The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on the Workforce

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Jun 19, 2019 @ 10:06 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 - Is it Time to Rethink Your Vacation Policy?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Jun 17, 2019 @ 09:06 AM

Summer is finally here, and odds are many of your employees are planning their vacations. As an article in Employee Benefit News points out, due to the low unemployment rate and the increase in job openings, employers are realizing they need to offer more time off to compete for talented workers.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Company Culture, Employee Engagement

10 Tips for Networking Success

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Jun 5, 2019 @ 10:06 AM

An article on Businessknowhow.com points out that effective networking is the linking together of individuals who, through trust and relationship building, become walking, talking advertisements for one another.

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

Summer Workplace Legal Issues: What Employers Should Know

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Jun 3, 2019 @ 09:06 AM

Now that summer is here, many employers will have to deal with seasonal employment issues. These could include such things as hiring interns, dress code compliance and handling PTO requests. 

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

Stay Competitive With These Low-Cost Perks

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, May 24, 2019 @ 11:05 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

How Can Employers Attract Gen Z Workers?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Apr 22, 2019 @ 09:04 AM

Individuals born after 1996 are undeniably tech-savvy. More than any other generation, they realize how a workplace can be transformed by utilizing technology.

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

How Does Generation Z Differ From Millennials?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Mar 1, 2019 @ 11:03 AM

The newest generation to enter the workforce is Gen Z. They have no memory of a world without cellphones and the Internet, and they tend to be tech savvy.

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

The Importance of Dressing for Success

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Feb 27, 2019 @ 10:02 AM

"You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure.” – Zig Ziglar

We’ve all heard that we should dress for the job we want rather than the job we have – because how we look affects others’ perception of us. But did you know that how we dress can also affect our own self-esteem and job performance?

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

6 Ideas for Improving Your Company Culture

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Feb 19, 2019 @ 09:02 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

Negative Tech Effects in the Workplace

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Feb 11, 2019 @ 09:02 AM

There’s no doubt that the use of technology has many benefits for employers and workers alike. However, there are cons to be considered as well.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy