Category: Strategic HR

Happy Millennials

How-to HR: Top 3 Happiness Inspirations from Google

Have you ever looked in envy at an article online and seen the incredible, bright, and colorful work spaces Google’s 70,000+ employees enjoy on a daily basis? I have, too.…  Creating innovative work spaces is only scratching the surface when it comes to Google’s revolution of Human Resources (HR), or People Operations as it is […]

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talent retention

Retaining the Millennial Workforce and Why It Matters

In just the past year, Millennials surpassed Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation and started inching their way to making up the majority of the workforce. For HR professionals, this shift in the workforce can create a challenge, as Millennials are known for job hopping more than previous generations. In fact, Deloitte reports that […]

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technology

Research Reveals HR Leaders Are Shaping Digital Disruption

To enable organizations to thrive in a competitive digital marketplace, Oracle and the MIT Technology Review—an independent media company founded at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1899—has released a new study that highlights the importance of collaboration between finance and human resources (HR) teams with a unified cloud.

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Avoiding Burnout for Remote Workers

Does your organization offer the possibility of working remotely? Perhaps you have a distributed workforce in which employees work from any location they like, or maybe you have a telecommuting policy allowing occasional work-from-home options. If you offer any form of remote working, it may be wise to consider how to keep remote workers from […]

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culture

How Your Job Descriptions Can Drive Company Culture

The troubling dysfunction of San Francisco based Uber Technologies, Inc.’s corporate culture is a testimony to the workplace mantra that “culture is set from the top.” Did Uber’s management really think that a hotline for anonymously reporting illegal behaviors or the nomination of a prominent woman to its board of directors would be enough to […]

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emoji

Can Emoji Help Improve Workplace Engagement?

The popularity of emoji is widespread, with 92% of the online population using these characters in daily conversation. Businesses are catching on and have begun to incorporate emoji into their marketing efforts to better reach their audience. In fact, Appboy’s analytics shows that the number of emoji used in social campaigns has increased 777% year-over-year […]

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Welcome Aboard! What Every Organization Should Do to Engage New Employees

Welcome aboard! That’s the heartfelt greeting that you’ll receive from the captain when you board his/her ship or boat. Think back to a time when you were starting a new job. Did you receive that same heartfelt greeting?  We’ve all been there—excited about what is to come but apprehensive not knowing much at all about […]

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