Pack Your Bags!: Why You Should Encourage Employees to Use Vacation Time

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More workers are finally starting to understand how important it is to take vacation time. According to CNBC, vacation use is up, and people are ready to get out of town. When you run a company, you might think it’s a good thing when your employees don’t want to take a vacation. How dedicated are they? They must really love … Read More

Employee Motivation: 5 Reasons Why Your Employees Aren’t Motivated

Employee Motivation

We spend one-third of our life at work and we are at a day in age where work is much more than just a paycheck.  Unfortunately, the majority of workers are dissatisfied with their job or their work environment. So, in a time where work culture is so important, how are you supposed to motivate and engage your employees to … Read More

How to Create an Employee Wellness Program

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Did you know that happy employees actually perform better at work? It’s true! Research has shown that happier staff can even improve your company’s sales. If you want to know how to make your staff feel better at work, look into creating an employee wellness program. This program will help your employees focus on both their physical and mental health, which will improve their … Read More

5 Unique Employee Benefits Your Staff Will Love

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You already know that it’s important to keep your current employees happy. But did you know that offering great benefits is one of the top reasons why talent chooses an employer? Putting together a great benefits package can help your company attract — and keep — the best talent around. Here are five unique employee benefits that employees are sure … Read More

3 Reasons Why Employees Aren’t Taking Time Off from Work

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Project Time Off, 52% of Americans aren’t taking time off from work and using their PTO. Odd? Well, what other countries used to view as an “American” trait of over-working is beginning to spread as Canadians are seeing similar trends…  As a business owner or HR representative, you may find some of these reasons for … Read More

Employee Retention Techniques: 5 Ways to Keep a Happy and Motivated Workforce

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More than ever, businesses are struggling to keep their best employees. Job hopping is up 22% from four years ago in 2014. Experts suspect the reason for the rise in job hopping is a strong economy. Also, Millennials do not trust employers in the same way as previous generations. They saw what happened to their parents during the Great Recession, … Read More

Well, Well, Well: 5 Great Reasons Why Companies Should Have Wellness Programs

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66% of companies have expanded their wellness programs in the past five years. Wellness programs are unique to each company but may consist of healthier food options, fitness centers on campus, and the like to boost employee wellness. But is having a wellness program at work right for your business? Let’s explore some reasons why a wellness program may fit right into … Read More

3 Top Reasons for a Retention Strategy

When it comes to hiring and firing employees, some people cycle through people faster than Henry VIII – but there might be more reasons for employee retention than you might think. With companies boasting all kinds of perks of the job from the usual health and dental to travel and exercise bonuses – it’s no wonder that people are jumping … Read More

Corporate Perks – Do’s, Don’ts and Ideas

Corporate perks can be seen in so many weird and wonderful ways – and it’s in no way about to slow down. Perks can be in the form of classic medical and dental cover to innovative standing desks and onsite workout programs to paid leave for travel and activity days. But with so many different options available, what can you … Read More

How Important Really is Employee Retention?

Employee retention is a big topic of conversation at the moment in the corporate world and with good reason too. More and more companies are seeing valuable employees stay for shorter and shorter periods of time due to the fast-paced nature of the modern age. With opportunities for young professionals coming left right and center with startups, travel and entrepreneurship … Read More