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Employee Retention

The SAS Story: Building and Sustaining a Unique Culture

SAS | Posted 09.22.2014 | Business
SAS

I have worked at other companies where just leaving my desk to grab a quick bite to eat would leave me riddled with guilt. The reality is, if we aren't taking care of ourselves, productivity and creativity suffer.

Why Workplace Leadership Is About To Get Its First Major Makeover In Over A Century

Mark C. Crowley | Posted 09.06.2014 | Business
Mark C. Crowley

As workers have become increasingly more critical to the overall success of their companies, what they need and expect in exchange for their work has also profoundly changed.

Taking the Hate Out of Work

James A. Cusumano, Ph.D. | Posted 08.30.2014 | Business
James A. Cusumano, Ph.D.

The need for employees to be more efficient and do more in less time and with fewer resources will not go away any time soon. How do we deal with this in a way that not only gets the job done well, but also provides value and fulfillment to employees?

Driving Workplace Flexibility for All

Neera Tanden | Posted 08.23.2014 | Business
Neera Tanden

How can we build a 21st century workplace that supports thriving employees, growing businesses, and healthy economies all at once? At the heart of this conversation is workplace flexibility. In other words, how do we create a flexible and inclusive work environment that enables employees to meet their responsibilities both at work and at home?

Where's the White Space?

Nora T. Akins | Posted 08.04.2014 | Business
Nora T. Akins

The work world is smaller and spinning faster than ever. Many of us keep up by moving faster, doing more work with fewer people and modifying processes to minimize cost. That is what makes profits grow. But it may not distinguish us from others.

Stop Assigning Numbers to People!

Nora T. Akins | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Nora T. Akins

Performance appraisals may finally be a human resource system of the past. Tons of evidence and our guts tell us they are ineffective measures of performance. Often, the best performers do not get the highest performance scores.

My Team's Selfishness is Great for Our Clients

Stacy Crinks | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Stacy Crinks

I encourage each person on my team to selfishly (openly, honestly) communicate where, when, and on what she'd like to work, so we can together create a work experience that she loves.

Engage Employees And Increase Productivity With An Employee Wellness Program

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders | Posted 05.21.2014 | Small Business
Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders

A wellness program is needed to address the mental, emotional, physical, personal and professional health of an employee, thereby increasing employee engagement, productivity and retention.

Employee Engagement: The Key to Unlocking Your Team's Potential (Infographic)

David Hassell | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
David Hassell

The stress and loss of productivity that comes with turnover can be detrimental to any business. Research shows that 30 percent of employees are likely searching for a new position online when they should be working, ultimately affecting your bottom line.

5 Things You Can Do to Boost Female Talent... Even If You're Not the CEO

Gail Becker | Posted 04.07.2014 | Women
Gail Becker

The good news is that you don't have to be a CEO to make a significant impact. Here are five things any of us can do at your workplace to help ensure women attain better representation in leadership roles.

America's Least Loyal Workers

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.01.2013 | Business

Apparently Google's free meals, on-demand cars and laundry service aren't enough to keep employees around long. The median worker at Google only stick...

Are Remote Teams The Future Of Work?

David Hassell | Posted 09.09.2013 | Small Business
David Hassell

The lack of relevant job openings in localities outside of metropolises points to a hot current debate in the workforce: hiring remote workers. While hiring remote workers doesn't work for every company or business model, the advantages are seemingly endless for a large section of the job market.

Motivation in the Workplace for Optimal Results Is Not a 'One Size Fits All' Implementation

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 04.07.2013 | Business
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Business leaders and manager at all levels usually agree on one thing: It's a constant challenge to keep others in the work environment motivated and productive.

Social Responsibility: Why Should Companies Care?

Brian Whetten | Posted 02.17.2013 | Business
Brian Whetten

How can companies actually focus on anything more than just next quarter's results? We're not just talking about a PR campaign or a new mission statement. We're talking about a new way of doing business. We're talking about deep change.

OH BEEEHAAAVE! Winning the Talent War and Keeping Customers Extremely Happy

Julie Kantor | Posted 11.05.2012 | Business
Julie Kantor

Austin Powers didn't just make us laugh, he had a good point for America's employers. We need to behave much more to increase employee and customer loyalty. We have to out-behave the competition!

Millennials + Cause = Employee Retention

Ryan Scott | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business
Ryan Scott

illennials understand the benefits of a balanced life, personal growth and being productive. They tend to like their jobs more than previous generations and stay in jobs that fit their talents and passions, but they won't stay in jobs just for security.

Young Workers Like Their Jobs, But Not Enough To Stay

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 12.12.2011 | Small Business

In what might come as a surprise to many of you, the youngest employees (those aged 16 to 34) are also the most likely to be happy with their jobs, an...