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National Employee Appreciation Day: Your Ultimate Guide for 2021

Posted by a2g on March 4, 2021

National Employee Appreciation Day is celebrated on the first Friday in March; this year it lands on March 5th. While appreciating employees is something you should be doing all year, Employee Appreciation Day presents a chance to go above and beyond and to really let employees know how valued they are! Now more than ever, […]

5 Tips to Improve Employee Health

Posted by a2g on March 3, 2021

Flexible Work Options Perhaps unsurprisingly, flexibility is one of the most desired aspects that potential employees look for in the positions that they apply for, but flexibility isn’t just some throwaway concept to fetch new hires, but a practical and meaningful way to improve employee health and well-being. The simple truth is that every employee […]

How to Foster Adaptability & Encourage Creativity in the Workplace

Posted by a2g on March 1, 2021

Office Design Often the first place people look when trying to foster adaptability and encourage creativity in the workplace is the physical design of the workplace itself – and with good reason! Poor office design can inhibit even the most creative and adaptable teams, and offices that are designed well can inspire creative thinking and […]

How Your Business Can Help COVID-19 Vaccination Roll-out

Posted by a2g on February 24, 2021

You want to create a safer environment for your workers and your communities while meaningfully helping to combat this unprecedented pandemic, but that can be easier said than done. Drumming up participation in this vaccine rollout might be more vital than ever, but that doesn’t mean it’s any easier. However, through effective incentives, education, planning, […]

How Companies Can Be Mindful of their Customers’ Struggles During COVID-19 

Posted by a2g on January 27, 2021

Despite the vaccine roll-out and a potential end of the pandemic on the horizon, cases continue to rise.  So after a long year of struggling with this pandemic, but a hopeful end in sight, it is more crucial now than ever to be sensitive to the struggles of your customers. Proving your brand to be […]

Employee Management During a Global Pandemic

Posted by a2g on January 21, 2021

Employee Management even under normal circumstances is a machine with a lot of moving parts. Successfully managing employees in the time of COVID-19 is a whole other story. More and more businesses are reopening from full or partial shutdowns while relying instead on safety measures such as social distancing and face coverings to regain a […]

One Industry’s Secret to Success: How Automakers Maintain Customer Loyalty in 2020

Posted by a2g on December 10, 2020

The Committed Customer Every business wishes people spoke about their product the way car owners talk about their cars. Whether they’re gathering the neighborhood in their driveway to talk about their new car, or swearing by the car they’ve had for years to anyone who will listen, product-enthusiasm for cars is higher than just about […]

Office Holiday Parties and COVID-19

Posted by a2g on December 2, 2020

Throwing an office holiday party might be a company tradition that has persisted unbroken for decades, or it might be a rather more recent way your company has decided to give back to your employees and boost morale. Either way, with the COVID-19 pandemic continuing into the holiday season, coming up with an effective way […]

Employee Performance Reviews: What’s the Right Frequency?

Posted by a2g on November 10, 2020

While it’s natural to dread the discomfort of being evaluated, or indeed to do the evaluating, constructive feedback is vital to the ongoing development of employees, can bolster the employee-manager relationship, and provide guidance for recognition, rewards, and incentives, as well as course-corrections. That said, as helpful as they might be, it can still be […]

Tips for Managing Customer Complaints This Holiday Season

Posted by a2g on October 29, 2020

Whether you’re in service, retail, or just about any business, the holiday season usually means crunch time. While Black Friday stampedes are hopefully not going to be a thing this year, customer issues and complaints from other avenues might actually be higher than ever. Properly fielding and resolving these complaints can mean the difference between […]