NBC’s comedy, 30 Rock wasn’t just one of the cleverest shows on television… Through the quirky relationship between Jack Donaghy and his sassy, adorkable mentee, Liz Lemon, the show also holds some key secrets about mentorship.
Mentoring is a mutually beneficial activity. The mentor gains satisfaction in becoming a trusted advisor and role model, while the mentee receives guidance and encouragement from someone who has “been there” and “done that.”
We think Jack and [...]>
Great managers strive to provide unbiased employee performance reviews that are accurate and reflective of their employees’ contribution throughout the year.
But unilateral reviews from managers can be subjective and rarely account for the valuable feedback from others who have observed the employee’s performance.
Many managers simply don’t have the tools necessary to easily solicit this kind of feedback and have it reflected on the performance review.
Halogen e360 Multirater helps managers gather performance feedback [...]>
by MELANY GALLANT | Mar 4th, 2013 | Employee Engagement & Retention
They say that laughter is the best medicine. So much in fact, that injecting a little fun in the workplace can help make your employees more engaged, positive, connected and productive.
And since an engaged workforce is critical to organizational success, injecting a little humor in the workday could be just the thing to foster a high-performance culture.
Before you think I’m pulling your leg, consider this fact. In a survey sponsored by [...]>
by MELANY GALLANT | Feb 25th, 2013 | Employee Engagement & Retention
We’re pleased to have Sandra Wiley, COO and Shareholder of Boomer Consulting Inc., provide a guest post on the keys to employee engagement. Sandra will also be leading a webinar on March 6th related to this topic.
As leaders throughout the country look for ways to ensure employee engagement and motivation, they are frustrated when they hear reports that the only answer is increasing their employees’ compensation.
Compensation is certainly a short term motivator, [...]>
by MELANY GALLANT | Jan 28th, 2013 | Employee Engagement & Retention
Attracting and retaining
great talent can seem like a never-ending quest. One that can be made all the more challenging if you don’t have a handle on employee turnover in your organization.
Let’s face it. Whether it’s a result of talent being sought out by competitors, employees seeking career advancement elsewhere, or simply replacing bad hires and low performers who aren’t pulling their weight — every business inevitably needs to deal with employee turnover.
The question is: [...]>