Disengaged employees are costly. A recent Deloitte report notes that organizations spend over $100 billion annually to improve employee engagement. Despite that, 87% of employees remain disengaged and cost U.S. companies $450 billion to $550 billion per year in lost productivity, according to Gallup.
Generally speaking, engagement is how much your employees are active within their jobs. An engaged employee enjoys their job, fits well within its culture, and actively tries to improve his or her organization.
How do you get employees to go the extra mile and perform at the peak of their capacity? Some say job satisfaction and happiness are key elements of exceptional employee commitment. I don’t disagree with that. But I would argue that employee satisfaction and happiness are not enough. After all, I could love my work, […]
As Generation Z (those generally born between 1995 and 2010) begin to enter the workplace, they’ll truly shine when they’re offered opportunities to give back to their communities and causes they care about. And Millennials also excel at work when they’re offered opportunities to give back and help others.
Yesterday’s post featured Patty McCord, the architect of that culture and the creator of the Netflix Culture Deck—a popular resource that has over 20 million views—who recently sat down with the HR Works podcast to discuss company culture and leadership.
We talk a lot about culture these days, and one of the companies that often comes up in those discussions is Netflix, renowned for its special culture. Patty McCord, the architect of that culture and the creator of the Netflix Culture Deck—a popular resource that has over 20 million views—recently sat down with the HR […]
When I talk to HR leaders, they often mention how frustrated their employees are by how difficult it is to get timely answers to simple questions about corporate policies, benefits, workplace amenities, and other everyday issues.
In part one, we looked at what continuous candidate engagement (CCE) is and why it’s so important to focus on in the recruiting process. Here, we’ll look at how to use artificial intelligence (AI) and other technological tools to help recruiters provide CCE in your company.
The employment landscape has changed drastically over the years, and with new and improved technologies coming into the market, hiring and recruiting will continue to change. What better time to start rethinking your talent acquisition strategies than the present!
Following trends can be a good thing or a bad thing, depending on how you look at it. If you followed IBM’s lead and stopped your flexible working arrangements, you may now be at a disadvantage for recruiting workers.
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: If you want to attract top talent you need to have the technology candidates crave; with the modern workforce, it’s in their DNA. Randstad US has released new data that reveals the extent to which job satisfaction is dependent on an employer’s ability to use and […]