Should you bring employees back to the office?

The following article was contributed by Michael Lee Stallard, president and co-founder of Connection Culture Group. As the world opens up again following COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, employers that were previously accustomed to a steady hum of activity in the cubicles and corridors must decide if they are going to bring people back into the office […]

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Should you offer your employees cash incentives for productivity?

January 30, 2020

It’s common for businesses to hand employees rewards—it’s considered the done thing to do, a great incentive to get employees working to the best of their abilities. Financial incentives are often the go-to reward of choice, with the belief it’ll push staff on to new heights of creativity or effort. Whilst rewarding hard-working employees is important, money […]

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Tools to Improve Work-life Balance in the Workplace

September 30, 2019

A healthy work-life balance should be a key pillar supporting a company’s organizational structure, goals, and culture, as it has major effects on productivity and retention. With technological advances evolving the workforce, flexibility is more possible than ever — employers just have to address it. With a comprehensive strategy, work-life balance solutions can be done […]

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Psychology of Safety: How Applauding Safe Work Habits Works

July 29, 2019

With a job to get done quickly and the clock ticking, safety can be the last thing on a manager’s mind. However, risking a workplace injury or accident isn’t worth it. In addition to potentially damaging your equipment, workers can get hurt, sometimes sustaining a life-long injury. To say this is bad news for them and for you is an understatement of the tragedy.

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How to Encourage Safe Practices in the Workplace

August 20, 2018

by Rae Steinbach Keeping the workplace safe is important for any business owner. That’s why it’s not enough to simply rely on management to maintain a safe working environment. Implementing a safety initiative isn’t going to be as effective as you might expect if your employees aren’t adjusting their own habits accordingly. Safety is very […]

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Tips for Engaging Your Team for Success

April 7, 2017

Authored by Danielle Gault When stepping into a team leadership role, a team leader gains a certain degree of power simply from the authority granted them in their assigned position. They have to make decisions and they have to get work done with and through others. Where are we going? The team leader must be […]

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7 Facets of Employee Engagement and 40 Easy-To-Implement Action Items

September 19, 2016

By Catherine M. Mattice, MA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP I’m a subject matter expert on the topic of workplace bullying, and that means being an expert in everything opposite of workplace bullying. I eradicate workplace bullying for my clients by helping them replace bullying with a positive workplace culture and engaged employees. When employees are engaged, when […]

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3 Ways to use Recognition to Boost Performance and Engagement

July 12, 2016

  Co-authored by: Irv Rubin Ph.D., CEO Matt Stone, J.D., COO Temenos, Inc.   Recognition is one of the most powerful development and morale-building tools. Most people will likely nod in agreement with this statement, yet the truth is that far too few managers are using recognition as effectively as they could to lead their […]

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