Tag: Conference Board

About That Commute

How much does travel to and from work matter in terms of job satisfaction? The commute, it turns out, ranks No. 2 on the list, second only to people at work—and it’s a close second.

Do Your Talent Management Strategies Develop These 7 Successful Leadership Practices?

  In the volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) business landscape—which is expected to continue for 2015—leaders face many challenges that require aggressive, sustained talent management strategies to prepare them for success. New research from Development Dimensions International (DDI) and The Conference Board, titled The Global Leadership Forecast (GLF) 2014 | 2015, Ready-Now Leaders: Meeting […]

3 Free Metrics for Comp Managers, Plus a Bonus

The three stats are released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a branch of the U.S. Department of Labor (www.bls.gov). The bonus metric is released by The Conference Board, a private, nonprofit research organization. Average Hourly Earnings Payroll data. Each month, the BLS collects payroll data from records reported on a voluntary basis to […]

How to Sell Engagement to Top Management

What Is Employee Engagement? “A heightened emotional and intellectual connection that an employee has for his/her job, organization, manager, or coworkers that, in turn, influences him/her to apply additional discretionary effort to his/her work.” —The Conference Board Branham, who is founder and principal of Keeping the People, Inc., offered his expertise at WorldatWork’s 2013 Total […]

Shhh! Do Your Workers Need Wellness Training on Weight Loss?

A study by The Conference Board states that more than one-third (34 percent) of all adult Americans now fit the definition of “obese,” more than double the percentage who were in that category 30 years ago. And your employees’ expanding waistlines have serious consequences both for their health and for your organization’s bottom line: Obese […]