By Kelly Azevedo
A recent Pew study reveals what many people have already observed: re-employed workers -- those who lose their jobs and are then hired elsewhere -- are more likely to consider themselves overqualified for what becomes their current position and are less likely to get a sense of identify from... Read More »
The most productive workers are often thought of as those who love their work. But even the best of workers can be hampered by poor leadership.
Further evidence of that is contained in new research which shows that leaders who lack empathy demonstrate poor leadership skills, and a significant number of them... Read More »
At 8.6 percent, the nation's unemployment rate remains stubbornly high. But the lack of jobs isn't keeping some workers from quitting their jobs in search of new ones -- or at least planning for eventual departure from their current employers.
Recent surveys have found that most employees would leave their... Read More »
It may be hard to believe, but even with the nation's unemployment rate stuck at around 9 percent, there are plenty of workers calling it quits. Fed up with lack of opportunity or having to "do more with less," a greater number of employees are heading for the exits.
Nearly 1.1 million workers left their... Read More »
Not long after Sheila Bair was appointed to chair the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in 2006, senior officials at the FDIC sat down in a series of meetings to discuss what to do about a disturbing statistic.
"We couldn't figure out why our agency was 25th in the rankings" of employee satisfaction,... Read More »
There are lots of buzzwords bandied about to refer to employees and their ability to be effective on the job. One of the current batch is "engagement" -- the amount of enthusiasm and interest workers bring to the job. High levels of work engagement, the thinking goes, means a productive and happy... Read More »