Posts Tagged ‘employee engagement’

Hottest Thing Going—Summer Fridays

When the temperature rises, productivity goes down.  Summer Fridays are a hot entry for companies looking for new engagement opportunities. There was a time when companies carefully tracked holiday and vacation time.  Today, while back office software products can do just that, smart human resource managers are looking at how to use time to improve…

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Employee Engagement: What Is The Best Way To Measure?

Employee engagement is crucial to any business. In fact, when Glassdoor came out with their Top 50 Places to World of 2015, the characteristic that stood out the most wasn’t salary or benefits, but how well the company was able to challenge and excite their employees. If you want your business to create fantastic products,…

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Employee Engagement – How Do We Get There?

Let’s talk about engagement—how do you keep valued employees, increase performance, and reduce turnover? In a post-recession economy, it is a priority to build a responsive company culture that engages your workers.  After years of cost cuts, critical work to create engagement and retention strategies is ahead for HR professionals. According to a recent Gallup…

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Social Recruiting – The Value of Facebook In Talent Acquisition

Facebook is still the largest social media platform with almost three times as many users as other platforms including LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest. While user engagement is stagnant on other sites, Facebook’s level of engagement continues to grow with a current rate of 70% of users engaging daily. Marketing has certainly found a venue for…

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Recognize To Engage: How Recognition and Engagement Can Keep Critical Talent

Strategies to increase retention are now becoming the top priority for businesses looking to not only survive the rebounding economy, but grow and prosper. Aberdeen Group, a research and analysis company, recently published a brief on engaging employees. The report included a breakdown of items companies have identified as pressing growth and performance challenges for their businesses.

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Wake Up Call: Managers Stand to Lose Key Talent in 2011

The results of a recent survey by Right Management, a division of Manpower, Inc., may be a depressingly foreshadowing to U.S. employers. According to the poll, 84% of employees that participated in the survey plan to actively pursue other employment options in 2011. This is a significant increase from the 2010 statistic of 60%. Only 5% stated their intent was to remain in their current positions. This is staggering!

The desire for change is credited to employee dissatisfaction and discontent.

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Seeing Green: Figuring Salary's Part In Hiring And Retention

Money money money. Famed writer Leo Rosten once said that money can’t buy happiness, but neither can poverty. Money is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. With the state of the current economy, it’s more important than ever. Working for a company that you love or in a job that you are passionate about are luxuries that are becoming rare. In this day and age, making as much as possible and putting food on the table is the key to survival.

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