Employee engagement is a very popular HR buzz term that has been around for a while now. Every HR professional and line manager I know has been inundated with the “how to” of engaging their employees. The only flaw in these company sponsored engagement programs, are just that . . . they are programs.Continue reading »
During the last couple years employers have learned a great deal about the importance of employee engagement and motivation. But what are employer motivations? In the effort to bridge the communication gap, Aureus Group recently turned the tables and asked hiring managers and HR professionals about their professional frustrations to better understand the challenges employers face.
Our recent survey exploring not only management frustrations, but also hiring motivators included hiring managers in our practice areas of Accounting and Finance, Information Systems and Technology, and Executive search throughout the Midwest.
Use the results we received combined with our independent comments in your workforce or career planning strategies.Continue reading »
C&A Industries, Inc., parent company to Aureus Group and a portfolio of leading staffing and recruiting firms, has been named among the top employers in Omaha by Omaha Magazine for the second consecutive year.
The announcement is featured in the magazine’s January/February 2010 “Best of Omaha” issue.Continue reading »
In honor of C&A Industries’ (parent company of Aureus Group) annual holiday philanthropy project named AurElves, Aureus Group treated 39 teenage boys to a Holiday Party with all the trimmings, an event Aureus Group has hosted for the past few years.Continue reading »
Aureus Group recently celebrated employee successes at our Annual Awards Luncheon on Friday, November 6 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center in LaVista. Nearly 400 employees throughout C&A Industries (parent company of Aureus Group) attended the event, which was kicked off with a keynote presentation by Scott Christopher, co-author of the best selling book The Levity Effect: Why it Pays to Lighten Up, who spoke on the importance of having fun at work.
Aureus Group was the proud winner of several awards including the team Business Builder Award for the Executive division and individual awards for Mike T. with the Finance and Accounting division, who won the Rising Star award, Jon D. from the Executive division, who won both the Highest Gross Margin and President’s Club awards. Congratulations to all of the winners!Continue reading »
Corporate social responsibility: three words that can make a world of difference to a large group of people. At C&A Industries, Inc., parent company to Aureus Group, corporate social responsibility is more than just the latest buzz word. Here, employees and management give back in various ways, some big, some small, but it is always more than the simple action of check writing (although impact full never-the-less). For C&A employees, social responsibility has become part of who we are as a company and is ingrained into C&A’s corporate culture where it can make the biggest impact.Continue reading »
The SHRM Nebraska State Conference last week was a great success! Education, networking, and fun continues to serve and advance the HR profession.Continue reading »
Are you afraid of your boss? If you want to succeed in your organization and career, you should overcome any fear you have as soon as possible. Assuming that your boss isn’t a psychopath or a garden-variety bully, here’s how to ease your nerves:Continue reading »
Whether you’re a rocket scientist or a bean counter, you’re at risk of coming down with the career blahs if you’re not careful. To prevent burnout, take some time each day to figure out what you can do to reenergize your career. Here are some ways—large and small—to give yourself a shot in the arm […]Continue reading »