Motivation and Retention
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Get blase employees motivated about their jobs, and they'll really take care of business.
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.
Better work on keeping your top-notch talent now--while it's still an employers' job market.
If you want to hire fresh talent, you'll have to pay them more. But what will your existing staff say?
Want to offer flex time, casual dress or other nonpaid incentives? Keep a casual culture productive using results-based communication.
Don't assume every glitch is a result of poor performance. Instead, look for failures in the system.
How to retain employees when pay raises and job security are but a memory
Turnover isn't necessarily a fact of life. Learn to keep your employees in the fold.
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.
Rewarding employees for a job well-done will do wonders for their performance--and your bottom line.
Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, so here are 3 more ways to keep your employees happy.
Great customer service isn't just about serving the people <i>outside</i> your company.
Loosen up! It is still possible to run a company where cracking smiles and having a blast are part of the daily routine.
Is it better to cut positions or just salaries? . . . and carry the eight . . . wait, stop calculating and think of employee morale.
Of horses and carts and management: helping your employees understand what their jobs are
It's OK to ask questions. But be careful not to step on any toes in the process.
Get employees and customers to do what you want by giving them what they want.
Your remaining staff is picking up the slack, but you can't afford to pay them more. So how do you keep them happy?
When jobs are repetitive and boring, they will not be done well. Have you examined your employees' job descriptions lately?
You've laid off part of your staff. Now how can you convince those remaining that your company will survive?
The perks to keep and cut
You don't have to spend a bundle to reinforce good behavior.
Should you match an offer an employee gets from another company?
When employees are burned out, will giving them a change of scenery help?
Encouraging your employees is good, but providing positive reinforcement is even better.
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