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Host a Virtual Health Fair

Virtual Health Fair

Of vital importance for both organizations and employees, health fairs provide an opportunity for employees to have real conversations with physicians and other health care vendors. However, as companies grow and globalize, health fairs become difficult to execute. HR teams don’t have the time or budget to hold health fairs at multiple offices, and it’s nearly impossible to coordinate an …

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10 Secrets to Building a Happy Workforce

productivity, human capital, worker satisfaction

Does your company have a happy workforce? 70% of employees are actively disengaged at work. 1/3 of employees say their managers don’t listen. Are you listening? “Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” – Vince Lombardi How would your employees answer? My company makes …

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4 Ways to Make Benefits Communications More Engaging

benefits enrollment

Every year, companies struggle to create the right benefits communications plan that will successfully engage employees during benefits enrollment. Although benefits enrollment is a high priority for employees and HR departments, sometimes the process can be complicated and confusing. Because of this, it’s vital for human resources departments to find fun, interactive ways to increase engagement. Employees must engage, ask …

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Virtualize Your Benefits Communications

virtual benefits communications

Open enrollment for health care benefits is generally a busy time for human resources departments. To help employees make informed decisions, HR teams must successfully update the company’s entire workforce on benefits options. This can prove especially difficult for a large, dispersed workforce, but you can make the process easier by using an online meeting tool for benefits communications. iMeet® …

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Missed the Webcast? Watch PGi’s Karrie Andes and Rejuvenate Your HR Benefits

In case you missed it, last week PGi HR professional Karrie Andes presented a webcast entitled “Boring Benefits? Rejuvenate the Way You Communicate!” In her webcast, Karrie shared her expertise on creating an engaging benefits program that reaches and educates your entire organization. Watch the webcast above and learn: What do the Marketing Pros know? Marketing professionals utilize a wide …

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The New Virtual Face of HR: Collaborative Conversations with Kim Pettibone

The trend of conducting face-to-face, online job interviews has increased 49% since 2011. Technology is revolutionizing all aspects of HR, from identifying candidates, interviewing, onboarding, conducting orientations and more. I had the opportunity to discuss technology’s impact on HR with Kim Pettibone, PGi’s Human Resources and Talent Management Director and an HR professional with over 20 years of experience. Josh …

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Online Interview Infographic: Body Language Secrets for Recruiters and Job Seekers

Tips for success for recruiters and job seekers

“Whether you’re a job seeker or a recruiter screening candidates, you might not realize that body language can determine 80% of the final decision.” A new PGi infographic, as seen on Mashable.com, reveals that the future of hiring lies in the online job interview. The infographic unveils the secrets of great face-to-face interviews online—a trend that has risen 49% since 2011. The numbers reveal …

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How Video Conferencing Can Help Businesses in the Wake of DOMA’s Demise

death of doma

The U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision on June 26 to strike down the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was a monumental victory for advocates of same-sex marriage. The fall of the DOMA law paves the way for individuals in legally recognized same-sex relationships to receive benefits through Social Security, the tax system, healthcare and other federal benefits, as well …

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Don’t Treat Your Job Applicants Like Livestock: Let iMeet Do Your Herding

In a still sluggish economy, recruiters have the luxury of receiving many applications for the same job posting. That’s the good and the bad news. Recently, one of my neighbors described her job interview with another company by saying she and all the applicants were brought in to the interview like a herd of cattle. By the way she described …

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Successful Job Interviews: 7 Essentials for the Most Important Meeting of Your Life

Job interviews are one of the most important professional meetings you’ll have in your career. They’re your chance to lay the foundation, to make first impressions and to win the job and enjoy future success within the organization. Here are some ways to prepare yourself for your time in the spotlight: Visualize your success. The key to any positive performance …

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Put the Human Back in Human Resources with Video

Join me TODAY in Chicago at AA-ISP’s Frontline Conference Series!   The War on Talent is nothing new. I’m serious. The technology may have changed, but the basic principles you need to attain top talent haven’t changed at all in the last 15 years. Don’t believe me? Check this out: “Today, we are faced with a greater challenge than ever …

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Confessions of an HR video junkie: how recruiters can increase profit

This article was written by Kim Pettibone, Director of Talent Management, PGi Human Resources  Recruiters—who make their money based on their ability to convince a company that they bring a unique level of service and the best candidates to an employer—know they have to prove their chops.  Let’s face it, top talent, even in today’s market, has their choice of …

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Are your workplace tools driving the business results you need?

Last month I attended the Gartner Portals, Content and Collaboration Summit where Tom Austin presented on People-Centered Strategies (PCS).  In his presentation, Austin defined PCS as an organizational strategy that empowers people to take on demanding, non-routine tasks, enhances employees‚ abilities to make valuable contributions that has an impact on the business, and increases the workforces ability to do what …

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iMeet and Human Resources: When Distance Doesn’t Matter

PGi focuses on delivering an optimal customer experience wherever possible. It’s built into the details of our video conferencing solution, iMeet, from its sleek interface to its security settings to the latest development, the integration of Evernote‚ a creative and dynamic organization and note-taking tool that allows for greater collaboration. In the human resources department at PGi, our customers include …

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