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Recognition in the Hybrid and Remote World of Work

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Many of our previous blogs have discussed the challenges present in the transition toward remote work. One pain point experienced by our clients over the past few years was knowing how to recognize employees that were no longer in an office.

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Unconscious Bias in the Workplace: How to Avoid It?

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Managers find making unbiased decisions one of the most challenging parts of their job. As leaders, they must set an example, and being aware of their preconceived ideas sometimes comes as an unexpected roadblock.

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Is Employee Appreciation Day Different from Any Other Day?

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Employee Appreciation Day originated more than 25 years ago. Its founder, Dr. Bob Nelson, created it to help managers acknowledge their employees and show them how valued they are at least once a year.

What is the Strategic Intent of Your Recognition Strategy?

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Recognition Professionals International’s (RPI) first Best Practice Standard for recognition programs is having a Recognition Strategy. Does your organization have a written recognition strategy? If you do, what is your recognition strategy’s intention?

What You Really Need to Know to Build an Effective Global Hiring Strategy

Speaker: Carrie Corbin, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Hope Leigh Marketing Group

Join Carrie Corbin, Global Workplace Executive, Strategist, and Consultant, for this discussion on some of the most common questions around building a global hiring and attraction strategy.

The Future of Work in 2022

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The world of work has been constantly changing, and without a doubt, it won’t stop anytime soon. The major disruptions can be blamed on the COVID-19 pandemic, which we are still experiencing today. As we’re slowly inching closer to 2022, are you prepared for what’s to come? recruiting

Calculating your Employee Recognition Budget for 2022

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There are several ways to determine a budget for incentive and recognition programs. As employers realize that one program does not fit all, many are moving toward the trend of budgeting per program.

What We’re Thankful For

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We have entered the season of giving thanks. For many, if not all, this time of year is where people begin to feel overwhelmed, but also when we all tend to look back on the year. Whether it's due to work or personal obligations, there's no doubt a lot is going on.

Is Employee Recognition in your 2022 Budget?

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In today’s workforce, employees have greater autonomy and influence over business outcomes than ever before. The reason? Technology has changed the way we work. Interconnectedness means that organizations rely less on hierarchical structures in favor of greater collaboration.

Building a safe, supportive and productive work culture post-COVID

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Organizations have gone through profound transformations in the last twenty months. Likely, you’ve experienced some disruption to your company, such as remote work, layoffs or furloughs, and technology failures. And more recently, the struggle to find the right “return to work” strategy.

Beyond the Dollar: Why Fertility Benefits Are About More Than Financial Support

Speaker: Kirsten Ferro, Vice President of Employer Sales at Carrot Fertility

In this session, we’ll discuss the complexities of fertility health and all the pieces a fertility benefit should include in order to best support your employees on their journeys.

Strategies for Delivering Effective Feedback at Work

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Managers find providing feedback to their employees to be one of the most challenging parts of their jobs and one which they feel the least prepared to execute well. Let’s face it, giving feedback can be incredibly difficult. Employees say they want feedback and regularly ask for it.

The Hiring Trifecta

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There is an unprecedented convergence of labor dynamics that are driving our hiring and recruiting challenges. Strong economic growth is driving labor demand in all sectors of the economy. Labor participation rates are the lowest since 1976 and have not improved over the past 12 months.

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The Value of Employee Holiday Gifting

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Your employees work hard all year long to meet and exceed the strategic goals of your organization. Their dedication deserves a celebration, and while recognition all year long is best, the holiday season is the perfect time to commend your employee's commitment to the organization. Recognition

Leaders Make Recognition Happen

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Our hope is that your organization has the leadership and engagement of senior leaders, managers and staff to drive recognition practices and programs.

Hire Global to Grow Global: A Conversation with A Global Recruiting & HR Expert

Speaker: Janice Stack, CEBS, Global Human Resources Executive

The digital age has given us access to a workforce beyond geopolitical boundaries. While this new access can increase productivity, it often comes with its own set of obstacles. Join Janice Stack, Global Human Resources Executive, for this insightful webinar on the ins-and-outs of expanding your team globally.

Do you know your employee’s recognition preferences?

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In Engage2Excel’s last Real Recognition Conversation S eries , we spoke to recognition expert, Roy Saunderson , to discover different ways of detect ing employee’ s recognition preferences.

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Revitalizing Performance-Based Recognition

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HR leaders have taken center stage from the onset of the pandemic, helping their organizations navigate unprecedented challenges and risks.

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Special Report: A guide to planning for what’s next

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President Biden’s September 9 announcement of a national vaccination mandate took the country by surprise. While many uncertainties exist and legal challenges are inevitable, all organizations with 100 or more employees need to begin preparing for how they will comply.

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What is Today’s Labor Market Telling Us?

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In our last conversation session, I had a chance to speak with Darren Findley, president of recruitment solutions, to discuss the latest updates of the labor market.

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Fertility & Infertility 101: Why Fertility Benefits Are A Necessity and Not A Luxury

Speaker: Jackie Blanco, RN, BSN, Senior Manager of Medical Operations at Carrot Fertility & Nate Fournier, Enterprise Account Executive, Carrot Fertility

As an HR leader, the benefits you offer deeply impact employees' personal lives. In this webcast, we will provide you with an overview of fertility and infertility benefits, what different fertility journeys involve, and how you can best support your employees each step of the way.

Exponential Impact of Turnover from the Pandemic

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We have all heard about, experienced, or participated in "The Great Resignation of 2021." The numbers are staggering. According to the recent Microsoft Work Trend Index 2021, 41% of the workforce is considering moving employers.

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Is it time to update your Employee Value Proposition?

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The pandemic has caused many companies across all industries to stop and readjust. Everything from their business model to updating their customer value propositions. But what about the employees who are on the front lines of creating value for these customers?

Learn What Matters Most to Job Candidates Right Now

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The 2021 Job Seeker Report is the third installment of a nationwide biennial survey conducted by the Trendicators research division of Engage2Excel Group.

Learn What Today’s Candidates Really Want

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An unfortunate consequence of today’s social media-influenced, click-driven news environment is that facts often take a back seat to the truth. A recent survey of 25,000 journalists at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism revealed that 94.3%

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Where is Everyone? Breaking Down the Talent Shortage Myth & the Great Resignation

Speaker: Ellie Dailey, Global Recruiting Expert and Team Lead for BetterUp Europe GTM Recruiting via Russell Tobin

Businesses everywhere appear to be experiencing a so-called talent shortage and repercussions to 2021’s “Great Resignation." To address what this is and how this is affecting recruiting, we need to consider issues such as the Employer Value Propositions –– Values, Mission, Vision –– and how to actually walk the walk.

Everything you need to know about the labor supply gap happening now

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In Engage2Excel’s last Conversation Series, hosted by our VP of Marketing, Melissa Meunier, and President of Recruitment Solutions, Darren Findley, they discussed the challenges employers face when looking for candidates who will fill positions in their organization.

Help Your Leaders Drive Recognition

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Leaders guide the way in most organizations, and hitching your recognition initiatives to your leaders can be a powerful influencer. However, it would be helpful if you provided a lot of education, communication and preparation for your leaders first.

Improve your Organization’s Career Experience

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Research and recommendations provided in our The Career Experience Continuum eBook explains that the career experience is more than career development. From the employee's perspective, it is an important indicator of their fulfillment throughout their journey with your organization.

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Make Technology Work for You – Not Against You

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What is digital fatigue? And how does it impact your business and the people who work there? Think of how many times you interact with technology each day, whether that interaction was intentional or not. Technology is ingrained in our lives, both personally and professionally.

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Help Managers Improve Recognition Right Now

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In our review of what organizations are doing to optimize recognition this year, we learned that innovators are focused on helping managers improve their ability to deliver meaningful recognition. As one recognition leader put it, “We have the technology infrastructure in place.

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Engaging Experiences: Onboarding Best Practices for Remote Employees

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If you’ve hired anyone recently, I am sure the onboarding process is a bit different from prior to the pandemic.

Six Tips I Wish I Knew About as a First Time Manager

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Are you starting a new management or leadership position? When I first started working as a manager three decades ago, I remember that there were many tasks to perform and little instruction on how to lead, engage and recognize my staff.

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Learning on the Job Ain't What It Used to Be

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Gone are the days of traveling to a distant city, staying in a hotel, and participating in a one, or two-day accredited course to learn new skills to add to your professional repertoire.

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What Do You Do When You're Recognized?

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Employees typically share recognition through various methods such as face-to-face, through video, via email or eCard, a handwritten note card, a text or through their organization's recognition programs.

How COVID-19 Affected the Hiring Process

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When 2020 first began, it brought out high hopes for many individuals. We were entering a new decade, which people assumed meant good things were in store. In a matter of three months, things changed and changed dramatically.

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Expert Advice on Using Pre-Hire Assessments

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A pre-hire assessment is a test or questionnaire that candidates complete as part of the job application process. The use of a valid and expert assessment is an effective way to determine which applicants are the most qualified for a specific job based on their strengths and preferences.

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Celebrate Everyone - Employee Appreciation Day

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On March 5 th its time to celebrate your employees. They’ve been with you through one of the most challenging times - adapted their work habits, changed their work environments and balanced home & work life in an entirely new way.

Using the Candidate Experience to Gain a Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Kevin W. Grossman, TAS, HCS | Talent Board and the Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards President

In this informative webinar, Kevin Grossman, President of Talent Board and the Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards, will share insights from their candidate experience benchmark research and teach you how the candidate experience is your competitive advantage.