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At Your Service: The Importance of Customer Service

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No matter what your industry or service is, there are times when things are going to go wrong - and when they do, your customer service representatives are at the front of the line.

Employee Awards: The 9 Best Employee Recognition Award Ideas

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Employee recognition improves staff engagement, productivity, and job satisfaction. Recognition can be a spontaneous or planned gesture of special attention to acknowledge employee performance, efforts, actions, or behavior. Employee Retention Employee Recognition

Recognition Award Ideas: 6 Recognition Awards for Your Team

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According to a recent Gallup poll , only 34 percent of American workers describe themselves as engaged in their work. That leaves 53 percent unengaged, and 13 percent actively disengaged and ready to act out in ways that can hurt their employers

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Ultimate Employee Onboarding Checklist: How to Start Right with New Employees

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When you hire someone, you spend the first few weeks observing their performance and making sure that they’re a good fit. But your new employee is doing the same thing. They spend those early weeks looking at your organization and your culture, and asking if your company is right for their career.

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Ten Employee Gifts Perfect for the Whole Team

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Employee recognition is key to business success. Employees recognized for their hard work are happy employees; happy employees are productive employees, and productive employees lift the rest of the company.

Customer Service Week: How to Celebrate and Empower Customer Service This October

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This year, National Customer Service Week runs from Monday 7th October through to Friday the 11th October. This is an ideal time to celebrate your customer service representatives, encourage them in their work, and put the spotlight back on delivering a high-quality experience to your customers.

Appreciative Work Anniversary Gifts and Wishes

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Celebrating an employee’s work anniversary is a great way to improve employee morale, recognize company loyalty, and let employees know they are valuable members of your team. In addition, there is a war for talent among companies that will continue on for the foreseeable future.

5 Benchmarks That Should Guide Your Corporate Rewards Program

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A corporate rewards program is one of the simplest ways to ensure that your employees feel recognized and valued. However, you can't just grab a generic template or out-of-the-box software and expect it to align with the needs of your organization.

Employee Performance Appraisal: Everything You Need to Know

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Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Employee Incentive Programs: Building an Employee Incentive Program That Works

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The right reward can make all the difference

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Employee Recognition Words: Employee Appreciation Thank You Messages

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Every company knows that employee appreciation is a critical and on-going activity. However, many don't put enough thought into the ways they do it. The methods through which your company shows appreciation for employees will reflect significantly on your brand.

Employee Incentives: 5 Incentives That Actually Work

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So, you’ve got a few goof-offs on your team. Every team does. But you also have that rockstar team member (or two!) that are consistently on-time and go above and beyond to do their share, and even cover for those goof-offs

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6 Things To Look For When Building A Corporate Rewards Program

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It is often said that excellent employees are the best asset of an organization. But the question is, do they feel that? Do they feel appreciated enough to keep them motivated and perform well?

The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

The Best New Employee Welcome Gift Ideas

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The first day at any new job can be a bit intimidating. New people, new desk, new task list. On top of the first day jitters, there’s also a seemingly endless stack of paperwork and little opportunity to feel like part of the team

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Employee Engagement Best Practices: Learning From The Best

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The Importance of Sales Incentive Programs

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If your company deals in sales, then you know that your salespeople are your most important team. Yet, sales positions are competitive, and to maintain your best people, there are a few things you can do. Here is more about the importance of sales incentive programs and why they work

Global Employee Recognition Programs: Delivering Thanks, Globally

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In the modern economic world, it is essential to make sure your employees feel like they are part of a family - not just cogs in a big, soulless machine. A global recognition program can be the answer.

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.

Employee Retention Ideas: How to Retain Your Best Employees

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Finding top talent in a busy and competitive job market has become very difficult and quite costly.

5 Tips for Developing a Service Awards Program That Drives Engagement

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Enhanced employee engagement has become a coveted term in the HR industry -- and for a good reason. Improved workplace engagement has been linked to higher retention rates, better workplace morale, and increased productivity. All of these affect the company's bottom line.

16 Gifts Your Employees Will Absolutely, Positively NOT Regift

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Mary Kay Ash, founder of Mary Kary Inc. the world's sixth-largest network marketing company, valued at more than $3.5 billion) hit the nail on the head when she proclaimed, "There are two things people want more than sex and money -- recognition and praise." Mary Kay Inc.

10 Reasons Why Your Channel Incentive Program May Be Failing

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Companies in the U.S. spend $90 billion on incentive programs and rewards each year to boost business and keep everyone who works for them happy. So shouldn't these efforts be working?

When Recruiter Priorities Compete: Fill Speed, Growing Req Loads, and Diversity

It’s a question as old as the recruiting profession itself: How many reqs should one recruiter handle at a time? Even in our data-driven age of hard metrics and objective assessments, the answer is: It depends. Download this White Paper to discover the key factors that go into finding your answer to the req load question.

5 Employee Recognition Ideas That Will Knock Their Socks Off

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While many employers believe their employees will be better motivated by a raise, research shows that this is simply not the case. According to Psychology Today, 83 percent of respondents to a 2013 study said that recognition for their contributions was more fulfilling than any rewards or gifts.

Engage Every Team Member for More Reliable Performance From All

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You're already struggling to apply sales incentives that work. Now you read that awarding a dream vacation to your top performers every year is probably the wrong approach. But my people love that trip!" Of course, they do, but how many of them are effectively motivated by it

HR Technology: 13 Concepts HR Pros Needs to Know

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It’s no secret. I love technology. In our small business, we rely on technology to extend our capabilities and provide an agile response to customer needs. That helps us remain competitive. But the more I learn about technology, I realize there’s still a lot to learn.

Use the Right Technology Tool For the Job

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The word “hack” is often used instead of tips. For example, here’s a blog post on “ 100 Incredible Life Hacks that Make Life So Much Easier ”. The first one is “Tie a small piece of fabric to your luggage. Saves a lot of time to check if it’s your bag or not.”

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Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

The New Employee – Employer Social Contract

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One of the workplace-related conversations that’s happening with more frequency is focused on how new technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning are changing jobs.

HR Departments Should Have Data Policies

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Human resources departments are filled with data. About applicants, candidates, employees, and alumni. This data includes addresses, health information, and social security numbers. HR has assessment data and information from drug/criminal/credit background screening.

9 Things to Consider When Purchasing HR Technology

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We talk about HR technology a lot on HR Bartender, but it occurred to me recently that’s there’s one area of HR technology we really haven’t discussed.

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7 Career Lessons Learned from Attending a NASA Social

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Over the summer, Mr. Bartender and I attended NASA’s Ascent Abort flight test. The Ascent Abort flight test was a simulation designed to ensure that NASA can maintain astronaut safety in case of an emergency. The test flight was done as part of the preparations for next year’s Artemis launch.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.