Don't Believe the Hype of Employee Engagement
At Succeed we have seen incredible things for engagement – McDonalds and Pret a Manger are great examples of this and has contributed to increasing performance in their businesses. Engagement can sometimes be made to be ‘over complicated’ and this interesting article touches on some of the negative points but will definitely give you food for thought on how to structure engagement for your business.
The Hot HR Technology Trends Of 2014
This is a short article based on the Information Services Group survey for 2014. Highlights that key goals are to improve a candidate’s experience, embed best practice process and speed up technology implementation.
Seven Skills HR Needs for the Top Table
Not a hugely surprising list, but certainly useful. The skills around ‘authentic’ and ‘strategic’ resonate strongly with us.
"The HR profession has evolved considerably in the past decade. At the core of the profession is the requirement to be authentic and transparent, but what additional skills are required, and how can you stand out?"
Developing Innovation Cultures in Large Companies
Ensure Performance Management processes are not discouraging experimentation. Innovation is something that is close to us at Succeed. This article describes how easy it is to unwittingly stifle innovation, rather than fostering and promoting creativity.
Announcing the General Availability of PeopleTools 8.54
With PeopleTools 8.54 comes the new PeopleSoft Fluid User Experience, offering a UI that is simple and intuitive, yet highly productive and that can be used on different devices from laptops to tablets and smart phones.
Important improvements have also been made in reporting and analytics, life-cycle management, security, integration technology, platforms and infrastructure, and accessibility.
Auto-enrolment reaches four million mark | HRZone
It has been a difficult few years to implement auto enrollment solutions in line with the government time lines - all employers need to be included by 2018.
"Over four million workers have now been automatically enrolled into a workplace pension, The Pensions Regulator has claimed. The figure represents an increase of over one million this year or an average of around 6,000 a day, according to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)."
How Adobe Got Rid of Traditional Performance Reviews
A colleague at Oracle shared this with us this week on the subject of Performance Management. Do we see the entire Performance Management model shifting immediately? - of course not - but we do see some organisations will benefit from a more ‘little and often’, collaborative Performance Management process.
Gamification Can Change Behaviour
Here at Succeed we are passionate about gamification, behaviours and engagement. Whilst this video is a few years old, it still makes us smile.
"We believe that the easiest way to change people’s behaviour for the better is by making it fun to do. We call it The Fun Theory…."
Our Quarterly Business Update
We have just released our Quarterly Business Update covering recent success stories, current trends that we are seeing in HR and the expanded range of services that we now offer.
Get Ready for a New Era of HR
Oracle have produced a great infographic on the current changes in the workforce that HR need to face. Whilst this is US research, it certainly feels applicable to the UK based on what we hear from our clients.