Workplace Notes

What Do Workers Want Most Out of Their Job and Company? This.

By |2020-03-04T16:48:31+00:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Workplace Notes|

Thirty-five percent of employees have changed jobs within the past three years and 91% of these employees left their company to do so.  With all of this seemingly unwanted movement, because we all know that replacing employees is costly, it behooves employers to know what workers want […]

Want to Increase Employee Engagement? Your Slackers Need to Go

By |2020-03-04T16:48:53+00:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Workplace Notes|

Loraine Maurer, 94-years-old, recently celebrated her 44-year anniversary working at McDonald’s. Since 1973, Maurer has worked at a number of U.S. locations in Evansville, Indiana. During the winter months, fellow McDonald’s coworkers and loyal customers pick her up and drop her off at home after her shift.

“After […]

The One Skill You Need in Employees in Order for Your Organization to Soar

By |2020-03-04T16:31:42+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Workplace Notes|

Mark Cuban is a billionaire American businessman, investor, author, television personality, and philanthropist. He owns the National Basketball Association’s Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theaters and Magnolia Pictures, and is the chairman of AXS TV. He is also one of the main “shark” investors on the ABC reality television series, […]

Put Employees First and Your Customers Effectively Come First by Default

By |2019-11-17T20:01:32+00:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Workplace Notes|

Jill Christensen is a guest blogger for EmpowerPoints, an employee engagement expert, best-selling author, and international keynote speaker. She is a Top 100 Global Employee Engagement Influencer, authored the best-selling book, If Not You, Who?, and works with the best and brightest global leaders to improve productivity and retention, customer […]

What Does the Tilting Millennium Tower Have in Common With Employee Engagement? A Lot.

By |2019-11-17T20:05:04+00:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Workplace Notes|

Jill Christensen is a guest blogger for EmpowerPoints, an employee engagement expert, best-selling author, and international keynote speaker. She is a Top 100 Global Employee Engagement Influencer, authored the best-selling book, If Not You, Who?, and works with the best and brightest global leaders to improve productivity and retention, customer […]

This Summer Go Offline and Tell Your Employees to do the Same

By |2019-11-17T20:06:59+00:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Workplace Notes|

One thing that comes up again and again when we talk about retention is the importance of work-life balance. There are many different opportunities for creating an organizational culture where work-life balance is respected, but today we are going to focus on the impact of off-hours communication. This is relevant […]

Employee Engagement Starts with Healthy Peer Relationships

By |2019-11-17T20:13:02+00:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Workplace Notes|

Back in 2004, I was working in the banking industry, in the mortgage division of a large national bank. At this company, I noticed a stark contrast in how management encouraged employees to provide the most amazing customer service to external customers, yet offered little support or training for internal […]

FUN! A Simple Way to Boost Engagement

By |2019-11-17T20:15:24+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Workplace Notes|

Paul Long’s F.U.N. system is no joke—and it could be just what your workforce needs to step up their game

When Paul Long started his first job, fresh out of college, his coworkers nicknamed him Tigger, after the Winnie the Pooh character. It was a not-so-subtle dig at his seemingly boundless […]

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The 3 Keys to Skyrocketing Your Employee Engagement

By |2019-11-17T20:17:05+00:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Workplace Notes|

A firm scanned more than 10 million employee surveys to figure out what leads to highly engaged employees. Here’s what they found.

There isn’t a company or organization around that doesn’t want more a highly engaged workforce. You’re paying employees, perhaps giving them benefits, and in exchange, you’d love for them […]

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