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.
Tag: employee engagement
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.
Everyone knows how challenging the pandemic was for the food service industry. Navigating a restaurant group must have been very difficult. In this “Faces of HR,” I spoke with Katie Laudick, VP of HR and Operating Partner at Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, whose 39 restaurants comprise 18 different concepts with locations in 12 states, to learn […]
Mindy was recently a guest on HR Works 5-Minute Friday. Have a listen here. Companies change at a breakneck pace. Concepts like failing fast and being agile are being espoused by more organizations than ever, and for good reason. That type of thinking is how organizations can grapple with the ever-changing landscape of their industry. […]
After a uniquely challenging and disruptive year, many employees are struggling. In January, an employee trends study found that 34% of respondents reported feeling burned out, a 7% year-over-year increase. What’s more, the latest Household Pulse Survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) discovered that 37% of survey respondents feel anxious or […]