Archive for June, 2017

Carly Bernatovicz

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Carly Bernatovicz

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June 13, 2017

Gen Y is so Last Millennia: It’s Time for Generation Z to Enter the Workforce

It’s time to say hello to Generation Z and the workforce should get ready to welcome us!  For the last several years, there’s been more than enough talk about millennials and their place in the workforce. It’s time to shift the focus to the new wave of employees – Generation Z.

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Angie Williams

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Angie Williams

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June 13, 2017

Why Do You Come Back?

I was recently talking with our summer intern about her experience as a tour guide. As tour guides they experience extensive training to memorize routes, statistics, and attraction facts. But what really stood out about their training is that they’re instructed to emphasize why they continue to return to the college. It’s not as important to say why you picked the school, but explain why you stayed. It’s that moment that lets the heart of the university shine through and people can (hopefully) better imagine themselves or their children as part of that community.

What if this same tactic was applied to improving employee engagement?

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Laura Maike

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Laura Maike

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June 13, 2017

Becoming an Effective CHRO includes Payroll Expertise… or at least an Understanding

Often the intersection between HR and payroll lies in the fact that they’re housed within the same department, led by a CHRO or HR director. It is obvious why they are together – they are “cost centers” tasked with employee needs. Makes sense, but running payroll requires a significantly different set of skills than HR leaders typically have.

Obviously HR holds a valuable role in the organization’s business functions, acting as a resource and strategic business partner to the entire company.  So too does payroll – making sure everyone gets paid smoothly and that benefits are covered. Everyone assumes that payroll just works…until it doesn’t, and you’re sure to have an HR nightmare on your hands if it doesn’t.

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