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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.

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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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.

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.

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'.

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.

Smart & Final: Effectively Engaging 10,000+ Employees

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How do you effectively engage over 10,000 employees? This was the challenge presented to Smart & Final, a major chain of warehouse-style food and supply stores. Smart & Final has over 10,000 employees and approximately 211 stores in 5 states.

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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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.

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.

Leading the Team: Tips for First-Time Managers

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Congratulations, you’ve been promoted! Your hard work, enthusiasm, and initiative has finally paid off and you’ve been tasked with leading a team of your own. But how? Now that you find yourself standing in front of a sea of expectant faces, are you supposed to do that?

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey: Strengthening Employee Engagement

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Is your workforce recognized at an acceptable rate? According to Gallup’s analysis, probably not. In a recent survey, they found that only 1 out of 3 U.S. workers feel they received adequate recognition in the past seven days.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

The Four People You Forgot About in Your Onboarding Program

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Robust onboarding programs are now the new norm, or at least expected to be, in strong-cultured companies.

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.

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.

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.

Employer Branding: Funnel Building with your Employer Brand

Speaker: Iain Hamilton, In-house Consultant & Managing Director, People Traction

Employer branding is often viewed as a project rather than an evergreen way to attract and retain talent. In this webinar we will discuss how to build talent acquistions funnels using employer branding content and embracing a life-hack mindset.

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.

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.

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.

Employer Branding: The No-Fluff Culture Conversation

Speaker: Kirsten Davidson, Senior Partner, Employer Branding, Employera

If you feel like you’re banging your head against the wall driving your culture and employer brand efforts forward, you’re not alone. Former head of employer brand for Glassdoor and industry leader in culture and employer branding, Kirsten Davidson shares the lessons she’s learned the hard way so you don’t have to. Join us for a frank conversation about what just about everyone is getting wrong, and how to get it right.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Employer Branding: The New Front-Line

Speaker: Philip Black, Head of US Strategy, Omobono

Hear from Head of Strategy, U.S. at Omobono, Philip Black, about new ways that leading, forward-thinking companies are using Employer Branding in order to differentiate themselves from competition to find the talent they need.