Just how important is building an engaged and cohesive team? If you were to ask Bill Belichick about the importance of a team which pushes in one direction for a common goal, my money is on this being at the top of his priority list. As a lifelong resident of Greater Boston and die-hard Patriots fan, […]
The term ‘Company Culture’ gets thrown around a lot; in interviews, company meetings, conversations with managers or peers, and for many job seekers. If you Google the term, many definitions or examples come up. But what really is company culture to employees and employers? And more importantly, how do you plant the right seed of […]
We’ve all be the new kid at one point in our lives or another, and as you get older you go from being the new kid in school, to the new employee in a company. No matter how many times we’ve started a new job, or moved into a new department, we always seem to […]
Last Wednesday at noon the DAVIS Training Room was booked with employees from all levels of the organization, different departments and locations. This was a voluntary meeting with an overwhelming response rate. The Professional Development team, an internal focus group, has a mission to empower individuals to advance in their careers by providing the tools, […]
Companies and managers are constantly trying to improve employee engagement, but how do they measure the effectiveness of their activities? Some measure individual or team performance metrics. Some conduct anonymous surveys. In my opinion, both of these methods are very impersonal and don’t get to the root of engagement on deeper level. Enter, Feedback Tours.
Mom and Dad, the Forgotten Older Middle Child, the Whiny Hipster with a Trophy…. Workplace dynamics are more complex than ever before! Or are they? There have always been 20 somethings working at companies alongside 50 somethings, so why does it feel like now in 2016 people are hypersensitive to the different generations in […]