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Hire for Retention

Hire for Retention: 4 Tips to Hire & Retain Employees

Current trends—many accelerated by pandemic forces beyond our control—have changed the rules of recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees. Organizations must adapt and embrace new practices to triumph in the war for talent. And that now means making sure you hire for retention. More companies will continue to adopt virtual recruiting technologies and shift talent attraction efforts to remote candidates. They’ll also consider internal talent pools and prioritize diversity and inclusion hiring. Those that do will experience stronger […]
Employee Performance Reviews

Employee Performance Reviews: Effective Questions

Important elements to consider when planning for effective employee performance reviews, including when to conduct them, what kinds of questions to ask, and how to communicate more meaningfully.A new year is upon us, and for HR, you know what that means…performance review prep and coordination. Employee performance reviews are important for every business, but their effectiveness depends on how they are conducted. They can empower your employees to reach new heights – or they could […]
Client Welcome

Humantelligence Welcomes New Members and Expanded Partnerships to Close the Year

MIAMI, FL— December 17, 2021–With a rapidly growing roster of new partnering organizations, Humantelligence, a pioneer in culture intelligence and leader in and recruitment technology, closes a busy 2021 by welcoming the following new or expanded partnerships from the last month, including: American Honda Finance Corporation (Consumer Finance): Culture Management & Leadership Pferd, Inc. (Manufacturing): Recruitment  Richwood Bank (Financial Services): Culture Management & Leadership FWD Insurance Indonesia (Financial Services/Insurance): Culture Management Bento Sushi (Food & […]
Better Hires

4 Steps for Making Better Hires, More Quickly

Your position description is ready. You’ve posted it far and wide, and within just a few days, you have hundreds of applications that have passed through your applicant tracking system and a mound of resumes from which to begin your sifting. You begin to worry that by the time you discover the best, most qualified fit, your job seeker may have already moved on. Losing out on top talent is becoming a bigger challenge than […]
UKG Partner

Humantelligence Joins UKG Connect Technology Partner Program

Las Vegas, NV, December 9, 2021– Humantelligence announced today it was selected to join the UKG Connect Technology Partner Program, a collaborative ecosystem of solution providers working with UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) to deliver a simplified and more connected technology experience. UKG is a leading global provider of HCM, payroll, HR service delivery, and workforce management solutions. Humantelligence is the leading global provider of Culture-as-a-Service (CaaS) software. The news comes ahead of the UKG Connections […]
HRO Today Award

Humantelligence Named Top ‘Innovator in HR Technology’ by HRO Today Association

MIAMI, FL —November 30, 2021 — Humantelligence (HT), a pioneer in culture intelligence and leader in recruitment technology, won the 2021 HRO Today Association Award for Innovation in HR Technology (Small/Mid-Market) in the North America region at November’s HRO Today Association Conference — attended by more than 100 senior HR executives. The award recognized the company’s innovative recruitment, culture analytics, and team collaboration technology for its ease of use, quick implementation, and ability to optimize […]
Matching Tool

Creating Power Pairs: How Workplace Mentorship Improves Culture

A mentoring program can improve employee retention, create better diversity of thought, help you plan for the future, and save on other training costs.Workplace mentoring or coaching is a cost-effective way for existing, well-trained or experienced employees to provide guidance and knowledge to less-experienced employees or to employees who differ from them. The mentor is typically not the direct manager or supervisor of the mentee, and the outcomes differ, depending on the goals of the […]

Connecting Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Training

Connecting Emotional Intelligence And Leadership Training It isn’t surprising that the workplace can spark strong emotions in dedicated workers. Full-time employees spend at least 40 hours each week managing their workload, various personalities and other potential stress factors. To handle these stressors, organizations can focus on emotional intelligence leadership training to help employees feel and perform better in the workplace. Many of today’s employers understand the value of investing in their employees, seeking ways to […]

Preparing for 2022: Top Software to Make Hybrid Work More Inclusive & Engaging

As long-term hybrid work drives spending on collaboration tools, companies preparing for permanently remote or distributed teams know that the key to retention and engagement is a focus on inclusion and culture. Here are some top tools in which to consider investing. While the pandemic may have accelerated investment in software designed to solve urgent gaps, such as virtual onboarding, direct to consumer e-commerce needs, or employee collaboration, the trend hasn’t slowed. Companies’ IT budgets […]
Business Personas

Business Personas: The Key to Better Understanding your Employees

When you understand your employees’ personas, using a talent profile, you can leverage that data to improve self-awareness, enhance team collaboration, elevate emotional intelligence, actively manage culture, and make better hires.  Chances are you’ve heard of customer or buyer personas before. Basically, they’re profiles that define the segments within your target audience — used for discovering ways to better connect with potential customers and improve brand engagement. Once reserved for marketing, sales, and product organizations, […]
Hybrid Work Planning

The Future of Work Is Hybrid: 5 Keys to a Successful Hybrid Work Plan

With a record number of people quitting their jobs in April and May, and more than 40% of the workforce considering leaving their employer this year if they’re unable to continue working remotely at least some of the week, you’re going to need a thoughtful approach and strong hybrid work plan. It’s become mission critical for attracting and retaining diverse talent.  Are you prepared? It’s clear we’re all learning as we go, but here’s a […]

How to Win the Competition for Top Talent

How identifying new learning opportunities, gaps in teams, leadership potential, and promotion opportunities is your best bet for winning the race for top talent.Current trends—many accelerated by pandemic forces beyond our control—have changed the rules of recruiting and hiring, requiring organizations to adapt and embrace new practices to compete and triumph in the future war for talent…and a war, it looks like it shall be! Talent shortages in the U.S. have risen to historical levels, […]
Client Welcome

Humantelligence Welcomes New Members to Client Community, Supporting Data-Driven Culture Transformations

MIAMI, FL— September 27, 2021–With a rapidly growing roster of new partnering organizations, Humantelligence, a pioneer in culture intelligence and leader in and recruitment technology, is pleased to welcome the following recently added or expanded partnerships this past month, among them: Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages (Food & Beverage): Recruitment, Culture Management & Leadership, EQ Everywhere Collaboration tools DrFirst (Healthcare): Recruitment, Culture Management & Leadership, EQ Everywhere Collaboration tools Teasdale Latin Foods (Food & Beverage): Recruitment, Culture […]
HR Tech of the Year

Humantelligence Named 2021 Top HR Tech Award Winner by TalentCulture

MIAMI, FL —September 23, 2021 — Humantelligence (HT), a pioneer in culture intelligence and leader in recruitment technology, was named a winner in TalentCulture’s second annual HR Technology Awards — recognizing the company’s innovative recruitment, culture management, and team communication and collaboration platform for its ability to solve pressing human resources needs, successfully deliver results, and satisfy customers. “Humantelligence is one of the coolest softwares we have demo-ed. It’s one of the only products that […]

3 Ways to Improve Team Effectiveness with Empathetic Leadership

Empathetic leadership means having the ability to understand the needs of others, and being aware of their feelings and thoughts. With technology, you can scale empathetic leadership development, improve the collective emotional intelligence of teams, and optimize team effectiveness. In a previous post, we talked about toxic leadership, as the main culprit for why employees leave, and how to start fixing it. In this post, we’re going to dive deeper into one of the key […]

Actionable Ideas To Enhance Remote Employee Engagement

Before March 2020, the concept of remote employee engagement was the exception to the rule. Most employers primarily sought ways to enhance employee engagement in the office while incorporating the far fewer telecommuters and traveling staff members as outliers. However, when the pandemic became a stark part of our collective reality, the rules of business, employment, management and engagement changed for nearly everyone. Has your organization sent team members home to work for nearly two years? Do […]

7 Tips for Improving Communication with Your Remote Team Members

Glassdoor research shows a 460% increase in job searches for remote work. If you don’t have a distributed team yet, you might soon. So here’s our short list of the most important things managers can do to support virtual or remote employees for better performance, improved communication, and more effective collaboration.The Future of Work continues to evolve, and the number of people who work remotely at least once per week has grown by an astounding […]
Learning & development

8 Considerations for Leveling Up Your L&D Program Right Now

How to make your learning & development program part of your organization’s long-term remote work strategy, including training managers on how to help team members navigate the post-COVID reality. Here are 8 considerations for leveling up your L&D program right now.Mandatory one-time workshops, expensive external consultants, and traditional classroom learning are dead. They don’t deliver sustained results. They don’t take your learners into consideration. And they’re counter to today’s need for personalized learning.  The amount […]
Toxic leadership

Why Do Employees Quit?

Why do employees quit? …A question more relevant than ever before. A reported 3.6 million Americans quit their jobs in May, making one job opening for every unemployed worker — this coming on the heels of April’s 20-year record high, where just shy of 4 million workers left their jobs. Some have called it the Great Resignation. And as the saying goes, no one likes a quitter…but in this case, it just makes sense. Management […]

Humantelligence Partners with Beyond Remotely to Better Support Organizations Shifting to Hybrid Work Models

Global training marketplace Fluenzy and Culture-as-a-Service software provider Humantelligence partner to offer individualized, adaptive training journeys that support hybrid work models.MIAMI, FL—AUGUST 10, 2021 — Humantelligence (HT), a pioneer and leader in culture intelligence, recently partnered with Beyond Remotely’s Fluenzy — an online marketplace offering courses and world-class consultants to enable enterprises to reskill their workforces to meet the challenges of the new Future of Work/hybrid office. With the market predicted to reach over $400 […]
Client Welcome

New Humantelligence Community Members Making Data-Driven Culture Transformations

MIAMI, FL— July 29, 2021–With a rapidly growing roster of new partnering organizations, Humantelligence, a pioneer in culture intelligence and leader in self-assessment and recruitment technology, is pleased to welcome the following recently added or expanded partnerships: Aflac (Insurance Services): Recruitment Five Star Food Service, Inc. (Food & Beverage): Recruitment, Culture Management & Leadership, EQ Everywhere Collaboration tools Rogers Corp. (Manufacturing): Culture Management & Leadership, EQ Everywhere Collaboration tools St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (Healthcare): […]
Great Resignation

6 Tips for Retaining Your Employees Amid the Great Resignation

“The Great Resignation” is coming…and for some, it might already be here. Coined by Anthony Klotz, a Texas A&M University associate management professor who has studied the exits of hundreds of workers, The Great Resignation — Klotz told Bloomberg Businessweek — was his prediction that many more people who had hung onto their jobs during the pandemic because of uncertainty are now readying themselves to quit. The facts are: 42% of current remote workers say […]

Causes For Employee Turnover — And How To Decrease It

Today’s employers face a rapidly increasing problem: Long before the COVID-19 pandemic became a stark reality — resulting in lockdowns, remote work scenarios and the ultimate reluctance of employees to return to the office — employers and HR teams were trying to understand the reasons for high employee turnover. Even in 2015, a study reported that 51% of employees were searching for or considering launching a search for a new job. In 2019, it was found that […]

How CIOs Can Lead Culture Transformations

To foster long-term resiliency and workplace innovation, Chief Information Officers and IT leaders must invest in employees’ skills and create an open and inclusive environment where people feel valued. If 2020 taught us anything, perhaps it’s that company culture is more critical than ever. It’s now recognized as being directly tied to performance, productivity, and business results. And what’s clear is that exceptional organizations are thinking about their business as a two-sided ledger: strategy and […]
Employee wellbeing

7 Actionable Steps to Prioritize Your Employees’ Mental Health

“Prioritizing happiness at work is a crucial part of finding balance in life. Those who understand this can move through it with grace. Those who don’t are bound to fall.” — Meghan M. Biro, Founder & CEO, TalentCulture World of Work CommunityAccording to the 2021 Future of Benefits Study, 80 percent of employers said their company culture has been more accepting of mental health challenges in the past year, but only 59 percent of workers […]

Why Investing in Company Culture Matters

88% of employees believe a strong company culture is key to business success. 94% of executives say company culture is key to business success, yet only 32% say their company culture is aligned with their business strategies. In other words, company culture is not well developed and often an afterthought at many organizations despite being viewed as essential to success. Why invest in culture? Your company’s performance depends on it. When you level-up your company […]

Essential Performance Review Tips For Employers

Most employees have had to undergo a performance review at some point in their careers. No matter how anxiety-inducing the experience is for employers and employees, employee performance review tips often make a significant impact on everyone involved. The performance review process allows employers to set expectations, spur improvements, inspire employee engagement, identify promotion opportunities, and provide training courses to help employees succeed in your organization. It offers benefits to employees, too — allowing them to identify and measure […]
Talent Pipeline

Growing Your Talent Pipeline Just Got Expensive

Even amid what were record high unemployment rates across the world as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, recruiters contend that talent scarcity remains a major challenge for businesses. According to the 2021 Talent Trends Report released by Randstad Sourceright earlier this year, 40 percent of human capital professionals report that talent scarcity has negatively impacted their organization – the highest total in the past five years.  In today’s highly competitive talent landscape, you need […]

Humantelligence Named HR Solution of the Year by Remote Tech Breakthrough

MIAMI, FL —June 24, 2021 — Humantelligence (HT), a pioneer in culture intelligence and leader in recruitment technology, won Remote Tech Breakthrough’s 2021 HR Analytics Solution of the Year — recognizing the company’s innovative recruitment, culture analytics, and team communication and collaboration technology for its ease of use, quick implementation, and ability to optimize collaboration on the spot for remote and hybrid teams. Remote Tech Breakthrough is part of the Tech Breakthrough organization, which specializes […]
EQ Everywhere

3 Actions IT Can Take to Positively Impact the Employee Experience

After a year and half into the pandemic, we have seen digital business initiatives accelerate and workforce models shift, along with a resetting of long-term employee expectations. In Prudential’s recent Pulse of the American Worker survey of over 2,000 full-time workers: 68% of workers prefer a hybrid-work model, and  87% want to continue to work remotely at least one day per week.  That means teams and organizations will be more distributed than ever. As businesses […]
Diversity & Inclusion

How to Embed Diversity & Inclusion into Company Culture

June is Pride Month, when the world’s LGBTIQA+ communities come together and celebrate the freedom to be themselves. Celebrations of this month and acknowledgement beyond are geared toward anyone who feels like their sexual or gender identity falls outside the mainstream. The purpose is to recognize the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals have had on history locally, nationally, and internationally. In addition to educational, cultural, and celebratory, Pride Month is rooted in […]

The Importance of Onboarding Remote Workers…it’s all about retention!

GET THE CHECKLIST If you’re like the +70% of human capital management leaders surveyed by Gartner this year, some of your top priorities include optimizing costs while still innovating processes, improving operational excellence, and executing business transformation — a tall order and all of which put your people at the center.  One of the most important people-centric initiatives leaders are focusing on right now is retention. According to Josh Bersin’s March 9 article, we are […]

Humantelligence Recognized for Transforming HR Technology

MIAMI, FL— June 1, 2021–Humantelligence CEO, Juan Betancourt, was named to the Human Resource Executive’s 2021 Top 100 HR Tech Influencers this past week. HRE’s third annual Top 100 HR Tech Influencers span a wide range of fields, including analytics and AI experts; futurists and investors; analysts and consultants; recruiting, talent management and DEI experts; HR practitioners; product leaders and innovators; experts across payroll, wellbeing and benefits; and other business leaders and HR experts. Alongside […]
Client Welcome

Humantelligence Welcomes New Members to Client Community, Supporting Data-Driven Culture Transformations

MIAMI, FL— May 31, 2021–With a rapidly growing roster of new partnering organizations, Humantelligence, a pioneer in culture intelligence and leader in self-assessment and recruitment technology, is pleased to welcome the following recently added or expanded partnerships this past month, among them: BASF / Pecora Corporation (Pharma & Chemical): Culture Management & Leadership, EQ Everywhere Collaboration Cognativ (Consulting): Recruitment, Culture Management & Leadership, EQ Everywhere Collaboration tools Meeting Change / GNU Business Practices / Choice Point Leadership […]
Emotional Intelligence EQ

Emotional Intelligence is a MUST-HAVE Leadership Trait

Psychology Today explains that emotional intelligence (EQ or EI) emotional intelligence refers to the ability to identify and manage one’s own emotions, as well as the emotions of others. Emotional intelligence is generally said to include a few key areas:   emotional awareness, or the ability to identify and name one’s own emotions;  the ability to harness those emotions and apply them to tasks like thinking and problem solving; and  the ability to manage emotions, […]

Culture Software Leader, Humantelligence, Named a Top South Florida Start-up by The Miami Herald

MIAMI, FL— May 17, 2021–Humantelligence, a pioneer in self-assessment, recruitment, and culture management SaaS technology, won second place in the Miami Herald Startup Pitch Competition, South Florida’s oldest entrepreneurship challenge, this week. Judges for the competition included leading technology founders, Jon Oringer of Shutterstock and Jim McKelvey of Square, as well as top executives from the venture capital accelerator, 500 Startups. Recognized for its transformational HR platform, which includes a psychometric-based self-assessment as well as […]
Interview Guide

A Better Way to Interview: Leveraging Psychometrics to Guide Your Virtual Interviews

People are your power source. Plug one into the wrong role, and that once powerful electric source could short. Common sense dictates that a company’s number one resource is its people. It should be a top priority to take extra care in the talent acquisition process, and yet more than 60 percent of job seekers report a negative candidate experience with potential employers. It’s easy enough to fall into the temptation of listing external factors […]
Employee Burnout

How to Fix the Culture Mistakes That Lead to Employee Burnout

A Guide for Reversing Employee Burnout through Culture Transformation We tend to treat burnout and low employee engagement as an isolated problem that we address one case at a time. We also tend to think of burnout as an individual problem, solvable by “learning to say no,” more yoga, better breathing techniques, practicing resilience” — and the self-help list goes on.  But evidence is mounting that applying one-off band-aid solutions to a rapidly evolving ‘occupational […]
Remote & Hybrid Work Models

HR Strategies to Address 4 Post-COVID Workforce Trends

If there’s one word we’ve all heard and said too much over the last 14 months, coronavirus probably takes the prize. And while the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, we are starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel with President Biden’s announcement that there will be enough vaccines available for all US adults by the end of May.   As we set out on this path closer to normalcy, what […]

How To Train Remote Employees: 10 Strategic Tips

The remote training practice is likely something your team faced somewhat sporadically over the past decade or more, as a smaller portion of your workforce made arrangements to work from home. You might have accommodated because a valuable employee faced challenges, such as a long commute or child-care issues. For any number of reasons, training remote employees was worth it to you and employers everywhere. Since the first quarter of 2020, virtual onboarding and remote employee training have become […]
Write Better Emails

Angry & Overloaded? Read This Before Your Next Email

Yes! Too aggressive, too many, not enough, no response, or maybe just too many of the dreaded reply-all — you name it, as senders and receivers of emails, we have made ourselves miserable. People get dozens, even hundreds, of emails a day, and it’s easy to miss a thread—or just plain ignore them — not that you would! And we’ve all been there before…the premature Send of a strongly worded email that might just not […]

G2 Names Humantelligence a Culture & Talent Intelligence Software Leader

MIAMI, FL— April 9, 2021 – Humantelligence, a pioneer in culture intelligence and leader in recruitment technology, was named “Easiest to do Business With” and a “High Performer” this past quarter by G2 Crowd, and secured placement in G2 Grid Reports for HR Analytics, Recruiting Automation, Talent Intelligence, and Succession Planning — an overall reflection of the company’s continued commitment to customer success and innovative product development. Humantelligence is the leading cloud-based platform for the […]

eBook: How to Create and Sustain Start-up Culture at Any Size

Your Guide for Intentionally Building Culture Download eBook Now Ping pong tables, kegerators, and catered lunches, oh my! Is this what we think of when we think of start-up companies? Sadly, the answer is probably yes, but these employee perks don’t define or even contribute to the culture for which start-ups should be most known.  Rather, the open, often casual communication, transparency, and people-first focus is what sets start-up culture apart from its corporate counterpart. […]

Strategies And Tools For Improving Employee Performance

Each employee within a company has the power to boost a company’s success. For better or worse, the inverse is also true: Each employee has the power to drag down productivity and the organization’s bottom line. Business leaders have become increasingly focused on finding strategies to improve the performance of employees to better serve and delight customers. At some point, each business leader needs to devise a high-functioning HR performance improvement plan that gets results. If you’re struggling to […]
Client Welcome

Humantelligence Welcomes Record Number of New Clients to its Community this Quarter

MIAMI, FL— March 31, 2021 – Humantelligence, a pioneer in culture intelligence and leader in self-assessment and recruitment technology, kicked off 2021 welcoming several new members to the Humantelligence community, including expanded partnerships, among them: Abacus Information Technology (Information Technology): Recruitment, Culture Management & Leadership, EQ Everywhere Collaboration tools Altia (Technology) Recruitment, Culture Management & Leadership, EQ Everywhere Collaboration tools Donovan Creative (Consulting Services): Culture Management & Leadership, EQ Everywhere Collaboration Hunt Refining (Pharma & […]

Humantelligence Powers More Effective Teaming with EQ Everywhere & Culture Analytics for Microsoft Teams

MIAMI, FL— March 31, 2021 –Humantelligence (“HT”), a pioneer in culture intelligence and leader in recruitment technology, announced an innovative integration with Microsoft Teams this week — just on the heels of its recent integration for Outlook. With this integration, more than 115 million daily Microsoft Teams users have the opportunity to leverage both communication profiles and team culture analytics maps in order to collaborate more effectively. As the all-in-one communications platform used by more […]
Webinar follow up blog

The Importance of Hiring for Inclusion & Fit: Insights for a Culture Reset

Insights for a Culture Reset Last year, everything changed, including your work. Remote work went from case-by-case decision making by some companies to an inevitable and massive change in the way that people around the world worked — one of the few times we’ve seen such a global shift in what felt like overnight. As a result of this shift, the future of work looks very different from this point forward.  The following insights look […]

12 Remote Work Tools Your Company Needs

Over the past decade, an increasing number of employers were warming up to the idea of remote work scenarios. The trend has stayed steadily on the rise for nearly 20 years — paralleling technological advances and organizational adoptions to allow employees more flexibility. As of January 2021, companies facilitating remote work capabilities experience 25% lower employee turnover than businesses that don’t. Now, factor in the lockdowns and restrictions accompanying the COVID-19 pandemic. Many employers have […]

Humantelligence Releases Innovative Integration for Microsoft Outlook to Provide “EQ Everywhere” for More Effective Collaboration

MIAMI, FL— March 22, 2021 – Humantelligence (“HT”), a pioneer in culture intelligence and leader in recruitment technology, announced a new integration between its EQ Everywhere emotional intelligence plug-in and Microsoft Outlook. With this integration, nearly 400 million Outlook users across +100,000 organizations have the option to see inline communication profiles for all email recipients or meeting invitees, which include communication recommendations and actionable insights around influencing, motivating, and collaborating along with side-by-side comparisons of […]

Culture as a Service: Aligning Culture & Strategy for M&A Integration Success

One of the leading causes of M&A integration fails according to Investopedia…poor and inefficient processes when it comes to cultural integration. Before we get into that, let’s take a step back and review. A merger is the voluntary fusion of two companies on broadly equal terms into one new legal entity. Normally, firms that agree to merge are roughly equal in terms of size, customers, and scale of operations. Acquisitions, unlike mergers, occur when one […]

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