Employee engagement is lacking in the workforce. According to one survey, only 13 percent of workers are currently actively engaged in their jobs. That leaves a whopping 87 percent of people who dislike the work they’re doing.
Scary thought: Among this 87 percent, some are working for your company.
Employee engagement begins with leaders showing that they value their people and that they are willing to spend time and resources helping them capitalize on their strengths. However, studies show that only a small fraction of today’s leaders are creating an engaging environment for their people.
2018 has arrived, and with it a new round of corporate (and personal) goal-setting, and the prospect of new beginnings and new trends. But it also means we have all aged another year. Specific to the forest products industry, it’s no secret that the next wave of professionals is poised to retire as
A client called recently with a major worry. “We have a big problem with our customer service representatives (CSRs) not getting along with our sales people. Our CSRs are not being supportive of the new sales associates that we just hired,” she shared. “If our company is to survive, we need these ne
If you listen to any forecaster in the housing industry, the good times are here again! Housing prices are up for the past 13 quarters in a row, while inventory remains at historic lows. Interest rates are still practically zero and average new home