Heather R. Huhman
Career and Workplace Expert; Founder and President, Come Recommended
In a recent survey, 91 percent of managers said their organizations did not do onboarding well. Isn't it time for a change?
That 'perfect' candidate may be a disaster. Five strategies for screening him (or her) out.
Five ways to support (healthy) gossip at your company, to encourage openness.
Employers need to focus more on creating a culture in which roles are defined and communications are open.
Pressure to get year-end tasks done is the top thing employees dread about returning to work. What are you doing about it?
Benefits, scheduling and communications are some of the things you should start thinking about now.
Control What You Can
Ever gone to your boss with a 'great idea,' only to have him or her toss off an 'I'll think about it' and completely ignore you?
Managing Remote Teams
Employers can't realistically assume office staff will make the switch to working from home without training.
Motivation and Retention
People won't look for another employer if they are confident they can work their way to a better job where they are.
Without the right combination of technology, hands-on attention and follow up you can't be confident what is taught today will be remembered tomorrow.
Survey data reveals employees want managers to tell them how their work fits into company strategy but those conversations are the exception, not the norm.
Engagement improves when the teams knows they are paid fairly by objective standards.
Surveys find that top job candidates overwhelmingly prefer working on diverse teams.
It's baffling why promising people undercut their success by exasperating their teammates.