According the the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 3.6 percent of workers leave their place of employment each month. Do you know how many employees you lose each year to turnover?…Keep Reading
Why is inclusion important?
“Diversity” and “inclusion” are so frequently said together that they’re often used interchangeably, but they are two distinct (and important) ideas. In the workplace, diversity is representation: who is being recruited, hired, and promoted. Inclusion is about the environment and how each person experiences the workplace.
Diversity has been in focus in recent years, bringing bias-reducing hiring practices and representation metrics to the forefront. Creating an inclusive environment where diverse perspectives can thrive is the natural next step.…Keep Reading
Employee recognition is openly-expressed acknowledgment and appreciation for an employee’s contributions to their organization. Years of service awards; annual, quarterly, and performance bonuses; and verbal and written praise all fall under the umbrella of employee recognition. Modern employee recognition is powerful: it makes work visible, supports company values, and boosts morale. It’s also undergoing an exciting sea change.…Keep Reading
You already know that your team is capable of accomplishing incredible things together. That’s why you hired the people you did!
So as your employees grow with you and become stewards of your company’s core values, how will you retain them?…Keep Reading
What’s your workflow? Ask any modern employee and you’ll get variations on a theme: workflows are a personal thing.…Keep Reading
It’s been said that people don’t leave companies, they leave managers.…Keep Reading
Nobody looks forward to their annual employee evaluation, but I don't think that's a big secret.
In fact, many employees dread their upcoming evaluations for weeks or months in advance. And whether or not they're willing to admit it, most managers hate employee evaluations, too.…Keep Reading
Do you remember what you were doing one year ago today? Were you having a good week? Which projects were you working on?
Unless you have the memory of Sherlock Holmes, you probably have a tough time recalling every detail. But that’s exactly what we ask employees and managers to do when we use an annual performance review system.…Keep Reading