Friday, January 18, 2013

Secrets Of America's Happiest Companies

Disengaged workers cost the U.S. economy $350 billion a year in lost productivity. Here's how the happiest companies boost morale and the bottom line.

“Being able to be truly happy at work is one of the keys to being happy in life,” says Heidi Golledge, CEO and cofounder of CareerBliss, an online career database. And what company couldn’t use a little more joy among its ranks?

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Monday, January 7, 2013

Start the clock! T minus 12 months to engage staff

Employers have an increasingly short amount of time to engage their new employees before the novelty factor of the new role wears off, and the grace period may even be less than one year.

That was the conclusion of a recent global study by rogenSi into the mindset of new and existing employees which found that employees with more than one year’s service with an organisation are feeling unenthusiastic, underappreciated, uninspired and unmotivated by their leaders.

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