Archive for workforce SmartBlogs
Having to replace an employee is nothing new. Every business goes through the cycle. Sometimes, it’s the employee’s desire to move on; other times, it’s the company’s decision to part ways. Both sides have their reasons. It’s one thing for a company to have a turnover spell every now and then. But to have it happen in droves, to one specific generation of employees?[…] Continue Reading »
The Denver Post recently announced the results of its second annual Top Workplaces program. The rankings are based on over 32,000 employee surveys from 183 employers in the Denver area.
Employees scored employers on a wide range of areas, including appreciation of workers, company direction, confidence in senior leadership, workplace values and ethics, encouragement of ideas, competence of management, and pay and benefits.[…] Continue Reading »
You were blown away during his job interview. His rich work history is filled to the brim with amazing accomplishments. And he comes highly recommended with references upon references.
Now, several months in, your shining star is falling way below your high expectations. What’s the deal? It’s time to face the possibility that you may be part of the problem.[…] Continue Reading »
I talked in late 2012 with Beth Carvin about politics in the workplace and what companies — and human resources — can do to steer workplace policy on talking politics while managing “politically verbal” CEOs, particularly in the aftermath of the 2012 election and the start of a presidential and congressional term. Carvin is the CEO of Nobscot, which offers online exit interviews, mentor-matching software and other services designed to help companies and employees “make the world a better place to work.” The interview below has been edited and condensed.[…] Continue Reading »
With women comprising almost 50% of the workforce and attaining almost 70% of the advanced degrees in this country, they aren’t just influencing the workplace — they’re shaping it. This is good news.
Women can bring a different sensibility to work. They arrive ready to participate, eager to be part of a team, wired to care about the company’s product or service.[…] Continue Reading »