How to Make a Business Case for Investing In Employee Engagement

February 20, 2020 at 8:00 am
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It’s one thing to say employee engagement is beneficial, but it’s another to make a business case that companies should invest in it. As an abstract […]

Employee Engagement Starts Pre-Hire

January 22, 2020 at 5:06 pm
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When employees are engaged, they work harder and stay longer than when they are not engaged. Here’s the kicker though: employee engagement starts even before […]

5 Ways to Engage Employees Right Now

January 16, 2020 at 1:27 pm
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Employee engagement is critical for productivity and retention. Additionally, engaged employees are essential for a positive workplace culture that inspires and encourages rather than deadens […]

Exploring the State of Employee Engagement in the New Year

January 13, 2020 at 8:00 am
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Engaged employees feel a sense of purpose at work. Employee engagement encompasses two basic things: the level of commitment an employee has to a job […]

4 Truths and 1 Lie about Employee Engagement

January 10, 2020 at 6:40 pm
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Companies need engaged employees to thrive and perform optimally, but it’s not easy to get and keep employees engaged. Studies from 2013 and 2015 showed […]

Your Company’s People Strategy: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How to Improve

September 13, 2019 at 8:00 am
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Companies often think in terms of overall strategies that will make their business successful, but they don’t realize that people strategy will affect their success […]

Q&A with Jason Lauritsen on Creating a More Positive Workplace

August 29, 2019 at 9:52 pm
Jason Lauritsen

Jason Lauritsen is a speaker, author, and consultant who wants companies to look at work and the workplace from their employees’ point of view and […]

Q&A with Cynthia Trivella, Vice President of Strategic Relations at, on the Evolution of HR

June 28, 2019 at 6:41 pm
Cynthia Trivella

Cynthia Trivella is Vice President of Strategic Relations at She has worked in HR marketing for over 20 years and partnered with leading global […]

A Q&A with Tom Haak, Director of the HRTrend Institute, on the Present and Future of HR

May 31, 2019 at 1:02 pm
Tom Haak

Tom Haak is the director of the HRTrend Institute. The HR Trend Institute follows, detects, and encourages trends. Tom is considered to be one of […]

Hiring for Culture vs. Skills: Which Is the Better Option?

April 19, 2019 at 10:18 pm
Employer interviewing a potential employee candidate.

The two primary hiring considerations of most hiring teams continue to be the candidate’s skills and cultural fit within the organization. While skills have been […]