7 Traits of High Performing Managers

traits, managers, leaders,

“Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.” The ability to find strong managers to lead teams appears to be a systemic problem across organizations this year.  Everyone wants to be a manager, but there are only […]

Part Two: The Power of Employee Engagement

Monica Miller is currently writing a three part series over called The Power of Employee Engagement. Read the first part in the series on Blogging4Jobs.  The organizations that will increase their workforce engagement percentages this year will clearly understand every individuals part in the piece of the engagement equation. A recent Gallup report defines each […]

Part One: The Power of Employee Engagement

In the Gallup 2013 Employee Engagement Report, the findings show that only 29% of employees in the United States are engaged in the workplace, 54% are not engaged, and 18% are actively disengaged. That is a very small percentage of workers that are psychologically committed in aligning with the organizations strategic direction. HR professionals clearly […]

Smart Companies Invest in Their Employees

The 2014 study from Bersin by Deloitte, showed that businesses increased their training budgets by 15 percent with a strategic focus on building the skills of their leadership team and career road-mapping. The dollars spent ranged from $1,169 per learner all the way up to $1,847 per learner (technology companies ranking the highest). If you […]

Should You Be Faking It in HR?

In the summer of 1989, the movie “When Harry Met Sally” was released with millions watching the famous Sally fake orgasm that sent shock waves across the country. The 80’s were all about self-expression, whether it was wearing hand-cuffs in a belt around your waist, shaving a mo-hawk and spraying sections in various colors, or […]

The Motivation Factors

What in the hell does a psychologist on the west coast know about motivating an employee on the east coast or vice versa?” I have read article after article, study after study, and blog after blog about the most effective ways to motivate an employee.  It appears that motivation has internal and external factors, consists […]