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What Is The Key to Improve Employee Performance?

When you run a business it is important to make sure that your employees are working at their fullest potential.

It is not realistic to expect your employees to work at their best levels 100% of the time as everyone is bound to have ups and downs in their productivity.

However, there are steps that can be taken to improve employee performance overall.

Topics: Advice Best practices HR

How To Reduce Low Employee Morale With Free Meals

A growing number of companies have chosen to raise low employee morale by providing their employees with free meals, often on a daily basis.

Such a move can boost a sense of community among employees and create an overall fun environment.

A USA study found that although 56 percent of employees were satisfied with their jobs, the number went up to sixty-seven percent when provided with free meals. Free company meals also boost employee productivity

Topics: Benefits Advice HR

A Unique Little Idea On How To Improve Employee Performance

If you work in HR, or own or manage a company, your are concerned about maximizing and how to improve employee performance.

Maybe you have tried all the standard approaches- bonuses, evaluations, raises, incentives- but you still have a feeling that you should be getting more from your staff.

If poor employee performance is a problem for your company, here is one simple trick that can greatly enhance productivity at minimal cost to you.

Topics: Advice Benefits Business Advice HR

3 Proven Ways to Boost Low Employee Morale

Research by Gallup reveals that only 32 percent of employees are engaged at work.

Low employee morale often contributes to things like lower productivity and higher turnover rates. Implementing the advice below will significantly improve employee morale and engagement.

Topics: Advice HR Leadership

How To Raise Low Employee Morale From The Top Down

Low employee morale is a common problem, especially in a small business where employees are deeply connected to the company.

And if it continues for a long amount of time, low morale has the potential to dramatically lower productivity and probability of success.

Though this problem does take lots of time and dedication to properly address, often the root is simple to identify--more often than not, low morale comes from the leaders in the company.

Topics: Advice Employee Coaching HR Leadership

This Is What Happens To Safety After An Employee Handbook Review

When was the last time that you thought about safety in your small business?

We are often surprised to read about companies that have accidents which could have been avoided through more prevention.

Many workplace accidents occur because of a lack of attention to established safety protocols, a lack of communication, or because employees should have received new safety procedures in their handbooks.

After an accident occurs, everyone feels bad, but there is no way to justify how that employee got hurt. It's better for a small business without a full-time HR manager to embrace prevention than to pay for the accident's related costs.

Having liability insurance and worker's compensation will not offset damages to the company's reputation. Insurance policies don't change how employees feel after the accident about their safety at work.

Topics: HR Advice

What Ways Can A Virtual CFO Protect Your Non-Profit?

Is the business side of your non-profit getting a little overwhelming?

Many times it is a good idea for a non-profit to outsource their financial department with a virtual CFO.

A virtual CFO will help your organization optimize efficiencies, reduce overhead, and protect you from fraud and irresponsible accounting.

With virtual CFO services, you will have more time to be the leader and the face of your non-profit organization.

Topics: Accounting Advice