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4 Common Employee Engagement Killers (And How to Fix Them!)

January 26th, 2016

The New Year is a great time to measure, analyze and, if necessary, revamp your employee engagement strategy. Having a solid plan for retention, keeping morale high and ensuring your team is actively engaged is necessary for the cohesion and productivity of your office. Here are four common ways employee engagement decreases, and what you can do to avoid them.

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4 Ways Employee Engagement Decreases

  1. Not Recognizing Achievements

You may forget to recognize your team members for their achievements if it’s all in a day’s work, but if the job has been done well, say so! A little self-esteem boost can go a long way and workers who never hear they’ve done a good job are not likely to stay at your company. The next time you’re impressed with the work your employees have done, tell them! Read the rest of this entry »

[Motivating Employees] 5 Traits of a Great Boss

September 15th, 2015

If you’ve ever had a terrible boss, you know it can have a powerful negative effect on motivating employees; working with a great team leader does just the opposite. Here are five personality traits that can make your employees more committed to their jobs, productive in the office and happier with their career.

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[Motivating Employees] 5 Traits of a Great Boss

  1. Predictable

Great bosses are available to workers and don’t make a habit of erratic behavior. Constantly switching up job processes, goals or making unreasonable demands are all easy ways to cause your team stress and push them toward the exit. While it’s perfectly alright to shake things up in the office, great leaders are strong in their decisions and are pleasantly predictable. Read the rest of this entry »

Motivating Your Team: 3 Tips for Unproductive Employees

March 17th, 2015

Offices are comprised of many different employees, from the actively engaged to the outright unmotivated. Motivating employees comes in many different forms and employing various approaches works to establish loyalty and commitment from workers.

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Why Are Employees Unproductive?

There are many reasons for a worker to become disengaged and unproductive on the job. Some reasons include a lack of career opportunities or upward mobility, low enthusiasm, lack of communication or an employee may feel they don’t make an impact on the company. Here are 3 tips for motivating unproductive employees. Read the rest of this entry »