Heather R. Huhman
Career and Workplace Expert; Founder and President, Come Recommended
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.
Employees who are rewarded for exemplifing the values of the company tend to stay for the long haul.
Business leaders earning hundreds of times more than their employees are under increasing pressure to narrow the pay gap.
The day that employee you wish hadn't quit leaves is the best time to begin wooing her back.
Showing genuine appreciation for the people working for you doesn't cost much at all.
Tapping into an employee's inner entrepreneur is transformative for the individual and the enterprise.
Control What You Can
Companies struggling to find top talent should look no further than employees' friends and connections.
A recent survey revealed that one in four applicants have exaggerated the truth to get hired.
To keep your office culture from turning toxic you need to take action when it is merely unpleasant.
Research is finding the correlation between engagement and performance is the opposite of what employers want.
Frustrated bosses can be tempted to ban employees from checking their cell phones and Facebook pages. The better move is to make it easier for team members to stay focused.