Tag Archives: Human resources

Can leaders affect employee behavior?

A recent survey revealed that that 4 out of every 10 Americans have experienced #workplace hostility, and 38% believe that workplace is getting ruder and more unpleasant. What accounts for this? According to the study, 65% of #employees blame their #leaders. So, what can leaders to do make a better work environment? Here’s how they can start:

What can leaders do to increase workplace civility? Can leaders affect employee behavior? Absolutely.

Can leaders demand civility? | SmartBlogs

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Employee Engagement And Your Operational Strategy

This excellent article, suggests that operational strategy development must take into account the needs of employee engagement efforts, and it offers three tips to follow to ensure that both business strategy and employee engagement are mutually supportive.

The reality is, everyone is responsible for employee engagement – including the employee. Executives are responsible for their own engagement as well as creating a culture that facilitates quality engagement. HR is responsible for working with employees to understand and meet their development needs as well as partner with managers to help give action to these efforts.

Employee Engagement And Your Operational Strategy | The Leadership Advisor

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Job Applicants Stop the Social-Media Sabotage

6 ways job applicants shoot themselves in the foot on social media

More than 40% of hiring managers say they have passed on a job candidate because of content on their social media profiles, according to a CareerBuilder survey. Among the most common red flags were racy photos, references to alcohol and drug use, and rants and name-calling relating to previous employers. #jobsearch #jobseekers

Companies are finding more inappropriate content on job applicants’ social media profiles

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How To Be A Social Intrapreneur

How To Be A Social Intrapreneur: Persistence, Resilience, and Patience

Intrapreneurs’ productivity is superior to employees that are accustomed to the classic patterns of command and control, according to Teixeira de Morais. Moreover, the satisfaction generated by projects they champion that show measurable impacts increases the motivation of team members, and provides a positive climate for high-level collaboration.

So what is needed for a professional, who has good ideas and wants to become a successful social intrapreneur? “Be persistent, resilient, and patient,” Teixeira de Morais advises.

Why? Because “the complexity of such projects requires an ability to connect different relationship standards, profiles, and departments,” she said. “Perhaps this is the greatest contribution of an intrapreneur. It might be not easy, but it is definitely worth it.”

Most Brazilians, including emerging entrepreneurs, find their path to opportunities blocked because they cannot gain access to financial services. Without educational and business training, they have difficulty getting banks to provide capital for new products, and to scale-up their businesses.

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