By Lisa Bull, VP of Employee and Leadership Learning, Ceridian
‘You’re all that and a bag of chips’
That’s the message that we want every one of our new hires to get as they begin their employment with us. If you’re one of the thousands of people across North America who has responsibility for onboarding new employees, you are well aware of the joys and challenges that come along with ensuring this is the message new hires hear.
At Ceridian, my team partners with key stakeholders across our organization to ensure that new members of the Ceridian family have an exceptional experience. And, whether their job with us is their first out of college or university, or a key transition as part of a longer career, our job is to make sure at the end of their first day our new employees feel they made the absolute right choice in joining Ceridian. Read more
The backbone of any organization lies in the performance of its employees. HCM professionals are tasked with the responsibility of finding the most qualified and highly skilled candidates to fill the specific needs of a position. However, looking for top performers is only half the battle. Once the pool of talent is accessed, employers must ensure they are attracting the best applicants and doing an effective job at recruiting and retaining them. And the same goes for existing employees: High turnover rates can hurt a company. In addition to unnecessary recruitment-related expenses, it can also lead to lags in productivity. Read more
For many in the field of human capital management, the No. 1 challenge faced on a daily basis is keeping your people satisfied. It’s not hard to see why – satisfied people leads to high levels of productivity, and productivity is the key to a successful business. If your people are satisfied, your organization gets ahead – simple as that.
Opinions differ, however, on how exactly to create a happier workforce. One solution that has been discussed often is money. Everyone loves money right? And if you give them more of it, they’re guaranteed to be happier…right? This approach has survived for generations. Read more
It’s easy to lose sight of this, amid all the innovations that get tossed around in HCM circles nowadays, but the ultimate goal in human capital management is still the same – it’s to keep people happy. If your people are content with their jobs, they’re far more likely to work productively. In the end, what you get out of that is a successful business.
So it’s high time we explored this fundamental issue – are people happy with their jobs these days, or aren’t they? It may sound like a big question, but if you do a little digging, it’s easy enough to find answers. Read more
By Karen Huss, VP of Internal Communications at Ceridian
What are you grateful for? Thanksgiving is a time of reflection and gratitude. As we get ready for Thanksgiving and spending time with loved ones, let’s also take a moment to reflect and give thanks. Being surrounded by loved ones and family and having good health often top the “thankful for” list, and for good reason. Being thankful doesn’t have to be exclusive to home life – your organization can make the cut as well. Read more
One of the chief responsibilities of every employer is to maintain consistently high levels of employee retention and productivity throughout the office on a daily basis. Unfortunately, there’s some disagreement about how to do so, especially when it comes to the “productivity” part. Read more