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A Few Fantastic Ways To Reward And Recognize Your Employees This Month

The approaching warm weather can be a bit of a two-edged sword.  On the one hand, after a long winter, the resurgence of warmer days is bound to boost everyone’s spirits.  On the other hand, being cooped up inside all day toiling away will tend to put a damper on things.  Fortunately, there’s a simple […]

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 […]

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 […]

Celebrating Milestones – Why It Matters

Millennials are increasingly coming to dominate the workplace, and unlike previous generations, they’re looking for more than just a paycheck. Appealing to Millennials is something that most managers and business owners struggle with, which has predictable but unfortunate effects on the company, most notably in the area of lower retention rates. Since most managers don’t […]

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 […]

Three Powerful Employee Recognition Strategies

Here’s the simple, unavoidable truth: While just about everyone knows that recognizing employees for their hard work, excellent performance and efforts is a good thing that has a variety of benefits for both your company and the employees you recognize, it’s hard. It takes time. Time you probably don’t have. Fortunately, there are strategies you […]

Celebrating Milestones – Don’t Forget To Wish Your Employees A Happy Anniversary!

Everyone likes to be remembered on special days, and just as anniversaries in personal relationships are important and celebration-worthy, so too are employee anniversaries in professional relationships. Granted, you don’t have to go all-out, but a simple card with a thoughtful, heartfelt, hand-written message will do wonders for employee morale and make sure they know […]

Want To Reward Your Employees? Get Creative!

Happy employees are more productive employees and their increased productivity will have the happy effect of boosting your bottom line. Unfortunately, research has shown that simply offering more money is a relatively poor way to boost employee satisfaction and productivity, so if not that, then what? Recognition goes a long way, but how can you […]

Volunteers: How Can You Make Them Happy And Productive?

Yes, we know, we know, some people are shocked and surprised to learn that their employees have interests and passions that don’t involve the workplace. A great many of them volunteer in support of causes that matter to them. In the “good old days,” supporting your employees’ interests outside the workplace was an extravagance, but […]

Under The Hood – Surprising Statistics About Employee Retention

“Your employees are your most valuable resource.” If you’ve heard the phrase once, you’ve heard it a thousand times. It’s so common that it’s almost a cliché. The thing about clichés though, is that they’re actually true! There have been hundreds of studies about employee retention, but because those studies aren’t very glamorous or exciting, […]