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…
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…
Recovering from a foot, knee, or ankle injury that inhibits your mobility? You’re not alone. People with knee, leg, or foot injuries may find difficulty in returning to work and navigating the office accordingly. These tips for getting around the office with impaired mobility can help.
Remote work. The virtual office. Virtual teams. Once, this described the workplace of the future. Today, it’s a workplace reality being embraced by employers and employees alike. What is it about remote work that is so beneficial, and what has changed to cause this proliferation?
An exit interview is no time to blow steam. There are all sorts of things you need to avoid because there is a lot you can lose and very little you can gain. Exit your company like you entered it, with class and dignity.
You cannot be efficient when your work station–your cubicle, your desk, your office–is unorganized. It seems everyone in your office place knows this except for you. Get organized and show them you have the discipline and desire to be a great employee.
When you are honest with yourself, do you think that money is the only thing that will motivate employees like you? How long could you keep a great paying job in a toxic environment? Things such as high expectations, involvement in decision making, and your peer group may be a greater motivator than your paycheck.
Research has shown the workplace support that emotional support animals provide is valuable to employees. ESAs can improve happiness, lower stress and even help in employee team building. And let us not forget productivity!
Positive Body language is an asset at work. Communication is 20 percent verbal and 80 percent non-verbal. So projecting positivity and confidence relies greatly on what your body is saying. And many co-workers and managers are more likely to believe your non-verbal communication than your verbal communication. Does yours align?
You may be conscious of your poor employee body language or not. But rest assured, your body language is noticed by all. Many of whom will assume your body language represents your true feelings regardless of what you communicate verbally.