A young man recently called in to Barbara Corcoran's Business Unusual podcast with a seemingly straightforward question. Her answer was surprising, but spot-on. Should he finish his degree in computer science, he wondered, or quit college? He felt he could learn the same knowledge much faster on his own, outside the ...
February 3, 2020Angus Young
In the 19th and early 20th centuries, 234 of New York City’s 241 clothing factories were owned by Jews with production worth $55 million annually. By 1900, the industry grossed over $100 million a year and employed 45,000 people. By 1913, there were over 16,000 small-size factories, most with 10 or ...
January 27, 2020Angus Young
3. Establish a flexible, humane, inclusive workplace The third major element of an irresistible organization is the need to build a flexible, humane, and inclusive workplace. Most employees today have complicated lives. Studies show that 68 percent of women would rather have more free time than make more money, and while ...
March 7, 2018Lumesse Africa
Becoming irresistible: A new model for employee engagement Deloitte Review Issue 16 Josh Bersin January 26, 2015 The employee-work contract has changed, compelling business leaders to build organizations that engage employees as sensitive, passionate, creative contributors. Two years of research and discussions with hundreds of clients suggest ...
March 5, 2018Lumesse Africa
Data Proves that Culture, Values, and Career are Biggest Drivers of Employment Brand by joshbersin · We just completed a detailed analysis of Glassdoor data among more than 6,000 companies and 2.2 million employees and I ...
January 23, 2018Lumesse Africa
Happy employees are more productive. So why is engagement still seen by some as a potential waste of budget? Employee engagement still causes plenty of debate. Is it a crucial investment – and a critical business measure – or a complete waste of time, effort and budget? The jury, for ...
January 11, 2018Lumesse Africa
Trends in HR are ever changing. Every year new trends arise due to the issues that HR face and the discussion around how to solve them. Employee experience is the latest trend taking hold of the HR industry. With companies being faced with the task of creating environments that make people genuinely ...
December 14, 2017Lumesse Africa
41. Have Occasional Photo or Video Contests The days when you needed a thousand-dollar camera setup to produce even halfway decent photos are long gone. With today's technology, anyone with a smartphone and a good eye can capture something worthwhile. One way that you ...
November 10, 2017Lumesse Africa
31. Hire from the Inside First For employees that are concerned with upward movement within an organization, there's nothing more discouraging than working for a company that tends to hire from the outside only. Outside hires are more common than most people would like to admit, ...
November 9, 2017Lumesse Africa
As important as it is to work towards improving your organization's levels of employee engagement, there's no getting around the fact that it can be rather difficult. But it doesn't have to be that way. CEOs, managers, and "higher-ups" need all the help they can get in order to ensure that their ...
November 6, 2017Lumesse Africa