Category Archives: Employee Engagament

Emotional Intelligence: What is it, and why should we measure it?

Emotional Intelligence: What is it, and why should we measure it? IQ vs EI Until recently, many companies relied on IQ as a gold standard measure of success. Employees and leaders with higher IQ were considered to be more successful, intelligent, and a better hire, and to an extent the evidence supported this[1]. However, many…
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Are Your Leaders Burning Out Your Employees?

Earlier this year, the World Health Organization classified Burn-Out as an occupational phenomenon resulting from chronic workplace stress. The phenomenon is characterized by the following symptoms[1]: Feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion Increased mental distance, negativity or cynicism toward one’s job; and Reduced professional efficacy This has detrimental effects on both the employee’s mental wellbeing…
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Your Employees Have A Voice…And You’d Better Start Listening

Employee feedback in the past was often limited to the yearly performance review. However, changes in employee expectations mean more organizations are providing regular feedback to their employees – and those that don’t are considered outdated and uncompetitive[1]. There are good reasons underlying this change - research has found regular feedback to bring a multitude…
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