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The Value of Saying Thank You and Other Employee Recognition Ideas

Posted by Rachael Jones on Feb 15, 2018 8:47:00 AM

EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION IDEAS FROM YOUR TRAINING COMPANY

Most organizations understand that creating a work environment where employees feel appreciated and valued can help with greater employee engagement and retention of top talent, a place where people truly love what they do. Unfortunately, a recent survey discovered that employee recognition in the workplace is getting worse.

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Topics: employee retention programs, employee engagement, employee recognition ideas

Is Your Corporate Training Engaging Your Millennial Workforce?

Posted by Rachael Jones on Oct 5, 2017 8:51:00 AM

TOP TRAINING COMPANY BEST PRACTICES


It has been widely reported that a work culture supporting employee engagement leads to greater employee retention. The Gallup survey “State of the American Workplace” found that only one-third of employees are “engaged” at work – they love their jobs and work hard every day to improve their organizations. That means two-thirds of employees are not engaged – 51% are “just there” and 16% are “actively disengaged”, miserable in their jobs and destroying much of the good work done by engaged employees.1

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Topics: corporate training, Millennial Workforce, employee retention, employee engagement, millennials in the workplace

What Do Employees Value? How to Increase Employee Retention

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Jun 29, 2017 9:15:00 AM

TOP TRAINING COMPANY BEST PRACTICES


Most successful managers can tell you that there is a big correlation between happy workers and hard workers. Increased workloads, distrusting managers, and unclear goals within organizations have created work environments in which employees feel overworked, undervalued, and disengaged. Employers often have the misconception that paying their employees well will produce great joy and motivation that will result in better work. However, this is not usually the case. Many employers may be surprised to learn that money is not always the biggest motivating factor when it comes to productivity and happiness. 

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Topics: employee retention, employee retention programs, employee engagement