How to Inspire Different Types of Motivation

Motivation is not an easy thing to master, but the reward for getting it right can be massive.

Much of the challenge comes from the varied and individualistic nature of motivation. Everyone is motivated by slightly (or dramatically) different things, and in different ways. Despite those variances, there's always a common thread you can follow to find success.

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By George Dickson on November 09, 2016

One Acre Fund's Allison Bream: Scaling Teams across the Globe

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Allie Bream from One Acre Fund.

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By George Dickson on November 02, 2016

How to Lead a Team Like a Pro Your First Time

There are a lot of reasons you can be put in a leadership position, and it's not always something you're prepared for. I've met a lot of reluctant de-facto leaders who have painstakingly grown to become outstanding leaders. Although most of them braved the crucible of trial and error to get to that level, you don't have to. 

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By George Dickson on October 26, 2016

7 Easy Ways to Support Professional Development Goals

Modern employees aren't just looking for a paycheck; they're looking for a mutually-beneficial partnership -- one that enriches and elevates both parties.

It's easier than you might think to develop an organizational culture that not only upholds its end of that partnership, but inspires employees at every level to do the same. 

Let's take a look at some easy steps you can take toward that goal.

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By George Dickson on October 19, 2016

Bonusly Integrates with Zenefits for Automated User Management

Managing HR for a growing team and keeping them engaged is easier when you have a great set of tools at your disposal.

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By George Dickson on October 18, 2016

HR Tech 2016: 5 Powerful Trends You Need to Know about

We just returned from the Annual HR Technology Conference and Expo in Chicago last week, and it was an incredibly rewarding experience.

HR Tech 2016 was a great opportunity to meet teams who use Bonusly face-to-face, to catch up with our friends in the industry, and learn about all the exciting new tools, technology, strategies, and methodologies driving HR forward into the future.

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By George Dickson on October 12, 2016

The Leadership Skills List You Need to Be a Better Coworker

Leadership isn't easy, and it's not something you're born with.

Counter to the common business mythology, most 'born leaders' actually developed their skills through their life's experiences and interactions.

Even virtuosos study and practice their craft.

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By George Dickson on October 05, 2016

How to Make a Work Anniversary Meaningful

Many organizations miss the point -- and the benefits -- of work anniversaries entirely.

Each year with a great employee on the team is an achievement that should be celebrated, but you can forget about handing out a plaque, a postcard, or a paperweight if you want it to be meaningful.

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By George Dickson on September 28, 2016

HR Tech Conference: 10 New Startups We're Excited to Visit

The 2016 HR Technology Conference and Exposition is an exciting ground for exploring and sharing new ideas. Whether it's a disruptive new concept, or a revolutionary approach to an old problem, the workplace of the future unfolds before us every year.

HR Tech's Startup Pavilion is a vibrant hub of ideas and activity, focused on the next frontiers of people ops. Here's a list of the booths we're most excited to visit this year, and the reasons we can't wait to learn more.

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By George Dickson on September 21, 2016

7 Easy Ways to Solve High Employee Turnover

Unexpectedly losing a great employee is one of the most costly events that can happen to an organization. What's worse, the departure of even one or two top-performers or a charismatic leader can trigger a spiral of additional turnover.

Unlike other major disasters, a turnover spiral is often avoidable, and protecting against it might be easier than you think.

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By George Dickson on September 14, 2016

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