We know that managers need to make sure that employees are meeting their numbers or deadlines and keep track of their team’s performance. But if managers spent more time engaging their employees, they’d get much better results. According to Wikipedia, “An ‘engaged employee’ is defined as one who is fully absorbed by and enthusiastic about […]
The popularity of emoji is widespread, with 92% of the online population using these characters in daily conversation. Businesses are catching on and have begun to incorporate emoji into their marketing efforts to better reach their audience. In fact, Appboy’s analytics shows that the number of emoji used in social campaigns has increased 777% year-over-year […]
The importance of effective teamwork has never been more critical than it is now. Why? Simply put, businesses aren’t run the way they used to be. In the past, organizations had a clear top-to-bottom hierarchy, departments were self-contained, and neat borders existed between individual roles. Such a set-up may appeal to our sense of order, […]
Millennials, to many employers, are an enigma. Even though the oldest of them are now in their 30s, they continue to be the generation without a clear definition—you might even say that the defining characteristic of Millennials is in fact that they can’t be put neatly into a box. They’re meaning-makers. They’re experience-seekers. And now, they make […]
The word wellness, for most people, refers to physical health relating primarily to diet and exercise. By taking a broader view—one of well-being—we realize that physical health is only one aspect of creating a balanced lifestyle.
Gamification is about driving motivation, with the hope of engrossing us and mesmerizing us just as games do. In business, gamification isn’t about games developed for businesses, but the prudently calculated use of prevailing game design methods (design, action, fun, and competition) and procedures (leaderboards, points, and badges) to achieve a business outcome.
by Genevieve Carlton, talent management consultant, Caliper It’s no secret that Millennials, the generation of workers who are now between the ages of 18 to 34, have been on the receiving end of some less-than-positive reviews in the media lately. All you have to do is Google the phrase “Millennials in the workplace” and you […]
As the economy continues to improve, so do the chances of your employees looking for new job opportunities. A recent survey from Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc, finds 52% of employees are open to leaving their current employers for new opportunities. Of these employees, 44% are actively […]
Happiness at work is something nearly everyone wants, but it varies by an employee’s age, gender, and field, among other factors. This is one of the findings of a new comprehensive study of more than 12,000 U.S. and Canadian workers by Robert Half, in collaboration with world-renowned happiness and well-being expert Nic Marks. The research […]
Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) has become much more than just a solution for high-volume, permanent placement, and as such, organizations need to be prepared to harness and leverage the additional assets RPO can provide. This is according to a new white paper released by ManpowerGroup Solutions, the world’s largest RPO provider, part of ManpowerGroup.