As part of the automatic spending cuts that went into effect earlier this spring, just hitting the FAA this week, all agency employees will lose one day of work every other week. That means fewer controllers in the towers and fewer flights will be allowed to take off and land so the remaining employers aren’t overwhelmed.
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By: Barb Krantz Taylor Source: Talent Management Original Article Here are nine intangible elements of work that employees rank much higher than salary or perks on engagement surveys. Engaged employees perform at 100 percent of their ability, but the most highly engaged employees perform at 122 percent. This was an assertion made during a Towers […]
And the “science of happiness at work” has big benefits for individuals too. If you’re really happy at work, you’ll solve problems faster, be more creative, adapt fastest to change, receive better feedback, get promoted quicker and earn more over the long-term.
For leaders of any kind — managers, supervisors, business owners, coaches, teachers, or parents — the lesson in this story is key to understanding what might motivate someone to take action…. When you find ways to communicate with people about issues bigger and more emotional to them — to them is the key point here — they will move to action to accomplish the goal.
Employee engagement may seem like a frill in a downturn economy. But it can make a big difference in a company’s survival. In a 2010 study, James K. Harter and colleagues found that lower job satisfaction foreshadowed poorer bottom-line performance.
RJ’s basic premise is that counter offers come across as fake and forced when provided by a boss or employer who’s been ignoring the employee in question for months if not years. RJ’s on the money with his take on the issue, but there’s an important qualifier that the candidate side needs to understand: You never take an offer to your employer as a conditional resignation expecting that they’re going to counter. As soon as you do that, you’re screwed. You’ve overplayed your hand.
But there is no one size that fits all for anything anymore. There is also no career ladder anymore, but there is a lattice. Each person’s career journey is different. Career development today is so much more than just identifying a series of career moves or steps on a walkway to the Holy Grail of career nirvana. Everyone has to understand their own personal brand.
We start a day with great intentions. But then people start calling and emailing, asking and directing, and soon we can hardly remember what we wanted to focus on in the first place — if we ever knew. Our days begin to look like frenzied, attempts to get traction while making little headway. By the end of a week, we’ve forgotten what it was we were hoping to accomplish at the beginning of the week. And by the end the year, we’re frustrated that we haven’t moved forward in our most important priorities.
When it comes to the end of a conflict, it’s only natural for us to want to retreat to a safe corner and regroup so that we can reflect and review on what’s transpired and what we can do to ensure the same problem doesn’t flare up again. Where we run into problems, though, is when we start to sulk and obsess negatively over what happened and who said what.