I’m sure you’ve heard tons of talk flying around about The Great Resignation. Coined by Anthony Klotz, The Great Resignation is used to describe the relatively recent trend of employees voluntarily leaving their jobs in record numbers. In fact, just this August, a record 4.3 million Americans quit their jobs. Pretty incredible considering the pandemic has caused one of the worst recessions and job crises since the 1920s.
In order to have a successful business, there must be mutual trust and understanding between you and your team. Without mutual trust, you are likel
y to have higher rates of disengagement and unproductivity among your employees. They are also likely to have increased levels of stress, which can lead to burnout, and they may not feel comfortable approaching you with questions or feedback.
Lack of trust can stifle any creativity and new ideas that are integral to solving problems and growing your business. So, how do you encourage creativity and trust in the workplace? Here are six steps for you.
In case you missed it, we recently had an amazing webinar with HUB International and Intellicents going over best practices for how to effectively scale your rapidly growing agriculture organization with a strong ecosystem of partners that understand and specifically serve the highly regulated industry.
It’s that fabulous time of the year where the air is getting crisp, and finally, the holidays are creeping up. We know how you’re dreaming of work parties and vacation time already. With Halloween being the first in line, we can only imagine you’re eager to begin the festivities with the most creative Halloween outfit you can muster up—especially if an office costume contest may be on the horizon. Before you get too carried away, we are here to remind you of the Do’s and the Do Not’s of Halloween Costumes in the office.
If you know anything about Human Resources, you know there are countless responsibilities for HR leaders to keep track of. Some are beautiful, some are daunting, and some are downright terrifying. At PeopleGuru, we don't take lightly how vital the role of an HR professional is and because it's such a crucial role, there are some sticky situations you want to steer clear of (and at all costs). That's why we've assembled five workplace nightmares to avoid just in time for the spooky season.
Covid-19 has indeed affected the global economy and businesses all over the world. With companies now at the peak of recovery, the role of human resources (HR) has become more significant than ever before. There are plenty of questions about the future of HR post-pandemic. How will the prominence of remote working affect company culture and day-to-day operations? What are the social implications of these changes on employee engagement and communication? This article will discuss the impact of the pandemic on HR and future work initiatives.
Let’s face it; everyone goes into the recruiting process seeking the best of the best. When was the last time you heard an interviewer say they’re looking for an average employee? Chances are never. And while it is hard enough to recruit exceptional employees, it is even more challenging to retain them.
The key to having a successful business is having the right people in the right positions. Team leaders can help you take your business to the next level by leading teams to success. Unfortunately, many businesses lack strong leadership. This shortage of talent can lead to high employee turnover, lack of organization, and lack of communication, all of which can hurt your business.
Most people can agree that various generations have drastically different views on, well, just about everything. This fact certainly doesn’t change when it comes to business. The current workforce is made up of Baby Boomers, Gen X’ers, Millennials, and the first digital natives, Generation Z.
Business owners, your perpetual concern is to grow your business. But you can't do that if your employees don't see eye to eye with one another.
If your workplace environment is toxic or your employees can't stand one another, you can't nurture your company's future. Therefore, business owners and managers, need to add workplace conflict management to their tasks list as a priority.
Unfortunately, to manage workplace conflicts, there's no straightforward formula available. As people are involved in the process, you can't resolve conflicts using the same approach all the time. In the words of Dale Carnegie —