Unlocking the Secret to Employee Engagement: Effective Recognition Programs
By Josh Bersin, Principal, Bersin by Deloitte

Culture and engagement emerged among the most important issues affecting organizational performance in Deloitte’s recently released report: Global Human Capital Trends 2015. In fact, the proportion of respondents citing culture and engagement as a “very important” issue nearly doubled this year from 26 percent to 50 percent, according to the report. As a result, almost two-thirds of the study’s HR respondents are looking to update or revamp their entire strategy to measure, manage and improve employee engagement. Josh reveals five essential pillars of recognition you’ll want to consider for your programs. [full article]

To Rate or Not to Rate? The Death of Performance Reviews
By Lisa Kaye, Founder & CEO, greenlightjobs.com

Whether your company considers performance ratings and reviews a cornerstone of its philosophy or just a good way to keep managers accountable for their employee’s performance, there is a growing trend that may challenge the foundation of the prescribed employee performance review. Discover what you should consider as you breathe new life into your old processes. [full article]

CTHRA Forums — Where Collaboration Begins
By Pam Hagan, Corporate Vice President of HR, and Jennifer Tracy, Senior Director of Talent Acquisition and Diversity, Bright House Networks

In the face of consolidation, competition and changing technology, the need for collaboration is greater than ever. CTHRA has recently launched two networking forums to facilitate interaction among colleagues across the industry. One is focused on talent acquisition, the other on compensation. [full article]

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