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Feeling Appreciated? Why It Can Make All The Difference

Feeling Appreciated? Why It Can Make All The Difference | Human Resourses | Scoop.it
A few words of appreciation can go a long way Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart, once said "Appreciate everything your associates do. Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise.

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Christopher Yeh's curator insight, May 19, 2013 12:10 AM

Take the time to build up others. Praise and acknowledge workers especially in times of non-crisis as it will pay off during a crisis period.

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Happiness Secrets From The Staff Of Delivering Happiness At Work

Happiness Secrets From The Staff Of Delivering Happiness At Work | Human Resourses | Scoop.it
Ebullient corporate culture helped grow Tony Hsieh's Zappos into a multibilliondollar shoeloving enterprise and spawned a consulting firm DHW. Here's...

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Kate Lister's curator insight, May 22, 2013 3:41 PM

Here are some numbers they provided on the impact of happiness:

  • 33% higher profitability (Gallup)
  • 43% more productivity (Hay Group)
  • 37% higher sales (Shawn Achor)
  • 300% more innovation (HBR)
  • 51% lower turnover (Gallup)
  • 50% less safety incidents (Babcock Marine Clyde)
  • 66% decrease in sick leave (Forbes)
  • 125% less burnout (HBR)
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This Hiring Formula Most Deserves Your Attention

This Hiring Formula Most Deserves Your Attention | Human Resourses | Scoop.it

"HR has to build bridges with their finance leaders and with those who influence strategy. For this to happen, talent acquisition has to be the bridge with its HR leaders to be the subject matter expert in hiring practices; specifically, hiring practices that help reduce short-term attrition."


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Christopher Yeh's curator insight, April 2, 2013 1:02 PM

Attrition Reduction Improves/Retains Revenue

For every 1% of short-term turnover reduction, what is the expected impact on net revenue?

Identify metrics that define quality, obtain buy in, align strategy.

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Employee Engagement: Every Leader's Imperative - Forbes

Employee Engagement: Every Leader's Imperative - Forbes | Human Resourses | Scoop.it

I had to call my technical support contact last month about a simple billing question.


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Kate Lister's curator insight, May 22, 2013 12:41 PM

...and I'll bet you can guess how the rest of it went. 

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Conflict Resolution in the Workplace | Conflict Resolution Tips

Conflict resolution in the workplace – avoid office conflict by using these techniques from the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.
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Key Metrics Every HR Leader Should Know

Key Metrics Every HR Leader Should Know | Human Resourses | Scoop.it
By Tony Ashton HR professionals often are not as respected as their colleagues in finance when it comes to data-based decision making, so let's take a look at the key metrics every HR leader should know to help business outcomes through people.

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Christopher Yeh's curator insight, April 5, 2013 1:13 PM

1)  Foundational Knowledge: The Shape and Dynamics of Your Workforce

2) Human Capital Risk

3) Productivity and Performance

4) Talent Management

5) Financial Workforce Metrics