This blog is the eighth in our E-Factor series, where we explore hot topics in Employee Experience. To read more about the E-Factor, click here.
When designing a great employee experience, you’ll want to pay attention to how much work employees must do when they interact with HR. The less time it takes employees to find the information they need or complete an HR-related process, the happier they are and the more time they have for the work they were hired to do. In this video, Tim Sackett explains 3 types of manual processes that can be made more experience-friendly.
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I’m a 20 year HR/Recruiting Talent Pro with a Master’s in HR and SPHR certification, currently residing in Lansing, MI. Currently the President at HRU Technical Resources – a $40M IT and Engineering contract staffing firm and RPO. Prior to joining HRU, I was the Director of Employment at Sparrow Health System, Regional HR and Staffing Director with Applebee’s Intl., Retail Health Recruiting Manager and Regional HR Mgr. with ShopKo Stores and Pamida respectively. I’ve split my career half between recruiting and half between HR generalist roles – also split half between the HR vendor community and Corporate America – So, I think I get it from both sides of the desk.