What is Gainsharing and Can It Improve Employee Performance?

What is Gainsharing

In the business world, there are dozens of different frameworks, incentive programs, and punishment/reward systems you can use to influence the performance of your employees. Some of them are highly effective; others have long been proven ineffective. Still others are reliant on the people in your team. One such program is gainsharing. You may have…

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The Importance of Recruiting Metrics

If you want better hiring results, you have to make some changes in your recruiting process. One of the best changes to make is in regard to recruiting metrics. You need to gather and maintain the right kind of data, such as where your candidates are coming from, how they apply for your jobs, and…

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Employee Engagement Ideas – Learn from these 3 Companies

Employee engagement has become a competitive advantage and a requirement for becoming an employer of choice. It’s what any employer needs to create in their company to attract top candidates. Employee engagement ideas abound and can be found at top employers. Take a look at how these three companies are using employee engagement ideas. Learn from Zappos Zappos…

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Employee Engagement: Companies That Got it Right

Would your company win an award for employee engagement? If your workplace is lacking something, if your employees look forward to the weekend more than new projects, or if you have a hard time filling open positions, you need to learn how to increase employee engagement. Gallup measures companies that set a global standard for…

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How Employee Engagement is Becoming Real-Time

Employee engagement has become a competitive advantage in recruiting and retention and employer brand building. Experts like General Electric CEO Jack Welch know that employee engagement is the best measure of a company’s health. Highly engaged employees want to come to work every day and want to do the work your company needs done to…

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The Best Employee Referral Program Software

Employee referral programs are an increasing trend in recruiting and retention practices. According to the 2014 Meritage Talent Solutions’ Employee Referral Trends Report, almost three quarters of companies surveyed said they have a formal employee referral program. Companies with more than 50,000 employees most commonly have formal employee referral programs, and companies with 10,000 to…

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Does Employee Engagement Require a Chief Happiness Officer?

Who is responsible for corporate culture and employee engagement in your organization, and why is it important? As the economy improves, the dynamics in the job market have shifted. Employers no longer have the upper hand with applicants and have to compete for top talent. That makes culture, employee engagement, and the candidate experience top…

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Learn how a “Growth Culture” can Reduce Employee Turnover

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No one wants to stay in a dead-end job. When employees see outside talent getting hired for higher-level positions instead of employees being offered opportunities to advance, don’t get changes in pay, title, or responsibility, and don’t get any face-time with the boss, they will leave. Maybe not this week, or even this year, but…

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Are You Providing Growth Opportunities for Employees?

Today’s recruiting environment is vastly different than five years ago, and it’s continuously evolving. Disengaged employees, Baby Boomers leaving and Millennials arriving, candidate experience, and employer branding are just some of the issues employers must keep pace with to keep a competitive advantage in recruiting. To attract and retain talent in the shifting sands of…

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Why Employee Onboarding Matters

What happens during a new employee’s first day with your company? Is there a video involved? Lots of paperwork? Would employees describe it as a “bore-ientation?” Or is your new employee onboarding program designed to help new hires adjust to your company culture, work environment, and performance expectations from day one? That’s what Talya Bauer,…

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Employee Engagement on a Zero Dollar Budget

Entrepreneurs, small business owners, and managers charged with developing new business lines are all challenged with building employee engagement while managing profitable business operations. The Recruiting Division talks about employee engagement in posts including “Practical Employee Engagement Ideas,” “3 Easy and Effective Employee Engagement Ideas,” and “Employee Engagement Ideas To Use Right Now.” In his book…

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