We’re heading into the final stretch of 2016, and for many workplaces, that means it’s time for annual employee reviews. In October, we asked our readers if they believe annual reviews are still relevant, and according to the results, 53% say reviews are relevant—but they should be ongoing throughout the year. Another 17% believe formal, […]
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The best companies know their greatest assets do not lie in fiduciary capitol or gross margin dollars. The greatest assets are their employees. Keeping their employees happy and engaged is what the most successful business do. According to an Aberdeen Group study, 60% of top organizations say employee recognition is extremely valuable in encouraging individual performance. […]
Are you more social and impulsive or quiet and contemplative? Either way, both personality types have their advantages in the workplace. Check out this video from AsapSCIENCE for some great insight into the differences between introverts and extroverts, including some of their greatest strengths. Are you an introvert or an extrovert? How does it affect […]
Internet marketing can make or break your business. From email campaigns to social media content, online marketing is both competitive and technical. While the Internet increases the possibility of reaching a global audience, it can be a difficult path to navigate. According to Jared Hecht with the Huffington Post, “Online marketing is crucial to a […]
We all have the same 24 hours in a day, are you making the most of yours? Check out this infographic from OfficeTime.net, a provider of time and expense tracking software, for some interesting insight into the top time killers, why we get distracted, and a few tips for getting back on track.
Great Intentions, Bad Results: The Problem with a $15 Minimum Wage in America Experts Weigh In, Urge Caution for Sake of Working Americans Express Employment Professionals released a new white paper today, staking out a position on whether to raise the minimum wage to $15. “Great Intentions. Bad Results. The Problem with a $15 Minimum Wage […]
Being persuasive is a key factor in being the leader you and your team need you to be, but this skill may seem hard to develop. Check out this insightful video narrated by the author of “Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion,” Dr. Robert Cialdini, and co-author of “The Small Big,” Steve Martin, that will teach you six simple […]
For many employees, fourth quarter means the dreaded annual review is on the horizon. Most businesses have some type of performance measurement and review procedure in place; however, their effectiveness can vary greatly between companies. In fact, many business leaders have started to question how important annual employee reviews really are to the company’s overall […]
What are the most essential qualities of great leadership? Check out this infographic from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business Management for some great insight into the mind of a successful manager.
Only 16% Say Programs Work; Need For Successful Training Programs Is High Express Employment Professionals recently released new survey results revealing that businesses have a low opinion of government job training programs. Respondents were asked, “In your opinion, how effective are government job training programs?” A total of 28 percent said the programs were either […]