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Archive for March 2013

Reducing turnover to survive the current economy

By Team Ceridian on Mar 27 2013

Although there are some hopeful signs, the economy remains in a delicate position, and many business leaders and HR professionals are finding it more important than ever to make smart and cost-sensitive decisions. In fact, according to a recent survey from Aberdeen, 41 percent of human capital management professionals believe that their primary concern is to more…

Human Capital Management, Recruitment & Talent Management

How to build a trusted relationship between workers and executives

By Team Ceridian on Mar 27 2013

Building a mutually trusting relationship with your employees is difficult, and many executives struggle to find the right balance between respect and camaraderie. In many ways this isn’t surprising, as the inherent power balance between senior management and workers can make it difficult to form a harmonious relationship. However, this isn’t to say it’s not more…

Employee Engagement, Human Capital Management

The big benefits of corporate wellness for small businesses

By Team Ceridian on Mar 24 2013

More studies and reports are published every day extolling the benefits of corporate health and wellness programs, and businesses around the globe are trying to catch up. The problem is that all companies are different, and there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all wellness strategy. This can be particularly problematic for smaller companies, which more…

Health & Wellness

Add muscle to your company’s wellness plan

By Team Ceridian on Mar 23 2013

As healthcare costs continue to rise, many companies are considering curtailing or reducing their wellness offerings. However, recent studies suggest that doing this could actually be counterproductive – when they are carried out correctly, wellness plans can significantly lower your business’ healthcare expenses. Here are some tips to help you use your company’s wellness plan more…

Health & Wellness

Giving your workers a voice in their professional development

By Team Ceridian on Mar 22 2013

Just as still waters can easily grow stagnant, employees without forward momentum run the risk of becoming uninterested or discouraged. Knowing this, it is up to business leaders to make sure they are building a corporate culture that prizes hard and creative work and provides a framework for workers to grow and progress professionally. This isn’t more…

Career Advice, Recruitment & Talent Management

How to solve the tricky problem of absenteeism

By Team Ceridian on Mar 22 2013

What’s your company worth without its workers? The answer is simple: not much. Employee turnover and absenteeism can torpedo a company more quickly than almost anything else, so it is important for executives to make sure they are doing everything they can to beat back these two common workplace scourges.

Employee Engagement, Human Capital Management

Looking beyond work from home

By Team Ceridian on Mar 21 2013

With all the recent talk about Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer’s aversion to employee work-from-home programs, it’s not surprising that a renewed debate has raged about the elusive and slippery work-life balance issue. Companies of all sizes are wondering if they can improve their employee engagement and satisfaction by offering better perks and incentives to their workers. For more…

Employee Engagement, Human Capital Management

Managing Your Moods as a Manager

By Team Ceridian on Mar 12 2013

Your ability to manage your moods is a key part of your success as a manager. Research has shown that a manager’s moods affect a team’s morale, cohesion, and productivity. In order to achieve your goals for yourself and your group, you need to be able to deal smoothly with the emotional ups and downs more…

Career Advice

Focus Time

By Team Ceridian on Mar 12 2013

Focus time is uninterrupted time when you give work your full and undivided attention, with nothing to spoil your concentration. It’s generally when you do your best work, and get the most done. But in today’s distracted work world, many things cut into focus time, from smartphones and social media to open work spaces and more…

Career Advice

Helping Employees Be Financially Fit

By Team Ceridian on Mar 12 2013

Research shows that employees with financial problems spend a good deal of their time at work dealing with personal financial matters. They also have higher levels of stress and absenteeism. Financial worries affect employee health and productivity  Worries about money and resulting stress levels have an impact on productivity and employee health, according to a more…

Career Advice, Health & Wellness

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