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7 Holiday Ways to Spread Employee Appreciation

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While you may do your best to spread seasonal cheer and appreciation, it’s important to keep in mind that this time of year is not all sparkles and snowflakes for your staff.

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How to Embrace Cultural Diversity in Team Engagement

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According to the 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, 78% of Executives see diversity as a competitive advantage. People with diverse experiences are better prepared to offer insights and come up with better solutions. They make diverse teams smarter.

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Using HR Tech to Strengthen vs. Separate Your Company Culture

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How many of us have ever been out to dinner and looked around to see that every person at the table is on a mobile device? Or observed a group of young people hanging out “together” while barely lifting their eyes from a screen?

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6 Techniques: Improve The Way Your Employees Communicate

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When your team works in the same building, it’s easy to get to know one another. Since you see each other every day, you’ll likely develop a deeper than surface level relationship based on proximity alone.

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Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

Why More Vacation Time Will Make Your Employees (and Your Company) Healthier

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If you ask a job candidate about his or her biggest flaw, chances are good they’ll say that they tend to work too hard. This isn’t just a convenient way to elude a difficult question; it’s probably the absolute truth.

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5 Leadership Skills to Look for When Promoting In-House

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Promoting in-house is a smart way to grow your business and invest in your staff towards leadership development. Companies that promote from within often have higher satisfaction ratings from employees and there’s nothing like the possibility of a promotion to keep your team working hard.

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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.

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Design Thinking: The Solution for Creative and Motivated Teams

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In the sharing economy era, technology not only influences our lives at all levels, it reshapes our workplaces completely. Digitalization, creative disruption, and automation are here to stay.

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Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Emotions in the Workplace

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The emergence of the millennial generation in the contemporary workforce has led to a greater need for companies to emphasize an employee-centric workplace.

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Who Owns Retention? The REAL Employee Turnover Problem

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What’s the biggest problem when it comes to employee turnover? No one owns retention! At many companies, when turnover rises executives point to HR to fix it – whose plate is already overflowing with terminations, payroll, benefits management, and back-fill recruiting.

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Competing for Tricky STEM Talent and What Performance Management Has to do With It

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It seems like nearly every company I’ve worked with is struggling to attract and retain strong technical resources, whether their organization competes in the technology space or not.

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3 Steps: How to Effectively Implement HR Technologies in the Workplace

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It can be challenging and cumbersome to implement new HR technology in the workplace. According to a Brandon Hall Group study , 29% of workforce management solutions have been in place for five years or more and 45% wanted to alleviate the burden of manual tasks from HR.

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3 Employee Engagement and Recognition Predictions for 2017

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By: Jessica Barrett Halcom. Many of the emerging HR trends for 2017 are being driven by the millennial generation. Now representing the largest portion of the workforce , millennials value different things when it comes to their careers.

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The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

13 Scary Employee Engagement and Recognition Stats That Will Spook You This Halloween

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Are you haunted by worries that your best people might quit right before a key deadline? Does lack of team alignment keep you awake at night? Don’t let the tentacles of leadership doubt creep into your brain during hours when you should be rejuvenating.

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Why Employees Love Social Recognition

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A business isn’t anything without its employees. So in order for your business to be successful in the long term, you have to ensure your employees are consistently performing at their best. How do you do that? By focusing on employee engagement.

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5 Ways to Empower Employees to Do Their Best Work

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A business or team can only be as successful as the sum of its parts. There are several companies with effective leaders that struggle with employee turnover or poor performance.

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What Hourly Workers Really Want (It Might Surprise You)

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Hourly workers are among the most unhappy employees in the workforce. They often take fewer vacations, have worse benefits, and are passed over for promotions compared to their salaried counterparts. This isn’t surprising.

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The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

Employee Habits Are Your Company’s Destiny

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By: Andrew Sykes. Founder & President, Habits at Work. High-performance employers enjoy higher than industry average levels of productivity per employee.

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The Now of Work

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In my last post , I wrote about how the Future of Work is NoW ( N ow o f W ork) and it’s time to move away from this notion of some future state of work. If you’re taking your time preparing for this future, you are already left behind.

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What Does a Self-Aware Leader Look Like at Your Organization?

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Although most organizations spend much of their training budget on technical skills, a large percentage of leaders do not have the necessary skills and emotional competencies to manage the demands of the new economy.

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Building Blocks of Great Performance Management: 3 Common Goals

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Before we hit that reboot button on our performance management programs, let’s be absolutely clear on what performance management actually is, and why we should be doing it.

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Why Classic Organizational Design Fails to Support a Culture of Innovation

Corporate America’s iconic brands are struggling to retain market share and improve collaboration against a rising tide of more agile competitors. But companies will continue to lose these battles unless they upgrade their vastly outdated operating systems based on command-and-control structures. It’s time to build your team of teams.

Engage Blog: Top 10 HR Blogs of 2016

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By: Kellie Wong. Social Media & Blog Manager, Achievers. How fast time flies! Can you believe it’s already 2017? Every time a new year rolls around, I like to reflect on the previous year. For Achievers and the Engage Blog, 2016 was extremely eventful.

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Company Perks That Don’t Work — And How to Fix Them

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Today’s CEOs, managers, and team leaders understand the importance of keeping employee morale high.

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How to Get Out of a Work Funk and Find Inspiration

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It’s not uncommon for both individual contributors and entire companies to sometimes feel stuck in a work rut. Even for business owners such as myself, there are still down days or perhaps even down weeks in which inspiration is tough to come by.

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Why Millennials Want Coaches, Not Managers

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Your workforce is increasingly made up of millennials; this is unsurprising – they’re the ones with the most contemporary skills, and with each passing year they become a larger percentage of the working world.

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7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

5 Company Initiatives That Improve Office Culture

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By: Jessica Thiefels. Small Business Freelancer, Content Marketing and Strategy Consultant. In today’s competitive market for talent, office culture is everything.

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Why Your CEO Doesn’t Care About Employee Engagement (Yet)

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It seems that we can’t turn around today without having a conversation that touches on employee engagement. Yet despite all the attention, it hasn’t really moved the needle.

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Recognition: The MVP of Employee Engagement

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No longer a specialist relief pitcher called in to face a tough hitter, or a rarely used bench player padding stats in garbage time, employee recognition has become a widely recognized superstar when it comes to driving employee engagement.

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The Future of Work is NoW

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For seemingly a decade now, we’ve heard the term the Future of Work ( FoW ) and how the workplace is going to be dramatically different…in the future. In my opinion, it’s time to change the vernacular and mindset to the Now of Work – or fittingly, the “ NoW ”. Why do I believe this?

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Getting the Org Chart to Deliver Your Strategy (Hint: No Restructuring Involved)

Driving your strategy isn't a matter of moving your org chart around (i.e. restructuring); it involves shifting the way your employees and leaders think and collaborate—so you can harness the power of a startling and dramatic new way of doing business.

How to Use Emotional Intelligence to Drive Employee Engagement

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By: Leigh Burger. Senior Implementation Manager, Achievers. Now more than ever HR professionals are being called upon to demonstrate their value and generate tangible business results through their efforts. This can feel exciting and terrifying at the same time.

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Why Recognition Is Essential to Employee Engagement

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When I entered the workforce in 1997, I wanted to find an employer that would offer me a long and fruitful career; a goal I shared with the Baby Boomer generation before me.

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How to Identify and Retain Top Performers with Rewards and Recognition

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Employee retention is a key goal for every company, but it’s important to drill down into this metric and make sure you’re doing a good job of identifying and keeping your top performers.

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Your Performance Management Is Not Fine: Defending Against the Naysayers

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One busy Friday, I met with a West Coast client in the morning and then returned to my office to take a call from one of my East Coast clients in the afternoon.

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Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable: over the years, hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophisticated But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.