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How to Use a Slack App for Employee Recognition

By Lydia Stevens on September 8, 2020

Slack is a workplace communication tool worth over $20 billion. It's popularity has been largely fueled by its ability to adapt to user needs quickly and its slick, user-friendly design.

Topics: Future of Work Employee Recognition Employee Engagement Remote Working Company Culture
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How to Succeed at Employee Recognition with Easy Onboarding

By Lydia Stevens on July 10, 2020

Maybe your company just did an employee engagement survey that came back with concerning results. Or perhaps the organization recently expanded, causing a greater need for tracking employee recognition digitally. Whatever your reason is, it can be intimidating when you first dive into the world of employee recognition.

Topics: Employee Recognition Company Culture Employee Recognition Software Employee Engagement Software
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7 Tips for Strengthening Company Culture While Working From Home

By Lydia Stevens on April 1, 2020

Despite a historically critical attitude towards working from home, remote work has become more and more popular in countries across the globe. Research has shown a huge advantage for remote employees in terms of performance and productivity, with an almost 13% increase in performance over a nine-month period. For years, these studies continued to fuel the trend of companies moving to remote working and more flexible schedules for their employees.

Topics: Relationships Remote Working Company Culture Positive Emotional Culture Employee Engagement Software
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How to Create a Healthy Work-Life Balance at Your Company

By Lydia Stevens on March 4, 2020

Depending on the nature of the company you work for, creating and maintaining a healthy work-life balance can be extremely difficult. When you work on the clock and have set hours, it's a bit easier to mentally separate time at work and time for yourself. On the other hand, if you're a new lawyer or working at a startup, your working hours are bound to bleed into your personal life.

Topics: Employee Happiness Employee Health Employee Engagement Company Culture
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What Exactly is Employee Engagement?

By Lydia Stevens on December 9, 2019

Employee engagement has been getting a lot of attention recently. From the well-known Gallup survey to articles in Forbes and beyond, it's a topic that has infiltrated the world of business. And for good reason, too.

Engaged employees have been shown to perform better, be less likely to quit, and be happier and more motivated. For companies, this translates into higher profitability with the same number of employees. It's a win-win.

Topics: Employee Recognition Employee Engagement Relationships Company Culture
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3 Reasons Why Workplace Recognition Promotes Diversity and Inclusion

By Lydia Stevens on October 29, 2019

With the frequency that we hear the terms "diversity" and "inclusion" today, it's fair to say these concepts have made their way into mainstream conversation. No longer confined to the Human Resources department, workplace diversity and inclusion are becoming key topics when discussing an overarching business strategy.

Topics: Employee Recognition Company Culture Diversity and Inclusion
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Recognition: The Secret Ingredient for Confidence and Ultimate Success

By Lydia Stevens on July 31, 2019

Whether you're a business leader, student, or mid-level employee, you probably want to feel confident and be successful. Generally, leaders are already fairly confident and are trying to encourage their teams so they feel more self-assured. On the other hand, many individuals still grapple with a lack of self-confidence.

No matter who you are, understanding the connection between recognition and confidence will help you find success. 

Topics: Employee Happiness Employee Recognition Company Culture Human Behavior
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3 Myths About Measuring Employee Performance

By Ed Stevens on March 14, 2019

In a rising trend, many Fortune 500 companies have bid adieu to employee performance reviews, deeming them an outdated way to check in with employees. Adobe, GE, and many others have instead moved towards a system of more regular one-on-one check-ins with employees, where they examine their work around specific projects and progress towards development goals. “It’s liberating people,” says Donna Morris, senior vice president of global people resources at Adobe. “It has really helped to create teamwork instead of individualism, which is critical in a creative company.”

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Topics: Employee Happiness Future of Work Company Culture
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Can You Get a Toxic Team Past Dysfunctional Behavior?

By Ed Stevens on February 6, 2019

It’s an all-too-familiar scenario: a couple of disgruntled employees with a glass-half-empty outlook are constantly poisoning the well and spreading their unhappiness to the other workers. Team members find it difficult to trust one another, projects stagnate (or worse, implode), and productivity plummets.

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Topics: Teamwork Company Culture Leadership
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Millennials Are Challenging the Status Quo, Are You Ready?

By Kate Sheffield on December 12, 2018

Evan Spiegel, millennial and CEO of Snap Inc famously noted of his generation, “We do have a sense of entitlement, a sense of ownership, because after all, this is the world we were born into, and we are responsible for It.”

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Topics: Future of Work Workplace Company Culture