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The Importance of Uptraining Opportunities for Employees
There's nothing more important to an employee's job satisfaction than feeling like they can grow and advance their career while working for a company. When employees feel like they have opportunities to learn and improve, they are much happier and more productive. This is why providing training opportunities for employees is so important.
In this article, we'll discuss why uptraining opportunities are so significant for employees and how you can use them to acquire and retain top talent.Read full post
Useful Tips on How to Make Work Easier For Your Employees
There are many different aspects you can improve when attempting to take good care of your employees, but making efforts to reduce and enhance their work is arguably the most important factor. Of course, this doesn’t mean oversimplifying roles, but rather ensuring your employees have all the resources necessary for performing their job optimally, in an effort to increase productivity, efficiency, and job satisfaction. Here are some simple yet effective ways you can achieve just that:Read full post
How Engagement in the Workplace Can Be Improved by Using Video
Employee engagement is critical for any business. It is "the number of employees who are emotionally and behaviorally connected to their work and their organization." In other words, it's how happy employees are with their job and their company. If your employees aren't engaged, they're not able to be productive, and that's problematic for the business. But how can you improve employee engagement?
There are many ways to improve employee engagement, but videos are one of the most powerful tools for engaging employees. Videos are the most engaging form of content on social media today. They're growing in popularity among people who want to watch videos away from their computers or phones. If you want to boost employee engagement in your company, incorporate video into your strategy.Read full post
Prioritizing Positive Reinforcement: Ethical Implementation of Rewarding Your Employees
Employees work hard day in and day out. When they contribute quality work, a reward can act as positive reinforcement for their productivity and engagement. On the other hand, when paychecks are the only result of their best efforts, their work can begin to stagnate as inspiration fades away.
Every employee needs the motivation to put their all into their team. From giving gifts to booking trips, the incentives that HR teams provide are tokens of your company's appreciation — rewards that employees can constantly work toward.
However, positive reinforcement must be organized to work. Without set guidelines, your HR team can easily slip into unethical gift-giving practices, which can demotivate employees instead of inspiring them. In this article, we’ll suggest four ways you can give employees rewards, explain how to properly implement each idea, and explore how they can benefit your team.Read full post
How To Build Trust With Employees?
As an HR manager, you are responsible for the well-being of your employees, and an integral part of their well-being is their mental health. Employees that are satisfied with their jobs are more motivated to perform well.
Employees become happy with their jobs for a variety of reasons, including trust. If employees trust you, they will feel more secure in their roles. Hence, here’s how to build trust with employees.
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8 Tips For Using Training Videos For Employee Success
Training videos are an excellent way to help employees learn new skills, meet their goals, and increase productivity. Some companies are now using videos to train employees on new software or processes, but most importantly, they can be used as an effective coaching tool. However, just like any other training tool, they need to be planned out effectively with steps and objectives that the user can achieve. This blog will discuss some of the best practices for using training videos for employee success in your company.Read full post
Believe in Yourself: Five Steps to Succeed as a Woman Entrepreneur
Who says women cannot be successful entrepreneurs? According to a report from U.S. News and World Report, 88 percent of all millionaires are self-made, while the remaining 12 percent inherited some significant money. Legal Jobs’ Women Entrepreneur Statistics also reports that there are 12.3 million women-owned businesses in the United States which equate to about 40% of all businesses in the country. These are just two statistics and there are more proving how women are successfully running businesses in the country and around the world. If you want to start a business as a woman, here are five tips that can help you achieve success.Read full post
Why Every Small Business Needs To Implement An Open Door Policy In The Workplace
Things get lost in translation. Intentions grow more muddled as the chain of command lengthens. The truth is that the larger the business, the less connection there is between a business’s officers and its employees.
This diminishment is an inevitability with massive corporations like Walmart or Amazon. Can the CEOs of these corporate giants feasibly respond to every single employee’s needs? Not Likely.
However, for smaller businesses, management can do much more to strengthen the bridge that connects them to their employees. This article will explore why every small business can benefit from an open-door policy in the workplace.Read full post
The Latest Trends in Talent Management
Human resource professionals have been busy anticipating the next generation of talent management trends, including a fluid approach to talent management and promoting brands through social media. Experts predict that data-driven methods and virtual HR departments will continue to gain popularity. The future of talent management is here!Read full post
Happy International HR Day 2022
There's no question that the last 2 years have been an enormous undertaking for HR professionals worldwide. Whether is was the Covid-19 pandemic, shutdowns, lockdowns, juggling mask and vaccine mandates, navigating the rules of a new work from home (WFH) revolution, the "Great Resignation", or simply Zoom meeting burnout (yes, it's a thing) life in HR has been both a rollercoaster and a challenge.
It's been our great good fortune for the past 25 years to have worked with a wide array of HR professionals around the globe providing help and guidance in the never-ending (it seems) quest to get their arms around the ongoing global employee engagement problem, and the events of the past 2 years haven't made this job any easier. But together, we have risen to the challenge and we will continue to work hand-in-hand with our HR partners to improve and enhance what we call the 4Cs of Employee Satisfaction. Communication, Culture, Committment and Compensation.
So today on May 20th, 2022 we recognize the profession, the work that you all do and the positive contributions you make for individuals and organizations. #InternationalHRDay provides an opportunity to salute HR and people practices at an individual, company, national and international level.
Lets all take a moment to recognize all the hardworking HR professionals who make a difference! #InternationalHRDay
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