One Surprising Challenge That Comes with Great Culture

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Great culture. We all want it and its many positive side effects. But even great culture isn’t all sunshine and roses. The only thing we value as much as our award-winning HR software is our company culture. And we guard that culture vigilantly. Because we’ve learned just how wonderful it can be to work in […]

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Make 2016 The Year Of Employee Retention (And 3 Ways To Do It)

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If you’re like many people I talk to, your New Year’s resolutions are still going strong. You’ve been working out on a regular basis (mostly), you’ve stayed away from sweets with ease (mostly), and you’ve kicked that bad habit for good (for now). With all the positive momentum you have going for you, I thought […]

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5 Reasons To Train Your Employees

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“We are committed to extending education and development programs to associates at all levels of the organization. The success of The Coca-Cola Company depends on every employee in the organization. It is people who make the magic happen…” This is the confession Coca-Cola Company put on its website. So what makes their executives believe in […]

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5 Things To Avoid When Recruiting Millennials

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We’ve all heard the stories and seen the stats: The Millennials are coming. Actually, they’re already here. And while Millennials may seem like an enigma, they’re really not. There are things you can do to effectively recruit and keep Millennials, and more importantly, there are things you shouldn’t. Below are 5 things to avoid as you […]

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Onboarding: The Power of Career-Development Programs

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In part one of our three-part series on strategic onboarding, we discussed how the questions you ask during pre-boarding can be used to make powerful personal connections during onboarding. This time around, let’s focus on how asking the right career-development questions during onboarding helps you better understand your new hires’ career growth aspirations so you can […]

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5 Ways to Keep Employees from Running Away

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I grabbed a bag of pretzels, ran a block down the street with tears streaming down my face and took refuge under a neighbor’s tree. Most kids try to run away at some point when things get too stressful. Fortunately for their development, most kids end up having to stick around and learn how to […]

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Happiness at Work Is Contagious [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Turns out, happiness is more contagious than we thought. According to several studies, people you don’t even know can have a significant effect on your overall happiness because happiness spreads over two or three degrees of separation. That means you’re helping your own friends, as well as your friends’ friends! Keeping this in mind, it’s […]

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Creating a Don’t-Feel-Guilty-To-Take-Time-Off Culture

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I can’t believe summer is just about over. My kids got on a school bus last week and before I knew it, a whole school year began—complete with backpacks, homework and tests. Thankfully my kids are geared up and ready, and I believe it’s largely due to the several trips we were able to take […]

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