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What Talent Experience Means and Why It Matters

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Article by Alan Margulis - Mar 15, 2018

For two decades, companies in the U.S. and around the world have been focusing on employee engagement as a means to improve talent acquisition and retention. Despite countless talent surveys and organizational research on this subject, global engagement scores have continued to remain at...

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Which Experiences Matter Most in Employee Engagement and Retention?

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Article by Alan Margulis - Mar 15, 2018

Employees spend more time in their relationship with their employers than they do with family, friends, spouses, or children. Their experiences at work matter, especially at a time when retention risk is at its peak.

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Major Studies Detail Correlation Between Employee Engagement and Retention

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Article by Alan Margulis - Mar 15, 2018

The most serious challenge facing Human Resources is not benefits, compensation, or performance management. For two years running, the top two HR challenges have been employee retention and employee engagement.

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Why Smart Companies Hire At The End Of The Year

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Article by Alan Margulis - Mar 15, 2018

The end of year is a time for gratitude and reflection before holiday celebrations give way to the New Year and forward thinking. The same holds true for many companies, which is exactly why you shouldn’t wait for the New Year to refocus your hiring efforts, especially important in today’s tight...

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Fine Tune Your Recruiting Strategy to Target Top Performers

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Article by Alan Margulis - Nov 18, 2017

Recruitment strategy is a major factor in your organization’s success. For small and medium-sized businesses in particular, hourly front line talent is the company’s lifeblood. Yet many companies scrutinize their employees far more rigorously than their recruiting processes

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3 Types Of Employees That Managers Love

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Article by Alan Margulis - Oct 26, 2017

What can you learn from that guy at work who always seems to get the plum assignments, or your co-worker who gets asked her opinion in every staff meeting? Plenty. There are certain types of employees who make a great impression on everyone, from subordinates to peers to executives. Here are...

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How To Avoid The 3 Most Common Hiring Mistakes

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Article by Alan Margulis - Oct 13, 2017

Sometimes hiring managers are so eager to fill open positions that they end up making mistakes that could lead to accidentally hiring the wrong person.

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The Top Issues In Healthcare Recruiting Are...

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Article by Alan Margulis - Oct 06, 2017

Filling positions in the healthcare industry is growing more and more difficult each day. No one is more acutely aware of this than hiring managers in the space, who find themselves struggling to attract and retain quality personnel.

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It's Time To Take Employee Retention Seriously

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Article by Alan Margulis - Sep 28, 2017

The prevailing attitude when discussing retention is to simply accept turnover as a fact of life. This fatalistic mindset does nothing to help improve the situation or solve the problem. In actuality, there are specific and actionable that can be done to improve employee retention rates.

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If Your Best Employees Are Quitting, Here's Why

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Article by Alan Margulis - Sep 21, 2017

Here’s a sobering statistic: the voluntary turnover rate was 11.6%. in the US last year. That may not sound like a lot, but it’s startling when you really think about it - on average, almost 12 out of 100 employees quit their jobs. This costs companies millions per year, not to mention the...

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