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April 3, 2019

4 Steps to Becoming a People-First Culture

For the past five to 10 years, incorporating the idea of being a “people-first” culture spread like a wild fire throughout company mission statements and values. Do any of these sound familiar? We put our people first. We care about our employees. We are committed to providing a good company…
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Employee EngagementFuture of HRMetrics
March 20, 2019

One HR Metric, Interpreted 5 Ways (fail!)

One of the most overlooked realities when it comes to HR metrics, is the importance of the story around the number you share. This is why so many of our HR dashboards and metrics updates, live a very quick death never to be looked at or referred to as useful…
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Employee EngagementFuture of HRMetrics
February 20, 2019

How an HR Department of One Used HR Metrics to Increase Retention

It’s true that all HR metrics are not created equal. Just like any other type of statistic or measurement, the numbers only matter if they are helping you determine the right solution. For example, if your company tracks your employee turnover rate – without carving out voluntary, key talent, and…
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October 30, 2018

What is this thing, the “Employee Experience?”

Over the past few years as HR embarks on the next H(R)evolution, HR has continued to look for ways to expand employee engagement to include the overall employee experience. While like engagement, the definition of employee experience varies based on who you ask and where you work, the overall intent…
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June 15, 2016

HR’s “Seat at the Table”

During that last 25 years of HR, one of the big aspects has been, and continues to be that Human Resources wants “a seat at the table,” meaning its leaders are getting invited to major decision-making meetings with a revenue focus. Traditionally, HR leaders are not invited to such meetings, because…
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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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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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