How much did that guy pick?!? Is he pulling his weight? Is he making me money? Is employee performance management about tracking productivity, or about making your employees more productive? I think I can hear some of you saying, these are the same thing. I disagree, and here’s why. Employee productivity is a metric. It is a measure of how many widgets did Sally pick. It is a blind metric, in that it doesn’t care how many interruptions she had, or if she had to stop and he
Too often, sacrifices in workplace safety and health are made in the name of cost-savings or misplaced assurance that “an incident will never happen here.” Safety professionals offer recommendations that fall on deaf ears, are met with blank stares, or are brushed off as unimportant, extraneous matters. So forget about best practices, employer responsibility, or even laws and regulations that stipulate safety requirements. Let’s talk money. Rather than categorize safety inves
What makes going to work easier on the employee? Many employers offer all sorts of amenities to their employees to ease the work-life balance Recently this article was shared with me. Reading it all I could think was how amazing this would actually be if more places offered this service.
When I was a new nurse the hospital I worked for was really fancy and new. Working there was lovely. The hospital had an amazing cafeteria, coffee shop, nurses lounge, and even a concierge
Morning! We are just a month into the summer of 2019. Although the temperatures are hot, it’s been cool to spend some time with my son on his quest to compete at the next level in athletics. He has been playing football since the 4th grade and will be entering his junior year of high school in the fall. He was fortunate enough to be invited to several elite college football camps this summer. His high school 7 on 7 team qualified for a trip to the Texas State Championships