Benefits of Diversity Management at your Workplace

”Two factors are relevant to us: Hiring people of diverse backgrounds, and providing a work environment in which they can live their talent” – Elke Heitmüller It is now more common to see companies promote an “international work environment” or demand “intercultural awareness” from applicants in their job adverts. This […]

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21 Ways to Motivate Employees and Increase Productivity

“You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” — Stephen King Today’s workforce is unlike any other before it. Recession and subsequent delays in retirement have led to five generations of workers, all at different stages in their careers and value to your organisation, jostling […]

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Are Job Satisfaction Rates Really Tied to Salary?

“It doesn’t matter whether you do small or big Job; what matters is job Contentment.” ― Mohith Agadi A report last year by The Conference Board showed that only half (51%, to be exact) of the 1,500 U.S. employees who responded to their study feel a general sense of satisfaction […]

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Welcome Gift Tips and Ideas for New Employees

A new employee’s first day can be a daunting experience for many reasons: pride in a new role, meeting new coworkers, and learning the ins and outs of their position are enough to overwhelm even the steadiest among us. As forward-thinking companies everywhere endeavor to maximize employee engagement, too many […]

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Analyze This: A Primer on People Analytics

“You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data.” — Daniel Keys Moran If yours is like most successful businesses, you’re using analytics to drive your development, target your customers, and optimize your operations, so why aren’t you using them to maximize your company’s human potential? […]

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Small But Mighty: Turn Your Small Team into a Tactical Force

Greater flexibility. Fewer resources. Faster training. Tighter schedules. Small teams allow for a more direct, personal approach to accomplishing goals. However, the benefits come packaged together with their own unique set of challenges. Today we’re taking a look at the various advantages and disadvantages of small teams, and what it […]

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Successful Teams Practice Psychological Safety

Have you put the research and effort into providing a vibrant benefits package, but just can’t shake the feeling your teams aren’t operating at a hundred percent? If so, psychological safety might be your missing link. Amy Edmondson, the Novartis Professor of Leadership at Harvard Business School, literally wrote the […]

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Improve Employee Retention With These 22 Tips

What’s your company’s turnover rate like these days? In recent years it’s become de rigueur for employees, especially millennials, to move on to (what they perceive as) greener pastures more frequently than their older colleagues. We’ve examined before how to improve employee retention, but a lot has changed in 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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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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How to Increase Employee Engagement by Creating a Culture of Belonging

In a fast changing business landscape, where only 15% of employees worldwide feel engaged in their jobs, while the other 85% are functioning below their potential, it’s obvious that organizations need to make a massive shift in how they create workplace cultures that increase employee engagement and maximize performance development. […]

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