Summer is a time for relaxing in the sun near a beautiful body of water, not for working. At least that is what we are conditioned to think as children. However, life as an adult is very different, with most of us finding ourselves in a cold and austere office working throughout the summer. This causes many […]
A recent study by Project Time Off concludes that 40 percent of American workers left vacation time on the table last year despite the fact that it is widely accepted that a strong workforce requires adequate time off. Many European workers, particularly those in France, Scandinavia and Germany, routinely take off six weeks of vacation time per […]
One-on-one meetings are an opportunity to engage with your employees as well as address any issues they may be facing. By engaging them effectively, you will recharge your employees and help them work more productively. Many employers implement one-on-one meetings, however they typically don’t put much thought into how to make them effective. Here are some tips […]
If you have noticed a lull in productivity among your employees, there may be some surprising reasons why. We’ve put together a list of some of the most surprising productivity drains employees face:
Group Emails – Email is an important tool when working. However, many employees are often facing full inboxes and feel the pressure to respond […]
When employers hire new employees, they typically welcome them with training checklists, meetings, an office tour and other necessary tasks. Though this approach is important for orientating the new staff member, it fails to really welcome the new employee and make them feel appreciated.
When you hire a new employee, you only have one chance to make a […]
Wellness programs revolve around incentives for employees to improve their health. This can include incentives to exercise, such as offering a gym membership discount or exercise equipment at the workplace. Others may focus on smoking cessation which is a key contributor to many illnesses. Some wellness programs will also offer healthy food in the break room that […]