This is how HR can help reach company goals [Infographic]

Let’s talk about goals for a minute. Every company has to have them in order to grow and improve. But they can be such a pain to achieve. And when a goal isn’t met, it’s like a punch in the gut, making it hard to stay confident about what your organization is doing.

The key to reaching your objectives is fully understanding all the moving parts of the goal setting process. The infographic below — compiled by ClearCompany, a talent management platform that offers talent management and alignment solutions — will help you set your team up for success at all levels.

Some of the highlights include:

  • Just 33% of employers give job candidates a profile describing what a successful employee looks like.
  • Only 13% of employees strongly feel that their manager helps them set performance goals.
  • 68% of employees are overwhelmed by the amount of work they are expected to do.
  • 91% of employees that feel valued by their superiors report being more motivated to do their best.

Check out the full infographic to see how your company can be more successful when it comes to setting and achieving goals.

What are the biggest hurdles your company faces in achieving its goals? Let us know in the comments!


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Author: Heather Huhman

Waldorf, Md.-based Heather R. Huhman is a career expert, experienced hiring manager and president of Come Recommended, a content-marketing and digital-PR consultancy for job-search and human-resources technologies. She is the author of Lies, Damned Lies & Internships and #ENTRYLEVELtweet: Taking Your Career from Classroom to Cubicle.

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