Tag: engagement

How To Follow Up With A Recruiter – In 2021?

How To Follow Up With A Recruiter – In 2021?

A friend asked me to help his daughter write a formal follow-up letter to a prospective employer. After a few questions, it has become clear that the young lady has a good chance to land a job in an environment that will make her life miserable, where she will never be productive or at least […]

The 4-Day WorkWeek: The Good the Bad and the Ugly

The 4-Day WorkWeek: The Good the Bad and the Ugly (c) S. Brovkin

Recently, some major news media, many bloggers and numerous readers were delirious about the findings of several “four-day week” trials in the UK and Iceland (with more countries across the world joining in). Researches inform that those trials were an “overwhelming success,” with quite a few workers having moved to a shorter week while “productivity […]

Glassdoor Ratings and Reviews Revisited – Part 1

Glassdoor Ratings and Reviews Revisited – Part 1 Glassdoor Revisited

Glassdoor has been the go-to resource for job seekers. There is a good reason for employers to use GD as well because a clean Glass Door can double as a mirror. There are benefits on both sides of the Glassdoor: It is an information resource, a mirror, and a communication tool.

More Project Managers Not PMPs: The PM 2.0 Course Continues Growing…

More Project Managers Not PMPs: The PM 2.0 Course Continues Growing… PM 2.0 TidBits

Yes, the PM 2.0 Course continues growing, and so is my beard! Have you checked out the latest additions? To the PM 2.0 course, I mean? Here they are – click on the lessons’ thumbnails or use the Course Syllabus below.      In addition, or if you do not have time to […]

Maslow Revisited, Part IV: Culture Compass

Maslow Revisited, Part IV: Culture Compass Q7 Culture Compass

Q7Culture Compass, built on Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs supplemented with Schwartz’s Basic Human Values theory gives a better explanation to human behavior, societal changes, and helps determine company culture and person-to-organization fit based on values’ congruence.

Post-Lockdown Employee Engagement Survey

Post-Lockdown Employee Engagement Survey Employee Engagement Survey Do's and Don'ts

As we start seeing the light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, we realize that we are not going to get back to normal. The new normal will be different. The pandemic crisis has been an “up-or-out” test for most businesses. Only the teams that have engaged employees will come out stronger. As a […]

Productivity, Happiness, Engagement and IQ

Productivity, Happiness, Engagement and IQ Performance Engagement IQ

I merged and analyzed the available data on GDP (per capita), national IQs, happiness, and employee engagement worldwide, for 93 countries. My goal is to come up with practical suggestions to business leaders; thus, these observations are focused more on qualitative results and trends than on the “scientificity” of the idea. Here are my observations focused on qualitative results and trends.

Maslow Revisited. Part One: Hierarchy of Needs.

Maslow Revisited. Part One: Hierarchy of Needs.

Today, almost 50 years after Maslow’s death, all of us remember Maslow’s hierarchy of needs: a multicolored pyramid. However, Maslow never used the pyramid to illustrate his theory. Moreover, there are no steps.

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Behind the Glassdoor Reviews

Behind the Glassdoor Reviews

Glassdoor reviews and comments are very reliable. If you are considering a role with a new company, the Glassdoor reviews are your starting point. And if you are in a leadership position and care about your business, these anonymous reviews left by your colleagues may help you run the business better.

The Difference Between a Boss and a Leader (UpJourney)

The Difference Between a Boss and a Leader (UpJourney)

What are the key differences between a boss and a leader? Upjourney has put together a comprehensive collection of answers, including this new take from Collectiver: Leaders share the destination while bosses tell you how to drive A leader will never call himself a leader, while a boss gladly will. A leader will share the destination. A […]