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The Right Path to Oracle HCM Cloud

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With all the pressure triggered by lacking the right technology, leaders do not have much time to spend on strategic initiatives, for which it is hard to believe that an organization’s work environment significantly impacts employee engagement and productivity. Fortunately, many management teams in these companies have not given up hope. To make their employees happier, more productive, and more engaged, most have emphasized providing them with a work environment fostering engagement, productivity, and innovation.

Action Plan to Enhance Employee Productivity and the Work Environment

Times are changing, so plenty of office software, wellness programs, PR consultants, and other approaches to solving office issues exist. Despite all that, some of the best and most effective ways to boost employee engagement are simple and the least expensive. Therefore, before you head on to undertake some unending planning processes or lifetime software-deployment projects, give these straightforward but sure-fire tips a chance to help boost employee engagement.


1. Seek to Hire New Employees Based on Cultural Fit

The cultural fit might not seem like a vital aspect when it comes to hiring employees, but when you practice it, it is without a doubt one of the most influential and essential selection criteria.

When you consider hiring new staff more like a courtship rather than a primary recruitment process, HR teams can save time and money. Interviewing future employees to see if they fit into your company’s core values and norms helps you make strategic, informed employment decisions. You can determine who will be an excellent addition to your ‘family’ and will likely energize other employees, increasing motivation and productivity.

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Investing in Training and Educational programs for your employees is a great way to keep them engaged, thus promoting employee engagement and productivity in the workplace.

2. Training, Education & Coaching

After screening and hiring new employees, HR leaders must focus on training and providing the skills required to tackle their responsibilities. Training immensely benefits employers and employees while leading to employee efficiency and productivity.

3. Micromanagement is Not the Way to Go – Promoting Autonomy Leads the Way! 

According to research by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), the ideal way to increase business productivity is by having your managers back off. The most effective way of encouraging productivity is by helping individual employees to take ownership of how they manage their time and the resources provided.

When organization leaders give employees the freedom of choice, allowing them to pick the time, method, and job location, it helps create an environment where the employee feels empowered to do their best work. If you allow your employees to take more ownership of their decisions and manage them less, you get better results!

4. Communication and Transparency

Succeeding in any business requires proper communication chains from top-level management to the lowest level of control. When you foster effective, two-way communication, your relationships continue, and the company succeeds. Managers who communicate clear expectations and responsibilities to their employees will experience an engaged and extra-productive workforce.

5. Leaders must Inspire Self-Care

Another way to increase employee productivity is by fostering a healthy, communicative company culture and encouraging team members to care for their mental, physical, and emotional health. Leaders should also lead by example by modeling self-care through actions and not just talking. Show your employees that you value good sleep, work-life balance, fitness, and relaxation.

In Conclusion 

An enterprise that invests in the ideal tools and technology, along with exemplary leadership and processes, tends to make employees happier and more engaged, which results in business outperformance and productivity. Innovative HR technology is critical in promoting employee engagement. It enables workers to be more strategic and productive instead of wasting time utilizing manual HR-related processes.

Employee experience is paramount and drives the design and adoption strategy of the HCM system beyond go-live. All engaged users must be considered, from managers and HR professionals to IT, payroll, and others. We help you navigate this multi-faceted and sometimes complicated approach throughout your transformation.

Our solutions and expertise include the following:

  • Global Human Resources: Core HR, benefits, workforce predictions/modeling, strategic workforce planning, HR help desk, digital assistant, connections, work life, advanced HCM controls, experience design studio
  • Talent Management: Recruiting, onboarding (journeys), performance management, career development, succession planning, opportunity marketplace, compensation, learning
  • Payroll: Payroll and payroll interface
  • Workforce Management: Absence management, time and labor, workforce health, and safety


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Moisés González, MBA

Moisés González is a Portfolio Specialist for Perficient’s Oracle National Practice specializing in the Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications ecosystem. Moisés has worked advising HR and Finance leaders from several Fortune 500 companies in America for the last decade, advising them on deploying new technologies to effectively manage the enterprise’s Human Capital, run their businesses better, and grow faster.

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