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46% of US workers would suffer almost anything to avoid attending meetings—including getting a root canal
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46% of US workers would suffer almost anything to avoid attending meetings—including getting a root canal

In a recent Harris poll, sponsored by the online collaboration company Clarizen, 46 percent of respondents said they'd prefer to do almost anything else instead of sittng in a status meeting. Seventeen percent said they would choose to watch paint dry. Eight percent said they would opt for root canal.

Source: www.inc.com

The report concluded that, if a team eliminated status meetings, they’d see productivity increase by 20%. Impressive!


Not in the same office with your manager? Here are some tips for success.
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Not in the same office with your manager? Here are some tips for success.

"Scott Berkun started his career and spent nearly a decade at Microsoft. He rose to become a lead program manager, running a team that worked on Internet Explorer. But in 2010, he was offered a job at Automattic, the company behind the blogging platform WordPress.com."

Source: www.govexec.com

Takeaways: 

1) Talk things out in advance

2) Don't be afraid to be a bit more aggressive.

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Six Steps to Attracting and Retaining the Best and Brightest in 2015
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Six Steps to Attracting and Retaining the Best and Brightest in 2015

As the economy continues to improve, so does the job market, and some employees may be considering their options. Companies worldwide are doubling down on their retention and recruitment initiative...

Source: chicagocreativespace.com

In short: Use different channels, find a way to stand out, recognize that your workplace matters, appeal to a range of age groups, offer flexibility, and get creative.


Engagement & Well-Being, they go hand in hand says this #VirginPulse report
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Engagement & Well-Being, they go hand in hand says this #VirginPulse report

"Today’s employees face unprecedented demands on their time and energy. People are stressed out, overwhelmed, sidelining healthy habits, and unable to engage fully at work or in life. Companies are increasingly turning to employee engagement and wellness programs to improve well-being, boost engagement and productivity, and ultimately reverse these trends."

Source: community.virginpulse.com

The report points to an inextricable link between employee well-being and engagement, but middle managers are skeptical. 


Sadly, the majority of employers do not measure the impact of the wellness and well-being programs.


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