With the crisp air, sweet smells of treats, and the warm sounds of cheer, it’s officially the holiday season. This time of year can create some of the most joyful memories in your office; however, for some people who experience a busy fourth quarter, the holidays can account for high levels of anxiety. According to […]
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Embracing Recognition and Thankfulness in the Workplace
Great leaders know the positive effects of employee recognition. Showing appreciation and thankfulness in the workforce helps promote healthy relationships, productivity, motivation, retention, and even overall employee morale. However, recognition can sometimes be an oversight that may be causing underlying issues. (more…)
Do You Possess These Critical Leadership Skills?
Throughout your career, you most likely will face unplanned obstacles, as well as run-of-the-mill managerial setbacks. Depending on professional development, training, and experience, the mountains you face as a leader can be merely molehills. Specific skills, either innate or obtained, will help you cross over from average boss to successful leader. Check out these excerpts […]
Motivation in Motion: How to Fight Complacency in Your Organization
One of the biggest issues organizations face is complacency in the workplace. Whether due to bad leadership habits, the absence of competitive spirit, or a lack of goal-oriented productivity, complacency can cause turnover and cost your company money. The biggest cause of complacency is employee disengagement. (more…)
Practical Tips for New Leaders: Recognition
This is a 12-part series. Successfully leading a team can be one of the most rewarding aspects of a professional’s career. However, addressing a diverse group effectively can be difficult for new leaders to adjust to. From open communication and recognition to delegation and empowerment to self-awareness and empathy, there are a plethora of leadership […]
Infographic: Reward and Recognition
It’s no secret that recognition is a key component for building employee engagement, however not all employees like to receive it in exactly the same way. Check out this infographic from BambooHR, an HR software developer, for some great insight into how most people prefer to receive recognition for their hard work and dedication.
Use These Fun Holidays to Build Employee Engagement in 2018
Nothing builds engagement better than a fun work environment built on a culture of celebration. So, as you plan your calendar for 2018, think about including one—or a few—of these wacky holidays in 2018 as an opportunity to boost morale and build employee camaraderie to create a more engaged and cohesive team. Play Your Ukulele […]
Non-Traditional Employee Celebrations to Help Build Engagement
From work anniversaries to promotions to hitting sales goals, there are a wide variety of tried-and-true employee milestones that most companies recognize … but what about the less traditional opportunities for celebration? Employee recognition is an important part of building an engaged and productive workforce. According to research from Bersin & Associates, companies with effective […]