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How To Manage Relationships Within The Workplace & Why It's Important

Posted by Michael Diep

Dec 28, 2017 3:02:50 PM

When you spend most of your week with the same people, it’s almost certain bonds and friendships can form with some of them. Your workplace is no different from any other environment for buddy-building. In fact, your co-workers are prime friendship material. How can they not be? They relate to your day-to-day with the most profound understanding. Co-workers can sympathize with the stresses and pressures of work. They may also be exposed to some genuine, raw emotion that people outside of your workplace may never see. A workplace can take a toll on a person so it would be nice to have a cubical confidant, a paper-pushing posse, or maybe even a printer pal.

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Topics: Workplace Relationships, Employee Motivation, Company Culture, Work Habits, Office Friendships

5 Strategies For Inspiring Employee Loyalty

Posted by Michael Diep

Nov 9, 2017 1:31:22 PM

Any great business knows that the long-term success of any company is heavily dependent on worker quality and worker loyalty. As hard as it is to measure the full value of quality workers, we all know that whom you hire is very important. The economic cost of workers is staggering: they influence not only the hard numbers regarding a company’s profit - but also things that are hard to quantify like customer relations and customer satisfaction.

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Topics: Employee Retention, Workbox Staffing, Employee Motivation, HR, Human Resources, Company Culture, Employee Turnover, Employee Loyalty

9 Ways To Manage High Turnover At Your Company

Posted by Lisa Dorrance

Sep 28, 2017 1:44:28 PM

For businesses to thrive in today’s economy, finding and retaining rockstar employees is crucial. When turnover is high, employers face the increased costs associated with recruiting, hiring and training replacements. There are also the costs that are hard to quantify – declines in productivity, low morale, and damage to company culture. 

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Topics: Employee Retention, Employee Motivation, HR, Human Resources, Company Culture, Turnover Rates, Employee Turnover

Retaining Staff When Your Top Talent is Leaving

Posted by Marie Catallo

Jul 13, 2017 11:05:00 AM

You’ve probably read about this “war for talent,” and how it’s getting increasingly harder to find and hire so-called “rockstar employees.” With the job market making a turn in favor of the interviewee, employers searching for the best-of-the-best have discovered the job market is turning into an arms race.

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Topics: Employee Retention, Workbox Staffing, Employee Motivation, Keeping Your Employees Motivated, Improve Company Culture, Company Culture, Retention, Retaining Your Employees

The Impact of Engaged vs Disengaged Employees on Retention

Posted by Michelle VanHemert

Oct 25, 2016 8:35:00 AM

From small businesses to large organizations, employee retention is a metric on which every company has their eyes. Businesses do play a role in affecting their retention rates by keeping their employees engaged in a variety of different levels. This could include offering a competitive salary, attractive benefits package, or a flexible work schedule. For business owners, and those in human resources, engaging employees can also mean career development. What type of training is your operation offering to build upon employee skills sets and how are you developing valuable team members? Think about how you can create programs or initiative for workers to enroll in to develop skills in which they have an interest.  

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Topics: Employee Retention, Employee Motivation, Company Culture, Management

Right Culture for the Right Person

Posted by Mark Silverstein

Aug 9, 2016 8:00:00 AM

According to Merriam-Webster, “culture” was the most popular word in 2014. And for good reason. If Glassdoor, Linkedin, and Indeed don’t say your company is a great place to work, you might be risking losing your employees to one that is. Now that the economy has turned around, employees have stronger bargaining power, making the term “company culture” one of the most important words in corporate boardrooms to date.

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Topics: Employee Retention, Down to Earth, Employee Motivation, Keeping Your Employees Motivated, Improve Company Culture, Company Culture

5 Tips for Managing Millennials in the Workplace

Posted by Mark Silverstein

Jul 13, 2016 9:00:00 AM

These days, the question of how to manage Millennials in the workplace has taken center stage for a lot of growing organizations. Millennials have been getting a bad rap for the past several years, and are often described as lazy, unmotivated, and entitled. The problem is that these generalizations don’t take into consideration that perhaps Millennials need to be managed differently than other generations before them. Here, we’ll discuss some tips on how to manage Millennials in the workplace to ensure that your organization continues to grow successfully with its employees.

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Topics: Workplace Behavior, Down to Earth, Employee Motivation, Keeping Your Employees Motivated, Company Culture, Millenials, Management

The Role a Supervisor Plays in Increasing Employee Retention

Posted by Bret Roberson

Jul 11, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Employee retention is a delicate balance between good leadership and healthy relationships within the workplace. Benefits, flexible work hours, a constructive feedback system, and opportunities for growth are essential. However, the role supervisors play in employee retention appears to make the most impact.

According to Ere Media, “One-third of new hires quit their job after about six months.” Here are five ways you can retain employees and avoid continued turnover.

Co-workers in a Meeting

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Topics: Employee Retention, Employee Motivation, Keeping Your Employees Motivated, HR, Human Resources, Company Culture, Management

Why Team Outings Make Financial Sense

Posted by Michelle VanHemert

Jul 1, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Your employees are the bread and butter of your company and how well it functions, so it’s essential to make them feel like they are an integral part of the team. Team outings can help employees establish a sense of comradery with other employees and upper management, which increases their retention, loyalty, and overall trust towards the company.

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Topics: Employee Retention, Workplace Behavior, Down to Earth, Employee Motivation, Keeping Your Employees Motivated, Improve Company Culture, HR, Human Resources, Company Culture, Millenials, Management

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