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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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Leadership Effectiveness is Your #1 Priority

By Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer, Ceridian

When you have the honor of being in a leadership position within an organization, the importance of selecting the right people and empowering them cannot be understated. By delegating to the right people and knowing you can trust them to do what they are tasked with – and follow through with it – you are freed up to focus more time and attention on other critical areas of the organization. Running the business, then, becomes second nature. It is a cycle that, when approached, implemented and maintained correctly, can have profound and tremendous benefits. After all, when you take care of your people, your people take care of your customers and the rest, well, it just works. Read more

Millennials Weigh In: “We’re Not That Complicated” (Part 1)

By Candice Belair, Social Media Coordinator, Ceridian

As a millennial in the workforce who has read many different strategies for companies to attract us and keep us engaged lately, I’m here to say: we’re not that complicated!

We’re just a subset of people pushing our leaders to meet our needs. This is what humans do, not just millennials. Just think back to the Industrial Revolution, while it increased our resiliency as a society, it came with grim living and working conditions. Workers banded together and pushed for change. I don’t feel that millennials pushing for change is a differentiator for our group. What is, is the digital age we live in and the buffet of social media platforms we have at our fingertips with which to speak our mind. Now we don’t just leave employers when we feel wronged, we take to our networks and tell our 1400 Facebook friends, 400 Twitter followers, 267 Instagram followers and with the promise of it disappearing in 24 hours, we save the juicy details for Snapchat. Disclaimer: I haven’t done this, but I’ve seen it done plenty. 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

Giving the Gift of Financial Wellness & Education

By Lisa Bull, VP of People Academy, Ceridian

As part of my job, I have the pleasure of developing and delivering programs which are designed to support employees and their families. In 2017 my focus is on two key areas – education and financial wellness.

Here are 3 programs that will help address these issues which are good for both your people and your organization. Read more

How to Create Your Employer Brand Recipe

By Anthony Kwan, Product Marketing Manager, Ceridian 

In today’s world of work, every business needs a compelling employer brand. A great employer brand is an organization’s gateway to top talent. Whether it’s a small local business with a big future or a Fortune 500 company with a massive global footprint, an employer brand helps an organization define who they are, their values, and what they can offer to prospective candidates. If we compare a good employer brand to a delectable culinary dish, a good employer brand would be the secret ingredients that bring out that extra oomph in flavor. Read more

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