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Recognizing Employees Goes Deeper Than Dollars

Recognizing employees goes deeper than dollars

Does your organization have a reward and recognition program in place? Recognizing talent takes small steps, doesn’t require major expenditures, and has a BIG, three-pillar impact: According to WorkStars, 69% of employees would work harder if they felt their efforts were better appreciated. “The common denominator that I’ve found in every single interview is that …

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All Onboard

All Onboard! 3 Signs Onboarding Needs to Be Fixed

New employees decide within the first 30 days whether they feel welcome in the organization. Additionally, 1 in 25 people leave a new job just because of a poor (or no) onboarding program. (SHRM Statistics courtesy of Clickboarding.com) If new employee turnover is adding stress to your organization, one way to curb that is to …

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Mind the Gap

Learn More About The Training Gap

POLL:  Did you undergo training in your current position at your company? A. I wasn’t “trained,” I was thrown to the wolves on my first day.That’s normal, though… right? B. Osmosis, baby! I followed someone for a while and watched what they were doing. C. I could probably still use a little training… D. I …

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Stretching

Time to Revise These 3 Training Lies [Fact vs Fiction]

58% of managers reported they haven’t been given actual management training.* Yikes. Despite hiring candidates who would likely be great leaders, we aren’t taking the steps to train them on actually leading a team. This training gap gets costly. According to the Association for Talent Development, companies that offer comprehensive training programs have 218% higher …

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You Need These 5 Work-Life Balance Tips

The last time I addressed work-life balance was back in May 2016 in a post titled, “Managing Work and Family: It’s a Delicate Balance,” one of our most popular topics to date. I’d reported that 46% of workers complained they lacked balance. The 2018 poll I reviewed today showed staggeringly that this number has climbed to …

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Heart

Want Harmonious Work Relationships?

With Valentine’s Day bringing up thoughts of relationships, we thought it was the perfect time to share how to foster more harmonious relationships in the workplace. And one of the most effective ways to have better relationships at work? Empathy. Do you think of yourself as an empathetic person? Have you ever thought about what …

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Email

Are emails making you crazy?

Poor communication has been a major reoccurring challenge for our clients. We want to help you manage your email better in 2018. We’re all inundated with emails, aren’t we? Even though email helps us run our professional lives, it can also, very literally, run your professional life. “Just one more email – and then I’ll …

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Improve Communication In Your Team [TIPS]

The beginning lyrics of the song, “Do You Hear What I Hear…?” playing on radios and in retail stores has been ringing in my head, causing me to think about communications in the workplace. Today’s workplace employs multiple generations, with different verbal and writing styles, plus a variety of applications for electronic communication and collaboration. …

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Holidays

Why Corporate Giving *Needs* to Be a Priority ????

Instead of giving gifts, every year, we make a conscious choice to give back to organizations in our community. Among them is one of our clients: Valparaiso YMCA. They transform lives through Healthy Living, Social Responsibility, and Youth Development. To get a behind-the scenes peek at our work together, click here to watch an exclusive …

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Pumpkin Pie

Giving Thanks To You.

Your readership is essential in helping us continue our mission: to help companies strengthen from within. Small to mid-sized businesses contact us when they are getting ready to take their business to the next level or in times of rapid growth. We provide solutions and ongoing support that assists everyone and everything working better together. …

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Fire! Fire! Fire! Fire Prevention Month, How to Keep Great Employees

For jobs earning less than $50,000 per year, or more than 40 percent of U.S. jobs, the average cost of replacing an employee amounts to fully 20 percent of the person’s annual salary.   Fire, Fire, Fire! In honor of fire prevention month, I’d like to talk about firing employees, or rather how to not get …

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Am I an Underutilized Employee, Or Do I Employ an Underutilized Employee?

  Are you unsure what an underutilized employee is? Are you possibly an underutilized employee and you aren’t sure how to approach your supervisor? Take a minute to let Theresa, help you get the conversation started, no matter which side of the desk you sit on. The videos below contain some tips on how to start …

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