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Quantified Employee – A Future Of Work Trend

Quantified Employee – A Future Of Work Trend
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Talent management tools that leverage big data are revealing hidden metrics tied to employee value.

Wesley Robison
  • 20 january 2013

The Future Of Work

Staying on top employee performance is pivotal to effective management. For example, More than 75% of all organizations (those where HR contributes to corporate strategy and those where it does not) either have a workforce analytics system in place or have plans to implement one.

New data streams tied to worker behavior are being used to measure and evaluate work performance and value. Monitoring systems are gathering data from superiors, peers and workflows, to develop new metrics that help measure and track valuable characteristics like leadership, curiosity, persistence, influence and critical contribution.

As Tom Boyle of SilkRoad says:

You can look across your organization and find individuals that are contributing in ways that they weren’t hired for initially, yet they have made connections naturally through the company and are contributing in all different types of ways that we can now cue in on, and make decisions on what we do with that employee or what skills would be missed without them. That’s the type of benefit you get from measuring employees influence.

Workers Rank Peers To Reveal Hidden Business Value

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Companies’ Hidden Talent Revealed By Social Metric Score

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  • Techniques can be employed to evaluate the quality of an employee’s individual talent, as well as an overall group dynamic.
  • Employees can gather feedback through client and coworkers reviewing deliverables, being able to better judge the quality of work based on engagement and responses.

Catch more Future of Work sneak peeks as we reveal highlights from the full report throughout the month, including new trends, futuristic concepts, expert interviews and opportunities. Still want more? Watch the summary presentationbuy the entire report and see everything that you’ve missed so far here.  Join the conversation to get involved and share your ideas about the future of work with the #FoW hashtag on Twitter.

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