Competing corporate myths are the less-than-glowing myths employees hold about their employer. Often flying below management’s radar, competing myths are also prone to self-fulfilling prophecy. And being somewhat insidious to company health, this means that they’re especially damaging.
Is the annual performance review dead? Such reviews place undue weight upon an employee’s recent performance, generate unconstructive anxiety /defensiveness, and have little to no developmental impact. Quickly taking its place are instant feedback apps that allow for frequent employee evaluations.
Unchallenged assumptions influence how a company engages its workforce as well. This is especially true for executives in larger companies, notorious for insulating themselves from their own workforce.
In an insecure economy with rising rental, heating, and benefit costs, businesses look to where they can save money, and one of those areas is space. This, more than the touted differences in Millenials’ work and interaction preferences, may be driving the workplace trends in design.
Every one of us – from the C-suite to the shop floor – can relate to that statement by Lovecraft. We want to feel safe and in control, and we are much more comfortable when our life is predictable.
Bridging the Digital Divide: Bringing Technology into the Workplace Part II Leandra Williams, Owner, Stingray Advisory Group LLC
According to a recent article on Social Times, 46% of web users turn to social media when making buying decisions. To proactively capitalize on this, more and more small-to-medium size businesses (SMB) are incorporating social media into their marketing strategy.
Whether you’re working a dream job, or even a “meh, it’s fine” job, rocking your career feels great. How good does it feel to strut into a meeting, knowing you are fully prepared? Or stand in your boss’ office for a performance review, and hear him or her shower you with praise? Answer: It feels good. Really good.
The pressure for performance and the talent that drives it will likely increase as business decisions become more complex, driven by globalization, connectivity, analytics and other trends. This article presents seven crucial trends that can be viewed as leading indicators of emerging threats and strategic opportunities.
Email. Texting. Social media. Gchat. Technology has taken over the workplace, and it continues to evolve what we work on and how we get it done. What’s the new frontier for HR? In Karen Higgenbottom’s Forbes article, she highlights two trends that employees and HR leaders should look for in 2015, quoting Achievers’ Head of Business […]