Much is being written currently about employee engagement. It is an issue that rightly deserves the focus of employers, but what should their role be?
While some aspects of culture are organic in nature, there are best practices that businesses can engage in to help build and sustain a great culture. The problem for far too many organizations is one of neglect or complacency. In other words, there is no intentional effort to shape or foster a culture.
Even with the increased efforts at awareness harassment has not appeared to decrease significantly in the American workplace. Whether the current statistics simply reflect this heightened awareness or an actual increase in incidents, the numbers are large.
And the recent events involving entertainment and political figures accused of harassment and assault has brought the issue to the forefront of public scrutiny.
Every year, the professionals and experts weigh in on what they see as coming or anticiapted trends for the Human Resource profession. Last year saw some of the same trends forecasted and the realities of both the HR industry and business in general reflect these.