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The 2019 US Talent Pool: Five Macro Metrics That Matter

by | January 7, 2019 | Employee Engagement, Retention

For all of the writing on employee engagement, it’s easy to forget that hiring and retaining talent comes down to supply and demand and the talent pool. In this article we review current macroeconomic trends that drive career decisions.

Performance Ratings: The Hunger Games at Work

There’s something inherently wrong with the ritual of rating and ranking practiced by some of the world’s largest and most prestigious companies. I’ll give you three reasons why — and also tell you how you can quit performance ratings once and for all.

Employee Recognition: Four Tips for Giving the Gift of Appreciation

At holiday time, it’s often customary to give something to team members. Starbucks gift cards and holiday cookies are popular choices. But here’s a better, more meaningful way to show employee appreciation. We’ll give you four tips to help get you started.

Employee Appreciation: Seven Insights from Top Workplaces

by | November 20, 2018 | Appreciation, Top Workplaces

Employee appreciation matters. Employees thrive on it and it motivates them too. We know this because workers across the country consistently tell us so. We spoke with several companies that earned high ratings from employees for showing appreciation and here are seven key insights.

Catalytic Coaching: This Ain’t Your Grandma’s Recipe

Leaders I work with always try to guess what makes Catalytic Coaching so effective. Why is the process such a game changer for organizations? Read on … I’ll tell you what’s behind the secret recipe.