How To Take Employee Appreciation To The Next Level At Your Company
MARCH 23, 2017
Building a vibrant workplace requires a foundation of trust, respect, and honest communication. It also requires employee appreciation. Over 200,000 global employees were studied by the Boston Consulting Group , and the top reason they reported enjoying their work was, “feeling appreciated”.
7 More Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends For 2017
MARCH 21, 2017
It’s no surprise that employee engagement numbers have been abysmal for the last few years (and if that is a surprise, you need to read our blog more often.) According to Gallup, engaged employees comprise only around 30% of the workforce.
Everything You Think You Know About Culture & Employee Performance Is (Apparently) Wrong
APRIL 6, 2017
Back in the day, culture was something you became exposed to when you traveled to a foreign country. And employee performance was as easy to manage as uttering the words, “work harder or you’re fired!” ” But modern employees and workplaces are far more complex.
Remote Team Leaders Can Still Shape A Strong Company Culture
MARCH 29, 2017
In recent years the idea of hiring “people instead of (only) skills” has been become more of a consideration within companies where the cultural fit of everyone has been the ultimate pursuit.
The Essential Guide to Recruiting Performers
When your company needs to bring on new talent, it's tempting to do whatever it takes. But hiring just anyone isn't the solution. Download JazzHR's, The Essential Guide to Hiring Performers, to learn how you can create a scalable recruiting process that results in great hires.
Infographic: 10 More Proven Ways To Boost Employee Job Satisfaction
MARCH 8, 2017
What matters most to your employees? This is the third time we are asking that question, because what could be more rewarding and fruitful than fostering a supported and thriving workforce?
7 Things You Must Be Doing To Create A Happy Workplace
JULY 6, 2016
Would you believe me if I told you that the happier your employees are, the more successful your company will be? It may sound like the definition of a “Care Bear” management style, but study after study has shown that employee happiness has a direct correlation to your bottom-line.
5 Surprising Signs Of A Disengaged Employee
APRIL 19, 2016
I love the definition of employee engagement that I read in this recent TalentCulture post. It’s succinct and comprehensive: . When employees are engaged, they adopt the vision, values, and purpose of the organization they work for.
What These Experts Are Saying About Employee Appreciation
JUNE 1, 2016
When was the last time you appreciated an employee ? When Emily says “Great job Phil!” to her direct report, that might make his day (and have Emily feel great, since sharing gratitude is proven to make those on the giving end also feel happier).
Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?
Join Jesse Novak as he covers what building a Learning Experience is all about, how this should tie into your company culture and why building a foundation around fun, value and recognition is important to engagement. We’ll also discuss how this ties into Gamification and Badging programs to build a brand beyond your organization.
10 Years Later: Are People Really More Productive Working Remotely? (Infographic)
JANUARY 24, 2017
We did it! We lived through that whole extra second in the last minute of 2016, and have begun setting our sights on a successful 2017. Wait what extra second? Is it the end of days!? Every so often the Earth’s rotation doesn’t line up perfectly with the atomic clock, so scientists cheat a little.).
4 Simple Ways To Engage Your Millennial Employees
AUGUST 29, 2016
Unless you’re allergic to business buzzwords , you are probably aware of the employee engagement dilemma facing companies worldwide. Likewise, many organizations are adjusting to the needs and desires of the next generation of employees known as millennials.
Vulnerability & Loyalty In The Purpose Driven Company: An Interview With Dov Baron
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
When your company’s mission is to bring out the best in people at work via core values like Grant Trust & Be Transparent and Dare to Dream, you tend to form relationships with people who are also trying to transform the world of business to be more human-centric.
Case Study: Growing Your Sales Organization Beyond The Deal
MARCH 16, 2017
Sales teams are the lifeblood of every company that has reached a certain stage in their growth trajectory.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.
Confessions Of A CEO: 5 Lessons To Improve Organizational Health At Your Company
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Have you ever watched helplessly as your company was undergoing immense strain or was even burning to the ground? What did you do about it?
Wanna Calculate Your Employee Engagement ROI?
JUNE 16, 2016
The #1 topic on the minds of CEOs and senior HR leaders is ‘culture & engagement,’ according to Deloitte’s 2015 Global Human Capital Trends Report. Employee engagement can be defined as proactively and passionately adding value while aligning with the company mission.
Leadership Insights: What To Do When Your Employee’s Heart Just Isn’t In It
APRIL 19, 2017
You could tell his heart just wasn’t in it. I’ve always liked that phrase. Or rather, I appreciate the reverse, that a person who is fully present and contributes something valuable does so because they feel inspired, alive, and open-hearted. Is that true though?
The 10 Questions These Top Influencers Ask Their Teams
MAY 5, 2016
What questions do you ask your team? Why do you ask them? The best managers and leaders are intentional about how they communicate with their employees. They consider what they ask, why they ask it and they engage in the practice of Q&A regularly.
The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience
Join Jesse Novak, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, in exploring thoughts on Learning Cultures inside organizations and how these are impacted by the learning experience. We'll talk about how learning can be made fun, and learners can be kept engaged for longer through the use of achievement, self-motivation and tools which are usable, simple, and reach the learner where they are.
The Guide To Holding Remote Team Meetings That Aren’t A Total Waste Of Time
MAY 19, 2016
Remote meetings can be terrible. They’re the “chores” of the workplace. Whether it’s technology crashing or a user not being able to connect, you’ve probably been in a video chat that you considered a total waste of time.
3 Reasons Why Your Employees Aren’t Engaged At Work
JULY 19, 2016
I promised myself that I would not start another disengagement post with a rehashing of employee engagement statistics. If you are not familiar with the abysmal reality regarding engagement, you are probably one of the few lucky managers whose team is killing it. Good for you!
How To Turn A Technical Expert Into A Leader
DECEMBER 2, 2016
This is a story about a man named Andrew. Andrew was an ambitious young accountant. He was smart and worked hard. And because he was smart, he caught the attention of people in charge of the business.
What To Do About Toxic Workplace Stress (Infographic)
MAY 12, 2016
If your workplace has you stressed out, you’re in good company. Stress is everywhere, prodding us into action and holding us accountable. Our environment can play a significant part in how we perceive and manage that stress.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
Wanted: A better way to develop front-line managers! It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to gain key insights into why so many programs fall short and learn 4 key principles for designing an effective solution.
Engaging Millennial Employees via Accountability, Clarity, & Prioritization
OCTOBER 13, 2016
As businesses undergo workplace shifts and transfer of knowledge around responsibilities, there is often concern on how to bridge generational gaps. Many of our government clients have really started to address this through “emerging leaders” style programs and leadership academies.
How To Fit OKRs Into Your Company Mission and Values
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
In Simon Sinek’s Ted Talk entitled, How Great Leaders Inspire Action , Sinek refocuses companies away from thinking first about what they do, and instead advises them to figure out WHY they’re doing it.
12 Ways To Turn Stress Into Productivity (Infographic)
NOVEMBER 22, 2016
From the cradle to the grave, life hands us stressful situations — so much so that we should consider stress to be an integral part of living a full life, rather than a nuisance to be avoided at all costs.
The True Bottom Line In Business: An Interview With Dov Baron
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
Dov Baron is recognized as one of the top 100 leadership speakers to hire and a brilliant corporate cultural strategist.
Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance
Training and learning organizations today play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives. This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture.
What You Need To Know To Be Productive At Work (Infographic)
JUNE 23, 2016
From Lifehacking to Productivity Hacking , everyone is looking for ways to be more efficient and productive at work and at life. Optimization doesn’t stop at the activities we perform, but also melts over into the environments that we create.
Slideshare: 69 Questions Every Manager Should Ask Their Employees
MAY 25, 2016
What is the most powerful management tool at your disposal? It’s not necessarily a software application or something that you picked up in an MBA program. This tool is far more basic… the question.
5 Companies That Are Responding To The Needs Of The Millennial Workforce
MAY 3, 2016
As of last year, millennials surpassed baby boomers as the largest generation in America. At 33%, they also have the greatest numbers in the American workforce – a number that is projected to hit 50% by 2020. As you probably know by now, members of this latest generation are quite demanding.
Which Leadership Archetypes Make Employees Want To Quit?
JUNE 9, 2016
Every employee has their own experiences with management heaven and hell , with the hellish vastly outweighing the idyllic. According to Gallup this is often the result of a system where leadership positions are granted for the wrong reasons.
2016 Training Program Best Practices
Can you hear the collective groan when you launch that new compliance course? Do you get complaints both public and private from trainees about the uselessness of the training courses you've launched? Is there anything that can be done about it?
Why You Shouldn’t Neglect Ongoing Employee Training
MAY 10, 2016
What is a manager’s job? Is it to provide direction for employees to be productive and effective, or are they responsible for something more? Great managers also engage in the fundamental task of developing talent within the business.