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Increase corporate success by having more fun [Vi...

The happier and healthier employees are, the more productive and satisfied they are in their role. This is why creating a fun and entertaining environment is important for companies. Hi, and welcome back to the Xceleration video blog. Most workers spend the majority of their weeks at work. So it is essential that their office is an environment they enjoy being in. There are many ways for managers to facilitate a more stimulating atmosphere. Engagement and reward programs can be supplemented with in-house competitions that increase participation rates. In addition, online portals an...

February 25, 2017

Measuring the ROI of Employee Benefits

Employee engagement has quickly become a primary focus for many businesses today. Most corporate executives recognize the need to reduce turnover rates and increase job satisfaction to improve their bottom line. By doing so, not only will organizations spend less money on recruiting, hiring and training replacement workers, but they will also benefit from improved levels of productivity and performance. Managers have access to an abundance of advice on enhancing employee engagement, such as implementing health and wellness initiatives, providing ongoing communication and feedback and...

February 1, 2016

The real value of employee training and developme...

To limit high turnover rates, companies must formulate effective strategies to fuel levels of employee satisfaction. Some of the most common approaches managers take in doing so include reward, recognition and engagement programs. However, these are not the only options available to companies. "Hiring intelligent and competent employees does not guarantee the retention of them." It's a widely held belief that corporate leaders should focus on hiring people who are already highly trained and skilled. And while this is certainly an effective recruitment tactic, onboarding intelligent ...

January 14, 2016

Effective incentives for employee wellness programs

There are many reasons why companies should use health and wellness programs as employee incentives. The healthier a team member is, the more productive they will be. Plus, it will result in improved levels of job satisfaction and engagement, while lowering business costs associated with healthcare. But, as with most aspects of employee reward programs, managers are often faced with the obstacle of trying to figure out the best approach to initiating participation. And, unfortunately, there seems to be a lack of effective execution in this department. According to research cond...

January 8, 2016