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Employee Engagement

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What Makes People Happy in a Job?

Author: Christina Dunn-Seru — Salary is the most important thing to keep people happy at work, right? Maybe not. Ask 2,000 people what makes them happy in a job and you get some interesting answers. Lexington Law, a Utah-based credit repair firm, recently did that to find out what people valued in a job. Salary didn’t […]

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How to Create Engagement in Your Workplace

Author: Christina Dunn-Seru — Do you think you know what your employees want in a benefits package? Employee engagement is top of mind for today’s executive and human resources staff. No one wants an unengaged team — it’s less profitable for the company, and employee turnover can be extremely high. One way to drive engagement […]

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What a Load of … Cognition! The Crucial Importance of Cognitive Load in Training

Author: Jordan Birnbaum — As a behavioral economist, nothing irks me more than the misconception that human beings are, generally speaking, mentally lazy. This false premise is based on the observation that people often don’t think things through, particularly when it comes to decision-making. Human beings are not inherently lazy – we’re inherently efficient. We […]

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Investing in Your Employees with Outplacement

Author: Arlene Newman — For both employees and an organization, losing a job or laying someone off can be a very difficult situation. Employees oftentimes feel lost while the organization wants to mitigate the potential damages. Outplacement services offer former employees career coaching opportunities to attain newfound success and provide organizations the ability to maintain […]

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Why You’re Not Getting More Out of Your Employee’s Training: The 4R Model

Author: Sy Islam — In a recent piece on the SIOP website,I was asked to give some advice to frontline and mid-level managers about how to get the most of their training in 2017. Here’s a follow-up to the aforementioned piece…which has great tips about employee engagement and work teams! I had written my original response in […]

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