A great workplace is more than furniture and walls, it’s a system, a style, and a culture. But the tools to build it aren’t part of sci-fi fantasy, they’re already here. The right conditions for productivity and engagement need elements like technology, design, feedback, and work-life balance. Read on to find effective physical and cultural […]
They are invested, forward thinking, self-starting, responsible, and go the extra mile. Engaged employees constitute one of the most import factors for company success and recent studies confirm that they lead to profitability and productivity.
Revenue, planning, budgeting, profits, measurements, expenses, and financial metrics. These are all familiar terms to business leaders and CEO’s. Yet, underlying all of these factors of company success is an essential foundation that is often overlooked: Employee engagement.
Strong company culture and active engagement begin with the relationship between manager and employee. In this pursuit of the perfect balance, employee feedback is a critical component, and although many leaders feel they are providing adequate feedback, they often don’t deliver the right feedback at the right time to produce the desired results.
Giving employees the right start benefits the workplace and new team members. Effective employee onboarding provides new team members with a direct spring into their new job; increasing retention, productivity, and accelerating the learning curve. We’ll discuss why onboarding matters, ways to do it right, and provide key takeaways to quickly bring new team members […]
A company without talent is like a pie without filling. It leaves a bad taste in everyone’s mouth. Poor employee retention and turnover cost employers money and make companies less attractive while causing employees endless stress. Luckily, changing your approach to the workplace makes a big difference. We’ll discuss what drives turnover and retention, how […]
Hiding in the dark corners of every business are the germs of a looming problem: Employee burnout. Overworked and overstressed employees quickly become disengaged employees, leading to less productivity and spreading negativity in the workplace. We’ll define employee burnout, discuss ways to recognize and address it, and provide key takeaways to stem the tide of […]
Culture, as a term, has become ubiquitous, appearing in academic journals, media, and as Merriam Webster’s “Word of the Year” 2014. But as the Bard says: “Words without thoughts never to heaven go.” What does it mean to have company culture, and how does it help an organization?