Employer reputation

            None of us want to ever underestimate the importance of corporate culture and the impact of employee satisfaction on performance. It is not just window dressing. A study by Professor Alex Edmans at London Business School found that when a company makes it onto the...

Reputation matters and has grown in importance to companies and their leaders. In a recent article in ABA Banking Journal on the banking industry's reputation, the topic of intangibles came up that I thought was worth emphasizing. Years ago, investors only cared about financial performance but...

                  I found this interesting example of how reputation can be managed simply by building a strong and prideful culture for employees. It is a lesson to us all. The article was written by the editor of American Banker and reveals her interesting perspective: "In terms of...

A few weeks ago, I read the new Gallup report, The State of the American Workplace: Employee Engagement Insights for U.S. Business Leaders. It is really worth a read because it holds incredibly valuable and meaningful information on employee engagement. One of the findings that...

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="300.0"] chip_starnes_china_t300[/caption]The news story about the CEO held hostage in China    by employees has me thinking about the potential next new uprising -- employees. We've seen leaderless  revolutions spring up everywhere around the world recently but we have not...

Just read Gallup's new State of the American Workplace study which is about employee engagement. Several findings jumped out at me in terms of reputation. Gallup found that approximately 30% of employees are engaged while the remainder (70%) is actively disengaged or just not engaged. When...

Each year Fortune publishes the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the U.S. While the bulk of the company evaluation rests on a comprehensive employee survey, Fortune publishes a wealth of employer statistics about benefits, diversity and jobs. Weber Shandwick has been cataloguing this...