Are Happy Employees Better Employees?

“Leave your personal problems at home.” “I don’t care, just get it done.” “You’re lucky to have a job at all.” Are you guilty of saying – or thinking – any of these things? If you are, it’s time for a reality check. Sentiments like these are one reason why only 29% of employees fully… Read more »

Three Reasons You Need to Empower Your Workforce Now

What do we mean when we speak of employee empowerment? A great definition comes from the Human Capital Institute, which partnered with RiseSmart for an in-depth research project called “Career Empowerment: Building an Empowered Workforce.” According to HCI, career empowerment, or employee empowerment, is “an employee’s ability to influence their own career path and pursue… Read more »