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Employee Engagement Intelligence Briefing: 2017.11.13 – 2017.11.17

declassified - 1415 - top secret crossed outI’m Simpson…Gregory F Simpson, Agent In Engagement.  Below is the latest intelligence briefing on employee engagement. Follow @agtinengagement to stay current with the latest updates.



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15 Simple Recruiting Tips You’ll Be Happy You Learned

Bonusly: “Becoming a talent magnet is no easy task, but these 15 simple recruiting tips should get you off to a great start.”




People Analytics and HR: Let’s Emphasize the People

Cake HR: “When you think of People Analytics and HR, images of statistics, reports and investigations may come to mind – but what about the people behind the data? How do we keep them engaged and what does the future of People Analytics and HR look like?”



Despite Increased Focus on Diversity and Inclusion, Expert Shares 3 Areas Where Companies Still Fall Short

LinkedIn Talent Blog: “When it comes to true diversity in the workplace—of age, gender, race, ethnicity, orientation—we are still a lot further away than people realize. From male and millennial-dominated tech companies, to the struggles faced by still-closeted LGBTQs, the U.S. workplace faces more nuanced, persistent obstacles than can be fixed with blanket legislation and pretty words.”



This Week in Employee Engagement: November 17, 2017

Maritz Motivation Solutions: “The utter explosion of digital content presents countless opportunities for learning. Start here to narrow down your search each week in the often overwhelming landscape of employee engagement thought leadership!”



Are You a Leader Who Cares?

Janice Kobelsky: “I believe we have to work harder than ever to earn the privilege of leadership. If we don’t, we deserve to have it wrested away from us. But when we do, when we care enough to care, we can lift others as we climb. It is, after all, our responsibility to do so.”



How Nexus A.I. Is Helping Companies Discover Untapped Talent

Forbes: “Nexus A.I. is a Chicago, Illinois-based company that has developed an artificial intelligence platform to help enterprises find skilled teams. Nexus A.I. can recommend the best employees or teams for any project in seconds. Nexus utilizes data analytics to curate employee skills and experiences to determine how well they would fit with projects and teams. The results become better over time and managers can view available employees and make staffing requests from a central dashboard.”



Driving Employee Engagement Through Effective Performance Management

15Five: “Using leading social science research as our guide, we will uncover why the key to employee engagement is highly intentional performance management. We will also reveal the 3 research backed strategies in effective performance management and highlight the key players involved in the performance management process.”



Managers Aren’t Doing Enough to Train Employees for the Future

Harvard Business Review: “As we began analyzing the results of our recent survey, we fully expected to see supervisor support emerge as important to training and development. What we didn’t anticipate, however, was how powerful that link would be. We also identified several other areas where workers reported discrepancies in the opportunities available to them.”



The Secret To Discussing Pay With Employees

OfficeVibe: “Universally speaking, money is an uncomfortable subject – be it with friends, family or in the workplace. In fact, the “pay” conversation that managers are required to have with their employees might be one of the most unanticipated talks of the year.”



How To Create An Organization Where Everyone Is Engaged In Learning (1:03:41)

The Future Organization: “Rebecca Chandler is the Chief Learning Officer and Global Director of Learning and Development at Steelcase.” “Chandler is charged with making Steelcase the pacesetter for learning organizations worldwide.” “Steelcase education is on an evolution. They offer a lot around active learning. They understand that people need to engage in a variety of ways. They have a “Think, Make, Share” program.”




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