In our last two blog posts, our colleague, Tyler Morrison has spoken about why an engagement survey is important to understanding your organization's health and how to prepare your organization for your survey. This week Tiffany Adams, is taking the reins and sharing her ideas for not wasting all the money you just spent on your engagement survey!Read More
Conducting an employee engagement survey is now a common practice for a majority of companies with 250 employees or more. In fact, 83% of respondents in our recent Trendicators report say their organization has conducted an engagement survey in the last two years. Engagement surveys are popular because they provide an opportunity to understand and analyze how employees feel about the workplace conditions that influence performance, loyalty and emotional connection to the organization. In our last blog, we discussed the importance of conducting an engagement survey, and this week we continue the conversation around administering one for your organization.Read More
In the complex anatomy of your organization, your workforce is the heartbeat. A strong, healthy heart pumps blood throughout the body, usually at a steady rate, but can work much faster when necessary. Similarly, a robust workforce propels productivity throughout the organization, supplying oxygen in the form of discretionary effort and removing toxins such as complacency. Your workforce can exceed expectations when it is in good health and receiving the attention and motivation it needs to flourish.Read More
As more and more of Generation Y seek employment, we continue to see a staggering number of this group unemployed. In fact, 40% of unemployed workers are millennials. While the workforce is competitive and there is an increase in the number of Traditionalists staying longer in the workforce, the list of what is preventing this generation from finding employment grows longer.
According to David D. Burstein a millennial expert (and of the generation), millennials are more global, more tolerant, more diverse, more educated, more connected, and bigger than any generation before them. He is correct, yet this generation is also troubled by stereotypes like ‘entitled’ and ‘narcissistic’. Can a group of individuals glorified for their strengths and plagued by weaknesses have that much trouble succeeding in the workplace?