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5 Trends for Talent Acquisition in 2016

Written by: Miriam Dushane  As we head into 2016, I believe that most employers – whether hiring in local markets or nationally – will experience increased difficulty in recruiting. This challenge will be driven mainly by a growing demand for high-quality candidates across all levels and types of positions. Everyone involved in hiring will need

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Small “Reminders”Keep Culture Alive

First published in HR People and Strategy For a number of years, I worked at the New York City headquarters of the advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather. One unmistakable part of the experience was being greeted every morning by bright red wall-to-wall carpeting. Step off the elevator, on any floor, and you were immediately treading

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Driving Citizen-Centric Engagement

Written by: Dan Chenok A Citizen-Centric Government experience is going to be the new normal in today’s Digital world. Mark Fisk is the lead author for this article.  Mark is a Partner within IBM’s Global Business Services division. I had the privilege of recently attending the Citizen’s Engagement Summit hosted in Washington, DC to learn

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Does SoLoMo Help Employee Brand Engagement?

I attended a C-Suite conference last week in Boston. I heard a new term called SoLoMo. So I googled it and learned that it means Social-Local-Mobile. Definition – What does SoLoMo mean? The following is an explanation from the helpful website, Techopedia. “SoLoMo, short for social-local-mobile, refers to a more mobile-centric version of the

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Brillance@Work — How To Enhance The Employee Experience Through Technology

Written by: Peggy Bieniek,ABC, Starry Blue Brilliance “Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response.” – Arthur Schlesinger, Historian In “The 11 Vital Internal Communications Trends You’d Be Crazy to Ignore,” Shel Holtz states that “with employees able to see instantly what their work team peers, project peers, bosses and

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Brillance@Work — Speaking Authentically Delivers On Your Brand Promise

Written by: Peggy Bieniek,ABC, Starry Blue Brilliance Your employees are your best advocates for business success. But you must carefully plan how to help them spread their love of your organization. In “8 Steps to Turn Staffers into Online Brand Ambassadors,” Courtney Howell states that “when provided with proper training and the right tools, employees can add

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Has Your Governance Gone Too Far?

How many of you read that headline quickly and thought it said, “Has Your Government Gone Too Far?” I was afraid of that when I was writing this post, as it seems like politics is on everyone’s mind these days. But this article isn’t about government, though it is about rules, and more importantly, rules

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