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Does power lie in the hands of employees? In today’s job market it does, and leaders must address the causes of attrition to retain their workforce. Employee loyalty is hard to earn but ultimately the key to business success.Read Article
For many companies, organizational values exist as a part of the employee handbook, or on the company website. But how these values are integrated into day-to-day company culture, studies show, has some room for growth.Read Article
On a micro level, it might seem like the actions we take day in and day out at our jobs don’t have a large impact on a company as a whole. But when you see the connections between company culture and larger concepts like improved staff retention, employee engagement, and overall job satisfaction, the impact is clear. The everyday happenings in a company’s culture matter, and they can play a large ...Read Article
Managers have the power to make or break their organizations. While great leaders encourage their employees to reach their full potential and help their organizations surpass their goals, terrible dictators discourage workers to the point they want to jump ship. And many of them do. According to the Wall Street Journal, nearly half of employees who leave jobs do so to get away from their bosses. Since you don’t want to lose your best employees, it's critical that you do everything you can to ensure you fill managerial positions with the right people in the first place. As you go about your search for a new manager, keep in mind that great ones usually possess these 10 leadership qualities.
Vacation policies have changed quite a bit over the years. Employers have experimented with unlimited vacation, interchangeable paid-time-off (PTO) and sick days, and the traditional method of accrued PTO days with a set number of sick days. However, the Society for Human Resource Management still reports that about a third of employees don’t take earned vacation time due to fears of getting behind on work, feeling like they do not have adequate coverage for their time away, and wanting to show dedication to their employer. Each vacation policy has its advantages and disadvantages but the best indicator of how your employees feel about your policy is, well, how they feel about it. Even so, it can be challenging to get a pulse on your employees’ true thoughts on vacation and time off policies due to the fear that vacation is comparable to slacking off or not working hard enough. Indeed discovered that 57% of Americans didn’t take time off due to “work culture” and 59% of individuals ended up working during their time off.
The concept of employee engagement has evolved into a key area of focus for employers. A solid engagement strategy has been proven to be an effective method for improving both company culture and productivity. After designing an employee engagement strategy, the first step to deploying it is to introduce your strategy to the leadership within your company. An essential aspect to this step is providing leadership with a solid understanding of the strategy and benefits held by both employee engagement strategies in general and the specific strategies your company will be implementing.
This guide is about a powerful idea — one that's well known by only some of the elite managers of the world. The funny thing is it's not top-secret information at all. People have researched, written, and spoken about employee engagement for years. And the top managers have practiced and refined it over the last few decades to create tremendous value within their organizations. For a variety of reasons, though, a vast majority of CEO's, VP's, Directors, and HR professionals still only half-understand it: this guide was created to change this. TABLE OF CONTENTS: INTRODUCTION Why this Employee Engagement Guide? My goals for you How the Employee Engagement Guide works EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT What is employee engagement? Why is employee engagement important? KEY STRATEGIES TO INCREASE EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT Improve your workplace employee recognition Use better employee survey practices CLOSING THOUGHTS The importance of adapting your employee engagement techniques