Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. I look for advice grounded in reality that small and large companies can easily use to help people engage, perform, and improve. I’ve pulled the best ones from this week so you can get right to the good stuff.
How to Establish a Meeting-Free Day Each Week
One day free of meetings and routine commitments can make an enormous impact on your productivity, especially for creative or strategic projects. This article from the Harvard Business Review discusses the advantages of a meeting-free day, how to incorporate one into your schedule, and how to make the most of it. Read more.
3 Training Tips to Increase Employee Engagement with SharePoint
If you’re looking for an easy way to get people more involved with your training program and your organization uses SharePoint, check out these three ideas for easy boosts in engagement and retention. Read more.
It’s hard to correct people without putting them off, but this quick Q&A article offers some good advice for a neutral approach to handling employee mistakes. Read more.
Disturbing Trends in Employee Engagement
How does your organization stack up in employee engagement? Tinypulse has released their 2017 Employee Engagement Report showing year-to-year drops in 4 engagement parameters, including performance reviews among other areas. Check it out here.
Degree Apprenticeships: How to Make Them Part of Your Skills Gap Solution
If you’re having a hard time filling key jobs, have you considered apprenticeships? Many industries have turned to this time-tested approach for a pipeline of skilled employees and better retention. Read more.
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