If you’re dead set on having employees physically in an office building even if it’s not essential to your business, you’ll likely lose out on finding and keeping good employees.
Across industries, workplace culture consistently plays a key role in attracting, engaging, and retaining talent. In contrast, organizations with strong defensive cultural norms are notorious for draining talent.
Initially, ACV Parent Company’s strategy was to leave the acquired businesses as standalone entities instead of integrating them into ACV or across other similar businesses. While this strategy worked for a period of time, market conditions changed and a new strategy was needed.
The complexities of bringing two similarly sized banks on two different core systems together warranted working with an external resource.
Our Solutions Advisors are experienced in partnering with organizations to diagnose and overcome business challenges through professional development programming, assessments, coaching, and consulting. They have access to a robust mix of instructors and consultants who can support your structure, processes, and people.
The work of a manager revolves around conversations. Only through conversations with your team, your peers and work partners, and your own manager, can you influence productivity and engagement.
Regularly fulfilling these three manager accountabilities – engage, coach, and develop – shows to the employee that the manager is invested in helping the employee prosper.
Unfortunately, the well-honed skills that define a great individual contributor don’t always translate to the skills needed to lead people. Even when good people skills are developed success can be elusive unless newly minted managers shift their mindset from being the “hero” as an individual contributor to the “hero’s coach” in managing others.
When managers don’t know what an employee aspires to be or how they feel about future employment opportunities, they create a blind spot for their organizations to see potential risk of unplanned employee turnover.