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Why Employee Engagement IS Important, Steve Tobak!

In a recent Inc. article, Management Consultant Steve Tobak argued that employee engagement is NOT important to business. He called it the management fad of the millennium which made our team at Viatech Global cringe. Employee engagement is one of the most important parts of your business. As an established business you have developed the majority of your products and services. While there are changes, the overall strategy, mission, vision and values have been established and implemented. Now you’re handling internal and external customers, employees and managers. Employees who are not engaged tell bad [...]

By |2020-02-11T22:18:15+00:00February 11th, 2020|Employee Engagement|0 Comments

Be an Effective Networker!

Ever go to a social event and meet a person who just would not stop talking about themselves? You ask a friend about their vacation and before they get two sentences out this other person interrupts with their story of visiting that same place. Every time your friend tries to continue, the other guy [...]

By |2020-02-11T18:45:33+00:00January 28th, 2020|Behavior, Employee Engagement, Interviewing, Leadership|0 Comments

Why Your Desk Has Wheels: Learning from Innovators

The last time you started a job you may have felt that your new boss said, “ You’re Hired. Now Figure Things Out.” That’s not far from the truth about how most American companies operate. You are hired to quite literally fill a position, a desk, in a box on an organizational chart. If [...]

How to Treat Employees Fairly

As businesses continue to rebuild from the recession, it is important to understand how to engage and retain employees. Treating employees fairly is at the core of meeting this goal. It sounds simple but it’s often not well executed. Businesses see the bottom line and forget the path to the bottom line is the [...]

By |2020-02-11T19:49:00+00:00December 24th, 2019|Employee Engagement, Employee Retention, Leadership|0 Comments