Do you love your workplace?

According to a study by the Best Practice Institute (BPI) and Career Systems International (CSI), nearly 60% of today’s employees dislike or are neutral about their workplace.* That’s a startling statistic when you consider that employees who love their workplace are four times more likely to perform at higher levels than those who are not. […]

Creating a Most Loved Workplace

A new study from the Best Practice Institute (BPI) and Career Systems International (CSI) revealed that employees who love their workplace are four times more likely to perform at higher levels than those who don’t. And what drives this love more than anything else is a feeling of value and respect from others. How do […]

How to Get Great Employees to Stay

              Recently, Dr. Beverly Kaye was interviewed by Pete Mockaitis for a How to Awesome at Your Job podcast. Dr. Kaye is the co-author of a book, Hello Stay Interviews, Goodbye Talent Loss. In this podcast, she discusses how to get great employees to stick around with stay interviews, some stay questions […]

Creating the New Year

This post was written by Beverly Crowell, EVP, Career Systems International It’s a new year filled with promise. Resolutions have been made and some already broken. It can all be a bit overwhelming. So, give yourself a break and pledge to do just one thing in 2017. Be more awesome than last year! Here are […]

Looking Back to Look Ahead

By Beverly Crowell, EVP, Career Systems International “Self-reflection is the school of wisdom.” – Baltasar Gracian Chances are you’ve heard about the 70-20-10 rule. The rule states that 70% of our learning comes from experience, 20% though exposure to others, and 10% from education. As a training professional, I generally agree. However, there is one […]

Rethinking Career Mobility

Blog post by Beverly Kaye, Founder, Career Systems International December 1st was a celebration. With the teamwork of two co-authors from Career Systems (Lindy Williams and Lynn Cowart), we turned in a manuscript on a new book titled Up Is Not The Only Way: Rethinking Career Mobility. We’ve been hard at work on it for […]

Three Tips for Managers

Managers play a critical role in engaging and retaining their employees. Following are three tips ignite engagement across generations. Activate CAREERS: Every individual has different ideas about what makes for satisfying work – here a manager has the ability, as a career coach, to create common ground. Encourage employee responsibility for their career and provide support. […]

When the Thrill is Gone, So Are They

By Beverly Kaye and Sharon Jordan-Evans Long considered a frivolous complaint, workplace boredom is a serious issue threatening morale, productivity, and retention. Yet plenty of actions, short of miracles, are within the control of every manager who is willing to work in concert with energetic and creative employees who are open to them. For starters, […]

Trust and the Stay Interview

Do they trust you enough for this conversation? By Sharon Jordan-Evans and Beverly Kaye Trust (actually lack of trust) is often the “elephant in the room.”   No one wants to really talk about it or recognize it, so we talk over it, under it, around it.  Ultimately though, the elephant is in the way – […]

Motivating and Retaining a Multigenerational Workforce

Today’s workplace contains multiple generations working side-by-side, each bringing its unique perspective and expectations. No wonder we have plenty of opportunities for generation gaps. Challenge yourself to worry less about generational labels and instead ask yourself, “How are they different? Similar? And how can that knowledge help me keep them?” You may be surprised. Based […]