Ensure Your Employee Engagement Surveys Are Meaningful

CJC Employer Trends, HR News, Work Culture

Getting an honest pulse on what employees think about their job and the organization they work for is gold for any employer. Thoughtful, routine employee engagement surveys can help leaders determine if the top drivers of employee performance are clicking—a critical part of achieving business objectives. That’s why employee engagement surveys are ubiquitous in corporate America. But engagement surveys are …

Keeping the Workplace Civil During Election Season

CJC Employer Trends, HR News, Work Culture

The risk of heated conflict and polarizing tension among employees will likely intensify as the 2016 U.S. presidential contest rolls into its final stretch before Election Day on Nov. 8. Political discussions, like talking about social issues or events in the news, can hurt individual’s careers, hinder relationships among colleagues and create an unproductive and volatile work environment. What can …

Be Clear About Your Summer Dress Policy

Be Clear About Your Summer Dress Policy

CJC Employer Trends, Employment, Work Culture

The workplace is becoming increasingly informal, but if your organization has a summer (or relaxed or causal) dress policy, it must be clearly defined to avoid problems. According to a recent OfficeTeam survey of senior managers, U.S. workers are dressing more casually than they did five years ago. Nearly half of respondents said that their employees’ work attire is overly …

National Employee Benefits Day

It’s National Employee Benefits Day!

CJC Benefits, HR News, Work Culture

Today is National Employee Benefits Day. Created by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, it is a day to remember the role that benefits play in attracting and retaining your most important resource: your employees. The importance of benefits to your employees is more significant than ever. According to our own Workplace Benefits Study: • Eight out of 10 …

What Does Culture and Engagement Mean to You

What Does Culture and Engagement Mean To You?

CJC Employer Trends, HR News, Work Culture

Deloitte University Press recently published the results of its’ Human Global Capital Trends 2015 survey, of more than 3300 business leaders across 106 countries – one of the largest and most accurate reports available. The results are based on assessments of each organization’s readiness to meet the specific talent challenges facing the HR world today. Employee engagement and culture was …