The same qualities that describe a good listener, describe a good leader: respect, concern, an openness to new ideas, empathy, compassion, curiosity, trust, loyalty, and receptivity. However, one of the lowest rated behaviors in 360-feedback surveys for managers is listening.
Drama – every workplace has it. It can be annoying, but it can also cause bigger problems, including a loss to the bottom line.
The number of job openings continues to exceed the number of job seekers in the U.S., forcing employers to reexamine their strategies for hiring and retaining top employees. Employee wellbeing is a key aspect that employers need to pay attention to when looking at retention strategies.
Jabra, the global leader in audio and communication technology, recently revealed the top workplace productivity trends for 2018. The trends are based on a survey among business professionals in the U.S., UK, Germany, and France.
A recent study published by Binghamton University, State University at New York revealed that showing compassion to employees improves workers’ performance. On the other hand, authoritarianism leadership has the exact opposite effect – negatively affecting work performance.
The White House Administration’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology predicts that by 2020 the U.S. will be short 1 million tech professionals. How can employers do their part to help this growing shortage?
Organizations with high levels of employee engagement experience higher revenue, less employee stress and absences, higher customer satisfaction, and higher quality and safety. It affects every aspect of the company. According to research from Willis Towers Watson, effective internal communications can have a significant impact on employee engagement.
Toxic employees continue to wreak havoc on the workplace. However, instead of confronting them, other employees tend to do little to address them directly, according to a 2017 survey by Fierce, Inc., leadership development and conversation experts.
A new survey from Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites, reveals that the key pieces of information that job seekers and workers in the U.S. look for when researching job ads are salaries (67%) and benefits (63%). In addition, 59% U.S. workers/job seekers say that location is one of their top considerations, while 43% look for commute time. The survey also explores the differences in men and women when job hunting.
A majority of Americans (62%) agree that apprenticeships—or “earn while learning” vocational opportunities—make people more employable than going to college, according to the results of the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults conducted online by The Harris Poll.
A recent study by Korn Ferry revealed that if not addressed, the skilled talent shortages could have significant impact on global economics by 2030.
Employees today are more likely to job hop than ever before. Millennials in particular have earned, whether legitimate or not, a reputation for job hopping. But the latest research shows that if employees, even Millennials, are engaged and have learning opportunities in the workplace, they are less likely to leave.
Being a working parent can be especially challenging in the summer. But according to a recent CareerBuilder survey, the majority of working parents feel that it is possible to have it all. Of workers who have a child living at home, 78% say it's possible to be equally successful in your career and as a parent.
Implicit bias refers to the attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner. It sets people up to overgeneralize, sometimes leading to discrimination even when people feel they are being fair. Since implicit bias is unconscious, how do you identify it?
It’s hard enough to find good employees, so when you find them make sure your managers are not making any of the common mistakes that drive employees to look elsewhere. It holds true that employees don’t leave jobs; they leave managers.
Remember The Office episode where Jim puts Dwight’s stapler in Jello? Well, apparently workers taking revenge on each other happens in real life too.
A new Korn Ferry survey shows that if new hires aren’t happy, they’ll leave.
School might be letting out soon, but most workplaces continue throughout the season with no break. With summers being so short here in Michigan, some employers offer special, summer-only perks to add some fun over the summer.
When you think of wayss to increase collaboration at work you might consider bringing remote employees in-house and creating open work spaces. But surprisingly, these methods could backfire.
85% of applicants have lied or embellished a resume. It’s become so common, that many of them are getting through undetected. Learn what to look for.
While routines are generally good, being a little too rigid with your work routine can reduce your creativity. Making small changes to your daily routine can spark creativity and reduce the day to day drag.
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