HR essentials for emerging companies- strategies for engaging and retaining employees

Scholley Bubenik •
Forbes
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Most startup and emerging small companies are fairly unconcerned about human resource functions in their company. In fact, some entrepreneurs have a sense that human resources are all about strict guidelines, red tape, and ridiculous rules enforced by the HR Police- all things that could impede the growth and dynamics of a fast-growing company. However,

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Four impactful employee engagement strategies for small budgets

Heidi Lynne Kurter •
Forbes

  Employees don’t require a lavish, Google-sized budget to motivate them. Simple, thoughtful and cost-effective strategies can go a long way in building a sense of community and increasing engagement.  Employee engagement doesn’t require the budget of Google to be impactful. In fact, most employees value stronger relationships with their managers and colleagues. Managers who

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Three things that will boost employee engagement

William Arruda •
Forbes
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Photo credit: A grade of 15 percent isn’t close to passing in any classroom. If a wise teacher saw that figure, he would take swift action to understand the student’s problem. The same should hold true for both employees and employers when they hear global employee engagement rates are hovering at 15 percent , per Gallup’s

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Eight ways to increase employee engagement this holiday season

Katie Edwards •
Business2Community
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It’s December and the holidays are fast approaching. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanza, Yule, or any other holiday, it’s great to get into the spirit and. Here are eight ways to improve employee engagement this season. 1. Set up holiday decorations. Depending on what your employees celebrate, spread some seasonal cheer by adding decorations

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How to make your workplace ready for Gen Z

William Arruda •
Forbes

Photo credit: Getty Royalty Free Generation Z is about to change the face of the workforce. These new workers don’t remember a world without the internet and smartphones. They’ve witnessed hard times for their parents during the Great Recession. They’re coming of age in the era of #MeToo. And no, they’re not Millennials. The older

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