You just got the results back from your employee engagement survey, and some of them aren’t great. The responses to questions such as, “I am happy with my opportunities for career development,” or “I intend to be still working for the company in a year’s time," are low, especially with millennial employees.Now, your boss is telling you to get those scores up and provide coaching to your team. Except, that’s the extent of the coaching you receive.
Topics: employee engagement
Raise your hand if your office includes an espresso machine, Ping-Pong table AND a vintage arcade game (double points if it’s Ms. Pac-Man or The Simpsons). You may also offer healthy, organic, grass-fed snacks, yoga classes, dry-cleaning delivery service and a masseuse who comes by every Friday.
Topics: Retain Millennials
Just like with our bodies, workplace toxins can build up over the course of years or even months – causing us misery, malaise and grief. The first step in doing a career cleanse is understanding if you really need one.
Interviewing stresses most people out - especially if you're new at it. Not to stress you out more, but just one statement or even word can cost you the job. Unfortuntaley when we're nervous we go into one of two modes, Paralysis or Potty Mouth. We either clam up and can't answer questions at all or we nervously ramble on and on to fill the akward silence. Either way, I've heard emerging professionals say some pretty stupid things in an interiew.
Have you ever left an interviewing feeling like you nailed it and then learned you didn’t get the job? Have you received that dreadful call from a potential employer letting you know they really liked you BUT had a more qualified candidate? If you’re like me, it’s happened more than once.