Building High Performing organizations, is all about getting the most out of your employees. We hear often times that employers wants loyal employees, but is that really the best for a small organization, are loyal employees the ones that delivers high performance to an organization? As with all strengths, it can become a weakness when there is too much. Here four signs that your loyal employee is hurting themselves and your company:
As temperatures grow warmer, it is often just a matter of times before an employee steps into the office with a little bit too much beach theme in mind when they picked their dress for the day. But how do you deal with it as an employer, without destroying your embraced flexible dress code? Here five tips to keep the culture great, and the dress code inline with your expectations.
Every manager will get to the point where he or she asks themselves the question: “How can I get more out of my people? How can I get the spark back in my employees?” The first point many think about when it comes to motivation is money. Well, Let’s review that for a second. Think about a […]
Without a clear goal, your team will go nowhere Here’s how to identify and communicate your business’s objectives to keep everyone inspired.
Do you ever have the feeling that your workforce is just doing a job, but doesn’t seem to be engaged? Often times entrepreneurs are extremely excited abut their organization and the purpose, but don’t have the feeling that their employees are understanding this purpose, and are just sitting in a job.
How can you keep the Eat & Drink in hand, so that everyone can Be Merry? Here 3 tips that will help you serve alcohol and food and get the best out of your employees!
Today I attended CultureCon – An event organized by Dyn. An event that is all about sharing best practices when it comes to organization. When talking to many managers and business owners, I realized that everyone is struggling with the same issues. How do we implement and maintain a great culture and how do we […]
Whenever we talk to HR Professionals about implementing an engaged workforce, the finger is often times pointed across the hallway. If management, or the managers, the employees, but HR can do so much and should be the driver of building a strong effective workforce. And in 5 steps an HR Manager can create that highly effective workforce.
When you feel that morale impacts the productivity you might want to fire everyone who doesn’t have a big smile on their face. But before you do that, it might be an easier way to look into the causes of the low morale. Often times when we talk about improving boosting morale, we tend to […]
Here in New Hampshire almost everyone is getting back on track after the devastating storm Sandy. In New York and New Jersey many people are still scrambling to get everything back together. Now the question pops up, what do we do with the pay of our employees, who were absent during and after the storm? They have […]
I bet you have never read your own employee handbook completely. Many haven’t and I totally understand. Most employee handbooks are boring. They are not really handbooks. They are a set of rules put together and start off with a boiler plate “hello, thank you for working for us” story of the owner of the company. It has nothing to do with handbook. A handbook tells you how to do things, but an employee handbook often times only tells you how not to do things.