Eric Chester in the News & Media

Welcome, News & Media Representatives!

When you have stories on employee engagement, workplace culture, and the emerging generation, Eric Chester is your go-to source.

A leading voice in the dialogue on workforce development, Eric frequently appears in the national spotlight. He is the author of five best-selling leadership books, including Reviving Work Ethic—the first business book written on work ethic in more than 100 years.

As a Hall of Fame speaker, Eric has shared his insights and solutions with more than two million people across the globe. You can be sure that his trademark humor and passion for his subject matter will engage your audience.

Story Angles/Areas of Expertise

  • The Emerging Workforce (post Gen-X)
  • Employee Engagement
  • Workplace Culture
  • Entitlement Mentality in the Workforce
  • Generational Differences in the Workplace
  • How to Develop Work Ethic
tv-appearance1
tv-appearance2
Eric on the Radio
Eric on the Radio

Eric on the Radio

Miami’s #1 Morning Radio Show
Audioclip of Eric’s interview with Jimmy Cefalo, half of the radio anchor team from Miami’s #1 Morning NewsRadio Show, WIOD 610, which highlights some of the issues facing today’s employers when encountering their youngest team members.

Articles Featuring Eric Chester

You’ve found the secret vault of Eric Chester’s most requested articles featuring Eric and articles written by Eric! Each provides insight, perspective, and strategies for understanding the emerging workforce and helping them achieve their potential.

forbes-logo

Nine Ways to Make Yourself Easy to Work With – Samantha Ettus,  contributing columnist to Forbes, asked Eric to add his comments about being ethical on the job.

Forbes  Reviving Work Ethic in America – Forbes’ Contributor Dan Schawbel interviewed Eric on the declining work ethic across the country. In this interview, Eric talks about what’s wrong with work ethic in America, why Gen-Y is having trouble with work ethic, and more.

Read the Article

entrepreneur-logo

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Letting an Employee Go – Lisa Girard, a freelance writer, included comments from Eric about employee engagement, motivation, and helping employees succeed by ensuring they are in the right position.

Read the Article

Monster-logo

Create a Company Culture that Inspires Success – Monster.com reprinted a segment from Eric’s book, Reviving Work Ethic, in which Eric focuses on the importance of providing employees with positive reinforcement and creating an atmosphere that communicates business success and optimism.

Read the Article

CNBC-logo

Employers Now Charged with Developing the Work Ethic Values that Used to Be Taught at Home – CNBC’s Bullish on Books post highlights Eric’s blog about the decline of work ethic in America, its impact on young people and their mindset about work, and why he developed his newest book, Reviving Work Ethic: A Leader’s Guide to Ending Entitlement and Restoring Pride in the Emerging Workforce.

Read the Article

The-Huffington-Post

Check the Work Ethic in Your Company, If You Dare – Huff Post’s Marty Zwilling provides his analysis of Eric’s book, Reviving Work Ethic, noting Eric’s focus on young employees, whose habits and ideals might be more easily moldable. Zwilling remarks, “…with people of any age, work ethic is knowing what to do and doing it,” and delves deeper into the seven elements Eric targets as essential to an individual’s work ethic.

Read the Article

the-globe-and-mail-logo

It’s Never too Early to Learn Job Skills – This Canadian publication interviewed Eric about his opinions on why young people are not prepared for entering the workforce and how experience can help them understand what employers will require in order for them to earn a living.

Read the Article

restaurant-news

How Strong Restaurant HR Policies can Prevent PR Disasters – After several popular restaurant brands had to defend the negative press they received through social media on behalf of disgruntled employees, Associate Editor Erin Dostal interviewed Eric for his perspective, which he presents from both the employer’s and employee’s viewpoint.

Read the Article

news-ok-logo

Emerging Employees Require Different Management Style – In this article, Eric maintains the key to build your business is to get your employees to work as hard as you do, and that includes appreciating and mentoring them, easing up on dress code and other rules that today’s workers don’t believe matter, and asking staff for their ideas.

Read the Article

High Resolution Photos of Eric

Click on image to download [8.0MB]
Click on image to download [8.0MB]
Click on image to download [8.9MB]
Click on image to download [8.9MB]
Click on image to download [8.2MB]
Click on image to download [8.2MB]
Click on image to download [7.3MB]
Click on image to download [7.3MB]