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Melissa Meunier

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, July 3, 2019

Do you remember the day you first started your job? It was probably a whirlwind of activity: signing forms, meeting colleagues, taking a tour of the building, completing orientation – and, of course, figuring out the coffee maker. You probably also remember clearly how you felt that first day – how your boss treated you, whether your team members were friendly and whether you could find all the information you needed. 

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Thu, June 20, 2019

Flexible working hours. Supportive managers. Permission to head home when your work is finished, even if it’s before 5:00. Cultural elements like these strongly influence employee engagement on the job, and hopefully, the people you hire will be a good fit for the culture you’ve designed. But sometimes, the work isn’t what the employee expected it to be, personalities clash or they receive a more lucrative offer from another company, and you find yourself parting ways. 

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, June 12, 2019

Every week, more than 150 million Americans go to work with the expectation that they will make decisions that are in the best interest of the company they work for and its customers. Employee recognition plays a vital role in influencing the attitudes and actions of employees, motivating and celebrating behaviors that bring company values, aspirations and policies to life.

In our latest best practices report, Great Recognition Moments, we showcase insights, strategies and examples from eight Engage2Excel clients that do an exceptional job at integrating recognition into operations and the daily experiences of employees. The programs represented include different types and styles of recognition for performance, safety, demonstration of core values and employee loyalty.

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Thu, June 6, 2019
In April, the national unemployment rate dropped to 3.6%, the lowest it’s been in over a decade. That’s excellent news for the economy (and for people who need to support their families), but it also means that competition for talent has reached cutthroat intensity. That’s especially true in fields like healthcare and technology, where finding candidates with the right skills can be downright exhausting. Read More

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