According to a recent Gallup poll, only 34% of the American workforce feel engaged in the workplace. The Engagement Institute estimates that disengaged employees can cost organizations between $450 and $550 billion every year. Fortunately, improving employee engagement doesn’t have to be an overwhelming challenge. Here are three essential tips to get you started, each…
Low carbohydrate diets are nothing new. The Atkins diet, the South Beach Diet, the Dukan diet, and many others have been popular, and controversial, for decades. Advocates and health experts have debated their benefits and risks from the beginning. And while it’s generally agreed that most of us would be well served to restrict the…
While the term “Gig Economy” is often vaguely defined (it depends on who is included in the definition), the Bureau of Labor Statistics describes it as a workforce characterized by “single project(s) or task(s) for which a worker is hired, often through a digital marketplace, to work on demand.” Broadly speaking, Gig workers are individuals…
Today’s workforce is transforming. Employees are looking for a customized benefits offering that reflects who they are, what they do, and why they do it.
Colin Lalley, shares his story and thoughts about financial planning for millennials.
Millennials have surpassed baby boomers as the most populous generation. Therefore, businesses must adapt to the good things and the bad that millennials bring to the workplace. But as this post shows, the advantages are numerous.
Are the stereotypes of millennials true? Are they excessively entitled? Maureen Judge, the director and producer of My Millennial life set out to explore millennial stereotypes, as well as the dreams and aspirations of this extraordinary generation.
We believe we are better than average workers because we humans overestimate our abilities relative to other people. We overestimate our many things, including our work performance. And we likely surround ourselves with co-workers who pose no threat to our self-concept. If you want to improve at work, listen to those that can provide you critical feedback.
When you ask the interviewer questions you are showing a level of seriousness about the job you are applying for. It let’s interviewers know they need to sell themselves as much as you are selling your self.
A great workplace likely has the ability to cross all generational lines and prove that all generations search for the same thing at work: A friendly, fun, ethical workplace where people are proud to work.