When organizations lack good methods of communicating their employee engagement efforts, those efforts will not do them any good.
Earlier this year, we surveyed subscribers to get a pulse on their recruiting strategies in this tight labor market. One question we asked was: Is your organization open to negotiating salary for initial job offers?
Your office may have the coolest amenities money can buy. However, none of them will retain your employees—not even your hip Millennials. To do that, you must learn the art of universal engagement.
If you’ve ever felt like employees just aren’t reading the e-mails you send them, you might be right. New research shows that three out of five employees ignore e-mails while at work, and two out of five ignore e-mails from HR!
How much does poor communication cost organizations? A 2011 study that surveyed nearly 400 companies with over 100,000 employees each pegged this figure at $62.4 million per organization per year. The annual productivity losses owing to poor communication were estimated to be $26,041 for each worker in the organizations.
There are three certain things in life—death, work, and taxes. And work is usually stressful. Currently, 3 in 5 workers (61%) feel burned out in their current job, and nearly a third (31%) report high levels of stress at work. That’s why, from the moment I hire someone, I make sure he or she knows […]
The research and statistics are in, revealing that employees’ experiences are critical to their engagement levels, productivity, and overall willingness to stay with an organization long term. This makes employees’ experiences critical to the overall success and profitability of an organization.
Company scandals like those Wells Fargo, Volkswagen, and Facebook have experienced cost millions of dollars every year—sometimes billions of dollars. Public company scandals obviously test public and consumer trust, but they also test the resolve and trust of employees.
Workplace conflict costs industries $359 billion annually. To address this costly problem, most organizations simply look to their employees and demand that they get along and act civilly or threaten to reprimand. However, most conflicts should be circumvented or resolved by leaders and managers, not by employees themselves.
Now that virtual reality and augmented reality are getting a lot of attention in the learning and development (L&D) space—and are projected to be worth around $2.8 billion by 2023—you’ve probably started hearing more about scenario-based learning, too.