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By Maren Hogan – Social Hire Employers need to give feedback if they want their employees to stay engaged, that’s a fact. 69% of employees say they are willing to work hard if they feel their work is being recognized and 78% of employees say being recognized motivates them in their job. But sometimes attempts… read more

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By Sara Pollock – Social Hire Teaching something once doesn’t ensure your employees actually understand and know what they are supposed to do. To keep your employees performing at their very best, continuous learning must be a driving factor. As an HR leader, you need to provide learning opportunities for your employees, including the departments… read more

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By Darren Chait – RecruitLoop All-hands meetings (or ‘town halls’) are part and parcel of Silicon Valley. You would be hard pressed to find a tech company where this regular meeting isn’t ingrained in process. It’s a well accepted way to build and reinforce company culture, increase employee engagement and achieve alignment with company goals… read more

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By Suzanne Gelb – theMuse Forty percent of Americans leave unused paid vacation time on the table every year. Why? People are afraid of being replaced or they’re afraid of their work piling up while they’re gone. These fears are understandable, but most of the time, they’re not grounded in reality. They’re what psychologists like… read more

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By Bill Murphy jr. – theMuse As an American, you legitimately could spend every day of your life on vacation and still make a good living. But the truth is, few of us actually do this. Instead, we work hard, take time off when we can, and face the inevitable letdown when it’s time to… read more

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By Travis Bradberry – Ladders If you’re ambitious, you’re bound to feel like a failure from time to time. Lofty goals lead to inevitable moments when you aren’t yet living up to your expectations. We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won’t admit it—other than the guy with the ‘He… read more

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By Anisa Purbasari Horton – Fast Company An open office is supposed to have many benefits: fostering collaboration, creativity, and reducing unnecessary digital communication. But as many Fast Company readers pointed out, the layout brings a set of problems. “Nonstop distractions. I can hardly ever work uninterrupted for more than a few minutes at a… read more