“Eighty eight percent of disengaged employees reported they had some plan to leave their company, and 31% were actively looking.” Check out this infographic from YouEarnedIt, a developer of cloud-based employee recognition and reward software, for some great insight into the impact of employee engagement on your workforce and a few tips to give it […]
Job experience and education are only part of the equation when finding the perfect new employee. Most hiring managers can attest to situations where an applicant looked perfect on paper, but the hire didn’t stick due to a disconnect in the soft skills needed to perform the job. According to the American Society of Training […]
How effective is networking if it isn’t face to face? Check out the infographic below from GreatBusinessSchools.org, an online resource and information guide for students considering attending business school, for some great insight into the numbers behind networking.
In November, we asked readers how they planned to show appreciation to their employees this holiday season. According to the results, “cash bonuses” is the top choice with 26% of the votes. Only 8% of respondents said they would not distribute any kind of bonus/gift to their employees this year. The rest of the results […]
The year is quickly coming to a close, and now it’s time to look back at 2016 as we continue to prepare for 2017. In our December 2015 poll, we asked our readers about their business performance predictions for 2016, and 50% said they expected to see moderate growth, followed by 19% saying their business […]
Integrity. Enthusiasm. Commitment. What qualities do you believe the worlds most influential business leaders possess? Check out this infographic from BD Ventures, an online marketing consulting company, for some great insight into the six most indispensable qualities of great leaders.
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, […]
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. […]
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.
In our recent monthly poll, we asked our readers how their companies handle the extra workload during the holiday season, and nearly three-quarters of businesses don’t make any adjustments to their current staff. With 39% of the votes, “we do not make any seasonal adjustments” was the number one answer, followed by “use current staff, […]