Employees are motivated in many different ways, but the one thing that everyone appreciates is being noticed for a job well done. It provides a sense of value and appreciation. The goals and benefits of an employee recognition program are multifaceted and improve employee job satisfaction and happiness. When an employee feels happy at work, their productivity improves. A study by the University of Oxford School of Business published in late 2019 found a conclusive link between happiness and productivity. Happy workers are 13 percent more productive. This study was conducted over six months and is one of the first to clearly demonstrate a causal link between happiness at work and productivity levels. Productivity is just one reason employers and managers should look for opportunities to boost an employee’s job confidence.
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When your organization makes the digital transformation for its human resources software, be sure your team remains in control of where it is housed. Whether on premise, in the cloud or in a private cloud, LightWork Software gives its customers a choice.
Salary can be a key factor for a candidate when conducting a job search and accepting an offer. With several different types of strategies to choose from when developing a compensation plan for your organization, you must first start by examining the organizational structure as a whole. Next, review and refine position descriptions. Well-defined position descriptions are one part of the equation in trying to determine the market value for a job. Once you have a clear understanding of the responsibilities, skills, and education requirements of a position, you can begin to address compensation. Employee salaries are based on these factors and the organization’s compensation philosophy.
The ability to track employees is a necessity for any company, but how you do it makes a difference. The tough part is trying to decide which solution may be the best for your organization. Human error is the single biggest factor in most time-keeping systems. When errors happen, managers and human resources spend valuable time making the corrections on tight deadlines. The solution? Biometric time clocks.
Transformation is an ominous word; it can be positive or negative. Depending on your experiences with change, the concept of digital transformation may spark all types of reactions. Innovation spurs transformation. Small changes often go unnoticed but can make all the difference in the world. Remember when ketchup was sold only in glass bottles rather than plastic squeeze bottles? Now, most condiments on the grocery shelves come in plastic bottles, which is a transformation through advancement in bottling technology. As another example, remember when tag-less clothing was introduced? Genius! Weren’t you wondering, “why didn’t anyone think of this before?”