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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.

How to Build an Engaging Social Responsibility Strategy Into Your Culture

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I’ve always had a passion for giving back and caring for others, but I always struggled with the idea of choosing to go down that path as my career. I never wanted it to lose the meaning by becoming a job that I was required to do.

A Recognition Moment: An Interview with Sandra Garcia of General Motors

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Meet Sandra Garcia Global Compensation CoE (Center of Expertise) Lead for Global Strategic Initiatives – Global Recognition and Global Service Awards Programs, General Motors . Sandra Garcia resides in Rosario, Argentina and has worked for General Motors (GM) for close to 21 years.

Listen Up Managers: Here’s What You Need to Do to Enhance Your Company Culture

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Welcome back. We’ve been discussing how company culture is everyone’s responsibility —from leaders at the top of the organization, to HR who facilitates the employee experience, to all managers and employees.

Live Webinar: Competing in a Candidate Driven Market – How to Recruit in 2018

With unemployment at an 18-year low, recruiters are now faced with a unique challenge that they haven't had to face in some time. The market is hot and the best candidates are often receiving more than one offer. In an environment where candidates are "ghosting" interviews and even offers, how do you compete? Join us on September 27th, 2018 for a live webinar with Scott Conklin, VP of Human Resources at Paycor and learn what candidates really care about and how to get the offer signed.

How to Engage Teams With a Growth Mindset

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When I worked in talent development departments, managers periodically would request team building solutions. What they really wanted was to unify and engage their teams but didn’t know how.

Attention HR: What You Need to Focus on to Facilitate a Healthy Company Culture

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In my last blog , I talked about how culture is no longer an HR thing, it is a business thing. This means that every owner, executive, and manager needs to make culture a priority and make decisions that support the desired culture.

Try Strengthening Team Engagement with Psychological Safety

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Several years ago, I worked for an HR director (I’ll call her Susan) who loved to talk as much as she loved her job. Susan was passionate about solving problems and building interdepartmental relationships. She had a sense of humor and could connect with just about anyone.

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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.

What Female Employees Really Want in the Workplace

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This is not the 1960s, but it’s difficult to convince many female employees who function within outdated corporate Human Resources policies.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Heart and Edge: The Secret Ingredients of a High Performing Leader

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When you think of a great leader or mentor who has had a positive influence on your life, how would you describe that person? Were they strong, fearless, driven, smart or were they a good listener, coach, understanding, warm, funny?

How to Apply Innovation Principles to Your Engagement Strategy

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Any people-centric company lives through its employee experience : engagement, culture and performance management brought together. In the employee recognition and rewards space, this translates in continuous engagement efforts, closely aligned to individual preferences.

Understanding Why Employees Quit

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Knowing what makes employees quit — and then heading off those problems — is the goal of every HR department. While you’ll never be able to avoid individual events that disrupt the lives of workers and their families, it’s helpful to have an overview of preventable causes for employee churn.

12 Traits That Make a Great Manager

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Great management is essential to your company’s bottom line, but leadership skills are often considered to be inborn. The fact is, though, that these attributes can all be identified and strengthened.

Live Webinar: Train Like a Boss – Close the Skills Gap and Boost Employee Retention

Recruiting quality employees is no easy task. With unemployment at an all-time low, it's now more crucial than ever to engage and retain the employees you've hired. A demonstrated investment in employee development can set you apart and help attract more quality candidates. According to a recent report from Linkedin, over a fourth of HR professionals expect to be increasing their budgets in learning and development. Join us on 8/30 for a live webinar with Greg Goold, Director of Learning and Development at Paycor.

Real-Time Recognition and Feedback: The Key to Driving Sustainable Engagement

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A recent study revealed that 87 percent of employers surveyed rank improving retention as a key priority for their business. If you work in management or human resource, this statistic should come as no surprise.

Are Your Supervisors Focused on the Right Customer?

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87% of millennials say their development in a job is essential. As a new generation of employees is promoted to their first supervisory or management role, organizations continue to fail to set them up for leadership success.

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?

The Shift from Years of Service Awards to a Culture of Recognition

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We’ve all been there. Your coworker Sam is moving on to a new opportunity. Goodbyes are being said. Personal email addresses are being exchanged so everyone can “stay in touch”.

Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!

Tips and Tricks: Hiring on a Budget

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If you’ve ever touched the recruiting process, you’re well aware that hiring can be expensive! However, you probably also know that making a bad hire is even more expensive. According to Forbes, a bad hire can costs an employer “thousands of dollars”.

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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Why Leaders Need to Be Conversationalists Not Communicators

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It’s an open secret leaders are often poor communicators. “I’m I’m not a people person” or “I’m not good with words” are often cited as reasons for avoiding conversations with staff and colleagues.

The 4 C’s that Should Define your HR Department

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Since publishing my new book, Culture Hacker , a couple of months ago, I have had some great conversations and brainstorming sessions with Human Resource leaders and Executives across organizations about how to hack their culture and improve their overall employee experience.

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Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

Using Recognition to Drive Engagement: Inside Scotiabank’s Pay It Forward Campaign

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Are you currently using recognition to boost employee engagement across your organization? You should. Scotiabank , a leading financial services provider, is already ahead of the curve and finding innovative ways to spread employee recognition across 90,000 employees globally.

4 Ways to Prevent Your Employees From Quitting

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When you hire a new employee, that person is already looking for a new job and at risk of quitting. That rather dire warning is offered by Dan Schawbel , research director at Future Workplace and one of Forbes’ “30 under 30” list.

20 Fresh Ideas for the Best Employee Appreciation Week Ever

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Here at Achievers , we couldn’t quite wrap our minds around designating just one day a year for employee appreciation. One special employee appreciation week, though — that can be a great opportunity to renew your commitment to showing your employees how much you value them.

Event Activities at ACE 2018 in Toronto, October 23-24

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Did you know employee engagement levels bounced back to an all-time high rate of 65% in 2017, up 2% from 2016? This is great news for HR professionals whose goals are to increase employee engagement and productivity. Why should employee engagement be a top priority for your business?

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How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

4 KPIs to Track Your Employee Engagement

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The time has come to start thinking about employee engagement as a measure of organizational success that is as important as growth and revenue.

Understanding the Power Behind Employee Happiness

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You likely know that people don’t perform as well when they’re feeling disengaged or distracted, but you may not realize how pervasive a problem this is in today’s workplace. How happy are your employees? Is employee happiness at a low or a high?

Are You Personalizing the Employee Experience?

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Have you ever been in a restaurant when one of the regular customers walks in? Not only does the waitress know his name, but she knows his order too, personalizing the customer experience.

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.

Compensation Dictionary

We’ve compiled a list of fundamental compensation terms and why they’re important to know. Think of this as your comp cheat sheet—terms you need to know to put you on the fast track to becoming that cool comp kid we know you can be. Sure, you’ve heard some of the terms before, but you have no idea what they mean. Not to worry! Download this eBook and you’ll be ‘comp’letely fluent in no time. This ebook contains four sections: Section 1: Comp 101. Section 2: Market Pricing. Section 3: Pay Structures. Section 4: Pay Concerns and Pay Raises.

5 Tips for Attracting Top Millennial Talent

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In recent years, the hiring world has placed an emphasis on attracting millennial talent, and for good reason: millennials are the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, according to Pew Research Center. This generation, however, is a bit different from those that came before them.