Motivation and Retention

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Why Paying a Living Wage Is Smart Business
Wages

Why Paying a Living Wage Is Smart Business

Low wages and skimpy benefits are no bargain if good employees can't afford to keep working for you.
Hari Ravichandran
The Fine Line Between What You Do and Don't Owe Employees
Managing Employees

The Fine Line Between What You Do and Don't Owe Employees

As their employer, here are four things you are expected to give to your workers, and four you aren't.
Andre Lavoie
6 Ways to Build a More Cohesive Team
Team-building

6 Ways to Build a More Cohesive Team

Small but thoughtful initiatives to enhance communication and avert tensions can significantly improve your team's results.
Jacqueline Whitmore
6 Must-Do Steps to Ensure New Employees Start on the Right Foot
Hiring

6 Must-Do Steps to Ensure New Employees Start on the Right Foot

If you haven't put much thought or effort into your onboarding process in the past, the following tips will ensure that your relationship starts out on solid ground from day one.
Eric Siu
Facts and Fallacies in the Engagement and Retention of High-Potential Leaders
Motivation and Retention

Facts and Fallacies in the Engagement and Retention of High-Potential Leaders

Next time you want to engage an important employee, use this on-the-job approach.
Stephen Hrop
Reduce Turnover in Customer Service With These 3 Tips
Customer Service

Reduce Turnover in Customer Service With These 3 Tips

Here's how to keep your best consumer-facing employees.
Max Yoder
4 Reasons You Need to Embrace Transparency in the Workplace
Transparency

4 Reasons You Need to Embrace Transparency in the Workplace

Companies have found success, both with employees and customers, by sharing information.
Andre Lavoie
The Surprising Perk Employees Want That Costs the Company Nothing
Employee Morale

The Surprising Perk Employees Want That Costs the Company Nothing

Many startups offer free meals and ping-pong but employees most value open communication.
Matt Straz
5 Companies Tell Us How They Retain Their Best Talent
Employee Retention

5 Companies Tell Us How They Retain Their Best Talent

World Travel Holdings, Aetna, Intuit, Kaplan and Fitwall share their secrets.
Sara Sutton Fell
The Top Thing Employees Want From Their Bosses, and It's Not a Promotion
Managing Employees

The Top Thing Employees Want From Their Bosses, and It's Not a Promotion

A performance bonus here or a catered lunch there are sure to be welcome with open arms, but they aren't what employees value most in the workplace.
Andre Lavoie
5 Ways to Keep Employees Inspired and in Love With Their Jobs
Motivation and Retention

5 Ways to Keep Employees Inspired and in Love With Their Jobs

It's not easy, but if you want motivated workers who stick around.
Andre Lavoie
4 Tips to Create a Productive and Healthy Culture
Company Culture

4 Tips to Create a Productive and Healthy Culture

Creating a positive environment will help your company retain talent and keep employees happy.
Drew Austin
To Motivate Employees, Find a Balance Between Job Enrichment and Job Enlargement
Motivation

To Motivate Employees, Find a Balance Between Job Enrichment and Job Enlargement

To enrich the work experience and instill motivation in your employees, implement these practices into your organization.
Jason Kulpa