Employee engagement in the New Year: Help them feel well

Dave Clemens

The New Year has begun, and helping your employees feel more engaged may be on your list of resolutions for 2016. If so, you might want to consider the results of a study by two consulting firms, Quantum Workplace and Limeade. According to the study, which is based on the results of a nationwide survey…

As the year ends, let’s raise a glass to … lower productivity??

Dave Clemens

The image of the hung-over employee has been impressed into our consciousness by a thousand stories and visuals — you know, the cartoon of the guy fast asleep under his desk — and it often takes on comic overtones. But according to a new study on the effects of excessive alcohol consumption, the workplace effects…

Study indicates employers allow bias against the disabled to crimp their hiring

Dave Clemens

Are you prepared to artificially and arbitrarily limit your recruiting pool next time you need to fill an important job? Few HR people or hiring managers would answer “yes.” Yet, according to a new study done by researchers at Rutgers and Syracuse universities, employers are likely to do exactly this if the applicant self-reports as…