Motivation and Retention

News and Articles About Motivation and Retention

Inside 3 Inspiring Workplaces
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Inside 3 Inspiring Workplaces

Successful entrepreneurs take us on a tour of their amazing offices and explain how their work environment inspires creativity.
Gwen Moran
Quirky Startup Perks: 'A Mating Call' for Tech Talent?
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Quirky Startup Perks: 'A Mating Call' for Tech Talent?

Between bacon-wrapped cash, winery outings and a year's supply of PBR, startups are rolling out all the stops for top talent.
Susan Johnston
What Really Motivates Employees? [Infographic]
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What Really Motivates Employees? [Infographic]

Money isn't always the biggest motivator. Here's a look at what your employees really want.
Kathleen Davis
How to Empower Employees by Asking Questions
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How to Empower Employees by Asking Questions

Help employees solve their own problems, what you can learn from Barbara Corcoran's cross-dressing party, rewarding failure and more: our best tips of the week.
Brian Patrick Eha
What Your Desk Says About You
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What Your Desk Says About You

Understanding the personality clues behind what we keep on our desks.
Nadia Goodman
How to Motivate Creative Employees
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How to Motivate Creative Employees

Four tips to help you inspire creative employees to share new business ideas.
Nadia Goodman
Methods for Building Employee Loyalty
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Methods for Building Employee Loyalty

How to inspire loyal employees that go above and beyond the call of duty.
Nadia Goodman
Inside Employee Motivation: Does Money Really Make a Difference?
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Inside Employee Motivation: Does Money Really Make a Difference?

Encouraging the best from your team is more complicated than just paying more than the competition. Here, a look inside what really motivates employees.
Nadia Goodman
Gary Vaynerchuk on Connecting With Employees on a Personal Level
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Gary Vaynerchuk on Connecting With Employees on a Personal Level

The entrepreneur talks about the power of recognizing workers as individuals.
Laura Lorber
3 Ways to Make Employee Gifts More Meaningful
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3 Ways to Make Employee Gifts More Meaningful

How to go beyond the typical holiday bonus to reward employees.
Lisa Evans
5 Ways You Can Be Happier at Work Right Now
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5 Ways You Can Be Happier at Work Right Now

Easy steps you can take to improve your mood and performance.
Lisa Evans
5 Ways to Reward Employees When Raises Aren't an Option
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5 Ways to Reward Employees When Raises Aren't an Option

In these tough economic times, raises and bonus pay for deserving employees may be out of the question. Here are some alternative ways to keep your team happy and loyal.
Need Help Retaining Employees? Some Apps for That
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Need Help Retaining Employees? Some Apps for That

Social media-style programs give workers public kudos when they go above and beyond. Consider these employee rewards-and-recognition apps.
Michelle V. Rafter
Seven Ways to Get Your Unmotivated Workers Off Their Butts
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Seven Ways to Get Your Unmotivated Workers Off Their Butts

Here are some tips for getting workers fired up and raring to achieve your company's goals.
Carol Tice