FAA furloughs keeping some air travelers waiting

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.

A New Look at Engagement

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….

The Five Drivers of Happiness at Work

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.

Four Things Leaders Can Do To Reduce Team Conflicts

Studies of workplace behaviors reveal some startling statistics with regard to the impact that conflict has on business performance. One study indicates that two out of three employee performance problems can be traced to unresolved interpersonal conflicts. Another study estimates that the average manager spends something like forty percent of their time addressing workplace conflicts.

The 3 Ways Candidates Get Beheaded Expecting Counter Offers

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.