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Loyalty Starts From The Start

Clever title, don’t you think? But it’s true, employee and customer loyalty starts from the first day. The first day on the job, the new employee needs to get acclimated quickly to the routines and minutiae of the company. A stressful challenge when there are new processes, technologies, people, and rules to account for in […]

Do Dress Codes At The Office Work?

Do you have to worry about what you wear to the office? Does your appearance affect how your supervisor views you as a committed employee? Strict dress codes in the office still exist for some companies. The belief in a dress code stems from the idea that when employees take special care and consideration in […]

10 Ways to Keep Employees Happy

Employee happiness, what every employer wants and (hopefully) gets. Good companies strive to achieve a culture of happiness in the office. Every culture does it different – from holiday parties to unlimited vacation to catered lunches. Removing all the fun perks, what are the core values of keeping employees happy? Here are 10 ways to […]

Get Real! It’s A Worthwhile Risk

Get real! Those two words just might have some major bearing on the workforce today. Getting real is all about how a company portrays itself to a candidate, and how a candidate portrays himself or herself to a company. This isn’t groundbreaking news, its just something that we feel is important to reiterate every now […]

Would You Do It?

Today’s post is inspired by courage, and a little flexibility. Heineken’s newest ad is titled Dropped, and it shows random strangers dropping their travel plan to take on another, surprise one. The premise is based on being adventurous and taking a risk. We don’t want to spoil all the fun and ruin the surprise, so […]

Who Is Responsible for Employee Engagement?

We found an interesting article the other day about who really shoulders the responsibility of employee engagement. Only one team member, or level, should never be on the receiving end of the pointed fingers, because there is a responsibility amongst the team to carry their own share of it. Employee engagement is necessary. With no […]

Focus on the Future

When J.C. Penney let go of its CEO, how well do you think they handled breaking the news to its employees? If you guessed not so well – well, you’re correct. Blogger and author Aubrey Daniels writes in his blog the major mistake J.C. Penney made when they began to focus on the past, instead […]

Employee Engagement [INFOGRAPHIC]

We found this fantastic infographic from HR blog Staff Motivation Matters – that we really wanted to share! Employee engagement is extremely important in a company’s success. High levels of productivity and low levels of employee turnover create that coveted sweet spot of employee engagement all companies strive to achieve. No matter what country a […]

Hire The Person, Not Just Their Skills

Hiring a job candidate is a strategic and time-consuming process for many companies. It requires a match of skills, experience, and personality between the candidate and the position. Matching a candidate with a position can take a few days, or even weeks. Of course, companies should take careful consideration into matching the skills and experience […]

Never Settle

In today’s economy, there a variety of reasons why someone could convince themselves that they should take the first job they are offered, despite it being a mediocre position. “At least I can start here and work my way up.” “A paycheck is better than nothing.” “I might not get anything else for a while.” […]