into how HR organisations need to access from their employee engagement surveys. Ian Lee-Emery, Managing Director, Head Light comments. “Over 100 HR and Learning and Development decision makers took part…

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Don’t miss a chance to be part of our employee engagement research

We’re on a mission to help HR understand the most important employee engagement analytics for HR.   With employee engagement is firmly back on the radar of many organisations, it’s no longer good enough – if it ever was – to have ‘big data’ and yet require ‘an expert’ to analyse it for you.  HR Analytics can put you back in the driving seat to make your engagement programmes better informed…

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Head Light welcomes new Sales Director

We’re delighted to announce that Luke Butcher has joined the team at Head Light as Sales Director. Luke assumes responsibility for our business development and customer management operations and will also provide direct feedback into the product development team. Luke brings with him a wealth of experience in understanding and communicating how talent management software can add real business benefit to an organisation. He will support our customers as they…

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Head Light’s survey into the use of employee engagement information

Employee Engagement questionnaires are often little more than an employee survey. A few questions asked – and a couple of stats created. But what do these results tell you? Do they give you the information which would really be of value to start to build engagement across the organisation. We’re carrying out a snapshot survey to find out what the most important questions you want to ask about the engagement…

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