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How to hang on to your ideal candidates

Paul Sandusky – VP of Talent Acquisition, Ceridian

In today’s highly competitive, mobilized and ‘Uberized’ workforce landscape, there are many shifts taking place that require HR leaders to adjust their approach to talent acquisition and management. And while organizations face a handful of challenges and changes, one thing is for certain: Modern recruitment is largely candidate-driven.

Particularly in areas experiencing talent shortages, employers can’t afford to let quality candidates pass them by. Finding and onboarding professionals who are an ideal fit for the role and company is a top priority and necessity when it comes to maintaining high retention, engagement and productivity rates.  Read more

3 tips to stay ahead of FLSA changes

overtime-rule-promoBy Casey Lewis, Product Marketing Manager, Ceridian

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” – John F. Kennedy.

This quote is relevant in many walks of life, and is certainly applicable when talking about the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA contains complex regulations that present challenges and headaches for employers across the United States, which will increase with the upcoming changes to the legislation. The Department of Labor has revised the overtime exemption regulations of the FLSA by more than doubling the salary threshold for overtime eligibility from $23,660 to $47,476, and will continue to update the threshold every three years, undoubtedly influencing how organizations manage their workforces. The implications of this change in legislation could mean that millions of employees who were previously classified as exempt will be reclassified to non-exempt status, making them eligible to receive overtime pay. Read more

Is employee engagement your No. 1 challenge? 5 other things to keep in mind

coworkersIn most offices, talent management leaders have zoomed in on employee retention and productivity as crucial goals for both their short- and long-term needs. In an effort to put together a hardworking staff that’s built to last, companies have put a great deal of emphasis on engagement, and rightfully so. Engaged employees tend to stay in their positions longer and achieve more than their disengaged counterparts. But is engagement the only thing that matters? 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

New study reveals nearly 1 in 3 North Americans believe their culture needs improvement #PulseOfTalent

By Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer, Ceridian

The right culture is about as important as a thorough marketing plan or an easy to use payroll system. Unfortunately, many North Americans believe their companies need cultural improvements.

Greg Besner, Founder and CEO of CultureIQ previously explained that culture is “more important than ever” and noted that it has grown into “a ‘must-have’ rather than a ‘nice-to-have'” for people and organizations. This judgment is spot on. The right culture is essential in the workplace. Part of the reason for this is the emergence of millennials as a substantial cohort within the workforce. They grew up in a different sort of world than the generation before them, and it shows in the value they place on the right culture. It is about as important as the size of their paychecks. Read more

5 strategies for maintaining engagement with remote employees

remoteOne of the most challenging aspects of human capital management is finding a way to drive employee engagement. Engagement is at the heart of organizational success – employees who are engaged are far more likely than their counterparts to show up to work and be productive each day. An engaged workforce leads to a profitable business. Read more

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