Offering professional development is more than just a trending topic in the world of recruiting. It’s one of the most influential aspects a company offers. The 2014 Global Workforce Study by Towers Watson found that career advancement opportunities are among the top driving forces for employees, according to over 32,000 respondents.
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Yesterday’s Advisor featured a Q&A with expert Vip Sandhir on how HR can drive employee engagement. Today Sandhir answers more questions on this subject, including how to strategize and who is responsible.
Despite dissatisfaction with their performance management programs and attention-grabbing headlines, most North American employers have no intention of eliminating their use of performance ratings.
A new survey has found that U.S. employers aren’t expecting to fully fund their annual employee bonuses in 2015.
Offering voluntary benefits can attract new talent—and also take costs off the shoulders of employers. Benefits expert Steve L. Adams suggests that companies reap the rewards by providing these benefits in a way that resonates with the modern employee.
Many EVPs (employee value propositions) have nice-sounding platitudes that don’t represent how the organization behaves, says consultant Stephanie Tarant, PhD. Take Enron, for example, she says.
Derek Irvine, coauthor of the book, Winning with a Culture of Recognition (Globoforce Limited, 2010) and vice president of Global Strategy for Globoforce, suggests that it’s time for employers to take another look at employee recognition. “It’s no longer just a nice-to-have a program; recognition can be, if deployed strategically, a massive profit generator and […]