I contributed some thoughts to a very good article by US journalist Katie Morell for AMEX Open Forum. The article outlines the six most important rules for employee engagement. You can read the piece by following this link.
The Jim Blasingame radio show interviewed me recently on the subject of employee engagement. We got onto the topic of Gen X versus Gen Y and their different workplace expectations and leadership styles -- a controversial one for many managers! You can listen to the interview on Forbes.com (split into two segments of about 7 minutes each) by clicking here.
The global economic crisis caused unemployement in the United States to spike. As the economy continues to recover, firms have started to hire again. But statistics are telling us that companies are hiring in a different way than before, preferring temporary workers to permanent ones. Obviously, this is not an ideal situation for many workers. But what kind of impact might it have on organizations' levels of employee engagement?
Almost every leader or manager wants proactive employees. But it doesn't just happen. You have to create an environment in which proactive employees thrive. Keith Ayers shares his insights into how leaders can help create change in their organization.
All people want to be respected for who they are. Not judged, criticized or made to feel inferior. When people know they are respected, they are more committed to giving their best to the organization.