Top 3 Company Benefits to Drive Employee Engagement

When it comes to the benefits of company perks, the recipe is usually simple. If a company has great benefits, employee engagement will rise and in turn, so will revenue. But if businesses do not offer the proper employee benefits, employee engagement can decrease resulting in lost productivity. The latter […]

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18 Ways You Can Make Your Employees Feel Empowered

Are your employees able to make their own decisions about how they work? The answer to this question may have deeper implications than you think. One study surveyed 1,168 employees from 31 different foundations and found that “foundation staff members are most satisfied in their jobs when they feel empowered […]

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Treat Talents like End Users for a better Employee Experience

You might not think of yourself as a designer. Maybe you can’t draw. Even if you’ve never won a game of Pictionary, however, you can still design experiences. In an effort to address striking employee disengagement numbers (85% of employees are not engaged or actively disengaged at work, according to […]

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5 Questions to Uncover Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

It can take up to 20 minutes to recover from an emotional encounter. Interested in doing Employee Engagement the right way? Learn how with our HR Expert Talks! Sign Up for Webinar As hard as we might try to be rational operators in the workplace, our emotions seep into our […]

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How New Hire Orientation Fuels Employee Engagement

As the saying goes, you only get one chance to make a good first impression. That doesn’t just apply to meeting your partner’s parents–an employee’s first day at a new job either confirms or contradicts their preconceptions about their company. Walking through the doors of a new workplace triggers a […]

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It Goes Both Ways: Implementing Feedback from Employee to Manager

Which way does feedback flow in your organization? Laterally, from peer-to-peer? Or do you take a more traditional top-down approach, with managers delivering performance reviews? When you assess the productivity, performance, and quality of the work your company produces, you may be overlooking one other direction–upward. Want to learn more […]

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Employee Turnover Is Devouring Your Profits – Here’s How to Stop It

Like every manager, you know that your employees are valuable–after all, you discovered them. But now that you’ve succeeded in hiring your top talent, it’s easy to assume that your employees look forward to coming into work every day, find satisfaction in their projects, and clock out feeling accomplished. This […]

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“Am I being micromanaged?” – 8 Signs you work for a micromanager

Afraid you’re being micromanaged at work? You’re not alone. In his book My Way or the Highway, leadership guru and owner of Trinity Solutions consulting firm Harry Chambers shares details from his company’s survey that showed 79 percent of respondents had experienced micromanagement during their careers thus far. Want to […]

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Workplace Wellbeing: 50 Ideas for Healthier and Happier Employees

Successful companies are finally beginning to figure out that considering their employees as whole, complex people—as opposed to tools that perform a necessary function—is the right, moral, and profitable thing to do. Groundbreaking research into employee engagement and workplace wellbeing over the past two decades has revealed that healthy, happy […]

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How To Stop Micromanagement In Its Tracks

“Micromanagement is the motivational equivalent of buying on credit. Enjoy a better product now, but pay a hefty price for it later.” – Ron Friedman In Part One of this two-part series, we outlined the signs that you might be working for a micromanager. We also explained how much damage […]

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