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A Recognition Moment: An Interview with Jacqueline Scafidi of Zurich

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Meet Jacqueline Scafidi Employee Experience Specialist, Zurich North America. Jacqueline Scafidi is on a team that leads company efforts which examine and evolve the employee experience in the workplace.

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?

5 Fun Holiday Traditions to Start in Your Office This Year

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The holidays are a perfect time to have fun with employees and show them a good time. If you’re throwing a holiday party, don’t stop there—54 percent of employees want to feel more “holiday spirit in the workplace,” according to a recent Randstad survey —so start some fun new traditions this year.

3 Steps: How to Create a Culture of Change That Motivates and Inspires

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How can your company innovate fast enough to surpass the competition? And at the same time, what can you do to maximize the human aspect of the organization and create stability in execution? An agile organization could be the answer.

The Ultimate Hiring Toolkit

Hiring is hard enough. Without the right HR templates and tools, keeping track of and managing the whole process can get out of hand quickly. Get the essential toolkit for all your recruiting and hiring needs, from job requisition to hire. 8 templates, tools and worksheets for every stage of recruiting.

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.

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.

How to Show Your Workforce That You’re Really Listening

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It’s no secret that the majority (87 percent) of today’s workers feel disengaged in the workplace. While there are many reasons for this high level of disengagement, employee complaints about employers not listening to them certainly ranks high on the list.

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.

7 Actionable Tips: How HR Programs Can Foster Employee Engagement During Tough Times

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When your company is undergoing change, you already face plenty of challenges. One issue that might not make it to your short list of priorities is actually crucial: the need to maintain employee engagement.

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Why your employees are still struggling with performance reviews

Studies show that employees who successfully approach tough conversations with their managers, colleagues, and direct reports are less likely to leave: but only 70% of them do. Read the report to learn what's really on their minds.

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.

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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ACE 2018: Key Highlights and Takeaways

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“The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes, but new eyes.” – Marcel Proust. They call it the Silicon Valley of the North. And with good reason.

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.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

How to Engage Employees During the Holidays

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The holiday season brings with it an elevated level of fun and excitement. Unfortunately, the holidays can be chaotic and stressful. All this excitement – and stress – can infiltrate your workplace and hinder morale, decrease productivity, and derail employee engagement.

13 HR Stats That Will Make You Lose Sleep This Halloween

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Halloween goblins might be scary, but it’s flesh-and-blood people that can really keep you up at night. People are the engine that drives your company’s profits, and if you’re not recognizing employees effectively , the financial fallout can be a real-life nightmare.

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.

How to Plan Employee Engagement Contests That All Your Teams Will Love

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Thirty-three percent. It’s a fairly low number. We wouldn’t want to see that number for our customer satisfaction or client retention rates. But that’s the number of American workers who report being engaged at work.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

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?

When Will Companies Realize That Culture is Not Just an HR Thing?

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When I talk to business owners and executives about wanting to improve their culture, their typical response is that culture is something that HR is responsible for. This response is a clear indication that those at the top are still disconnected from what truly matters.

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.

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.

HR Service Delivery software for the non-traditional workforce

The rise of the gig economy means HR must support a variety of worker types. This eBook explains how HR can easily serve the non-traditional workforce, including those in manufacturing and retail who work away from a desk or outside traditional office hours.

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.

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.

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.

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”.

Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report

The talent acquisition challenges of today are unparalleled: 90% of survey respondents feel that the current hiring market is more challenging now than in the past! Recruiting as we’ve known it is evolving - how are you keeping ahead of the competition?

Should You Start with Team Building to Increase Engagement?

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Analyze a Team’s Dynamics Before Prescribing Solutions. When I worked at Lowe’s Home Improvement, I managed a talent development team that supported several departments. Inevitably, one of my VPs or directors would call and ask for team building efforts.