'I am not going to compliment you for something we pay you to do,' this contributor once heard from his manager. Yikes. Shawn Doyle Published 11:00 am CDT, Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Photo: Caiaimage/Agnieszka Olek | Getty Images Photo: Caiaimage/Agnieszka Olek | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Caiaimage/Agnieszka Olek | Getty Images Simple Techniques for Boosting Morale That Many Leaders Miss. Are You One of Them? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Years ago, I reported to a manager who for reasons that will become clear must remain anonymous. So, I'll just call him "George." I was meeting with George in his office, and when I asked him how I was doing in my … [Read more...] about Simple Techniques for Boosting Morale That Many Leaders Miss. Are You One of Them?
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Retaining good employees is good for the bottom line, and now it can be easier and less expensive than expected. Tiffany Delmore Published 9:00 am CST, Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Photo: Hoxton | Tom Merton | Getty Images Photo: Hoxton | Tom Merton | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Hoxton | Tom Merton | Getty Images 5 Easy Ways to Reduce Costs and Boost Employee Retention 1 / 1 Back to Gallery By definition, idioms aren’t literal expressions. But some, like “trim the fat,” which implies a reduction in number or volume, can steer you in precisely the wrong direction. If you’re looking to trim business fat, you’ll probably … [Read more...] about 5 Easy Ways to Reduce Costs and Boost Employee Retention
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
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