27Oct

Career Development & Talent Retention

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In a recent study, conducted by the Work Institute, career development was identified as the top reason people leave or remain with organizations. In their study titled, 2017 Retention Report, 240,000 employees were interviewed about factors that were most influential in their decision to stay with or leave an organization. Lack of growth is a common reason […]
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07Jul

Employee Mentoring Programs

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The role of employee-mentoring programs Mentoring programs have a tremendous impact on employee development, talent retention, and engagement.  Employees crave feedback and often seek someone who has walked their path.  Offering a formal mentoring program demonstrates the organizations commitment to talent development.  It also allows for assistance in developing a career path, and answering the […]
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01Apr

The Candidate Experience & The Brand

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Branding is an important marketing topic. Some organizations invest heavily in a brand strategy that reaches many audiences, including the job seeker. A great brand attracts job candidates to an organization. As a marketer and HR professional, I have a unique perspective on this topic. The marketer side understands the importance of brand equity and […]
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09Mar

Rounding-It’s Not Just for Doctors

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“Rounding” is a term most people associate with doctors. Doctors make rounds to check on patients and engage with those involved in patient care.  This practice has existed for decades in healthcare. In most business environments rounding is not as common, but it should be! In his best selling book, Hardwiring Excellence, Quint Studer comments on how leaders […]
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14Jul

Legendary Workplace Culture

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Workplace culture is the foundation of what builds success or failure. We hear stories about the absence of culture, or building a culture, and stories of legendary culture. Early in my career, I experienced legendary workplace culture, and it helped shape my understanding of culture, and the essential components required to create one that is […]
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27Apr

Learning Conversations Enhance Engagement

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Learning means different things to different people. Some think of learning as tedious and academic, while others approach learning with the mindset of development and growth. Recently, I have used workplace learning opportunities as conversation starters with my team. Millennials have been especially receptive to learning, and that is great for engagement. These learning conversations […]
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