The modern U.S. economy is heavily people-driven. Unlike in the more industrial economy of the previous century, what sets great companies apart from good companies today is more likely their human resources than their physical capital, like factories and machines. It’s perhaps surprising, then, when we hear that high-performing employees often feel neglected and underserved […]
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Looking back over the last 2-plus years, much has changed in the vast majority of workplaces across the globe. This doesn’t just stop at in-person versus virtual meetings but extends to a total shift in what employees are expecting from their employers, both current and prospective. The reality is that more of us are prioritizing […]
The pandemic shifted the workplace and heightened awareness around issues that had been on the back burner. As organizations fight to retain talent, it’s time to address a core problem impacting those efforts: the employee engagement crisis. According to Gallup, only one in three U.S. employees are engaged at work. Additionally, these employees also report […]
Over the past year, HR professionals have consistently adapted to the COVID-19’s ever changing circumstances. Leaders have found ways for employees to flourish in remote environments, and companies sought out new methods to maintain and develop company culture.
The last two years have been tough for HR departments, from navigating the pandemic to this year’s great transition. The stress from last year still lingers for many teams and continues to impact work today. Even as HR professionals face one of the biggest hiring and retention crises of their career, they still need to […]
The annual employee engagement survey and its outcomes are often a bugbear in many organizations. Powerful analytics slice and dice the surveys in an attempt to extract vital information to allow organizations to better understand why their engagement might be low and lackluster. In today’s tight labor market, employee engagement has been put firmly back […]
Hybrid work is officially the new normal. The majority of us hopefully see this as a huge step forward, considering the many benefits it’s bringing to employers and employees alike. From increased flexibility and greater hiring opportunities to better work/life balance, remote work is the gift that keeps on giving. However, as we adapt to […]
Most people don’t know how to truly understand someone else’s point of view without letting their own thoughts and emotions get in the way. Some leaders are guilty of this, often sitting in their own place of judgment rather than using empathy as the bridge to understanding and connection. Empathy is about taking time to […]
It seems like every office has at least one employee who’s constantly complaining about one thing or another or just generally has a bad attitude. Sometimes their complaints are legitimate; sometimes they just like to complain. Often coworkers and managers will just roll their eyes and do what they can—or are willing to do—to be […]
The development of educational gaming technologies has given a powerful impetus to the professional training of adults. Simulation forms of employee training are becoming more and more popular in corporate training.