From the April 2014 issue of CeridianVoice.

April 2014 News Briefs

Survey finds more workers planning to delay retirement

Results from Towers Watson’s 2013/2014 Global Benefit Attitudes Survey finds that, on average, U.S. workers are more satisfied with their financial situation now than compared with five years ago; however, workers are still worried about the affordability of health care in retirement and many plan to delay retirement until age 70 or later. Read more at Towers Watson.

How “motivation profiles” can boost engagement

Do you know what motivates your employees? Dr. John Sullivan suggests that systematically gathering data to identify what motivates and excites individual employees could be an effective and inexpensive way to boost productivity and engagement. He offers seven tips for creating a “motivation profile” for each employee. Read more in TLNT.

Five tips when evaluating HR technology

HR Executive contributor, Steve Boese, suggests five rules of thumb when evaluating HR technologies. He says there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution for every organization but offers tips on what to look for in order to get the most for your organization’s money. Read his tips at HR Executive Online.

Experts weigh in on avoiding costly layoff errors

A recent study asked 30 North American human resource executives about their experiences conducting layoffs; results suggest that many executives thought their organizations had made major mistakes when downsizing. To improve, the authors offer tips for avoiding five decision-making problems. Read more at SHRM.