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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. 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.

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.”

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Who’s the Real Flight Risk? Why Employees Leave (And Stay)

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An excerpt from Staying Power . Who’s the Real Flight Risk? Why do people stay at your organization? Is it because they’re passionate about the work they do? Do they enjoy working with their colleagues and/or those you serve? Do they feel well-compensated and appreciated? Or is it for another reason? While I would like to think these positive reasons are the primary basis for why staff stay, that’s not always the case.

Lessons Learned from the Last Recession: Don’t Cut Management Training (For Long)

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Twelve years ago, when the Great Recession hit and money got tight, businesses had to make cuts. And what was one of the first things to go ? Management training and development.

Virtual Onboarding: The 5 Keys to Success in 2022

Speaker: Kate Pavlina and Jon-Paul Jaramillo

The pandemic made virtual onboarding our new reality. Initially seen as a band-aid solution, it is quickly becoming a permanent part of the new world of work. Join this webinar, featuring guests from Amazon and Sundt, to uncover a tried-and-tested framework for virtual onboarding––and how to bring the experience to life.

4 Ways to Boost Workplace Productivity (And Workplace Happiness) Through Better Communication

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Between group texts and always-on social media networks, your employees already consider screens and keyboards as vital means to ongoing conversations outside of the workplace. And your company likely uses social channels to build brand awareness, target users with focused messages, handle customer service conversations and more. Now, increasing evidence shows that better communication and using social tools within the workplace can foster increased connection and productivity.

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. Many of them will be trying to balance holiday schedules and family complications while feeling added stress due to end-of-year work tasks. Furthermore, absences and vacations often leave big holes in staffing right when the duties are most intense. With only 34.1

Do You Have Staying Power? What it Takes to Keep Staff Longer

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My grandparents lived and worked in a different world than we do today. And as a 36-year-old, my Millennial friends (now 20-37) and I cannot even fathom what the workplace and the employer/employee relationship used to look like – before smartphones and leggings, and when “because I said so” was an acceptable answer to a staff member’s question. A shift in the workforce.

Announcing the 2013 Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ winners!

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According to Gallup, a large majority (70 percent!) of the American working population is not engaged at work. This is a missed opportunity for employers because engagement is an effective tool to boost bottom-line results through alignment and increased productivity. Most importantly, it builds a competitive employer brand that attracts, retains, and inspires top performers. This is why companies that achieve high engagement should be celebrated.

How to weatherproof your company against job-hopping employees

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Every business experiences turnover. Even engaged employees will move on from jobs they’ve loved for new opportunities, personal or professional. Millennials are some of the biggest culprits when it comes to rapid turnover. Forbes reports that most employees stay in their jobs about 4.4 years, but millennials expect to change jobs in fewer than three years.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

What is employee engagement? A guide to engaging your employees

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Disengagement is a chronic issue in today’s workplace. Only 21% of employees consider themselves very engaged , and this lack of motivation can impact your bottom line. Disengaged employees cost U.S. companies up to $550 billion a year.

3 HR Strategies You May Have Overlooked

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Create employee handbooks ?. Track employee hours ?. Draft contracts for new employees ?. Manage company benefits ?. Handle employee complaints ?. The list goes on and on. Across many industries, the role of HR has traditionally focused on endless paperwork and organizational policy development. However, in today’s technologically-enhanced workforce , the traditional role of HR is swiftly shifting.

Closing the wellbeing gap between junior and senior employees

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From belonging to equity, latest research uncovers the needs that aren’t being met for your most at-risk cohort. There is a great deal of focus on retaining employees and managers now that HR leaders are feeling the ripple effects of the Big Quit.

Keeping your employees’ vision aligned with the company’s vision

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Guest post by: Janine Truitt. When it comes to performance management, it can be a daunting task to keep your employees on task with the company’s goals year-round. It is especially difficult when most performance conversations happen once a year. Sporadic performance conversations coupled with other organizational complexities make team and individual engagement in company goals a challenge for leaders.

What Hourly Workers Want More than Money

Big companies are driving up wages, but there are other ways to compete for talent. Attract talented, ambitious people by giving them more control over their lives. Hourly workers want to make their daily lives and financial lives more predictable. Employers can assist by offering early access to pay, flexible scheduling, healthcare assistance, benefits where possible, and paid leave options.

5 elements of a great organizational culture

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Great cultures don’t spring out of nothing. They’re built, piece by piece, by companies that know exactly what elements make an organization’s culture exceptional.

What is employee experience — And how can you make it great?

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Ever read reviews on Glassdoor before interviewing at a potential employer? You’re not the only one. Eighty-six percent of job seekers look into online company reviews and ratings , relying on them for perspective on what it’s like at a new organization.

Who’s the Real Flight Risk? Why Employees Leave (And Stay)

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Latest research reveals “secret sauce” to impact wellbeing in the new world of work

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If you’re looking into how to improve wellbeing at work, or instilling a new wellbeing program, this new research is for you.

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The Guide to Finding Global Talent

Remote work has opened the doors to hiring the best talent anywhere. Discover how building a talent hub in a specific geographic region can help grow your company. Learn key factors to consider when creating a hub and suggested locations.

7 employee behaviors it pays to recognize

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Recognition is essential to retaining and engaging employees, but few organizations provide enough of it. A startling 82% of employees wish they received more recognition for their efforts.

The top 12 drivers of employee engagement

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With the Great Resignation upon us, keeping employees engaged is more important than ever before. But according to Gallup, organizations aren’t meeting this challenge, with 51% of employees reporting that they’re not engaged.

5 ways to build a sense of belonging at work

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You feel a sense of belonging when you are connected to and secure within a community. You might feel like you belong when among family, close friends, or colleagues. Wherever your true self feels at home and safe is where you belong.

14 mission statement examples to inspire

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With the Great Recession in full swing, employers need to do everything they can to retain and attract the best talent. Leadership and HR must offer what employees really want ? the feeling that they’re making a real difference in the world.

Witness the HR Digital Transformation Journey of Coca-Cola

A case study on how Coca-Cola transformed employee experience, addressed remote working challenges and streamlined routine workflows using AI

Employee recognition and reward programs: A quick guide

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It’s Sunday night. Do you know how your employees are feeling? Are they dreading another work week, or are they looking forward to engaging days with their team?

Advantages and disadvantages of employee voice: Why employee involvement matters

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Everyone wants to feel like they’re a part of something meaningful, and the employees at your company are no different. Getting your employees actively involved in business decisions and priorities makes them feel empowered and keeps them motivated.

Getting Ahead of HR Technology Trends in 2021

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As HR teams around the world continue to adapt to the new normal, establishing an exceptional employee experience has never been more important — or more difficult. Thankfully, ever-advancing HR tech is up to the task.

Why is Employee Engagement Important? Benefits and Tips

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Employee engagement means motivated, excited, driven team members who bring it every day. It can’t be faked — empty smiles and insincere platitudes don’t translate to team wins and exceptional results.

How the Candidate Experience Is Your Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Kevin W. Grossman, TAS, HCS | Talent Board and the Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards President

During this informative webinar, Talent Board and the Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards President, Kevin Grossman, will share insights from their candidate experience benchmark research and teach you how the candidate experience is your competitive advantage.

Creating an Employee Engagement Action Plan that Works

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Ever wondered why your employer hasn’t asked for your opinion on pressing problems? You’re not alone. Failing to collect feedback takes an enormous toll on employees. So much so that disengaged employees cost U.S. companies up to $550 billion a year.

7 Ways to Keep Call Center Employees Engaged

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Your call center employees are very often the first employees your customers interact with. They are problem solvers, and they are the keys to driving innovation, knowledge, and revenue throughout your organization. Call center employees also spend a lot of time talking to customers who are less than happy. The rigors of this work can lead to increased employee frustration and disengagement.

4 ways to use your corporate social responsibility days

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You know that satisfying feeling you get when you donate to charity? Or the pride you feel after donating your time volunteering for a non-profit? We all feel great when we give back to the community, and just as we commit to being socially responsible individuals, we also expect our employers to be social responsible companies.

17 words that describe great company cultures

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Your company culture is no small part of your organization’s success. Culture sets the tone for everything your team does, directly affecting employee engagement and productivity. As a result, the quality of your company culture impacts your bottom line — for better or worse.

Swiping Right on HR Tech: How Tinder and Southern Cross Automate Their Hiring & Onboarding Process

Speaker: Nora Diaz de Leon and Nicole Moore

Paperwork, endless email threads, and other manual tasks have kept HR from focusing on what they do best. sound familiar? Sign up for this webinar from Tinder and Southern Cross, to learn how they use the latest in HR tech to streamline their hiring and onboarding experience.

How Company Culture Drives Employee Performance

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When you work in the HR department, it’s easy to become enmeshed in all the ins and out of compensation, benefits packages, and employee performance reviews — it’s a big part of the job! But money isn’t everything, and employees know it.