Save Mart Achievers

[Customer Video] How Save Mart Successfuly Aligns 18,000 Employees

Save Mart Supermarkets boasts a culture that is people first because it believes people are the key to success. Learn how Save Mart implemented the Achievers Employee Success Platform™ to better align its 18,000 employees with the company’s initiatives, objectives, and vision.

HR Best Practices

Four Daily Practices for HR Professionals

As an HR professional, you can have an incredible impact on the engagement and motivational levels of your leadership. Here are four daily practices that you can channel, guaranteed to help your managers succeed. Read more →

Great Managers

Great Managers are your Secret Weapon

You wouldn’t call someone handy if they only knew how to fix one thing. When you hire a handyman, you expect the service provider to be able to fix the loose railing and the leaky kitchen tap, replace the light fixture, and maybe also give you some advice on how to make your computer run faster.

Middle managers are like the handyman; they need to be able to do it all. They tend to take on the role of the “jack-of-all-trades” because they are required to exhibit great leadership qualities, understand their team dynamic, motivate their team, make strategic decisions, and develop talent. What’s perhaps more remarkable is that managers balance all of these skills with fewer resources and more people than most senior leaders. So how does a manager accomplish this successfully? By being simultaneously strategic, tactical, and operational. Read more →

Manager Problems

Four Manager Problems that Aren’t Their Fault and How to Solve Them

Managers are often blamed for things that aren’t their fault. In fact, over 50 percent of middle managers are perceived as not being able to drive business success by their superiors. But, when we take a closer look, it’s obvious that many of the managers’ shortcomings aren’t their fault and can be improved with better resources and training. Read more →

Aspire 2014

Aspire 2014: The Future of the Workplace

AspireES14The future of the workplace is based on facts:

The modern workforce is fundamentally different and the shifts we’re all witnessing are seismic. Employees expect more out of their workplaces. Customers expect far more out of your employees. Companies today need to ensure they are positioned to thrive in the face of these changes which, most of all, means leveraging the modern workforce to win.

On April 3rd, 2014, over 200 executives met at the inaugural Aspire HR Executive Summit presented by Achievers at the Fairmont San Francisco to discuss the changing landscape of HR and the trends that are driving it. Read more →

Ultimate Manager Checklist

The Ultimate Check-List: 8 Manager Essentials

Your employees are your biggest and most important asset. When you think about where you’re investing efforts to keep employees engaged, aligned and recognized, what comes to mind?

Cash bonuses?
Celebrating their tenure?
Perhaps it’s a fruitcake on their birthday.

Well, what if we told you that the secret weapon to driving employee success was your managers? More often than not, employees don’t leave companies – they leave bad managers. That’s why it’s up to you to equip your managers with the tools they need to engage and motivate your workforce to drive results.

Wondering where to start? Look no further! This ultimate checklist of manager essentials will help you understand what tools and strategies your managers are looking for to engage your workforce and, spoiler alert, it’s not a fruitcake.

1. Give them visibility into employee engagement.

Managers Check-list

Your managers need real-time insight into their team’s engagement levels. Look for a tool that measures engagement frequently and share those results with managers so that they can mitigate the risk of low engagement or get excited by their highly motivated team. Read more →

Align Employees

Aligning Your Workforce: One, Two, Three Strikes – You’re Out

Picture this: it’s the bottom of the ninth and bases are loaded. Two outs and you’re down by three. Batter up! That’s you. The worst thing you can do right now is strike out.

You look up at your coach for your play, but … wait, your coach isn’t there.
You glance out the field and realize that your team has no idea what to do next.

Okay. You think. Now what? Read more →

Develop Modern Manager

Five Strategies to Develop the Modern Manager

The Secret Weapon to Driving Employee Success: Your ManagersBad managers are the number one reason employees quit, but good managers have the power to drive results. Performance is 35 percent higher when teams are led by strong management; moreover, engaged employees are also much more likely to stay with the organization, reducing turnover costs.

With these kinds of results on the line, who wouldn’t want to give their managers the tools they need to become great at their jobs?

There are many things organizations can do to help managers do their jobs well. Here are five strategies you can start using today to develop your managers. Read more →

MGM Resorts International and Achievers

How “One Culture” Made MGM Resorts International a Billion-Dollar Brand

Achievers 50 Most Engaged WorkplacesWhat would you change about your company if you knew you’d be bankrupt tomorrow?

Over the last 30 years, MGM Resorts International has become the billion-dollar brand we know today through mergers and acquisitions. It’s the second largest gaming company in the world by revenue and employs 62,000 employees at its resorts around the globe. Read more →