Company Culture

Build a Feedback Culture With Remote Workers

There’s no doubt that innovations in technology are behind the rise in telecommuting. According to Gallup, 37% of U.S. workers say they have telecommuted, and the average worker telecommutes two days per week. Remote work has opened up a virtual world of possibilities for employees and employers alike: While employees get to enjoy the flexibility... Keep reading  


Employee Engagement

Why Compensation Doesn’t Drive Motivation

Everyone can use more money. No matter how happy and engaged your employees are at work, they won’t turn down a raise or a perk. But will the incentive of a higher salary or compensation bonus improve their work performance? Well, that’s another story. More than 70 percent of today’s workforce are knowledge-based employees, meaning... Keep reading  


Performance Management

4 Essential Trends at HCI’s 2017 Performance Management Innovation Conference

The theme at Human Capital Institute’s conference on performance management innovation this year is “feed forward, not feedback.” In an early poll of attendees, most said they were currently looking to transform their performance management, with about 20 percent saying they already use an agile performance management process. With these changes come challenges: how do... Keep reading  


Workplace Diversity

Paternal Leave Policies Are Vital for Retaining Talent

As millennials rapidly move into the parenting age, companies are scrambling to adjust to their needs accordingly in order to retain the in-demand talent. The United States maternity leave policies fall far behind the rest of the world, leaving it one out of three countries that do not offer mandatory paid maternity leave. Federal law, under... Keep reading  


Employee Engagement

Driving Employee Growth With Real-Time Observations

At organizations that boast strong culture, there’s an expectation that employees care about their work and their co-workers, and interactions with others are mostly positive. Sometimes this can backfire — managers are afraid to give critical feedback for fear it will detract from their positive relationships. Of course, “constructive” feedback is welcome, but most managers... Keep reading