Call it “soft skills” if you must, but to be on the leading edge of business today means knowing how to encourage and empower employees.
But what does that mean, exactly? Business.com spelled it out for all of us.
The way employees are getting reviewed is changing. While some companies have done away with annual reviews completely, others are adopting a more on-going review approach.
The latest trend in workplace wellness is the creation of worksite health clinics. These clinics provide primary medical care and rehabilitation services to a company’s employees and their dependents.
A new study reports the early results of some companies who created these onsite clinics for their workers.
Time and time again, there is one main reason employees cite for leaving one job for another: “My manager sucked.”
This boils down to culture. A company culture that allows managers to perform poorly will be a company with a high turnover rate. Poorly performing management teams could be due to managers themselves being overworked or by not being managed well from above.
Corporate offsite retreats are staple in the world of company culture. Company retreats can be a refreshing break from the daily grind.
And a key component to the whole thing is location, location, location.