Ahead of the Curve
Companies downsize usually because of lasting financial issues that force them to make cutbacks and save money by restructuring company roles. When this happens, management may be inclined to forego third-party outplacement support because of the added cost.... more
Relationships between employers and employees are like marriages. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t. Just like marriage, some end in divorce. Layoffs or any type of end of employment is unpleasant but a sad reality of work.... more
We know that higher employee engagement decreases absenteeism, turnover and accidents, and increases quality, productivity and sales. But engagement can also positively affect customer satisfaction and loyalty.
As a business that serves a customer, you need to remember that every person on your team has an impact on your customers and their satisfaction with your company, either... more
Working remotely is getting to be nearly as normal as working in an office. In fact, last year, 43 percent of employed Americans spent at least part of their time working remotely, according to a Gallup survey.
Of course, there are major benefits that come from telecommuting—avoiding traffic and flexible hours, just to name a couple. The problem for employers comes with keeping... more
It makes sense that employees will work better and be more engaged if you as a manager are playing to their strengths. How do you figure out what their strengths are? Here are... more