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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

April 24th Is Administrative Professional Day

Administrative Professionals Day, formerly known as Secretary’s Day, is fast approaching.  Administrative staff are the unsung heroes of most businesses, small and large.  They’re the quiet folks who keep all the wheels spinning.  Their jobs aren’t glamorous, but they’re so critical to your long-term success.  As such, it’s only fitting that they have a special […]

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 […]

Reminder: Staff Appreciation Day Is April 26th

Reminder:  Staff Appreciation Day Is April 26th Employee Appreciation Day is still, at this point, an unofficial holiday observed in both the US and Canada.  It made its first appearance on calendars in 1995, and since that time has been enjoying a growing level of acceptance in North America.  It’s just a matter of time […]

Volunteer Appreciation Day Is April 20th

National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration recognized and observed in many countries around the world. It traces its origins to Canada, where it was first conceptualized in 1943 as a means of celebrating the contributions women made to the war effort during World War II. Over the years the popularity of the holiday has […]