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Believe it or not, your management style or your policies may be working against employee engagement ¡ª even if it¡¯s not your intention. If you find yourself guilty of any of the following, you¡¯ll have to make some changes to improve engagement:
Millennials have different values and mindsets than the generations that preceded them, causing employers to actively alter how they plan to retain their staff. Companies now recognize that a job and a salary can no longer ensure workplace loyalty, so they are beginning to implement programs that cater to Generation Y¡¯s needs.
Many companies have great talent, and as employers we often earmark these individuals for key roles in the future of our businesses. We want to keep staff that have worked hard and had a lot of time and money invested in them.
Its hard to plan for your financial future when youre busy paying the day-to-day expenses for everyone in your familyjust ask Gen X-ers.
It would be nice if all employees did exactly what their managers wanted them to do every time. Unfortunately, direct reports occasionally fall short or make a misstep, and the manager is faced with correcting their behavior.
Employment laws change all the time and it can be hard to keep on top of recent rulings and changes. Here are the times when you, as the boss, might need the help of an employment law specialist.
Perhaps you even landed your dream job after graduation. But now, people are talking about benefits, 401(k) plans, what fancy wine theyre having with dinner, and all of these other adult things that you cant help but wonder, why didnt college prepare me for this?
Talent management and the war for talent remain a hot topic for HR, CEO’s and Recruiters as we begin to look at 2013. Good organizations are exploring ways to recruit, retain, and train their employees. The rest are making it easy to poach their best talent. And I love poaching talent. In the recruitment space, sourcing passive candidates has always been a focus especially with social media.
Want a competitive edge? The key is all about the way a company knows how to manage change.