Surveys Archives

Here’s What’s Keeping You Up At Night

From concerns about how to motivate employees to meet company goals to worries over how to gain a “big picture” of company talent through data and analytics, a host of work-related issues haunted HR professionals in 2016, according to SilkRoad’s latest “What Keeps HR Up At Night?” report. Each year, SilkRoad aims to…

Stress Goes Down When Your Employees Don’t Bottle It Up

Every employer has their own idea of a dream team, but most will agree it would consist of employees who are passionate about their careers, put forth extreme effort, and hit their goals every month. While this deep passion creates driven employees, what happens when the pressure becomes too much to handle? In…

What Is the State of Talent Acquisition? Give Us 10 Minutes and We’ll Help You Save Hours

What grade do you give your talent-acquisition department? How would your stakeholders grade your team? How do those grades compare to others? Ever wonder what your workload looks like when compared to your peers? What obstacles to success are TA departments experiencing? That’s only some of the information uncovered in the past by…

Hiring Managers to HR: Improve Your Recruiting

Visier’s The Demand for Data-Driven Talent Acquisition report is a very quick read and gives some interesting data to consider as you plan your 2017 talent acquisition activities. The opening paragraph of this short white paper sets the stage for some interesting data points: With countless recruiting-related technologies and assessment options on the market, business…

Do You Wear Pants On Camera?

Skype. iMessage. FaceTime. Video conferencing and chat tools are ubiquitous in both modern life and work — but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re embraced. While video conferencing allows employees to connect across borders, work remotely and increase productivity, it has yet to become to the go-to communication tool in the workplace. Why? According to a recent…

The Future Is 4 Years Away. Is Your HR Team Ready?

When the international law firm, Eversheds, working with the Winwark research group, launched the HR 2020 project, its objective was “to study the future of the HR function, bringing clarity and strategic vision to build a roadmap for senior HR figures to give the function a greater voice in the boardroom.” Surveying 56…

Some Simple Steps “Traditional” Employers Can Take to Modernize Their Pay Practices

At PayScale, we strive to help all kinds of organizations embrace modern compensation practices to engage their workforce and drive results. Even employers that think of themselves as more “traditional” than “modern” can take a few steps in this direction, and the good news is that you don’t necessarily have to spend a…

Your Exec Pay Survey May Be Costing You Too Much

As proxy season comes to a close each year, compensation specialists face the tall task of compiling significant amounts of newly reported executive compensation data as a benchmark to establish pay packages for their executives. This is not a simple task. Compensation committees, human resources analysts, general counsels, corporate secretaries and consultants must…