Employee Engagement

Tardiness Costs the American Economy a Shocking Amount of Money Each Year

The numbers in aggregate are staggering<p>Stress, absenteeism, even presenteeism : Many issues are infamous for costing U.S. companies billions. But one that hasn't earned much infamy--even though it should--is tardiness.<p>One survey found a hefty 15 to 20 percent of U.S. workers are late to the job on …

U.S. Economy

How to Build Engaged and Resilient Teams

<b>How to Build Engaged and Resilient Teams</b><p>As a business owner, CEO, manager or other professional, you’ve probably heard you’re only as good as your worst employee. That holds true for many reasons, perhaps with the most notable being the direct effect your staff has on your company’s success. If you …

Entrepreneurship

Over 350 Specsavers stores become ‘Platinum Employers’

More than 350 Specsavers stores have been accredited as ‘Platinum Employers’ since the multiple launched the initiative in September 2016, it has …

Optometry

New Study: Half Your Company Is Quitting Tomorrow. Here Are 4 Things to Win Them Back Today

The strategy to win the war on employee turnover is through "re-recruitment" of your best people. That comes down to four actionable items.<p>We've all heard the expression, "People leave managers, not companies." It's not corporate clich; the research overwhelmingly validates the statement.<p>Unless …

Employment

Improving mental capital could solve the productivity puzzle

The UK's productivity puzzle has long-stunted our economic growth.<p>Even during booms, chancellors have struggled to improve the UK’s measure of output …

Philip Hammond

STEEVES: Implementing a wellness strategy

<b>Last week</b> I talked about the benefits of having a well-functioning wellness strategy in the workplace. It is such a great place to support healthy …

Marketing Success Metrics: How BetterWorks Proves ROI on LinkedIn | LinkedIn Marketing Blog

If only we had more metrics with which to measure performance. It’s been a good 15 years since a sane marketer said something like this. If anything, …

Digital Marketing

Why Leaders Need To Embrace Employee Motivation

How do we consistently get team members who say ‘I love my job, I trust my leader and l’m ready to rock today!’?<p>According to Gallup, the purpose of performance management is to improve quality of work, productivity and other business outcomes, but traditional approaches have consistently fallen …

Leadership

How Gamification Leads To Success In The Modern Learning Space

Boost Engagement, Improve Productivity, Fortify Retention: Gamification Leads To Success<p>Industries using flight simulators, product inventory for …

Learning

Leadership In Today's Tight Labor Market: Reduce Employee Turnover

You have open positions to fill, and it’s a tight labor market. Employees quit, but it’s hard to hire. You need to get started recruiting to fill those empty positions, but wait – hiring should not be your top priority.<p>First you need to break the cycle of employee turnover. With vacant positions, …

Entrepreneurship

How every member of Congress responded to Trump’s “s**thole” remark

The results largely fit into three categories: condemn, support, or no response<p>The word “shithole” has been in the news a lot lately, proving we can still sink lower in our national discourse. The word allegedly came out of Trump’s mouth when describing countries such as Haiti and several African …

U.S. Politics

5 Things Every Manager Needs To Know About Employee Engagement

This is an employee engagement message from the heart.<p>I’m doing my best to strip away HR-speak, academic jargon, and journalistic style in an attempt to actually <i>reach</i> crazy-busy front-line managers who’ve heard it all before. It’s my vain attempt to actually <i>influence</i> someone.<p>Despite the best …

Employment

What Is Employee Engagement & Why Does It Matter

At Glassdoor, we care about engagement for two reasons: engaged employees drive business success, and high engagement leads to a positive employment …

Employment

Brookstone looks to transform employee engagement

A new automated solution will help Brookstone better manage its workforce — and empower its associates.<p>The specialty retailer is adding Kronos’ …

Employment

$$ Boost Survey Responses

According to a new report from Marketing Charts, garnering survey responses can be a challenging task, facing interruptions such as general …

Media Industry

Study Finds That a Bad Onboarding Experience May Disengage Your New Hires

I know this from personal experience: All the hard work recruiters do to land great talent can get washed away if the new employee has a bad …

Recruitment

Five ways for small businesses to reduce employee healthcare costs

Employee healthcare is one of the highest costs that businesses pay every year.<p>Americans spent $3.3 trillion on healthcare in 2016 with government data projecting that healthcare costs will outpace GDP growth through 2025.<p>Short of charging employees more for less coverage there are few things that …

Business

Angular 5 with Web API – CRUD Operations

In this article, we’ll create a CRUD application using <b>Angular 5 with Web API</b>. CRUD Operations Insert Update and Delete will be implemented inside an …

JavaScript

10 Steps to Cloud Happiness (Step 6): The Human Aspect

Every journey starts at the beginning and this journey's no exception, a journey of 10 steps to cloud happinessAs previously presented in the …

DevOps

Study: The Top Reason for What's Really Driving Employees to Switch Jobs in 2018 is Surprising

According to a Korn Ferry poll of nearly 5,000 professionals, people are switching jobs, but it's not for the reason you think, like more money.<p>In a weak job market, it's common for employees to stay put and not switch jobs for obvious reasons. That is no longer the case.<p>According to a Bloomberg …

Employment

Function calls in Angular expressions are killing your apps performance

Both Angular and AngularJS allow the use of function calls in template expressions. This seems like a reasonable approach to supply data to the …

JavaScript

Employee Experience

<i>(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by</i> <i>our friends at Kronos</i><i>, a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management</i> …

Human Resources

Employee Engagement And Employee Productivity Aren't The Same Thing -- Here's How To Boost Both

Employee productivity or employee engagement? That is the question for businesses that want to ensure that they’re making the most out of the employees that they have. But for far too many organizations, the quest for both becomes blurred to the point that they aren’t sure where to focus their …

Employment

ROI of Human Capital and Organizational Change Management: My Personal Story

I was working for a company that had found themselves in a situation where they had poor morale. Raises were few, partially because of the economy …

Return on Investment

How to Create an Optimal Employee Engagement Survey That Gets Results

There’s no doubt that employee satisfaction leads to better performance, maybe even leading to a 12 percent increase in productivity. But that …

Employment

Encourage Game-playing at Work? Yes

Gamification is the application of game elements into other settings, such as the workplace, to encourage interest, participation and loyalty. Many …

HeadOn

U.S. Employers with EU Employees Gearing Up for GDPR

With the continuing parade of high profile data security breaches, the concern U.S. organizations have about the security of their systems and data …

Law

Engaged employees are the key to building a brand

Earlier this year, a poll by Gallup on the "State of the American Workplace" caught the eye of Joe Cecere, president of Little & Co., a Minneapolis …

Employment

Visa expected to boost employee perks

Visa (V +0.4%) will raise its 401K employee matching commitment and will examine making other long-term investments, according to CNBC.<p>The company is …

Business

Let's Change Our Perception Of Employee Engagement

Of the many skills today’s business leaders must possess, perhaps the most vital is the ability to “read the signs” — to adapt to changes, the future and threats that may affect their business.<p>Often, these efforts focus on external factors, such as the rapid pace of technology and cybersecurity. …

Employment