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How the Great Resignation Has Impacted 10 Industries

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TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP // Getty Images. Record-breaking numbers of people are leaving their jobs, particularly low-wage workers. More than 4.5 million people quit their jobs in November 2021, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, a quit rate of 3% across industries.

Elderwood Uses Kazoo to Incentivize COVID-19 Vaccination

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Users of the Kazoo platform are familiar with Incentives — the capability that enables employees to earn rewards points for completing activities that support your company culture, like earning safety certifications, participating in wellness programs, and more.

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Your Company’s Full-Remote for Coronavirus: What To Do Next

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To combat coronavirus and flatten the curve, companies have made the transition to full-remote — in some cases, before they were fully prepared. . Now, it’s time to pick up the pieces.

We’re closing our office for one week over winter break – and here’s why you should, too

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Twice a year, WorkTango closes our offices so our employees can enjoy a company-wide vacation. This winter, WorkTango will be closed from December 26th through December 30, 2022. . While unlimited vacation is a valuable benefit to offer employees, it’s not perfect.

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.

What will Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) look like in 2023?

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What will workplace Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) look like in 2023? We polled our WorkTango executive leaders (CEO Patrick Manzo, Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer Rob Catalano, and Chief Operating Officer Monique McDonough) about their key predictions. .

HR Passion Series #13: Barbara Lovejoy, Director of OD at FastMed Urgent Care

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We’re happy to bring you insights and inspirations from esteemed HR Professionals. We’ve created the HR Passion Series as a medium to connect individuals in the HR World, to learn from each other, create community, and inspire.

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2023 Predictions: Employee Experience Trends

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In these days of continued robust change, WorkTango asked our executive leaders who collectively share more than 50 years of HR industry experience about their key predictions for 2023. This is the 2nd in a 4-part 2023 blog series.

[Podcast] Managing Culture Change During Times Of Significant Growth with Daniel Chait

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What if you could surround yourself with an amazing team? People you actually like and help motivate and inspire you. We know culture is important, but Daniel Chait , CEO of Greenhouse, thinks the best way to impact corporate culture begins with hiring. Daniel and Greenhouse have had the lofty task of maintaining a prosperous culture while experiencing dynamic growth.

[Podcast] Managing Culture Change During Times Of Significant Growth with Daniel Chait

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What if you could surround yourself with an amazing team? People you actually like and help motivate and inspire you. We know culture is important, but Daniel Chait , CEO of Greenhouse, thinks the best way to impact corporate culture begins with hiring. Daniel and Greenhouse have had the lofty task of maintaining a prosperous culture while experiencing dynamic growth.

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.

History of Diversity and Inclusion Policies in the Workplace

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Armstrong Roberts/ClassicStock // Getty Images. by Tai Gooden. Over the past 100 years, the U.S. workforce has changed dramatically. While initially male-dominated as women took on more “traditional” roles within the home, the onset of World War II shifted this dynamic.

Work Just Got Better: Kazoo Acquires WorkTango

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Since 2019 , Kazoo’s been changing workplaces worldwide with our leading employee experience platform. And today, it just got better. .

Workplace Wellbeing: How psychological safety & great managers create the best places to work

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“Employee mental health” may be a buzzword of the year — but for good reason. . Anxiety and depression continue to siphon a trillion dollars annually from the world economy. 1 in 5 adults suffers from a mental health challenge (and less than half are receiving care). .

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The Staffing Industry Engagement Struggle is Real

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A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending Staffing Industry Analysts’ 25th annual Executive Forum in delightfully warm and sunny Phoenix. During my long tenure at Fieldglass I went to dozens of SIA conferences that catered to corporate buyers of staffing and consulting services, but this was my first in-depth look at the staffing side of the equation.

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.

Meet Kazoo’s CEO, Patrick Manzo

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Kazoo is excited to welcome CEO Patrick Manzo! Patrick comes to Kazoo after spending the last three years at Skillsoft , where he most recently served as Chief Revenue Officer.

Meet Kazoo’s Chief Strategy Officer, Rob Catalano

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We’re so excited to introduce you to Rob Catalano! Rob is Kazoo’s new Chief Strategy Officer, and co-founder of WorkTango , an industry leader in employee voice technology. In 2020, Rob was named one of the Top 100 Global Employee Engagement Influencers.

Two Truths and a Lie about Employee Engagement

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We’re all familiar with this game, right? Often played at parties, it’s a great way to get to know someone or learn new things about old friends. Let’s apply it to increasing employee engagement , something that still eludes many HR leaders. Below we’ll share three stats that have come from news articles within the last few weeks. Then, it’s up to you to choose which two are true and which one is false. A Gallup poll found that 13% of workers are considered engaged.

How Having Goals Makes Us Happier and Healthier

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Employee health has always been a corporate concern, in large part because of its effect on overall productivity. But in recent years, we’ve seen the subject of wellness rise meteorically, from the files of the benefits department straight to the very top of the C-suite.

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.

How Can the Staffing Industry Use Technology to Engage and Develop a Disparate Workforce

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In my post a few weeks ago I recapped the sessions at the Executive Forum that focused on engagement. The discussions I had at the event furthered my thinking that there are a few interesting ways the staffing industry (including firms, MSPs and RPO providers) can leverage a technology platform to engage and develop their employees and the workers they place. Overhaul the internal employee review process in the staffing industry.

How Can the Staffing Industry Use Technology to Engage and Develop a Disparate Workforce

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In my post a few weeks ago I recapped the sessions at the Executive Forum that focused on engagement. The discussions I had at the event furthered my thinking that there are a few interesting ways that staffing firms, MSPs and RPO providers can leverage a technology platform to engage and develop their employees and the workers they place. Overhaul the internal employee review process.

That Feeling You Get When Giving and Receiving Recognition

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There’s something magical that happens when we wholeheartedly thank someone in a meaningful way — I mean a flow-blown THANK YOU that comes from the heart. The magic occurs on both the giving and receiving ends. According to UCLA neuroscientist Alex Korb , the “magic” of gratitude isn’t magic at all. Feelings of gratitude trigger the release of dopamine, a neurotransmitter linked to enjoyment, focus, and euphoria.

Meet the New WorkTango

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Today, we are thrilled to announce that we are continuing our passion for improving lives at work by unifying Kazoo and WorkTango under one new brand identity: WorkTango. Our refreshed (new) look.

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.

Meet the New WorkTango

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Today, we are thrilled to announce that we are continuing our passion for improving lives at work by unifying Kazoo and WorkTango under one new brand identity: WorkTango. Our refreshed (new) look.

Meet Monique McDonough, Our New COO

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It’s been a busy year here at Kazoo , and we’re excited to welcome Monique McDonough to the leadership team as our new COO.

Two Truths and a Lie about Employee Engagement

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We’re all familiar with this game, right? Often played at parties, it’s a great way to get to know someone or learn new things about old friends. Let’s apply it to increasing employee engagement , something that still eludes many HR leaders. Below we’ll share three stats that have come from news articles within the last few weeks. Then, it’s up to you to choose which two are true and which one is false. A Gallup poll found that 13% of workers are considered engaged.

News You Might Have Missed – May 31

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Check out a few of the recent stories that caught our eye as well and HR industry news you might have missed. Stay tuned every few weeks as we give you a rundown of the industry news you might have missed. If Managers Aren’t Engaged, Do You Think Workers Are? Engagement is linked to productivity, retention, morale and innovation. But if your managers aren’t engaged, their direct reports won’t be, either.

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.

McKinsey Reveals: Leaders Are Wrong About Why Employees Quit

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You might have heard about a little phenomenon called The Great Resignation. In August 2021, the number of people who quit their jobs hit a new record. A nd that number continues to climb.

11 Employee Reward Ideas Working Moms Actually Want

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Studies over the past year agree: Nobody shouldered the burden of the pandemic like working moms. In addition to performing 72.6% more unpaid childcare in the home than men, women’s jobs have been 1.8x more vulnerable than men’s jobs in the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Ultimate Employee Experience Trifecta

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When employees know their organization cares about them, they care more about their work. That’s why e mployees in companies that prioritize employee experience (EX) are more likely to outperform expectations. In short: Happy employees make better companies.

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New! Kazoo-ADP Integration Makes Data Even Easier

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At Kazoo, we love our HR administrators. As a small token of our affection, we’ve released a new ADP Workforce Now® API integration for ADP® clients. This new integration makes it easy-peasy to sync your HRIS employee data with the Kazoo Employee Experience platform.

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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!

12 Tips for Virtual Talent Acquisition and Employee Onboarding

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New Candidate Experience During The Pandemic. Talent acquisition, more specifically finding the right skills and candidates to fit your organization’s needs and culture is always going to be a challenge, regardless of the times. Where do you find them? How do you connect?

12 Tips for Virtual Talent Acquisition and Employee Onboarding

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New Candidate Experience During The Pandemic. Talent acquisition, more specifically finding the right skills and candidates to fit your organization’s needs and culture is always going to be a challenge, regardless of the times. Where do you find them? How do you connect?

Wellness Programs Matter. Here’s How We Set Them Up for Success

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If we’ve learned one thing over the past year, it’s that health and wellness are foundational not only to personal quality of life, but also to organizational health.

Product Announcement: Introducing Special Recognition

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Get ready to make recognition and rewards even more special with Kazoo’s Special Recognition. Plus our new Special Catalogs!). Introducing Special Recognition.

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.