Employee Recognition & “The Jelly of The Month Club”

Every year around the holidays I watch this movie – and every year the same lesson learned holds true.

Achieving success through people means recognizing and thanking them for a job well done!

How do thank your employees?

Tis the season – one reminder of the holiday season is the comedy Christmas Vacation. The 80’s classic is full […]

By |December 18th, 2016|Engagement, Leadership, Retention, Strategy, Team Performance|0 Comments

The 5 most annoying co-workers (told in MEMEs)

Every office has them.  Those annoying co-workers that do things that drive you insane.  These behaviors are productivity drains – meaning…they waste time throughout the day you could be working because you need to pause and likely complain to your friends and co-workers about said behaviors.

These annoying co-workers do these annoying things for different reasons […]

By |August 11th, 2016|Communication, Recruitment, Retention, Team Performance|0 Comments

5 Things Employees Really Do At Work (Told in MEMEs)

By |July 13th, 2016|Engagement, Generations, Retention|0 Comments

#TuesdayTip – Recognize, recognize, recognize…

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – recognize, recognize, recognize! People have a fundamental human need to feel valued, heard and appreciated – particularly when they feel they’ve done a great job. If you’re not sure how to recognize for a job well done – ask your people. Give those who deserve […]

By |June 21st, 2016|#TuesdayTip, Retention, Team Performance|0 Comments

5 Reasons Why Your Employees Hate Their Jobs

According to Gallup research – roughly 70% of employees are unhappy.  For those of you at home who are keeping track – that means only 3 out of every 10 employees are happy with their job.

I’m no mathematician but those are not good odds.

When your employees are unhappy – your customers are likely unhappy, too. […]

By |June 13th, 2016|Culture, Engagement, Leadership, Retention|0 Comments

How TSA Can Fix the Problems That Make Air Travel Suck

Fly the sorta friendly skies? If you’ve stood in line at a TSA check-point lately, you know the pain is real.  Long lines, unfriendly agents, and baffling processes (why are most of the check-point gates closed??) have lead to an astronomical 18,000 complaints every year.

TSA’s administrator – Paul Neffenger – was asked by Today Show Hosts’ Matt Lauer […]

What Can You do to Attract & Retain #Millennial #Talent?

By |November 5th, 2015|Engagement, Retention|0 Comments

7 Questions to Ask on Your Next #Job Interview

So you’re going on a job interview?  Congrats #jobseekers!  A job interview is an exciting yet nerve wracking task.  

It’s a lot like speed dating.  You have a short window to shine and get a feel for a fit, the hiring manager, and the culture of the organization.  It’s a lot to absorb in a […]

By |September 17th, 2015|Engagement, Recruitment, Retention, Workplace advice|0 Comments

Why are 65% of Employees Actively Looking for a New Job?

That is not a typo.

We asked our customers and our readers 3 questions:

Do you hate your job?
If so – why?
And are you looking for a new job?

65% of respondents said they were actively looking for a new job.  
The average cost to replace each employee is 1.5 times their annual salary.  Take 65% of your […]

By |September 10th, 2015|Communication, Culture, Leadership, Retention, Strategy|0 Comments

Do you hate your job?

By |August 26th, 2015|Engagement, Recruitment, Retention, Team Performance|1 Comment