WHAT WOMEN WANT IN THE WORKPLACE Many businesses fail to understand the diversity in the demographics that comprise their workforce. What attracts, retains and creates job satisfaction for each demographic group is different. What motivates male hourly employees varies significantly from what motivates top performing female executives. Sylvia Ann Hewlett, author of Top Talent and […]
Employee Turnover Rates Improve By Hiring the Right People
Controlling Employee Turnover and Addressing Disengagement with a Complete System “…retention of top talent is impacted most by the ability to provide meaningful work and a culture where people are passionate about what they do …” –Matthew W. Schuyler, Hilton’s CHRO Turnover alone may be costing millions, but what about the employees you still have? […]
How to Motivate Workers: Rock The Office With Fun And Watch The Profits Roll In
“Work is either fun or drudgery. It depends on your attitude. I like fun.” —Colleen C. Barrett President Emerita of Southwest Airlines. Can you put in eight to 10 hours at work every day and still have fun? Many experts say, yes. In fact, more and more agree that a workplace filled with laughter increases […]
Happiness at Work | How Zappos Delivers a Great Place to Work
Happiness at Work Zappos is a true American success story. Not only are they a financial powerhouse, but an amazing place to work. Zappos is an online retailer that sells shoes and other merchandise. They have approximately 1500 employees and are located in Las Vegas and at their distribution center in Kentucky. For several years […]
Pay and benefits are important, but….
Pay and benefits are important, but financial incentives are limited in their ability to motivate and drive performance improvement. For most people, the most powerful form of reward and recognition is a job that gives them a sense of purpose and is in alignment with their skills and abilities. As reported in the Conference Board […]
How to Increase Job Satisfaction and Improve Employee Engagement
Job satisfaction has dropped in a recent survey. Businesses who don’t improve job satisfaction are at risk of lowering their productivity and at risk of losing their good employees. A new survey conducted by the Conference Board showed only 45 percent of Americans are satisfied with their work. This is the lowest level ever recorded by the Conference Board in more than 22 years of research.