How to Explore, Nurture, and Evolve an Amazing Company Culture

Studies show that if an organization’s workforce isn’t positively engaged, nearly half of their employees will search for another job. Workplace culture has a strong effect on many facets of the employee experience, including happiness, efficiency, creativity, and turnover.

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By Maddie Davis on September 20, 2018

How to Hold Productive and Enjoyable Meetings

We all know the feeling: It’s 11:25 am, and you’re just getting immersed in your most challenging work.

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By Elle Mason on September 05, 2018

Using the Positivity Ratio to Improve Team Performance

Business leaders spend countless time, money, and energy searching for the secret ingredient of high-performing teams. Conventional wisdom suggests the best teams are those with the smartest, most talented individuals. However, that’s not the case.

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By Josh Vaisman on August 21, 2018

Delivering Employee Recognition the Right Way

As we pointed out in our recognition guide, many organizations are failing at employee engagement. In fact, 68% of US employees are either not engaged or actively disengaged.

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By Susan Snipes on August 08, 2018

Tips on Becoming a "Best Place to Work"

Being acknowledged as a Best Place to Work is an esteemed distinction for any company, and getting there is more straightforward than you’d think. I’ve been fortunate enough to witness our company be named a Best Place to Work by multiple publications. In this article, I'll share a few steps you can take to achieve similar results.

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By Jennifer Barnes on July 25, 2018

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