Every Total Rewards professional has the desire to improve employee engagement. But sometimes it’s difficult to know where to start. Should you conduct a company-wide survey? What questions should you ask? What do you do with the information? The key to a successful employee engagement strategy is asking the right questions. Although you can throw…

Read More

Corporate philanthropy is “the act of a corporation or business promoting the welfare of others, generally via charitable donations of funds or time.” Over the years, corporate giving and employee volunteering has provided tremendous value not only to businesses but to society as whole. There are various ways your business can provide philanthropic efforts: Company-wide...

Read More

There is a lot of information out there about millennials. From hopes and dreams to workplace perks, everyone is trying to figure out what makes them tick. But are we analyzing this group accurately? Generally, we imagine an older manager surrounded by an office of disgruntled young professionals. The fictitious manager often struggles with decisions…

Read More

The Millennial generation, lovers of Facebook, the selfie, and on-demand technology, view the world through a different lens. And when it comes to the idea of the American dream, this is no exception. Yes, a successful career, a loving family and financial security are still as desired by millennials as their predecessors. But their means…

Read More

According to JB Training Solutions, “91% of Millennials expect to stay in a job for less than 3 years”. And with Millennials making up the largest part of the workforce, we definitely have our work cut out for us when it comes to retaining these individuals. As younger employees begin switching jobs more frequently, the…

Read More

These two words are changing everything: “Employee Engagement” Bombarded with ideas of what employee engagement means, struggle with how to implement this in our businesses. But many of these ideas are not authentic representations of what’s happening in our offices. We’re debunking the myths employers often believe about Employee Engagement. Myth: Higher compensation = higher satisfaction….

Read More

We love perks so much we named our company after them. But what are perks and how are they different than benefits when it comes to the workplace? Benefits Benefits are supplemental to salary and cover basic needs like health insurance, 401K plans, etc. While benefits are absolutely essential for companies, they also come at…

Read More

The sun beams down warming your face through the window. You can smell the fresh air peeking through as you take a sip of your iced tea, relaxing in your chair. Your eyes wander and your mind is clear. Summer is here. But, unfortunately, this isn’t you on a tropical vacation. This is the distraction…

in Blog, Employee Engagement, Talent Management, Teamwork   , , , , , , , 0

It’s no secret that the workplace has changed dramatically in the last 50 years. There are 53% more women in the workforce, The Family and Medical Leave Act allows employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid protected leave, and minimum wage has increased dramatically. It’s pretty amazing to see the progress we’ve made,…

Read More