Yesterday we began to explore the state of performance reviews with Lisa Bodell of futurethink. Today we’ll look at what some major companies have done with their performance reviews.
Yesterday we looked at an infographic from a Robert Half survey that indicates that candidates won’t wait around for you to contact them after an interview. Today we’ll look at some more results.
Unsafe employees are a risk for everyone and should not be tolerated in the workplace. It seems so obvious when put into writing! But unfortunately, it can be easy to brush problems under the rug and hope for the best (more on that in a minute).
Employee behavioral problems can actually cause even more harm than it would seem on the surface. One concern is that overall employee morale may suffer if other employees perceive the organization as being tolerant of bad behavior. It could even create situations with a heightened risk of discrimination claims—especially if behavioral issues are addressed selectively.
By Susan G. Fentin, Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C In another of what promises to be a long line of cases in which courts consider whether working managers have been properly classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit—which covers Maine, Massachusetts, […]
More and more workplaces are offering some form of flexibility in terms of where an employee works. Some organizations have even developed a 100% “virtual” workforce—having no central offices where employees gather and instead allowing all employees to work from home or wherever they happen to be. Other employers have chosen to allow more flexibility […]
Setting appropriate employee goals is an important component of keeping the workforce productive and motivated. It can also affect retention since clear expectations are a critical component of employee satisfaction levels. And organizations that opt to implement pay-for-performance programs have an added layer of accountability by putting a piece of the employee’s compensation on the […]
Not sure what a helicopter parent is? According to Wikipedia, “A helicopter parent (also called a cosseting parent or simply a cosseter) is a parent who pays extremely close attention to a child’s or children’s experiences and problems, particularly at educational institutions. Helicopter parents are so named because, like helicopters, they hover overhead, overseeing their […]
Yesterday we heard from Gallup concerning employee engagement and from a recent book by Jim Harter, PhD, titled First, Break All the Rules. Today, we present how to use your strengths to translate engagement into success.
Today we’ll look at the Gallup’s take on employee engagement, as discussed in a book by Jim Harter, PhD, titled First, Break All the Rules.