Welcome to the first blog in our series about the employee experience economy. The employee experience economy is shaping how companies engage with their employees. Today’s employees—of which 61 million will be Generation Z employees—are expecting companies to be more than a place where they collect a paycheck. Today’s employees want meaning and purpose; they [...]
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As originally published here. We are now entering the employee experience economy—a place where workers are significantly impacting a company’s financial bottom line by their willingness and ability to take care of customers, be productive, and stay with their current employer. We are seeing employees take a stand on social issues and expecting company leaders [...]
What Our Young People’s Response to the Latest Mass Shooting Is Teaching Us About Our Future Workforce
Wow! It is inspiring to see the uproar of activism from our children in response to the latest school shooting, yet embarrassing that this younger generation feels that they need to take action because we cannot. As survivor David Hogg reminds us all, “We’re children. You guys are the adults. You need to take some [...]
As originally published on the Business News Daily here. Stand out from the crowd. It's true, millennial workers tend to differ from their older (and younger) colleagues. But contrary to popular depictions, they're not a monolithic group. By defying negative generational stereotypes and living up to positive expectations, millennials can pleasantly surprise their managers, work [...]
As originally published on the Business News Daily here. As one of the oldest generations in our workforce, Baby Boomers (as well as Generation X) have achieved a lot, and they've had to put up with a lot. Boomers have spent the past 15 years or so adjusting to millennials — figuring out why they [...]
As originally published on the Business News Daily here. No one enjoys doing busy work, and it makes employees feel unimportant. Businesses should make the most of their resources and ensure workers are doing tasks that help the company's end goals. "Busy work is defined as tasks that team members do that do not bring [...]
As originally published on the Business News Daily here. There is an evident difference between a leader and a boss, and the way they make those below them feel. Do they abuse their power to intimidate workers, or do they lead by example? The latter is key to managing a healthy, happy team. "In today's [...]
As originally published on the Business News Daily here. "At best, it can engage and retain women and people of color in the workplace, but at worst, it can backfire and reinforce stereotypes," Bezrukova said in a statement. Diversity training is a great idea for any business, but it needs to be carried out responsibly. [...]
Technology has forever changed the way work gets done. Today’s highly connected employees can work any time from anywhere. Working remotely continues to increase with about 43% of US workers working remotely at least some of the time. Companies benefit from the lower costs associated with telecommuting, as well as the opportunity to attract and [...]
As we approach the end of 2018, with many of us frantically working to achieve goals or meet deadlines, the week of Thanksgiving is a great reminder to take some time to give thanks to your team. Recognition is a critical part of engagement, which leads to increased satisfaction, productivity, and retention. Yet only 1 [...]