by Brian Meharry
Smart comp and benefits pros are resolving to make 2013 a year of thoughtful, deliberate change. Here are five important New Year’s resolutions to consider.
1. Embrace change in your employees. As the economy regains its footing, employees are relying more on their employers to engage them. Do your part.
Towers Watson’s 2012 Global Workforce Study refers to the importance of “sustainable engagement”—that is, having 100% of the workforce optimally engaged. That doesn’t happen automatically. Employees expect their organizations to supply all of the tools and resources they need to do their jobs. They expect to work in an environment that supports their well-being. They even expect work to be fun.
Let employees know what the company’s goals are. Be clear about what is expected of them. Give them rewards and recognition when they meet those goals.
Most important, offer them on-the-job help to manage day-to-day s...(register to read more)
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