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June 21, 2017

8 Reasons Your Organization Should Have an Employee Handbook

A well written and comprehensive employee handbook will benefit both the employee and the employer. Employees will gain a better sense of the organization and employers will know that they have made the policies and expectations clear to its workers. Here are some of the specific reasons that every employer should create and maintain an accurate handbook...
June 19, 2017

Do You Keep Your Employee Handbook Up to Date?

Employee handbooks provide important company information that is valuable to both new and seasoned employees, ensure that all individuals are treated consistently with regard to company policies and procedures, and can protect the company from potential lawsuits. An effective handbook is thorough, up to date, legally compliant, readily available and easy to understand.
June 2, 2017

5 Tips for Effective Meetings

If you want to get a snapshot of your organization’s efficiency and the health of its culture, look at your meetings. Are they efficient and productive? Do their results justify the time and expense? Are meetings an occasion for collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and team-building? Or are they a waste of time and a cause of needless frustration? The answers to these questions matter. Meetings aren’t cheap, so you want to make each minute count. The less efficient and productive meetings are, the more they cost. One employee’s lost hour is bad enough. When meetings are a waste, the costs are multiplied. Too many bad meetings and you risk creating a culture marked by disorganization and dissatisfaction. How do you make every minute in a meeting count?
May 22, 2017

Only One-Third of Employees are Engaged at Work

Employee engagement—or the commitment and energy that employees bring to work—impacts productivity and performance. According to a recent Gallup poll, only 33% of employees are engaged at work.
February 21, 2017

Company Culture Might Be More Important Than You Think

Company culture is the unifying element that holds everyone in an organization together. Culture encompasses the written and unwritten behavioral norms and expectations of those within the company.