Understand the Connection Between Employee Engagement and Business Performance
By Chris Powell, CEO, BlackbookHR

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With all the buzz around employee engagement, it’s shocking to realize that more than 70 percent of employees aren’t engaged, according to Gallup. What may be even more surprising to business leaders is that they already have the data needed to avoid this issue. Chris Powell reminds us that employee engagement has a direct effect on the bottom line, and once you start viewing engagement through the lens of business performance, you’ll be able to make changes that have a big impact. To learn how to draw the connection between engagement and performance, read the [full article].


CTHRA Launches New Employee Benefits Survey With PwC Saratoga

CTHRA is pleased to announce a call for participants for our new Cable and Telecommunications Employee Benefits Survey which will include a metrics component. Your company will gain valuable benchmarks and insight into the latest trends in employee offerings which you can leverage to attract and retain top talent. Read more and learn how to enroll to participate.
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150 Attend Mission Media’s Inaugural Educational Event

Mission Media, the industry initiative focused on the hiring and retention of veterans, hosted its first educational offering: The Walt Disney Company/Disney lnstitute's Heroes Work Here Workshop. Held on July 13 in Washington, D.C., the workshop was produced by the Veterans Advisory Council and sponsored by the NCTA and CTHRA. Speakers included five military veterans who shared insight about their transition into the civilian workforce. Hear their advice on how employers can help streamline the process. [full article]


Save the Date for the 2016 HR Symposium

CTHRA’s HR Symposium is set for November 2 in Philadelphia, and topics and speakers will be unveiled soon. In the meantime, mark your calendar so you can join us for the one-and-only industry-specific HR program of the year!



Member Applause

We applaud Chris Barksdale, Vice President of HR, Scripps Networks Interactive, who was recognized on Multichannel News’ 40 under 40 list as an emerging executive making an impact.

We congratulate CTHRA Board Member Eric Hawkins on his new post! Eric is moving west to take on the role of Senior Vice President of HR at Discovery Communications & The Oprah Winfrey Network.


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