The data proves that minimizing employee turnover improves your bottom line. On average, companies with low turnover rates rake in profits four times larger than those with employee retention problems. This is attributable to several factors, including the costs associated with training, hiring, and onboarding new hires, and productivity lost through unfilled vacancies.
Family Feud is a game show classic we all know and love. You probably enjoyed watching the show on TV with your friends and family and even tried to play along with the show from the comfort of your couch.
After a long week or a super busy month at work, everyone deserves a drink! When you worked in person in an office, you probably went out to happy hour with your team members frequently. It may have even been an ongoing tradition in the workplace that everyone looked forward to every week or month. We’re here to let you know that virtual happy hours can have just as many perks as an in-person happy hour does.
Do you have a team of foodies always sharing their favorite recipes throughout the work week? Or maybe, you have a Slack or Teams channel dedicated to cooking and sharing dishes with one another in their spare time. If this sounds like your team, it may be a sign you need to plan a cooking class experience for them for your next team-building activity.
Are you struggling to come up with effective check-in questions for your team meetings? It’s easy to end up defaulting to general questions, like, “How are things going?” But those will often lead to a vague response.
The unfortunate truth is we all get busy and start to forget just how important effective communication is in the workplace. Between completing project deadlines and attending meetings during a seemingly chaotic workweek, it’s important to remember we need to check in with employees to ensure everything is running as smoothly as we think it is.
Think back on all the places you have worked. As an employee, which one provided the best possible experience? If the reason you enjoyed working somewhere was because of your boss, it was most likely because they were great at communicating with you.
Even though everyone has a work anniversary, they can still be very exciting for those involved. Each work anniversary provides you with an opportunity to celebrate a team member’s contribution, reflect on the years they’ve been with you, and thank them for everything they do.
If you have a hybrid or remote workforce, chances are you have planned countless virtual orientations so new hires can learn more about your company. From employee handbooks to insurance policies, there is a lot to discuss in a short amount of time. On top of that, it can sometimes be an overwhelming experience for a new hire. With so many new faces and people, it can be challenging to keep track of what’s what and who’s who.
There are many challenges you may face when trying to manage a remote or hybrid team. From midweek burnout to team member disconnect, many factors could be affecting the workplace experience.