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 »
Category: Employee Engagement
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
T.H. Easter Consulting announced the launch of its first white paper: “Diversity Impact in Competitive Industries: Inclusion Beyond the Check Box for Energy, Power, Law and Professional Services,” which is available for download.