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Increase the Profound Impact of Strengths Interventions - How to increase profits by focusing on your team’s strengths.

Given low workplace engagement and high worker expectations about their jobs, companies need to focus on playing to the strengths of their employees, rather than help them improve on their weaknesses. Traditionally, employees are assigned where they are most needed in the organization, rather than placed where they can do the most good.

How to Cultivate Good Relationships with Employees

Are managers the reason why employees don’t seem to be as engaged as they should be? According to a Gallup study, this could very well be the case as it revealed that 85% of employees worldwide are not engaged or are actively disengaged in their job. The State of the Global Workplace study of 7,272 workers showed that one in two left their job because of a manager they didn’t get along with.

Signs of Unhappy Employee

unhappy Employee

 

As Abraham Lincoln said, “you can’t please all of the people all of the time.” Your employees, however, are the ones you should always try to keep happy and engaged, because if they aren’t, your business could be in for some trouble. 

How can you tell if an employee is unhappy? Here are some telltale signs:

 

Six Reasons Why Your Best Employees Leave—And How You Can Prevent It

You have a terrific employee on staff. They shine in their work and commitment to the company—or so you thought. Until the day they ask to speak to you behind closed doors and tender their resignation. Your stomach sinks. Of course, your first question is why?

The answer most likely lies within. For some reason, that employee didn’t feel engaged. Here’s why that happens, and how you can avoid it.

How to Keep Your Employees Engaged and Motivated

Engaged Employees

 

In the past, we’ve talked about why employee engagement is important, what it will do for your bottom line, how it will make your employees happier, etc. We now need to figure out what it is that makes employees happy and motivated. In short, how do you help your employees to stay engaged. Here are some top tips for you to implement that will have an immediate positive impact on employee engagement.

How to Make Sure Your Employee Training Succeeds

Employee Training

There’s a good chance you’ve spent serious money on employee training—some $160 billion was spent on training in the US in 2015—but do you realize it might not be working? Why not? In short, many companies offer training programs from the bottom up rather than the top down. According to Michael Beer, Magnus Finnstrom, and Derek Schrader, the bottom is the wrong place to begin employee training.

How To Help Employees Feel Good About Their Jobs

You want your employees to want to come to work each day. When they are happy about their jobs, it makes for a much more pleasant environment, and they will do a better job for you and the company.

But how do you make your employees feel good about the work they are doing? You don’t always need to use grand gestures, but you should consistently let employees know how valued they are. Here’s how: