Organizations need to perform well in order to continuously sustain and secure their positions in competitive business landscapes. To perform well, the contribution from each of its employees should be optimal. And needless to say, therefore the need to effectively
Employee happiness is swiftly becoming an imperative in business. This change is coming along as business owners have now realized that organizations thrive when their employees are happy and engaged. The happiness of its employees is directly proportional to the success
Millennials or Generation Y is a demographic term for those who were born between the years 1980 and 2000. These future leaders will make up 75% of the global workforce by 2025. It is important to know what Millennials expect in order to establish a work culture that makes them feel satisfied. The expectations of millennials are very different from those of the previous generations.
In most workplaces, the only messages that go out, loud and clear, are “all that matters is your work…you’re as good as your last job” Nothing else matter, not you or issues, problems, joys, sorrows, friends or family. It seems a hard thing to digest?
Recent surveys have shown that over 30 % of employees in both the manufacturing and service sectors experience the lack of opportunities to utilize their skills. And they have been trying their damndest to get themselves heard. Nothing can erode a sense of empowerment more than your opinions being ignored.
Employee engagement is often confused with employee satisfaction, employee happiness or even employee salary. In reality, employee satisfaction and employee engagement are two different concepts. A satisfied employee is not necessarily highly committed or willing to go an extra mile for the company. Employee engagement does not even mean employee happiness as an employee might not be working harder or performing very well if he is only happy and not engaged.
A disgruntled employee is a manager’s nightmare. It’s almost impossible to know when and why an employee becomes disenchanted. However, there are signals by which one can be alerted to when an employee is turning disgruntled in the workplace. Here are six unmistakable and important signs to look out for: