By Deb LaMere, VP of Employee Experience, Ceridian
If you thought employee engagement was a hot topic in 2016, look out. The new year has begun and employee engagement remains one of the most pressing issues facing the American public and private sectors, as high turnover plagues organizations across the nation. Unfortunately, despite the fact that landmark studies have been released throughout the past five years that highlight the extreme need for high engagement, more signs continue to indicate that the workforce is moving in the wrong direction when it comes to being satisfied in their current employment. Read more
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
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
If you look behind the curtain at just about any of the most successful businesses in recent memory, you’re likely to find the same thing – top-notch leaders. According to HR Morning, one reliable way to measure the effectiveness of your company’s management styles is to benchmark them against what’s worked for the most successful business of the 21st century – Facebook. Christian Schappel, managing editor of What’s New in Benefits and Compensation, told the news source that the social media behemoth has worked hard to find the best strategies for making managers successful. Read more
By Christine Adoni, Senior Account Executive for Ceridian LifeWorks
When it comes to employee health and wellness, providing specific support for working caregivers is critical. Doing so helps ensure that your employees are as healthy and engaged as they can be – from a physical, emotional and even a financial perspective. Read more
One of the most important aspects of human capital management is being able to examine your staff closely and find the common strengths and weaknesses among your employees. What skills do your people have in spades? In what areas do they still have room for improvement?
Perhaps the most common way of gauging these things is with the employee review. Managers take a few minutes to sit their employees down in a meeting room, go through a list of questions and systematically paint the complete picture of the worker’s performance, piece by piece. Read more