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Five Ways to Engage Employees on Earth Day

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April 17, 2018
Five Ways to Engage Employees on Earth Day

Earth Day is on April 22nd and an ideal time to engage employees in a teambuilding activity. If your organization doesn’t have anything formal planned, don’t fret. Even simple activities can connect and energize employees. Celebrating Earth Day not only benefits the planet, it’s good for employees too. Here are five ways to engage employees...
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Four Game-Changing Workplace Perks Worth Considering

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March 20, 2018
Four Game-Changing Workplace Perks Worth Considering

Given the high-cost of employee turnover, many companies struggle to retain top talent, especially for highly-skilled roles.  An SHRM study predicts that each time a company replaces a salaried employee, it costs six to nine months’ salary on average. For a manager earning $50,000 per year, that could equate to a cost of between...
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Three Factors that Influence Employee Stars’ Decision to Stay Onboard

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July 21, 2017
Three Factors that Influence Employee Stars’ Decision to Stay Onboard

When top talent leaves an organization, the immediate impacts on the department can feel tragic.  Since employee engagement has barely budged in the last few years, many organizations are focused on developing better attraction and retention strategies.  Gallup recently asked employees what they consider most when deciding to take a job with a different organization.  Here are three...
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Three Tips to Prevent Employees from Jumping Ship

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March 6, 2017
Three Tips to Prevent Employees from Jumping Ship

According to Gallup’s State of the American Workplace report, the U.S. currently has a high number of job openings.  Record numbers of employees are contemplating jumping ship to embark on those opportunities.  Consider these facts: Just over half of employees (51%) say they are actively looking for a new job or watching for openings....
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Three Ways Managers Can Maximize Employee Engagement during the Holidays

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December 9, 2016
Three Ways Managers Can Maximize Employee Engagement during the Holidays

With all of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, many employees wonder if it really, ‘tis the season to be jolly.  While businesses are focused on fulfilling customers’ needs in an effort to grow their share of holiday consumer spending, many managers fall short on recognizing the employees who actually provide the...
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Three Steps to Set Clear Expectations and Drive Employee Engagement

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October 13, 2016
Three Steps to Set Clear Expectations and Drive Employee Engagement

A recent Gallup Business Journal article reveals that many employees are not currently engaged in their jobs because they don’t know what is expected of them.  Employee engagement is the degree to which employees are involved in and enthusiastic about their role and working environment.  Today, only one third of all U.S. employees are...
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Three Reasons to Make Mentoring a Priority

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July 8, 2016
Three Reasons to Make Mentoring a Priority

Who is your all-time favorite teacher?  Most likely, it was someone who took a sincere interest in you and cared deeply about you.  This mentor understood your goals and dreams, and did everything possible to help you attain them.  You probably still remember his or her wise adages which you apply in your current...
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4 Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Engaging a Multi-Generational Workforce

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July 1, 2016
4 Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Engaging a Multi-Generational Workforce

The rise of technology and Internet access have forced massive change in the workplace. But perhaps it’s the Millennial worker that has caused the most tension in the workplace. The generational divide at work has never been deeper and more daunting than it is today. Here are today’s most relevant challenges with engaging a...
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Why Millennials Leave Organizations and 3 Keys to Solve It

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February 18, 2016
Why Millennials Leave Organizations and 3 Keys to Solve It

The greatest talent challenge currently facing the world’s employers is engaging the Millennial generation. Businesses run the risk of losing a large percentage of their workforces if they do not adjust to nurture loyalty among Millennials. In Deloitte’s recent 2016 Millennial Survey, they collected the views of nearly 7,700 Millennials representing 29 countries around...
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Create Camaraderie with Co-Workers in 4 Simple Steps

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February 12, 2016
Create Camaraderie with Co-Workers in 4 Simple Steps

In today’s hyper-connected, highly technological workplace, co-worker relationships are more important than ever.  A recent Gallup poll found that 30% of employees have a best friend at work, and these employees are seven times as likely to be engaged.  They’re also better at engaging customers, produce higher quality work, and exhibit higher levels of wellbeing. Here are...
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