Liz Sheffield is a freelance writer with more than a decade of experience working in HR. Her areas of expertise are in training and development, leadership development, ethics, and compliance. Thanks to her mother, Liz has been writing thank you notes since she could hold a pencil. As an adult she enjoys helping organizations see how expressing gratitude to employees, coworkers, and business partners paves the way to greatness.
Common words we use to talk about employee engagement include research, ROI, and performance. Those analytical topics are important and relevant to the discussion. But at the core, employee engagement is pretty basic. It’s all about connection—with one’s manager, colleagues, other departments, and ultimately with the organization.
January 1st brings a fresh start for diets, exercise plans, and the goal to express more appreciation. If you’re struggling with how to infuse more appreciation into the work year ahead, it’s time to set some goals. Just like there are benefits to eating a healthy diet, so there are benefits of expressing gratitude and…
Dark nights. Cold days. Even amidst holiday cheer, it can be difficult to inspire employees and your team about what’s ahead in the New Year. “More work? Thanks, I’ll take a rain check!” If you’re finding that it’s bah-hum-bug around your office, here are five ways to create some inspiration for the year ahead.
SHRM 2016 was packed with engaging conversations and invaluable insights from some of the top experts in the world of HR. Topics ranged from making education available to everyone to striking a power pose, and covered everything in between including benefits, compensation, rewards and recognition, engagement, and HR leadership.