Who's the Boss of Workplace Culture? Tweet Chat Highlights

We had a very engaging tweet chat today regarding workplace culture and who defines it, based off our recent survey data. We had quite a few thought leaders weigh in on why HR, managers, and employees have very different opinions about workplace culture; who drives it and why; what's important to creating a great one; and … Continue reading Who's the Boss of Workplace Culture? Tweet Chat Highlights

Employee Centered Schedule Optimization

Today's post is from our board member, David Creelman.  David is CEO of Creelman Research, and a frequently published expert on human capital management issues.  Following is his take on why organizations should balance the productivity benefits of scheduling software with the needs of the human beings whose schedules are being managed. In Leslie Perlow’s … Continue reading Employee Centered Schedule Optimization

Market Basket According to the HR Bartender: What Does Employee Engagement Look Like? This.

Today's guest post is contributed by our board member, Sharlyn Lauby.  Sharlyn is the president of the ITM Group, a training company focused on developing programs to retain and engage talent in the workplace.  She also writes the very popular HR Bartender blog. If you haven’t been paying attention to the drama going on at Market Basket, … Continue reading Market Basket According to the HR Bartender: What Does Employee Engagement Look Like? This.

Thank You, Red Sox, For An Easy Commute This Morning!

Boston is awash in Red Sox fever today after last night's stunning win at Fenway.  My colleagues and I are remarking on how light the traffic was this morning coming in to work.  The sports hooky survey we did last year indicates that 11% of Americans will admit to having skipped work to watch a … Continue reading Thank You, Red Sox, For An Easy Commute This Morning!

Zombies or Engaged Employees? Your Choice.

Some of you may look at this and see "Halloween costume", but maybe others see another day at the office (store, plant, hospital, etc.).  Our new "Forgotten Workforce" survey asked hourly workers in the UK how they felt about their jobs. The results indicate that 61% of workers either feel neutral or unhappy about going to … Continue reading Zombies or Engaged Employees? Your Choice.