Employers Group Blog Connection

Managing Remote Locations

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Wed, Mar 28, 2012

By: Charlie Martin, founder, engagementtoolbox.com

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Topics: workplace, management, best practices, business

The Positive Impact of Values on Performance Management

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Tue, Feb 28, 2012

By:  Charlie Martin, founder, engagementtoolbox.com

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Topics: development, performance, management, organization

New Years Resolutions - Make a Difference

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Fri, Jan 6, 2012

by Charlie Martin, founder, engagementtoolbox.com

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Topics: human resources, office, management, employee relationship, business

The Gold Standard of Workforce Engagement

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Thu, Nov 17, 2011

By:  Charlie Martin, Founder, engagementtoolbox.com

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Topics: Employer, motivating employees, value-add, employee retention, workplace, management, employee relationship, employee, workplace benefits, retaining employees, rewarding employees

Make 2012 The Year to Break Free of Fear

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Wed, Nov 16, 2011

 

Executive Next Practices Forum
 
Connect  Collaborate  Innovate

Breaking the FEAR Barrier

Special Presentation by GALLUP author Tom Rieger
(NOTE: All registered attendees receive a copy of this new book)

Tom Rieger and guest C-Level executives from Bank of America, Qualcomm, Parsons, Time Warner, and others will examine how poor decision making, territorial thinking and outdated allegiance to past practices are crippling creativity, employee engagement, growth and organizational synergy. Working from his recently published book attendees will learn:

  • How to identify and remove organization barriers to productivity, synergy and growth.

  • Why customer service and satisfaction actually declines as internal customer service policies increase.

  • 3 key steps to take now to remove organization silos and prevent "internal empire building".

This highly interactive session will examine new strategies and approaches to decision making, process reviews, collaboration and cross functional team innovation/effectiveness. 2012 will be the year with NO FEAR!

Register today at one of two southern California events:

Date:  Tuesday, December 6
Time: 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. (Breakfast will be served)
Location:  Taco Bell World Headquarters
1 Glen Bell Way - Executive Conference Center
Irvine, CA 92618 
Cost: $65 (on or before November 30) / $95 (thereafter)
Visit: www.regonline.com/oc-december to register. 

 
Date:  Wednesday, December 7
Time: 7:30 -9:30 a.m. (Breakfast will be served)
Location: Pepperdine/Graziadio School of Business & Management
6100 Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045 
Cost: $65 (on or before November 30) / $95 (thereafter)
Visit: www.regonline.com/la-december to register. 
 

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Topics: workplace, human resources, management, best practices, business

Set Your Business For Success in 2012

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Wed, Nov 9, 2011

On November 2, Employers Group and Engagement Toolbox partnered to bring business professionals a timely webinar, "Planning for Success in 2012".  

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Topics: Employer, strategy, human resources, Employers Group, event, management

Workforce Engagement is Personal

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Tue, Oct 25, 2011

By:  Charlie Martin, Founder, engagementtoolbox.com

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Topics: motivating employees, employee retention, workplace, management, employee

Transforming Leadership

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Mon, Oct 17, 2011

 

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Topics: development, human resources, Employers Group, leadership, management

WEBINAR: Planning for Success in 2012

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Fri, Oct 14, 2011

Planning for Success in 2012

Join us for a Webinar on November 2 from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

 

To register just follow the link:
https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/266564174

 

"Planning for Success in 2012" will provide a clear undertanding of how to think about and design your annual plan for effective implementation in 2012.  The webinar will identify the essential elements of a good plan and provide solid usable tips about how to develop each of the elements.

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Topics: strategy, human resources, Employers Group, management, business

Steps to Building Trust at Work

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Tue, Sep 27, 2011
By:  Charlie Martin, Founder, engagementtoolbox.com
Trust is one of the many things that is critical to creating an engaged workforce.
The following list identifies a few things that must be present in the work place to support an environment of trust:
  • Information will be shared freely.
  • Information will not be used as power and withheld; it will be shared for mutual gain.
  • Diversity and difference of opinions will be welcomed and encouraged.
  • Healthy debate will be appreciated and used to get to the best answer.
  • Everyone will be appreciated for her or his contribution.
  • Expectations will be crisp and clear. There will be no ambiguity about what is expected and disagreements can be discussed and resolved.
  • Commitments made will be commitments kept.
  • Ownership of issues will be the norm.
  • The messenger will not be shot; bad news will be dealt with in a positive way.
  • Management’s words will be believable.
  • Communication will be open and go in both directions easily.
  • The environment will be predictable.

Without trust you cannot achieve sustained excellence. Without trust there will be no risk taking and everybody will be covering his or her backside.
It is impossible to reach out and grab the future when your hands are covering your butt.
 

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Topics: workplace, management, employee relationship, employee