Managing Millennials in the Workplace [Part 2]

Managing Millennials in the Workplace Part 2

The first article of this series (if you missed it, check it out here) explained why effectively managing millennials really just means effectively managing all of your employees, regardless of generation. A big part of being an effective manager is providing employees with the things they need to be satisfied and engaged at work—like fair […]

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Managing Millennials in the Workplace [Part 1]

Managing Millennials in the Workplace

As a millennial myself, I’ve always found the plethora of research on managing millennials in the workplace amusing. Trust me, I’m nowhere near interesting enough to warrant an entire area of study. And yet, here I am, bringing you another such article on how to handle the generation that now makes up the majority of […]

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6 Ways to Engage and Motivate Hourly Employees

6 Ways to Engage and Motivate Hourly Workers

When we talk about things like employee engagement or retention, many of us only consider salaried workers. After all, how often do you wonder if the cashier at your local grocery store feels motivated and engaged as they scan a bottle of dish soap and a bag of onions? As it turns out, keeping engagement […]

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How to Use Coaching to Skyrocket Employee Engagement

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This post originally appeared on PayScale’s Compensation TodayPayScale’s Compensation Today. PayScale’s own research on the drivers of employee engagement revealed that providing learning and development opportunities can have a big impact on reducing employee turnover So, how can organizations help employees discover the growth opportunities within the firm and take ownership over their own development? Personalized coaching […]

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The Major Benefits of Employee Engagement

You likely have someone responsible for tracking your organization’s finances. Someone watches customer satisfaction and whether or not you’re gaining or losing clients. Managers keep an eye on employee productivity and performance. Why? Because all of these factors impact your organization’s health and ability to make money. Is your organization as deliberate about evaluating employee […]

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How to Deal With an Angry Employee

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Handling an angry employee can be intimidating. Whether you’re nervous that they’ll lash out, concerned about how you’ll respond, or wondering what you can do to best protect the company, there are many things to consider. In a perfect world, angry employees would give you at least 24 hours of notice so you could review […]

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Hidden Ways to Empower Employees and Retain Top Talent

Hidden Opportunities to Empower Employees and Retain Top Talent

For managers, one of the biggest challenges is figuring out how to make team members stick around and keep performing at their peak. Fat salaries and endless perks don’t guarantee retention and performance; they’ll attract a steady stream of applicants, but they won’t make people work hard. To stay loyal and motivated, employees need to […]

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