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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
The rules of power are changing. In our hyper-connected world, power is increasingly wielded by the collective, and the leaders who thrive are those able to harness it effectively. In this edition of our Leadership Warriors series, Jeremy Heimans talks to us about his best selling book ‘New Power’ and why the ability to mobilize the masses is an essential skill for leaders in the 21st century. Jeremy Heimans is the cofounder and CEO of Purpose, an organization that supports the creation and proliferation of movements worldwide. From gun violence to climate change, Purpose is dedicated to fostering communities around global problems and leveraging that united energy to affect real change. During his career, Heimans has successfully employed the concept of new power to tackle social and political issues, but the same principles can be applied to drive change in a corporate setting too. Employees at organizations with new power models have a greater sense of ownership at work and as a result, are likely to be more motivated, engaged and productive. In addition, a decentralized org structure can enhance the flow of ideas and lead to a more agile and efficient work environment. So how do you go about transitioning from an old power to new power structure within your organization? Watch the video above, or read and share with your leadership team!
Some industries—and businesses—seem to naturally have a higher turnover rate than others. In fact, there’s a close watch on the jobs with the highest turnover rates. That doesn’t always have to be the case. You can help ensure that your business is the exception by following a few key strategies that can drastically improves your odds of keeping quality employees. From employee retention strategies to better recruitment approaches, in all facets of employee recruitment and retention there are avenues to reduce turnover.
The process of hiring and retaining employees is never easy. Hiring can be a rigorous, time-consuming endeavor that kicks off when a company publicizes its various job openings, and then ceases after a suitable candidate has been selected, vetted, and hired. Naturally a newly-hired employee may feel out of place during the first few weeks of employment. It’s not uncommon to hear someone has submitted their resignation letter just months into the job.
You’ve hired the best employees for open positions, but how do you keep them? When companies focus solely on recruitment strategies and ignore employee retention techniques, that’s like having someone agree to go on a date with you but totally forgetting your manners on the big night. This is a relationship, albeit a professional one, and without a retention policy you’re going to have a high employee turnover rate.