Posts Tagged Employee Satisfaction
Today's workers are disengaged. They lack motivation. They're bored. They're stressed. They're burned out.
Researchers at Gallup, Randstad and Mercer conducting survey after survey have come to these conclusions. In fact, these surveys seem to paint an increasingly bleak picture of life at work.
Q: I’ve been unhappy at work for some time now. At home, I find myself rehashing conversations that upset me that day or preparing for counter arguments that may come up next. I even fantasize about what I would say -if I could- in a resignation speech. I know that realistically I can’t quit right now but I’m having a hard time coping from day to day. What can I do while I’m stuck?
There are few HR topics that garner more media attention than employee benefits.
A simple Google search of “employee benefits” yields more than 429 million results.
Paid family leave, workplace flexibility and health care now dominate the conversation in Washington, D.C., and in our workplaces, and employee benefits continues to be among the most popular topics at SHRM.
The terminology Employee Engagement has been over-used to the point that the inspiration behind the phrase has become a commodity. All those stupid studies that say only 10% of the workforce are engaged are total bullshit!
Really.... 1 in 10 people enjoy their job?
Really.... 9 out of 10 people would rather work somewhere else?
No matter how old I am, I always feel like the fall is “back to school.” As wonderful as the summer may be, the fall is a “fresh start,” a new semester of life.
So I thought this summer about what as leaders we can do to be more effective next semester in terms of our interactions with our employees. It’s not working harder or smarter. It is being more human.
I have reviewed the summer engagement surveys of many clients. Even in companies that have great results, many employees feel that the company does not care about them.
81% of employees report overall happiness with their work, unchanged from previous year
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — After enduring years of frozen wages or small pay increases, U.S. employees are now tying compensation to how happy they are at work, according to Job Satisfaction and Engagement: The Road to Economic Recovery, a research report released today by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).