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Keeping employees motivated through the height of winter

By Deb LaMere on Feb 6 2017

If you're looking for ways to ensure employee productivity continues to increase, even as temperatures drops, consider some of the following tips! more...

Employee Engagement, Recruitment & Talent Management

5 Qualities to Look For in New Hires

By Deb LaMere on Jan 17 2017

By Deb LaMere, VP of Employee Experience, Ceridian The performance of your company hinges on your employees – so making sure you hire talented individuals while retaining your top performers should be an utmost priority. In this highly competitive job market, you need to make sure you are hiring the ideal candidate, not just for the more…

Recruitment & Talent Management

How Will You Turnaround Your Engagement in 2017?

By Deb LaMere on Jan 12 2017

By Deb LaMere, VP of Employee Experience, Ceridian If you thought employee engagement was a hot topic in 2016, look out. The new year has begun and employee engagement remains one of the most pressing issues facing the American public and private sectors, as high turnover plagues organizations across the nation. Unfortunately, despite the fact more…

Employee Engagement

Employees’ Unused Vacation Days: The Problems and Solutions

By Deb LaMere on Jan 4 2017

Just because you can work when you’re away from the office, doesn’t mean you always should – and this is something HCM pros need to work on addressing. more...

Employee Engagement, Recruitment & Talent Management

Employee Expectations and How They Influence Engagement

By Deb LaMere on Nov 4 2016

Low engagement levels lead to subpar performance, dissatisfaction, decreased productivity and, ultimately, higher turnover rates. more...

Recruitment & Talent Management

To drive engagement, focus on career development

By Deb LaMere on Sep 26 2016

By Deb LaMere, VP of Employee Engagement, Ceridian Employee engagement is a cornerstone of successful organizations. Numerous studies have shown that companies with higher levels of engagement benefit from higher retention rates and productivity. However, according to Dale Carnegie, only 29 percent of the U.S. workforce is engaged and almost just as many are actively more…

Employee Engagement

Employees’ Unused Vacation Days: The Problems and Solutions

By Deb LaMere on Jul 6 2016

By Deb LaMere, VP of Employee Engagement, Ceridian A strong work ethic is certainly an admirable quality to have. But we live in a society that seems to glorify being busy – paying little mind to the reality that busy doesn’t necessarily mean productive. And while most people acknowledge that taking time to relax and more…

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5 sessions I’m excited to attend at #SHRM16

By Deb LaMere on Jun 16 2016

By Deb LaMere, VP of Employee Engagement, Ceridian The Society for Human Resource Management’s annual conference and exposition is coming this June, and there are more reasons to be excited than I can count. #SHRM16 is the largest human resource event in the world, and there is so much this year’s conference is set to cover. more…

Employee Engagement, Human Capital Management

Why employees aren’t taking vacation time, and what employers can do

By Deb LaMere on Oct 7 2015

By Deb LaMere, VP of Employee Engagement, Ceridian One topic that’s talked about frequently in human capital management circles is the challenge of maximizing employee retention and productivity. Obviously, the more productive your staff can be, the more your business can achieve, but this doesn’t mean that forcing employees’ noses to the proverbial grindstone 24/7 more…

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4 ways leaders can better manage employee conflicts

By Deb LaMere on Sep 18 2015

By Deb LaMere, VP of Employee Engagement, Ceridian The complicated process of human capital management becomes relatively simple at times when everything in your office is going well. If everyone is living happily and harmoniously, it’s pretty easy to manage a staff. But what about during times of chaos? What happens when there are heated more…

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