Managing the process of attracting, hiring, training and retaining top talent is no small feat for human resources (HR) professionals.
To avoid falling into costly potholes along the road to building the most engaged, diverse and qualified workforce possible (read: the best), we’ve compiled a slew of helpful HR statistics.
From how detrimental a negative candidate experience can be to your talent pipeline, to how vital it is to avoid unconscious bias during the hiring process, read on for insight into the benefits of developing people-focused initiatives.
HR professionals can use many methods for assessing problems that might be holding them back. It is highly recommended that HR professionals keep a finger on the pulse of workplace morale via pulse surveys (a survey of a company’s employees to better gauge and evaluate their satisfaction, productivity and overall attitude). They should also look for guidance from other HR professionals and employees that have been surveyed about their experiences, both good and bad. These statistics provide an excellent starting point for improving HR processes as well as providing some statistical support to help HR professionals make the business case to buy HR software in 2019. Be sure to make an HR business case so that you can obtain the budget to boost recruiting efforts, increase retention rates, and provide employee recognition.
Step confidently into the new year armed with the HR statistics you need to drive change at your company. This list of HR statistics provides insight into the following categories:
These statistics provide HR professionals with insight into the best and worst ways to recruit, hire and develop top talent. When used in combination with HR software, HR professionals are sure to improve all people-related processes. The business of creating HR solutions is booming, and HR professionals can access just about any solution they need to overcome personnel-related obstacles, from hiring through retention.
If you want to learn more about the HR technology that we here at G2 Crowd are most excited about for 2019, check out our predictions for 2019 HR trends. We’re focused on solutions that will promote employee engagement, diversify companies, rethink sexual harassment training, expand corporate wellness solutions and employ AI to improve HR operations.
Courtney is G2's senior research analyst for HR technologies, whose coverage areas include recruiting, employee engagement, and talent management. She maintains the integrity of the HR technology space by consulting directly with HR vendors and analyzing authenticated review data. Her comprehensive research on employee engagement and HR trends have been quoted in TechRepublic, among other publications.
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