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A Guide to Employee Recognition
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A Guide to Employee Recognition

Employee recognition is essential to a successful and thriving workplace and key to overall employee satisfaction. It is a way to show appreciation for employees’ hard work and dedication and helps boost morale, productivity, and overall job satisfaction. Let’s explore the importance of employee recognition, how to develop a recognition program, and look at the best practices for recognizing employees. …

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Improving middle manager performance through engagement
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Improving middle manager performance through engagement

Every member of the hierarchy likes to be credited for the overall project or business success. However, none are quite as impactful as middle management.  Middle managers account for a 70% variance in employee experience. They are the fulcrum of workplace engagement, culture, and productivity. They have a greater impact on employee performance than any combination of employee benefits, purpose, …

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Exit Interviews: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Exit Interviews: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly  Losing staff is a fact of business so how can we still make it productive?  Exit interviews present an opportunity to learn about your business. It is a chance to reflect on the employee experience and get candid feedback from someone who’s decided to leave. Taking the time to assess whether …

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What do employees really want from their employers and job?

Is it money, fame, bragging rights, remote work, no dress code, corner office, expense account?  What is it that employees really want from their place of employment?  If we really dig into it, once extrinsic benefits such as salary, fair treatment, and benefits are at an acceptable level, intrinsic benefits become comparatively underserved.  Intrinsic benefits? These are the psychological rewards …

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What is a “Position Agreement” and How To Use One To Set Expectations Between Managers And Employees

The vast majority of job descriptions under-serve employees and yield little inspiration or clarity. With at least 50% of the workforce in a perpetual state of confusion with regard to what is expected of them, you begin to wonder if we can do better.  We can. It starts by ‘getting in sync’ as Ray D’Alio explains it. D’Alio is the …

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Eliminating Gender Bias in the Workplace

The gender pay gap frequently gets dismissed as a result of women’s choices. People who don’t want to entertain the thought that inequality is rife blame the ‘choice’ of women to work less hours, choose tending to their family or not demonstrating leadership. The problem is these ‘reasons’ aren’t empty canned responses.  In 29 US public medical schools, 90 of …

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