Despite the high number of unemployed workers in America, virtually every industry is suffering the same major woe: a lack of qualified candidates to fill open positions. Corie Barry, Best Buy CEO, believes there are four primary reasons for this
According to several professors at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, as returning to the office becomes a reality for more companies, there seems to be a disconnect between leaders and employees regarding remote work. The professors analyzed a dataset that
This past Saturday morning I was in Party City at 8 a.m. purchasing a cake topper for an important celebration in my life. As I approached the cash register, I heard an employee say to the manager, “Karen just walked
Gallup recently honored 37 organizations, which average 14 engaged employees for every one actively disengaged employee, which the Gallup website says is nearly seven times the rate in the U.S. and more than 15 times the rate for workforces globally.
In my book, If Not You, Who? Cracking the Code of Employee Disengagement, I put forth a four-step process to re-engage employees, which serves as the foundation for your culture: hire people whose personal values align with your company’s values, align
Bloomberg recently reported that the battered American retail industry has taken a few more lumps as of late, with stores at both ends of the price spectrum preparing to close their doors. The Payless Inc. shoe chain recently filed for
Thirty-five percent of employees have changed jobs within the past three years and 91 percent of these employees left their company to do so, according to Gallup’s State of the American Workplace Report. With all of this seemingly unwanted movement,
Last month, 94-year-old Loraine Maurer celebrated her 44-year anniversary working at McDonald’s. Since 1973, Maurer has worked at a number of U.S. locations in Evansville, Indiana. During the winter months, fellow McDonald’s coworkers and loyal customers pick her up and