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Development & Evaluation, Engagement

5 Steps for Linking Employee Engagement to Business Outcomes

December 12, 2017

Via: Ere Media

When it comes to employee engagement surveys, you don’t always get what you pay for. Consider this: Many years ago, a municipal organization I worked with in a previous role spent $150,000 on an employee engagement survey. The results were […]


Research, Software

9 Reasons to Invest in Benefits You’re Not Offering Now

December 12, 2017

Via: Ere Media

So you’ve survived open enrollment. Now that you’re finished fielding 10,000 questions about health care plans, you can start looking ahead to 2018. New Year. New Benefits … amirite?! The stretch between open enrollment and the holidays is a fine […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Want more women applicants? Shake up your recruiting practices

December 12, 2017

Via: HR Dive

Fairygodboss’ findings align with what others have said: recruitment strategies must shift to address the needs of the candidates you want to attract. If you’re only advertising on social media sites, you may be missing older workers. If you’re looking […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

5 HR Best Practices That Never Go Out of Style

December 11, 2017

Via: Spark

Remember when there was no Human Resources Department or HR best practices? There was simply a “personnel department,” often led by a stern person in a stuffy suit (at least according to television and movies). Personnel did hiring and firing […]


News

The US Department of Labor is not going easy on employers

December 11, 2017

Via: Omega HR Solutions

Lest you think that a change in administration from Obama to Trump has softened the government’s stance on wage violations, let me give you some new release headlines to make you think differently. From the News Releases page on the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Move Over Retention, It’s All About Attraction Now

December 6, 2017

Via: Ere Media

Retention is a key metric for most companies. Particularly when it comes to retaining the top performing people, tracking turnover can uncover problems as well as identify successful practices and managers. But for how much longer will retention be a […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Why building a ‘culture of health’ can improve employee engagement

December 5, 2017

Via: HR Dive

Building a culture of wellness, and not just offering a wellness program, is a way to engage employees. After all, a truly effective work culture is one that enables employees to work to the best of their ability by creating […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Good Leaders Can Redefine Training to Help Transform Workplace Culture

December 4, 2017

Via: Workforce

Only a handful of children will make a varsity team without an involved cheerleader in their lives spurring them on and driving accountability. You’ll likely never see a child make it to the Olympics without a parental figure taking an […]


Research, Software

How to Use Employee Exit Interviews to Improve Your Business

December 4, 2017

Via: Omega HR Solutions

We are starting the week with a guest post from writer Ashley Wilson. An exit interview is a valuable tool that very often is not used, especially in smaller companies. Ms. Wilson gives us some excellent tips for their proper […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Engagement

Rebuilding Your Talent Pipeline to Be Candidate-Centric

December 2, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

A solid talent pipeline is not just the key to faster hiring; it’s also necessary if you want to hire the talent your organization will need in the future. Unfortunately, 87% of companies struggle to build a talent pipeline. So, […]