As we start a new year, employers are trying to come up with new ways to reinvigorate employees, and build and foster a more dynamic company culture. Let Derek Irvine, an experienced employee recognition consultant and co-author of The Power of Thanks, help.
Great employee recognition is an everyday task. Here are 13 ways to make it happen, and get results.
Employee recognition programs have kind of become old hat these days. So how can you pump new life into this morale-building effort?
Remote work put a dent in employee morale and camaraderie. In fact, 56% of employees look forward to returning to work because they miss the things that motivated them and made them feel connected. According to a recent Office Depot study employees miss: seeing co-workers (55%) personal workspace (43%) work/life balance (37%) a regular work […]
Remember when team huddles and on-site Ping-pong tables kept employees engaged and connected? Enter COVID-19, and the work-from-home lifestyle created a bizarre, new landscape for HR professionals. They aren’t physically connected anymore. And they’re likely mentally disconnected, too, with all the distractions at home. Is there something HR professionals can do now to make employees […]
Workplace culture can be similar to the weather — everybody talks about it, but who actually does anything to change it? Guest poster Sandeep Kumar offers seven steps employers can take to improve their day-to-day working environments.
Now more than ever, employers are seeing how important it is to keep their staff happy and motivated at work. It just makes good business sense – satisfied, engaged employees work harder, produce better work and stick around longer. Not to mention, in this tight labor market, companies are having to go the extra mile […]
Don’t believe a return-to-office means a return-to-normal. Employees are still stressed, and burnout isn’t going away. “While many employees have been inoculated against COVID-19, they are not protected from exhaustion, burnout and the additional stress of returning to the office,” says Dr. Andrew Shatté, chief knowledge officer and co-founder at meQuilibrium. Sure, some employees are glad […]
Small businesses often have a tough time going against bigger competitors to attract talent. The economy may be changing that.
HR pros: Your nightmares have finally turned into dreams. After a year when everything seemed down, employee productivity went up. While we all might have thought – at least, on instinct – that employees couldn’t have possibly kept up with their usual rigor, we find the opposite is true. More than 80% of employers say […]
You put time and special care into creating the greatest work team ever. And now it’s on the verge of becoming a struggling virtual team. The move to remote work might be a disappointment for HR pros who love their thriving teams. But all is not lost. “With so much tragedy around the world at […]
Ask employees what motivates them, and you’ll likely get some blank stares, a few smart aleck remarks and several shoulder shrugs. Most people can’t easily identify what makes them love – or hate – their work. Many employees don’t know what’s truly behind their desire to do better and achieve more. But everyone’s got something. […]
As offices around the globe begin to reopen, new workplace challenges await. With social distancing and restrictions on workplace interactions, employees are likely feeling a bit isolated. You might have even noticed a slump in productivity and morale as a result of all the changes. Not to mention, some workers are apprehensive about being back […]
Here’s a powerful statistic: Workers with lots of friends in the workplace are three times more likely to say they love their companies.
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