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Great People Managers Create Better Workplaces

We’ve all heard the saying: people don’t quit their jobs; they quit their managers.

But in my experience, the problem is always bigger than one toxic individual. Unsatisfying work is a product of an unsatisfying workplace.

People leave their workplaces when they feel unappreciated, overburdened, excluded, unsafe or besieged by personal conflict. After a bad day at the office, 45 percent of employees who have been with their companies less than a year admitted to applying to new jobs, according to a 2018 study by the Work...

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Creating Better Workplaces - Meet the #SHRM19 Bloggers

                             

 

 

Creating better workplaces starts with a commitment to excellence. And there's no better place to begin or continue this commitment than the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition – #SHRM19.

HR's role sits uniquely at the intersection of people and business – and this positioning presents unique challenges and opportunities. Hot-button issues facing society have permeated our workplaces as technology and innovation continue to change how work gets done....

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How to Design Employee Experience

 

 

By now, most employers are sick of hearing about employee engagement.

And for a good reason: Despite substantial investment and coverage, the nationwide employee engagement has remained relatively stagnant since Gallup began tracking it in 2000. But we all intuitively understand, and have troves of data to support, engagement’s impact on the bottom line. Where do we go next?

The secret lies in switching the focus from employee engagement to employee experience, which encompasses every aspect of the job, from available technology to relationships with colleagues. We measure engagement,...

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Veterans At Work – “Think BIG, Start Small” #SHRM19

 

 

At today’s SHRM Foundation’s Veterans At Work event at the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition, heads were nodding and pens were moving swiftly on note pads which translated into valuable pages of copious notes by the sessions end.  This collaborative event had an extraordinary mission – Activating Veteran Employment. 

Why Is The Mission So Important?

Service members are separating from active duty in high rates, the Department of Defense estimates the numbers are between 230,000 to 250,000 annually.  Transitioning...

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A #SHRM19 with Aerotek

SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management puts on the world's largest HR conference each year and this year is no different. The 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) in Las Vegas promises to be the gathering place for HR professionals and partners for all things HR. This year, I am looking forward to finding vendors that know what I need them before I know that I need them.

What do I mean by that? Well sometimes an organization is growing and doesn't realize they can't do it alone. Coming from...

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A #SHRM19 Interview with Wells Fargo at Work

 

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Wells Fargo, who will be promoting their Wells Fargo at Work financial wellness services. Below is a quick Q&A with Michael Proctor, who leads the national client division of this program.

Who is Wells Fargo!? Tell us everything, just as you would someone approaching your booth and asking you this question at #SHRM19 in Las Vegas.

As a company, our Vision, Values, and Goals are what guides us to...

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A #SHRM19 Interview with TRC Global Mobility

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with TRC Global Mobility, a 100 percent employee-owned relocation management company. Below is a quick Q&A with Jerry Furnaro, the Vice President of Global Marketing.

Who is TRC Global Mobility!? Tell us everything, just as you would someone approaching your booth and asking you this question at SHRM ‘19 in Las Vegas.

TRC Global Mobility is a 100 percent employee-owned relocation management company. We work with companies of all sizes and industries, helping...

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A #SHRM19 Interview with Appcast

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Appcast, a developer of programmatic job advertising technology. Below is a quick Q&A with Annie Pullen, Marketing Manager.

Who is Appcast!? Tell us everything, just as you would someone approaching your booth and asking you this question at #SHRM19 in Las Vegas.

Appcast is the leading developer of programmatic job advertising technology in the United States. From our pay-per-applicant job ad exchange to our innovative recruitment advertising optimization platform, Appcast is changing...

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Interview with John Jersin -- LinkedIn Insights: How AI Is Changing How We Hire #SHRM19

 

 

Without a doubt, you have heard of LinkedIn. Likely, you have used their platform to apply for a job, or at least network with friends and business connections. But you probably don’t stop to think about the science behind the world’s foremost business networking tool.

Meet John Jersin, VP of Product Management for LinkedIn. He’s responsible for LinkedIn’s Talent Solutions and Careers product teams which develop offerings for companies to plan, hire and develop talent, and all of the job seeking experiences on LinkedIn. His focus is on pushing...

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