Here’s a fact you probably wish wasn’t true: your employees aren’t as motivated as you think or even hope they are. It’s statistically likely a large proportion of your workforce is mentally checked out. A recent study by Gallup showed 70 percent of workers are disengaged in their current roles.
Don’t think your company is the exception. Right now, your best employees might be daydreaming about leaving your office for greener pastures. In fact, a study on candidate behavior from CareerBuilder found the very idea of a passive candidate just might be a myth on par with Bigfoot. The study found 77 percent of full-time employees are either open to new opportunities or actively looking for a new job.Keep Reading
Once you’ve made a great new hire, it’s time to get your new employee up and running in the organization. No matter how skilled or tenured, every employee can benefit from the onboarding process in order to better understand their place in the company.Keep Reading
Is your company’s next great hire hiding in plain sight? Within the network of one of your employees just might be the talent you need for your open positions. A 2013 study shows an employee referral program is actually the No. 1 source of outside hires, beating out job boards, social media, and even a company’s own career sites.
Why is goal alignment so hard to achieve? In a smaller company with few employees, it’s not hard to get everyone on the same page. Things get a little more complicated when you add more employees and more levels to the mix. Hiring, growing and aligning your talent can also get complicated and it becomes easy for great people to feel lost in the shuffle.Keep Reading