We have all heard the old adage that 80% of our time is spent with the bottom 20% of performers. As it happens, this statement
While every executive will have their own approach based on their education, experience, fears and aspirations, they should build people up and put the business ahead of their own desires. But too often, that is not the case.
3. Make Schedule Changes Easier Morale suffers when employees feel that they're stuck in a specific schedule with no flexibility
In the never-ending quest to improve employee retention, morale and engagement, I wonder... could it all be improved if we let a bit more real (and messy) life make its way into the halls and conference rooms of the workplace?
When employee morale plummets, leaders often look for a magic-bullet solution. It's easy to place the blame on bad hires or a breakdown in work ethic as a society, but low employee morale and performance always comes back to leadership.
Leaders know that making your products and customer spaces beautiful is essential to business. But many organizations miss the mark because they don't carry the concept through to the employee's domain.
As a small business owner, it's up to you to decide what's best for your business. But if you are considering an automatic scheduling program, there are a few things you should keep in mind.
It's Not Just About the Bagels: Building Employee Engagement (Pt. 3) The Employee in Employee Engagement
The very phrase "employee engagement" is nothing without the employee. We are all employees, and at times it's easier to blame the employer for our woes without taking a look in the mirror. I've worked with many employees who thought the grass was greener elsewhere.
With summer vacation season in full swing, many of you are probably on the lookout for good beach reads. While you may be
A. The way in which we receive our resources has been a real challenge from a human capital perspective. The hiring freezes
Federal leaders can have a major influence on employee satisfaction, but it can sometimes be hard for them to figure out
Workaholism is more than a dedication to your job. It's a near-obsessive commitment that supersedes most, if not all, other aspects of life. For many, workaholism is a true addiction, inextricably tied to feelings of self worth and identity.
Employees are the largest non-financial drivers of success in a company, and that if leadership was attuned to their employee needs and the culture they have built, it would result in better performance. Bottom line, if they treated you better, they would be even more profitable.
While you may think giving your staff a couple of extra hours of free time a week is feeding their souls, you're wrong. Time off is always welcomed, but employee happiness and productivity are driven by much more than free afternoons.
Katherine Archuleta is the director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the federal government's human resources
According to the data, innovation across the government, as measured by the views of employees in the annual federal survey
Imagine a 10-person bicycle. Three people are pedaling, five are pretending to pedal, and two are jamming the brakes. That's you, corporate America. Here are three (of many) ways you can make life better at work.
Michelle Welsch joins huffPost Live to discuss how she was able to realize that she could be living a happier life.
HuffPost's Third Metric seeks to redefine success beyond money & power. As part of our series, we explore love in the workplace. Not that type of love, but companionate love and how it is bringing about great outcomes for companies.
The post-holiday slump can be difficult, but if you work with your employees you can get them over the hump and back to peak performance in no time.