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A seat at the table

Silos tend to form as companies grow. You’ve got your office and field silos. Then, there are operations and sales silos. There are silos of executive leadership, department managers and field supervisors. Field labor has a silo of its own, too. “We have been really fortunate in our 30 years of business that we have

4 Things That Will Give Employees a Sense of Ownership

You’ve seen the headlines — employee engagement is frighteningly low. In fact, research from Gallup indicates that only  15 percent  of employees globally are engaged in their work. There are numerous strategies intended to combat this apathy and engage employees, but one of the most important involves cultivating a culture of ownership. When employees feel a sense of ownership

7 principles for helping employees deal with financial stress

Employees are dealing with financial strain — and they may want some help from their employer to address it. The results of a recent survey on employer wellness programs from software company Welltok, reveals two important takeaways: · More than 60% of survey participants are seeking support from their employer for all aspects of health

Does Creating Owners Mean Sharing Equity?

We think a good definition of employee engagement—real engagement—is employees who think and act like owners. Like businesspeople. Top companies foster this kind of involvement, sharing responsibility and rewards with people at every level of the organization. But there’s a sticking point here for a lot of otherwise sympathetic entrepreneurs: they don’t want to share

Measuring Financial Wellness Program ROI Is Difficult

Organizations expect the return on investment (ROI) to justify the expense of offering financial wellness programs, but calculating that figure is not an exact science. A better barometer, according to Ernst & Young, and one which indicates employees value the benefit enough to use it, is employee engagement. Among the 200 HR professionals the firm