The untold truth about employee engagement is when employees experience a combination of effective and caring leadership appealing to employee development opportunities. One produces a number, the other real results towards business outcomes. Not the company picnic where one marvels at the CEO flipping burgers but real-world engagement i.e. servant leadership reduces attrition saving you millions.
As the speed of business accelerates and competition intensifies, firms in nearly all industries are braving greater uncertainty and complexity. In the midst of such challenges, human resources have the potential to be an important asset by making certain that their organization has the human capital they need to vie and also the ability to react quickly to ever-changing environments. This is after all the age of speed.
I have spoken with numerous executives who are quietly frustrated in their human resources department. Faced with business outcomes they would ideally prefer to use their chief human resource officers in precisely the way they use their CFOs; as sounding boards and trusted advisors who understand real-world business
Recruiting in HR requires proactive steps to locate top performers who may not be actively looking for a new opportunity. That's where we come in.
HR leaders ought to assume a strategic role within their companies, instead of simply keeping busy with everyday processes such as policies, payroll, and birthdays. Moreover, hr leaders ought to try to make and strengthen a distinctive set of capabilities that provide a company its competitive advantage.
What are your assumptions about your leadership style? How about your reasons for being a leader? Let’s play a game to see if all the talk about leadership has meant anything after all. Imagine you do not have the advantages of title. See, if
Gallup states that over 70% of managers are incompetent. Great article by Jim Clifton of Gallup. That being said what would better managers do for your hiring and retention, customer service, innovation and bottomline? Employee engagement is such an overused expression tantamount to diversity or women in business.