Tag: employee productivity

What Is Making Employees Unhappy in 2022?

During the Great Resignation of 2021, more than 47 million Americans left their jobs. While some left for better pay and career advancement, according to a recent survey, a majority of people who quit their jobs left for one simple reason: They were unhappy.  Though there is no single cause of employee dissatisfaction, there are […]

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Rewarding Good Work with More Work

It’s great to be recognized for a job well done, unless that recognition comes in the form of more work. Employers and managers should be careful to structure formal and informal incentives to encourage hard work, not discourage it. Rewards Matter When an employee completes a difficult project successfully or goes above and beyond, you […]

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Study Looks at Top Productivity Risks Heading Into 2022

The dawn of a new year is a time to reflect on the accomplishments and struggles of the previous year and a great time to celebrate successes and acknowledge shortcomings. It’s also a time to look forward and plan for the future. While a lot of that planning will focus on taking advantage of new […]

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Ripple Effect of Unhappy Coworkers

It seems like every office has at least one employee who’s constantly complaining about one thing or another or just generally has a bad attitude. Sometimes their complaints are legitimate; sometimes they just like to complain. Often coworkers and managers will just roll their eyes and do what they can—or are willing to do—to be […]

Tips for Ensuring the Success of a Mentoring Program

Few tools are as effective at quality employee development than a mentorship program. Having a mentor in a senior role within one’s organization helps a protégé gain useful insight into the formal and informal strategies, behaviors, and qualities that can allow them to rise through the ranks and otherwise excel within the organization. A well-run […]

4 Ways to Boost Employee Productivity

There’s been a lot of debate about the impact on employee productivity with the shift to remote work. Some say productivity has gone way up, and employees themselves say they’re getting more work done without the typical office distractions. Still others say productivity has tanked, with employees spending less than half their time on work-related […]

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How One Organization Recruited and Onboarded During the Pandemic

While many organizations scaled back on hiring during the pandemic, there were many that did the opposite. What was their experience like? How did they handle onboarding? Today, we have a Q&A with Todd Cunningham, chief people officer at AvidXchange.

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What Is HCM?

Have you heard of human capital management (HCM)? HCM refers to the entire suite of activities an organization undertakes to optimize and maximize the value derived from the organization’s employees. Essentially, HCM strives to make recruiting employees, managing employees, and employee productivity as optimal as possible.