The Advanced Medical Technology Association two years ago suggested that “the innovation ecosystem that supports medical technology is severely stressed.”
In our previous blog on disengaged employees, we cited research from the Gallup organization that indicates 30% of employees in the U.S. are not engaged at work, and that disengagement negatively affects important company metrics such as: customer ratings, profitability, productivity and quality, absenteeism, employee theft, turnover and safety. Gallup’s research shows that when employees are more engaged, all those metrics improve.
70% of U.S. employees are disengaged at work. Gallup has found that employee disengagement negatively affects things that really matter to companies: customer ratings, profitability, productivity and quality, absenteeism, employee theft, turnover and safety. Conversely, when employee engagement levels are raised, everything gets better. So what’s the secret to employee engagement?
Part II: Strategy
A five-part series that will help navigate you through, what some consider, the necessary evil . . . NETWORKING.
The way a company treats their contingent workers may become increasingly important as they attempt to attract that highly experienced talent.
“If I could give to my clients just one gift, it would be the freedom – the willingness – to think outside the box,” noted Paula Norbom, President of Talencio. She explained that as she visits with both Life Science executives and technical professionals, she senses real diligence and focus on getting the job done. And that is quite a…
The 2013 State of Independence in America divides their survey’s respondents into what they call “task takers” and “job makers.” It’s a useful distinction because it highlights two very different but parallel tracks that contract workers have open to them. “Task Takers vs. Job Makers” When you work for an employer full-time for a specified period the report would categorize…
Statistics and descriptors of the independent workforce in the U.S. have been hard to come by. The government categories and statistical focus (developed during the Depression) don’t catch the workforce variations that are becoming increasingly important. For example, many government statistics only count people/businesses that have legally incorporated in their self-employed category.