Browsing All posts tagged under »Happiness at Work«

Seths Blog: The cost of neutral

January 12, 2013

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Every employee knows when they are “engaged” in their work and workplace. Every manager and HR leader knows when the employees in their department or their company is engaged. They even know when the actively disengaged employee is voicing their “disengagement”. In this post from Seth Godin, he makes that point about the cost of […]

Biggest Quits — lessons learned!

January 9, 2013

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So maybe you’ve lost your job in the last couple of years. Maybe it was your choice — maybe not — but be thankful that you aren’t on Retensa’s 2012 Top 10 Biggest Quits! Maybe you have lessons learned about when you left your last job…would love to hear what you’ve learned…please share. Here is […]

Switching Careers at Midlife to Make a Difference

January 4, 2013

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  No question I CAN relate to the first line of this article… I CAN pinpoint the time in my career when I started to question what I was doing with my life. There are 5 generations in the workforce and the one thing that all can agree when they really think about it is…all […]

Good enough!

December 26, 2012

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As a successfully recovering over-preparer…I’d like to share what my daughter shared with me…what she gleaned from my becoming more of a “being” than a “doer” — Hard isn’t always better (you don’t get extra points for choosing the hard way) and spontaneity offers great often unrecognized benefits. I didn’t know that was the (new) message I […]

The Autism Advantage – NYTimes.com

December 3, 2012

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Inclusion is good for business. This very special company Denmark, Specialisterne is proving it one consultant at a time. Espousing on  on the fact that every individual has their own unique strengths this company places adults with autism in work assignments and are having great success.  They believe in the “Dandelion model”: …when dandelions pop […]

Good fit questions FROM job seekers – really!

July 23, 2012

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Companies are building their competitive edge by promoting their employment brand and using their engagement programs and retention strategies as recruiting tools to top talent! Without question — recruiters and HR leaders know that “fit” is a critical factor to individual and company success. Actually Chris Forman founder of  StartWire and former CEO of AIRS (now an ADP […]

Looking for engaged employees? Try engaging them!

July 19, 2012

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Well Seth Godin has done it again — short and sweet! It’s easier to love a brand when the brand loves you back Worth thinking about that the next time you’re annoyed at a customer (or employee). Or when you’re dreaming up a policy designed to punish a few outlier customers (or employee) while it actually annoys all of them. […]