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7 Must-haves for Your Financial Wellness Tool

May 15, 2018 3:54:14 PM / by The HR Trove by Willis Towers Watson posted in Financial Wellness, Financial Well-being

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Picture this: John, one of your most talented junior managers, has had a number of life changes recently, both happy and challenging. He’s gotten married, moved into a new condo, and has started caring for an aging relative. He’s got a lot on his plate, personally, professionally, and financially.

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Are you paying your employees too much – or not enough?

Mar 29, 2018 5:49:31 PM / by The HR Trove by Willis Towers Watson posted in compensation

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Designing pay plans that fit with your budget and are also robust enough to attract the right workforce to support your business strategy is a challenging balancing act. However, the right research and preparation will help ensure your compensation strategy is in step with your industry. Compensation data gleaned from participation in surveys is a proven way to make sure your strategy is competitive.

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Using behavioral-based interview questions to improve your interview process

Jan 22, 2018 5:28:14 PM / by The HR Trove by Willis Towers Watson posted in hiring process, recruitment, behavior-based interview, behavioral event interview questions

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Hiring the right employees for your organization is critical and using behavioral-based interview questions can improve your interview process. It’s important to assess candidates for the job as well as for overall fit with your organization’s culture. But did you know that 46% of companies are not using organizational or functional competencies to assess candidates? (2016 Willis Towers Watson Global Talent Management & Rewards Study – U.S.) Talk about a missed opportunity!

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Hello Human Resources! You Have a Problem.

Jan 2, 2018 12:34:12 PM / by The HR Trove by Willis Towers Watson posted in Products

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Does this sound familiar?

Each day you show up at work with good intentions of making great progress on key initiatives. Only to face the reality of getting bogged down in the details of the day to day.

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Leading Change Management so it Sticks

Dec 12, 2017 12:01:22 PM / by The HR Trove by Willis Towers Watson posted in Change leadership, change management, change leadership training, leading change management, change manager

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More often than not, change initiatives fail. In fact, the brutal truth is that over 70% of change initiatives fail because they focus solely on rational aspects such as systems, processes and skills. Leaders often neglect to address the human elements that accompany major transitions, including the different emotional journeys people experience, multiple vested interests that are often present, and a whole diversity of perspectives on, and reactions to, any particular change.

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How new technology is re-energizing Employee surveys including Employee Engagement Pulse Surveys

Dec 6, 2017 12:09:45 PM / by The HR Trove by Willis Towers Watson posted in Products, Customer feedback, Case studies, employees, employee engagement pulse survey

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More than ever before, companies are turning employee engagement pulse surveys for employee feedback and, empowered by new technology, they are soliciting it more often and on more topics than ever. No longer requiring support from specialists, they are keeping their costs low and their options open.

Read on for a few recent examples of how Willis Towers Watson Pulse Software is helping companies achieve their employee survey objectives.

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What to know to grow: Competencies as the missing link to effective career development

Nov 30, 2017 10:04:56 AM / by The HR Trove by Willis Towers Watson posted in competencies, career development

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Career advancement is important. Really important. In fact, both employees and companies rank career advancement opportunities among the top three drivers of attraction and retention (2016 Willis Towers Watson Global Workforce and Global Talent Management & Rewards Studies – U.S.).

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5 considerations when building (or improving) your training programs

Oct 26, 2017 3:58:19 PM / by The HR Trove by Willis Towers Watson posted in Trends, Training

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Informal training, mentoring, technical training, skills, leadership development, modules, e-learning, burst sessions...INFORMATION OVERLOAD!

When you are reviewing your organization's training programs, your list can seem like a never ending road to nowhere. How do you set a clear path forward for building or improving your training program in your organization?

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New York family leave: Is it a game changer?

Oct 19, 2017 11:20:44 AM / by The HR Trove by Willis Towers Watson posted in Trends, Regulatory, Family leave, Paid time off, Time off

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The leave landscape continues to shift for employers and employees alike. While the landmark 1993 Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provided job security for up to 12 weeks for leave, it has always been unpaid. Recent trends, however, have seen many states upping the ante with paid leave arrangements supporting a broader range of need.

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Which employee opinion survey is right for you?

Oct 5, 2017 2:15:30 PM / by The HR Trove by Willis Towers Watson posted in Products

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Start with the business need

If your company is new to employee opinion surveys, it’s natural to wonder where to begin.  A good place to start is to identify the issues you are hoping solve. Broadly speaking, there are four types of employee surveys. We suggest you begin with the one that best meets your current needs.

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