Turnover is inevitable. Every person you hire will eventually leave your organization. Whether employees leave for more enticing positions, move away, become full-time family caretakers, or retire after decades of priceless contributions, no one will be with you forever.…Keep Reading
Hurricane Harvey made landfall in southern Texas on August 25, 2017, and is now being called the worst flooding disaster in United States history. In Harvey’s aftermath, the American Red Cross (ARC) has been instrumental in providing food, shelter, and support to individuals and families affected by the storm.…Keep Reading
The benefits of attaining a high level of employee morale are phenomenal; luckily, building morale isn't as difficult as some believe.…Keep Reading
Data and analytics are the next big thing in HR, but do you really know how to implement your findings in meaningful ways?…Keep Reading
We all strive to build extraordinary workplaces, and modern people tools make accomplishing this goal much easier.…Keep Reading
Do you feel respected at work?
Greeting people on the street, in the store, at the gym, or even in the workplace can seem like such a chore for some people. But what many forget is that saying “good morning” isn’t just being polite. By saying “good morning,” one person is showing respect for another person, not just by greeting them, but by simply acknowledging that they exist.…Keep Reading
Introducing new technology in your organization isn’t always easy. There are many considerations, from finding the right tool for your needs (i.e., communication, marketing, or engagement), to gaining leadership buy-in, and launching it. To make sure you get the most from the time and energy you invest in rolling a new technology out, we put together a list of tried and tested tips that are sure to make a positive impact.…Keep Reading
Most employee recognition programs position senior leaders as champions or role models, not candidates for feedback. In fact, everyone can improve in some way; everyone’s drive wavers sometimes, and money is not always the best motivator.
For leaders with greater influence, continuous personal improvement and targeted motivation can have a significant impact on an organization. Senior leaders make excellent champions and role models for receiving recognition as well as giving it.
That’s why their participation is so crucial.…Keep Reading
Company culture and the employee experience are not easy to get right, so it can be tempting to address them in a reactive way:
- “Are employees asking for this?”
- “Is this a priority right now?”
- “Employees will tell us when something is wrong.”
- “We have an open door policy.”