Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Technology Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Technology | Zuckerberg Defends Company in Friday Meeting with Employees Supported by ByMike Isaac Nov. 17, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg fiercely defended Facebook in a question-and-answer session with employees on Friday afternoon, pushing back against criticism of the company in the wake of a New York Times investigation into how it reacted to Russian influence operations. In an hourlong videoconference broadcast to Facebook offices around the world, Mr. Zuckerberg responded to questions from employees on a range of topics, from Facebook’s behavior over the past 18 months to how it should handle leaks to the media, according to three people familiar with the discussion but not willing to discuss it publicly because it was a private meeting. The idea that Facebook tried to “cover up … [Read more...] about Zuckerberg Defends Company in Friday Meeting with Employees
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When chicken fried steak shows up on the weekly menu at Trebo — the on-site restaurant at Salt Lake City’s O.C. Tanner Co. — Blake Irvine and his co-workers start the countdown. “It’s like Christmas," said the design engineer. "The eggs Benedict is good, too.” In addition to generous health benefits and 401(k) packages, savvy Utah Top Workplaces, such as O.C. Tanner, have learned that food — whether it’s an on-site cafe, stocked refrigerators, an occasional free lunch or a “treat trolley" — can boost employee morale, productivity and longevity. 1 of 10 View Caption Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune Sliced Flank Steak with red potatoes and sautéed zucchini with red grape tomatoes, $5... Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune l-r Denis Mlikota and Dan Jensen confer on a project after eating lunch at O.C. Tanner... Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune Employees gather for lunch at O.C. Tanner's … [Read more...] about What are the food perks at your work? These Utah companies have free lunch, food truck events and a treat trolley to keep employees happy, productive and, yes, fed.
Not every day (or week or month) will be a good one. Here's how six leaders boost their team's optimism and drive. Entrepreneur Staff Published 7:00 am CST, Monday, November 5, 2018 Photo: Michele Marconi Photo: Michele Marconi Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Michele Marconi 6 Entrepreneurs Share Secrets for Boosting Office Morale 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Not every week is going to be great -- that's just reality. We asked six entrepreneurs: When your team seems down in the dumps, how do you boost their optimism and drive? Related: Seven Ways to Boost Employee Morale 1. Rally together. “When morale is low, it’s usually because of a challenge that’s affecting us all as a … [Read more...] about 6 Entrepreneurs Share Secrets for Boosting Office Morale
0 Have your say Bosses are often searching for new ways to boost morale and the productivity of staff. So they might look to enlist the services of an enterprising Peterborough woman, Lucy Wilson (33), who has set up Lulabelle Wellness to take massage and beauty therapy into the workplace.Lucy, who created her business two years ago and has expanded into London and Leeds, says a 15-minute chair massage can reduce stress by 85 per cent.Among her clients are taxi firm Addison Lee, which employs 250 people in Cygnet Park, Hampton, digital marketing company Zazzle Media, fashion chain Yours Clothing and Queensgate shopping centre. She said: “Seated chair massage is a very beneficial form of massage therapy that reduces stress and increases productivity and positive energy in a company. It activates dopamine in the body making you feel more alert, happy and creative. “If you are looking to boost moral, reward employee performance and enhance the health and wellness of … [Read more...] about Seated massage in the office is boosting staff morale in Peterborough
5 Ways to Overcome Low Employee Morale When you start paying attention to employee morale for the first time, you may be alarmed to find that it’s much lower than you had previously assumed. All is not lost, though. You can overcome low morale and re-engage your employees by doing the following: You have a workplace culture, whether you realize it or not. Is your workplace culture fun and engaging? The more unique you make your culture, the more people will identify with it. “By embracing the quirky, off-kilter aspects of your culture, you’ll lighten the mood in the office. The idea is to make things that people tend to dread — like meetings — more fun by doing something out of the ordinary,” says Jeff Murphy, Director of Communications at SnackNation. “Ideally, you want to do things that are both weird and authentic, meaning things that reflect the culture of the organization.” Show Employees You Care About Them Employees need to … [Read more...] about 5 ways to overcome low employee morale