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Professor Hlupic has been voted one of the Most Influential HR Thinkers in the world for two years in a row. Here she discusses how organisations with the most effective employee engagement strategies can raise performance and involvement across the organisation.
Ruth Penfold is a well known figure in the HR industry and has spent her last few years leading talent
acquisition at popular media tech firm Shazam. Here she discusses the important factors of successful employee engagement.
New research from identity data intelligence specialists GBG has revealed a startling amount of HR professionals (41 per cent) are struggling to keep up with ever-changing legislation.
More than 17 percent of new technology initiatives fail, sometimes, according to McKinsey, generating large enough cost overruns so as to put an organisation’s future in jeopardy. Even successful projects often fail to achieve the full range of intended benefits. In the case of a technology project seeking to hit its mark – from staying on budget to achieving the desired results – these failures can often be traced back to shortcomings in how the human element of the project was managed.
The majority of companies run regular employee surveys to measure levels of employee engagement within their workplace. Of course, no HR department worth its salt would simply sit on these results as it would encourage disengagement and a feeling of ‘not being heard’ by their workforce. I find it fascinating to drill down on key results to uncover what is really going on in an organisation and what can sometimes be a blocker for change on a local or national level.
Over the last decade we have seen countless changes in almost every industry as we have developed more and more into the digital age. There have been many disruptors to long standing practices because of the opportunities technology presents.