Category Archives: employee engagement

The War for Talent Isn’t Over or Lost, Fast Company Article Notwithstanding

“The War For Talent Is Over And Everyone Lost.” That’s the headline of Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic’s and Adam Yearsley’s recent Fast Company article, and here’s the callout that follows it: “Instead of winning a war for talent, organizations appear to … Continue reading

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Optimal Engagement Boost Occurs When People Work Remotely 3 to 4 Days a Week

According to Gallup research, there’s a remote work sweet spot that optimizes employee engagement and productivity. An “optimal engagement boost” occurs when individuals work remotely 60% to 80% of the time (roughly three to four days a week), Gallup says. … Continue reading

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8 of the Best Retention Strategies of 2016 (But Should You Even Care About Retention?)

2016 delivered a bumper crop of advice on how to keep your best employees from walking out the door. HR pundits and talent experts produced literally dozens of articles, blog posts, research reports and videos focused on retention. Here are … Continue reading

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Sick of All the Employee Engagement Talk? It’s Far From Over

Some people have gotten fed up with the hoopla surrounding employee engagement, as evidenced by these articles from Fistful of Talent, HR Magazine and ERE Media. It’s not hard to understand their feelings. After all, we’ve spent millions of dollars … Continue reading

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U.S. Workers Want 5+ Years Before Jumping Ship

Plan on changing jobs/employers every three years for the rest of your life. If you think that message from a recent Fast Company article was meant for Millennial workers only, think again. “There are a lot of arguments for jumping … Continue reading

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Employee Recognition: Stronger Engagement Isn’t the Only Benefit

If you manage employees or lead a team, O.C. Tanner’s Executive Vice President, David Sturt, says there’s one easy thing you can do to dramatically enhance engagement levels: recognize great work. “That means calling out excellent accomplishments by your employees … Continue reading

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