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What are symptoms of disengaged employees?

If an employee is hitting all their business goals, does it matter if they are engaged or disengaged employees? Bottom line. Yes, it does. An engaged employee is an employee that feels passion for their job and is committed to the company.   Engaged employees bring high productivity and creativity to a company. In turn, that […]

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What is employee engagement?

So, what is employee engagement? And why should you care if employees are engaged? After all, it’s the results that count right? Wrong. Let’s start by setting things straight, a happy employee doesn’t necessarily mean an engaged employee. There’s a difference between being happy at work because you get to use the game room, or […]

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How often should you conduct an employee survey?

In this article, we will go over why employee surveys are important, and how often surveys should be conducted for business growth and employee satisfaction.  Why are employee surveys important?  Employee surveys are a useful tool to gain an understanding of how your employees are feeling. As a result, surveys are a great way to […]

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The role of appreciation in a struggling Gen Z workforce.

In this article, you will learn about the struggles Gen Z feels in the face of a pandemic. Discover the role appreciation plays in the Gen Z workforce motivation. First of all, Gen Z is are individuals between the ages of 18 and 25.  A study by Microsoft ( 2021)  reports that 60% of Gen […]

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The great resignation, and why appreciation is important.

Maybe you are familiar with the term “ the great resignation”. Or maybe it’s the first time you hear it…Either way, this article will aim to explain the great resignation. As well as how appreciation plays a huge role in creating a talented workforce The pandemic has given rise to very turbulent times and unforeseen […]

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5 things every leader should do for employee engagement

In this article, we will go over the 5 things every leader should do for employee engagement. Therefore, if you’re looking for a couple of tips to increase employee engagement, this is the article for you. First of all, I would like to start by saying that every leader should strive for engaged employees. The […]

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The importance of positive psychology in workplace dynamics.

What is positive psychology? And more importantly, why is it important for workplace dynamics? By the end of this article, you will understand the story behind positive psychology, the relationship between motivation and appreciation, and why it’s important. Shall we begin? The old 9-to-5 and bureaucratic work dynamics are long gone. Employees are no longer […]

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The psychology behind Workplace appreciation.

In today’s article, we are going to dive into the benefits that positive psychology brings to the workplace. Don’t we all wish to wake up and be excited about heading to work? To do our dream job with peers that share the same feelings? After all, we spend half of our waking hours at work, […]

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Build team spirit and appreciation through challenges!

Challenges are a great way to build team spirit and appreciation amongst the company and win a few laughs at the same time. Moreover, they are a great way to break work barriers and build stronger friendships of trust. Another wonderful benefit of challenges? You can bring in remote teams! No matter where your colleagues […]

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Onboard new employees into a culture of appreciation.

Onboarding new employees can be fun, stressful, and a big responsibility. However, onboarding employees into a culture of appreciation should be the top thing on your list. However, the work doesn’t stop there, then comes the next big challenge -onboarding.  Onboarding an employee, in its simplest form, is the act of introducing a new employee […]