As you know, employee engagement is an important factor in how well organizations function. But how important is it, really? Joe Wedgwood of The Happiness Index answers that question using the latest research on engagement — and he provides some helpful tips on how to improve engagement in your organization. “Organizations with high employee engagement levels… Read More Why employee engagement matters – and 4 ways to build it up!!
Nearly one-third of the world’s workforce is comprised of “external” or “independent” talent defined as workers that do not have traditional “employee” roles with an organization. As organizations shift from “hiring” employees to “buying” external talent, they must get smarter on how to work more strategically with staffing agencies and employees. The concept of “buying” or “borrowing” talent… Read More Shake Up Your Talent Acquisition — Kill The Rate Card To Improve ROI
Great leadership can be a difficult thing to pin down and understand. You know a great leader when you’re working for one, but even they can have a hard time articulating what it is that makes their leadership so effective. It was recently rumored that Starbucks’ CEO Howard Schultz would run for president, but Schultz shut the idea down… Read More 6 Things Great Leaders Do Differently..!!
Let’s face it: Negative feedback on your job performance can be a drag. Who likes to be told that their work could use improvement? Research published in the Harvard Business Review provides some interesting insight into receiving and giving such feedback. While managers by and large avoided giving negative feedback or praise, employees craved it. And they weren’t looking for… Read More THIS IS HOW TO USE NEGATIVE FEEDBACK TO BE MORE SUCCESSFUL
A study by Great Place to Work Institute says Indian mid-sized workplaces are creating an environment that allows employees to perform well. These workplaces were identified in an annual study by the Great Place to Work Institute, a global management consulting and research firm. A total of 34,501 people from 219 mid-sized organizations—those employing 100… Read More Trust, consistency key to building great workplaces..!!
It would be an understatement to say that technology has disrupted the business landscape. Every aspect of modern organizations today—how they create, communicate, transact and serve—is shaped by technologies that were far beyond the wildest dreams of business leaders a couple of decades ago. To paraphrase Bill Gates, technology and business have become so inextricably interwoven that… Read More 5 Powerful Tech Trends That Could Affect Your Business!!
Embarking on a new career path or job can be both exciting and daunting. Exciting because of the opportunity to leave your mark and lead a team or organization in a new direction. Daunting because of the uncertainty of moving into uncharted territory and the change you may need to drive. Whether your new role requires leading… Read More Look Before You Leap: 3 Steps to Leading Change
When people think of technology careers, they think of computer-savvy people who can code, understand computer networks, run cable and have various other technical skills. Most overlook the importance of soft skills, which are important for any career. Tech professionals not only need to be able to work well within their own teams, but also work well with… Read More 4 Soft Skills Every Tech Professional Should Have..!!
Employees are the essential building block of any organization. In today’s workplace, focusing on organizational outcomes is only one part of the success equation; organizations need to also prioritize employee well-being in order to be sustainable. The combination of the two leads to a psychologically healthy workplace where an organization(a) establishes trust and respect among its members;… Read More 5 Practices That Make Workplaces Flourish
For employers in New York, October 2017 marks the beginning of the ban of the dreaded “salary question” — that is, it will soon be illegal to ask job candidates what their current or most recent salary is when they apply for a job. In Massachusetts, this same law will go into effect next year, and several other states are… Read More Seven Ways To Change Your Hiring Approach