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Teamwork and camaraderie are extremely important components for a successful and productive business. A recent study uncovered that the primary reason an employee leaves an organization is the lack of engagement and that the cost of filling the position can be up to twice the employee’s annual salary. The study also found that a shocking …

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Guest post by Andre Janus No doubt recognizing your employees is important, but doesn’t it seem like a daunting task sometimes? There are certificates to print, awards to order, special events to plan and more. When you hear that you should make employee recognition activities a daily priority, you might even cringe. How are you …

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Guest post by Adrienne Erin Google didn’t become a tech giant because its founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, did everything on their own. Instead, they formed a company, hired the right people and motivated them to turn Google into a household word. The company not only motivates its employees, but it also treats them well. …

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Peer recognition

What can we learn about peer recognition from a Nobel Prize winner in economics and a piece of advice relating to how to raise children. Two things, I suggest. First, employee recognition is likely to be even more important than we thought it was. Second, employee recognition should come not just from management but also …

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Happy enagaged employees

If you ask someone not to think of a pink elephant for the next minute, there’s a pretty good chance that they’ll spend most of the next minute thinking about pink elephants. So what do you think happens when you deliberately try to suppress bad thoughts because you’re trying to “think positively”? Richard Wiseman, in …

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Despite being in the minority in past years, Millennials (workers now aged 20-32) have always had a disproportionately loud “voice” in shaping and influencing employment efforts and human resources initiatives within organizations. Now that the shift in workforce composition is moving at an ever increasing rate towards these workers, that voice is getting louder and …

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