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How to hang on to your ideal candidates

Paul Sandusky – VP of Talent Acquisition, Ceridian

In today’s highly competitive, mobilized and ‘Uberized’ workforce landscape, there are many shifts taking place that require HR leaders to adjust their approach to talent acquisition and management. And while organizations face a handful of challenges and changes, one thing is for certain: Modern recruitment is largely candidate-driven.

Particularly in areas experiencing talent shortages, employers can’t afford to let quality candidates pass them by. Finding and onboarding professionals who are an ideal fit for the role and company is a top priority and necessity when it comes to maintaining high retention, engagement and productivity rates.  Read more

To remember Dave MacKay: Inspire one, they’ll inspire a movement

By: Zain Jaffery, Application Support Manager, Ceridian

It was September 12th and I was walking on the streets of Toronto with a few colleagues *queue rap music*. We were all smiling, sharing stories about our families and learning about each other, what makes each other tick and laugh and well, be human. We were part of a large group gathered together to raise awareness, money, and to walk for the people we cared for that had battled cancer in one way or another. This is the OneWalk to Conquer Cancer that Ceridian Cares walkers participate in every year, in 2016 we surpassed our fundraising goal raising over $20,000Read more

How Leaders Can Get Coaching Conversations Right

The building blocks of every relationship are the interactions we have with other people - whether those conversations happen via text, e-mail, phone or face to face. The words we choose and the language we use will either build more clarity and trust or create obscurity and distrust. Our intentions and statements are one thing - but our actual follow up and follow through are another.

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Creating a Sense of Family at Work

With all the time we spend at work, our colleagues become a part of our lives. Isn’t it great when we get along with them? By developing and nurturing healthy relationships among coworkers, you can start to build a sense of family among the staff that’ll drive engagement, productivity, and better collaborations.

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International Women’s Day 2017: Women in the Changing World of Work

By: Lisa Bull, VP of People Academy, Ceridian

Every year on March 8th countries around the world celebrate International Women’s Day. Celebrations on this day can be traced back to the early 1900’s. “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”, is this year’s theme, with the ultimate goal of fostering a world where sustainable development is achieved through gender equality and empowerment of women and girls. Leaders from across the globe agree that each country has so much to gain, in terms of economic development, if we empower our women and girls to unlock their full potential, as the UN calls it, “women’s economic empowerment”. Read more

Assess Employee Engagement as Frequently as Your Finances

By Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer, Ceridian

According to research conducted by Gallup, about a quarter of employees worldwide are actively disengaged – and actually outnumber those who are engaged. And the people responsible for managing them are, at least in part, to blame for this disengagement.

In years past, engagement was a measurement HR leaders looked at once – maybe twice – a year after the completion of a lengthy survey. In today’s world of work, these annual or bi-annual measurements no longer fit, and can even hinder true engagement from being achieved.   Read more

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