Prioritize employee wellness with the employee wellness survey. Leadership, stay connected with your workforce.

Infographic: Employee Wellness Survey

In the turmoil of the initial pandemic, employers naturally focused on resolving the major problems such as businesses closing, partnerships coming to an end, or market demand plummeting. Doing what they could to persevere, employers neglect the not-so-obvious issue…employee wellness during a crisis.    Employers/Leaders/HR: Have you been able to take a step back and listen to your people (instead of the news)?   Employees/Staff: Are you able to express your concerns with the company you work for? How did your organization alleviate [...]

Boost employee wellness in stressful times with these employee engagement tips. Gather employee feedback to improve well-being.

The 5 Ways to Boost Employee Wellness in Stressful Times

Employee mental health now confronts every employer in every country like never before. Although its relevance increased in recent years, the current global health event forced employers to rethink the importance of understanding employees’ state of mental health and overall wellness. Right now[1], employees are experiencing significant change with perpetually elevated anxiety and stress. Extensive research indicates that happier employees increase productivity from 12% – 20%[2]. As stress increases, performance and product quality plummets. Most employers want their workforce to [...]

Make employee mental wellness and work-life balance a priority for your organization. Learn the signs for leaders to identify.

The 3 Signs You Can’t Ignore: Employee Mental Wellness Warnings

Employee mental wellness was always a workplace concern, but never a priority. Elevated amidst the global pandemic, COVID-19 created a universal sense of uncertainty that would not subside. This is forcing employers to evaluate work-life balance like never before. Those who work from home may face additional challenges such as isolation from their friends and coworkers, increased childcare and home-schooling responsibilities, adjusting to distracted workspaces, and taking care of older and/or immunocompromised friends and family members1. These unique circumstances [...]


5 BAD Ways to Recognize Employees Today

Today is Staff Appreciation Day. In a recent article, Harvard behavioral scientist, Dr. Ashley Whillans, mentioned that “what really matters in the workplace is helping employees feel appreciated”. Researchers found 69% of employees would work harder if they felt their efforts were better appreciated 1.When asked what leaders could do more of to improve employee engagement, 58% of respondents replied “give recognition” 2. When employees are valued, both fulfillment and productivity rises, and they are motivated to maintain or [...]


First Time Ever: Job Openings Exceed Job Seekers… What Happens Next?

If you were putting off an employee retention strategy until later, it just became later. The U.S. Department of Labor just reported that, for the first time ever, the number of job openings in America exceeds the number of job seekers. This is an unprecedented situation that is increasing turnover all over the country, and giving the upper hand to employees and job seekers. If one of your best employees quits today, the reality is: It will be HARDER to find [...]


Can you smell that? It’s your HR data rotting. Discover the 5th V of Talent’s Big Data.

Curving the 4 V’s of Big Data in HR: The People & Culture Perspective Can you smell that? It’s your HR data rotting. Every day we wait is a day that the value of fresh data spoils. The breakthrough in talent analytics today is transformative. If you are not mining predictive insights by now, your HR job is at risk. After 18 years of managing the famed 4Vs of Big Data, we discovered the most important V is not one of them. [...]

Learn best practices for conducting exit interviews. Ask the right exit interview questions to gather employee feedback.

How Not to Do Exit Interviews: The Toll for Taking the Wrong Exit

Exit Interviews provide the most timely opportunity for an employer to receive feedback of an employee’s experience. Only when an employee quits, can we uncover, with accuracy, why they quit. It is a valuable window for an organization to view constructive feedback, as well as to ensure employees leave the organization on the best possible terms. However, if used incorrectly, feedback can result in a head-on collision, and bad publicity for the employer when not handled with care. Just ask [...]

Employee turnover impacts direct and indirect costs, which is why it is important to conduct a cost of turnover analysis.

The 3 Metrics That Turn Down Employee Turnover

The word turnover means more than a number calculation. Losing good employees is one of biggest drains on a company’s bottom line, yet organizations consistently overlook or miscalculate what it truly costs.  A Cost of Turnover analysis that gets to the bottom of what really matters – what turnover costs, why it costs, and how to fix it — goes beyond simple multiplication and division. Through a better understanding of these 3 hidden factors, organizations can turn up the [...]

Launch the right strategic workforce strategy with employee surveys to improve employer-employee relationships.

5 Signs You’re in a Dead-End Relationship With Your Employees and What to Do About It

Paul Simon knew, there must be “50 Ways to Leave your Lover”. But painful relationships are not confined to romance; they occur in today’s workplace, surfacing as disengagement and apathy in the daily grind of work. They also can be avoided. If we recognize the signs of a dead end employer-employee relationship and what workforce strategies employers can launch, we can bring the magic back. Bringing the Magic Back to Workforce Strategy Unless you’re from the future, you employ people not [...]