[VIDEO] 7 Fundamentals of An Effective Employee Rewards & Recognition System

You only have two kinds of employees: loyalists or mercenaries. Loyalists know you genuinely care about them, they believe in your cause, and they bond with other employees. Mercenaries, on the other hand, are always looking for the next biggest check – whether it’s with your company or not. If your...

Calculating the High Cost of Employee Turnover

There’s a disease silently infecting the modern American business world today. It lurks in the background, silently eating away at the bottom line of your company. This silent destroyer of business profits is known as your “employee turnover equation”, and it affects small businesses and corporations alike. I’ll not bore you...

How spoofing Watch Me by Silento improves employee engagement

When rolling out a new company initiative, buy-in from your team is crucial. In our case, our marketing department (a.k.a. "The Dream Factory") came up with a brilliant idea to shoot a music video spoof using Silento's "Watch Me." At the time, the team had no idea what the video was for. They...

[VIDEO] 5 Keys to Fixing Communication Before You Lose Another Employee

Masterful communication is vital for your success as a manager. Motivating employees, sharing your vision, and interacting with customers all depends on your ability to properly communicate. As a manager, you are in the business of human relationships. “Communication is the heart of all human relations and human relations is...

Why Restaurants Get Employee Recognition Right

Two key ingredients impacting a restaurant's profitability are great food and great service. Let’s talk about factors affecting the service you receive when visiting a restaurant for the first time. The “company culture” within the restaurant greatly impacts the level of service you receive. If the employees in the kitchen are...

Share Your Employee Management Frustrations

What bugs you about managing employees? If you had to point to your single biggest frustration, what would that be? Got 2 minutes to tell us about it? Here's your chance to get everything off your chest! We love getting feedback, comments, and suggestions from management professionals just like YOU; people who are in...