How to Effectively Incentivize Your Sales Team

Henry Ford once said, “Nothing happens until someone sells something.” Without sales, businesses flounder. Sales is an integral part of most organizations; it directly impacts cash flow, provides insight into market fit, and lays the groundwork for customer retention.

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By Ben Travis on July 11, 2018

11 Easy Ways to Reduce Employee Turnover

Employee turnover has a major impact on your organization's trajectory, but if you're having trouble with it, you're not alone. Even the best companies struggle with turnover.

In this post, we’ll examine employee turnover: what it is, why it costs so much, and how to reduce it.

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By George Dickson on June 27, 2018

What You Need to Know About the Cost of Employee Turnover

According the the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 3.6 percent of workers leave their place of employment each month. Do you know how many employees you lose each year to turnover?

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By George Dickson on June 13, 2018

Why Employee Recognition is Crucial to Inclusion

Why is inclusion important?

“Diversity” and “inclusion” are so frequently said together that they’re often used interchangeably, but they are two distinct (and important) ideas. In the workplace, diversity is representation: who is being recruited, hired, and promoted. Inclusion is about the environment and how each person experiences the workplace.

Diversity has been in focus in recent years, bringing bias-reducing hiring practices and representation metrics to the forefront. Creating an inclusive environment where diverse perspectives can thrive is the natural next step.

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By Emily Ciavolino on May 30, 2018

Accelerate Your Employee Recognition Program with Meaningful Rewards

Employee recognition is openly-expressed acknowledgment and appreciation for an employee’s contributions to their organization. Years of service awards; annual, quarterly, and performance bonuses; and verbal and written praise all fall under the umbrella of employee recognition. Modern employee recognition is powerful: it makes work visible, supports company values, and boosts morale. It’s also undergoing an exciting sea change.

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By Maja Orsic on May 17, 2018

Why Volunteering as a Team Can Inspire Employee Engagement

You already know that your team is capable of accomplishing incredible things together. That’s why you hired the people you did!

So as your employees grow with you and become stewards of your company’s core values, how will you retain them?

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By Maja Orsic on April 18, 2018

Make Recognition Fun and Get More Done with Bonusly in Stride

What’s your workflow? Ask any modern employee and you’ll get variations on a theme: workflows are a personal thing.

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By Maja Orsic on April 12, 2018

How to Refine Your Management Style and Boost Employee Engagement

It’s been said that people don’t leave companies, they leave managers.

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By Johnny Duncan on April 04, 2018

Reframing Accountability in the Workplace

Accountability often conjures a negative connotation in our minds, and while that’s truly unfortunate, it’s understandable.

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By George Dickson on March 21, 2018

9 Research-Backed Reasons to Rethink Your Annual Employee Evaluation

Nobody looks forward to their annual employee evaluation, but I don't think that's a big secret.

In fact, many employees dread their upcoming evaluations for weeks or months in advance. And whether or not they're willing to admit it, most managers hate employee evaluations, too.

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By George Dickson on March 07, 2018