In 2019, smarter workers, fewer layoffs, more quitters, and lower participation add up to a tough talent market for employers.
I had the privilege to sit down (albeit virtually) with the team at Forgeant as part of their “Forging Employee Engagement” series. You can catch the episode here:
At Energage we have a rather cool tradition. In the days running up to an employee’s work anniversary (or ‘Workiversary’) colleagues are invited to share memories from the previous year and are asked to describe the employees’ personality. For my second Workiversary, here is the presentation I received from our CEO Doug Claffey – a […]
On Christmas eve, my wife Theresa and I were walking through the Christmas village that pops up every year around Philadelphia’s City Hall. A homeless guy walked up to me and thrust a bumper sticker into my hand. It said ‘Mean People Suck’. “I agree” I said. I mean, after all who would disagree? Mean […]
Imagine that, as a young student, your sights are set on making a difference in the world. You’re excited about launching your career in a groundbreaking industry, applying your education to one of the STEM disciplines. Medical research fascinates you, not only because of the scientific process, but because it’s your chance to make a […]
Watch out HR, here comes the marketing team and they want your people! A new breed of marketing tools is emerging. The goal: to convert every employee on the payroll into social media advocates for your company’s brand… The lion’s share of marketing efforts has now shifted from a ‘broadcast’ approach in traditional media and […]
This article was originally published on BlessingWhite’s website. Many organizations aspire to build a ‘coaching culture’ in which each manager not only shares experiences and insights with their direct reports but also relies on coaching opportunities to boost performance. Organizations that have achieved this lofty goal report increases in both contribution and satisfaction among team […]
[This article was initially published on BlessingWhite.com following a webcast on the same topic] “Things are changing faster than ever before!” We hear this statement so often that it is at risk of becoming a platitude. Yet, when we look across sectors or industries, there is no denying that there is a gradual acceleration in […]