Posts tagged employees

Entrepreneur Kyle Wiens made waves last year when his screed “I Won’t Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar” appeared on the Harvard Business Review's blog. But now there are more employers / grammar purists who are joining him, requiring their employees to know the rules of grammar — even if they aren't in the words business.
Via OPENForum.com: “Grammar Purists: Why These Companies Won’t Hire Bad Writers”

Entrepreneur Kyle Wiens made waves last year when his screed “I Won’t Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar” appeared on the Harvard Business Review's blog. But now there are more employers / grammar purists who are joining him, requiring their employees to know the rules of grammar — even if they aren't in the words business.

Via OPENForum.com: “Grammar Purists: Why These Companies Won’t Hire Bad Writers

The (Not-So) Surprising Secret Your Employees are Keeping from You

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… They hate being criticized.

That was the finding in a new study conducted by researchers at Kansas State University, Eastern Kentucky University and Texas A&M University. The study divided 234 participants into three categories: those who were motivated by learning, those who work hard to receive positive feedback and those who avoid doing anything they could fail at for fear of hearing negative feedback.

Researchers hypothesized that people who said they were motivated by a desire to learn would be more likely to “respond well to getting critical feedback in a performance review, using it to improve how they work without much in the way of complaint,” The Washington Post reported. 

But everyone hated being criticized across the board. This not surprising bit of news gives even more credence to finding new ways to give performance reviews, since they’re so closely tied to job satisfaction. 

Read the full infographic on OPEN Forum: 5 Signs You’re About the Hire the Wrong Person.

Read the full infographic on OPEN Forum: 5 Signs You’re About the Hire the Wrong Person.

Afraid you and your employees aren’t on the same page? Our exclusive survey dives into the workplace POVs of bosses vs. employees.
Click here to see the full infographic to know how CEO’s and staff really feel on corporate culture, salary, transparency, and much more.

Afraid you and your employees aren’t on the same page? Our exclusive survey dives into the workplace POVs of bosses vs. employees.

Click here to see the full infographic to know how CEO’s and staff really feel on corporate culture, salary, transparency, and much more.

Don’t overlook one of the biggest marketing opportunities you have: your employees. Here are 7 ways to turn them into brand evangelists:

1. Speak their language

2. Do good

3. Give them a wardrobe

4. Exploit social media opportunities

5. Provide Halloween costumes

6. Use mobile technology

7. Brand all your equipment

Get your employees to be your marketing superstars by starting here.

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“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.”Vince Lombardi

Are you committed to excellence? Here are the 12 traits of an excellent online training program that will prove to your employees that you care about the quality of their career.

amonemoney:

“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.”
Vince Lombardi

Are you committed to excellence? Here are the 12 traits of an excellent online training program that will prove to your employees that you care about the quality of their career.

What do people really want at work in their 20s and 40s?
20-somethings want fun.
40-somethings want balance.
This is no big surprise, but here is how to simultaneously please these age groups for a more loyal and happy workforce.

What do people really want at work in their 20s and 40s?

20-somethings want fun.

40-somethings want balance.

This is no big surprise, but here is how to simultaneously please these age groups for a more loyal and happy workforce.

What’s the #1 way to keep employees happy?

Surprise! It’s not money …

If you, like most business owners, are worried about losing key people this year, what can you do about it?

Click here to find out the top method that companies are using to keep staffers engaged and loyal.