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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

How to set up your millennial talent for future success

By Team Ceridian on Jun 9 2016

Baby boomers are retiring at a relatively rapid rate, and as hiring heats up the focus is on millennials. Millennials surpassed Generation X as the most substantial demographic in the labor market during the first quarter of 2015, according to Pew Research Center. These young workers are a valuable resource and are eager to make their way in more…

Recruitment & Talent Management

3 benefits that millennials value most – and how you can take advantage

By Team Ceridian on Nov 16 2015

Perhaps the most challenging thing about recruiting is that you’re constantly trying to appeal to a wide range of possible employees all at once. You can’t recruit everyone in the same way – it won’t work. The strategies that you use to pry a 52-year-old industry veteran away from his current job won’t be successful more…

Recruitment & Talent Management

5 reasons that job turnover is a persistent issue – besides money

By Team Ceridian on Oct 23 2015

Studies have shown time and time again that it’s more efficient for companies to retain their current employees than recruit new ones. Recruiting is a tremendous drain on resources – it takes a lot of time and money to find candidates, interview them, hire them and then train them once they’re finally on board. The more…

Employee Engagement

4 ways for companies to create a culture of internal mobility

By Team Ceridian on Oct 1 2015

Recently in the HCM community, there’s been a great deal of discussion about the value of internal mobility. What if, instead of instinctively looking outside their own companies to fill important positions, recruiters instead looked to promote from within more often? In theory, this could have a couple of positive effects. For one, it would more…

Recruitment & Talent Management

4 strategies for building a workforce that’s continually improving over time

By Team Ceridian on Sep 10 2015

There’s always a lot of talk circulating around the HR community about employee engagement, and with good reason. If you can drive engagement, you can also foster employee retention and productivity. You can build a workplace in which people stay in their jobs, remain focused feel engaged, and work hard.  It’s more complex than that, though. Achieving true more…

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6 key factors that motivate recent college grads entering the workforce

By Team Ceridian on May 15 2015

In an effort to build a more talented and productive workforce, many employers have justifiably turned their attention toward recruitment services. Developing people into fantastic employees is one way to build a staff, but the other strategy is simply to recruit the best possible people from day one. Unfortunately, this is difficult to do. How do more…

Recruitment & Talent Management

4 handy tips for managers seeking to advance in their careers

By Team Ceridian on Apr 13 2015

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How to use performance management to engage and retain employees

By Team Ceridian on Apr 7 2015

By Eric Schuster, Vice President,  Dayforce Product Management at Ceridian. Last week, I had the chance to talk to several peers within my organization about a new open position. It was an interesting opportunity, and we all agreed that the job was an excellent fit for an internal candidate. This got me wondering, why don’t more…

Human Capital Management, Recruitment & Talent Management

Helping your employees grow, and 5 other ways to be a great boss

By Team Ceridian on Mar 4 2015

It goes without saying: If you can do a better job managing people, you’ll be more likely to keep your staff members engaged and focused on their work. In the long run, this should translate to higher levels of productivity and, ultimately, a healthy bottom line. So where do you begin? Many believe that the first step more…

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