Here’s Why You Should Have an Employee Appreciation Process

Thanksgiving – the season of gratitude – is just around the corner. What are you doing to show employees that you care for and appreciate them? If it’s not much, then you might want to reconsider. In fact, studies show that when employees feel valued through a formal appreciation process, it leads to: Higher retention.… Read More »

Here’s How You Can Use Technology to Engage Candidates

With low unemployment, competition for the best candidates is fierce. That’s why you need access to the top tools and technology possible to source and engage candidates, especially ones that are passive. What are a few ways that are easy to put them to use? Here’s a look: Uncover any mutual connections. The beauty of… Read More »

5 Training Tips to Get the Most Out of Your New Hire

Hiring is a lot of work with many steps involved. And even when you find that right-fit person, there’s still more to do. The good news is that if you take a strategic approach and properly train them, you can make the most of your new hire and get them up and running faster. To… Read More »

Don’t Fire Employees, Retrain Them Instead

You have an underperforming employee – one that’s typically hard-working – and aren’t totally sure about what to do. You don’t want to fire them, but they’re just not cutting it in the department they’re in. If this sounds familiar, consider retraining them instead. Here’s why: They have the right soft skills. Soft skills are… Read More »

7 Exercises Your Team Should Be Doing Throughout the Day

Your employees work a lot, spending most of their waking hours in the office. This might help them meet your productivity goals; however, their health can take a hit as a result. And they’re not alone. In fact, according to statistics, only about one in three adults in the U.S. get the recommended amount of… Read More »

Here’s Why Taking a Walk During Work Can Help Your Morale

Work can be stressful. From hot projects to tight deadlines and difficult customers, it can certainly take a toll on the overall well-being of both you and your staff. Not only that, but if you’re all sitting in front of computers all day, it’s even worse. This can drain your brain and deplete energy. One… Read More »

How Do You Handle A Burnt Out Employee?

When an employee isn’t meeting expectations and giving you grief in the process, it’s time for disciplinary action, right? Not so fast. There could be a good reason especially when it’s coming from someone who is usually a top performer. In fact, when a talented team member suddenly seems disengaged and off their game, it… Read More »

10 Ways You Can Improve Productivity On Your Team

It’s the dog days of summer. As a result, your team might not be as motivated as you’d like them to be. Short of asking them to work more hours, what can you do? There are many different ways you can boost productivity and get your people back on track toward getting more done. Here’s… Read More »

5 Tips On How To Spark Creativity In The Workplace

Being creative in the workplace is vital to success. Not only can it improve innovation and build morale, but it can also lead your staff to uncover new and better ways to handle work. To help you leverage the power of it in the workplace, here are a few tips from the Kansas City marketing… Read More »

How To Talk to the Employee Who Knows Everything

Have an employee who thinks they know everything? Their answers are always right. They dismiss the opinions of others. And they don’t want to collaborate because their way is the only way. If this sounds familiar, it can be difficult to deal with, especially when you need this person to be open to feedback and… Read More »