Category: Team Performance

Why Every Weekend Should Be A 3 Day Weekend, According To Science

Guest blog by Tiffany McAdams at InvestmentZen.com. Employee engagement carries a lot of weight in the corporate world. It’s a vital piece of the productivity puzzle with plenty of theories on how it’s best achieved. Many theories have validity, and can combine a blend of a variety of techniques to generate the best outcome for the company and […]






Transparency in the Workplace – It’s Time to be Open and Honest

In most organizations, there is an unspoken understanding that employees will provide quality work in exchange for decent compensation and treatment from employers. Employees expect stable work to generate an income, and employers expect employees to use their skills to generate ideas and revenues for the company. It’s pretty simple – or, is it always […]






Give Your Employees a Voice – See the Difference in Your Business

Leaders are continually scratching their heads wondering what it takes truly motivate employees. Everyone seems to have good advice on the subject, but much of it is subjective. However, it’s well-known that when employees are actively engaged in their work that they tend to be better at producing, more effective managing their tasks, and positive […]






Manage 360 Feedback Surveys With These Best Practices

360 Feedback Surveys have been around workplaces for years. In fact, they are a staple of how human resource practitioners learn what drives employees to perform. However, when not managed properly they can become a hassle rather than a useful tool. So too, employees can smell 360 surveys from a mile away and may resent […]






Improve Employee Motivation with Thymometrics

Psychology of Employee Motivation Employee motivation as a topic has been extensively researched for decades by many leading experts around the globe. It is therefore surprising that only recently have we begun to understand more about the core drivers of an engaged employee and in turn employee performance. Much traditional thinking places emphasis on rewards […]






Measuring the Organizational ROI of Talent Retention – How Engagement Factors In

For as long as human resources has existed, the ability to retain talent in order to get some type of return on investment has been a major focus of most organizations. But, this is often an objective goal that can mean different things to different types of companies. Why do we place so much emphasis […]






How To Transform Engaged Employees Into Ambassadors For Your Brand

Guest blog by Paul Breton at Blue Octopus Recruitment. An engaged workforce is a fantastic thing to have, but it only goes so far if prospective applicants aren’t aware of it. A strong employer brand is a key part of your recruitment strategy and vital to persuading job seekers to apply for your roles. Getting […]






Transform a Ho Hum Team to a Powerhouse of Productivity

Boosting Performance with a Strong Employee Engagement Philosophy When is the last time your work teams produced something amazing? If you are starting to notice a general lack of enthusiasm among your employees, there’s a good chance things are not as they should be. The company may be moving along steadily, but nothing outstanding ever […]