Motivation and Retention
News and Articles About Motivation and Retention
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.
Cold hard cash isn't the only way to get your employees performing their best. Take a look at this motivational philosophy.
How you treat your employees can affect them more than the vexing market situation.
Employees jumping ship for the stability of a brick-and-mortar? Try these tips for finding-and keeping-the good ones in these trying times.
How to help your office wallflowers blossom
If your employees work outside the office, beware: Your competitors <i>are </i>watching.
Your favorite former employees are back--catch 'em while you can.
Creativity is key to your business. Motivate your employees to share their ideas with these tips from our Employee Management Expert.
Sure, charities and nonprofits benefit from employee volunteer programs, but what about your business?
You're dangling an incentive-program carrot, but no one's biting. What now?
Incentives provide the "golden handcuffs" that keep employees from getting away.
Maybe you can't pay more, but you can still help low-wage workers stay healthy, happy and working for you.
How to be a mentor to your employees
Employees come and go, but how do you get their knowledge to stick around?