Archive for April, 2019

Telecommuting: A Must in the 21st Century

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Over the last two decades, the number of knowledge workers in the American workforce has grown and an astounding rate. With them, this new generation of workers brought creativity, insight, and change. Unlike traditional workers, they only need access to information and the space to be creative in order to thrive. As the number of knowledge workers has grown, so has the number companies utilizing telecommuting. Research shows that telecommuting increases employee morale and productivity by as much as 80%, while decreasing stress, absenteeism, and the negative effects commutes have on the environment. In order to keep up with modern…

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Employee Nourishment: Feedback

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From an informal ‘well done’ to a performance review, feedback is the key to growth for your employees and ultimately your organization. Employees not only value feedback from their supervisors but, when it is given in a consistent, kind, and constructive way, it results in increased productivity and job satisfaction. So, how do you, as a leader or manager, best give feedback? Studies reinforce the value of feedback and how employees respond to both positive and negative interactions with management. Employees react up to six times more strongly to negative interactions with their supervisors, and this is especially true when…

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Protect Your Employees From Identity Theft

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In today’s world, it’s not uncommon for everyone to feel some level of concern surrounding identity theft. Headlines regularly tell of individuals who have fallen victim or large corporations that have experienced massive data breaches. To combat the concern and the reality of identity theft, many corporations are turning to offering identity theft protection benefits for their employees. Not only does it make benefits more competitive and attractive, it has real world benefits for both employee and employer. Identity theft protection is assurance that if any of your employees experience a breach, their money and ‘digital reputation’ are safeguarded. Ongoing…

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