We agree. The headlines are dire. A day does not go by where there is not another headline about the great resignation, the shortage of workers to fill much needed frontline jobs, or about the quagmire that companies are navigating as they seek to bring their workforces back into the office – in some fit or fashion. There is still such uncertainty in the ecosystem it would be easy to pull the covers over your head – and go back to bed. Ask yourself this though…
When we think of an organization, we deliberate about what it embodies, the size, how many employees are retained, or even its slogan. Rarely do we consider what type of diversity it might have. However, variety is the unconventional route that all prosperous institutes must contemplate in order to become and remain successful.
Creativity is described as the inclination to spawn or distinguish ideas, alternatives, or possibilities that allow us to decipher problems, communicate, and allow us to entertain. In order for us to be creative, we must view things from a different perspective. In layman’s terms, we must pivot and adapt as we see necessary, especially during the instance when assets and time are limited.
In the realm of podcasts, there is no right or wrong way to listen to them. In fact, over 80% of podcast listeners spend more than seven hours per week listening to them. More people now prefer to listen to podcasts over watching a show on Netflix. Yet, podcasts are not just for entertainment purposes anymore.
If you have taken a look at our past posts on EI, you’ll know how it is defined and how important it is in the workplace. With all of this new information, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Perhaps you are questioning if you have what it takes to be an emotionally intelligent employee or employer. We think you do.
As humans, we want to feel like we are a part of a community. This feeling even extends to the workplace. According to research by the Center for Talent Innovation, people are more productive, motivated, engaged, and 3.5 times more likely to put forth their full effort if they feel like they belong.
But how can companies put this information to use, and truly provide employees with a sense of belonging in the workplace? This post will guide you through the simple but effective ways you can build employee engagement and retention by checking in, be it with key stakeholders or coworkers
As the US economy continues to emerge from the pandemic, there is a growing chorus of corporations across some of our largest industries, lamenting the lack of workers to fill the open jobs. With unemployment rates dropping, some believe that federal benefits for unemployment are keeping workers on the sidelines. Others believe that for some front-line workers – uncertainties around childcare, transportation, school reopening, and ongoing health and safety concerns are factors in individuals coming back to the workplace.