Basic Tips on Improving Employee Engagement

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Do you find that your employees are not all that engaged with their work? They are not showing much enthusiasm and not putting in their best effort. If so, you certainly need to address the situation. Employee engagement is important, having a direct effect on the bottom line. Engaged employees look forward to coming into… Read more »

How to Improve the Onboarding Process

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Onboarding processes are fairly common these days. They are very effective at improving employee productivity and retention. The question is, are companies getting the most from their onboarding efforts? Are they getting the best results possible? Here are a few tips to improve the onboarding process to ensure your company is making the most of… Read more »

How to Establish an Effective Employee Wellness Program

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There are a number of good reasons to invest in an employee wellness program. Probably the best reason is the health and wellbeing of your employees. Wellness programs can help employees stay healthy and reduce stress, which in the end makes them happier and more productive. Moreover, these days when companies are struggling to find… Read more »

Contingent Labor and Worker Engagement

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There is a lot being written these days about how to keep employees motivated and engaged. But most of this applies to full-time, permanent employees. There is little attention being given to contingent workers. But taking steps to keep the contingent workforce motivated is just as important because these workers are becoming more and more… Read more »

How to Fight Stress Among Employees

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Stress is a constant problem for workers. There are always deadlines and production goals to meet. Too much stress too often can take a big toll on people’s health and performance. So, it is important to do things to relieve the stress, and companies can play a role here in helping their employees destress with… Read more »

How to Make Feedback Work

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Communication and feedback are important in any company, of that there is no dispute. Yet, at many companies, managers still reserve the bulk of their feedback for the annual performance review, where a year’s worth of criticism gets dumped on an employee for him to grapple with. This is not the most effective way to… Read more »

Why Companies Neglect Employee Engagement

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More and more, companies are realizing the importance of having happy employees, people who are engaged with their jobs, who like where they work and what they are doing. However, there are also many companies who neglect this important part of their business. Different studies showing varying results, but they all agree on one thing… Read more »

Does Flexibility in the Workplace Really Work?

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These days there is a lot of talk about flexibility at work. Workers, especially younger ones, are demanding more flexible schedules at their workplaces. The natural question that arises about this flexibility is a simple one – does it work? Are those people with flexible schedules as productive or more productive than those who work… Read more »

How to Visualize to Improve Your Performance

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To help prepare for a big event, some people will run through their performance in their mind, making a mental image of what they will do and how it will go. Does it really help to do this? Some psychologists say yes. Using imagery, visualizing in your mind an action or an outcome, can help… Read more »

How Companies Can Contribute to Their Communities and Give Thanks

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Being socially responsible is an important goal for many companies. They understand the value of helping their communities and society in general. Many companies do this through philanthropy and organizing employee volunteer programs. Survey Results A recent survey by a California management resources company confirms the value of social programs. More than 2,000 CFOs were… Read more »