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 ..
A new federal court ruling has clarified that discrimination based on sexual orientation is included under federal civil rights protections against sex discrimination. This allows employees who are faced with discrimination and harassment in the workplace over their sexual orientation to sue emp ..
How your peers, employees and customers view you often defines the level of success you reach. Staying on everyone's good side does not make you a credible person worthy of respect. You must work for an impeccable reputation. Act in these 10 ways and prove yourself as a person of high character. ..
In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in the United States. According to ADA, businesses can't discriminate in employing individuals due to disclosure of a visible or invisible disability. If a disabled individual is the most qualified candidate, businesses must hire them ..
Change is inevitable. If you decide to remain stagnant, you get left in the mire. The ability to adapt is a characteristic that often determines who continues to climb the advancement ladder and who remains stuck on a lower rung. Teach yourself flexibility so you can make the adjustments a high- ..
We've built such a stigma around the "That's not my job." mentality that often managers and employees alike are crossing job performance boundaries that they should not. The workforce is a competitive environment, and for the most part people genuinely want to succeed at their job and please the ..