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HR Structure
June 1, 2016

How Aligned is Your HR Structure?

Human Resources can be a bit confusing as a department - with each organization creating a different HR alignment or structure for how we get things done. Are you in Recruiting or Talent Acquisition? Do you deliver training in Learning and Development, Training or Organizational Development? Or maybe you do…
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Metrics
May 25, 2016

HR Should Be a Profit Center

Even when I was doing my most strategic HR work, I still felt like I was constantly busy and not sure I was making a real impact. Every employee questions if they are adding value to the organization and their life. But, when I found myself questioning the impact of…
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Employee Engagement
May 18, 2016

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You about Employee Engagement

When you Google employee engagement, there are about 6,640,000 results of linked content. And all of that content can be easily summed up with one Wikipedia entry. There is information out there about every thing under the sun, in regards to employee engagement. But to steal a Dr. Phil phrase,…
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defining employee engagement
Employee Engagement
May 11, 2016

25 Years of This Thing We Call “Employee Engagement”

Apparently we are still celebrating the 25th anniversary of the coined term, employee engagement. 25 years, a quarter of a century, HR has been trying to achieve something that is still not quite defined. When you consider your employee engagement goals, are they concrete? Do you know exactly what “great…
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Employee Engagement
May 4, 2016

Transforming Employee Engagement: Starting Small

While there is no doubt that it’s past time to redefine the way we think about employee engagement, I was reminded this weekend at another conference, how important it is to start small. Microscopically small. When I look at all of the content out there about employee engagement – how…
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Employee Engagement
April 28, 2016

Employee Engagement: Held to a Different Standard?

Recently Bersin by Deloitte released their latest research indicating that employers spend approximately $720 million on employee engagement improvement annually. And that number has created a few shockwaves… (and some awesome reads like this one). As HR professionals, we know how much we emphasize “employee engagement.” If we don’t know…
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Employee Engagement
April 13, 2016

Demystifying Employee Engagement

Lately, the phrase “employee engagement” is starting to get worn out. HR professionals are using it to justify their work, decisions and well… anything that doesn’t fit nicely into another box. But while we’re constantly using the employee engagement to describe our actions, our colleagues outside of HR are starting…
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Employee Engagement
April 4, 2016

Employee Engagement Surveys: 3 Mistakes You’re Making

Spring is about sprung almost everywhere (minus the 60 inches of snow we got in March!), which means for many HR departments, it’s time to get serious about your employee engagement/culture survey. While every company is looking for different things when it comes to employee engagement to ensure your HR…
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Employee Communications
March 28, 2016

4 Questions to Evaluate Your Leaders’ Communications

How many times have you heard how important a leader is to your employees’ engagement? Even for your own engagement - your direct boss usually has more influence over your engagement than a leader in another department. The way your leader communicates, can very well be the deciding factor between…
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