Employee Engagement

Good News: Employees Still Like Each Other

It’s all about the love on Valentine’s Day. Massive amounts of flowers, candy, and cards are given out, to the tune of $19.6 billion (that’s $143 per person) spent by US consumers alone according to the National Retail Federation. The sounds of happy people sharing their heartfelt sentiments around the office are well underway. Even […] Read more…

Engaging more employees through social media communities

Recently, I came across a webinar I had hosted in 2012 when I was the content manager for an employee benefits enrollment SaaS company — on the topic of Social Media Best Practices in HR. At that time, I was enthusiastic about the emerging use of social networks in human resources and wanted to guide […] Read more…

Think you might want to work in HR? You gotta love people first.

This summer marks my 20th year in the human resources industry. It’s hard to imagine that I earned my degree in HR, eager to make a difference in the lives of working people THAT long ago. A lot has changed over the last two decades for many human resource professionals. We’ve gone from being stuck […] Read more…

What Does Employee Engagement Look Like for Your Company?

Even though it might look like your employees are arriving to the workplace smiling and happily completing their work, things don’t always look like they may seem on the outside. Your “best” employees could actually be your worst nightmare. For example, CBS network published a story not too long ago that revealed a state worker […] Read more…

8 Genius Ways Your Company Can Boost Employee Engagement

Ask most human resource professionals what’s on their minds (outside of what’s for lunch?) and they are usually concerned with how well the company is doing with employee engagement. Why is this factor so important nowadays? First off, employee engagement is the pathway to a more motivated and productive team. Secondly, high levels of employee […] Read more…

HR Department of One – Making the Most of Lunch Breaks

As a former and sole HR Manager of a manufacturing plant in the beautiful city of Charleston, South Carolina; I often found myself using lunch breaks to get extra work done. Being an ‘HR department of one’ while it can be rewarding, also often has its challenges — time being one of the biggest. Yet, […] Read more…

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