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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Virtual Rewards Cards: A Social-Distancing Solution to Employee Loyalty

Posted by a2g on September 18, 2020

Showing employee appreciation and incentivizing employees is turning out to be a concept of tested certainty even in uncertain times. With many companies furloughing employees, working from home has been a great way to keep workers working and keep companies afloat, but it’s not without its own challenges. How do you incentivize, reward, and motivate […]

Truth in Crisis: How The Current Situation Shines a Light on both Good and Bad Examples of Employee Loyalty

Posted by a2g on August 20, 2020

The current crisis has had devastating impacts on public health and business. And while the tragedy of this virus and its toll on individuals and families can’t be overstated, one thing about crisis that often goes overlooked is its revelatory powers. Whether it’s a mirror that shows us ourselves at our worst (panicking, hoarding toilet […]

Can Performance Bonuses Make Other Employees Feel Left Out?

Posted by a2g on August 12, 2020

Employees who feel excluded may be less invested in succeeding within your company, as well as the company’s success as a whole. Leaving out employees can create a toxic work culture with distrust, issues with morale, and lapses in productivity. Teambuilding, active inclusion, social activities, and other strategies are proven effective for keeping employees from […]

What Makes the “Best Places to Work” the Best Places to Work?

Posted by a2g on May 29, 2020

We’ve all seen lists of the best companies to work for, or articles about how company X and brand Y are the best places to work. But less often are we able to glean what exactly that perfect formula is for a “best place to work,” and, crucially, how it can be applied to our […]