This summer, Zaid Khan’s TikTok video about quiet quitting launched a viral debate about what the term means—and whether it is a good or a bad idea. From Khan’s perspective, “You’re still performing your duties but you’re no longer subscribing to the hustle culture mentality that work has to be your life.” The video triggered […]
October 10th is International Mental Health Day. As social media draws attention to quiet quitting, burnout, and the importance of mental health, workplaces need to prioritize their employees’ wellbeing.
I can’t quite get Bobby McFerrin’s 1988 song out of my head (by the way, I added the question mark for reasons I will get to in a minute) since reading a May 12, 2022, article in the Wall Street Journal, “Confessions of Your Company’s Chief Happiness Officer” by Callum Borchers. Let my opinion be clear […]
The pandemic shifted the workplace and heightened awareness around issues that had been on the back burner. As organizations fight to retain talent, it’s time to address a core problem impacting those efforts: the employee engagement crisis. According to Gallup, only one in three U.S. employees are engaged at work. Additionally, these employees also report […]
A high-performing workforce is essential for any business to be successful. And while most companies strive to keep employees engaged and productive, it’s difficult to know which workplace factors will make a positive and sustainable impact. In order to attract candidates and motivate current employees, companies first need to know: What do workers want?
Peer-to-peer recognition is a form of feedback that comes from employees’ peers rather than superiors. In other words, it’s input from others at employees’ own levels or others they work with.
Companies implement policies to define the rules of an organization and shape future decisions with a thought-out framework. They help employees make day-to-day decisions that lead to overall cohesion and success. These policies guide many aspects of running a business, from how employees are expected to behave to ways they should be rewarded.
There are many reasons why you want your employees to be content creators at and for your organization. When your employees are content creators, you can implement a culture of learning at your organization, endorse transparent communications, and so much more. But you must make sure that your employees know how to create certain types […]
According to research, training employees in soft skills—including communications-based skills—boosts productivity and retention levels by 12% and delivers a 250% return on investment based on higher productivity and retention.
Did you know that the average tenure for a salaried employee is now only around 4 years? And based on research, employees who are with an organization for less than 4 years are more than 65% less likely to be engaged, and the likelihood that they’re engaged decreases with each passing year they stay with […]