Motivation and Retention

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9 Ways to Keep Employees Engaged

Follow these tips to power up the performance of your employees and your company.

Motivating Your Long-Suffering Employees

Every business can have a management slump. But what do you do with apathetic employees who are having trouble recovering from broken promises and never-realized visions? Try this plan.

How to Create a Winning Employee Retention Strategy

Keeping these four elements in mind will help your business hold on to the top people on your staff.

Rewarding Employees When Your Budget Is Tight

7 low-cost ways to make sure your employees are happy, healthy workers

Improving Employee Morale

Squash negative attitudes in the workplace and get your employees motivated again.

Building Morale

Don't underestimate how essential this intangible element is to your company's success.

When to Fire Problem Employees

Before you cut them loose, find out if it's possible to turn their performance around.

Improve Your Employees' Job Satisfaction

With an increasing number of workers eager to find a greater work/life balance, find out what you can do now to keep your employees happy.

Otherwise Engaged

Get blase employees motivated about their jobs, and they'll really take care of business.

How Much Turnover Is OK?

It's only natural you'll lose some employees now and then. Here's how to determine whether turnover is helping or hurting your business.

Hold On Tight

Better work on keeping your top-notch talent now--while it's still an employers' job market.

Tough Choices

If you want to hire fresh talent, you'll have to pay them more. But what will your existing staff say?

Offer Employee Perks While Still Getting Results

Want to offer flex time, casual dress or other nonpaid incentives? Keep a casual culture productive using results-based communication.

When Employees Miss Deadlines

Don't assume every glitch is a result of poor performance. Instead, look for failures in the system.

Need a Lift?

How to retain employees when pay raises and job security are but a memory

Please Don't Go

Turnover isn't necessarily a fact of life. Learn to keep your employees in the fold.

Becoming a Caring Leader

You don't have to act like Genghis Khan to get your employees to do their jobs. You'll develop a stronger company if you can develop your people skills.

Employee Recognition: Why It Matters

Rewarding employees for a job well-done will do wonders for their performance--and your bottom line.

More Tips for Internal Customer Service

Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, so here are 3 more ways to keep your employees happy.

Internal Customer Service: Getting Your Organization to Work Together

Great customer service isn't just about serving the people <i>outside</i> your company.

What Happened to the Fun?

Loosen up! It is still possible to run a company where cracking smiles and having a blast are part of the daily routine.

Keep the Faithful

Is it better to cut positions or just salaries? . . . and carry the eight . . . wait, stop calculating and think of employee morale.

Keeping Your Employees Moving Forward

Of horses and carts and management: helping your employees understand what their jobs are

Is Asking Questions Motivational--or Just Plain Irritating?

It's OK to ask questions. But be careful not to step on any toes in the process.

Having a Positive Influence

Get employees and customers to do what you want by giving them what they want.

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