How to Motivate Your Team & Why Your Employee Perk Won’t Work

Lead Change Blog

The thought that I could treat you poorly and then buy your loyalty with a few donuts or free beer is ludicrous. Do you struggle with employee loyalty? Recently, my daughter invited me on a tour of New Belgium Brewery.

How to Encourage Employee Loyalty & Retain Good Workers

Chart Your Course

It’s no wonder, then, that employers are looking for ways to encourage loyalty and retain good employees. Loyalty Both Ways. Does the company deserve the loyalty of its employees?

Building Customer Loyalty :: Women on Business

Women on Business

How do I build customer loyalty? I earn loyalty by giving it. Loyalty has to be intentional and designed. Delighting customers doesn’t build loyalty.

8 Principles for Building a High-Performance Culture

Leading Blog

When McCord began her career in Human Resources at Netflix, she began working with Reed Hastings to identify the behaviors that they wanted to see become consistent practices and worked to instill the discipline of actually doing them. Human Resources

Top Five Factors That Drive Employee Loyalty

Eric Jacobson

Monday, August 30, 2010 Top Five Factors That Drive Employee Loyalty A 2010 survey by the Society for Human Resource Management shows that job security is what matters most to employees. Here's the problem though: if job security drives loyalty.than nothing drives loyalty.

Top 5 Factors That Drive Employee Loyalty

Eric Jacobson

A survey by the Society for Human Resource Management shows that job security is what matters most to employees. This is a key factor that drives employee loyalty, and it's one you may have the most control over during a tough economy!

What Connects Coca-Cola, Lego, In-N-Out, Intuit, and Nike? Focus.

In the CEO Afterlife

Because of that, they are rewarded with brand loyalty. Branding Human Resources Leadership Marketing Strategy CEO Coca-Cola Culture Entrepreneurship In-N-Out Burger Intuit Lego MacDonald's Nike PepsiCoComplexity has many definitions; excessive complication is the simplest.

Four Keys to Attract and Retain Millennials

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These 20 and 30-somethings are the largest generation in human history and will comprise 40 percent of the U.S. If businesses want to attract and retain this enormous pool of talent, they have to start tailoring their workplace to meet their needs and capture inspire their loyalty.

Nine Rules for Employee Engagement

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Moreover, experts say employee engagement is doubly important in times of economic recession, uncertainty or boom, because this is when the human element differentiates those who fail, survive or thrive.

3 Tips to Designing a Startup Office Where People Want to Work

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They’ll appreciate that they have more control in their work environment, which can increase loyalty and efficiency for your business. Communication Articles Culture Employee Engagement Employee Retention Generations at Work Good Places to Work Human Resource Management

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The World of the 21st Century CEO

In the CEO Afterlife

I know from my marketing background that the human brain can absorb only so much. Employers who seize the opportunity to satisfy employees’ needs will re-discover loyalty in the work force.

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Cutting Costs/Curtailing Services Can Produce Crappy Customer Service

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If businesses take the time to invest in their employees and allow them to build relationships with their customers, they will see the rewards in greater profitability, customer loyalty and employee engagement.

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How to Use a Career Page to Positively Show off Culture to Candidates

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The Harvard Business Review reports culture directly impacts employee satisfaction, job performance, business creativity, commitment and loyalty, retention and absenteeism, and — perhaps the most important quality to executives — the bottom line.

4 Ways to Increase Retention and Employee Engagement

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Fostering a work environment that engages employees is vital to increasing loyalty. Employee Retention and Engagement. It’s a feat for businesses to retain employees for five years or more in today’s market, and the cost of losing them is high.

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Work Perks That Help Attract and Retain Employees – Cafe Quill

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Salaries, loyalty, and retirement plans range considerably from job to job. Employee Retention: Benefits that Attract and Retain Employees.

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Engaging Exceptional Talent


An artist is an artist, but may also be a father or mother, a student, a traveller, a lover, a questioner, or anything that any other human might be. It is little wonder that loyalty is dropping while selfishness is increasing. Tim Vanderpyl is a Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) with Canada’s largest catholic healthcare organization. Leadership hr human resources talent management vanderpyl

You Are The Company’s Greatest Asset

Women on Business

Even if you are confident in their loyalty and desire to stay with the company there is a risk of illness or death that even the most prepared companies cannot control. Discounts & Offers Female Entrepreneurs Female Executives Human Resources Issues Uncategorized asset director insurance KeyMan Insurance owner Protection self employedThe number of people choosing to work for themselves continues to rise.

Employees: Love Them or Leave Them

Women on Business

These employees are worth their weight in gold because of one word: loyalty. They are worth your time and nurturing because they will return that time with loyalty that cannot be valued by an hourly wage. Your job is to evaluate, recognize and encourage high performance, great attitudes and loyalty. Intuitively you will know which employees to love and which to leave… decision-making Human Resources Issues Women Business Owners Employees evaluation growth invest

Why HR and the CEO Should Be Joined at the Hip


My regret is that I did not free up my other hip for Human Resources, a group of eager young managers at the rear of the functional pecking order. Today, with declining loyalty and greater job hopping, it is critical that CEOs partner with HR. Leadership bell human resources The day the Jacobs Suchard (now part of Kraft Foods ) Board of Directors promoted me to the C-Suite, they strongly suggested I align myself with the CFO.

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Micah Solomon's Customer Service Lessons

Eric Jacobson

Micah Solomon’s new book, High-tech, High-touch Customer Service , is all about how to inspire timeless loyalty in the demanding new world of social commerce -- one where businesses today face the increasingly challenging world of customer interactions, both online and off. Hiring Leadership Books Human Resources Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Effective Leadership General Management Skills Customer Service

Leadership in Changing Times

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Workers need leaders, not managers, who can communicate the shared mission of the company, and inspire loyalty and a collective spirit to innovate and perform in difficult times. Free Business Articles Good Places to Work Human Resource Management Job Satisfaction Leadership Leadership Keynote Speaker Leadership Speaker Talent Management Uncategorized“Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.” ” – Publilius Syrus. A November U.S.

The Importance of Being Purposeful | You're Not the Boss of Me

You're Not the Boss of Me

The amount of money earned is usually determined by the quality and consistency of the service delivered and the ability of those who deliver it, to engender loyalty among a growing constituency.

High Performing Employees

Career Advancement

If he gave them more, he’d increase their loyalty. Thorough onboarding greatly improves retention , according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). “Great vision without great people is irrelevant.”. Jim Collins~.

How to Increase Employee Engagement

Career Advancement

The Society for Human Resource Management describes how in one company, a group of people parade around with kazoos, horns, and cow bells proclaiming the news. “It is easier to motivate people to do something difficult than something easy.” Sheri L.

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The High Price of Overly Prescriptive HR Policies

Harvard Business Review

Early in my career, working as an employee relations manager for a Fortune 500 company, I quickly realized that most of its endless rules stemmed from three factors: Frontline supervisors managing the majority of the workforce were promoted for loyalty and technical skills, not leadership ability. Personnel policies Human resource management Digital ArticleRecently, one of my colleagues left our firm to make significantly more money at another company.

How to Design a Corporate Wellness Plan That Actually Works

Harvard Business Review

But providing feedback reports that remind employees that smoking, not exercising, or being overweight is unhealthy does not motivate change unless workers are given the tools and resources to actually change and track their behaviors.

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How an Accounting Firm Convinced Its Employees They Could Change the World

Harvard Business Review

While correlational and not necessarily causative, we found a strong association between leaders who talk about the positive societal impact of their teams’ work and a variety of positive human resources and business indicators.

How to Increase Employee Engagement

Career Advancement

The Society for Human Resource Management describes how in one company, a group of people parade around with kazoos, horns, and cow bells proclaiming the news. “It is easier to motivate people to do something difficult than something easy.” Sheri L.

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Employee Engagement Depends on What Happens Outside of the Office

Harvard Business Review

Perhaps human resources leaders are spending their money in the wrong places. Managing people Human resource management Organizational culture Companies spend over $720 million each year on employee engagement, and that’s projected to rise to over $1.5 billion.

Never Say Goodbye to a Great Employee

Harvard Business Review

This negativity occurs because conventional “outs” are shaped by the expectations we convey about the relationship from the beginning — that we want unconditional loyalty and that it will be rewarded (perhaps, “wink, wink”) with a steady career and comfortable retirement.

To Optimize Talent Management, Question Everything

Harvard Business Review

Even when people do become “employees,” trends suggest shorter tenure, lower loyalty and employment “deals” designed to last just a few years. Hiring Human resources Talent management

Why HR and the CEO should be joined at the Hip | In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife

by John • September 6, 2011 • Human Resources , Leadership • 1 Comment. My regret is that I did not free up my other hip for Human Resources, a group of eager young managers at the rear of the functional pecking order. Human Resources.

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Getting Leaders to Change

Great Leadership By Dan

6 Elements of Character · Courage · Loyalty · Diligence · Modesty · Honesty · Gratitude Courage True courage—noble courage, the authentic, spontaneous act of self-sacrificial concern for the defenseless—is not fanaticism but character. Loyalty Where is the loyalty?

Workers with Disabilities Solved This Company's Talent Crisis

Harvard Business Review

When Gitanjali Gems set up its diamond-cutting, polishing and jewellery making unit in its 176 acre campus outside Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh in southern India, it faced a major human resources challenge. Corporate social responsibility Human resources India ESI

The Future of Talent is In Clusters

Harvard Business Review

The business or agency treats the cluster as an atomic unit of resource and it hires, fires and positions the cluster as a unit. Hiring Human resources Talent managementAn effective team is a powerful thing.

Your Work-Life Balance Should Be Your Company’s Problem

Harvard Business Review

While more than 8 in 10 employees in new survey from the Flex+Strategy Group cited negative impacts on worker loyalty, health, and performance when a company does not permit work-life flexibility, almost half of the respondents sensed ambivalence and declining commitment to it from their employers. Human resources Stress Work life balance

The Commencement Speech Parents Need to Hear

Harvard Business Review

Millennials value work-life flexibility and its availability leads to workplace loyalty and engagement. Generational issues Human resources Talent management For graduating seniors, spring marks the season of advice as predictable as the flip-flops under their caps and gowns.

Employee Recognition: Why It’s So Important and How to Do It

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Human resources firm Bersin found in a 2012 study that 87 percent of companies utilize tenure-based employee recognition programs, despite research showing these methods are outdated. However, a great way to build loyalty is to reward workers with something personal.

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Four Ways to Adapt to an Aging Workforce

Harvard Business Review

Companies like Vodafone are putting more emphasis on employees’ loyalty, track records, competence and common sense, all commonly found in older workers. Human resources Managing people Talent management Calls to maximize the utility of older workers — by honoring experience, providing training opportunities, and offering flexible work and retirement options — began to sound at least a decade ago.

The Rise of the Rude Hiring Manager

Harvard Business Review

It’s a waste of human capital, it’s a huge waste of everyone’s productive time, and it damages the reputation of an organization and the individual doing the hiring. Now that 20 th -century-style employer loyalty and benefits are a thing of the past, employees return the disfavor, churning through organizations at a rapid clip. Hiring Human resources Job search

Measurement Culture & Five Common Traits of High-Performing Organizations

Strategy Driven

Strong Core Value s: Values of respect, loyalty, and integrity are embedded in leadership behaviors toward employees, and infuse the organization. SHRM has recognized Phillips for his publications and contribution to the human resources industry.

How IBM Is Changing Its HR Game

Harvard Business Review

To maintain high worker morale, productivity, and loyalty in such a diverse and changing conditions, IBM has placed new emphasis on the "resources" component of HR in four directions. By extending same-sex partner benefits, IBM earned 100% rating from the Human Rights Campaign and has received similarly high ratings from international women's labor groups. Change management Human resources Organizational culture

Lessons from the Costa Concordia: A Case For Company Values

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Costa Human Resources (competence, diligence, loyalty, morality, friendliness and enthusiasm).