2017 North American EE Awards Finalists Announced
May04

2017 North American EE Awards Finalists Announced

The North American Employee Engagement Awards (EE Awards) today announced their 2017 shortlist of companies that put workforce engagement at the heart of their strategy. The winners will be announced at a ceremony following the North American Employee Engagement conference on June 8, 2017 in Chicago. The day will see speakers from respected brands such as Delta Airlines, Chillis Restaurants, Caesars Entertainment, past award winners,...

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How Internal Mobile Apps Influence Employee Engagement
May02

How Internal Mobile Apps Influence Employee Engagement

Are your employees engaged in what they’re doing? Many aren’t, as Gallup found that only 32 percent of employees in the United States have felt engaged at their jobs over the past 15 years. Those low engagement numbers lead to serious issues for companies. Simply put, employees who aren’t engaged aren’t as productive or as innovative. Low engagement also results in higher turnover rates. It’s estimated that employee disengagement...

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Everyone Is Entitled to Paid Rest and Meal Breaks, Fact or Myth?
Apr06

Everyone Is Entitled to Paid Rest and Meal Breaks, Fact or Myth?

Everyone Is Entitled to Paid Rest and Meal Breaks, Fact or Myth? I was recently reflecting on a speakerphone call I once received from a group of front of house employees asking, “Hypothetically, aren’t we entitled to a break and a lunch with pay?” Knowing that such a question is rarely “hypothetical, do” I provided the standard Department of Labor (DOL) response applicable for that particular state and...

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5 Ways to Increase Productivity in the Workplace
Apr05

5 Ways to Increase Productivity in the Workplace

  5 Ways to Increase Productivity in the Workplace Within the workplace, a productive team is a motivated one, and similarly, a motivated team is a happy one. Therefore, it makes sense that you should put your employees’ happiness first in order to guarantee that your team is working as effectively as possible and help you increase productivity. There are many ways to increase levels of happiness and motivation within the office...

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Body Language: How to Understand Intentions in the Office
Mar13

Body Language: How to Understand Intentions in the Office

We’re all familiar with the scenario – we’re at the office and someone is saying one thing but we get the sense that they are thinking something else. But how can we tell what they are thinking and if it matches what they’re saying? A great tool to understand intentions is through body signals. Subconsciously, we already read physical cues, but if we can become aware of them and learn how to interpret them, then we will improve...

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The How and Why of a Meaningful Workplace [Infographic]
Feb22

The How and Why of a Meaningful Workplace [Infographic]

Corporate Volunteering Corporate CSR programs provide both employees and the employers with a plethora of advantages and benefits. Employees are inspired and happier, while employers see these results increasing the bottom line. Check out the infographic below! To learn more visit Good Deeds Day on Facebook. About Good Deeds Day The team at Good Deeds Day have released this new infographic to help explain the importance of CSR...

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Drive Employee Engagement Through Personalized Learning
Feb22

Drive Employee Engagement Through Personalized Learning

How do you attract and retain top talent? To eliminate actively disengaged employees, companies are looking to re-strategize their employee engagement programs to attract and retain top talent. Take a look at these three ways you can leverage personalized learning to showcase your commitment to employee engagement Make it Mobile When you make your company’s learning material mobile-friendly, employees can easily access materials,...

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How To Encourage Employee Engagement Through Leadership
Feb20

How To Encourage Employee Engagement Through Leadership

HR managers are always looking for ways to improve employee engagement and no wonder. Engaged employees are happier and more productive and ultimately create more resilient organizations. What’s more, engaged employees are more likely to describe their company as a great place to work. That makes it more likely for a company to attract other bright and engaged employees. Leadership has a lot to do in encouraging employee engagement....

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