Findings showed the coast on which you’re employed could very well affect your contentment with work. The top 10 happiest states are concentrated on the west coast and, even with the east coast receiving fairly high salaries, its inhabitants aren’t afraid to bash their employers on the social media airwaves.
Job seekers and employees alike can very well use this as an excuse to pack up everything and head for the sunny shores of California, but what does a study like this do for the employer who cannot so easily uproot? Hint: It does not mean you’re doomed to a life of unhappy employees nor does it mean you are given a location-based ‘free pass’.Happiness is [...]
Some of the people reading this article already have formalized onboarding programs. That’s great! Unfortunately, 35% of you have admitted to spending zero dollars on your employee onboarding. That needs to change. Onboarding is an integral part of your recruiting and performance management, and the ways in which you ease employees into your company can make for better workers or easy quitters. If you want your employees to transition into the highly productive workers you need them to be, you’re going to have to spend some money on real, honest-to-goodness onboarding.
Once you’ve come around to the idea that you need a better onboarding program (or an [...]
Most business professionals rely on return on investment (ROI) as a measure of successful business decisions. However, Kearn’s suggests that it is not Return on Investment (ROI) we should concern ourselves with initially, it is value added that is specific to a particular organization that needs to be identified early by managers (2005). Although the following is not specifically targeted for the brewing industry, it is relevant in a conceptual nature.
Evaluation Versus Value Added
According to Kearn’s, Kirkpatrick’s four-level evaluation model suggests that evaluation takes place after training at which point the [...]