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Do You Know How to Grow in Your Career?

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With most new jobs, we enjoy a certain “honeymoon phase.” We gush about the modern décor, our cool boss, the great benefits, or the fascinating work we do. We may even be accused of excessive PDA on LinkedIn, but we can’t help it! We are excited about the new opportunity.

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Podcast: Creating a Connection at Work

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In this podcast episode, DecisionWise VP of Consulting, Christian Nielson discusses the topic of creating a connection at work. Connection is a sense of belonging and feeling like we’re part of something bigger than ourselves; a team, an organization, a mission.

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4 Ways To Handle Employee Experience Disruptors

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A new CEO is hired, and your employee engagement scores decline across the board. The answer is simple. A new leader has introduced a challenging wildcard into your employee experience (EX) – uncertainty. Of all the engagement killers we know of, uncertainty can be one of the most damaging.

Post Traumatic Growth – Recognizing Opportunity in Adversity

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“The world breaks everyone, and afterward many are strong at the broken places.”. – Ernest Hemingway. In the mid-1990’s, two psychologists working at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, coined a new term for a long-observed phenomenon. The term was, “post-traumatic growth”, or PTG.

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.

Why Your Organization Still Struggles with Top-Down Communication

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Why Your Organization Still Struggles with Top-Down Communication. Cecily Jorgensen. •. July 2, 2019. Did your employee engagement survey come back with a low score in “top-down communication?” If it makes you feel any better, you’re not alone.

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Infographic: 5 Personal Benefits of Employee Engagement

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Download the PDF version of the Infographic. It’s apparent that employee engagement increases the organization’s bottom line and performance, but what about the individual?

Why Employee Engagement Should Always be Introduced in Onboarding

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Think back to your very first job. Was it at the local taqueria as a hostess? Was it delivering newspapers? Or were you a lifeguard at the community pool? You were probably doing the job for a couple of reasons: money and experience.

Infographic: 7 Benefits of 360-Degree Feedback

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Download the PDF. 360-degree feedback surveys benefit leadership, teams, and the entire organization immediately.

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Infographic: 4 Questions Onboarding Surveys Should Answer

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Make sure you have the right process in place to allow your new employees to get up to speed and bring their best selves to their work. Download the PDF version. Is your onboarding process being consistently observed? You may not have a set onboarding process.

Technology does not make Digital Transformations Effective - People Do!

There is no doubt that digital transformation strategies are technology driven; however, that is not the only factor. The human element is still relevant - in fact, it is necessary to succeed in the digital era.

Why Most Organizations Are Getting Only Half of Employee Engagement Right

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More organizations today are aware of the benefits of engaged employees. But most are going in circles by addressing just half of the employee experience equation.

The Five Keys of Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

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Engaged employees fully invest their best selves in the work they do. But what is employee engagement and how is it created?

What is Employee Experience? - DecisionWise

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Some mistakenly confuse the term “Employee Experience” with other popular terms like “talent management,” “human resources development,” or “employee engagement.” While Employee Experience (EX) is certainly related, it’s not synonymous.

Employee Engagement is Viral

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Employee Engagement is viral, and new research shows that the manager may be “ground zero.”. Managers are the sergeants of the organization. You, as a manager, have a powerful effect on how engaged your organization will ultimately be. You are on the front lines of a company’s culture.

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.

5 Ingredients to Speak Your Employees’ Engagement Love Language

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In 1995, author Gary Chapman published The Five Love Languages to help couples improve their relationships by showing them how their communication needs differ. For example, love might be felt by one person through acts of service, while another person may prefer words of affirmation.

Employees Don’t Respond to Perks, They Respond to Culture

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A few days ago, Jordan Yadoo at Bloomberg reported that employees will give up big pay raises in exchange for job perks. The reported statistics were eye-catching, with the headline teasing that “Americans Are Willing to Forgo a 56% Pay Raise for Best Job Perks.”

How to Quickly Improve Any Performance Appraisal System

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Performance Reviews Need Help. In a recent survey conducted by Adobe, 88% of the survey participants indicated they were part of a performance appraisal process. This same study found that managers in these programs spent, on average, 17 hours per employee preparing for their performance reviews.

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Employee Satisfaction vs. Employee Engagement in 2018 - DecisionWise

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Herzberg’s Motivation-Hygiene Theory. Many managers mistakenly think that employee satisfaction can increase employee motivation.

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.

Infographic: 5 Reasons Why Employee Retention is So Difficult - DecisionWise

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Why is employee retention so difficult? Well, times have changed. Gone are the days when companies held complete control and employees would remain with the same company for their entire career. Download the PDF version. THE AGE OF THE EMPLOYEE.

The Employee Experience and the “Law of Congruent Experience” - DecisionWise

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Creating a winning customer experience starts first with the Employee Experience. The customer. It’s any person or group receiving a service from an individual or organization. If you run a company, it’s the person buying your t-shirts, pizza, or software. In healthcare , it’s the patient.

Warning! Is Your New CEO a Square Peg in a Round Hole?

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In the corporate world, the revolving door for CEOs is constantly spinning. The same seems to be true for coaches of any sport, whether it is soccer, the NBA, or college football. Change is good. Too much change, however, is frustrating; not to mention disruptive and often counter productive.

It Takes Magic: 5 Ways To Reenergize and Engage Your Workforce - DecisionWise

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Why Engage Your Workforce? Employee engagement is an emotional state where employees feel passionate, energetic, and committed to their work. Why take the time to engage your workforce?

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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.

Employee Engagement and the Role of “Engaging Leaders”

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As our DecisionWise team recently completed revisions to our new book ENGAGEMENT MAGIC: Five Keys for Engaging People, Leaders, and Organizations , the “Engaging People ” concept stood out as a differentiator for organizations, leaders, and individual employees.

Two Ways to Reinforce Your Company Values

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At some companies the official organization values turn into an ongoing joke either because they are never communicated or because leaders fail to live up to them. But organization values are important because they shape the culture and performance of the organization.

4 Reasons Why Employee Retention Is Challenging - DecisionWise

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“Back in the day we used to walk to work, in the snow, uphill, both ways!” Yeah, we’ve all heard it before. The older generation in the workforce had it much rougher than we do today, right? For the most part I would say that’s pretty much true.

The Power of Identifying and Engaging Your Hidden Influencers

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Early in my career, an insightful mentor taught me that formal leaders are in charge but not in control. After ten acquisitive years at Oracle, I realized how accurate this axiom was.

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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.

Podcast: Caring for Employees as a Manager

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In this podcast episode, DecisionWise consultants Dan Deka and Charles Rogel discuss what it means for managers to care about their employees as people.

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What Do Honesty, Integrity, and Trust Mean in Leadership? - DecisionWise

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I spend part of almost every day coaching leaders through feedback they have received from a 360 degree feedback survey. I’ve found it heartening that consistently the area of greatest concern to these leaders is Integrity and Trust.

What We’ve Learned About Engagement

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The following is an excerpt from “ENGAGEMENT MAGIC: Five Keys for Engaging People, Leader, and Organizations.” ” In the fall of 2014, we released the book MAGIC: Five Keys to Unlock the Power of Employee Engagement.

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Webinar: DecisionWise Onboarding Surveys

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In this webinar, you will learn more about the purpose and methodology of life cycle surveys, how to use the reports, and how the on-boarding experience connects directly to employee engagement. Watch Now: Webinar

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.