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From retention to compliance, there were a number of trending topics on the Ceridian HCM Blog this year. For the rest of December, we will be revisiting 10 of our most popular blog posts of 2016. Enjoy!

By Jessica Cheung-Goldfarb, Director of Product & Alliance Marketing, Ceridian

As little girls, we’ve been trained to compete to be the prettiest, the most popular, the skinniest. It’s engrained in us – thank you Disney for all those princess movies.

At the first ever Ceridian Women’s Network (CWN) Summit at our INSIGHTS customer forum, it was all about linking women together and creating a network of support instead of competition. Read more

To drive engagement, focus on career development

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 disengaged.

It is a lot easier to understand and, therefore, improve employee engagement when you break it down into specific components. Some of the top drivers of engagement include work-life balance, strong communication from management, performance feedback, and career development and training. In fact, a 2014 Towers Watson Global Workforce study found that the two biggest factors that influence engagement are base pay and career advancement. Read more

Key steps to building a values-based culture

By Lisa Bull, VP of Employee and Leadership Learning, Ceridian

What moves organizations to focus time, energy, and resources on building a values-based culture? While the specifics may vary, here are just a few reasons: (1) the need to unify disparate groups (eg. following a merger or acquisition), (2) the recognition of a competitive marketplace, and (3) an ever-changing talent pool. Read more

Link, Don’t Rank

By Jessica Cheung-Goldfarb, Director of Product & Alliance Marketing, Ceridian

As little girls, we’ve been trained to compete to be the prettiest, the most popular, the skinniest. It’s engrained in us – thank you Disney for all those princess movies.

At the first ever Ceridian Women’s Network (CWN) Summit at our INSIGHTS customer forum, it was all about linking women together and creating a network of support instead of competition.

In corporate speak, the CWN Summit gave women (and men) the chance to share their thoughts on gender diversity hot topics and their impact in today’s workplace. In other words, 200+ women and brave men building relationships, learning, and debating about gender diversity issues. Read more

Lessons from the Sisterhood: #CeridianINSIGHTS Features Women’s Network Summit

By Kristina Cleary, Chief Marketing Officer, Ceridian

I am fortunate to work at a company that prioritizes equality and diversity in the workplace. We offer a number of programs that empower employees to embrace their uniqueness, but the one closest to my heart is the Ceridian Women’s Network (CWN). I love CWN because it provides us the opportunity to network and discuss topics and issues most important to women. Read more

Turning Boulders into Blessings. Aron Ralston Inspires at #CeridianINSIGHTS

Life is full of boulders. It is packed with obstacles and situations that challenge, frustrate and even scare us. But endurance through life’s adversities helps us realize our inner potential and appreciate what’s most important.

This was the message Aron Ralston – whose story is told in the book, Between a Rock and a Hard Place, and the film, 127 Hours – shared with #CeridianINSIGHTS attendees during the conference’s closing session. Ralston told a riveting tale of survival that inspired attendees to shift how they view life’s challenges – or as he calls them, life’s boulders. Read more

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