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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.

Discover What Today’s Job Seekers Really Want

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Over the past few weeks we have released infographics highlighting results of a survey conducted through our Trendicators research arm that depict why candidates accept job offers and why employees seek employment elsewhere. These insights have been among our most popular research findings to date.

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Ideas for Improving Engagement in Workplace Wellness Programs

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More than two-thirds of U.S. companies offer workplace wellness programs, yet the median participation rate in these programs represents less than one quarter of the workforce. Cultural health check: What does your company’s workplace wellness program say about your organization’s culture?

8 Reasons Why Employees Seek Employment Elsewhere

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When the number of available jobs exceed job seekers, employees who aren’t happy look for employment elsewhere. The U.S. labor market is now the strongest it has been in decades, with the ratio of unemployed Americans to open jobs now at 1.4 In July 2009, this ratio was a whopping 6.6 to 1.

Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

TharpeRobbins Changes Name to Engage2Excel

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I am pleased to announce that TharpeRobbins is now Engage2Excel. More than just a name change, this is an exciting step forward in a century-long tradition of innovation in helping companies engage and recognize exceptional employees. Engage2Excel will continue to provide all of the services clients have come to rely on with the same attention to detail and delivery excellence.

Key Differences Between Active and Passive Job Seekers

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With the employment market continuing to tighten, many companies are re-examining the differences between active and passive job seekers. An active job seeker is motivated to find a new job and actively searches for job opportunities.

Research Reveals Positive Outcomes from Recognizing Employee Service

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Total Recognition Takes Top Priority

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In our 5 Recognition Trends for 2015 eBook, we share our employee recognition insights and what your organization can do to see results. This is the third installment of a five-part blog series that covers each trend and its effect on employee engagement.

Managing Your Hiring Managers for Successful Recruiting

Are your hiring managers checked out in the recruiting process? Wish you could get them more involved and improve communication? Register for Newton’s upcoming webinar and learn a step by step action plan to keep them actively engaged in recruiting.

Recognition Changes Everything

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We think it is important to make employees feel valued; it’s our business to help other organizations do just that. Each day we are witness to moments of great employee achievements – big and small - and see how recognition of those moments has a powerful impact.

5 Steps To A Successful Employee Recognition Program

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Designing a program that engages your employees while motivating them to achieve organizational goals and initiatives should not be difficult. Through experience, we’ve determined the best recognition strategy includes a program design process that is broken out into five phases.

5 Effective RECOGNITION Characteristics

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Looking for a reason to recognize employees? Look up.

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We sometimes sit in amazement at the frequency with which we encounter employee recognition programs that aren’t tethered directly to a company’s enterprise strategy. Examples include recognition programs that reward values rather than behaviors that are linked to performance.

8 Tips for Recognizing and Rewarding Innovation

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Recognition can do more than just drive performance and engagement. It can encourage deep collaboration and drive innovation. With just 10 percent of organizations believing they are doing an adequate job of encouraging innovation, there is plenty of room for improvement.

The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

The Act of Recognition to Drive Engagement and Motivate Your Team

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How to Take Recognition to the Next Level

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Engage2Excel CEO, Phil Stewart and CES, Jack Wiley, recently joined The Brandon Hall Group’s Rachel Cooke and Michael Rochelle, and Vestrics’ President and CEO, Brian J. Kelly on HCMx Radio. Recognition Employee Performance Employee Engagement ROI

Making Recognition Memorable

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Recognition opportunities are abundant and come in many shapes and sizes. Whether big or small, recognizing excellent performance or acknowledging an achievement is the best way to encourage more of the same in the future.

Are You Onboard? The Critical Role of the First Year

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When most companies think about new hires, they think about paperwork and being ready for the employee’s first day - better known as orientation. Sure, new hires will need to know about their benefits and the company safety regulations; however, we want to talk about onboarding.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

3 Top Reasons Why Candidates         Accept Job Offers

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The offer acceptance rate is becoming an increasingly vital KPI for HR departments across all industry sectors. Offer Acceptance Rate (%) = (Number of Acceptances / Number of Offers) x 100.

Do Your Managers Know How to Give Good Recognition

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Why do many companies spend months developing and rolling out a recognition program, only to find that they have very poor participation rates? Many point to what the program didn’t include.

9 HR Trends to Watch for in 2016 (Part 1)

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The world is changing and so is how we work. When it comes to the field of HR, leaders and professionals need to be on the cutting edge of what is happening in today’s workplace, not to mention being flexible to that change. leadership HR Trends Change

The Workforce All-Star Lineup

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How well do you know the generations in your workforce? Each generation brings with it unique traits and characteristics, and the same can be true for what motivates and engages them. Find out what drives this all-star workforce lineup! Traditionalists. Baby Boomers. Generation X. Millennials.

Breaking Down 2017 Labor Law Complexities

Workplace employment issues continue to make news as state and local governments propose labor law legislation at a frenzied pace. This free e-guide analyzes years of labor law posting data to provide you with a look at the complexity of labor law compliance for businesses of all sizes.

Improving Leadership Skills to Drive Results

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In today’s workplace environment where doing more with less is the norm, managers are constantly being pushed to drive better results from their teams. This can prove to be difficult when you have some employees achieving and exceeding goals while others are barely reaching the end zone.

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Unleash the Power of Performance Recognition

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Looking for a way to help drive measurable business results within your organization? Look no further than your senior leadership team’s top priorities.

6 Employee Onboarding Tips

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In a previous post “ Make Your Employee Onboarding an Engaging Success ” I shared the strategy behind why onboarding programs are necessary. In this post, I am taking those strategies and listing six tips to make onboarding effective in your organization.

Reenergizing the Employee Service Anniversary Program

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Good news – the unemployment rate is at its lowest level in 10 years, and workers are staying at their current employer longer! According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014 Employee Tenure Report, years of tenure have increased over the past four years.

Getting the Org Chart to Deliver Your Strategy (Hint: No Restructuring Involved)

Driving your strategy isn't a matter of moving your org chart around (i.e. restructuring); it involves shifting the way your employees and leaders think and collaborate—so you can harness the power of a startling and dramatic new way of doing business.

The Links Between Recognition, Engagement, and Performance Get Stronger

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In our 5 Recognition Trends for 2015 eBook , we share our employee recognition insights and what your organization can do to see results. This post is the final installment of the five-part blog series that covers each trend and its effect on employee engagement.

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.

Employees Want Recognition To Be A Personal Experience

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In our 5 Recognition Trends for 2015 eBook , we share our employee recognition insights and what your organization can do to see results. This post is the fourth installment of a five-part blog series covering each trend and its effect on employee engagement.

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Surveys Matter, But Actions Matter More

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Surveys dominate the news these days. In the midst of one of the most unique primary seasons in U.S. electoral history, the results of voter surveys have upended the political process. Why is this? Engagement employee surveys stratgey

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Discover What Today’s Job Seekers Really Want

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Over the past few weeks we have released infographics highlighting results of a survey conducted through our Trendicators research arm that depict why candidates accept job offers and why employees seek employment elsewhere. These insights have been among our most popular research findings to date.

The Incentive to Be Well

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In our 5 Recognition Trends for 2015 eBook , we share our employee recognition insights and what your organization can do to see results. This five-part blog series will cover each trend and its effect on employee engagement.

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Brewing Coffee & Leaders

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If you''re like me and countless other people, you start your day with a cup of coffee. And for many, you stick to one brand. For me, it''s Starbucks.

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9 HR Trends to Watch for in 2016 (Part 2)

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Last week I covered four of the nine HR Trends from SHRM , and one thing is clear…change is happening. In the not so distant future, HR will not be just about HR anymore. It will be something more - complex, global and almost visionary-like. leadership HR Trends Change

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable: over the years, hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophisticated But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.