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Category: Listening Strategy

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 […]

4 Ways You Can Motivate Drivers to Improve Efficiency

4 Ways You Can Motivate Drivers to Improve Efficiency

Successful trucking organizations understand that operational efficiency depends on many factors, including driver motivation. Efficient operations require not only top-quality equipment, expedient systems, as well as safe and productive procedures; it also requires motivated drivers and non-drivers. For motivated drivers, it’s not just about getting the miles and receiving a paycheck; it’s about having pride […]

Benefits of Confidential Surveys vs. Non-Confidential

Benefits of Confidential Surveys vs. Non-Confidential

When you want to measure the thoughts and opinions your employees have about their work experiences, you’ll want to consider conducting employee surveys. Employee surveys, whether it’s exit, new hire, or engagement, are great sources of information. They allow you to gather the information you need in a concise and quick manner while gleaning important […]

Best Practices for Survey Question Writing

Best Practices for Survey Question Writing

Employee Surveys You want to measure the quality of your employee experience, but aren’t sure where to start. Writing and administering a survey is an effective way to gauge the employee experience, and a good survey can provide valuable insights into how your employees perceive your organization. Plus, the data from such a survey can […]

Communication is Key to Engagement Survey Success

Communication is Key to Engagement Survey Success

When it comes to having a successful engagement survey project, a strong internal communication plan is critical. For an engagement survey to be effective you need to have high participation so that you hear as many voices as possible, and communication is key to achieving this. We have seen organizations with participation rates over 90% […]

Tips for Managing Compliance Issues

Tips for Managing Compliance Issues

Your organization may have defined processes and outlets for employees to share compliance issues with your HR team. If so, you’re already on the right track. Creating a safe outlet for employees to be able to report issues like harassment, threats of harm or violence, potential litigation, procedural violations, etc. is important. Following up on […]

Healthcare Compliance and Integrity Issues: How you can be the First to Know

Healthcare Compliance and Integrity Issues: How you can be the First to Know

Compliance issues can be problematic in the healthcare industry —HIPAA violations, Medicare fraud, drug diversions, falsifying records, ethical issues, and work environment concerns are all important. Any concerns in these areas or others must be monitored and addressed; however, some compliance issues faced by the healthcare industry for example, consistently mixing medication incorrectly, can be […]

The Hidden Cost of Nursing Turnover

The Hidden Cost of Nursing Turnover

Turnover can range in severity from a nuisance to a business crippling problem. When it comes to healthcare, turnover is a critical issue. Having trained and experienced nurses on hand to deal with life or death situations on a regular basis is a business necessity. And that doesn’t even take into account any of the […]

Determining the Cause of First-Year Nursing Turnover

Determining the Cause of First-Year Nursing Turnover

The average hospital loses between five and seven million dollars a year due to nursing turnover costs. This Ohio Travel nurse agency says that beyond the upfront cost, we must also consider the adverse impact on patients’ quality of care that results when overworked and over-stressed nurses are dealing with the increased workload. Turnover is […]

How to Get Better Results from Action Planning

How to Get Better Results from Action Planning

Creating transformative change within an organization can be a business leader’s most important and most difficult job. At People Element, we’ve recently started using Kotter’s 8-step change management process, and we’re seeing tremendous results. “Once you identify a problem, the first question is ‘now what do I do?” says Megan Younkin, Consulting Director at People […]