Browsing All posts tagged under »Unhappily Employed«

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 […]

Check out Workers Count

December 6, 2012

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This is a very unique and interesting site — regular questions (sometimes daily) that take the polls of workers, employees, associated — about lots of things — especially about the workplace and their attitude and feelings about work. As an employee — it is good to have a voice and see how you feel compared […]

This is what it’s all about folks!

July 30, 2012

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If you are wondering what makes a job a “good job” or your life a “good life” — this is it…here is the answer… Time to make a more serious commitment to people and activities that not only make my smile, but that also support my ability to bring my best to the world. To […]

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 […]

Engaged employees are critical to creating an engaged workplace

June 28, 2012

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I found Timothy R. Clark’s point of view in his book The 5 Ways That Highly Engaged Employees Are Different about culture and engagement right on and yet a new thought that I hadn’t considered is: Highly engaged employees must take primary responsibility. They must take the lead. As an individual, you’re responsible for enabling behavior. We’ve talked […]