Engaging Your Employees Articles

  • 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...

  • With employees quitting at the highest rate since 2001, employee retention is more important than ever.

    Americans Are Quitting at the Highest Rate Since 2001. Here's What This Means to Business

    March 17, 2017

    As the LinkedIn Workforce Report shows, the American economy is strengthening and hiring is up. And you know what that means? More people are quitting their jobs, interestingly enough. In January, 3.22 million Americans – 2.2 percent of the workforce – quit their job, the highest quit rate since February of 2001, according to the Department of Labor. A high quit...

  • These are motivational strategies bosses and managers can use to get more out of their employees.

    4 Unique Tactics You Can Use to Get More Out of Your...

    March 13, 2017

    Growing up through my mid-20s, I worked at my father’s construction company. And my dad was the king of creative methods for...

  • Transferrable skills have now become more important than domain expertise, thanks to a rapidly changing world.

    Of the 3 Types of Skills, One Is Quickly Becoming Most...

    March 8, 2017

    Research has found there are three types of skills in the world: knowledges, transferable skills and self-management skills. Not too...

  • When people quit and stay, aka check out of their jobs, it ruins the morale of the rest of your team.

    How to Stop Your Employees From Quitting – But Staying

    March 3, 2017

    You know who they are. They’re the people just phoning it in. They show up for work with their bodies, but they leave their brains,...