A new report, PwC’s NextGen: A global generational study, reveals that enhancing workplace flexibility and equity between work and home is one of the keys to improving job satisfaction among Millennials. According to the report, while younger workers are more tech-savvy, globally focused, informal, and willing to share information, they do not feel more entitled or less committed than their non-Millennial counterparts, and are willing to work just as hard.
There are many articles which provide valuable information about what performance management is and what it isn’t and how to conduct a proper employee evaluation. However, there is not much on how to actually deal with underperformance once identified. Knowing how to have an effective conversation about an employee performance problem is one of the hardest things for any manager to do, new or experienced, and should be taken very seriously for the greatest impact (improving performance).
All employees are accountable for something, but very few fully understand exactly what they are accountable for, according to a new study conducted by Wayne Hochwarter, the Jim Moran Professor of Business Administration in Florida State University’s College of Business, and research associate Allison Batterton. The research, which assessed the opinions of more than 750 blue- and white-collar employees across multiple job environments, had a number of objectives. read more »