Employees navigating your organization will always be better prepared when they are guided by other leaders and actively share knowledge with them. You can utilize external executive coaches to provide objective advice and goal-setting skills, and you can create a mentoring program to bridge the generational and skills gaps in your workforce. Learn how to evaluate the effectiveness of these programs, and demonstrate the ROI of creating a culture that actively supports coaching and mentoring.
Social media has become indispensable for business communications, but all too often brands fail to empower one of the strongest social assets: their employees. Considering that businesses with high employee engagement get nearly four times the revenue per share than competitors with less employee engagement, failing to create employee ambassadors is akin to telling top salespeople to stay home.Read more
In an effort to stay competitive, companies are seeking employees with an aptitude for technology, innovation, customization, and flexibility. Many, believing that the Millennial generation has these core competencies, have beefed up their University Relations and college intern programs as a way to fill their talent pipelines for the future. These intern programs are quite successful in developing and motivating Millennials to work. The problem is in the transition to full-time hire. Specifically, the experience that new graduates receive as interns is in stark contrast to what they experience as full-time employees. This disconnect causes high Millennial attrition and damages the reputation of the employer as a desirable place to work.