Industry News: October 2015

5 Innovative Ways to Improve Employee Engagement for Millennials
Business.com
With the number of millennials projected to be 75.3 million according to the U.S. Census Bureau, they will surpass the populations of the Baby Boomers and Generation X this year. It’s no wonder more and more business executives are placing the futures of their companies in the hands of Generation Y…Link to complete article (opens in new window)

10 Unique Ways Leaders Bond With Employees
FastCompany
At startups, it’s easy for leadership to connect with employees—they often just need to shout out to someone two desks down. But when companies grow beyond a few dozen employees, staying connected becomes a challenge… Link to complete article (opens in new window)

Improving Employee Engagement for Millennials via the Hiring Process
Business2Community
Before you can figure out how to get the highest performance out of your millennial workers, you have to recognize what millennials are thinking and feeling about their work life. Jibe’s blog post breaks down a study by Deloitte that consisted of almost 8,000 millennials talking about leadership, how businesses operate, and how a business might impact society…Link to complete article (opens in new window)

5 Employee Incentives That Actually Work
FastCompany
Entrepreneurs and business owners are constantly dealing with two big staffing issues: attracting top talent and retaining it. We all want a capable, well-rounded staff for our companies. No matter how specialized the role you’re hiring for, versatility still usually tops the list of qualifications. It’s also something employees themselves tend to value: if you don’t give your staff a variety of new challenges, they won’t grow professionally and may begin looking elsewhere…Link to complete article (opens in new window)

Good people make good leaders
Washington Post
Fred Kiel, author of Return on Character: The Real Reason Leaders and Their Companies Win, conducted a seven-year study of more than 100 CEOs, their companies and 8,500 of their employees. What he found was that leaders of strong character achieved up to five times the return on assets as did leaders of weak character…Link to complete article (opens in new window)

How Employee Engagement Benefits Your Bottom Line
Huffington Post
You’ve heard it time and time again. The best way to attract customers is by engaging them. What happens, though, when you engage your employees? Does this bring benefits to your bottom line? It can and will when employee engagement is encouraged and implemented throughout your entire organization. From higher rates of employee retention to improved productivity, worker engagement brings about three primary benefits…Link to complete article (opens in new window)

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