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Why Organizational Culture Is a Competitive Differentiator 

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“You know, as most entrepreneurs do, that a company is only as good as its people. The hard part is actually building the team that will embody your organizational culture and propel you forward.” ” — Kathryn Minshew, Founder & CEO at The Muse .

Why Employee Recognition is Important and Key Benefits

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Employees are struggling with burnout, disconnection, and low morale more than ever before. But there’s a clear solution: recognition. Recognition is the number one ask from employees in this new normal. The vast majority — 82% — wish that they received more recognition.

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5 Creative Virtual Employee Appreciation Ideas

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With the onset of COVID-19, the “future of work” arrived sooner than expected. For years, thought leaders predicted a virtual work environment where technology would replace the traditional structures and paradigms that dictated how we worked for decades.

5 Reasons Your Employee Turnover Is on the Rise

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Even wonderful employers face the occasional loss of a worker. The employee turnover rate across all industries is 10.9 percent, representing a range between 13.2 percent in the technology (software) industry and 10.8 percent in financial services.

CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

5 Things Your CEO Needs to Know About Employee Engagement 

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If you’re a CEO, do you treat employee engagement as solely the domain of the Human Resources (HR) department? And if you’re an HR professional, do you find yourself trying to persuade your CEO that employee engagement should also be a C-suite concern?

5 Ways to Recharge Employee Motivation

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No manager wants to deal with a team of unmotivated workers. Setting goals is like pulling teeth, small obstacles bring work to a halt and nobody celebrates when projects are completed.

20 Employee Games to Enhance the Employee Experience 

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There is a?reason reason why?gamification gamification is so popular.?People People like playing games at any age. In the workplace, employee games can assume an even bigger role beyond just having fun.

How to Work From Home Effectively  | Engage Blog

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Remote work is the new norm. In our latest blog post, we walk you through the value of remote work and how to work from home effectively.

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Employee Appreciation Week: How to Recognize and Appreciate Employees Every Day

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If you’re like most workplaces, you probably celebrate occasions like birthdays, company anniversaries, one-time achievements, and annual holidays. But why wait until one-off celebrations to recognize and appreciate employees?

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

7 Strategies to Promote Your Recognition Program

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The right recognition program is a key driver in building your company’s success. Deloitte research found that “employee engagement, productivity and performance are 14% higher in organizations … that use recognition progr ams.”

6 Stages of the Employee Life Cycle: Excelling in Each

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Every employee at your organization has their own story, a unique journey that has shaped them and affected your company in turn. Understanding these journeys — and how your organization can transform them for the better — is one of HR’s most important responsibilities.

15 Ideas for an Unforgettable Employee Appreciation Day

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Are you ready for employee appreciation day? It takes place on the first Friday of March every year, and it’s a great opportunity to show your employees how much you value them. When employees feel appreciated, they perform at their best and are less likely to leave.

3 reasons you should let Millennials manage

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Are you hesitant to put Millennials in managerial roles because of their youth and lack of experience? This hesitancy is certainly understandable. As an experienced professional manager, you’re well aware that years in the industry provide insights that no newcomer can automatically acquire. However, it turns out that your company can still benefit from the unique skills younger staff members can bring to leadership roles.

How to Select the Right Training Software for Your Company

Creating a training program for your organization can be a daunting task. Luckily, there are many platforms that offer lots of solutions. How do you decide which one is right for you? Learn about the features to look for and questions to ask before making an important investment in your company’s future.

5 Ways to Engage Employees Through Learning and Development (L&D)

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Keeping employees engaged is a serious business! Did you know 87 percent of millennials said development is important in a job and 40 percent of employees who receive poor training and limited opportunities for development will leave their job within five years? Any Learning and Development (L&D) strategy that fails to capture the hearts and minds of its participants represents a missed opportunity to nurture talent and build for the future.

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5 Startling Facts: Why Employee Feedback is Essential

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If you were on a quiz show for managers, you could easily recite a list of critical elements of business success: strong financial management, a solid customer service strategy, and so on. But would employee feedback be on your list? If not, you are missing a key business driver. Below are five reasons why listening to your employees is central to your company’s success: Failure to Listen is Expensive.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Benefits and Challenges

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Let’s face it. The positive impact of diversity and inclusion is no longer debatable. According to Deloitte, diverse companies enjoy 2.3 times higher cash flow per employee. Gartner found that inclusive teams improve team performance by up to 30 percent in high-diversity environments.

How to Wow the C-Suite as an HR Professional?

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If you’re an HR professional, you probably got into the business because you like helping people and hope to make the world — or at least your company — a better place. You care about people’s needs, and you likely feel best when you’re making a difference in someone’s life.

Brand Health Report: Tech Talent Ranks the Most Innovative Companies They'd Love to Work for and Why

Hired surveyed more than 4,000 tech workers to find out which companies rank as their most desirable employers and how other organizations can compete for their attention. Download this report to learn what tech talent values most in a potential employer and how to improve your employer brand.

The Top Five Focus Areas in Rewards and Recognition in 2021

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2020 brought about a series of sudden, unexpected changes that sent companies of all sizes reeling. The pandemic tested every aspect of maintaining an engaged and connected workplace.

Carnival of HR: August Edition

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Welcome to the August edition of the Carnival of HR! Are you asking yourself, “What is the Carnival of HR?” The Carnival of HR is moderated and run by Robin Schooling , a superstar in the HR community. It’s an incredible series that brings together some of the best HR content and insights out there.

How to Increase Engagement with Trust and Vulnerability

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How long does it take to build trust and vulnerability with your team? It doesn’t take long to build trust and vulnerability with your team if you make an effort, but the secret is continuing to work on it. When you know someone well and they’re vulnerable with you, honor that trust.

Words of Advice from 7 HR Thought Leaders

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We have some stellar thinkers in the HR field today, so we decided to present a sampling of their pithy advice. Each of the people profiled below have their own unique take on managing your human capital, and you may even find a favorite or two whom you want to follow. You can’t prevent attrition if your organization doesn’t attend to employee experience.”. Meghan M. Biro is the founder and CEO of TalentCulture and an in-demand HR analyst.

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

Balancing Life and Work: How to Support Your Employees

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As a CEO, I’ve been focused for quite some time on helping employees reposition their work experience as important but not all-consuming. I’ve come to call this initiative “putting the work back in its place.”

Employee Satisfaction Surveys: Questions and Tips

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Your employees spend a great deal of time at work, but do they enjoy being there? Only 17% of employees believe their on the job experience is exceptional, and employees are twice as likely to rate their company poorly as HR professionals.

Employee Benefits: The Only Guide You Need

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The term “employee benefits” is used regularly, but often with a limited, traditional definition in mind. The traditional concept refers to legally mandated benefits plus a few voluntarily added by employers. With a new generation of employees, soon to become the majority of the workforce, and a competitive, global labor market, comes new workforce needs and expectations.

3 Ways to Improve How You Measure Employee Engagement

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Employee engagement has been one of the cornerstones of successful HR management for the last decade. Measuring engagement is like putting a thermometer into various parts of the organization to get a pulse of how your employees are doing. It is vital that you accurately measure employee engagement in order to gather insight on your workforce and learn how to improve your engagement strategy moving forward. Below, I dive into three ways to improve employee engagement measurement.

Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

12 Ways to Improve Your Workforce’s Work-Life Balance

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You want your employees to be engaged in what they’re doing, so the first step is making sure they’re not overwhelmed with outside commitments. Silicon Valley CEO Raj Narajanaswamy makes a strong case for how fostering a healthy work-life balance throughout your company will contribute to better financial outcomes.

How to Build a Business Case for an Employee Recognition Platform

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Have you ever thought about why most new projects fail, before they even get off the ground? Breanne Woodrow, Director of Solution Consulting at Achievers, opens her webinar on employee recognition platforms with this question.

10 Employee Incentive Programs to Engage Your Team

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Has your workforce ever suffered from a lack of engagement ? Perhaps your team members were experiencing burnout after a difficult stretch, or maybe they appeared less motivated than usual. If so, you probably saw the effects in the form of greater turnover ? especially among your top performers ?

Mindfulness at Work: Developing a Culture of Mindful Leadership and Empathy

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Creating and developing mindfulness at work has always been challenging. Getting individuals from so many different backgrounds and cultures to collaborate and communicate is no easy task.

2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

The Neuroscience of Employee Engagement

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Job satisfaction is at the heart of employee engagement. And as early as 1959, it received decisive momentum when Psychologist Frederick Herzberg published the Two Factor theory of motivation. Herzberg’s research suggests that fulfilment at work is due to two set of factors: Motivators – intrinsic conditions of the job. Hygiene factors – extrinsic factors causing in dissatisfaction if absent.