Most organizations put together something like a vision, mission, and long term goals. That’s all well and good, but here’s the truth:
The only people who are grabbed by that kind of stuff are those who worked to create it.
Continue reading What’s your story?
In 2003, about 4.4 million Americans were telecommuting, to some extent, instead of showing up at the office. In 2010, that number is expected to surpass 100 million. At the same time, the trend toward allowing employees to work flexible or non-traditional hours has also risen sharply in recent years.
– Business West Online
Here’s another hot-off-the-press news item that indicates the both telecommuting (working away from “the office”) and flextime (letting the employee have control over which hours they work) are expected to see a significant rise in 2010.
Continue reading Telecommuting and flextime on the rise
When I was coaching inside a large company, we had a bit of a debate going on: Why should we care about coaching certifications or credentials?
If you’re thinking about hiring coaches, it’s an important question, and a decision you should make with some thought.
Continue reading Are coach credentials important?
I’ve written about employee retention a couple of times (Fear is not engagement, The impending crisis in employee retention). This week I got a great question:
What can we do to prevent employees from wanting to leave as the job situation improves?
Continue reading Preventing a race for the exits