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Why Leaders Need to Be Recognition Champions

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During my time as the former CEO and President of Intuit Canada, the company was included in the “ Best Workplaces in Canada ” list twice and was listed under the top 10 all but one year. How did this happen? For starters, employee recognition played a major role.

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Mental Health at Work: Lean Into It

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We live in an era of shattered stereotypes and new frontiers. Monumental demographic shifts, the evolving women’s movement, heightened cultural sensitivities and, of course, the ubiquity of new technologies have fundamentally altered our culture.

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How to Get Employees Excited for Your Holiday Events

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Now is the best time of year to get together as a company and celebrate the season of joy. As an HR professional, you’re likely in charge of the holiday festivities and your most important task is getting employees excited about the events you’ve planned.

Happy Leaders = Happy Teams

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“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim of human existence.” – Aristotle. Who is a leader? Is it the CEO of the company, or another executive from the C-Suite? Is it the Director or Head of the department? Is it the most senior member of the team?

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

10 HR Stats That Will Make You Think Twice About Employee Recognition

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You probably find it intuitively obvious that focusing on employee recognition will have a direct impact on how those workers perform and on your company’s bottom line. It’s simple, right?

Top Do’s and Don’ts for Elevating the Employee Experience

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High levels of employee engagement are known to boost productivity, improve customer satisfaction , and bolster retention rates. It ’s these very benefits that have spurred companies across the country to invest in enhancing the employee experience. .

10 Tips to Improve Your Company’s Organizational Culture

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I am often asked by company executives, “What is the one thing I can do to improve my organization’s culture?” The truth is that there is not simply one thing that will improve how your employees feel about what they do and who they do it for.

The Power of Energy Management in the Workplace

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Research shows as leaders move up in an organization, the demands become greater. Busy leaders have to do more with less time. Many people feel exhausted, overwhelmed, and unfocused; often feeling like they are lacking purpose in their work.

This Isn’t Feedback: A Critique of the Annual Review

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This is my fourth blog in this series (you can find the first three on this topic here: blog one , blog two , and blog three ). Let’s review. It’s past time to fix feedback and restore to its rightful place as a powerful and valuable tool for good.

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.

Company Culture: 5 Traits of Top-Rated Workplaces

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“Build a stronger company culture” may be on your strategic goals list for the coming year, but how do you translate that vague-sounding objective into action? What does “company culture” consist of, and how can you strengthen it?

Why Emotional Intelligence is a Critical Skill for Your Future Workforce

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For those of us in the Human Resources field, we’ve heard about the term Emotional Intelligence (EI) back in the mid-90’s when Dan Goleman wrote the eponymous book.

Achievers CARES: Celebrating We Care Week

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Change the way the world works. The Achievers mission statement resonates deeply with all its employees and has been the foundation of our corporate culture since its inception.

How to Measure Employee Engagement

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Like 80 percent of senior-level business leaders, you probably recognize that employee engagement is critical to achieving your objectives, but how do you know if you’re doing the right thing to nurture it?

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.

10 Shocking Stats on Employee Disengagement

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Companies spend more than $100 billion every year trying to improve employee engagement in the workplace. Despite their efforts, employee engagement numbers remain under 35 percent. It’s vital for employers to understand the role employee disengagement plays in overall business success.

The Value of Employee Engagement

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Why is employee engagement valuable? Gallup said it best: “Simply put, engaged employees produce better business outcomes than other employees do — across industries, company sizes and nationalities, and in good economic times and bad.”

10 Fun Ideas for Your Next Office Holiday Party 

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With the holidays right around the corner, now is the time to start planning your office holiday party. Don’t discredit the value of these parties. Yes, companies have been using office holiday parties for years to show their appreciation to the workforce and to spread a little holiday cheer.

Up Your Professional Development Training with This Pro Tip

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Professional development training is a need that’s talked about more often than it happens. Since it’s not usually urgent, when an organization decides to “go for it”, they want something they can rely on.

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.

Anxiety in the Workplace: 14 Quick Wins for Stress Management

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Employee engagement relies on various strategic initiatives: building a culture of open communication, developing leadership’s commitment to recognition, and providing opportunities for career development to name a few. But what about anxiety in the workplace?

How to Build a Resilient Workplace

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This Isn’t Feedback: Telling Isn’t Trust-Building

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In my first two blogs on this topic ( blog one and blog two ), I made the case that it’s time (actually, well past time) to fix feedback and realize the full positive power feedback can bring to us and our organizations.

The Quick Guide to Recognition in the Healthcare Industry

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Are you eager to improve employee engagement in the healthcare industry? Lauren Brittingham , Director of Organizational Development at Bayhealth Medical Center, has some words of advice.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.

Cutting Costs? 5 Employee Benefits You Should Never Cut Back On

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During the lean periods when finances are stretched too tight, and you need a quick solution, employee benefits are often first on the chopping block. While this might seem like a necessary course of action, it can be a detrimental shot to the team morale. Evaluate your employee benefits.

How General Motors Engages a Global Workforce Through Recognition

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Are you struggling to engage your employees? You’re not alone. With only 21 percent of employees engaged and disengagement costing employers up to $550 billion every year, companies are on the hunt for better employee engagement strategies.

10 Fun Games for Team Building

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No manager wants to see rolling eyes when pitching fun games for team building. It’s tricky to figure out fresh and exciting ways to bring your team together without being invasive or treating them like children.

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?

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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.

This Isn’t Feedback: We’re Not Here to “Fix” People

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In the first of my four blogs about the things you may think are feedback, but actually aren’t, I introduced the idea that we’ve been getting feedback all wrong. I proposed that it’s time to fire up the potential positive power feedback can have.

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Unhappy Employees = Unhappy Customers: How to Break the Lose-Lose Cycle

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Have you ever walked into a place of business and been treated like a nuisance? Everyone has that experience at some point, and we all know how discouraging it can be. If this happened in a retail store, you may have simply turned around and left.

Why Boomerang Employees Are a Good Thing

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13 Hair-Raising HR Stats That Will Haunt You This Halloween

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Halloween is the season for a good scare, and what could be more frightening than disengaged office zombies and fun-sucking morale vampires? There are plenty of scary situations to avoid to make your business a real treat to work for. See what we mean with these unlucky 13 HR stats: 1.

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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.