Is Your Brand Attracting and Retaining Top Talent?

Is Your Brand Attracting and Retaining Top Talent?

REI Doubles Down on Its Brand Promise Is Your Brand Attracting and Retaining Top Talent? On October 27, 2015, $2.2 billion outdoor recreation specialty retailer REI sent a letter to its 5.5 million co-op members: It would be closing its stores on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year. More than that, the […]

Engagement at UPMC

Flexible for a fast paced, changing world WATCH THE STORY “DecisionWise has the ability to morph and change alongside our needs and understand the nuances of UPMC.” Joe Dicianno, Ph.D. Manager, Talent Management and Organizational Development 80K EMPLOYEES SURVEYED 10 Yrs. AS A CLIENTOF DECISIONWISE 80% ENGAGEMENT LEVEL Challenge: UPMC is operating in a healthcare […]

Employee Retention

4 Reasons Why Employee Retention Is a Challenge in 2019

“Back in the day we used to walk to work, in the snow, uphill, both ways!” Yeah, we’ve all heard it before. The older generation in the workforce had it much rougher than we do today, right? For the most part I would say that’s pretty much true. I look at my father who started […]

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5 Tips To Master Employee Retention in 2019

Every organization has three implicit or explicit contracts: Brand, Transactional, and Psychological. When we consider how to master employee retention, most of the intangible moments and nonverbal interactions in a company fall squarely within the oft-neglected Psychological contract. But as it turns out, it may be the most crucial. As discussed in the book, The […]

Infographic: What Does An Engaged Organization Look Like?

To create an engaged organization, you need the energy of employees communicating, collaborating, building trust, and promoting shared values. That’s when magic happens! When those things are missing, the results can be tragic. View this infographic to see the difference between engaged and disengaged organizations. Download the PDF version ENGAGED DISENGAGED Employees take primary RESPONSIBILITY […]

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3 Ways to Align Expectations Within Your Team

A few years ago, I wrote an article for about why it is more important to align expectations than to merely manage them. This blog is a follow-up discussion to that original article. More than ever, proactive leadership is critical in today’s world of complex communication.  When we simply manage expectations, the implied meaning […]

Engage Your Workforce

It Takes Magic: 5 Ways To Reenergize and Engage Your Workforce

Why Engage Your Workforce? Employee engagement is an emotional state where employees feel passionate, energetic, and committed to their work. Why take the time to engage your workforce?  Because it translates into employees who give their hearts, spirits, minds, and hands to deliver a high level of performance to the organization. When we first look […]

Employee Turnover

Employee Turnover Employee Turnover: simply the act of replacing one employee for another. Turnover most often comes in two types: voluntary (the employee chooses to leave) and involuntary (the employee is asked or forced to leave) turnover. Additionally, there are levels of turnover we describe as regrettable vs. acceptable turnover. ​Voluntary turnover occurs when an […]