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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

The Power of a Promise

By Maggie Salo, Director of Change Management, Algonquin Power & Utilities

Can a promise really make an impact on changing our behaviors, our actions and our habits? The answer is YES!

A promise absolutely can and will change our behaviors, our actions and our habits if we approach the change correctly. Let me share with you an approach that works for me and for the people whom I coach. Read more

3 interview tips to ensure new hire success

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!

Workforce management is easier when the right team is in place, which means that hiring leaders should have processes and policies in place to ensure they’re choosing the right candidates.

Hiring the right employees is important for numerous reasons. Making calls like this is crucial. It affects morale, culture and productivity. Not to mention the cost of replacing any given employee can be significant. Josh Bersin, of Bersin by Deloitte, wrote about the various challenges that face employers who find themselves with high turnover rates. Read more

3 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself as Mentor

By Eugene Peters, Director Product Management (Workforce Management) at Ceridian

Whether mentoring millennials or another generation, taking on mentorship is a big responsibility.

Each of us takes on mentorship at different stages of our career and for different reasons. Reasons may include giving back, honing our people development skills through coaching or developing better insights into how others view their careers. Becoming great at mentorship is like all great arts – it takes time, focus and commitment. Read more

How Can Managers Identify the Triggers of Disengagement?

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 Jayson Saba, VP of Market Research & Industry Relations, Ceridian

Earlier this year, our CEO David Ossip wrote an article for CEO Magazine about how Ceridian was able to improve engagement during a transformation that required a careful and tremendous focus on change management.  Read more

A Gamer’s Guide to Retaining Millennials

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 Andrew Shopsowitz, Manager of Product Management, Ceridian

One of the biggest challenges that employers consistently talk about when it comes to managing millennials is low retention; all too often I’ve heard this voiced as, “millennials just have no loyalty to anything or anyone.”  So how is it that video game producers have kept so many of us playing the same game franchises for years (sometimes lifetimes) with levels of devotion that can border on fanaticism? I argue that the challenge in retaining millennials has nothing to do with a lack of loyalty, but rather, the challenge comes from inherently different expectations of their workplace. Read more

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