Right now -- as you are reading this sentence -- almost 70 percent of your staff is alienating your customers, keeping you from achieving your goals, or costing your operation money that could be used for more productive purposes. Scary, huh?
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The way to your employees’ hearts may be through their stomachs. A recent survey of more than 1,000 full-time office workers indicated that 56% of employees were very or extremely happy with their workplaces even though they did not offer free snacks, whereas an impressive 67% of employees in offices with free snacks reported that level of happiness. A similar ... Read More
Whether you know it or not, your employees feel immense pressure to be committed to their jobs--and available 24 hours a day.
You might, at first, be happy about this. What kind of founder doesn't want a hard-working staff? But the reality is more nuanced. While you might think your team is devoted 24/7 to work, in truth, most of them are finding ways to deal with your company's inclination toward workaholism.
In fact, according to research published yesterday in the Harvard Business Review, your employees are likely to cope with the pressure to be perpetually available in one of three ways:
Insightlink 4Cs Blog: Ths post marks the end our 10-part series on engaging employees with a focus on the 10th most important driver, and one of the key secrets, to achieving higher levels of employee engagement and improving retention.
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The proportion of U.S. employees with more work than they can handle has increased steadily since Insightlink began conducting employee surveys over 15 years ago. This finding aligns with public health concerns that stress is becoming a workplace epidemic.
How do you deal with the “cult of busy”? That’s the term Erin Reid uses to describe today’s work-first culture in which ideal employees are expected to put their jobs first, work all the time and be constantly available to the boss.
In the June cover story of Harvard Business Review, “Managing the High-Intensity Workplace,” Reid and coauthor Lakshmi Ramarajan describe how workers adapt to these demands. It’s not a good look for anyone.
Our employee research shows employees are more stressed and overworked than ever.