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Marcus Erb

Marcus Erb

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Marcus Erb is a Senior Research Partner and Senior Consultant with Great Place to Work® Institute. He has worked with clients' senior executives and human resource teams to assess workplace culture, evaluate policies and practices, and recommend plans to strengthen them.

17 Recent Stories

How Top Employers Say 'We Love Moms'

How Top Employers Say 'We Love Moms'

More women are working outside the home than ever. If you're looking for ways to retain top talent, consider these ideas for supporting working moms.
May 11, 2012 in Compensation and Benefits
Seven Tips for Becoming a Better Boss

Seven Tips for Becoming a Better Boss

If you're resolving to do a better job as a boss this year year, consider this advice from the leaders of small companies known for their great workplace practices.
January 4, 2012 in Managing Employees
Why Your Business Should Be a Great Workplace

Why Your Business Should Be a Great Workplace

In their own words, seven leaders say what inspires them to strive to become a great workplace, despite the competing demands of business today.
October 18, 2011 in Human Resources
Seven Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Seven Ways to Boost Employee Morale

The mood in your workplace can have an impact on productivity. Here's how to keep it positive.
July 19, 2011 in Managing Employees
Five Ways Businesses Are Coping With Rising Health-Care Costs

Five Ways Businesses Are Coping With Rising Health-Care Costs

Some owners have found innovative ways to manage change amid health-care reform.
June 6, 2011 in Compensation and Benefits
Four Ways to Foster Fairness in the Workplace

Four Ways to Foster Fairness in the Workplace

Focusing on transparency and frequent communication can reduce employee concerns and help improve productivity.
April 18, 2011 in Motivation and Retention
How to Inspire an Ownership Spirit Among Employees

How to Inspire an Ownership Spirit Among Employees

A workforce of owner-minded employees will often go beyond expectations for the sake of the business's objectives.
March 15, 2011 in Motivation and Retention
How to Stop Micromanaging Your Team

How to Stop Micromanaging Your Team

Five creative solutions to keep employees accountable.
January 31, 2011 in Managing Employees
How Can I Retain Good Employees?Play Video

How Can I Retain Good Employees? (Video)

Marcus Erb, senior consultant at the Great Place to Work Institute, on keeping top talent from leaving for other jobs.
January 7, 2011 in Human Resources
How Can I Motivate Contract Workers?Play Video

How Can I Motivate Contract Workers? (Video)

Marcus Erb, senior consultant at the Great Place to Work Institute, on inspiring contract workers to go beyond the terms of their contract.
January 6, 2011 in Business Management
How Can I Manage Employees Who Are My Friends?Play Video

How Can I Manage Employees Who Are My Friends? (Video)

Marcus Erb, senior consultant at the Great Place to Work Institute, on managing subordinates who know you on a personal basis.
January 6, 2011 in Human Resources
How to Give New Hires a Great Start

How to Give New Hires a Great Start

Some small businesses go beyond the standard orientation, raising retention and productivity.
December 8, 2010 in Hiring Center
How Top Employers Leverage Social Media

How Top Employers Leverage Social Media

It's not just for recruiting anymore. Some firms use it to communicate and collaborate with employees.
November 4, 2010 in Managing Employees
Do Your Employees Feel Overworked?

Do Your Employees Feel Overworked?

They're being asked to do more with less, so make sure their efforts don't push them to the breaking point.
October 5, 2010 in Managing Employees
Finding the Right Kind of People for Your Workplace

Finding the Right Kind of People for Your Workplace

How four companies put their new employees in the best position to succeed.
September 8, 2010 in Hiring Center
Why Employees Should Be at the Heart of Your Crisis Plan

Why Employees Should Be at the Heart of Your Crisis Plan

These 3 companies used financial adversity as a means to build a better workplace.
August 23, 2010 in Managing Employees

6 Ways to Make the Most of Your Benefits Investment

How you provide for employees is often just as important as what you provide.
June 17, 2010 in Compensation and Benefits

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