April

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Benefits of Using an Integrated Talent Management System

Posted by April

May 28, 2015 11:00:00 PM

When searching for a talent management system, companies want an efficient and easy to use product that will fit their company’s processes the best. In order for talent management to function at its best though, companies need to look at integrated functions. Instead of having several different modules through different software providers, it is more efficient and easy to use if it is one integrated system.

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Topics: Integrated Talent Management

Creating an Employee Retention Plan to Lower Turnover

Posted by April

May 4, 2015 3:30:00 PM

Why is it that some companies face higher turnover rates than others? No managers or leaders of companies get excited about a high turnover rate, and for good reason.  According to the Wall Street Journal, “experts estimate it costs upwards of twice an employee’s salary to find and traina replacement.” So what are reasons that cause high turnover and how can companies create an employee retention plan that works?
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Topics: Employee Recruitment and Retention

The Secret to Retaining Employees: Strong Leadership & Workplace Culture

Posted by April

Jan 21, 2014 9:57:00 AM

It’s always important when hiring on new talents to assess their attitude about the position they’ve applied for and been interviewed for. You want to ensure that they have a positive attitude and that the outlook is good because bringing on new employees cost both time and money. It’s not ideal to hire a new marketing associate just to find out that four months later they are moving on to a different organization, especially when they are leaving for reasons that could be prevented.

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A Few Reasons Employees Might be Disengaged

Posted by April

Dec 9, 2013 1:45:00 PM

A recent Gallup survey of over 350,000 participants collected over three years, found that 70% of Americans are not engaged in their work. This potentially costs the United States anywhere from $450 to $550 billion yearly in lost productivity (Forbes).

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Topics: Leadership, Employee Engagement, Employee Recruitment and Retention, Empowering Your Workforce

Workplace Talent Management

Posted by April

Nov 27, 2013 4:16:00 PM

Thanksgiving dinner is always a delicious meal. There’s the turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes and green bean casserole. Often times, several people bring a variety of dishes so no one person is left with the task of preparing the entire feast. How do you decide who brings what though?

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Topics: Competency Based Talent Management, Empowering Your Workforce, Talent Management

Showing Employees You are Thankful

Posted by April

Nov 25, 2013 2:59:00 PM

It is hard to believe that Thanksgiving is just three days away. You have been busy with work, family and now the holiday season has commenced. For the past 25 days, people have been posting on Facebook and Twitter the things they are thankful for. Ranging from their spouse to coffee on a cold morning, people seem to be very thankful for a lot of things. We all have things to be thankful for, one of which I’m sure several people have heard is that they have a job. It’s nice being able to pay bills on time and enjoy a little fun time with friends. This leads me to wonder though, how thankful are businesses/managers for their employees?

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Topics: Leadership, Employee Engagement, Employee Recruitment and Retention, Empowering Your Workforce

The Value of Lean Management: Is your Organization Keen on Lean?

Posted by April

Nov 7, 2013 3:46:00 PM

 

Car manufacturing has come a long way since its inception. We have probably all heard about the assembly line from Henry Ford and the way in which it was useful in manufacturing automobiles at a faster pace than before.

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Topics: Leadership, Product News, Healthcare Reform, Empowering Your Workforce, Talent Management

A Condensed Guide to Changing Company Culture

Posted by April

Oct 15, 2013 11:26:00 AM

Changing a company’s culture can be a daunting task. No matter how you look at it, it’s going to be a long, difficult process. No CEO woke up one morning and said “the company’s culture will be different by COB today.”

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Topics: Leadership, Employee Engagement, Talent Management

Managing Your Workforce Competencies: TEDS Talent Management

Posted by April

Oct 14, 2013 1:54:00 PM

Jill is a fantastic nurse in pediatrics and can speak French, Spanish, and English. Robbie scored the highest among his peers when working with intellectually and physically handicapped patients, while Abby has little experience in that area of healthcare, but has several state certifications. Marvin is highly proficient in orthopedics and has the ability to train his colleagues. So how can a hospital manage all of this information so when internal job openings arise, they can pinpoint all potential candidates easily?

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Topics: Product News, TEDS News, Competency Based Talent Management, Talent Management

Survival of the Fittest: Adapting to Change

Posted by April

Oct 7, 2013 9:51:00 AM

With the changing of the season to autumn, the temperature has already begun to drop, the leaves have begun to change colors, and soon the leaves will fall. If you’re lucky enough, you get to see the changing of the seasons and experience all four seasons, depending on your geographic location. When you experience all of these changes, one must adapt to their new surroundings.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Employee Recruitment and Retention, Empowering Your Workforce, Talent Management