A year and a half into the Coronavirus pandemic, many organizations are still experiencing a state of constant change and transition that we expected to last only a couple of months. Organizations are evolving their … Read More
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.
Why you may Need to Re-think your Employee Rewards Program
It’s no surprise that when people feel valued at work, they are more likely to go that extra mile to get the job done. It’s also no surprise that any organization would want their people … Read More
3 Super Simple Ways to improve Employee Engagement
Employee engagement is top-of-mind for many leaders today, as research has found that organizations with a highly engaged workforce outperform those without by 147 percent (SHRM, 2018). The specific benefits of an engaged workforce include higher … Read More
In Gratitude: The Simple Yet Powerful Acts of a Great Supervisor
It’s Thanksgiving season which of course is a time to give thanks for the blessings in both our personal and professional lives. It’s a time for reflection on the year ending and planning for the … Read More
Employee Recognition Best Practices
Recognition is one of the most common drivers of employee engagement. Recognition can happen both in formal and informal ways, yet when we ask employees how to best ensure they feel appreciated, the most common … Read More
Leadership Wisdom From Dad: Why Do You Work?
My dad has always been my business hero. He started his career when he was 15 years old working as a crewperson for McDonald’s Corporation. Over the next 30 years, he climbed the ladder to … Read More
Improve Engagement with These Performance Management Best Practices
Constructive feedback, recognition, skill development, and the opportunities to share new ideas are classic drivers of employee engagement. The common theme through these items is the performance management process, and, not surprisingly, these items are … Read More
9 Simple Ideas to Drive Employee Engagement
Clients often ask us for ideas on best practices for driving employee engagement. At Newmeasures, we believe that actions should be aligned based on the strategic objectives of the organization, as opposed to rolling out … Read More