fbpx Skip to main content
Tag

Attracting Talent Archives - Natural HR

What is ‘people analytics’?

By Analytics

This isn’t just a buzz term you should just know about. It is something that your organisation requires if you’re to better understand your workforce and identify key trends, in real-time. People analytics is all about data-driven insights into your workforce. Officially Gartner defines it as “the collection and application of talent data to improve critical talent and business outcomes. People analytics…inform talent decisions, improve workforce processes, and promote positive employee experience.” Also known as ‘HR analytics’ or ‘workforce analytics’ across some organisations, data can be gathered from several different places such as internal HR systems, external employee surveys, or…

Read More

3 things to expect from Natural HR at the Festival of Work

By CIPD, Events

There’s nothing quite like getting out of the office and living and breathing everything that your company is about, especially when it’s for the benefit of others. And that’s exactly what the team will be doing, when we descend on the Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD) Festival of Work, from 15th – 16th June. But what exactly can you expect to see from us? Well, here we are with a quickfire round-up, to give you a taster of what’s in store… Our software in all its glory There’d be little point us attending if we weren’t willing to give…

Read More

What company perks do employees look for in 2022?

By Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement, Employee Management

Right now, the job marketplace is highly competitive. In fact, job vacancies in the UK reached record highs this year, with nearly 1.3 million openings available in the first quarter of 2022. And thanks to the pandemic shifting the way people view work; prospective employees are clear about what they want from an organisation. Fair pay is still most important and the driving factor for recruitment – particularly as the cost-of-living continues to rise – however flexible working has become just as crucial to retaining and hiring new staff. But what else do employees value in 2022? What are the…

Read More

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….

Read More

Developing a talent strategy: 5 tips for success

By Talent Management

The CIPD defines talent management as a process that seeks “to attract, identify, develop, engage, retain and deploy individuals who are considered particularly valuable to an organisation.” The current state of the UK talent market is making the lives of recruiters and hiring managers more challenging than ever before – especially in deeply affected industries such as logistics, hospitality and health care. Many industries have sorely felt the impact of Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic, but as businesses seek a return to pre-pandemic levels of operation, record numbers of vacancies continue to go unfilled. What’s more, a dip in business…

Read More