Returning to the Office After More Than a Year at Home: How Will Retention and Engagement Be Impacted?
It’s been 16 months since you sat in a conference room…16 months since the water cooler has been replenished with a fresh bottle of water…16 months since you’ve eaten in a cafeteria…16 months since the halls of your office suite were bustling…16 months since you’ve sat in traffic on your morning commute, 16 months since you stood on a train platform with your Starbucks coffee…and now, you’re ready to get back to it.
Well…your employees may not feel so ready.
In today’s times, remote working is the new business normal. Staying connected to your employee base is key: boosting morale with online rewards, words of thanks and a continual points-based incentive program is a prime factor in virtual engagement.
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Employee turnover can hurt your company in two different, but equally powerful ways. First, having a high employee turnover rate can harm your company’s reputation and make it difficult to attract new employees. Second, employee turnover is expensive, and for every employee who decides to hit the road, you will need to spend time and money to find a reasonable replacement. Read More
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While combining companies can offer a host of benefits, it can be a bit of a challenge to come to an agreement regarding merging corporate cultures in a way that accurately and wholly reflects the new face of the company. Rather than flounder your way through the process or put it off entirely, gain some insight on how to go about developing a new company culture to go with your new business. Read More
We live in a world where basically every store offers a frequency card or rewards program. In anticipation of the upcoming Easter holiday, local supermarkets will thank loyal customers all week by gifting them with a free ham or turkey. This small gesture is designed to encourage further spending and drive loyalty. But does it work? What happens after the meal is eaten? Read More
The ability to develop and utilize effective communication skills in business has never been needed more than today. Whether it is due to the millennial generations’ addiction to smartphones or the excessive amounts of technology at our disposal, the fact of the matter is that face-to-face communication is no longer made a priority to the younger generations in the workplace. As a result, people entering the workplace are not equipped with the necessary communication skills needed for business. Read More
In todays’ world of internet and e-commerce, more people than ever are buying products online with little to no interaction with customers, making it difficult for businesses to establish an actual connection with their clientele. This revolutionary shift began in the late 80s with SWREG, a global e-commerce solution that was designed to make it easier for software industry people to sell their products using “Merchant Account.” However, in 1994 Amazon.com was founded, selling each and everything online that has now only grown into the largest internet-based retailer in the world by total sales and market capitalization. Read More