Category: Employee Engagement

Are We Seeing Glimmers of Strategies for the Workforce of 2040?

T. H. Easter Consulting has been talking with clients about preparing for the workforce of the future for a few years. Now it looks like some companies are taking proactive steps in that direction. We know that the Millennial Generation is looking for more flexibility, greater work/life balance and more meaningful engagement in their work…. Read more »

Our Leader is Gone, Now What?

Given the instability that is being fomented in this presidential election, it seems timely to consider how the United States has managed a massive leadership transition every four or eight years up to this point without outbreaks of violence, rebellion or war. Rough and tumble though the campaigns may be, no one outside of a… Read more »

Law Firm’s First Latina Partner

A recent article in the New York Times about the partnership of the first Latina woman at Cravath, Swaine and Moore, an historic white shoe law firm in New York, demonstrates the positive impact proactive measures can have on a diverse individual’s success, and ultimately a business’s diversity efforts. This article underscores that the importance… Read more »

Next Generation Employee Engagement; T.H. Easter Consulting Welcomes Jean C. Wood, Ph.D.

According to Gallup’s State of the American Workplace Report, 70 percent of employees feel disconnected from the work they’re doing, making employee engagement a strategic business priority. The fact is, cultivating strong employee engagement results in high performing organizations, and we work with clients in the most highly competitive industries to help them achieve even… Read more »

#MindTheGap – Millennials’ Perspectives of The Leadership Gap

There’s a leadership gap, and it spans beyond the inner circle of senior management. Today’s millennials believe company leaders focus on profit and reward when they should focus on people. Millennials want their leaders to prioritize employee well-being (37%) and employee growth and development (32%), according to the 2015 Deloitte Millennial Survey – profiled recently… Read more »

Company Culture Extends Beyond the Water Cooler to Impact an Entire Profession

Close to 40 percent of women with engineering degrees either leave the profession or never enter the field. The main culprit? Company culture. A recent study by the national Project on Women Engineers’ Retention (POWER) – featured on NPR.com – found the engineering workplace unfriendly and even hostile to women. Respondents said engineering companies did… Read more »

Social Media for Employee Engagement

Top performing companies build relationships with their employees through social media and leverage their core values to empower their employees to be brand ambassadors, according to a recent study by LinkedIn cited in this Forbes.com article It’s true, cultivating strong employee engagement results in high performing organizations. New business trends, including an increase in the… Read more »

Keep Calm and Engage On – Best Practices for Diversity & Inclusion Programs

According to Gallup’s recent State of the American Workplace Report, each and every day an astonishing 70% of employees feel disconnected from the work they’re doing. The average diversity and inclusion programming does nothing to address this because, quite simply, it is not seen as integral to the operational and strategic focus of the company.