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January 24, 2022
Managed work teams are still the norm but the concept of Self-Directed Work Teams (SDWT) dates as far back as the early 1960s. A Harvard Business School study found it became more mainstream in the 1990s by fast-food chain, Taco Bell. Since then, many companies such as 3M and Federal Express have successfully implemented the concept.
January 10, 2022
The traditional practice of yearly employee performance reviews is becoming taboo. It seems it’s time to move away from the annual performance appraisal process and into a continuous performance management process. We think you’ll agree as you read on.
December 9, 2021
We’re living in unprecedented times. The spike in unemployment due to COVID is at a level not seen in over seventy years. There are labor shortages all over the United States from hospitality to health to trades. What are the reasons and how can we get through it?
November 14, 2021
A recent survey found that a staggering 54% of Gen Z workers, which makes up 41% of the global workforce, are considering leaving their jobs. Reasons ranged from better benefits and pay to lack of advancement and the need for more challenging work. And in 2022, the employee turnover rate could possibly go higher. This is resulting in human resources divisions scratching their heads.
November 1, 2021
Career Start’s CEO Lindsay McCutchen Weighs In For years, many companies have offered flexible hours and the results have proven positive. Studies have shown that flexible work schedules boosts productivity and employee morale, increasing employee retention significantly. But beyond flexible Read the full article…