Workforces are changing, with more telecommuting, part-time, flex-time, gig, and remote employees joining the team. Crowdsourcing is becoming a new work-model. But employee engagement is still critical to meeting goals and getting the best from the workforce. How do managers teambuild with remot ..
Employee engagement means a workforce who are involved, committed to the job and the company, and enthusiastic about work. A high level of engagement by employees correlates to increased productivity and profitability, and excellent customer service. But engagement is elusive, difficult to m ..
In the United States, the average workplace has around 10-12 holidays where the office is closed. This means that, on average, one week every month in a typical company is a shortened four-day workweek. Although holiday weekends are largely positive for companies - research shows shorter weeks c ..
As human resources professionals, one of the most important aspects of our job is supervising the annual employee performance reviews. You can complete these important and necessary reviews at any time of year, however there are certain times of year that tend to work best for employee engagemen ..
In today's society, people will sometimes demonstrate a lack of respect for others. Fortunately, though, this does not need to spill over into your place of employment. Regardless of where you work, here are 3 ways you can promote respect at your job, so it is a place where everyone can be comfo ..
An underperforming worker in your company is cause for concern. Not only does your business suffer from the lack of productivity of one employee, but the lack of effort is disconcerting to the rest of your staff. Morale in the office drops and grumbling ensues. Learn how to motivate an underachi ..
When you improve the lives of your workers, your company reaps the benefits. One way to make gains in organizational development is to create a comprehensive wellness policy. When human resources contributes to the health of employees, they are more productive. Here are various components to c ..
You, as a manager, concern yourself with the needs of your company. You are the leader who makes critical decisions that either profit the business or cause it to fail. Your employees are your team, and you need their respect. They are the ones who decide if you are a good boss. Show them you va ..
The old axiom about it being a whole new world is true for the art of public speaking and presentations. Forget about starting with a quote or joke and don't struggle with an overused slides to make your points. Here are some fresh ways to keep your audience and yourself engaged in your speech. ..