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Employee Benefits: Make Them Easy to Buy and Use

on Nov 20, 2019 9:45:00 AM By | Sharlyn Lauby | 0 Comments | Education Benefits HR Department
One of my favorite phrases is “make it easy to buy and easy to use”. I learned it years ago in the hospitality industry. If you want to upsell a restaurant guest, make it easy for them to buy the premium product and use it. Basically, as the guest, I simply want to pay and enjoy.
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6 Unconventional Skills to Develop for Future Professional Success

on Aug 21, 2019 2:03:00 PM By | Sharlyn Lauby | 0 Comments | Soft Skills Management HR Department
We spend a lot of time talking about what organizations need to do in order to be successful: things like candidate experience, employee experience, company culture, etc. One of the prerequisites of developing a world-class organization is having a human resources department that can partner with the business to make it happen. I hate to say it, but a mediocre HR team may or may not have the bandwidth to build a best place to work.    
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The News Is Part Of Your Employment Brand

on Aug 14, 2019 9:29:14 AM By | Sharlyn Lauby | 0 Comments | Employees News Employment Brand
I ran across an interesting article in The Manifest titled, “How Do Employees Act When Faced with Unethical Company Behavior?” The article talks about how candidates want to work for companies with ethics and will choose not to accept offers of higher pay at companies with a history of unethical behavior. I’m not sure this is a surprise. Or at least it shouldn’t be.
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Employee Experience Must Mirror the Customer Experience

on Jun 12, 2019 10:08:00 AM By | Sharlyn Lauby | 0 Comments | Employee Engagement Management
While it is true that employees aren’t the same as customers, on some level, they do expect the same experiences. Technology is doing some wonderful things for the customer experience. I can make doctor appointments and see my lab results using an app. If my flight is delayed and I miss my connection, the Delta Airlines app will automatically rebook me on the next flight. It’s those little things that make life easier. And if individuals can get that experience in their personal lives, it could drive the employee experience they expect it in their work lives.
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6 Things to Consider When Texting Job Candidates

on Feb 8, 2019 9:10:00 AM By | Sharlyn Lauby | 0 Comments | Job Seekers texting
A few years ago, I went to the SourceCon conference. During the event, one of the speakers asked the crowd how many people texted candidates and quite a few people raised their hand, more than I would have suspected at that time. Since then, I have continued to hear more and more people talk about texting candidates. If you’re not texting candidates, you might be behind the curve in today’s competitive talent market.
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4 Reasons to Start an HR Lab

on Sep 6, 2018 4:20:25 PM By | Sharlyn Lauby | 0 Comments | Human Resources Insights Blogs Human Resources candidates
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Silver Lining of an "Open" Vacation Policy

on Jun 14, 2018 10:22:36 AM By | Sharlyn Lauby | 0 Comments | Workforce Benefits vacation
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3 Ways to Improve the Candidate Experience

on May 3, 2018 12:26:01 PM By | Sharlyn Lauby | 0 Comments | Recruiting HR Candidate Experience
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Organizations Don't Change Until People Do

on Apr 5, 2018 4:39:39 PM By | Sharlyn Lauby | 0 Comments | Awareness Reinforcement Knowledge Ability
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Addressing the Core Issues with Performance Reviews

on Jan 31, 2018 2:43:24 PM By | Sharlyn Lauby | 0 Comments | Workforce Employee Performance Review Office
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