• This formula will give you hard data on exactly how much actively disengaged workers are hurting your company.

    How to Calculate the Cost of Employee Disengagement

    March 24, 2017

    One of the biggest misses historically in business is fully recognizing the importance of “people” functions like HR, recruiting and learning and development. After all, organizations are only as good as the people who work for them, and these departments are responsible for bringing in and getting the most out of those people. And yet, we often see these...

  • According to Gallup, 33 percent of employees are engaged with their job, up from 32 percent in 2015.

    More People Care About Their Jobs Today. Here's Why.

    March 23, 2017

    It’s a classic case of good news, bad news. The good news is that Gallup – the leading authority on employee engagement – just released their annual report. The headline? Employee engagement in America is the highest it’s been since Gallup started measuring it in 2000. The bad news: the numbers still aren't great. A mere 33 percent of Americans employees are...

  • How to chose what technology you should invest in.

    What does your technology do for you?

    March 23, 2017

    The year was 1997 and I was setting up a computer network for a small printing company. I had reached the point of configuring workstations to access the internet when one employee stopped me. Upset with the disruption, she asked, “Why do I care about internet access at my desk?”  Twenty years later the question seems silly to some but I can’t help wonder how...

  • The word "ongoing" is a disastrous word to use when managing a project.

    Why "Ongoing" is the Worst Word in the History of Project...

    March 22, 2017

    If there’s one word LinkedIn Learning instructor and project manager extraordinaire Chris Croft hates, it’s “ongoing.” In fact, while...

  • If you want to know design, start with a pizza box.

    How can a Pizza Box help you with Revit?

    March 22, 2017

    Revit and Pizza. Other than both words having five letters each, you might be struggling to see the connection? Could it be that pizza...

  • These tips will ensure nobody accidentally or intentionally messes with your Excel spreadsheets.

    How to Protect Your Excel Documents

    March 21, 2017

    Considering the fact that Microsoft Excel documents are often used to process and share sensitive numbers and data, it’s important to...