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07/22/2014: What’s Your Word for Your Attitude about Your Work?

Recognize This! – Happiness at work is all about your chosen attitude.

If I asked you to describe your attitude towards your work in one word, what would it be? Setting aside for a moment your feelings for work, the English language admittedly makes this difficult. German, for example, is a fascinating…

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Added by Derek Irvine on July 22, 2014 at 4:19pm — No Comments

07/17/2014: Happy Check! – An Instant Employee Engagement Benchmark

Recognize This! – In-the-moment knowledge of employee engagement levels can deliver tremendous dividends for project success.

Did you ever wish you could instantly and easily assess an employee’s engagement level at any time, any place around the world? What about having a readily available benchmark tool that’s universally…

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Added by Derek Irvine on July 18, 2014 at 10:17am — No Comments

Closing the Gap in Talent Management Systems

  • Recruitment
  • Onboarding
  • Performance
  • Training and Development
  • Succession Planning
  • Offboarding

Yes, the very best Talent Management systems are designed to handle the complete lifecycle of your workforce.…

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Added by Richard Teed on April 9, 2014 at 3:14pm — No Comments

5 Lessons Learned from Employee Reactions to “Employee Appreciation Day”

Recognize This! – A culture of recognition relies on employee perception of ongoing appreciation and acknowledgment of exceptional behaviors, effort and results.

In honor of Employee Appreciation Day last Friday, my CEO Eric Mosley shared …

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Added by Derek Irvine on March 13, 2014 at 4:19pm — No Comments

Using HR HelpDesk for Talent Management Processes

One of the hottest HR Shared Services products today is talent management software.  Designed to manage the entire lifecycle of employee tenure within an organization, these solutions have become one of the most high-demand systems for corporations large and small.  However, as they…

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Added by Richard Teed on December 10, 2013 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Stack-Ranking Employees (aka rating on the Bell Curve system)

For many years, large companies such as Microsoft, GE and others have rated their workforce on a bell curve system, which dictates how employees in a review period are ranked within their given group. More importantly, it limits how many can be ranked above average, and requires a certain % to be graded below average. Even if the entire team and every individual outperforms their goals!



The image below provides an example of GE’s stack-rank policy:…

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Added by Richard Teed on November 14, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Book Review: Employee Engagement for Everyone Recognize This! – A quick, practical guide to pursuing engagement for yourself and creating an engaging work environment for everyone, Kevin Kruse’s late…

Book Review: Employee Engagement for Everyone

Recognize This! – A quick, practical guide to pursuing engagement for yourself and creating an engaging work environment for everyone, Kevin Kruse’s latest book is well worth the read.

With employee engagement research, studies…

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Added by Derek Irvine on August 1, 2013 at 3:50pm — No Comments

3 Reasons Why Employee Appreciation Day Irritates Me

Recognize This! – Employee appreciation should happen every day.

Today is Employee Appreciation Day. This irritates me. The fact of my irritation may surprise regular readers who know that employee appreciation and recognition are very important to me. There are three simple reasons why Employee Appreciation…

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Added by Derek Irvine on March 1, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Employee Engagement — Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back in the Water

For a while, it seemed that American business was federally required to include something about employee engagement in every single human resources and talent management conference or publication. Then the recession hit.



Employee engagement took a back seat to nearly every other aspect of trying to navigate a successful business and do more with less. HR and its related operations were no exception. Then the economy began to recover — however slowly and unevenly — and employee…

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Added by Richard Teed on February 26, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Tackling Sickness Absence with Occupational Health Benefits

Employers looking at improving their bottom line should look to improve employee sickness attendance rate with a comprehensive occupational health benefits package. 

An independent government review Health at work – an independent review of sickness absence by Dame Carol Black and David Frost of the British Chambers of Commerce discovered some worrying trends on sickness absence. They found that 140 million…

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Added by Enrich Employee Benefits on May 17, 2012 at 4:30am — No Comments

Are You Wasting 35% of Payroll Every Year by Ignoring Employee Engagement?

Recognize This! – Lack of employee engagement costs you 35% of your payroll, or up to $17.5 Million annually in a 1,000 person organization.

Like organization culture, employee engagement is a frequent topic of mine. Indeed, creating a culture of recognition is a foundational element to creating an environment in which employees choose to engage. Hallmarks of just such an engaging culture are…

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Added by Derek Irvine on March 27, 2012 at 12:44pm — No Comments

Social Networking and HR

How social networks can extend the reach of the Human Resources Department

Anyone who thinks online social networking sites are just a passing fad needs to consider a few cold hard statistics. Facebook alone claims over 800 million users worldwide. That’s more than twice the total US population! It also happens to be more than the combined populations of France, Italy, Germany, UK, Ireland, Russia, Spain, Belgium, Greece, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Canada, Mexico,…

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Added by Richard Teed on February 22, 2012 at 12:35pm — 1 Comment

The Importance of Further Training and Education for Employees

The Importance of Further Training and Education for Employees Businesses today must do everything possible to stay competitive and maintain a highly skilled, motivated staff. Despite today’s very competitive job market, employees often have little hesitation when it comes to searching for a new job if they become unhappy with their current employer. In order to keep employees satisfied, boost morale, and…

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Added by Tushar Bhatia on April 5, 2011 at 2:02am — No Comments

The Benefits of Extract, Transform and Load (ETL)

The value of enterprise business intelligence is greatly enhanced when information from various sources is combined in a meaningful way.



What is ETL?



ETL, or Extract, Transform and Load, eases the combination of heterogeneous sources into a unified central repository. Usually this repository is a data warehouse or mart which will support enterprise business intelligence.



Extract – read data from multiple source systems into a single format. This process reads… Continue

Added by Richard Teed on November 15, 2010 at 11:40am — No Comments

CAN TECHNOLOGY IMPROVE EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT?

Engagement : Some Quotes (from

articles in professional journals
)…



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Added by Tushar Bhatia on November 10, 2010 at 12:56am — No Comments

Easing the Pain of the Year End Project

The Year End process can be a complicated, highly visible one. LBi has created guidelines to smoothly manage this daunting process.



In a company’s Human Resources and Payroll area, there are a number of particularly time consuming processes that occur at the end of each year. These Year End processes are critical and can include:

• Imputed Income calculations

• Deferred Income processing

• Applying tax…
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Added by Richard Teed on November 8, 2010 at 11:38am — No Comments

Employee Retention - How to Keep Your Top Talent With the Right Mix of Programs

The top question on the minds of HR Executives is how to keep employees engaged and morale high in these economic times as reported by HR Executive magazine in August 2010. Before then, there were several publications and white papers on the subject of retention of top talent who they expect to jump ship after the recession. Credible research from multiple sources and our experience working with clients indicate no one solution will work for all companies or industries, every company have…

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Added by Creppy on October 24, 2010 at 7:25pm — No Comments

LBi Software Webinar - CaseManager HR Help Desk

LBi Software announces a webinar on CaseManager, our automated HR help desk and knowledgebase application. This webinar will take place on Monday October 12th at 2pm ET. During this session you will see a live demo of LBi Software's CaseManager. The demo will highlight a host of new features based on customer feedback, including:



- Employee self-service help desk and knowledge base

- FAQs that can grow over time

- An employee satisfaction survey…
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Added by Richard Teed on September 20, 2010 at 3:32pm — No Comments

Improving Economic Conditions and Your Employees

According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, many people are feeling the urge to move onto greener pastures. As some surveys suggest, this is because of a backlog of unsatisfied employees. During the recession, people were too scared to quit their current jobs and find something else. Now that the economy seems to be picking up, employees…

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Added by Elizabeth Shovers on July 1, 2010 at 9:47am — No Comments

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