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Importance of Training, Professional Development, and Growth

The importance of training and growth for Professional Development

Earlier this week we shared a post on HR concerns that revealed employees often value professional development over pay. This was a concern as some employees may not be getting the training opportunities they desire for various reasons which include: too expensive, planning/scheduling, conflicts, etc. In the post, it was stated that 39 per cent of Canadian employees would take a pay cut at another organization if it offered them better professional development opportunities than...

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Engagement Survey Alternatives

Engagement Survey Alternatives

AON Hewitt recently released this research statistic: 11% of employer’s measure employee engagement more than once a year. 47% of companies intend to move to a more frequent survey. Engagement surveys have been around for likely a decade when engagement concepts began to take hold and warrant further discussion and study. But the challenge is, in that decade the needle on engagement levels has not moved at all or minimally. In essence there has been...

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The Difference Between Employee Satisfaction and Employee Engagement

Employee Satisfaction - the difference between engaged and disengaged staff

People often use the terms "employee engagement" and "employee satisfaction" interchangeably, as synonyms. Although these terms have much in common, there are significant and important differences between employee engagement and employee satisfaction that need to be understood as these affect the future success of your organization. So, what are these differences? What Is Employee Satisfaction? Employee satisfaction is used to describe employees who are happy and content in their jobs and can fulfill their desires...

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