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…

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Imagine stepping off the plane into a foreign country. The sights and sounds are unfamiliar: words written in a language you can’t decipher, people pushing past you spouting off strange colloquialism, and you may even find yourself surrounded by sideways glances and awkward stares. Well, for many new employees, they carry these exact sentiments around…

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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….

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A trend emerging in our 21st century workplace: the ability to “WFH”, or Work from Home. There’s nothing better than rolling out of bed, plopping yourself on the couch with your laptop, and getting to work. Or so…. That’s what we used to think until we heard from employees who actually had the luxury to…

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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…

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“I’m so swamped” “Just trying to keep my head above water” You may have uttered one of these phrases at some point this month, week or even just a few hours ago. But is it busyness that has us feeling overwhelmed or, like a mirage in the desert, is it merely an illusion? Technology has…

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When we think of company culture, words like “employee engagement”, “recognition” and “opportunity for growth” come to mind. But where does Technology rank when it comes to our values as an organization or company, and how is this affecting our employees? As the CHRO of cloud-based finance and HR software Workday, Ashley Goldsmith, eloquently states,…

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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,…

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The convenience of the smartphone has turned us all into expert multi-taskers. We can listen to music, read our email, chat with friends and ride the bus, all at the same time. But how effective is multitasking really? Sure, we may get things done more quickly, but at what cost? Here are a few reasons…

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Time is a precious commodity in our 21st-century lives. But, social media and streaming tv aren’t the only things that steal our time. Here are some ways to be more productive and stop wasting time, provided by older generations of workers.   Ask for help It’s hard to balance confidence and humility in the workplace….

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