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Surprise and Delight During Preboarding Drives Retention

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Darren Findley, president of recruitment solutions at Engage2Excel, spoke at the 2022 CandE Awards & TalentNet Live Conference last week with one of our clients, a Senior Director, HRBP, for NA Ops & Supply for a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, frames and sunglasses.

Turning Career Milestone Events into Something Memorable

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An employee’s career milestone is an important event to acknowledge. Celebrating an employee’s work anniversary should be easy to highlight. After all, you are thanking them for their length of service with the organization and expressing appreciation for their contributions. Employee Experience

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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.

10 Ways to Keep Your Hourly Employees

Getting and keeping hourly workers is no longer as simple as offering them more cash. Employees have options. But this guide from Paycor will help you put your best foot forward to recruit, retain, and develop hourly workers so you can remain competitive.

Onboarding with Impact

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The onboarding and preboarding experiences have become essential in hiring and retaining employees. Due to the influx of open jobs, candidates have more options than they can dream of.

A Year in Review: 2021’s Hottest Topics

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January 1, 2021. We were entering the New Year, and we thought many of the problems from the previous one would finally come to a halt. Little did we know, this wasn't the case.

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.

How Much Recognition Should You Give People?

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When recognition program owners ask, “how much recognition should you give to people?” they are seeking a one-size-fits-all approach to recognition giving. Knowing when and how frequently to give praise can become confusing.

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How to Improve Team Effectiveness & Reduce Workplace Stressors Through Exceptional Culture

Speaker: Galen Emanuele - President, Shift Yes LLC

Having a great workplace culture increases engagement and performance, yet many leadership teams lack the tools they need to successfully develop one. In this webinar, you will receive guidance on how to adapt your workplace culture and improve your employee experience.

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.

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.

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.

The Changing World of HR: Prepare Your HCM for the Future

Speaker: Mark Stelzner - Founder & Managing Principal at IA

Join Mark Stelzner of IA as he discusses how to optimize your current HCM system and the opportunities for new tech.

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

Enhance the Candidate Experience

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You’re losing talent if you’re not paying attention to your candidate’s experience. The candidate experience matters, and not just for the people who end up working for you. Consider this: candidate experience

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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Reframing the Way We Work: How to Take Advantage of Disruptions

Speaker: Stela Lupushor, Founder, Reframe.Work Inc.

The work world is changing faster than ever before. How can we future-proof the organization we work for or with, our team’s impact, or our personal ability to continuously transform and upskill? In this exclusive webinar, Stela Lupushor will help you navigate this new reality.

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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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?

Organizations Need the Presence of their Leaders

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Many of us have worked solely from home during the pandemic. Organizational leaders are working hard to get people back to the office and plant floors, while some organizations are trialing a hybrid approach. leadership

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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.

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.

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.

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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The Recipe for Attraction

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While this is not a post about attracting a partner, it's fair to say that wooing a new candidate is like participating in the dating process. Attracting great talent is a balance of connecting with and describing what makes you a desirable organization to a potential employee. talent acquisition

The Empowered Workforce: A Human-Centric Approach to the Employee Experience & Retention

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer at Lighthouse Research & Advisory, and Felix Eichler, co-founder and CTO of Userlane

As Yoda is known to say, "Do or do not, there is no try." Join Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer at Lighthouse Research & Advisory, and Felix Eichler, co-founder and CTO of Userlane, for this insightful discussion on meeting talent where they are and creating empowering experiences.

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.

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.

7 Ways To Avoid Today's HR Compliance Risks

With remote work on the rise, salary history bans in effect, and Fair Workweek laws passed, HR compliance has become more challenging. Discover the 7 most prominent HR compliance hurdles of today, and learn how to avoid them detailed in Paycor’s recent guide!

Creating a Recognition Program Framework for Success

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I have judged nominations submitted to Recognition Professionals International (RPI) to merit their Best Practices Awards for the last 15 years. You learn a great deal when you see what organizations are doing to comply with RPI’s seven best-practice standards. Recognition

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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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.

Enhance Your Remote Culture: A Social Connection Strategy

Speaker: Kaleem Clarkson, COO of Blend Me, Inc

For some, a return to the office can cause remote employees to feel isolated and disconnected from their team. Join us to discuss leadership's role in developing a social connection strategy based on data and collaboration between team members.