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Corporate Culture defined and How to Create a Strong Culture in an Organization.

Posted by PeopleFirst on Aug 23, 2018 11:40:43 AM

We often hear the term ‘corporate culture’ in our office or corporate life. Companies around the globe, especially in South East Asia are focusing on building strong workplace and corporate culture.

88% of employees believe organizational culture is an important aspect of their work life. Gone are the days when the conventional workplace ethics and consulting methods work. Now is the time to adopt a more dynamic workplace culture.

For instance, traditional hierarchical company policies are now being replaced by a more open practices, defined by equality and communication. But what does the term mean and why is it important? Let us take a look.

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Topics: ER Highlights, Culture

Role of A Well-Defined Strategy for Employee Retention in the Organization

Posted by PeopleFirst on Aug 13, 2018 5:42:29 PM

A well-defined employee retention methods will have a positive and significant impact on the turnover rate of your organization.

According to the Leigh Branham, the Strategic Planning Consultant, more than 70 percent of the managers tend to think that it is the pay that causes an employee to leave. On the contrary, about 88 percent of the employees tend to leave respective jobs not only because of pay but also other factors that may include:

  • Employees often feel the workplace or job doesn’t match their expectation before joining the firm.
  • A mismatch between the job and the skills held by the employee.
  • Minimal coaching with no feedback for the same.
  • Minimal advancement or growth opportunities.
  • Employees feel devalued or unrecognized.
  • Minimal work-life balance that causes stress.
  • Loss of confidence or trust in the senior leaders.
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Topics: Communication, Culture, Employee Engagement, employee retention, ER Highlights, leaders, Management

These Key HR Steps Will Help You To Retain Your Top Employees

Posted by PeopleFirst on Apr 23, 2018 5:43:06 PM

In an earlier post, I covered the potential of pulse survey data to unlock the secrets of employee motivation and retention. GoogleAmazon, and Adidas, among others, have already reported making strides in this direction.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, ER Highlights, HR analytics, Leadership

How Traditional Employee Engagement Can Crush Productivity

Posted by PeopleFirst on Feb 26, 2018 5:32:23 PM

When it comes to creating employee engagement, 87% of organizations cited it as being one of their top priorities. An estimated 66% of companies survey their people regularly. Yet, in their 2017 global study, Gallup finds that only 15% of employees are engaged at work.

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Topics: Culture, Employee Engagement, ER Highlights, HR analytics, Management, Performance Management