Want to Better Retain Staff? Try Recognition.
August 05 | Bob Nelson, Senior Fellow, Human Capital, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Managers need to be skilled at the basics of effective recognition and to use that skill in a timely, sincere and specific manner on a daily basis as their employees have performed well. Managers have to lead the charge in proactively helping to make your workplace a culture of recognition in which the behavior is part of the common practices of the organization.
Helping Employees Plan for Long-Term Care
July 31 | Anna M. Rappaport | Comments (0)
Research indicates that there are huge gaps in long-term care planning. The need for help, and possibly a lot of help, later in life, has a huge impact on multiple generations of many American families. Society of Actuaries’ research studies show that while many people are aware of the risk, few do advance planning for managing it.
For Best Results, Involve Your Employees
July 08 | Bob Nelson, Senior Fellow, Human Capital, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
If you get employees involved in planning recognition activities, you’ll often end up with better activities that are more valued by your employees.
Employee Engagement: Why it Matters For Workers Enrolling in Benefits
July 08 | Rebecca L. Ray, PhD, Executive Vice President, Human Capital; Executive Director, The Engagement Institute™, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Employees are struggling to select their benefits. Jargon, lack of communication and poor understanding are some of the issues that plague workers when deciding on 401(k)s, health plans and other benefits, says Rebecca Ray, executive vice president of human capital at the Conference Board.
Here Are the 4 Must-Know Trends in Gig Hiring
June 14 | Elizabeth Crofoot, Senior Economist, Labor Markets, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Rising labor costs and a dwindling number of available workers have compelled companies to seek new options such as gig hiring when it comes to recruiting.
Tactics To Advance Women In The Leadership Pipeline
June 06 | Rebecca L. Ray, PhD, Executive Vice President, Human Capital; Executive Director, The Engagement Institute™, The Conference Board | Beatrice Grech-Cumbo, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry | Comments (0)
Study after study has found that companies with gender diversity at the leadership level outperform their less inclusive peers. How can we capitalize on such findings? It starts with developing a leadership pipeline—one filled with talented, ambitious women at every stage of the journey. But our latest analysis reveals that the pipeline slows to a trickle the further along the ranks we go.
What skills are necessary to build the future-ready organization?
May 24 | Pelin Ozgul, Research Analyst, Human Capital, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
In this year’s C-Suite Challenge survey, we asked 1,426 C-suite executives for their views on the Organization of the Future through 2025, including what skills will be needed to thrive in 2025 and beyond. The results outline a world of work where skill variety will become critical while organizations are reshaped by new business models.
CEO Succession Planning: 7 Ways to Blow the Drill
May 22 | John Beeson, Senior Fellow, Human Capital, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Why is it that so many companies are ill prepared for the departure of the incumbent CEO, especially if that’s the result of poor performance, ethical issues, death or incapacitation? This article describes seven typical miscues in CEO succession planning, along with suggestions for how improved practices can lead to the preferred outcome: selection of a new CEO who is equipped to address the company’s critical challenges and opportunities and who enjoys the support of the Board.