Hot Topics - The Aon Hewitt Blog

Top 4 Reasons to Develop a Job-Leveling Framework

30 Apr 2018  by   Chris Kelley and Rupert Smith

There is a hunger to know more about the rationale and benefits for having a well-understood and well-managed job-leveling framework—whether that be first-time implementation or revamping the existing system. Discover the top 4 reasons to develop a job-leveling framework for your organization.

Hire to Rapidly Accelerate Employee Engagement

16 Apr 2018  by   Stephen Hickey & Mina Morris

A highly engaged workforce works harder, stays longer and leads to better business outcomes. But an employee's propensity to be engaged is linked to their personality. So how can companies hire candidates who are wired for engagement?

The perks of NOT using psychometric assessments as a tick-box exercise!

02 Apr 2018  by   Nada Osama

In recent times, psychometrics have gained popularity—and rightly so. There are often strong correlations between psychometric assessments' scores and performance on the job. Discover how organizations can utilize psychometrics more effectively - and not just as a routine tick-box exercise.

Aon Best Employers renegotiate the employee deal

06 Mar 2018  by   Dima Dimashkieh

Aon Best Employers are changing the way they approach the employee experience. Learn how they are keeping ahead of the game by creating more holistic work experiences and shifting the focus towards individualised benefits and career development opportunities.

How to Prevent Cheating in Online Assessment?

15 Jan 2018  by   Richard Justenhoven

A well-designed personality questionnaire is difficult to fake because the applicant won’t necessarily know what the employer is looking for. Still, how can employers ensure their candidates are telling the truth?

Employee Engagement Hot Topic Series

10 Dec 2017  by   Gerhard Diedericks

This series of hot topics provides insights and best practices about the latest developments in employee engagement strategies, including how you can leverage the latest technology advancements, predictive analytics and continuous listening approaches to empower your leaders and positively influence engagement and performance.

Engaging for Performance

26 Nov 2017  by   Gerhard Diedericks

For many organizations it would be unheard of to only monitor financial and customer performance once a year. But with employee engagement also a strong contributor to overall organizational success, why wouldn’t we put the same focus on one of our most valuable assets – our people? Advances in technology provide new opportunities for organizations to enhance the way they engage their teams and help realize their full potential.

Empowering Leaders to Act

15 Nov 2017  by   Gerhard Diedericks

With employee engagement often regarded as being the responsibility of HR, it’s common for leaders (and employees) to only focus on engagement once a year when the big annual engagement survey comes around. So how can leaders become empowered to learn, adapt and engage their people on a more regular basis?

Using Predictive Analytics to Guide Action

12 Nov 2017  by   Gerhard Diedericks

Our behaviors and opinions are shaped by our own emotions and experiences, and as a result it can be challenging to translate these cognitive biases into meaningful employee insights and actions. Predictive analytics can support management to interpret qualitative and quantitative data points (and it doesn’t require a degree in advanced analytics).

Unlocking Value with Integrated Analytics

05 Nov 2017  by   George Colvin

What if we could take seemingly disparate data sources from across the organization – such as employee feedback, customer data and financial data – and use them to gain insights into employee engagement? By integrating analytics, organizations can unlock meaningful insights to help enhance the employee experience and improve performance.