How important is a dress code now? To answer this question, you have to look at the specific business you are in and what your employees do all day. Do employees deal a lot with customers in person? If so, you want them to look nice, but a suit isn’t needed. Do they deal with […]
Many leaders believe there’s no way to engage every employee. After all, every department, team and individual is different with nuances of their own. How could you possibly satisfy them all? With hardcore, deep diving research that seems to have uncovered the absolute three best ways to improve employee engagement. Harvard Business School researchers created […]
Sometimes, even the most well-intentioned teams end up a little lopsided demographically. One of the biggest challenges with a lack of diversity is retaining the diverse employees who remain. The experience of “onlyness”- being the only person like you in the room – is deeply isolating for employees and tends to lead to higher turnover. […]
“I love our weekly, hour-long status meetings,” said no one. Ever. In the history of meetings. Most people – employees and managers – see meetings as more of an inconvenience than an effective work gathering. Why? Because, let’s be honest here … most meetings aren’t effective gatherings! “No matter what kind of … meeting you […]
With more offices open, it’s important to help employees focus again. But it’s tough because they still feel overwhelmed, stressed, distracted and even unappreciated. A major culprit: All the increased “noise” in their work and lives: Beeps, buzzes and alerts have become the norm in and out of work. They get an avalanche of email, […]
Businesses cannot celebrate the holidays the old-fashioned way, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t invest in their employees this season.
employer found a way to get back to socializing
The feds have relaxed the employment verification requirement.
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are popular savings programs designed to help employees with high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) pay for out-of-pocket medical expenses. But they offer a number of benefits for all employees, especially millennials. Pairing an HSA with an HDHP gives employees of all ages greater flexibility and control over their healthcare spending. But the […]