Category: Employee Motivation

5 Most Effective Ways to Motivate Employees

Happy workers mean productive workers. But, how does a company motivate their employees to work hard and be a part of the success of the business? Literally, motivating employees doesn’t need a lot of resources. It can be a simple gesture of saying “hi” to your staff. How To Motivate Your Employees Neither should motivating […]

What Makes a Great Employee Gift?

Do you have an employee recognition program?  If so, you’re certainly not alone.  Studies have repeatedly shown that such programs do wonders for employee morale, which decreases turnover rates and increases productivity, but there’s a catch:  That’s only true if you give gifts that are well-considered and appropriate to the employee you’re recognizing. Nobody appreciates […]

Tips To Boost Employee Engagement

If you’ve been paying attention to recent trends, you’ve probably heard the phrase employee engagement more than once.  In days gone by, this wasn’t really much of a concern, or even a though.  You hired employees based on skills you needed, you paid them and they showed up every day to do the work.  Done […]

How And Why You Should Roll Out The Red Carpet To Celebrate Employee Anniversaries

The statistics are grim.  If you’re employees are disengaged and feel un- or under-appreciated, they’re nearly 40% more likely to miss work.  They’re almost fifty percent more likely to cause or be involved in workplace accidents and they cause a staggering sixty percent more office errors than motivated, engaged and satisfied employees do.  Which would […]

Employee Appreciation Should Be Year Round

Sure, Labor Day and Administrative Professionals Day are important holidays and your employees deserve recognition on those occasions, but the reality is that your employees work hard all year long.  If you haven’t yet established some type of recognition program, you should strongly consider it. Study after study has shown that employees respond to recognition […]

How To Help A Struggling Employee

Mental Health Awareness day is fast approaching.  Given that, it bears thinking about your corporate culture and how your firm might be negatively impacting the mental health and well-being of your employees. This is not to say that the job you’re asking your employees to do is literally driving them crazy, but let’s face it, […]

Simple Ways To Make Your Workplace More Fun This Summer

Although summer is still some distance away yet, it’s not to early to start making plans. Everybody loves summertime, and why not?  Long days, combined with delightfully warm weather, it’s a recipe for fun.  If, of course, you’re not cooped up in the office all day.  Unfortunately, that’s exactly where most of us are. Just […]

What To Do When A New Hire’s Don’t Work Out

No matter how robust your hiring process is, sometimes it happens.  You go through the applicants as carefully as you can, you ask pointed, hard-hitting interview questions and then, the employee you ultimately select just doesn’t quite measure up for one reason or another.  What do you do then?  Tips on making new employees successful […]

Top 10 Gifts for Employees Under $10

Are you looking for great holiday ideas on a budget? If so, check out these fabulous, fun gift ideas. Everything listed here is under ten bucks! You Rock Squeezable Stress Reliever Price: $4.99 A simple, fun little gift that will bring a smile, even as it helps your hard-working employees destress!   You Make The […]

Top Ten Holiday Gifts For Employees Under $25

Simply Success $24.95 This hardcover, 228-page book is a must-read for anyone aspiring entrepreneurs you’ve got working for you. It’s inspiring and filled with hard-hitting, practical information. A great gift! The Change Forest Falls Desktop Print $19.99 A stunningly beautiful 5”x7” print, the perfect size for displaying on a desktop, the scene is of a […]