Gallup's editorial staff has chosen our best articles from 2017 on critical workplace trends and topics. From transforming performance management practices to positioning employee engagement as a business strategy, these articles give you greater insight into what the best organizations are doing to attract and retain a high-performing workforce.
Look past all the talk about performance management being "broken" and turn your attention toward what employees truly need to perform at their best.
Employee engagement is not about measuring employee happiness or satisfaction. Highly engaged organizations approach engagement as a business strategy, focusing on a core set of common practices and philosophies.
Employees want to talk to their managers -- about their performance, engagement and life in general. Gallup lays out three principles that the best managers or "coaches" follow to ensure they make the most out of their employee interactions.
Is your organization placing too much emphasis on experience when recruiting and hiring employees? While experience matters, talent -- and talent development -- can be key to widening your candidate pool and placing people in hard-to-fill roles.
The majority of the U.S. workforce is job hunting. Organizations can retain their best employees by implementing strategies aimed at "re-recruiting" top talent.
What matters most to employees in a job, and what makes them more inclined to leave one job for another? Gallup research has uncovered the five most important attributes to employees when determining whether or not to take a job with another organization.
First impressions are critical to prospective employees. Organizations that have compelling and authentic employer brand promises are better positioned to win over even the most selective of job seekers.