Why A Mentorship Program Can Help Your Organization Win The War For Talent

Posted January 31, 2022 by Mark Perna It’s National Mentoring Month. Here’s why meaningful mentorship programs are so necessary for employees to learn, connect and grow in...

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Why Education Is About To Reach A Crisis Of Epic Proportions

Posted January 8, 2022 by Mark Perna

Almost half of teachers are thinking about leaving their jobs. Where does that leave America?

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How These Proven Tactics Can Help Bring Diverse Stakeholders Together

Posted January 4, 2022 by Mark Perna

EWP founder Mark C. Perna appeared on the Develop This! podcast for a candid talk with host Dennis Fraise about the tactical-level strategies to shift the paradigm, how they successfully navigated tense meetings, and how Lee County, Iowa is re-aligning the joint mission of education and employment county wide.

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4 Commitments To Help You Become An Authentically Trusted Leader In 2022

Posted January 3, 2022 by Mark Perna

Leaders who are highly trusted are the greatest champion of their staff.

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If Trust Is A Bridge, Here’s Why Employees Aren’t Crossing It

Posted December 26, 2021 by Mark Perna

The current talent shortage may have its roots in a trust gap between employers and employees.

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The View From The Other Side Of The Great Reshuffle: Two Employees Share Their Experience

Posted December 19, 2021 by Mark Perna

Thinking about leaving your job for a new opportunity? Here’s why two young professionals made the leap—and how it’s going.

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Why True Pay Equity Is About Your Company Culture, Not Just The Money

Posted December 12, 2021 by Mark Perna

“The war for talent is over and the talent has won.”

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Successful Adulting: The Skills Gap No One Is Talking About

Posted December 6, 2021 by Mark Perna

We hear about the “skills gap” all the time, but how can younger workers solve their “life skills” gap?

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Gratitude Research Reveals Why Saying “Thank You” Can Help Win The Talent War

Posted December 6, 2021 by Mark Perna

According to a recent study, employees who are appreciated for their work are far less likely to jump ship for an opportunity somewhere else.

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Not Your Parents’ Career—Or Is It? Parents Exert Significant Influence On Kids’ Career Choices

Posted November 21, 2021 by Mark Perna

Did you pick your career—or did your parents guide you to it? A new study uncovers the extent of parental influence on the career choices of Gen-X, Millennials and Gen-Z.

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