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Go Beyond Perks to Increase Employee Engagement

Go Beyond Perks to Increase Employee Engagement

It’s an open secret in the talent development world: Improving employee engagement is not only tough, it seems impossible at times. Every manager and every organization has thrown the kitchen sink at the problem. Free lunches? Check. Flexible hours and locations? Check. Bring-your-own-device programs? Check.

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Career Advice From Amazing Female Scientists and Engineers

Career Advice From Amazing Female Scientists and Engineers

Women earn more than 50 percent of the bachelor's degrees issued in the US, but still trail in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields.  It's a sobering reality that underscores the importance of events like the second annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference at Stanford University this month.

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How People Analytics Can Turn HR on Its Head

How People Analytics Can Turn HR on Its Head

HR professionals (like myself) have long been fighting what feels like an uphill battle: gaining employee loyalty and engagement. People want their work to offer the same opportunities for growth and meaning they’ve come to expect in their personal lives.

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IT Pros Earn Highest Salaries in the US, Canada, Australia & New Zealand

IT Pros Earn Highest Salaries in the US, Canada, Australia & New Zealand

IT practitioners in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand make more money than their peers in other geographies.  They earn the highest average salaries, according to Puppet and DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA)'s fifth annual 2016 DevOps Salary Report.  Portland, Ore.-based Puppet is an information technology automation

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Appirio Says a Simple ‘Thanks’ Can Help You Keep Your Best Workers

Appirio Says a Simple 'Thanks' Can Help You Keep Your Best Workers

Just say "thanks."  Keep the beer, the gratuitous company-branded candies. And seriously, you can even put promotions and salary increases on the back burner ... as long as you make your workers feel appreciated for their talents, their contributions and jobs well done.

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Appirio Says a Simple ‘Thanks’ Can Help You Keep Your Best Workers

Appirio Says a Simple 'Thanks' Can Help You Keep Your Best Workers

Just say "thanks."  Keep the beer, the gratuitous company-branded candies. And seriously, you can even put promotions and salary increases on the back burner ... as long as you make your workers feel appreciated for their talents, their contributions and jobs well done.

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