How Often Do You Unplug From Work?

It worries me that there is even a need to ask this question. But truth be told, we have programmed our brains to imitate modern gadgets. We let our brains enjoy the tech equivalents of “sleep mode” and “hibernation” but seldom “shut if off”.

What’s your employee happiness quotient?

We work in a KPI driven work environment. It’s justifiable if employee happiness be measured as a KPI. Most organizations measure employee satisfaction. I believe only a handful measure employee happiness. Yes, satisfaction is not the same as happiness. What is your employee happiness quotient?

Don’t Fail to Plan Employee Engagement?

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Now, more than ever, is the time you should not fail to plan for employee engagement. Why?
The Covid-19 impact on the way we work and live continues to linger on. There is no end to job, health and life uncertainties. As one after another pandemic wave subsides and we look to move closer to what was normal, a new variant and spike hits us with greater force.

How to use the Kano framework for employee satisfaction?

Human capital is the greatest asset of a company. Andrew Carnegie once said – “There is little success where there is little laughter.” Let us say a big thank you to Dr. Noriaki Kano and start using the Kano framework to create happier workplaces. This post explains the basics of the Kano model and how to adapt it for employee satisfaction.

The Missing Piece in the Employee Engagement Puzzle

How well do companies handle the last leg of association with their employees? Some handle it better than most. Some do a decent job, some do a great job while many suck at it. While companies put in a lot of effort, resources and consideration in managing the other stages of the employee life-cycle, their handling of employee exits leaves a lot to be desired. Let’s address this missing piece in the employee engagement puzzle.

Navigating Work from Home Expectations

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All recent studies and surveys highlight that employees want the flexibility to work from anywhere. 69% of millennials would give up on certain work benefits for a more flexible working space. How can companies navigate work from home expectations of their employees?