Tag "engagement"

A measured step

Employee turnover is expensive. Replacing an employee who quits costs, on average, 21% of their annual pay. While it’s tempting to dismiss turnover as a fact of life in today’s fast-moving job market, new research shows otherwise.* Compensation could be a strategic tool for talent retention, especially when the going is tough.

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A journey together

As per Gallup’s 2017 State of the Global Workplace report, worldwide, the percentage of adults who work full time for an employer and are engaged at work—they are highly involved in and enthusiastic about their work and workplace—is just 15%. Though engagement levels vary considerably by country and region, in no country does the proportion of the employed residents who are engaged in their job exceed about four in ten. Leaders and HR managers need to abandon outdated practices and forge a new path to build an engaged and high-performing workforce.

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stay connected

In his book Return on Character, Fred Kiel says leaders change organizations, and that it takes a ‘virtuoso’ leader to change an organization in the most positive way. Here too, he elaborates on how leadership character can drive workforce engagement and thereby growth.

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grappling with the future

Change the way you leverage limitless human capacity and embrace personal vulnerability in the way you lead, exhorts Bill Jensen, author of Future Strong.

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