Have you ever wondered what the impact of your HR technology purchase decision would be if it was more focused on the overall Employee experience and less about fundamental HR processes and cost? Granted, performance management, recruiting, HR analytics and learning are the lucrative investments considered by organisations, but, SME’s should focus on the employee experience which makes the work experience simple and amplifies the value proposition of every employee.
The Employee Experience
According to a Forbes Insight briefing report, employers all over the globe are encountering a high degree of talent shortage ever since 2007. Hence, it has become all the more important to provide employees with the tools that they need to onboard quickly, the skills that they may need at work, and to become productive. Business leaders often forget to offer their employees a valid and proper reason to make use of new technology to get their work done in a much more efficient manner.
When these Digital HR initiatives shift their focus towards converting work into a more productive and engaging employee experience, organisations can eventually get on to the path of becoming digital in the true sense of the term. A good example is implementing collaboration and social business tools to align performance objectives to scale up performance level. This allows managers and employees to access HR tasks with a simple click on their respective mobile devices, leading to better user experience and increased efficiency.
Convert a Working Experience into an Enjoyable Employee Experience
With the usage of collaboration tools and predictive analytics, employees nowadays can achieve things which were considered to be impossible earlier for any midscale and small businesses. It is indeed an exciting time as these technologies have become much more affordable to address the needs of a growing organisation.
However, it is important to understand that most of these digital innovations are focused towards changing the business processes and not for enhancing the abilities of employees. The more workers at work demand technology, it proves and reflects that they have become at home with digital experiences. This digital experience is thus totally worthy of the time and attention of the employees.
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