A promotion can do a lot to make up for the longer hours and extra duties that many workers have wrestled with in the past couple of years. But firms often fail to see where employees who are learning on the job might fit into new roles.Read More
We recently had our annual audit and learned we need to improve employee motivation and empowerment. What do other companies do to meet this requirement? What type of tool could we use as a process to measure our personnel's awareness of the relevance and importance of their activities and how they contribute to the achievement of the quality objectives?
—Cognizant of Quality, safety and compliance coordinator, manufacturing, Sterling Heights, Michigan
Many people like to keep politics out of the workplace. But to Traci Fenton, what workplaces badly need is the infusion of a political idea: democracy. Read More
For its creative internal mobility program, Sodexo is the 2011 winner of the Optimas Award for Innovation. Read More
A bad hiring decision can cost a company more than 1.5 times the mis-hire's salary, depending on the level of the role. With the right assessment, businesses can avoid this cost. Read More
Some employers, such as humanitarian organization World Vision, above, provide support and resiliency training to workers whose job is dealing with crisis situations.Read More
How do we analyze the effect that our work/life benefits have on employees' productivity?
Perennially recognized as a good workplace for mothers, the California company also has earned a reputation for employee loyalty at a time when other apparel retailers commonly see turnover of more than 100 percent annually.Read More
The authors of the new book say employer goodness requires an inspiring purpose to buoy an organization during tough times.Read More