Employee Engagement

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Designing Your Social Recruiting Strategy

Add Social Networks to Recruiting Strategies for Unbeatable Results Here’s why. The focus for traditional recruiters was around attracting talent to take interest in a company. Today, candidates are looking for companies that take an interest in them and the world. That means attracting candidates in a new way—using social media to encourage candidates to […]


Disney U: How Disney University Develops the World’s Most Engaged, Loyal, and Customer-Centric Employees

Believe it or not, We’re all in the customer service industry.  Even if you work alone, at some point you have to interact with people and be engaged.  As we start relying more on technology it’s important to not let personal etiquette has fall to the wayside.  So how do you teach your employees to […]


Hello Stay Interviews, Goodbye Talent Loss

SilkRoad’s November book club selection, Hello Stay Interviews, Goodbye Talent Loss explores the concept of executing stay interviews to find out what really makes your employees excited about working for your organization, and what your organization can change to keep them returning to work. Never lose your top talent by learning how to have this important dialogue with your employees.


Secrets to Retaining Millenials

Many companies can’t hold on to their Millennial employees.

SilkRoad conducted a survey to find out what HR Professionals thought about Millennials and what programs their organizations had in place for them. One of the most consistent issues HR professionals had was retaining their Millennial employees after they trained them and they developed their skills.


What To Say When Faced With a Tough Situation

Delivering good news is easy, but what do say when things take a turn for the worse? Knowing what to say and how to say it can be the difference between alleviating a workplace situation or creating an all out catastrophe in this month’s SilkRoad Book Club!  If you would like to learn more about […]


Ultimate Employee Onboarding Checklist

A Complete List to Create a Dynamic New Hire Onboarding Process First impressions matter with your new hire. When a job applicant accepts the position, the next steps matter. You’ll want to get the “new hire” to “productive employee” fast. The onboarding process drives what new employees will share with others and influences whether they’ll […]


Ultimate Employee Offboarding Checklist

A Complete List to Create a Win-Win Employee Offboarding Program Today’s departing employees have power, whether it’s sharing experiences on LinkedIn and Glassdoor or even becoming a client or contractor down the road. With the potential impact on recruiting, there’s a new emphasis on creating a positive and productive goodbye through a formal offboarding program. […]


Linking Engagement, Onboarding, Performance, Learning

Employee engagement operates as a continuum from new hire onboarding through learning and training to performance appraisal and back again. Human Resource teams need to think of the onboarding-learning-appraisal process as a whole, rather than three distinct functions. With the advent of integrated HR software suites, it’s easier to integrate these into a success path […]


High Performance Onboarding | Brandon Hall Report

While attracting and hiring top talent becomes a top priority for business executives today. But even more important to the success of the company is keeping those new hires engaged. From day one. That means employers must put an emphasis on consistent onboarding of new hires. High-performing organizations are more concerned with something else entirely: employee engagement.