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 […]

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Do Your Company Values Drive Employee Engagement?

What does your company stand for?  Better yet, what do you—as an individual—stand for?  Identifying and understanding the values and beliefs that define you (or your company) is a critical step in solidifying personal or corporate branding. To put it simply, company values define culture, and a company’s culture determines how employees act.  At DecisionWise, […]

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5 Tips To Master Employee Retention in 2020

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 […]

Ask Your Employees The Most Important Question

Understanding your Employee Value Proposition can tell you why your employees work for you (and why they might choose to leave). Do you know why your employees work for you? Suppress the desire to roll your eyes and respond with the no-brainer statement/question, “Uh… because they get paid?!” The question of why employees work for […]

UPMC and DecisionWise Win Gold for Excellence in Talent Management

PITTSBURGH, October, 15, 2019 – UPMC, a world-renowned health care provider and insurer, and DecisionWise, a leader in innovative employee engagement solutions, won a coveted Brandon Hall Group gold award in the Talent Management category for “Best Advance in Employee Engagement.” The winners are listed at: In 2018, UPMC experienced an increase in overall […]

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+ YEARS AS A CLIENTOF DECISIONWISE 80% ENGAGEMENT LEVEL Challenge: UPMC is operating in a healthcare […]

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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 […]

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 […]