Millennials are known for not spending too long at one company. In fact, according to Gallup, 60% of Millennials are open to a new job opportunity right now. By the time they reach age 32, most will have had four different jobs. What can organizations do to encourage them to stay longer?
According to Adobe’s 2017 Consumer Email Survey, the average employee spends 3.3 hours per day checking and responding to their emails. If you do the math, that equals 16.5 hours a week, which is 41% of a standard 40-hour work week. The average amount of emails a typical employee receives is 122 per day. A study by the Danwood Group found that it takes an average of 64 seconds to recover from an email interruption (regardless of the email’s importance) and return...
Micromanagement can destroy employee motivation, creativity, and job satisfaction, and it is the biggest complaint workers have. If not addressed, employees are likely to leave. And if there is no exit interview performed, an organization might not even realize it’s happening.
A new study recently released by Udemy showed how distracted employees are during work hours, how they're responding to distractions, and the price of distraction for employers. The research found a strong correlation between increased levels of distraction, decreased productivity, and a lack of proper training at work. But what is causing all this distraction at work? It might not be what you think.
It is very surprising to see employers think that diversity and inclusion (D&I) is an end game of an organization that will lead to greater profitability, stability, and harmony. The truth, though, is the opposite. D&I is simply a tool for engagement strategies that may or may not create an environment of greater productivity and engagement. The employee community is greater than D&I and encompasses the passion and drive of employees to meet both internal and...
A new study revealed that witnessing a rude act in the morning can hurt work performance all day. Additional studies have shown that the disengagement caused by rudeness can result in significant revenue loss and project delays.
Many of us have a hard time getting enough done in an eight-hour workday, but can you imagine a three-hour work day? Some employers are testing shorter work days or weeks.
According to a new survey by Korn Ferry of nearly 5,000 professionals, being bored and lacking challenge is the number one reason employees will seek a new job in 2018.
As technology continues to evolve, it affects the workplace and the workforce. For organizations to remain competitive in a tight talent market, they must keep up with these changes.
Here we are in the second week of January– many people had extended time off the last few weeks in December, so theoretically most people should be well rested. So why are so many of us tired at this time?
At the close of 2017 and the start of 2018 experts provide forecasts and data on what this year’s economy may experience. The following are some of those forecasts.
Leaders must continually be taking the pulse of the organization they work for. A once happy workplace can turn toxic quickly if you are not paying attention. But when caught early, it can be turned around.
Succession planning is a process for identifying and developing new leaders who can replace old leaders when they leave, retire or die. It increases the likelihood of having internal, experienced and capable employees that are prepared to assume these roles as they are vacated. Succession planning is crucial in order to avoid an organizational crisis when someone in a key role leaves.
Would you like to increase morale and productivity? There is a simple solution…give employees a break! More than 85% of employees believe taking regular breaks during the day would make them more productive, according to a study from Staples. However, many employees do not take regular breaks throughout their work day.
There are the obvious signs we all see when someone is job hunting…they show up in a suit when it’s a casual dress code, they suddenly have numerous appointments, they call in sick more often, etc. But a recent study shows that for months prior, there are many more subtle signs to beware of.