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Rehumanizing Work in a Digital World

13 February 2024

Rehumanizing Work in a Digital World

Author: Mary E. Corrado

In an era where most of our daily interactions with others, like clients, colleagues, bosses, and even family members, often feel impersonal due to technology, and where our jobs are streamlined for maximum efficiency, it's understandable that many employees sense a loss of their innate creativity, curiosity, and humanity.

How to Develop an Effective Talent Retention Plan

13 February 2024

How to Develop an Effective Talent Retention Plan

Author: Dana Weidinger

Many organizations are grappling with the challenge of retaining top talent as voluntary turnover rates continue to rise. Factors such as low unemployment, a scarcity of skilled labor, and an increase in vacant roles have empowered employees with a plethora of employment choices. In response to this trend, it becomes imperative for businesses to develop and implement effective talent retention plans.

Fostering a Culture of Appreciation: The Significance of Gratitude in the Workplace

21 November 2023

Fostering a Culture of Appreciation: The Significance of Gratitude in the Workplace

Author: Heather Nezich

Showing gratitude in the workplace is the secret sauce for creating a positive and productive workplace. It's not just a fluffy feel-good thing – it's a game-changer that boosts everyone's mood, amps up team spirit, and helps the whole crew stay strong when things get crazy. Every employee deserves recognition for their contributions.  Doing so will foster a supportive team environment characterized by kindness and gratitude. As the old saying goes, “A simple...
Is Loneliness Impacting Your Workplace?

21 November 2023

Is Loneliness Impacting Your Workplace?

Author: Anthony Kaylin

With remote work and the new reality of the workplace since the pandemic, employee loneliness has grown dramatically. Studies show that loneliness brings health problems, reduced productivity, turnover, and burnout. A BetterUp report demonstrates how the pandemic fractured workplace relationships — with 43% of respondents saying they don’t feel a connection to their coworkers.  Some 38% said they don’t trust their coworkers, and 22% said they don’t have a single...
5 Communication Strategies to Improve Engagement

7 November 2023

5 Communication Strategies to Improve Engagement

Author: Heather Nezich

Effective communication is the cornerstone of fostering a highly engaged and motivated workforce within any organization. Enhancing employee engagement through effective communication is vital for organizations seeking to invigorate their workforce, whether dispersed remotely, operating on the front lines, or working in office settings. Here are five strategies to improve engagement via communication.

Unlocking Workplace Trust: Addressing Psychological Safety Disparities Across Organizational Levels

31 October 2023

Unlocking Workplace Trust: Addressing Psychological Safety Disparities Across Organizational Levels

Author: Heather Nezich

New survey data from Wiley suggests workers are far less likely than their managers and senior-level executives to feel psychologically safe taking risks at work. The findings from the latest Wiley Workplace Intelligence report show a particularly wide gap between individual contributors and executives, which could lead to lower trust, engagement, and productivity in the workplace.

9 Policies Companies Should Implement to Reduce Burnout

17 October 2023

9 Policies Companies Should Implement to Reduce Burnout

Author: Heather Nezich

A new survey from the American Heart Association highlights the impact of corporate policies and culture on employees’ self-reported levels of well-being and burnout. The new survey findings may help employers reduce burnout and improve workforce well-being by up to 40%.

Employees Crave Career Advancement and Promotion

3 October 2023

Employees Crave Career Advancement and Promotion

Author: Heather Nezich

According to a recent ADP Research survey, 40% of respondents now place career advancement on their priority list, marking a substantial increase from the previous year's 23%. In fact, it surpassed the importance of flexible working hours.

6 Employee Types and How to Address Them

19 September 2023

6 Employee Types and How to Address Them

Author: Heather Nezich

Last week we looked at 10 Leadership Styles and How to Work with Them. This week we are looking at six employee types and recommendations on how employers should address each type.

The Burnout Dilemma: Progress and Challenges in the U.S. Workforce

5 September 2023

The Burnout Dilemma: Progress and Challenges in the U.S. Workforce

Author: Heather Nezich

While employee burnout is on a slow decline, it remains a significant concern within the U.S. workforce, according to the latest research from Eagle Hill Consulting. The study reveals that currently, 45% of employees report experiencing burnout, which is a decrease from the 49% reported in August 2022 and an even more significant decline from the 58% recorded in August 2020. However, younger workers, at 52%, and women, at 48%, still report the highest levels of burnout.
Is Your Organization Part of This Shocking Statistic?

15 August 2023

Is Your Organization Part of This Shocking Statistic?

Author: Heather Nezich

Half of your employees are looking to leave. Yes, we said half.  50%. This is according to the 2023 Global Workplace Status report.  Is your organization a victim of this statistic? You might not know until it’s too late.

Loud Quitting: Employees Aren’t Quiet About it Anymore

18 July 2023

Loud Quitting: Employees Aren’t Quiet About it Anymore

Author: Heather Nezich

From "Bare Minimum Mondays" to "Put Your Boss on Blast on TikTok Fridays," there's a bold new trend called loud quitting. Instead of resorting to quiet disengagement, employees are now using social media as a platform to voice their frustrations and announce their resignations in a very public manner. This new trend affects workplace morale, productivity, and employer reputation. 

Are Employer Demands Resulting in a Loss of Engagement and Productivity?

13 June 2023

Are Employer Demands Resulting in a Loss of Engagement and Productivity?

Author: Heather Nezich

About half of workers are not fully engaged in their jobs, according to a study conducted by Gallup. This means they are only doing the minimum required to get by – not good for employers. This drop in employee engagement has happened two years in a row. But why?

How One Negative Employee Can Sour the Bunch

9 May 2023

How One Negative Employee Can Sour the Bunch

Author: Linda Olejniczak

It just takes one bad apple…so the saying goes. One negative employee can have a significant impact on the work environment and the morale of other employees. Here are some ways in which a negative employee can affect work:

Compensation and Other Factors That Affect Employee Retention

18 April 2023

Compensation and Other Factors That Affect Employee Retention

Author: Heather Nezich

Employee compensation is a critical factor in employee retention. When employees feel that they are being fairly compensated for their work, they are more likely to stay with their current employer. However, compensation is not just about salary, but also includes benefits, incentives, and other forms of rewards.

Organizations Look for Creative Solutions for Employee Engagement and Burnout

18 April 2023

Organizations Look for Creative Solutions for Employee Engagement and Burnout

Author: Heather Nezich

Nearly 60% of organizations have increased their efforts to boost employee engagement since early 2020. However, a new report from ATD, Employee Engagement and Burnout: Maintaining Morale in Changing Times, shows that there continues to be room to improve engagement and ease employee burnout.

Can Employers Afford not to Care?

11 April 2023

Can Employers Afford not to Care?

Author: Heather Nezich

The Great Resignation and quiet quitting are among the workplace trends ignited by one common theme: a lack (or perceived lack) of care for employees. MetLife’s 21st annual U.S. Employee Benefit Trends Study (EBTS) reveals feeling ‘cared for’ at work is a key driver of employee health and happiness, which are strongly connected to employee productivity and job loyalty. Yet the study found nearly half of today’s employees (42%) don’t feel cared for by their...
Disconnected Leadership Fuels Toxicity and Employees Suffer in Silence

4 April 2023

Disconnected Leadership Fuels Toxicity and Employees Suffer in Silence

Author: Heather Nezich

Recent layoffs in the tech industry have intensified a climate of toxicity in tech companies according to 45% of employees, a new research report by TalentLMS and Culture Amp reveals. Employees are holding their leaders liable for the toxic work culture in their companies.

Top 5 Tools for Engagement on Zoom

21 March 2023

Top 5 Tools for Engagement on Zoom

Author: Clifton Clarke

We are officially in a post pandemic workspace now.  What does that mean?  We probably are managing remote teams, figuring out smarter ways to work, and meeting more efficiently. 

Toxic Work Environments are Harmful to Your Health

28 February 2023

Toxic Work Environments are Harmful to Your Health

Author: Heather Nezich

Toxic work culture is the number-one reason employees leave jobs and is the cause for many employee health issues. A toxic workplace is an environment where employees are subjected to harassment, discrimination, or bullying. It can also be a place where the employee is micromanaged or has a hostile work environment. Employees often feel unsafe or uncomfortable causing stress, anxiety, and depression.

Delegation – The Forgotten Talent Development Tool

21 February 2023

Delegation – The Forgotten Talent Development Tool

Author: Clifton Clarke

Employee development is essential for organizational success and long-term sustainability. Organizations that invest in employee development initiatives can expect to see increased productivity and improved morale.

Workers Who Escaped the Layoffs – Now What?

14 February 2023

Workers Who Escaped the Layoffs – Now What?

Author: Linda Olejniczak

Organizations faced hard decisions in Q4, and the downsizing continues into 2023.  The question now is who the lucky ones really are. The employees who are left or the ones that got the ax?

Employees Seek Additional Financial Wellness Training

24 January 2023

Employees Seek Additional Financial Wellness Training

Author: Heather Nezich

Due to inflation, 78% of employees want more support from their companies, and getting financial wellness benefits at work is important to 77% of U.S. employees across industries, according to a new survey from TalentLMS.

Top 5 Priorities for HR Leaders in 2023

29 November 2022

Top 5 Priorities for HR Leaders in 2023

Author: Tom Jackson

Gartner surveyed more than 800 HR leaders across 60 countries and all major industries to identify their priorities and challenges for 2023. The largest share of respondents put “leader and manager effectiveness” on their list, but many HR leaders also prioritize organizational design and change management, employee experience, recruiting, and the future of work

Keys to Employee Engagement – Part 2

4 October 2022

Keys to Employee Engagement – Part 2

Author: Linda Olejniczak

Having employee resource groups (ERGs) in your workplace can benefit both the well-being of your individual employees and your business as a whole. Some of the key benefits include:

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