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5 Career Path Questions For Your Boss

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Performance reviews and one-on-ones with management are excellent opportunities for employees who want to advance their careers. Despite this, many employees don’t make opportunity part of the one-on-one meeting with manager agenda, either due to nervousness on the part of the employee or a focus on immediate issues rather than long-term planning. DOWNLOAD THE E-BOOK: 51 Hacks to Become a Better Manager.

5 Must-See TED Talks to Improve your Employee Engagement

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Employee experience and engagement are at the forefront of every HR leader’s mind; whenever Gallup releases its employee engagement research , we are reminded of the consistently low levels of engagement that continue to burden organizations and leave HR teams scrambling.

The Astrological Guide to Great Management

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A great deal of work, dedication, training, and hard-earned life experience goes into becoming a great manager. But how much of your great manager potential is determined by fate? Let’s look to astrology, the world’s most popular meme, for the answer.

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5 Tips to Prepare for a Career-Growth Conversation

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With companies increasingly concerned with employee engagement, career development meetings have become more common. Career development itself has changed significantly over the last few decades. Gone are the days where a career path was a straight line up the corporate ladder; today’s employees favor opportunities to increase their skills and usefulness as much as (or more than) promotions. SEE ALSO: 51 Hacks to Become a Better Manager.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Future of Work, Now

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Most of us have experienced how the proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) is changing everything about the way we live, shop and communicate.

All You Need to Know About Employee Engagement Strategies

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Companies depend upon employee engagement for multiple reasons: higher productivity, better morale, lower turnover rates, and other, more ephemeral reasons, such as trust in management and self-confidence. Employment engagement strategies aim to foster engagement that’s in tune with company values and corporate culture. WEBINAR: Thinking Outside the Perks: Recruiting and Retention to Improve Employee Tenure. The Problem with Employee Engagement Strategies.

What HR Leaders Need to Know About The Growth Divide

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Innovation, productivity, and sustainable growth are a handful of typical priorities for HR leaders and executive teams. So why is there a huge disconnect between what employers and employees believe is necessary to support these priorities?

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Strategic HR vs Compliance HR: What’s the Difference?

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Compliance has traditionally been HR’s main focus and area of responsibility. HR is expected to ensure the company meets all legalities concerning employee treatment while making sure employees understand workplace handbooks, codes of contact, and similar issues. Compliance HR continues to have its place in modern human resources, but growing access to employee data has seen the rise of strategic HR and the alignment between human resources and company goals. Defining Compliance HR.

Strategies to Reduce Employee Turnover

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A great company culture goes beyond work perks. While those special perks (free gourmet lunches, for example) are thrilling for new hires and a great tool for recruiters, they aren’t enough to keep your best employees engaged over time.

2019 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

The unemployment rate has just hit 3.6%, the lowest jobless rate since 1969. Yet 50% of the time, the winning candidate hits the hiring manager’s inbox within 1 week when utilizing the BountyJobs platform. Download this report for a definitive collection of industry trends in critical hiring, brought to you by the world's leading recruiter engagement platform.

Top 5 Employee Engagement Trends for 2019

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Increases in technology and employee management strategies have driven home an important point: employee engagement is important to business success, and yet woefully ignored. Gallup reports only 15 percent of employees worldwide are engaged in their jobs. American workers are twice as likely to be engaged, but even so, that leaves 70 percent of employees who are disengaged at work. DOWNLOAD THE E-BOOK: 51 Hacks to Become a Better Manager.

Better Together: Performance and Engagement

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In today’s tight labor market, competition for talent is fierce. HR leaders know that to retain their best people, employee engagement is critical. Yet being able to keep a pulse of actual employee engagement is a struggle. It’s hard for companies to understand employee engagement on a continuous basis, and even harder for them to act on their engagement insights. We realized that we could help solve these customer problems by pairing engagement surveys with our performance solution.

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7 Career Conversations You Should Be Having

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According to a survey by Express Employment Professionals , 40 percent of employees consider a lack of career advancement in their existing companies as motivation for finding new employment. Further proof of the importance of career development to employees comes from a Gallup poll which revealed 59 percent of Millennials, 44 percent of Gen Xers, and 41 percent of baby boomers report career advancement and opportunities to learn new skills are important considerations when they apply for jobs.

8 Days of Feedback From Santa Claus

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Who is Santa, if not one of the world’s best managers? Somehow, the jolly old man manages to deliver presents to millions of children around the globe every year, all with a smile.

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.

The Next Big Thing for People Management

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If people are a company’s most precious resource, why are so many of the tools in today’s HR tech landscape so slow to identify why your employees are disengaged? According to Gallup , disengaged employees cost the U.S. between $450 billion to $550 billion per year in lost productivity.

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Announcing Reflektive’s 2018 Year in Review

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After 5 years as a company, we finally decided it was time to get to the bottom of important feedback trends. We sought to find answers to questions such as “What is the most popular day to give feedback?”, ”, and “Which day of the week people are most likely to give feedback?”

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5 Key Metrics to Measure Workplace Engagement

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Ask a CEO and an employee about engagement in the workplace and you can get two contradictory answers. The CEO might think his employees are happy and engaged while the employee is one bad day away from quitting. Without some method of employee engagement measurement, it’s easy to assume the best while discontent and disengagement eat away at your talent, your productivity, and your bottom line. DOWNLOAD THE E-BOOK: The Ultimate Guide to Employee Engagement Surveys.

#SXSW – Avoid Diversity Myths to Avoid Diversity Failures

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Though great strides have been made on diversity and inclusion in the workplace in recent years, there are still several misconceptions and myths that are preventing businesses from creating truly inclusive environments for their employees. Many of these myths come from a lack of understanding about the overall goal of D&I efforts, so in an effort to clarify these misconceptions, Jason R. Lambert, Ph.D, and Joy Leopold, Ph.D

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.

Diversity and Inclusion Fatigue: The Hidden Barriers to a Successful D&I Program

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Many companies want to make diversity and inclusion a priority within their organization, but few know how to successfully to do so. Those that attempt to implement D&I programs eventually face fatigue in their efforts and often end up neglecting either the diversity or the inclusion aspects of said program.

How to Bridge the Growth Divide for More Business and Employee Success

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The Reflektive and Wakefield Research webinar on May 8th about the Growth Divide study and insights was a hit with 96% of attendees scoring it a 4 or 5. We appreciate this feedback and suggest you tune into the webinar, now on demand.

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Is Performance Management Broken? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Extensive research in the past few years has focused on improving and gauging success of traditional performance management methods. But even with upgrades like 360 reviews and calibration, performance management falls short of accurately measuring performance due to persistent bias.

How to Ask for a Raise Before Your Check-In or Review

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You’d like a raise. Heck, you deserve a raise. Unfortunately, your annual performance review is months away. Do you wait until then to bring up your reasons to ask for a raise, or do you bite the bullet and ask for a promotion right now? Yes, approaching management about increased pay can be nerve wracking, and asking for a raise outside of an annual performance review is unusual. Such requests do happen, however, and do get approved.

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.

How to Get Started with HR Analytics in 5 Steps

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Human resources once based human capital issues on intuition. Feelings and “gut instincts” were the deciding factors when evaluating attrition rates, performance appraisals, promotions, and other important decisions. DOWNLOAD THE E-BOOK: The Executive’s Guide to People Insights . While emotional intelligence has long played–and continues to play–an important role in HR/employee relationships, it’s not overly useful when dealing with data-driven issues.

Why Ranking Employees Against Each Other Doesn’t Work

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Feedback and evaluation are key to organizational success. We must know how we’re performing at our jobs in order to continuously improve and keep our organization moving forward. At one point, we all used benchmarks: From childhood through higher education, we had clear grades presented to us multiple times a year to let us know exactly where we stood in comparison to a mandated rubric. Feedback and evaluation are key to organizational success. Click To Tweet.

Five HR Trends that Will Define 2019

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In this competitive talent landscape, it’s vital to stay current on—or ahead of—the latest HR trends. In looking ahead to 2019, what can HR professionals expect to see? SEE ALSO: How to Effectively Change Performance Management. The Growth of People Analytics. The Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report found that 84% of executives consider people analytics to be a high priority for their organizations.

What Your Employees Really Want [RESEARCH]

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New data reveals a significant gap between what employees expect and what companies deliver when it comes to performance management and growth. At Reflektive, we call this the Growth Divide. I recently shared with HR Technologist the key steps to address the gap.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

3 Reasons Why Engagement Surveys are Broken

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It’s no secret that companies are prioritizing employee engagement. Consider this: organizations invest nearly $720 million annually on efforts to improve engagement, according to Bersin. But despite those efforts, employee engagement hasn’t budged, hovering around 30 percent for nearly 15 years. And one of the most common and costly engagement methods—employee surveys—hasn’t delivered on its promise.

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How to Deliver Effective Peer-to-Peer Feedback

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Many employees struggle to write feedback about colleagues, and understandably so. Whether it’s because they’re worried about how their feedback will be perceived, don’t want to cause tension in a close working relationship, or feel uncomfortable reviewing a peer, the process is a source of anxiety for many. We’re here to put your mind at ease about peer-to-peer feedback.

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How to Lose an Employee in 10 Days

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The famous saying goes, “employees don’t leave their jobs, they leave their managers.” In fact, according to Gallup, 75% of the reasons people quit comes down to their managers. This matters because employee turnover is incredibly costly for organizations. SHRM reports that replacing a salaried employee costs an organization between 6 to 9 months of an employee’s salary on average. If you’re looking to increase your costs (!) and lose more employees (!!),

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How to Implement Successful Organizational Change in 8 Steps

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Dana Carvey, playing Garth in Wayne’s World, once announced: “we fear change.” That single throwaway line in a movie from the early nineties is a remarkably accurate summation of how employees feel about change. Change is scary. Change disrupts workplace routines and makes employees unsure of where they stand. Employee resistance to change can often be traced back to fear and uncertainty–even when change benefits employees. SEE ALSO: Ultimate Guide to Employee Check-Ins.

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5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.