by YVON MARTEL | Oct 30th, 2008 | Leadership Development
Today I’m going to take a look at how talent management can be used to demonstrate that healthcare management cares for and listens to employees.
by YVON MARTEL | Oct 29th, 2008 | Leadership Development
We recently released a white paper that examines the role that effective talent management practices and systems can play in supporting patient satisfaction and safety in the healthcare industry. This link between employee satisfaction and patient satisfaction and safety is something we’ve heard about anecdotally from our healthcare customers for years, and is increasingly being recognized and understood within the industry. For example, The Georgia Quality Institute has found that long term care facilities with happy employees record fewer patient falls and fewer residents with acquired pressure ulcers and acquired catheters.
by DONNA RONAYNE | Oct 24th, 2008 | Leadership Development
Well, I’m back from the HR Technology Conference in Chicago. Compared to last year, it was the year of Talent Management. The number of vendors in this area seemed to explode compared to 2007, and many were spending tons of money to attract attention. It kind of reminded me of the new Mac vs PC commercial where PC uses humungous investments in marketing to solve all evils. Hmmm.
by HEATHER MCCULLIGH | Oct 21st, 2008 | Leadership Development
HR’s evolving role has become a popular theme. I seem to keep reading articles and blog entries that say now, more than ever, organizations need their HR teams to play a more strategic role, helping to guide people related programs and strategies so organizations can become more efficient and weather the current economic downturn.
by HEATHER MCCULLIGH | Oct 20th, 2008 | Total Rewards
Normally when we look at HR technology we look at how it helps the HR department. Enterprise compensation software certainly does that, but what we also need to look at how it helps managers. Managers can make or break a pay-for-performance system, and if technology can help them, it can transform the effectiveness of the system. There are three common barriers that organizations face when it comes to pay for performance: