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How to improve employee turnover

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A common concern across all industries is employee retention. Though various factors may contribute to turnover among personnel, recent research may shed new light on practical means of improving retention and reducing the costs associated with excessive employee turnover.

3 simple ways to leverage social proof and attract top talent with social media

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The concept of social proof is an age-old marketing tactic. It’s used by companies to ease the worries and build trust with consumers making them a trusted brand. It does this by speaking the language of their audience, using visuals and providing evidence to show credibility.

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Reduce employee turnover and improve job committment with job embeddedness theory

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A common concern across all industries is employee retention. Though various factors may contribute to turnover among personnel, recent research may shed new light on practical means of improving retention and reducing the costs associated with excessive employee turnover.

Breaking apart a broken organizational structure

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,I’ve been invited to run a series of team offsites. This is not unusual. It’s my job. What is unusual is the brief.

Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

7 last-minute ideas for celebrating Thanksgiving in the office

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Thanksgiving is most likely an important holiday for your employees, and rightly so. It’s a day to celebrate by giving thanks and typically involves spending time with family and friends.

Anxiety is a killer. Here’s what to do about it

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40% of America’s employees experience persistent stress or excessive anxiety in their daily lives. 72% of them says it interferes with their lives and performance. Globally , anxiety is the sixth-leading cause of disability (and growing). I’ve seen this trend growing firsthand.

The joy of (even thinking we’re) making something

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On our deep attachment to our own ideas and creations . While reducing the harmful elements on motivation should be our first step, we also need to look closely at the positive side of motivation and think of ways to increase it.

Employee engagement: whose responsibility is it?

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Employee engagement is a two-way street – managers have to actively listen to their teams, but equally team members have a stake in making sure their voices are heard. Here’s how organizations can facilitate that engagement better.

Managers are people developers

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Thirty-five percent of managers are engaged and 33 percent of U.S. employees are engaged. Managers, according to a Chicago-area consultant, have 70 percent influence on employee engagement.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. Our eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

Transition Blindness: What is it and how to avoid catching it

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Transitions, a word that we commonly use and frequently underestimate. Particularly when it comes to success or failures of change and transformation programs… Why? Terms Change and Transformation are commonly used in our business lexicon.

Employee engagement: Because 2018 isn’t 1990

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For the past few years, an incalculable number of words have been expended on the woeful state of employee engagement, both domestically and worldwide.

5 Easy Cures for Information Overload

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“Our brains would melt if they tried to process and store even a fraction of the information they are exposed to.” – Tim Pollard, American communications professional. Face it: we’re drowning in information. There’s too much to do and see every day.

Skip the HR jargon and speak business to them

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In 1884, Portuguese authors Jose da Fonseca and Pedro Carolino decided to create a guide to conversational English, even though they spoke none themselves.

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

Managers are people developers

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Thirty-five percent of managers are engaged and 33 percent of U.S. employees are engaged. Managers, according to a Chicago-area consultant, have 70 percent influence on employee engagement.

How do I know what I want

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What do you want? This question is one of my favorite coaching questions for students selecting a major and making a career choice, for new employees trying to figure out how to wend their way through their organization, and for senior executives shaping organization direction.

Employee engagement is a leadership issue

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A staggering 87% of employees worldwide are not engaged. Employee engagement is sometimes referred to as the holy grail for today’s business leader, and for good reason.

Our approach to employee engagement is not working

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A staggering 87% of employees worldwide are not engaged. Employee engagement is sometimes referred to as the holy grail for today’s business leader, and for good reason.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

Automation and AI will require a different kind of workforce

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Editor’s Note: This week is the HR Tech Connect conference. We know that the future of work will involve AI and HR Tech is evolving the keep up with the fast-pace advancements of artificial intelligence. This article explains what kind of workforce it will take to compete in an AI-driven world.

The future of work isn’t tech and AI, it’s artists and cogs

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Most articles talking about the future of work seem centered on the question of how much of an impact will bots, AI, and machine-driven automation drive our new lives.

Here’s how an engaged company outperforms others by nearly 150 percent

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Editor’s Note: Ben Eubanks is the Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research and Advisory. Ben is presenting at the HCI HR Call to Action Conference this week in Scottsdale, Arizona. You can follow Ben on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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5 things to know about growing remote teams, according to HR leaders

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While the concept is still foreign to some traditional industries, and an increasing number of companies across the world are going remote to promote flexibility, autonomy, and positive work-life balance.

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

Being nice is not enough to ensure inclusion

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Eradicating workplace discrimination essentialists a strong need for inclusive leadership and a vision to ‘be’ what you ‘see’. Creating the conditions for increasing levels of inclusion is no “walk in the park”; many of you reading this can attest to that.

How to stay happy around negative people

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Nobody can make you unhappy without your permission. Some people are naturally negative; they complain, bicker, compare themselves to others, start drama, and simply just see the glass half empty.

48 ways managers destroy employee engagement

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“There are soooo many bad managers,” the VP of Human Resources lamented. Well then. do something about it,” I said. As you might imagine, the conversation went nowhere because HR wouldn’t take action unless a manager had done something illegal. That’s right.

Focus on employee journey mapping to get the customer journey right

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Employee journey mapping is every bit as important as customer journey mapping, and needs to be focused on before we can get the customer journey right. In the 21st century, it is important for employers to create great experiences for employees as well as customers.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

Gen Z and the purpose-driven generation

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Generation Z, individuals born between the mid-1990s and mid 2000s, are revolutionizing the relationship and expectations that employees will have with their leaders. Media-strategy firm MNI Targeted Media conducted a survey of college students focused on their buying trends and preferences.

Leadership means saying no

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Editor’s Note: Bill Catlette is presenting at the Human Capital Institute HR Call to Action Conference October 3-5 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Catlette is the co-author of the Contented Cows leadership book series.

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Ready or not, millennials arrive in force

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Baby boomers step aside. Millennials are officially the largest generation in the U.S. workforce. With great size comes great responsibility … and great angst. Time to learn how to navigate post-grad life, including the ins-and-outs of the workforce?—?professionally professionally and financially. As stated by G&A Partners , “With workforce demographics shifting toward millennials, businesses can no longer afford to resist changing their workforce management practices.

Teaching an executive new tricks

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How can you teach someone a new behavior when that experience is totally new? That’s a question that many of us in coaching face when we are working with individuals with brains and talent in their discipline but have little appreciation of how to connect effectively with others.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.