Category: Listening Strategy

The Great Resignation’s Fallout: What Happens Next?

The Great Resignation’s Fallout: What Happens Next? The Great Resignation blog

Inc. recently published an article on the Great Resignation, or “The Big Quit” as they aptly named it. So many companies and HR teams are focused on the immediate needs before us: filling jobs as so many people resign and leave. But, what happens next? This article was a good reminder for us all to […]

High Job Openings and High Quit Rates Further Tighten Labor Market for Employers

High Job Openings and High Quit Rates Further Tighten Labor Market for Employers

The most recent report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics was released last week, and its findings make it clear that if employers aren’t already thinking about how to fill positions and keep talent, they will need to very soon. Unfilled positions are increasing at record levels The rate of job openings has reached […]

Continuous Listening [Part 3]: Transforming Survey Data into Action

Continuous Listening [Part 3]: Transforming Survey Data into Action

Three steps to an effective continuous listening strategy: Ask, listen, and act. Such a simple concept, right? Easy to talk about, easy to understand… but not easy to do. Why? The number one limiting factor to a successful continuous listening strategy is action. Asking and listening are fairly straightforward, and there are many resources out […]

Continuous Listening [Part 2]: Building and Executing on your Strategy

Continuous Listening [Part 2]: Building and Executing on your Strategy

In my last article on continuous listening, I provided clarity on the concept of continuous listening and gave examples of what a solid strategy might look like. Now it’s time to build that strategy for your organization. It does not need to be difficult or complex, but it should be intentional. For an effective continuous […]

Continuous Listening [Part 1]: Definition and Benefits

Continuous Listening [Part 1]: Definition and Benefits

Raise your hand if you love it when someone starts an article or a speech with “Webster’s Dictionary defines….” Right. Me neither. Instead of simply defining, I’d like to go a step further and try to help create clarity around the concept of an effective continuous listening strategy. This will allow you to speak confidently […]

Continuous Listening Tips for Survey Success

Continuous Listening Tips for Survey Success

Organizational success depends on agilely responding to the wide variety of factors in the business world. Market conditions, regulations, competitors, customers, suppliers; each of these requires continual monitoring and adjustments to remain profitable. Additionally, you must monitor internal factors, like your workforce, to maintain engagement and improve productivity. The best leaders know that efficiently staying […]

How to Get Managers to Act on Survey Data

How to Get Managers to Act on Survey Data

Employee surveys have become common practice in today’s workplace. Typically, employers use employee surveys with hopes of boosting engagement, improving retention, and increasing workplace morale and productivity. When employers see employee surveys as opportunities to create real change at an organizational level and commit to develop and execute action plans, the results can be astounding. […]

Why Driver Feedback Alone Isn’t Enough to Lower Turnover

Why Driver Feedback Alone Isn’t Enough to Lower Turnover

Hear this lately? “We guarantee we will lower your turnover by 10%!” “On average our clients lowered their turnover by 15%!” Given current driver conditions, that sounds great, you should buy it!….Until you think it through a little better. With the rise of driver turnover and the driver shortage, the industry will continue to hear […]

Building a Better Bond with Your Drivers

Building a Better Bond with Your Drivers

With the day-to-day focus on meeting goals and the bottom line, the personal component of our jobs is often left behind. Think about the people in our lives we have relationships with; family, friends, neighbors. Where do these relationships start? It all starts with knowing enough about someone to have a conversation and build a […]

How to Provide Professional Development Opportunities When Advancement is Limited

How to Provide Professional Development Opportunities When Advancement is Limited

Employee Retention, Satisfaction & Professional Development Opportunities When it comes to employee satisfaction and retention, many companies who work with People Element struggle with a lack of advancement opportunities. The reasons can differ based on the organization and the industry, but here are some of the common issues we’ve encountered: Employees accept a position to get […]