Human Resources

Written by Preston Thompson, Tribe No one likes change. It’s scary, it’s unknown. But market conditions and other business factors sometimes require large-scale, organizational change. You might be targeting an increase in sales, better trained staff, or even a complete culture shift. Regardless, there are four simple steps that can guide you down the path of smart, lasting change. Do

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By Steve Graham, Conerstone University. In most businesses, an “Employee Engagement Survey” goes out once per year to determine how engaged employees are with their jobs. The survey seeks to determine whether a person finds their job rewarding, feels like they have a real stake and interest in the company and cares about the overall success of the company. And

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Written by David Grossman from the Grossman Group Chances are you’re working today on a change that affects your team. How you implement that change will impact whether you meet your overall goals. Here’s the mistake leaders can’t help but make: they wait to communicate. Until they have more information. Until they have “all the answers.” Until it’s often too

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Here’s a thought experiment for you.  Imagine your manager gives you a piece of paper and says, ‘I’d like you to write down an honest opinion you hold of me. It can be anything you like. I’m going to put it in a hat with all your colleagues’ feedback, and pick them out at random, so what you say will

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Written by Allan Steinmetz of Inward Strategic Consulting Do you want to improve internal buy-in for major change initiatives? Start socializing your ideas internally. I often get asked the question, “What is the biggest obstacle for gaining acceptance for internal change?” The answer is simple. Socialize your ideas and let your colleagues contribute to the outcome. Without a doubt, change

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Written by By Ted Sapountzis, VP Marketing, Simpplr Millennials are now the largest generation in the workforce, bringing with them an affinity for technology and very specific expectations for work/life balance. While some innovative companies have offered flexibility when, where, and how employees do their work for several years now, millennial-friendly workplaces weren’t mainstream until recently. The challenge of attracting

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Written by StaffConnect founder and CEO, Bulent Osman The recent article from Lord Price Employee happiness is the key to a fairer and more prosperous society refers to the “John Lewis happiness principle” and has got me thinking about the connection between employee happiness and the impact it has on the customer journey. We all know that job satisfaction and happiness leads

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By Richard Regan, GovLoop. The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development defines employee voice as the means by which employees communicate their views on employment and organizational matters to their leadership. It is the most direct and effective way to ensure the grassroots part of the organization has just as must say in the organization as the grasstops. Employees who

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By Elizabeth Cogswell Baskin, Tribe Inc. First the good news: A recent Forrester report estimates that automation will create about 15 million jobs over the next decade. Now the bad: the same report says it will also eliminate 25 million jobs. It’s reasonable for employees to feel some anxiety about the prospects of automation in the workplace. For many companies,

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By Hannah Beasley, Red e App. What you call your employees is indicative of how you perceive them, which is an indicator of how you treat them, speak to them, and prioritize them. “It’s not what you look at that matters; it’s what you see.” Henry David Thoreau When you look at your employees, what do you see? If you have

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