It’s safe to assume that most companies want happy employees. Unfortunately, for many businesses, profits often take priority at the helm of the ship and employee satisfaction takes the stern. Moreover, even fewer companies know what it takes to actually make their employees happy. What if happy employees directly translated to larger profits and business […]
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Employee satisfaction is often used as a bit of a soft metric when it comes to business goals. While in general, given the choice between having high versus low employee satisfaction, we can assume that most companies would almost certainly choose the former, there may be other goals with more quantitatively measurable impacts that take […]
With historically low unemployment rates, it’s more important than ever to keep employees satisfied and engaged because they are simply in greater demand and have more options. So, employers should be doing whatever they reasonably can to ensure their employees are happy and satisfied.
Employee satisfaction is extremely important for any business. When the unemployment rate is at historic lows, as it is now, employers need to find ways to stand out among competition to attract and retain top talent.
Conventional, and arguably dated, wisdom suggests that if we pay employees enough, they’ll be productive. But recent studies now suggest otherwise: Researchers have discovered a link between employees’ happiness and their productivity at work.
Here’s another cross-training method and some useful metrics for evaluating cross-=training results. [Part 1 of this article appeared in the previous issue.] Cross-Training Across Functions Develop programs that allow employees to see what leadership within their own department is like. Or develop a program that allows employees to discover whether they’d rather be a general […]
Nintex, which specializes in workflow and content automation, has released a new study revealing the most broken processes in American workplaces and how they contribute to employee satisfaction and performance.
When you think about compensation policy and practice, do you lean more toward “just the facts” or “how does that make you feel?” Compensation is, of course, based on facts and figures. But some new research has found that employee loyalty is driven much more by feelings than it is by facts.
Succession Planning, a recent report from the Center for State and Local Government Excellence (SLGE) in partnership with Kronos and the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR), describes how state and local governments use succession planning as an integral part of their strategy to attract, engage, and retain employees.
Regardless if you’re in a small or large business, we’ve all dealt with employees who are great at their jobs and those who couldn’t care less.