Employee Engagement in the Era of Remote Work

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These days, it would be an understatement to say workers have a lot on their plates. Employees are juggling the stress of an ongoing global health crisis, economic uncertainty, not to mention a dramatic shift in the way we work and communicate. Given all of the challenges your team is likely facing, actively promoting employee […]

Five Reasons for High Employee Turnover — And How to Deal With It

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Today’s blog comes from Chief Operating Officer, Jeff Lefton, here with thoughts about employee turnover. When your organization experiences a high degree of employee turnover, there are a couple of things to consider. Two Questions to Consider First, what sort of employee turnover are you dealing with? Don’t just look at turnover as a singular […]

Four Tips for Keeping Employees Engaged Prior to Retirement

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Patricia Bagsby, Ph.D., Vice President of Organizational Consulting, is back on the blog! Today, she’s sharing four tips for keeping employees engaged at work even while they’re preparing for retirement. Four Tips for Keeping Employees Engaged Prior to Retirement As employees get closer to their date of retirement, they spend more non-financial resources on their […]

Onboarding: Why It’s So Important and What it Should Include


Do you offer onboarding for your new hires?  How does it work out?  How robust is your onboarding program? The Importance of Having a Good Onboarding Program Research shows that most companies offer new employee orientation. But many organizations don’t go far enough. The result can be that new employees don’t reach productivity quick enough, […]

Developmental Assignments – Who’s the Better Person for the Job?

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Facebook Twitter Linkedin Assigning Tasks When you have a task to assign, should you get it done with Old Reliable?  Or should you give a stretch assignment to an up & comer?  We’ll lay out the situation, then invite your thoughts. Finally we’ll share ours in the hopes of helping you make a better decision […]

How Do You Deal With High Employee Turnover?

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It’s true that you can’t make all of the people happy all of the time. But when your employees are more focused on where they’ll jump next than on the current job at hand, you might have an issue with employee turnover. Why Does Employee Turnover Matter? You may think that a constant influx of […]

The Key to Employee Retention

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“I don’t get any respect” is a mantra heard in offices throughout corporate America. Indeed, the common wisdom is that employees don’t leave their jobs — they leave their bosses. But employee retention might not actually be about simply getting respect from the boss. It might be bosses’ inability to inspire with a blend of energy and charisma. Download […]

Boosting Employee Engagement

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Pam Hager, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Instructional Consulting, is back with another insight from a recent leadership development session: “In a recent workshop discussion, we took time to focus on employee engagement.  As part of the discussion, appreciation and recognition were proposed as powerful tools to boost engagement.  Later in the workshop, everyone involved […]