Category: Engagement

Generally speaking, engagement is how much your employees are active within their jobs. An engaged employee enjoys their job, fits well within its culture, and actively tries to improve his or her organization.

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What Causes Negative Morale?

Negative or low morale among employees can be problematic for employers, and equally so for recruiters who are trying to promote the company’s culture in a positive way. Not only does it lead to an unhappy workplace, but it can also cause increased turnover and decreased productivity. And unfortunately, it can be difficult to fully […]

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Should You Implement a 4-Day Workweek?

Modern-day employees claim they want a better work/life balance and more flexible work schedules; one such flexible schedule is a 4-day workweek, during which employees work 35 to 40 hours in 4 days instead of the traditional 5.

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5 Ways to Build Emotional Connections Across Your Company

For employees to perform at their highest levels and be dedicated to the collective success of the organization, they must love where they work. That requires something deeper and longer lasting than increasing salaries, offering huge bonuses, or investing in the latest engagement tools.

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How to Retain Young Talent in a Job-Hopping Culture

There used to be an unspoken social contract between employers and employees. If the latter worked hard and stayed committed, the workplace would provide pay, job security, and even pensions. But that model supported a different time—one when the job supported basic goals, such as getting married, starting a family, and owning a home.

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Innovative Approaches to Attracting Talent

It is no secret that there is a “war for talent” in the business world to attract the best and the brightest. As this fight continues, and although some of the same best practices we have known for decades still apply, there are other cool, innovative approaches that organizations have successfully used in ensuring the […]

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Are You Making Workers Head for the Hills?

In a tight labor market, the last thing you want to be doing is driving your employees out. Finding skilled talent is proving to be extremely difficult, therefore employers must rely on retention strategies to keep workers sticking around. Knowing what your workers want, and what’s causing them to leave, is the first step in […]

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7 Talent Management Trends Worth Watching

As the new year progresses, it’s a perfect time to reflect and reassess personally and professionally. Businesses use strategic planning and budgets to reflect that same thinking at an enterprise level. However, all too often those choices are rushed—and even forced—based on constraints and lack of time. More importantly, people tend to be considered last […]