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  • A Holiday Reading List: Reflections for Leaders

    A Holiday Reading List: Reflections for Leaders

    In a year where many things came to a halt, I wonder how I haven’t made a bigger dent in my reading list. Book recommendations continue to be added as I hear snippets that spark curiosity and inspire me to dive into new ways of thinking and growth. The world may have paused in many […]

  • In Case You Need to Hear It … Thank you!

    In Case You Need to Hear It … Thank you!

    In a year marked by difficulty and crisis, we enter this season of thanks with a deeper understanding of what matters most and a heightened appreciation for the power of connection. Across industries and geographies, the message from employees in survey after survey has been clear: leaders and organizations have stepped up. Your teams see it and are expressing thanks for how they have been supported.

  • Insights to Inform Your Employer Brand Strategy

    Insights to Inform Your Employer Brand Strategy

    Your organization’s employer brand and value proposition might not be the first thing you think of when running an employee engagement survey. And, arguably, it shouldn’t be. But that doesn’t mean that the data and insights you gain from the process can’t also serve a dual purpose and inform how you position yourself as a great place to work. After all, your results highlight unique aspects of your culture and work environment straight from the source – your people.

  • Start the Conversation: “What Engagement Means to You”

    Start the Conversation: “What Engagement Means to You”

    Many employees are asked to fill out engagement surveys, but they aren’t often asked what engagement really means to them. As part of an ongoing effort to focus on and improve the experience of their workforce, Border States Electric (BSE) has stepped back to fully understand this important perspective.

  • Newmeasures, LLC Nationally Certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE)

    Newmeasures, LLC Nationally Certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE)

    Newmeasures, LLC is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). The certification validates that the business is 51% owned, controlled, operated, and managed by a woman or women – or, in the case of Newmeasures, is 100%, fully owned and operated by women!

  • Remembering Our Colleague and Friend: Larry Murphy

    Larry Murphy, Co-Founder of Newmeasures, LLC, passed away earlier this month, on August 16, 2020. Larry’s creativity and innovation were the driving force that brought Newmeasures to life, over twenty years ago.

  • Stop Asking Employees How They’re Doing – Ask These Questions Instead

    Stop Asking Employees How They’re Doing – Ask These Questions Instead

    I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of people asking me how I’m doing right now. A few months ago, that was an easy vague question to answer with an equally vague, “Everything is great!” But lately, it seems a little tone-deaf. This is particularly true for organizations who are trying to meaningfully reach […]

  • Are You Walking your Talk on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion? 2 Ways to Find Out.

    Are You Walking your Talk on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion? 2 Ways to Find Out.

    “Diversity is being invited to the party; Inclusion is being asked to dance.”-Verna MyersThe current social justice movement has led to an important push for organizations to look inside their four walls and honestly examine how their culture, policies and practices support diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I).One key component to a committed DE&I program is […]

  • We Need People Leaders to Support Employee Well-Being

    We Need People Leaders to Support Employee Well-Being

    It’s no secret that managers play a critical role in fostering employee engagement, team morale, and well-being. Often easier said than done even in normal modes of operation, supporting employees in the current state of the world through remote work, a global pandemic, and social justice crises has been a whirlwind of challenge and change […]

  • HR Leaders Anticipate Greatest Talent Challenges

    HR Leaders Anticipate Greatest Talent Challenges

    Many companies are moving out of the first phase of crisis – managing and responding to COVID-19 – and into phase two: trying to define and transition to a new normal. Navigating the COVID-19 pandemic is difficult because the timeline is completely up in the air, leaving all of us wondering just how long we […]

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