Cathleen Urdi

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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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Posted by Cathleen Urdi on Fri, November 27, 2020

The relationship between managers and their direct reports has undergone severe stress testing during the COVID-19 crisis. Unfortunately, according to a Career Builder survey, 58% of managers have never received training in people management. In turn, HR leaders should not expect that managers are well equipped to support remote employees. 

So, what do managers need to do differently to engage remote workers? Some of the answers can be found below in the four tips:

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