We’re hearing more people talk about engagement for contractors and temporary staff, or contingency labor. While this sounds great in theory, how plausible is it? And does it carry the same weight as engaging our direct hires?
— Enough Worries, project manager, architectural manufacturing, Memphis
Leaders' their vision begins with the organization’s overall mission and the values that will drive how team members work, treat one another and serve their markets or consumers year after year.
In business, as in life, relying on intuition alone is not healthy. Yet, neither is a work culture or work process devoid of intuitive recognition.Read More
As I write this, Mary Barra has made few remarks regarding people plans for the world’s seventh-largest company.Read More
Roughly 70 percent of companies said that high school students who complete their internship programs are likely to land a college internship as well.Read More
I’ve seen the same mentality in the workplace, too, where intimidation and berating prevail over human kindness and educating.Read More
Stick with your employees, especially in times of difficulty and adversity. They might just surprise you, and may even do something amazing.Read More
How does management style affect someone’s ability to lead? We’re wondering if we should promote people with certain styles of leadership (autocratic, democratic, laissez-faire).
—Always in Style, office coordinator, government, Washington, D.C.
As the year draws to a close and the holiday spirit abounds, employers can anticipate reviewing year-end figures to determine who goes on the naughty or nice list.Read More
‘It’s not what we say that matters, but how we behave,’ said new CEO Bernard Tyson.