Despite the cultural and emotional focus on wellness at work, today’s emphasis on a healthy workplace remains disconnected from management-led solutions and management-focused solutions, and shifts the onus to the employee. The message seems to be: We will help you with your problems, because we are enlightened employers; here are some things you can do. This approach doesn’t acknowledge the more complex possibility that the employer may be a large part of the problem. Further, companies are not measuring whether the programs offered actually make a difference.
We know that compensation and benefits include salary, benefits, perks, and incentives. What’s important here is that employees are being offered the right salary, benefits, perks, and incentives. Organizations need to offer packages that are externally competitive and internally equitable. Otherwise, employees will be easily swayed by the competition.
Today's post is submitted by Joyce Maroney, executive director of the Workforce Institute at Kronos. Often we don't notice how well something is designed until poor design gets in our way. The beautiful light fixture that requires an MIT degree to change the light bulbs. That hard plastic clamshell packaging that can send you to … Continue reading How Responsive Design Boosts Employee Experience
Today's post is courtesy of board member Bob Clements, President at Axsium Group, a leading workforce management consulting firm. One of the hottest topics in HR today is the employee experience, which can be defined as the sum of every interaction between an employee and employer from hire to retire. Creating a great employee experience helps … Continue reading Mapping the Journey to a Great Employee Experience
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Today's post is from Joyce Maroney, Executive Director of the Workforce Institute @Kronos. Here at the Workforce Institute, we love stories about organizations that focus on their employees' experience. This video story about Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia is a great example. One of the employees in this video talks about how much she … Continue reading Goodwill from Central and Coastal Virginia
Today's post is from Joyce Maroney, Executive Director of the Workforce Institute at Kronos. As we have for the past few years, we asked our board members to predict the 2018 global workplace trends that will be on practitioners' minds this year. You can watch a video of their individual predictions here. We've synthesized those … Continue reading 2018 Global Workplace Trends
IBM research says people leave jobs due to lack of job satisfaction, not because of their manager. We still think the manager matters.
Today's post is courtesy of Joyce Maroney, Executive Director of the Workforce Institute @Kronos. Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Derek Baltuskonis, Director of Talent Acquisition at Intuit. You probably know that Intuit is a giant in the information technology space, well known for its flagship products QuickBooks, TurboTax and Mint. Along with being … Continue reading Employee Experience at Intuit