A new study should be the final nail for open-plan offices

Who can concentrate under these conditions? Shutterstock Libby Sander Open-plan offices have taken off because of a desire to increase interaction and collaboration among workers. But an innovative new study has found that employees in open-plan offices spend 73% less time in face-to-face interactions. Email and messaging use shot up by over 67%. The study […]

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4 Great Things Managers Do That Deserve Recognition

Let’s face it: the daily contributions of managers, especially at the middle level, go largely unsung. Managers hear about engagement and recognition constantly, but almost always in the context of appreciating the work of their teams and reports. These individuals took on a leadership role and agreed to spend most of their time leading others, […]

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Quick Guide to Consolidating Employee Recognition

One of the keys to successful employee recognition is making regular changes and adaptations the program to reflect the ever-changing needs of your workforce. When a recognition program grows along with a company, especially if that company stretches across the globe, managing many separate programs at individual locations can become burdensome. Consolidating all your recognition […]

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3 Simple Ways to Make Employees Feel Valued

A recent TINYPulse white paper on employee engagement revealed that the percentage of employees who feel “strongly valued” in the workplace declined in the last year from 31% to 26%. That means only about one out of every four employees are getting the message from management that their contributions are meaningful. Everyone should know by […]

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The Best Ways to Improve Employee Morale

A Powerful Thread Employee morale is a powerful thread in any organization. When it is weakened, productivity and performance follow suit. It’s no surprise that culture change is becoming the premiere skill for organizations to master moving into the 21st Century. Best Ways to Improve Morale Here are the best proactive measures you can take […]

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