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HR Works: Beyond Engagement—Create a Culture of Employee Activation

EPISODE 36 Retention, engagement, and branding—as the battle to find and keep top talent intensifies, this trio of topics continues to gain in importance for all HR managers. BLR recently completed a survey on these topics, which was sponsored by SilkRoad. To help us gain additional perspective we asked SilkRoad’s Mimi Jerkan to join us. […]

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HR Works: How Can HR Truly Impact The C-Suite? A Q&A with Dave Ulrich

EPISODE 35 HR execs are getting better and better at the basics of HR management and many have also improved at the strategic level. Dave Ulrich, the man some call the “father of modern HR,” joins us on HR Works: The Podcast for Human Resources to discuss the roles and skills HR executives must assume […]

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Infographic: How Transparent Should Compensation Be?

Should professionals’ pay be public knowledge? Employers in the advertising and marketing fields don’t think so, according to a new study from staffing firm The Creative Group. More than eight in 10 creative executives interviewed (82%) said their organization refrains from publicizing employees’ compensation. Of those respondents, 61% feel pay transparency would decrease staff morale.

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Infographic: 10 Warning Signs of Unhappy Employees

As the work culture is changing, employees no longer feel the need to stay with a company if they are unhappy with its culture and environment. When employees start feeling unhappy in their workplace, they generally hide this from other colleagues and their bosses. They also take some time to assess within themselves if they really […]

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Drug-Testing Policies by Industry

This infographic reviews why you need an effective drug-testing policy at your company and how it should reflect your industry. Register for our webinar to learn more: Medical and Recreational Marijuana at Work: Multi-State Updates for Mastering Emerging Compliance Obligations.

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Infographic: Minimizing Dress Code Mishaps at Work, Warm Weather Tips

A survey of over 400 managers, conducted by legal compliance and consulting services company Seyfarth Shaw at Work, revealed that more than 50% of managers have experienced obstacles or discomfort when dealing with employees sporting overly revealing/casual summer clothing. Additionally, newly exposed piercings, tattoos, logos, and decals have also given managers hot-weather headaches.

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Infographic: Global Recruiting Trends and Statistics

Recruiting top talent for your company can be a huge undertaking and is also on the forefront of all HR and hiring managers’ minds. However, how do your recruiting efforts stack up against the rest? Are you getting the best talent available or are you losing potential candidates to the competition?

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HR Works: A New ‘Employee Value Equation’ for Performance Management

EPISODE 34 Measuring current performance is no longer sufficient because performance ratings don’t often correlate with business performance, explains Kelli Hinshaw VP of Strategic Development at Cy Wakeman. In response, she and her colleagues have developed a new approach to performance management and measurement they call an “employee value equation.” Our first returning guest on […]

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