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Engagment Drivers #2- What is Valued?

Our prior article What Drives Engagement? listed the top 10 engagement drivers. Two areas impact employee perceptions of what the organization values (category 2): #1. “(My boss) sets high personal standards” Share what excellence and success looks like in their job (do you have any key performance indicators to discuss/ share/ track?) Hold everyone accountable to do […]

What Drives Engagement?

Top ten global engagement drivers You have at least met (if not work with) someone who is NOT engaged– they show up and barely do the job. What can be a delight for co-workers and managers is someone who is “actively engaged.” Engagement is when an employee expends discretionary extra effort in their job— studies […]

Quick recognition template

Our recent blog post showed that employees desire more appreciation and recognition, so here is a quick template for you to develop your own semi-formal recognition program. (If you involve your team members in the development process, we will give you bonus points). •List 3 ABC’s (ABC- attitudes, behaviors and contributions) that would improve your […]

What Managers Think Employees Want

In a study by the Labor Relations Institute of NY, managers selected what they thought employees valued most, and then asked employees what they valued: Manager /Employee rank- Job Reward       1/ 5- Good wages 2/ 4- Job security 3/ 8- Promotion and growth 4/ 9- Good working conditions 5/ 6- Interesting work 6/ 7- Personal loyalty to workers 7/10- Tactful discipline 8/ […]

Total Rewards #7- the Employer

“Where do you work?” is a question often posed when we first meet someone, directly after they learn your name and occupation. You might not think about this but we do judge someone by the “company they keep”- literally. Are you proud to be associated with your employer? Does their reputation and values align with […]