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All About Manager Feedback: 5 Tips & Best Practices

All About Manager Feedback: 5 Tips & Best Practices

Managers have a critical impact on engagement and retention in the workplace. At their best, good managers know how to support their employees and keep them engaged, while continuing to grow and improve themselves. But when they lack key skills, managers have the potential to hinder organizational performance, stunt innovation, and cause employees to quit. […]

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 […]

What Can You Learn from Drivers Who Don’t Take the Job?

What Can You Learn from Drivers Who Don’t Take the Job?

Nothing is more frustrating than spending time, money, and resources on recruiting a driver, taking them through the application process, running the proper background checks, and then offering them the job, only to have them turn you down for another carrier. Did someone make them a better offer? Could the recruiter have done anything different […]

Best Time to Reach Out to Exiting Employees

Best Time to Reach Out to Exiting Employees

Employee turnover. It’s one of those things nobody wants to talk about but says so much about the overall health of your organization. Tracking how many employees leave and are replaced within a given period of time is important for a number of reasons. It’s true that not all turnover is bad, though it might […]

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 […]

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 […]

Learning Something New About Your New Hire

Learning Something New About Your New Hire

New employee onboarding can be overwhelming. There are a number of items you need to “check” off the list to ensure you set up your new employee for success. One item, sometimes easily forgotten, is making the effort to learn about who your employee is. Sure, you spent time vetting their skills and qualifications, feeling […]