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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.

7 Ways to De-Stress Your Workplace

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Stress is the single worst enemy of productivity. A stressed-out worker is usually not an efficient worker. Furthermore, high employee stress levels can lead to higher rates of employee turnover and absenteeism; who wants to work at a job with constant stress?

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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.

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.

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 sophiscated. 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.

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.

8 Habits of Highly Successful Employees

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An employee’s success at a job can’t be predicted by his or her resume and experience. That piece of paper doesn’t tell you the full story. Sometimes, an individual’s soft skills or personal habits are a better indication of their aptitude and potential to succeed.

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.

The Secret Ingredients of an Amazing Company Culture

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If you were asked about your top priorities as a manager, how would you answer? Increasing productivity would probably be first on your list, along with steady company growth, low employee turnover, seamless teamwork, and high employee engagement — after all, most businesses share similar goals.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?

Join Jesse Novak as he covers what building a Learning Experience is all about, how this should tie into your company culture and why building a foundation around fun, value and recognition is important to engagement. We’ll also discuss how this ties into Gamification and Badging programs to build a brand beyond your organization.

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.

How to Incentivize the Modern Workforce

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By: Iain Ferreira. Content Marketing Manager, Achievers. With the inherent uniqueness of the individual in the corporate workforce, it is a virtual impossibility to find a one size fits all approach to incentivizing employees.

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.

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.

2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.

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.

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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Voice, Value, Feedback – The “Must Try” Communication Tool Driving Employee Engagement

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By: Bobi Seredich Co-founder, Southwest Institute for Emotional Intelligence. Does anyone truly look forward to their annual performance review? Leaders don’t enjoy preparing them and employees dread attending them.

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Employee Engagement: How to Measure What Matters

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By: Josh Danson Director of Content Marketing, Achievers. Recently, there have been some eye-opening reports about the state of employee engagement, both here in the U.S. and globally.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

Staying Engaged During Corporate Change (Part 2)

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By: Courtney Clark. Change is practically a given in today’s competitive work environment. But how is an individual employee supposed to thrive in an environment of constant uncertainty? To successfully navigate this near-constant change, research suggests that it’s critical to stay engaged.

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Staying Engaged During Corporate Change (Part 3)

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In fact, change can sometimes feel downright terrible. Even if change feels frustrating, scary, or pointless, transformation can often lead to growth and opportunity for any person willing to accept it. But why would someone buy in to corporate transition amidst the chaos that comes with it?

4 Tips: How to Cultivate Mindfulness at Work

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Mindfulness by definition is, “the practice of maintaining a nonjudgmental state of heightened or complete awareness of one’s thoughts, emotions, or experiences on a moment-to-moment basis.” Seems simple enough, right?

5 Elements of a Healthy Performance Review Process

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Before you start defining the elements of a healthy performance review process, it’s worth investigating how or where your process went wrong. Historically, performance reviews were created with the best of intentions and remained unchanged for centuries.

The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

Join Jesse Novak, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, in exploring thoughts on Learning Cultures inside organizations and how these are impacted by the learning experience. We'll talk about how learning can be made fun, and learners can be kept engaged for longer through the use of achievement, self-motivation and tools which are usable, simple, and reach the learner where they are.

What Rewards Do Employees Want Most?

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The balance of power between employee and employer has shifted in recent years, especially in tech-related fields.

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Designing a High-Performance Work Environment

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In our previous posts, we focused on Pivotal Habits (ones that prepare us to perform by making us healthy, happy and secure) and Work Habits (the ones that make up our jobs).

Event Activities at ACE 2017 in New Orleans, September 12-13, 2017

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The effect of employee engagement on key business objectives is staggering. According to Gallup , highly engaged business units see: a 17 percent increase in productivity. 24 percent less employee turnover. a 41 percent reduction in absenteeism.

4 Ways to Avoid the Dreaded High-Turnover Rate

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The cost of employee turnover is outrageously high. When a company loses a salaried employee, it can cost anywhere from six to nine months’ worth of the departed employee’s salary to hire a replacement.

Report: 4 Recruitment Benchmarks to Measure ROI

Appcast and Jobvite compiled data from their 2017 benchmark reports to identify metrics that talent acquisition professionals should track to measure success from their recruiting campaigns: click-to-apply rates, cost-per-quality-applicant, source of applicants and hires, and time-to-hire.