In the midst of school, work, and various other projects the page fell by the way-side. As such this got me thinking about priorities. The ability to uncover and distinguish between time wasters and things that actually provide a return on investment in all aspects of my life lead me to think about what percentage of time was being spent on each function. Resolution 2013!
BlessingWhite Research published and Employee Engagement Report in 2011: “Beyond the numbers: A practical approach for individuals, managers and executives”. This post is entirely based on BlessingWhite Research and I encourage everyone to download their free copy of the report at this link: http://www.blessingwhite.com/EEE__report.asp
Human are inherently motivated to grow and achieve and will fully commit to and engage in uninteresting tasks when their meaning and value is understood.Satisfying employee needs for competence, relatedness and autonomy will create enduring sustainable motivation. A recent meta-analysis conducted by the Gallup Organization showed that the most profitable work units have people doing what they do best, with people they like, and with a strong sense of psychological ownership for the outcomes of their work. (Harter, 1999)
Today’s businesses focus a great deal of attention on employee engagement as its consequences are said to be far reaching on the success of the business. It has been reported that roughly half of the world workforce is not fully engaged. As a result this leads to an “engagement gap”[i] that costs organizations over $300 …
Mentoring can also provide a beneficial experience and have a significant impact on the mentor themselves. Individuals who enjoy mentoring describe it as a process by which they are motivated and which allows them to share or teach other the valuable knowledge they have learned.It is important for everyone to assess the role they can play within a mentoring environment. Often times, individuals will not volunteer to be mentors unless approached and asked directly. Everyday this talent is wasted within our organizations.
Motivation is one of the most discussed topics in today’s business world and has been proven to have a huge effect on performance. We talk about fitting people into organizations when we hire individuals. We can spend large budget amounts to recruit the “right individuals” but rarely do we tailor programs to suit the candidates …
On average professionals believe they can be 35% more productive if they were in a role that fully leveraged their unique strengths and passions. There is an unprecedented untapped organizational potential that goes to waste yearly. We (Human Resources Professionals) are the specialists in this capacity and we have the tools and knowledge to capitalize on this “actionable information”