Employee Engagement

The Secret of Employee Motivation Without the Carrots and Sticks

The needs, drives and wants of each individual are what motivate behavior. This means that needs, drives and wants are what activate, direct and sustain behavior in each individual. Although we can generalize about the kinds of needs that motivate be... Read More »

Here’s Why You Should Hire a Humorous Speaker for Your Next Event

How many boring meetings have you attended? Humor is one of the most valuable resources that human beings possess. It relieves stress, fosters emotional bonding, and encourages creativity. In the professional world, humor can even boost sales and pro... Read More »

Employee Recognition: Why It’s So Important and How to Do It

Human resources firm Bersin found in a 2012 study that 87 percent of companies utilize tenure-based employee recognition programs, despite research showing these methods are outdated. Furthermore, the study concluded that tenure programs have absolut... Read More »

Hiring and Retention Articles

Hiring and Retention Six Ways to Get Employees out of a Sophomoric Slump  Fast Company, June 2014 Talent is Top Priority for CEO’s, Overtaking Managing Risk World at Work, April 2011 A Third of Your Employees Want to Quit: Here’s How to Keep T... Read More »

Employee Engagement Survey

Conducting employee engagement surveys can be an extremely useful tool to understand exactly how you employees feel about their current state of employment. Large companies such as Waitrose and John Lewis produce an annual staff survey to measure how... Read More »

Fun and Easy Perks that are Sure to Motivate Employees

Game rooms, complete with foosball tables and darts. Food carts delivering everything from pizzas to ice cream sandwiches. Casual dress codes that allow employees to be as comfortable as possible at work. These are just a few of the many perks that c... Read More »

Get Creative with Office Rewards and Recognition

In today’s small business world, employee recognition revolves around monetary bonuses. Nothing rewards a job well done like extra cash and, while every boss should have a bonus structure in place if they can afford it, don’t underestimat... Read More »

To Leave or Not to Leave: Should You Quit Your Job?

About 10 million Americans earn between $40,000 and $80,000 annually, according to Pew Research data. If you’re sick of your boss, office politics or being underappreciated, maybe you’re thinking it’s time to leave your middle-class... Read More »

Engaging Millennial Employees

Attracting, retaining and engaging the millennial workforce is far different than my generation.  The rules have changed.  What motivated me and my generation is a million miles apart from this younger and more diverse group of men and women. My fr... Read More »

5 Tips for Raising Morale at the Office

Greet each morning with a productive, optimistic workforce or a huge absenteeism rate — as an employer, the choice is yours. It’s the level of morale in your office that decides just how efficient your employees are willing to be. Addressing ... Read More »

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