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Employee Engagement: The Time To Do It Is Now

January 29, 2018 in HR Best Practices

 

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now.” The same philosophy applies to employee engagement. The ideal time to deal with engagement was decades ago. Developing organizational culture takes time. Training managers takes time. But you know that. So, what do you do if employee engagement hasn’t […]

 

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What 2,700 U.S. Workers Want from Their Work

December 26, 2017 in HR Best Practices, News

 

As we inch closer to the end of the year, it’s natural to reflect on what we are grateful for in life. Many workers, it turns out, are not including their job on their gratitude list this year. How do we know? Gallup’s State of the American Workplace report found more than half (51%) of workers are […]

 

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Ask These 8 Questions to Fix Employee Turnover

December 11, 2017 in HR Best Practices

 

Employee Turnover Cause: Sour Supervisors? Employee turnover is affecting every organization in every industry from Iowa to India, from California to China. It doesn’t seem to matter if you are a small company or a multi-national, whether you’re selling food, clothes, and technology or providing healthcare to patients. Employee turnover is a growing problem. That […]

 

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Do Not Overlook This Powerful Recruiting Tool

October 16, 2017 in HR Best Practices

 

That Recruiting Tool is Paid Time Off Although Americans are notoriously bad for not taking their vacation time—even when they’ve accrued it–paid time off (PTO) remains one of the most attractive benefits employers can offer. So, when you’re hiring, don’t underestimate its importance as a recruiting tool. Having outdated PTO policies or offering minimal vacation, […]

 

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The Surprising Answer About Firing for Cultural Fit

October 2, 2017 in HR Best Practices

 

Question: We want to terminate an employee who doesn’t fit with our culture. Can we do this? Do you foresee any issues? Answer from Kyle, PHR: First things first, check your policies and any correspondence (like an offer letter) that have been given to the employee to ensure that you have established an at-will employment […]

 

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Career Needs vs Wants and Removing Pesky Shoulds

September 18, 2017 in Career and Job Search Tips

 

True Career Needs, Want or Should? Needs and wants are the foundations on which you set realistic and attainable goals.  If the goals that you are setting are what you really want or need out of life, you are motivated and more likely to achieve them.  If the goals you are setting are meeting someone […]

 

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Low Performers: How to Identify and Handle These Employees

September 4, 2017 in HR Best Practices

 

Low Performers: The Art of Identifying and Handling Them   A chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and a company is only as strong as its lowest-performing employees. At first, this analogy may appear to be an overreach–after all, how can one or even a handful of poorly performing workers affect the […]

 

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Kinsa CareerEdge August Webinars

July 31, 2017 in Webinars on Kinsa CareerEdge

 

  Register today for the following free webinars on Kinsa CareerEdge. Login or create an account; then click the WEBINAR Tab to reserve your spot.         Presentation Title:  People Talk – What Are They Saying About You? Date:  Tuesday, August 1st Time:  12:00 pm EST (9:00 am PST, 10:00 am MST, 11:00 am CST) […]

 

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