It can seem like a no-win situation: You work hard to provide the best benefits package your company can possibly afford, and employees still aren’t satisfied.
What’s the best way to ensure a better remote work experience and maintain a positive company culture? Survey remote employees. Early. Often. Consistently. Then respond to what they say, feel and request. “Getting the voice of the employee is not just a check in on them,” says Jeff Cates, CEO of Achievers. “It needs to […]
Even at the best workplaces, there’s always room for improvement.
You’ve heard it before: For every $1 you spend on wellness, you’ll save $3 to $4 in healthcare costs. Sounds great. But how do you know for sure your wellness program’s working?
In today’s work environment, measuring remote employee engagement could be the HR practice with the most impact. When you try to learn about employees’ new challenges, triumphs and feelings – and act on what you understand – you can help the remote workforce thrive. HR pros and front-line managers want to keep a close eye […]
Periodically, we like to offer success stories from HR pros from across the U.S. This account of how one employer boosted its wellness program participation comes courtesy of Jason Vollbrecht, benefits leader of Great River Energy in Maple Grove, MN.
The EEOC is looking to publish enforcement guidance to address illegal harassment in the workplace. That guidance is being built around several tactics the agency’s suggesting employers take to address this problem.
One of the biggest complaints that comes up in employee surveys about their supervisors is about feedback — too little, too much, too scattered and so on. Here’s an exercise you can give to your organization’s supervisors that improves feedback.
You may know the value of retention. Now you can make sure everyone else in the organization does, too. First, you have to show that retention efforts really are worth the time and bother. Or do they just amount to busy work for HR? The answer comes in 13 words: Organizations with loyal, longtime employees get […]
Here’s something you might guess: Men like working with other men, and women like working with other women. But here’s something you might not: That’s not a good HR strategy.
The vast majority of HR pros agree that a solid onboarding program that keeps employees engaged is essential to the success of new hires but, for most employers, a crucial piece is missing from their onboarding process.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) assembled a task force and charged it with putting together best practices for how employers can stymie workplace harassment. Its work is now done, and it just issued a report on its findings.
Nowadays, employers are paying a lot more attention to how employees feel about their managers, their organizations and their day-to-day duties. And one company has come up with an astonishing plan to ferret out that data: Ask workers direct questions.
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