All posts tagged "Employee Engagement"

  • That Damn Forklift Driver
    That Damn Forklift Driver

    The solution is incredibly obvious. Incredibly simple. Why didn’t he come up with this idea months ago? It's because he had been taught to be a passive participant, not an active, engaged, problem solver. Lean management changes...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • Onboarding New Hires
    Workforce Development News – Sept. 14, 2015

    This week: Working-Class Jobs, Mistakes When Onboarding New Hires, Survive the Future, Outstanding Employers, ‘Millennial’ Label, Ditching Performance Ratings, Business Plan Essentials, Career Pathways across the Transportation Industry, Internal Social Media Plan, Science, Noticing Good Things....

    • Posted September 14, 2015
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  • The Impact of Employee Engagement
    The Impact of Employee Engagement

    Firms with the highest percentage of engaged employees collectively increased operating income 19% and earnings per share 28% year-to-year. Companies with employees who are less engaged experienced operating income declines of 33% year-to-year and 11% in earnings....

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Winning Support for Your New Idea or Project
    Workforce Development News – June 22, 2015

    This week: Winning Support for Your New Idea or Project, Employees Are Responsible for Their Engagement Too, Leading People When They Know More than You Do, Are Job Hoppers the Problem?, Right Learning Mix, Robots Are Not...

    • Posted June 22, 2015
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  • Get Employees Excited to Do Their Work
    Workforce Development News – June 1, 2015

    This week: Get People to Listen, 40% of Workers Have 'Contingent' Jobs, Get Employees Excited About Their Work, Get a New Employee Up to Speed, Things You Need to Stop Doing, Death Grip of Legacy Technologies, Clichés...

    • Posted June 1, 2015
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  • What Separates Great Managers From the Rest
    Workforce Development News – May 18, 2015

    This week: What Separates Great Managers From the Rest, Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently, Economic Value of College Majors, Outdated Hiring Myths, Making Customers Happy on Social Media, High-Value Technical Training, Things Remarkable Job Interviewers Always Do,...

    • Posted May 18, 2015
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  • Tough Interview Questions And How To Answer Them
    Workforce Development News – April 27, 2015

    This week: Outsmart Your Own Biases, Be an Engaged Employee, Get Candidates Out of Performance-Mode, Behavioral Interview Questions, Tough Interview Questions, Job Training and Employee Engagement, Best Presentations Are Tailored to the Audience, When Your Presentation's Q-and-A...

    • Posted April 27, 2015
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  • Employees Want a Lot More From Their Managers
    Workforce Development News – April 13, 2015

    This week: Be More Productive, Employees Want a Lot More From Their Managers, Only 35% of U.S. Managers Are Engaged in Their Jobs, Economy Goes to College, Write with Substance, Skills Training Gap Among Employees Revealed, Surprises...

    • Posted April 13, 2015
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  • Phrases to Improve Every Support Interaction
    Workforce Development News – March 24, 2015

    This week: Engage Your Long-Time Employees to Improve Performance, Phrases to Improve Every Support Interaction, Steps to Resolving Customer Problems, Design an Agenda for an Effective Meeting, Do You Really Need to Hold That Meeting?, How to...

    • Posted March 24, 2015
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  • Work and the Meaning of Life
    Work and the Meaning of Life

    Companies that have undergone a sustainable Lean transformation convey this to their employees: We pay you to do two things. To work and to think. Of these two, thinking is more important than working.

    • Posted March 17, 2015
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