20 Ideas for Rethinking Employee Performance Reviews

The employee performance review is a rite of passage at every job. It’s an accepted convention that once a year, you will meet with your boss one-on-one to discuss the quality of your work in the past year. Your strengths and weaknesses will be covered and your salary may be […]

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Employee Engagement Begins with your Company’s Core Values

In any community, shared values are what bring people together. They let members know what’s right, what’s wrong, and what outcomes people should prioritize over others. Shared values keep people moving toward the same goal. In a way, they are the foundation of any relationship–I trust that you will behave […]

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Mentoring: How Does it Work and Who Should be One?

Experience is a powerful resource that isn’t always easy to quantify. While some companies hire for potential value over previous experience, the deep knowledge gleaned from years within a role or organization is incredibly valuable. Millennials are now entering intermediate and senior level positions, and will comprise 75% of the […]

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Workplace Wellbeing: 50 Ideas for Healthier and Happier Employees

Successful companies are finally beginning to figure out that considering their employees as whole, complex people—as opposed to tools that perform a necessary function—is the right, moral, and profitable thing to do. Groundbreaking research into employee engagement and workplace wellbeing over the past two decades has revealed that healthy, happy […]

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Top 3 Company Benefits to Drive Employee Engagement

When it comes to the benefits of company perks, the recipe is usually simple. If a company has great benefits, employee engagement will rise and in turn, so will revenue. But if businesses do not offer the proper employee benefits, employee engagement can decrease resulting in lost productivity. The latter […]

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These 3 Leadership Styles Can Define a Company’s Culture

Think back to your old managers. Maybe one boss was like a strict military general who expected orders to be followed without question. Perhaps there was the boss great at being liked – but not so great at making tough decisions. Or maybe you had a manager so stingy with […]

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18 Ways You Can Make Your Employees Feel Empowered

Are your employees able to make their own decisions about how they work? The answer to this question may have deeper implications than you think. One study surveyed 1,168 employees from 31 different foundations and found that “foundation staff members are most satisfied in their jobs when they feel empowered […]

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We’re really excited to share with you what we’ve been working on for the past few weeks. Since the beginning of Honestly, we have invested all of our time and energy into creating meaningful relationships between companies and their employees and customers. Honestly’s purpose and mission is best described as […]

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5 Onboarding Ideas To Inspire Your Team

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when hearing the word ONBOARDING? Orientation, of course. Whether you’re a freshman in high school or college, the first day anywhere can be overwhelming and nerve-racking; yet, very exciting and productive. Getting your new hire acquainted with the company goals and values […]

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7 Effective Employee Retention Strategies

In 2017, money is NOT the only thing that motivates employees. It’s no longer enough to keep just the customers happy, but also one’s own employees. Employee retention is vital to any organization’s success. Captivated and satisfied employees are an organization’s most valuable asset; they play a big role in […]

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