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Greg Kern

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How to Hire Great Employees | Tips for Hiring Employees

Posted on 05/06/2015 in Recruiting, Hiring the Best

10 Tips to Hiring the Best Employees

we are hiringIn a survey of recent college seniors, when asked what they wanted in their jobs, said their top three, most important factors were: Opportunities for personal growth, job security, and a friendly work environment. Note: Salary was not in their top three. 

Most respondents indicated they want to work for an organization that produces products or offers services that benefit others. They wanted to make a difference! Remember this when you are thinking of how to hire great employees.

A tip for how to hire great employees is to consider whether a person is the BEST candidate, or the RIGHT candidate, for your organization.

While the Best candidate may have great qualifications and the perfect resume, the Right candidate should have a balance of qualifications, plus interpersonal skills and the personality that's suited to the job and your culture.

So how do hire great employees and balance your goals and the desires of your candidates?

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Employee Engagement Definition | Meaning

Posted on 04/16/2015 in Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement Defined

employee engagement definition Employee Engagement is defined and measured by the level of desire employees have to put in that extra effort for the benefit of their company, their tendency to speak highly of the company as a great place to work, and their intention to stay with the company.

Building an organization of committed and motivated employees is the key to success. 

Studies have shown that the more engaged employees are, the more innovative, productive and profitable the company will be, as explained in this article.

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Tips For Recognizing And Rewarding Employees

Posted on 12/22/2014 in Employee Recognition

Employee Recognition - benefits

Continually recognizing and rewarding employees in many different ways, is an important component in your overall plan to increase employee engagement and productivity.

Recognizing and rewarding employees helps reduce the corporate risks that could result from low morale, lower engagement levels, and frequent employee turnover.

A comprehensive employee recognition program can help increase your organization's potential for success.

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Employee Thank You Gifts | Ways to Thank Employees

Posted on 12/20/2014 in Spot Recognition, Employee Engagement

Thanking Employees helps improve engagement

Thanking Employees is an important part of your overall Recognition Strategy. Everybody likes to be thanked, and the people that work for you are no different.

See this sample of a Spot Award Card themed for You're a Shinning Star. Good for one gift of their choice! It's the perfect way to say thanks for doing a great job!

Here's some ways we can help make saying Thanks very easy.

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Employee Retention Strategies, Programs & Incentives

Posted on 12/18/2014 in Employee Retention

Employee Retention Ideas - Strategy

The employment scene has shifted and long-term loyalty between employers and employees can no longer be taken for granted. Management needs to implement an employment retention strategy to improve retention.

Just as workers must strive ever harder to prove their worth, managers need to explore new ideas for employee retention to hang on to their winning staff.

Here's a strategy and some ideas to help improve employee retention:

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Christmas Gifts for Employees Ideas | Holiday Gifts Employees

Posted on 10/28/2014 in Employee Holiday Gifts

Selecting Perfect Employee Christmas Gifts

holiday-emps-cat.jpgChoosing Sincere and “Unfoolish” Employee Christmas Gifts

“The magi, as you know, were wise men--wonderfully wise men--who brought gifts to the Babe in the manger. They invented the art of giving Christmas presents.” ― O. Henry, The Gift of the Magi

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