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According to McKinsey’s research, productivity is slowly declining in the United States. Some possible causes include mis-measurement of productivity, slowing technological innovation, shifts in employment from manufacturing to service industries, and lack of capital access. The list of possible reasons is infinite and seemingly out of your direct control. Naturally, a less productive workforce will […]

Workforce Management: The Ultimate Guide for Small Businesses
50 Icebreaker Games for the Workplace in 2022
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Whether you’re putting together familiar faces for a new project or forming a brand new team, icebreaker games can make everyone feel a bit more comfortable with each other. These types of games challenge assumptions, boost morale, build rapport, and make people laugh. Facilitating harmony from the beginning can spark conversation, fuel creativity, and enhance […]

How to Start an Employee of the Month Program (with Free Email Template)
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According to a recent report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employee separation is at an extraordinarily high level. There are many reasons people leave their job, ranging from economic downturns to relocation. But another major reason is dissatisfaction. Being unhappy with your job can stem from feeling underpaid, overworked, and perhaps even undervalued. […]

30 Memorable Work Anniversary Ideas in 2022
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Celebrations at work are always fun – whatever the occasion. Who doesn’t enjoy a free slice of cake on a Tuesday, or office beers on Friday afternoons? But when it comes to work anniversaries, there are many more reasons to celebrate than simple enjoyment. If someone has worked for you for one, five, or ten […]

The Ultimate Guide to Bereavement Leave for SMBs
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In the United States, small businesses alone employ nearly sixty million people. That’s roughly the size of Italy. Needless to say, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are the backbone of our economy and represent nearly a quarter of the country’s workforce. The CDC also reports that an average of nearly 8,000 people die every day […]

15 Actionable Tips to Boost Job Satisfaction for Your Team
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Nobody wants to work a boring 8-5 job where your employers don’t care about you. But we all want a sense of fulfillment from our jobs. So what does it mean to be satisfied with your job? The business definition is simply the extent to which an employee feels content with their work duties and […]

9 Great Work Perks To Motivate Your Employees in 2022
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Perks and benefits are important, especially to the newer generations of workers. In fact, most people say that benefits and perks are a big factor in considering whether to accept a job offer. 80% of employees would even choose additional benefits over a pay raise. These days people want to have a work-life balance, and […]