Reinvent Your Onboarding Process

Contributed by Holly Burkett, Ph.D., SPHR, HR West 2018 Speaker* At Cirrus Logic, ranked eighth on the 2015 Great Place to Work® Best Medium Workplaces list, new hires are immersed in a culture camp called the School of Cirrus Rocks. At the camp, participants first learn about company values through storytelling. They then break into groups […]

Evolution of Employee Voice: How Active Listening Will Positively Impact Employee Engagement

Contributed by Rob Catalano, Co Founder, WorkTango and HR West 2018 Speaker* ****** In 2015, a Gallup poll revealed that 50.8% of US employees were “not engaged,” while 17.2% were “actively disengaged.” This is a scary thought for the future of our companies. If you think about it, we’re constantly striving for greater customer satisfaction and product improvement, so […]

Quit Chasing Millennials — Engage Them

Contributed Rallyware* Every generation has its unique features. When it comes to millennials, those who were born between 1980 and 1997, one crucial thing we need to understand is that they have grown up in a very different, fast-paced environment compared to their managers and executives. Millennials are tech-savvy, versatile and cope well with changes. […]