Category: Employee Engagement

Tell Pride Stories During Onboarding

Consider adding pride stories in various sections of your on-boarding program. One of the most important messages is to communicate “Pride Stories” (implicitly and explicitly) that will attract and retain employees so they can be proud to work at your organization. Implicitly: by conducting a well-designed, well-organized, effective on-boarding program so new hires can see…

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How Smart Leaders Motivate Employees

It’s the first week of the new year and many managers are re-evaluating and updating the job accountabilities of their direct reports. The Metiss Group recently wrote a good article on the importance of reviewing job activities, priorities and success factors.  Hopefully while you’re setting all these expectations you’re also putting some thought into how…

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What Message is your Employer Brand Sending?

Employer branding helps organizations uncover, articulate, and define their image, culture, differentiators, and reputation for the purposes of attracting quality talent. So consider building your employer brand into your on-boarding program. The on-boarding process is linked to and in some ways starts with the “employer brand” that you create to attract, engage, and retain the…

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How to Meet the Training Needs of Your Workforce

Massive training manuals no longer meet the needs of today’s diversified workforce. We’ve written previously about the importance of continuous training for your employees. A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers study found that 35% of workers consider professional development programs to be the top benefit offered by their employers. Your people are your most important asset, so investing in…

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