It’s often easy for companies and their leadership to be so caught up in the day-to-day challenges of running the organization that they overlook long-term planning—and we’re not just talking about annual, 5-year, or even 10-year plans. Even companies that are thinking long term are often thinking long term through the lens of their existing […]
Let’s face it: We can’t necessarily expect work to be fun and relaxing. We go to work to get a job done, and sometimes, that can be stressful. Particularly in for-profit companies, there is always pressure to keep costs down and to increase revenue.
According to research, nearly 50% of companies reported that alcohol abuse was present among their employees and that around 32% of their employees were addicted to prescription drugs.
Great managers are turbochargers for team and business performance. So, when good managers leave an organization, the impact is significant. Not only are the direct costs of hiring replacements expensive, but there are also costs associated with lost productivity while new managers are coming up to speed, as well as the lost revenue while a […]
If you answered your manager, you are in the minority! That’s right: Recent research found that 64% of respondents would trust a robot more than they trust their manager.
The “skills gap” has received a great deal of attention recently, particularly in the years following the Great Recession. In a nutshell, the skills gap refers to the difference between the skills employers want or need and those that the available workforce has to offer.
How often does your organization conduct a job analysis? Is this something that is done routinely or only when a job vacancy must be filled? Is there a formal process involved?
While there may be some masochistic gluttons for punishment out there, in general, it’s safe to say that nobody likes to be criticized—especially for their work.
Millennials are now the largest generation in the U.S. workforce. And personalized onboarding training is becoming critical to keeping them engaged and retained long term.
When employees are strapped for time, it’s easy for them to disregard long-term projects and goals and focus entirely on their immediate concerns.