Category: Motivation

Money Trumps Everything . . . Except When It Doesn’t

In survey after survey, employers list “salary” as the top factor when deciding if they are going to accept a job offer or remain with their current employer. However, according to a recent study by Accountemps, the world’s first and largest specialized staffing service for temporary accounting, finance, and bookkeeping professionals, most workers would continue
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Good Employees Minus Good Wages Equals Goodbye

Money may be the root of all evil, but it also appears to be the root cause of good workers jumping ship. While many companies may focus on increasing employee engagement and remembering to say “thank you” and “please,” it would appear that there’s a more dire need to focus on increasing wages. According to
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Uncovering Distinguishing Soft Skills to Find the Right Candidate

  How important is a candidate’s personality to an organization? Pierre-Francois Verley, the co-founder and CEO of Talentoday, believes that it is a vital component in not just the hiring process, but throughout an employee’s career. That’s why his company developed a tool to help companies assess personality and motivations.   “Nowadays, companies that are looking
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Are 100% of Your Employees Engaged?

This post has been contributed by William A. Schiemann, CEO, Metrus Institute. If you’d like to be a contributor, please contact us. Chances are that you are far from having most employees engaged.  Gallup, Hewitt, Towers-Watson, and others have reported figures indicating that as many as 60% of employees are disengaged. The Metrus Institute does not
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