Cathleen Urdi

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Posted by Cathleen Urdi on Thu, January 21, 2021

History shows that resilient organizations recover quickly in changing market conditions and fast-moving disruptions. Updating your talent acquisition strategy to be more resilient is key for optimizing a bounce back. Our Trendicators survey of HR leaders revealed that 43% of organizations planned on ramping up their hiring efforts in Q3 and Q4 of 2020, with 47% expecting their talent acquisition budget to increase to support these efforts.

Supporting talent acquisition efforts means adapting to the remote working environment. While working from home is not a new concept, it has opened many organization's eyes when it comes to their recruiting process. 

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Posted by Cathleen Urdi on Wed, December 30, 2020

Making resolutions for the New Year is easy but sticking to them not so much. In addition to your standard resolutions, have you thought about adding some that focus on Employee Recognition? If you haven't in the past, now may be a good time to start.

We've asked some of the Engage2Excel Group team to share their 2021 Recognition Resolutions, and we are listing our ten favorites if you're not sure where to begin or need some ideas!

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Posted by Cathleen Urdi on Wed, December 23, 2020

To say 2020 has felt like it has lasted a lifetime is an understatement. The thought of 366 days (thanks Leap Year) is hard to comprehend, but we're almost at the finish line! To help officially close out what felt like the longest year, we wanted to share some of our most popular blog posts from 2020. These articles discuss hot topics including COVID-19, employee recognition, remote working and recruiting. 

See the blogs that made our TOP 5!

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Posted by Cathleen Urdi on Thu, December 10, 2020

Talent acquisition plays a significant role in creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. Organizations often create a Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) policy without the underlying programs needed to ensure frontline adoption.

Managers need to create an inclusive and open environment where employees feel free to collaborate and share ideas, regardless of their gender, sex, race or sexual identity. Welcoming diverse thoughts often means understanding where barriers, such as management structures, unintentionally block new and different ideas.

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