Employee Engagement

I recently read an article by Marcel Schwantes titled “3 Reasons Your Employees Are Miserable at Work (and What to Do About It)” and he identified the three root causes of job misery being: Anonymity The feeling employees get when they realise their manager has little...

The importance of ‘Why’ you do business Technology underpins so many of the functions that are performed in organizations today, and it has levelled the playing field, making it easier for competitors to replicate what you do faster than ever before and allow nimble start-ups to...

Employee retention can be likened to client retention. We accept that it is a lot harder to find a new client than it is to retain one and the same goes with great employees; it is a lot harder to recruit a future star than...

The challenge for today’s business owners and executive leadership teams is to realize that they will never maximize their revenue and profit potential if they do not develop leaders at all levels. Recent studies have found that a staggering 95% of organizations do not spend any resources...

The mobilization of an organization’s human resources (HR) behind dynamic change is what strategic HR management is all about. A true catalyst for successful strategy execution is having in place an HR leader in the role of translator – the right-hand person to the CEO,...

Written by: Mindy Hall - entrepreneur.com When a company launches, everyone wears many hats. The CEO may make sales calls and develop products and the CFO may handle HR and order office supplies. The marketing, sales and product teams may all be one and the same. Everyone feels...

Written by: Nick Martindale - hrmagazine.co.uk Enterprise social networks (ESNs) are becoming increasingly popular among larger organisations, but how can HR encourage employees to engage with them? In an era where people of all ages are increasingly comfortable with the concept of social networking – using sites...

By hcamag.com Fortune 500 biotech firm Quintiles reduced turnover by 50% and increased retention by 13% by focusing on one key driver of business success: employee recognition. It’s easy to implement a reward and recognition strategy which will produce outcomes that mirror Quintiles’ success. The six-step process...

By Akankasha Dewan -  humanresourcesonline.net Despite reports of startling dips in employee engagement levels, most firms do not have a solid engagement strategy in place. New research conducted by Altimeter Group found only 41% of organisations believe they have a holistic and strategic approach to employee engagement...