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10 Employee Motivation Strategies That Actually Work

10 Employee Motivation Strategies That Actually Work

Organizations that understand employee motivation strategies are ahead of the game when it comes to performance and productivity. Motivation is the key to unlocking enhanced performance in your most valuable resources - your people. However, according to Gallup, only...

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20 Fun Ways To Welcome New Employees

20 Fun Ways To Welcome New Employees

Starting a new job with an employer is nerve-wracking, even for the best of us. It doesn't matter whether you're embarking on your career or are a seasoned pro. A warm welcome from new team members makes all the difference. It calms those first-day nerves and helps...

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Knowledge Transfer Process In Six Simple Steps

Knowledge Transfer Process In Six Simple Steps

Have you ever had a veteran employee leave only to discover you have a massive void? We've all been there. Whether through retirement or resignation, a lot of key knowledge is walking out the door daily. Here’s the deal. According to the latest stats, 10,000 Baby...

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Kickstart Your Employee Engagement Communication Strategy

Kickstart Your Employee Engagement Communication Strategy

Kickstart your employee engagement communication strategy with these best practices. Whatever way you cut it, effective communication is the icing on the cake of employee engagement. Communication is a vital ingredient in developing the personal connections that...

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Intranet In Business: Definition, Benefits, And Uses Explained

Intranet In Business: Definition, Benefits, And Uses Explained

"Traditional intranets are dead — modern intranets are alive and well," declared research and consulting firm Gartner in a recent report. Intranet software has indeed come a long way since its first appearance in the 1990s. Intranet platforms are thriving in today's...

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Identifying Workplace Bullying: 7 Signs of Bullying at Work

Identifying Workplace Bullying: 7 Signs of Bullying at Work

If you thought bullying was confined to the playground, it's time to think again. Described as an office cancer by some commentators, incidents of workplace bullying are increasing, creating a toxic work environment. According to data from the Workplace Bullying...

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Employee Retention Strategies to Hang On to Your Best Workers

Employee Retention Strategies to Hang On to Your Best Workers

What started in late 2020 with a rapid explosion of pandemic-flamed turnover rapidly grew to be a long-lasting phenomenon. Dubbed the Great Resignation, it's still affecting all industries and job categories. Employee retention is now a hot topic across the globe. And...

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All You Need To Know About Instant Messaging In The Workplace

All You Need To Know About Instant Messaging In The Workplace

The ping of instant messages is now commonplace in organizations worldwide. Many of us already use messaging apps to connect with friends and family, and worldwide, accounts have hit over eight billion. So, it's no surprise that business instant messaging apps have...

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HR Intranet: 10 Compelling Benefits For Human Resources

HR Intranet: 10 Compelling Benefits For Human Resources

The human resources team is at the heart of every organization. Traditionally, its primary focus has been people and relationships. In today’s digital workplace, those face-to-face relationships that have been so integral to HR are changing. The Covid pandemic...

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Employee Directory Software: The Intranet Solution

Employee Directory Software: The Intranet Solution

Are you looking for employee directory software? Well, try googling ‘employee directory software’, and you’ll find hundreds of results. And yes, most of them will do what it says on the box and deliver a functioning employee directory. But that’s it – that’s all they...

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Fighting To Keep Employees During The Great Resignation

Fighting To Keep Employees During The Great Resignation

The pandemic-led tsunami of the so-called Great Resignation is still rumbling along. In the past year, more than 4 million Americans quit their jobs every month. There's no doubt employees are restless. Furthermore, the impact of employee churn is made worse by the...

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100 Remote Work Statistics

100 Remote Work Statistics

When the lights went out in workplaces worldwide in 2020, no one anticipated the dramatic impact on how we work. However, there’s no doubt remote work is here to stay. What started as an emergency measure during the COVID-19 pandemic has become mainstream. Three years...

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Out Of Office: Remote Work In 2023

Out Of Office: Remote Work In 2023

If we have one thing to thank the pandemic for, it’s the explosion in remote work. And here’s the deal: From 2018 to 2021, the number of full-time remote workers more than quadrupled. Now that the dust has settled and restrictions have been eased, what’s the future of...

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Examples Of A Bad Leader: 10 Lousy Traits To Watch Out For

Examples Of A Bad Leader: 10 Lousy Traits To Watch Out For

Whether it’s The Office or Bad Bosses, we have all enjoyed a laugh at these humorous examples of a bad leader. However, the joke isn't so funny when it's real life. You only have to look at Elon Musk and Twitter to see the real-world impact of poor leadership. His...

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Business Casual Dress Code For Workplaces In 2023

Business Casual Dress Code For Workplaces In 2023

With the explosion in hybrid working, nailing a business casual look in the workplace has got a bit more complicated. Here’s the deal: Business casual means different things in different companies and industries. What’s acceptable in a law firm may be too formal and...

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Employee Morale: The Ultimate Definition

Employee Morale: The Ultimate Definition

Unproductive, unhappy, zombie-like workers simply going through the motions – we all know low employee morale when we see it. However, recognizing it and knowing how to change, is entirely different. This ultimate definition takes you through all you need to know. We...

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Barriers To Effective Communication

Barriers To Effective Communication

Effective communication is a critical component of everyday life, both in personal relationships and in the workplace. It allows us to share ideas, thoughts, and information with others in a clear and understandable way. There are various methods of communication,...

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Internal Website: Uses, Features And Setup

Internal Website: Uses, Features And Setup

Many companies spend top dollar on trend-setting customer-facing websites with all the bells and whistles. However, often it’s a different story with their internal versions. If there is one, it’s usually cluttered with outdated content, making it impossible to...

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55 Questions To Ask A CEO

55 Questions To Ask A CEO

The drive to engage workers has had one perhaps unexpected benefit. Among the many other fantastic spinoffs, it has increased CEOs’ visibility. Chief executives have emerged from behind closed doors to mix and mingle with staff across the organization. From online...

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Collaborative Communication: Why It Matters

Collaborative Communication: Why It Matters

Tackling complex problems, fostering creativity and nurturing collaborative solutions is universal in business today. The terms cooperation, coordination, and collaboration are often used interchangeably. However, collaboration refers to a higher level of joint...

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How To Build Trust In A Team: 10 Proven Strategies That Work

How To Build Trust In A Team: 10 Proven Strategies That Work

Every HR professional worth their salt knows that building trust is the key to lasting success in teams. After all, you deal with the fallout from breakdowns in trust every day. Miscommunication, conflict, poor performance, and high turnover are just some of the...

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CSR and Corporate Citizenship: What Every SME Needs To Know

CSR and Corporate Citizenship: What Every SME Needs To Know

CSR can feel like one initiative too many for many small to medium-sized businesses. After all, human resources and budgets are always tight. However, the recent COP27 summit has once again highlighted the urgent need and collective responsibility for action on...

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No Call No Show Policy In Four Easy Steps

No Call No Show Policy In Four Easy Steps

Every manager knows how frustrating it is when your carefully crafted work schedule falls over because someone fails to show up. Life happens – you get that. Whether it’s an emergency or illness, sometimes employees can’t get to work. But when your staffer doesn’t let...

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What Is A Digital Workplace: The Ultimate Definition

What Is A Digital Workplace: The Ultimate Definition

First coined by DWG in 2009, back then the term digital workplace was new and exciting. Organizations were tentatively embracing the cloud, setting up intranets, and jumping on the Yammer bandwagon. Fast forward several years and one pandemic later, and it’s a...

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12 Top Tips To Power Up Your HR Comms

12 Top Tips To Power Up Your HR Comms

HR is the beating heart of every business, connecting management and staff. Get HR comms right, and the whole organization thrives. Impacting employee engagement, morale, and productivity, plus much more, HR communications are vital to business success. However,...

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5 Stages Of The Employee Life Cycle And Why They Matter

5 Stages Of The Employee Life Cycle And Why They Matter

It’s official – recruitment and retention have gotten a whole lot harder. That’s the bottom-line impact of the Great Resignation currently affecting global businesses of all shapes and sizes. And when it comes to taking action, the employee life cycle is a valuable...

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Employee Engagement Action Plan: It’s Time For Action

Employee Engagement Action Plan: It’s Time For Action

If your organization is serious about making a real difference to employee engagement, an action plan is perfect for getting started. Less than one-third of US workers feel engaged in the workplace, and the time to act is now. Businesses with high engagement report...

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