Employer Branding

Competition for talent is fierce, and employer branding – or communicating why your company is a great place to work – is becoming a more sophisticated and more critical part of a recruiting strategy....
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Five Ways Learning Managers Can Make a Strategic Contribution

The reality of business today means that organizations will have to grow the talent they need when they can't find it. Developing talent internally over the long term will be most of the solution. You'll...
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Eight Recommendations for Turning Engagement Measurement into Results

Engaged employees perform better, stay longer, keep customers happier, and boost company revenue. That's why it's critical to embed employee engagement deeply into your culture. What practical steps can...
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Learning and Analytics

You'll probably always have gaps between your strategic goals and your workforce's capabilities. Training your workers can help, but in isolation it won't fully bridge the critical capability gaps. All...
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Braun Electric Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit; Company Ignored Reports, EEOC Says

Don’t turn a blind eye to reports of sexual harassment or stick your head in the sand, pretending not to know that anything unsavory is going on. When an employee complaints that a manager is harassing...
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‘5 Best Practices for Getting Your Employees Productive from Day One’

Welcoming a new employee into your company is always a happy occasion. After all of the phone conversations, interviews, background checks and other formalities, it feels really good to know that you've...
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Novel approach for getting a raise: Ask on behalf of everybody

Gotta give Tyrel Oates credit. He’s taken a unique approach to increasing his salary — he wants all his co-workers to get a raise, too. All 300,000 of them.   Oates, who works for a branch...
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More workers staying home after coming down with flu

Looks like there’ll be fewer people coming into work despite having the flu this year.   For the first time in five years, the number of employees that said they go to work with flu has dropped...
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DOL: New overtime regs are ‘months away’

HR pros were expecting to sit down to Thanksgiving dinner with new overtime regulations and “white collar” exemptions in hand. But now, the Department of Labor (DOL) is saying that won’t...
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Get Productive! Boosting Your Productivity And Getting Things Done eBook (usually $14.99) FREE for a limited time!

For anyone who’s felt valuable time frittered away in checking emails or answering wrong phone numbers, or listening to a coworker giving you a minute-by-minute account of their previous night’s...
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