With organizations engaged in many competing actions and objectives, we’re often inundated with tasks and new initiatives that seem to go on forever. If you’ve ever been in three meetings at once, driven to your next appointment while responding to phone calls, or spent your weekend answering e-mails, you aren’t alone.
No project works out exactly as planned. There are generally plenty of examples of things that could have gone better. On the positive side, there are also often examples of things that went better than expected.
How critical is employee engagement? About 71% of executives understand the role it plays in the success of their companies, which is why Deloitte estimates that organizations pour $720 million annually into measuring engagement.
Does your organization regularly conduct employee surveys? Why or why not?
Don’t let employees’ temporary teleworking status delay feedback discussions.
In most professional environments, our bosses are generally a far cry from the stereotypical bully bosses caricatured in movies and TV shows. While there are certainly exceptions, it’s generally safe to expect them to be supportive advocates rather than adversaries.
Learning and development experts have advised implementing at least some digital learning as part of any organization’s training strategy for quite some time. The pandemic has shown that many organizations have not taken that advice seriously, as many scrambled to find training solutions that work in a remote workplace. I recently spoke to an expert […]
Onboarding is a crucial part of the new hire process for any organization. Even seasoned industry experts can benefit from learning the rules, norms, culture, and processes of their new work home.
What will the future of work look like in the wake of the pandemic? That’s the question on a lot of people’s minds. Cheryl Cran, founder of NextMapping, is a future-of-work expert who spent years getting organizations future-ready. We discussed the sudden move to remote work and the likely future of work here in the […]
HR is an ever-evolving road to finding out what works best for your organization and, most importantly, its people. Finding the best solution is no easy task. It’s too easy to get bogged down by inefficient or frustrating systems and outdated practices and for the “human” element of HR to fall by the wayside. But it doesn’t have to be this way.