FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemail“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 […]
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How do you retain and prepare your best talent to lead? Mentoring programs are one of the most effective tools in achieving business results. The authors of the book, War on Talent reported, “Of those who have had a highly helpful mentoring experience, 95 percent indicated it motivated them to do their very best, 88 percent said it made them less likely to leave their company, and 97 percent said it contributed to their success at the company.”
FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailHappiness 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 […]
FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailPay 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 […]
Successful organizations realize employee retention is integral to sustaining their leadership and growth in the marketplace. Most businesses focus on employee retention when employee turnover starts to increase. However, good organizations make employee retention a core element of their talent management and organizational development strategy. Those that fail to make employee retention a priority are at risk of losing their top talented people to the competition.
FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailIn today’s economy, every business executive, owner, CEO and president should be asking themselves one important question: “Do I have the talent to take this business to the next level?” If the answer is no, you probably want to begin looking, but if the answer is yes, then employee retention should be at the top […]