The Importance of Employee Engagement During the Holidays

It can be challenging to stay focused during the holidays. There’s a lot going on: shopping, entertaining or being entertained, cooking, baking, planning, decorating, traveling … in addition to trying to concentrate on work. In the midst of it all, how do you keep your employees engaged and productive as the year winds down? Start […]

The Challenges of Retaining Top Talent in a Competitive Job Market

In today’s competitive job market, retraining top talent is a significant challenge for virtually every business. Employers are constantly vying for a limited pool of highly skilled professionals who can essentially pick and choose where they work. Investing in smart retention strategies not only helps you keep your headcount strong and stable, but also leads […]

3 Ways to Improve Your Employee Onboarding Process

Onboarding is crucial for setting your new hires up for success – theirs and yours. An effective onboarding process helps newcomers get to know your company culture, mission and values, in addition to processes, policies and procedures that will add to everyone’s overall productivity. Start onboarding the minute you decide to hire someone. Preboarding should […]

10 Ways to Say “Thank You” at Work

Two little words. Thank. You. But they carry a lot of weight, especially when you want to acknowledge others for something they’ve done to help you or your team. You really want to show your coworkers that you appreciate them and the value they add, and thank them for their time, assistance and support. But […]

3 Benefits of Employee Recognition

Why should you implement an– or improve your existing – employee recognition program? Rewards and recognition that help both an employer and their employees to get what they need represent a win-win business strategy. There is always room for a program that continues to set your performance bar higher, and at the same time, builds […]