Posts tagged employee talk
If you’ve read any of my recent blogs or articles you’ll have realised that I’ve started to hone in on the topic of employee engagement.
I’m in my very early exploratory phase of this topic so if my rantings seem a little naïve to those of you who consider yourself ‘employee engagement/empowerment’ gurus then please forgive me.
One small observation I’d like to make based on my own experience inside a number of large organisations (you know who you are) is that employee engagement which many consider to be a fancy term for internal communication is a very low priority for many More >
I attended a networking lunch with the wonderful Athena Network earlier in the year where a guest speaker Linda Anderson enlightened the group on the subject of getting a bit more balance in our lives. In her opening statement she made a great point. The term work-life balance needs to have a new name because your ‘work’ and your ‘life’ are not two separate entities ie. your work is part of your life no matter what you do for a living.
From that day forward I haven’t been able to use the term and from hereon in I More >
I was meeting with a client recently who raised the issue of staff’s interaction on social media and whether the organisation should have a social media policy that would ‘forbid’ its staff to comment about the company on their personal social media profiles (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, etc.).
Although this may sound like an appealing way to avoid any ‘damage control’ situation, it may well bring more problems then solutions…
• In this day and age, people are used to expressing their opinions and ideas and sharing information on the internet. Trying to ‘forbid’ them to do such a thing could backfire and More >