Employee Engagement

Why a Caring Company Retains Millennials

Today’s workforce is ripe with a younger generation known as “millennials” (those born within 1982–2000). By 2025, millennials will make up 75 percent of the global workforce. According to a 2016 Gallup survey, 21 percent of millennials say they’ve changed jobs within the past year and 60 percent of millennials said they’d be open to... Keep reading  

Employee Engagement

See How Many of Your Employees Are Engaged

Perhaps the greatest reason employee engagement matters is retention. How do employees answer the question, “Do you expect to still be here in a year?” Engagement also drives metrics including profitability, customer ratings, quality defects and safety incidents. Many of these things are related — when there’s high employee turnover and absenteeism, customers are less... Keep reading  

Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement is at Critically Low Levels

In yet another study into the dismal world of employee engagement, the Hay Group division of Korn Ferry, released last week, found that across all leadership levels an average of only 36 percent of employees are “highly engaged.” The new study of 7,500 business and HR leaders in 107 countries also identified that social responsibility... Keep reading  

Industry News

2 Ways Amazon Failed Real-Time Feedback

An engine of efficiency, Amazon’s quest to become the world’s largest retailer by creating a culture of data-driven decision-making has recently exposed its shortcomings in optimizing one of the most important aspects of employee productivity: real-time feedback. In the much discussed article published by the New York Times about the bruising culture of Amazon, employees criticize the... Keep reading