How Charitable Acts Can Benefit Your Business

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Nov 17, 2020 @ 09:11 AM

Companies that engage in charitable acts don’t usually expect to receive anything in return; however, giving back to their community can benefit their business in the long run.

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Topics: Company Culture, Business Strategy

How Sleep Deprivation Can Affect the Workforce

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Aug 10, 2020 @ 09:08 AM

Have you noticed a recurring complaint from people saying they wish they had more time? In our quest to squeeze more out of the day, we often push sleep aside and humorously tell our friends and coworkers, "I'll sleep when I'm dead." The irony in that statement is that by not getting enough sleep, you may be doing enough damage to your body to cause death to occur sooner rather than later.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Company Culture, Employee Engagement

Employers - Should You Change Your Vacation Policy?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Jun 25, 2020 @ 11:06 AM

Summer is finally here, and odds are many of your employees are planning their vacations. As pointed out in an article in Employee Benefit News, in recent years employers came to the realization that they need to offer more time off to compete for talented workers.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Company Culture, Employee Engagement

Low-Cost Perks to Help You Stay Competitive

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Jun 15, 2020 @ 09:06 AM

It’s a fact that small companies need to compete for talented workers just like the big ones do – but they don’t have the necessary funds to provide employees with lavish benefits. However, if you own a small business, you don’t have to break the bank to offer worthy options.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Company Culture, Employee Engagement

7 Tips for Managing Remote Workers

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Jun 1, 2020 @ 09:06 AM

An informative article on cnbc.com pointed out that remote workers are fast becoming the new normal - and this was true even before the COVID-19 crisis. People love the freedom of working from home or anywhere else they choose, and the pool of available talent is dramatically larger for companies when they aren't limited to their own city when searching for employees and freelancers.

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

The Economic Toll of Age Discrimination

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, May 5, 2020 @ 09:05 AM

Age discrimination – specifically the practice of hiring younger workers in favor of older ones – is a growing problem in the United States and across Europe. Ageism makes less and less economic sense as birth rates go down and the world’s population ages. However, this form of discrimination earns the least public condemnation.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

Need Advice on Improving Your Company Culture? Here are 6 Tips

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Apr 15, 2020 @ 10:04 AM

Improving your company culture takes time and careful planning. It’s not as simple as merely implementing new procedures and issuing memos to employees. Leaders with integrity need to be appointed who will uphold your organization’s values and core beliefs.

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

7 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Wellness Program

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Mar 6, 2020 @ 11:03 AM

If you examine a successful wellness program, you’ll find that a number of positive factors go into making it work. If you think you’re ready to implement such a program at your organization, perhaps it would be a good idea to review some important details first.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Company Culture

Advice on Boosting Employee Morale

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Mar 4, 2020 @ 10:03 AM

The success of any small business could depend on how often employers succeed in boosting employee morale. After all, the happier employees are, the more likely it is they’ll stay productive and loyal.

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement

Are Toxic Employees Poisoning Your Company Culture?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Feb 13, 2020 @ 11:02 AM

Every workplace has its fair share of slackers and toxic personalities, but it’s how an employer deals with those employees that solidifies its corporate culture as one of high or low performance.

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy