November 17, 2015

How To Give Constructive Feedback Your People Want To Hear

The Right Time It is better to give feedback sooner than later. How soon depends on the specific situation. When a teammate does a good job, you should pay her or him a compliment as soon as possible. Whenever other people are affected by a certain behavior, try to address the issues in time so further damage can be avoided. If strong emotion is involved, it is wise to wait till the heat has gone before giving any comments. Choose the right time for your feedback. Impraises mobile app can help you share feedback right when it matters the most. […]
November 18, 2015

5 Great Ways To Shatter Employee Engagement

More than 2 million people quit their job each month, and the No. 1 reason is the quality of the relationship they have with their direct supervisor. It stands to reason, as managers are more likely to have daily interactions with employees, and they are usually the benchmark that employees use to judge a company’s culture. However, only 32 percent of employees are truly engaged in their work, and we suspect it has something to do with these five manager behaviors that kill engagement: 1. They don’t recognize and reward employees. A recent Interact/Harris Poll of 1,000 U.S. employees saw […]