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Breaking Free from Multitasking with Online Learning

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Online learning is making its way into many organizations' recognition strategies. It has potential to help increase employee engagement, but in order to do so, it needs to be approached in the right way.

2020 Recruiting Trends: Technology and Human Connection Drive Recruiting Success

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At the HR Technology conference this year, HR analyst Josh Bersin observed that while HR technology is rapidly changing across the board, the most dynamic area of growth is in recruiting technology.

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Groundbreaking research from Dr. Jack Wiley reveals eight keys for managerial effectiveness

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Few variables have greater influence over employee productivity and retention than the relationship between employees and their immediate supervisor. However, until now, what employees want most from their managers has not been the subject of concentrated and comprehensive scientific analysis.

Recognition Trends: Creating a People-Centric Culture

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Recognition has always been an important strategy for employee engagement, but recently we have seen a shift in culture that emphasizes the positive impacts of recognition for business outcomes.

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Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

How to Attract, Engage and Retain Top Candidates When You’re Not Google

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In April, the national unemployment rate dropped to 3.6% , the lowest it’s been in over a decade. That’s excellent news for the economy (and for people who need to support their families), but it also means that competition for talent has reached cutthroat intensity.

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6 Practical Ways to Delight Candidates During the Recruitment Process

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If you’re not paying attention to your candidate experience, you’re losing talent. Candidate experience matters, and not just for the people who end up working for you.

How To Get Employees to Use Your Recognition Programs

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As we enter a new year, your organization may also be implementing a new recognition strategy. We all know what it takes to make a recognition program successful - employee participation.

Great Leaders Are Great at Recognizing People

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Do you know what sets exceptional leaders apart from their peers? We know there are certain characteristics that all leaders share, but there is one trait that makes a leader go from good to great.

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Three Qualities of Successful People Managers

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The Monday funk is a real thing for many workers, for various valid reasons. For example, you could be dreading the long list of tasks you are trying to chip away at, or you have back to back meetings.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Create Engaging New Employee Experiences with These 5 Onboarding Strategies

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Do you remember the day you first started your job? It was probably a whirlwind of activity: signing forms, meeting colleagues, taking a tour of the building, completing orientation – and, of course, figuring out the coffee maker.

Inspiring Your People to Do Great Things

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As we head into the Thanksgiving holiday, we are thankful for many things such as our clients and our success. But most of all we are thankful for our people.

The Simple Key to Designing a Workplace Recognition Strategy That Gets Results

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Let’s say you have two employees who have similar jobs and similar tenure with your company. We’ll call them John and Jason. John thrives on interaction with his peers and he’s usually the one to speak up first in a brainstorming session.

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 to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

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.

How Meaningful First Impressions Reduce Turnover in the First Month of Employment

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First impressions matter. Just ask the movie industry. A bad trailer, a couple of negative reviews or a poorly chosen title can doom a movie to lose millions at the box office and live out its DVD existence in the bottom of a bargain bin at Walmart.

Show RESPECT by Telling the Truth

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Throughout this blog series, based on Dr. Jack Wiley’s paper Suggested Actions for Human Resources to Create a Better Employee Experience , we have explored the different dimensions that are at the heart of the employee experience and provided strategies for incorporating this RESPECT framework into your organization’s daily practices. communication Performance Feedback organizational goals RESPECT truth trusting leadership feedback honesty job performance trust

Enhance the Career Experience with eCards

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It’s officially the time of year where “Hocus Pocus” seems to play on a loop 24/7. This iconic film sets the tone for the beginning of the holiday season and offers some delightful quips and quotes from the Sanderson sisters.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

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 !

5 Skills That Set Employees Apart in the Age of AI

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Imagine a doctor’s office where diagnostic images were scanned for anomalies not by a doctor, but by a machine. Think about the implications of a marketing application that can determine the emotions of customers based on written reviews.

Tips for Being Text Savvy in Recruiting

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“That’s an amazing invention , but who would ever want to use one of them?” This is what President Hayes said to Alexander Graham Bell when he first saw the telephone in 1876. Now, fast forward over a century, and answer this question: what was the first thing you did when you woke up this morning?

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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Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

The Evolution of the Employee Survey: How to Empower Your Workforce with Compelling Experiences

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Depending on which surveys you look at, somewhere between 70% to 85% of employees in the workforce are not engaged. Those are discouraging numbers for employers, because disengaged employees score lower in productivity metrics than they should.

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Honoring America’s Workers – in September and Beyond

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It’s been a national holiday for 125 years now. Labor Day is something that many people look forward to as it marks the beginning of one of the best seasons of the year – football.

Three Ways to Keep Recognition at the Forefront in a Remote Workforce World

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By now it’s widely known that flexible work options, including the ability to work remotely, are near the top of today’s job seekers’ wish lists. Our own survey report on The Remote Workforce found that nearly 75% of millennials have expressed a desire to have more opportunities to work remotely.

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The Power of Job Branding

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Most people in the recruiting space agree that employment branding is as important to recruiters as product branding is to marketers. By taking the idea one step further and branding each job as you go to market, you'll see an impact in three powerful ways.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.

Using On-Demand Recruiting to Meet Hiring Needs

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Finding the right candidate – especially when you need to fill a position fast – is like searching for a particular fish in the ocean. Sure, there might be plenty of fish out there, but they’re not all the same.

Boost Engagement and Retention With Strategic Exit Interviews

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Flexible working hours. Supportive managers. Permission to head home when your work is finished, even if it’s before 5:00. Cultural elements like these strongly influence employee engagement on the job, and hopefully, the people you hire will be a good fit for the culture you’ve designed.

Take an Einstein Approach to Education and Career Growth

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“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” Albert Einstein sure knew what he was talking about here.

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Goal Check! How to Help Employees Stay on Track and Achieve Their Goals This Year

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We’re halfway through the year. January seems like a long time ago and December is still a long way out. But the clock is ticking toward Q4, and that means it’s time for a goal check-in. It’s easy to set ambitious goals in January, but how are you doing on them now? How about your employees?

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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.

Techniques to Help Accelerate Engagement Throughout the Recruiting Process

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The data makes it clear that organizations that cultivate high levels of engagement also deliver exceptional performance regarding productivity, revenue, profitability, retention, customer service and other key metrics.