employee engagement

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Post date: September 6, 2017
“Where there is no vision, there’s no hope.” – George Washington Carver   Leaders, by design, are supposed to inspire their employees. To do so, they must create relationships and an environment that supports and motivates people—and that starts with the company’s mission and vision. Employees buy...
Post date: September 18, 2018
If your company is struggling with getting employee engagement right, you’re not alone. The State of the American Workplace reports that 4 out of 5 organizations don’t believe they’re equipped to build strong cultures of engagement. Chances are, you’re one of those organizations. This number is...
Post date: July 24, 2017
By sheer numbers alone, Millennials have already impacted the U.S. workforce. In 2015, this generation became the largest in the workplace and, today, they account for 50 percent of the job applications received by organizations. Human resources is already playing, and will continue to play, a...
Post date: August 9, 2016
Next-generation performance management is about organizations developing employees to their full potential on an ongoing basis through effective coaching and career management, with an eye toward driving and supporting enhanced business outcomes. In the previous two articles of our four-part series...
Post date: August 18, 2016
More than 70 percent of people with disabilities in the United States are unemployed. For a community that represents 20 percent of the entire American population, people with disabilities are far underrepresented in the workplace—a reflection of one of the biggest problems we face in today’s...
Post date: May 19, 2017
Recently, I had a conversation at the birthday party of my five-year-old daughter’s friend. I spoke with other parents about how different kindergarten is today compared to when we were 5 years old. As I recall, and as my mom confirms, kindergarten used to be about learning our shapes and colors,...
Post date: November 26, 2019
This has been the year of the “human workforce,” “human companies,” “human work environments,” and even “human brands.”  These and similar phrases always make me chuckle. After all, humans have been involved in work since the beginning of time. But, the point behind the phrases is important: the...
Post date: March 22, 2018
Smart business leaders know that without productive employees, there is no possibility of a successful business. In previous times it was expected that employees would accept what they were given and do what was necessary; they would be expected to go above and beyond, regardless of circumstances....
Post date: August 11, 2017
There is plenty of research on how to alleviate stress in your organization. Here is what I have found to be the most rigorous, statistically valid, independent research on workplace stress—and the precise steps your HR department can take to reduce it:   Job stress is largely due to a fundamental...