Drive Engagement by Valuing Employees—Instead of Only Recognizing Their Achievements

Any discussion about employee engagement usually includes employee recognition. Noticing when someone reaches a goal … taking the time to acknowledge, celebrate and reward that achievement makes almost anyone feel good about their work. But what about celebrating the individual employee? Is it really recognition for great work that employees crave? Or rather, is it…

Warning Signs that Employee Engagement is Beginning to Fall

  A hospital ICU has amazing patient monitoring systems. Machines beep and hum as numbers and graphs flash in multi-colors. Nurses patiently explain normal ranges as you closely watch for change—dips or spikes signaling ever-so-slight signs of trouble or improvement. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could pinpoint with such exactness the moment an employee…