Engaging Your Employees Articles

  • Sam Shank, CEO and co-founder of HotelTonight, built his company's culture around three core values.

    How HotelTonight Actually Measures Its Company Culture

    November 28, 2016

    There’s a misnomer out there that your company’s culture somehow can’t be measured. Perhaps some parts can’t be, but largely, a company’s culture is absolutely measurable, and can be improved over time. For evidence, look at HotelTonight. The travel-booking site, which has raised more than $80 million since it was founded in 2010, has a unique perspective on its...

  • Bosses Really Matter. Here Are 8 Stats That Prove It.

    August 15, 2016

    Your boss can be a matter of life-or-death. Seriously. Swedish researchers at the Stress Research Institute in Stockholm studied 3,100 men over the course of 10 years. The men who reported having bosses they didn’t respect were 60 percent more likely to suffer a heart attack or another life-threatening cardiac condition, according to the Institute's report...

  • The Most Ridiculous Things Bad Bosses Have Ever Done

    August 12, 2016

    Three-out-of-four workers report that their boss is the most stressful part of their job, and bad bosses cost companies $360 billion each year in lost productivity, according to Inc. Those stats suggest there are a lot of bad bosses out there, and there are a lot of people with bad boss stories. But what stories are the most ridiculous? Well, we were curious, so...

  • How to Retain Millennials in a World Full of Job Hoppers

    August 8, 2016

    A recent LinkedIn analysis found that job hopping among millennials is on the rise. Specifically, people who graduated college between...

  • Why (and How) You Need to Prepare Millennials for Management

    July 11, 2016

    The fundamental HR challenge facing organizations going forward won’t be managing millennials – it’ll be turning millennials...

  • How to Improve an Employee, According to Brain Science

    June 27, 2016

    So you're a manager, and like most managers, you want to get the most out of your employees. Your people are good, but there are a few...