According to the Gallup Management Journal’s Employee Engagement Index, 29 percent of employees are actively engaged in their jobs, 54 percent are not engaged, and 17 percent are actively disengaged. As an employer, what effect will this have on your business? Why don't these people quit? What can you do? These
Employee recognition. Many companies realize that its true value rests in the people they hire and how they reward employee service. Recognizing a job well done can often be a determining factor in the longevity of staff and can have benefits far beyond tenure. Improved quality of work, reduced absenteeism, interaction with co-workers and overall
In the real world of business, turn over happens. Whether you cut ties with an under performing employee, experience layoffs within your company, or a star performer decides to join the competition or move across the country, turn over happens. Along with the expense of hiring and training new employees comes an expense that many
Celebrity Staff recently honored administrative professionals and those working in the legal field during Administrative Professional’s Day on April 22 and Law Day on May 1. Admin Day, formerly known as Professional Secretaries Day, was created by The International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), formally called the National Secretaries Association, as an event to recognize
As a job seeker in a tough job market, it can be tempting, if not necessary, to take a job that is below your skill level in order to keep working. In these situations, the fear of hearing, “You’re overqualified for the position” can be a concern. The key to overcoming this hurdle is to
A new study by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) shows that for new college graduates in this tight economy, becoming the perfect job candidate is a tall order.