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8 Training Programs for employers to help you close the skills gap found within your business

By Business, Employee Management, Natural HR, News, Performance Management

Whether a company has hired new employees, launched a new product, or wants to keep its employees safe, employee training programs are needed throughout the lifecycle of their employment with your company. Assigning the proper training to your staff enables employees to better perform at their jobs. But why would an employee invest time and money in the development of their workforce? For your business, employee training can have several benefits, including: Increased profit and growth. Better industry reputation Deeper skill succession pipelines. Reduced employee turnover. More skilled workers. Likewise, what do your staff gain from training? Career advancement. Self-development….

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How can you leverage your HR platform to keep your employees engaged with your company?

By Employee Management, Performance Management

What do we mean by employee engagement? By definition, it relates to the level of an employee’s commitment and connection to the organisation they work for, and in recent years, employee engagement has emerged as a critical driver of business. Research has shown that: The employee engagement rate in the UK is 50%. Employees are 17% more engaged if they can participate in a regular feedback programme. Companies that effectively turn feedback into action have an 80% employee engagement rate. 50% of workers agree that managers helping with career development drive employee engagement. 55% of workers agree that recognition for…

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#CIPDACE21: Opening the door and closing the skills gap with the help of your HR platform.

By Performance Management, Personal Development, Recruitment, Talent Management

Looking at the news, you would have seen the skill shortages within the HGV industry and their impact on the United Kingdom. But outside that industry, it sets a worrying view on the impact of a skills shortage. Why? Because for countless other industries, this shortage could be just on the horizon if findings by McKinsey are to be believed. Their report suggests that the current skills gap with the UK will only get bigger and that in 2021, they discovered that 44% of their respondents say their organisations will face skill gaps within the next five years, up to…

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Setting goals and KPIs: How HR software can help

By HR Software, Natural HR, Performance Management, Talent Management

In many roles, team members will be assigned goals to achieve or Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to achieve over a set period of time. From meeting sales targets to gaining qualifications in a specific domain such as becoming CIPD accredited or completing the next level of progression for a Chartered Institute of Marketing course; defining goals and agreeing KPIs can help to provide structure for individuals within their roles and demonstrates clearly how their contributions fit in with wider company objectives. As managers, setting clear goals can help your business grow, achieve even bigger targets, track team performance and ensure…

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How can cloud-based HR software support your company’s talent strategy?

By HR News, HR Software, Natural HR, Performance Management, Software

As we explored last week, Talent Management software is all about how those in a position of recruiting and managing teams within a company takes a strategic approach to attract, retain and develop a workforce over time. With the rise of the internet and cloud-based software, the tools you can use to manage talent within your company have developed to the point where talent management has become a pivotal pillar of any strategy for any successful business. This article will look at how cloud-based HR software can help support you in your role to implement a Talent Management solution within…

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