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Recognition Results in Repetition

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In our first blog to this series, we provided a synopsis of Dr. Jack Wiley’s paper Suggested Actions for Human Resources to Create a Better Employee Experience , which offers strategies based off his research-based RESPECT framework. If you haven’t had a chance to read part one, you can do so here.

7 Ideas for Celebrating Employee Appreciation Day

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One week to go for the official “unofficial” Employee Appreciation Day holiday - in case this is news to you its March 1 st !

Interesting, Challenging and Fun: Do These Words Describe Your Job?

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We’ve all heard the phrase “married to our job.” For many people, the hard truth is that one-third (or more) of our time as adults is spent at work, and at times you may even spend more time with your work family than your nuclear family.

Out of Sight, But Not Out of Mind: Your Remote Workforce

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Did you know that 43% of employees work from home at least some of the time? And that doesn’t include contingent workers or freelancers who contribute to your team as independent contractors.

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Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

Staying compliant in your hiring process starts with a rock-solid background check process. Having a consistent program that documents compliance policies and mitigates risk is a necessity in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. Join Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI, and learn what it takes to run a top-notch background check program that ensures you stay compliant.

Engagement in Action: Four Key Drivers to Highly Engaged Employees

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Employee engagement: the buzzword is everywhere, but can anyone really agree on what it means? How do you measure it? And how can you build an effective strategy that works in your unique company culture?

How are front-line managers dealing with today’s hiring and retention challenges?

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The hottest job market in decades has presented significant challenges for hiring managers. After more than eight years of U.S. job growth, hiring managers have had to adjust to conditions where candidate experiences and employee expectations matter more than ever.

Candidate Experience Matters

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Imagine that you’ve just been a casualty of the latest round of layoffs at your company.

Turn Teammates into Fans with a Game Plan Rooted in RESPECT

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Super Bowl LIII has come and gone. For the past few weeks, there existed varying degrees of fanfare around the different elements that combine to make up Super Bowl Sunday. Then, on game day, cohorts congregated across the country for watch parties.

5 Ways Direct Managers Shape Your Hiring and Retention Culture

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Job-hopping is the new normal in today’s workplace, and it’s not limited to recent graduates. People of all ages are leaving their jobs for greener pastures more frequently than they used to. The median tenure for workers over the age of 55 is just 2.53

The New Recruiting Mindset: Stay Competitive in a Changing Talent Landscape

What were once strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are now likely falling short in effectiveness. Strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are likely now outdated and ineffective. This report gives actionable tactics to implement now from boosting your employer brand to the exact perks to offer that winning candidate.before your competitor does.

Seven Employee Engagement Resolutions in 2019

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The research on engagement supports what most of us already know intuitively: employees are more engaged when employers value their contributions and communicate that value in specific, visible ways. Engagement matters because engaged employees are more productive workers.

6 Practical Engagement Strategies to Beat Holiday Stress at Work

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year – unless you work in HR. Holiday anticipation and upcoming vacations often leave employees feeling distracted and disengaged during one of the most chaotic months of the year.

How can you define, measure and optimize Employee Experience to improve business outcomes?

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What is Employee Experience and how is it different from Employee Engagement? Many HR professionals and consultants would be hard pressed to answer this question.

Six Ways to Give THANKS at Work

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“ Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. This quote by author Melody Beattie serves as a precious reminder of this month’s theme, giving thanks. Much can be unpacked in this quote as it relates to one’s personal endeavors, but it also has practical applications to the professional sphere, especially with regards to employee recognition.

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Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

Stop Candidate Ghosting

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Have you ever set up an interview with a promising candidate who never showed up? Has a potential new hire quit responding to your emails and phone calls? This behavior is known as ghosting and it’s happening more frequently as the job market strengthens. In August, 3.6

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Our national survey reveals what you can do to reduce voluntary turnover.

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Due to ever-increasing competition for top talent, employee retention has become a critical business concern across all major industries.

5 Easy Ways to Not Waste the Money & Time You Spent on Your Engagement Survey

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In our last two blog posts, our colleague, Tyler Morrison has spoken about why an engagement survey is important to understanding your organization's health and how to prepare your organization for your survey. This week Tiffany Adams, is taking the reins and sharing her ideas for not wasting all the money you just spent on your engagement survey! workplace culture workforce challenges employee surveys engagement surveys employee engagement strategy workforce engagement

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What Does the Tax Reform Mean for the Rewards & Recognition Industry?

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Over the last few months, Engage2Excel, along with several top recognition companies had serious concern. It was over the repeal of Section 274(j) of the Internal Revenue Code, which has been in place for 31 years and contains rules on the tax treatment of “employee achievement awards.” A change that could bring devastating results to the reward and recognition industry. Rewards and Recognition safety tax employee achievement awards IRS regulations length of service tax reform

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.

Three Practical Sourcing Tips To Stay Ahead of the Machine Learning Curve

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In Part 1 of this blog story I urged professional sourcers to adapt their focus as machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) play in increasing role in the field. In a nutshell, AI can now do many sourcing activities better and faster than humans. However, there are still important things that humans do better than machines. Sourcers who focus on those things will continue to be in demand, while those who don't adapt may be edged out.

Seven steps for translating your engagement survey into business results

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More than half (53 percent) of U.S. companies with 500 or more employees conduct employee engagement surveys. However, more than a third of managers do not act on the results of these surveys. The implications of this inaction, which has held at a relatively constant rate for several years, are particularly significant in today’s business environment in which high turnover rates and historically low unemployment converge to reduce capacity for achieving growth forecasts.

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Do You Know Your Organizational Health?

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In the complex anatomy of your organization, your workforce is the heartbeat. A strong, healthy heart pumps blood throughout the body, usually at a steady rate, but can work much faster when necessary. Similarly, a robust workforce propels productivity throughout the organization, supplying oxygen in the form of discretionary effort and removing toxins such as complacency.

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Research Reveals Positive Outcomes from Recognizing Employee Service

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Research Reveals Positive Outcomes from Recognizing Employee Service. employee service awards employee recognition employee surveys

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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.

Sourcing and Machine Learning: What You Need to Learn

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Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are changing the sourcing game, and smart sourcers are adapting. In our quest to stay cutting edge, my team implemented a few new practices discussed at SourceCon , and in this two-part blog I want to share some of those methods. You probably know that AI and machine learning are already a part of our lives. That's how companies like Netflix and Amazon learn your preferences so they can make suggestions.

Unlock Your Company's Competitive Advantage

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The legendary management consultant Peter Drucker said, “You can’t manage what you don't measure.” Business leaders today have access to an overwhelming amount of data to inform decisions about marketing, product and service design, customer care and supply chain optimization.

A five-step framework for evaluating and improving recruitment operations

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All employers, large and small, are competing to attract and retain employees for the same hard-to-fill jobs in today’s highly competitive, candidate-driven marketplace. McKinsey & Company reports that more than three- quarters of Fortune 500 CEOs do not believe their companies are effective at attracting highly talented people. Of those CEOs who do consider their companies successful at attracting top talent, only 7% believe they are effective in retaining them.

International Recognition Strategy "Musts"

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Thanks to social media and the constant influx of information from our smart devices, people are more connected than ever. Yet, many organizations continue to struggle in uniting a global workforce through engagement and recognition strategies. Geography, language barriers, and diverse work environments create challenges. Have you ever found yourself asking the following. employee recognition global recognition international recognition global workforce organizational goals strategy

Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report

The talent acquisition challenges of today are unparalleled: 90% of survey respondents feel that the current hiring market is more challenging now than in the past! Recruiting as we’ve known it is evolving - how are you keeping ahead of the competition?

10 Onboarding Ideas You Can Use Right Now

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Your inbox is probably filled to the brim with advice on onboarding. There are two reasons why this topic is hot right now: record employment levels and some pretty alarming facts about first-year voluntary turnover rates—particularly among millennials.

Redesigning Recruitment to Improve Employee Engagement

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HR leaders are rethinking the role of HR along with fundamental aspects of organizational design to create more engaged and agile cultures. According to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Human Capital Trends Report, 92 percent of survey participants ranked organizational redesign as a critical priority.

5 Benefits of Employee Recognition Programs

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The technological advancements in recognition software are being adopted by HR teams across the world. With the HR role stretched to included more and more responsibilities, this group is looking for ways to automate and assist with recognition initiatives and other strategic endeavors.

How does your company compare to competitors on employee engagement?

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If your CEO showed up unannounced in your office tomorrow and asked the following questions, would you be able to answer them? Are our employees more or less engaged than our competitors? In what ways, specifically, are our employees more engaged and less engaged? Now for an even more important question. If you couldn't provide answers on the spot, should you or your HR department be able to? Today’s CEOs have data on nearly every facet of their business.

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.