More and more workplaces are offering some form of flexibility in terms of where an employee works. Some organizations have even developed a 100% “virtual” workforce—having no central offices where employees gather and instead allowing all employees to work from home or wherever they happen to be. Other employers have chosen to allow more flexibility […]
Setting appropriate employee goals is an important component of keeping the workforce productive and motivated. It can also affect retention since clear expectations are a critical component of employee satisfaction levels. And organizations that opt to implement pay-for-performance programs have an added layer of accountability by putting a piece of the employee’s compensation on the […]
Not sure what a helicopter parent is? According to Wikipedia, “A helicopter parent (also called a cosseting parent or simply a cosseter) is a parent who pays extremely close attention to a child’s or children’s experiences and problems, particularly at educational institutions. Helicopter parents are so named because, like helicopters, they hover overhead, overseeing their […]
Yesterday we heard from Gallup concerning employee engagement and from a recent book by Jim Harter, PhD, titled First, Break All the Rules. Today, we present how to use your strengths to translate engagement into success.
Today we’ll look at the Gallup’s take on employee engagement, as discussed in a book by Jim Harter, PhD, titled First, Break All the Rules.
In yesterday’s Advisor, Business Consultant Bridget Miller provided some tips on how employers can improve attendance among their workers; today, we provide more from Miller on how to prevent employee abuse of attendance policies and keep absenteeism down.
Yesterday’s Advisor featured attorney Jacob Monty’s advice for employers using social media. Today, his take on video and Skype® interviews.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we explored how the stay interview can help lower your turnover rates. Today we’ll see what else you can gain from these interviews.
Just getting a talent pool put together might seem like a job well done. But there is more to do. Today, we’ll take a look at what to do next when dealing with high-potential employees (HiPos) and succession planning.
In yesterday’s Advisor we looked at how employers handle candidate’s social media presence. Today, we’ll look at some other considerations, as well as some tips on how to screen with social media.