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30 Ways to Bring back the Fun to Your Virtual Meeting

By Clare Moss on January 6, 2022

After a year or more of virtual meetings, many team leaders are looking for a few ways to spice things up and boost engagement.

For many remote and hybrid teams, finding ways to build genuine connection and foster relationships between dispersed team members has been key to their success. 

Topics: Employee Happiness Employee Engagement Remote Working Workplace Relationships Employee Engagement Software Virtual Socialization
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Hosting an Epic Virtual Holiday Party

By Clare Moss on November 11, 2021

When your team is in a hybrid or remote working situation, holiday party planning takes on even more challenges than usual. You can realize the benefits of throwing engaging get-togethers during the holiday season and really want to celebrate the hard work of your employees, but it's no longer as simple as scheduling caterers. How do you plan a fun event for your employees when some are hoping to party in person, while others are staying home and not comfortable being in a group setting? 

Topics: Employee Happiness Employee Engagement Remote Working Workplace Company Culture Virtual Socialization
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16 Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving in a Virtual Workplace

By Clare Moss on November 9, 2021

From days devoted to volunteer work, to catered feasts in the office, there are many ways to celebrate Thanksgiving in the workplace. No matter how you celebrate it, Thanksgiving is an amazing opportunity to give thanks and show gratitude, two things that many people do not practice frequently enough.   

Topics: Employee Happiness Employee Recognition Employee Engagement Positive Emotional Culture Employee Appreciation
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The Future of Work is Employee Well-Being

By Clare Moss on October 28, 2021

As remote work blurs the line between home and office, HR leaders are prioritizing employee well-being and mental health. This focus on nurturing employee well-being is critical to developing workplace resilience.

Topics: Employee Happiness Future of Work Employee Health Employee Engagement Workplace Company Culture Human Behavior Positive Emotional Culture
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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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6 Keys to Employee Engagement Survey Results

By Lydia Stevens on January 29, 2020

Employee engagement is an increasingly important metric for companies of all sizes to track throughout their lifetime. From employee satisfaction and happiness to retention and productivity, there are a huge number of benefits correlated to improving the level of employee engagement.

Topics: Employee Happiness Employee Engagement Leadership Employee Engagement Software
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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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Why Financial Employee Incentive Programs Can Reduce Motivation

By Lydia Stevens on July 8, 2019

Whether it be in the office or at school, people tend to think financial incentives would make them and their team work harder. If only they could get paid directly for putting in that extra effort, and perhaps their overall motivation and performance would improve as a result. And sometimes, especially when the reward is big enough, that is what happens. The opportunity to earn more money for improved performance presents itself, and thus, performance improves.

Topics: Employee Happiness Employee Recognition Human Behavior Employee Motivation
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Public Praise vs. Private Pay

By Lydia Stevens on June 4, 2019

In the American workplace, there’s a traditional idea that the best way to praise an employee is strictly through financial rewards - employees receive a regular paycheck, what more could they need? It can even go so far as to say employees who receive recognition in the form of written or oral praise will get “soft” overtime. 

Topics: Recognition Employee Happiness Future of Work Employee Recognition Employee Health
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Why Office Perks Aren’t the Solution for Disengaged Employees

By Lydia Stevens on May 28, 2019

For young people searching for jobs today, it’s almost impossible to avoid companies trying to lure them in with office perks like game rooms, massage chairs, and yoga classes. And all these things sound fantastic, especially when you’re fresh out of college dorms, where forty people are sharing three showers and you can hear your next-door neighbor snoring through the wall.

Silicon Valley is particularly notorious for providing employees with a swath of benefits and perks from free meals and snacks every day to in-house barber shops and dental offices. Companies like Facebook and Google draw in thousands of new employees, largely by offering an array of perks that appeal to the generations who have come to expect convenience and comfort.

Topics: Recognition Employee Happiness Future of Work Employee Recognition Employee Health