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[Employee Engagement] Should Companies Offer Office Snacks?

December 15th, 2015

Free office snacks are generally considered a luxury, offered by companies like Google, and used to boost employee engagement. Many mangers see this as an extra budget item that is hard to justify. However, office snacks can be a valuable tool in transforming your employees’ attitude toward the workplace and aiding in retaining your top team members. Here are three reasons to consider offering free office snacks in your workplace.


3 Reasons to Offer Office Snacks to Boost Employee Engagement

  1. Creates a Unique Work Environment

One of the best ways to attract and retain top talent is to offer a unique and fun work environment they are unlikely to find elsewhere. Painting the walls bright and motivating colors, creating open office spaces to boost collaboration and having a well-stocked break room with office snacks and other freebies is a great way to do this. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Tips for Writing a Social Media Policy

November 10th, 2015

If you’re looking for ways to protect your company’s reputation online, drafting a social media policy to include in your employee handbook is a good tactic. There are many ways improper social media use can tarnish your brand’s image, but disgruntled employees are one of the most common. Here are five tips for writing a comprehensive social media policy to set reasonable restrictions on your teams’ use of the Internet.


5 Tips for Writing a Social Media Policy

  1. Read Other Industry Policies

If you’re unsure where to start when drafting a social media policy, an easy way to get on track is to look at other company’s documents. This will help you determine language, set guidelines and figure out what you can mandate, within reason. Read the rest of this entry »

Employee Retention: 4 Tips for Keeping Great Team Members

March 24th, 2015

Employee retention is a tough issue in today’s job market. Once you’ve found great team members you work well with, it’s important to cultivate the relationship and keep them happy and engaged in your company. Stellar employees can become stale and actively disengaged; developing strategies for retaining team members is important.

This is a photo of happy employees.

What keeps your team members happy?

What is Employee Retention?

Employee retention is a company’s strategy for enhancing work satisfaction and employee engagement; it’s crucial for keeping employees and protecting the company’s financial goals. It’s estimated losing a mid-level manager can cost a business 100 percent of the worker’s salary. Here are 4 tips for keeping great team members. Read the rest of this entry »