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4 Awesome Benefits for Prioritizing Work-Life Blending

By Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer, Ceridian

Leaders have an overwhelming amount of responsibilities and accountabilities to focus on at any given time – with many of the biggest concerns centering on employee retention and engagement. Right now, there is an abundance of research highlighting the significant influence worker satisfaction levels can have on performance. According to Harvard Business Review, 71 percent of businesses agreed employee engagement is critical to achieving organizational success. Read more

How Employers Can Help Employees Successfully Blend Work-Life

By Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer, Ceridian

There are many benefits employers can gain when they make blending work and life a priority. Unfortunately, this is something so many business leaders are still lagging in.

In a recent Ceridian survey, nearly 40 percent of HCM professionals said they do not make blending work and life a priority for their employees. By failing to understand the importance of blending a person’s work life with their home life, they are missing out on the opportunity to improve the company’s bottom line. But more importantly, they are also negatively impacting their engagement and retention. Especially of top performers who have come to expect this as a core part of organizational culture. The good news is that there are some simple strategies HCM professionals can use to ensure it becomes a greater focus. Read more

3 stats that highlight the need for better work-life balance

workplace trend employee deskStaples’ annual survey on workplace trends seeks to determine what makes employees want to stay, and what makes them want to leave. Work-life balance came into focus in this year’s Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index findings, and it’s clear some employers need to improve it.  Read more

3 time-wasters you can do without

Clock, timeTime management is key to your employees’ productivity. 

The little things people do that waste a minute or two at a time add up throughout the days, weeks and months. This can substantially reduce the amount of work that your people are able to get done over long stretches. In fact, a New York Times report illustrated just how much even the smallest and most innocent of actions can affect productivity. There are a number of obstacles from multitasking to emails that can set an employee back and cut into productivity.  Read more

Clopening: A Hidden Danger to the Customer Experience

By  John Orr, SVP of Retail, Ceridian

Clopening.  While this catchphrase sounds funny, its impact on retail workers, shift employees and customers is far from a laughing matter. Clopening is the practice of scheduling employee to work a closing and opening shift back-to-back — often with very limited time for the employee to sleep between the shifts. Read more

5 reasons talented tech professionals are choosing to leave their jobs

office employeesIf you work in the human capital management industry today, you’re probably feeling a constant sense of pressure to maintain strong employee retention and productivity at your office. Keeping your people around is important – your organization works hard to find top talent, and the last thing you want to do is lose it. Read more

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