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Post date: June 7, 2016
Why do organizations that get higher engagement scores often fail to achieve top quartile financial, operational, and customer outcomes, and in many cases, still have significant turnover and performance challenges? While the focus on engagement rages on, and engagement scores vacillate upward, we...
Post date: July 19, 2017
By Andi Simon Do you feel like you are following the latest shiny object? Chasing the noisiest new notion? Are you sleepless over decisions that sounded really smart but may not be right for your organization—or for you? These days, the speed at which new technologies and business models are...
Post date: October 1, 2020
If you want to have a great culture, you need to ask your employees—often—for their opinions. What’s going right? What could be better? Regular feedback is essential for keeping your culture strong and for keeping employees engaged and happy. This is doubly true for virtual businesses, where...
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: May 16, 2019
We are all familiar with the concept of organizations that learn and act on what they learn are more successful. But many businesses have failed to capitalize on their learning investment. It is little wonder then that many senior leaders see learning as a cost center and not as a driver of their...
Post date: August 30, 2017
As summer comes to a close and families prepare for back-to-school, making work and life balance—while juggling job expectations and career aspirations, helping with homework or school projects, and attending extracurricular activities—can be a challenge. The growing role of technology in our daily...
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: August 15, 2019
In May 2019, Mercer conducted a survey to capture information on companies’ use of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) metrics in incentive plans, including goals linked to environmental factors, employee engagement and company culture, and diversity and inclusion. The survey found that...
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: September 12, 2017
As agile methods spread from IT departments throughout mainstream companies, HR departments will need to reinvent themselves. Agile companies favor the soft skills of collaboration, curiosity, and humility over hard skill sets, so HR will have to change the way it hires, trains, assesses, and...