Demetra Moore is the founder and CEO of Moore Out of Life based in Charlotte, North Carolina. As a certified professional coach and energy leadership master practitioner, she trains and consults organizations across the nation. When collaborating with organizations, Moore emphasizes how important it is for leaders to master their soft skills in order to keep their employees engaged and connected. “It’s important for employees to have effective communication, leadership, confidence, a positive attitude, relatability, emotional awareness, problem-solving skills, and time management,” she told BLACK ENTERPRISE. “We call these key success skills, also known as soft skills.” According to Moore, when company leaders lack soft skills, this can have a negative trickle-down effect on the company’s employees, culture, and bottom line. When employees don’t have good leadership to motivate them to meet expectations and deliver a great … [Read more...] about 7 Ways Soft Skills Keep Employees Engaged and Connected
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Published 6:01 am CDT, Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 How to make employee engagement a daily habit 1 / 1 Back to Gallery (BPT) - One of the latest business buzzwords this year is EX, or the employee experience. Organizations are beginning to realize that they need to create a positive employee experience in the same way they have focused on the customer experience. In this ever-tightening job market, it's mission critical to keep employees happy, fulfilled and challenged. Only then can they keep their customers happy. Focusing on EX means evaluating an employee's entire life cycle with the company, from before they even apply for a job to beyond their last day. It's so critical that Forbes even dubbed 2018 the Year of the Employee Experience. What is the EX, exactly? EX is not just about what it's like to work day-to-day in the office, and it's not about benefits, half-day Fridays, … [Read more...] about How to make employee engagement a daily habit
The good news is the big assist you can get from the increasing digitization of H.R. Steffen Maier Published 10:06 am CST, Monday, February 25, 2019 Photo: Pixdeluxe | Getty Images Photo: Pixdeluxe | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Pixdeluxe | Getty Images Enough About Employee 'Engagement'! Focus on the Digital Employee 'Experience' Instead. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery While employee engagement has long been a buzz phrase for companies, recently employee experience has become the new, trending focus. Think: a holistic approach that covers engagement, culture, performance management and career ownership, all rolled into one. … [Read more...] about Enough About Employee ‘Engagement’! Focus on the Digital Employee ‘Experience’ Instead.
Engaged employees stay longer, work harder and care more. John Boitnott Published 6:30 am CST, Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Photo: Chaay_Tee | Getty Images Photo: Chaay_Tee | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Chaay_Tee | Getty Images 5 Ways Employee Engagement Makes Your Company More Competitive 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Employee engagement has become something of a buzz phrase lately, which is unfortunate because busy entrepreneurs and business owners tend to tune out buzzwords. In this particular case, the buzz phrase refers to something that benefits companies in real, concrete ways. Simply put, the rewards of employee engagement make your business more … [Read more...] about 5 Ways Employee Engagement Makes Your Company More Competitive
Google CEO Sundar Pichai even sent employees an email supporting the walkout and promising the company would do better. Natalie Baumgartner Published 11:30 am CST, Tuesday, November 20, 2018 Photo: Bloomberg | Getty Images Photo: Bloomberg | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Bloomberg | Getty Images Could the Walkout Have Been a Positive Sign for Google's Employee Engagement? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery By the time any of us are in our early 20s and entering the workforce, our core values are pretty well set. This is not to say that we can’t change over time, but research shows that we don’t change much when it comes to the fundamental beliefs and … [Read more...] about Could the Walkout Have Been a Positive Sign for Google’s Employee Engagement?