There is a long standing belief in business that people performance follows the Bell Curve (also called the Normal Distribution). This belief has been embedded in many business practices: performance appraisals, compensation models, and even how we get graded in school. (Remember "grading by the curve?") Research shows that this statistical ...
January 25, 2018Lumesse Africa
Data Proves that Culture, Values, and Career are Biggest Drivers of Employment Brand by joshbersin · We just completed a detailed analysis of Glassdoor data among more than 6,000 companies and 2.2 million employees and I ...
January 23, 2018Lumesse Africa
Happy employees are more productive. So why is engagement still seen by some as a potential waste of budget? Employee engagement still causes plenty of debate. Is it a crucial investment – and a critical business measure – or a complete waste of time, effort and budget? The jury, for ...
January 11, 2018Lumesse Africa
The following is an excerpt from David Berke's recently-released book Supported Self Development. Why should you do employee development? So employees can learn something they need to know in order to accomplish a real task in their current job and ...
January 9, 2018Lumesse Africa
According to a survey conducted by Office Team in 2015, 38% of HR professionals consider training and developing employees their greatest staffing concern. Of course, companies that manage to train and develop their employees win the jackpot. Training programs boost employee satisfaction and improve employee retention Employees appreciate being ...
January 3, 2018Lumesse Africa
3) Continuous Performance Management Is Here: And You Should Get With It I wont belabor this topic (read “The Myth of the Bell Curve” for more), but the answer is now clear: continuous performance management is possible, it works, and it can transform your company. We are not talking ...
December 20, 2017Lumesse Africa
by joshbersin · November 3, 2017 I’ve been an analyst following the HR Tech market for almost 20 years now, and this year things are changing faster than ever. In the report we just published, ...
December 18, 2017Lumesse Africa
Trends in HR are ever changing. Every year new trends arise due to the issues that HR face and the discussion around how to solve them. Employee experience is the latest trend taking hold of the HR industry. With companies being faced with the task of creating environments that make people genuinely ...
December 14, 2017Lumesse Africa
Managers should be encouraged and empowered to “celebrate the heck out of success” Effective management through encouraging, identifying and rewarding staff effort and loyalty is becoming increasingly important in the workplace, according to O.C. Tanner executive vice president David Sturt. The author of New York Times bestseller Great Work: How to ...
December 12, 2017Lumesse Africa
Plan for your entire workforce, not just HR One trap that’s easy to fall into is looking just at what your HR team needs; but if you want a platform that can scale with you, really help drive engagement, and help free up time in your HR team, ...
December 8, 2017Lumesse Africa