Job Satisfaction

With So Many Job Openings, Why So Little Hiring? – Bloomberg

With So Many Job Openings, Why So Little Hiring? By Peter Orszag Aug 13, 2013 This is an interesting article from Bloomberg and worth the read.  There has been lots of talk about why hiring keeps lagging.  Is it lack of skills, the Obama adminsitrati... Read More »

Ways to Reduce Employee Turnover from The New Zealand Herald

Here’s a great article from the New Zealand Herald….. How to minimise high staff turnover By Val Leveson Understanding a job applicant’s behaviours can be more important than knowing his or her skills. It’s important that ther... Read More »

Fox Five Interview: Greg says Vacations Make Better Employees

Check out Greg’s spot on Fox 5 Atlanta. Greg discusses how vacation time is important to employee engagement and performance. Atlanta News, Weather, Traffic, and Sports | FOX 5 Take a vacation: You may need it Posted: Jun 11, 2013 5:50 PM EST U... Read More »

Four Keys to Attract and Retain Millennials

The youngest generation in today’s workforce, Millennials or Generation Y, has brought new challenges to companies. These 20 and 30-somethings are the largest generation in human history and will comprise 40 percent of the U.S. workforce by 2020, acc... Read More »

Five Ways Leaders Turns Doubters into Doers

This past February Yahoo!’s fledgling CEO Marissa Mayer made her first misstep. In a company-wide email, she announced Yahoo! was changing its telecommute policy. Effective June 2013, all employees were required to work in the office. The email short... Read More »

The Rules of Retention

Employee dissatisfaction is on the rise, especially among entry-level and mid-level employees. A recent study from Dale Carnegie Training found that only 23 percent (that’s one in four!) of non-management workers reported being engaged at their curre... Read More »

Cutting Costs/Curtailing Services Can Produce Crappy Customer Service

In uncertain economic times, it’s common for businesses to focus their time and energies on ways to cut costs.  However, many of the decisions to cut back have generated unintended, and in some cases, disastrous consequences. Some of these knee-jerk ... Read More »

Why People Quit Their Jobs | Top Ten Reasons People Quit

From my years of experience as a business consultant, I have identified a “Top Ten” list of reasons why people quit.. Management demands that one person do the jobs of two or more people, resulting in longer days and weekend work. From my years of ex... Read More »

Nine Rules for Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is defined as the emotional commitment an employee has for a job or organization, which then drives their performance. Countless studies have proven that an engaged workforce contributes significantly to a business’ success. Resul... Read More »

Job Satisfaction dropping with healthcare professionals leading the pack

Here are some recent job satisfaction postings found on the Internet. How can managers increase job satisfaction and what are the … “How can managers increase job satisfaction and what are the organizational consequences when there are hi... Read More »

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