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Employee Engagement Becoming More Important In the Interview Process

16 March, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Too many CEOs do not “go to an employee’s office and thank them for doing a good job. They try to delegate that to their HR departments, but you can’t. If you want to be the leader, then you have to appreciate and respect your employees. One way too show them is to get off […] Read more»

Poor Employee Engagement, Challenges With Quality of Care Linked

30 June, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
Today we look at the whole issue of employee engagement, or rather the sad state of poor employee engagement throughout the US.  Fully half of America’s workers are not fully engaged and one-fourth are actively disengaged, according to a Gallup survey. In manufacturing, unengaged employees produce crummy cars or products that work when you see […] Read more»

An Employee Engagement Turnaround Story

2 March, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
A wise and seasoned, if not a little cynical CEO I know, once described the payroll process at a former hospital as “distributing cash to zombies” or “paying people for something we are not getting.” In other words, paying employees just to show up. He also described that hospital’s payroll and benefit plan as the […] Read more»