Human Resources made Easier
in Blue Jeans
HR leaders are looking for ways to optimize their most important asset: their people.
Human resources play an essential role in developing a company's strategy as well as handling the employee-centered activities of an organization. To do this, collaboration is key. Successful organizations rely heavily on their HR departments for everything from recruiting new talent to training, retention and internal communications and to do it effectively nothing works better than face-to-face interaction. Using the Blue Jeans video conferencing service, organizations are finding “in person” communication is drastically simpler and more cost-effective, resulting in more productive and happier employees and an environment that fosters creativity and growth.
Benefits to using Blue Jeans for your human resource needs:
1. ACQUIRE THE BEST TALENT
- 78% of HR leaders consider finding top talent their #1 challenge
- $10,371 is the avg. cost spent to fill an open position
- 51 days is the average time it takes to fill an open position
- 44% of resumes submitted are from unqualified applicants
In today’s world of serial applicants, recruiters are having trouble finding top talent. Most recruitment processes are costly and ineffective. Unqualified applicants and an excess of resumes bog down hiring managers. Recruiters often need to search far and wide for the right person, but traveling for recruitment and interviewing purposes can be both time-consuming and expensive.
With the Blue Jeans video conferencing service, the recruitment process can be facilitated virtually. Potential candidates can meet with one or several interviewers at once from anywhere, without the need for special equipment, leading to more efficient hiring and a significantly smaller recruiting bottom line.
2. EFFECTIVE MEETINGS
- Firms that invest an average $1,500 per employee in training experience an average of 24% higher gross profit margins and 218% higher revenue per employee
- In 2011, U.S. organizations spent $152.6 billion on employee development. Successful companies understand that a highly skilled workforce is a strategic differentiator
- Companies with strong training programs see fewer turnovers
- Technology-based delivery of instruction rose to 37.3 percent, up from 29.1 percent in 2010
Effective training is critical to the success of any organization. From educating new employees on policies and procedures, to product trainings and providing a variety of on-going development courses, companies consume a lot of time, money and resources on training programs.
Using the Blue Jeans video conferencing service, companies are able to provide more training opportunities to more people with less strain on their resources. Sessions can be broadcast to employees in disparate locations eliminating the need for travel or complex technical set-ups.
3. CULTURE TRANSFER
- Workers in organizations that have intentionally established values-based culture are more likely to be proud to work at their companies (85%) than those [employees] at companies that are not striving to build a values-based culture (66%)
- Those employees also tend to recommend their companies more often as good places to work (80% vs. 52%)
Company-wide meetings, leadership announcements and team building events can be extremely powerful for retention and growth—but they can also be a logistical and financial nightmare. As remote workforces continue to grow, building and maintaining camaraderie is especially difficult with little opportunity for face-to-face interactions.
Blue Jeans’ video conferencing service helps organizations create an engaging “glocal” company culture by offering an easy, cost-effective solution that allows anyone to participate in meetings from wherever they may be. No more “phoning it in” for important company meetings — now employees can visually show up, interact and really benefit first hand from meetings.
- According to Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 60% to 80% of the time spent by HR staff is devoted to repetitive administrative tasks
- Studies have shown that administrative costs for a 250-person organization can easily add up to $30,000 per month
Human resources compliance is a necessity for any business in today's legal environment. Between the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), OSHA, sexual harassment, and antidiscrimination laws, a business that isn't aware of its HR responsibilities is headed for trouble. Companies spend millions to stay on top of compliance, and not without headache.
Using Blue Jeans video conferencing service, companies experience an immediate saving of both time and money. Employees can attend live compliance trainings and HR management is assured each and every employee is aware of new laws and regulations. It’s a win-win for everyone.