Are our managers leaking talent, or retaining it? While responding to a question on a network group I belong to about employee motivation and engagement, I recalled some research about the fact that people left bosses not their jobs. Then I came across a recently published piece of research carried out by a the Florida State University that clearly suggests employees leave their bosses not their jobs. Matching employees to managers is an element of recruitment which is rarely done (except at … [Read more...] about Employees leave their boss not their job!
25 easy and great tips on building employee engagement - morale boosters In difficult and tough economic times we still need to engage with our employees. While the big budgets may not be available any more there are lots of things that we can do which are effective. Here we explore low cost 25 great tips on employee engagement. The strategy for boosting employee morale - fast, is based on Abraham Maslow's hierarchy of five basic human needs. He arranged these needs in the shape of a … [Read more...] about 25 easy tips on employee engagement – morale boosters
Importance of question design in staff and employee surveys In good and difficult economic times HR and personnel functions develop surveys to 'take the temperature' of what is happening in their organizations. Developing surveys and survey questions are often more difficult that people first think, unfortunately the problem is only identified when the data analysis is attempted - and at this point it is too late. Simple question formation - a case study: Today I have read a poll from a well … [Read more...] about Importance of question design in staff & employee surveys
Planning for Employee Satisfaction Surveys Many organisations feel the need to "survey their people" and put some questions together and hope for something useful. Unfortunatly this is where it often goes wrong - not with the intent, but the implementation. Asking questions is easy, asking the right question and interpreting the results is quite another. In this short series of articles we continue our exploration of what it takes to run a successful employee survey. The following outlines … [Read more...] about How to Run a Successful Staff Survey