Check out a few of the news stories that caught our eye this month. Stay tuned every month as we give you a rundown of the stories you might have missed.
Entrepreneur provides four tips for keeping employees motivated toward their workplace goals. Not surprisingly, consistent feedback and agile goal-setting help employees better understand expectations for their role.
Each month Gallup conducts a survey to determine employee engagement. In November, the research firm reported that the percentage of U.S. workers it considered engaged in their jobs is 32.1%. Gallup considers workers engaged based on key workplace elements such as professional opportunities, development and having their voices heard.
Number three on this list caught our eye. We’ll give you a hint – the “new normal” for performance management will not rely on annual processes. Instead, employees and managers will check in with one another much more regularly.
A common trait among great leaders is a commitment to developing engaging leaders. This article advises that, “Instead of just measuring engagement, focus on building leaders who can better engage with their colleagues – particularly in the light of changing employee expectations.”